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Atom Power in the News

Posted November 14, 2023

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The snack company is partnering with Duke Energy and Huntersville-based Atom Power. 

“It was exactly what they needed for this depot,” said Atom Power CEO Ryan Kennedy. “It was highly reliable charging infrastructure and large-scale energy management, and that’s what we do, fundamentally, as a company.”

Posted August 17, 2023


Inovis Energy, a leading energy services company, and Atom Power, the pioneer in solid-state breaker EV charging solutions, have partnered with Mecklenburg Paint Company (MPC), a woman-owned commercial paint contractor, to help the company transition its fleet to electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025, starting with the installation of dual-port Atom EV chargers at its facility in Charlotte this year.

Posted August 10, 2023

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The world is moving toward a more sustainable future, but the need for action and transformative leadership has never been more urgent. Forbes will bring together business leaders, entrepreneurs, policy leaders and newsmakers for its 2023 Sustainability Leaders Summit on September 20 in New York City, to discuss how we can all embrace viable solutions and take visible action.

Posted June 25, 2023

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If you see a purple pedestal the next time you go to charge your electric vehicle, you’re likely tapping into Atom Power. The Atom Power charging solution is a new way of thinking about powering up EVs (and other things that need electricity).Typical systems house electronics in the pedestal. Atom Power uses an energy management system in its breakers to reduce energy costs, respond to demand changes and allow for easy expansion.

Posted February 17, 2023 by Volts Podcast

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The lowly circuit breaker was first patented by Thomas Edison and hasn’t been updated much since — until Atom Power CEO Ryan Kennedy came along and made a digital version. In this episode, he describes the basics of the digital circuit breaker, the ways it’s making a difference in the EV charging market, and its game-changing potential.

Posted February 17, 2023 by Bloomberg

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Atom Power says its smart circuit breaker will make charging electric cars as cheap and easy as using Wifi.

Posted December 6, 2022


This year's class of nominees included diverse people from an array of companies with varying missions and beliefs — which is representative of Charlotte's robust and lively innovation scene. Co-founded by Ryan Kennedy in 2014, Atom Power is a networked energy startup that aims to support and amplify the electrification of everything, starting with electric-vehicle charging. 

Posted November 15, 2022

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Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, today partnered with Atom Power to deliver the industry's first electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure integration available through Geotab's fleet management platform, MyGeotab.

Posted September 30, 2022

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Power 100 highlights the leaders who are driving the Charlotte area's growth into its next stage. CEO Ryan Kennedy co-founded Atom Power Inc. in 2014 and leads a company that can expand Charlotte’s tech sector and manufacturing base. 

Posted September 25, 2022


Huntersville-based Atom Power grew from a small startup on UNC Charlotte’s campus to a powerhouse grabbing global attention for its electric vehicle charging technology in less than a decade.

Posted August 19, 2022

Top 10 Biggest Funding Rounds

In addition to its TerraPower deal, SK Inc. and SK Energy invested $100 million in Huntersville, North Carolina-based Atom Power, which is digitizing power distribution for EV charging.

Posted July 31, 2022

EV charging equipment

The design center director for Atom Power and principal at Open Door Architecture discusses the effect of electric vehicles on commercial architecture and integrating charging equipment into public spaces in creative ways.

Posted July 11, 2022

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Startup Atom Power Inc. has moved into its 21,000-square-foot office and manufacturing facility in Huntersville, where it is producing its electric-vehicle charging system.

Posted January 4, 2022

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Podcast: Atom Power announced the launch of an EV charging solution called PURPL that charges vehicles directly from the circuit breaker and incorporates unique energy management technology to keep electricity costs low.

Posted December 16, 2021

Multifamily and Fleet EV Charging Solutions

PURPL EV charging infrastructure can mean the difference between charging one EV for $18 or $476 a month.

Posted November 9, 2021

Atom Switch Digital Circuit Breakers

Atom Power, manufacturer of the world’s first and only UL listed solid-state digital circuit breaker, announced top IoT engineering hires that will enhance the security and connectivity of its technology which fully leverages available energy resources and provides intelligent energy management.

Posted October 7, 2021

NYC Multifamily EV Charging

Atom Power Inc. has announced an order for 355 electric vehicle charging stations based on its digital circuit-breaker technology to be installed at a 900-apartment cooperative in New York City.

Posted October 1, 2021

Solid State Circuit Breaker

The proliferation of renewable energy is necessary for communities and countries to meet their goals of reducing carbon emissions, but it also presents new challenges for those managing power distribution. 

Posted August 16, 2021

Atom Power Manufacturing

Looking to tap the burgeoning electric vehicle charging market and planning to introduce its first residential product, Atom Power plans to open a 150,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the Charlotte region next year.

Posted July 30, 2021

Atom Power manufacturing EV Chargers

As Atom Power ramps up production at its new 23,000-square-foot headquarters and production plant in Huntersville, the company is focusing squarely on the fast-growing electric vehicle charging market in manufacturing the third generation of its digital circuit breaker.

Posted July 22, 2021

Atom Power Digital Circuit Breakers

Startup Atom Power is dragging Edison-era electrical equipment into the 21st century.

Posted July 19, 2021

Atom Power Innovation Fire Award

From pre-seed-stage startups to multibillion-dollar tech firms, the Fire Awards are a peek at what set these companies ablaze over the last year — things like new funding rounds, product launches and pandemic pivots that not only saved the business, but benefited customers along the way. 

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