By: Gary Monaghan
“You have the power today to accomplish anything, may your day be filled with Sunshine.” This quote from an unknown author may indeed be the personal slogan of SunVault Energy’s President and CEO John Crawford. A veteran of the “Electricity and Power storage” business, John Crawford was the Director in charge of Energizer’s Strategic Ventures section and with that company for 22 years before leaving to head up SunVault’s operations. Although this article is not about John or his reasons for making such a dramatic shift, where the real dramatic shift comes in, is the company to which Mr. Crawford moved to and why.
US marines go to war in Afghanistan with solar cells embedded in their rucksacks, efficient enough to recharge lithium-ion batteries for radios and greatly lighten loads.