Atom Power in the News
Posted November 14, 2023
Frito-Lay is trading in flaming hot gas engines for electric vehicles at one of it’s Charlotte facilities. There are 28 fully electric vehicles that will come and go from the depot near Westinghouse Boulevard, and you’ll be able to see them when they drop off fresh snacks at retail stores, gas stations, and other locations. Charlotte-based Atom Power helped install the charging infrastructure there.
Posted November 14, 2023
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 September 26, 2023
Atom Power, the pioneer in solid-state breaker electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, has partnered with L.A. LIVE, the downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district, to install 48 Atom EV charging ports on L.A. LIVE’s campus. Through this partnership, L.A. LIVE will more than triple the number of EV chargers currently available on-site, significantly expanding access for visitors.
Posted September 6, 2023
Ryan Kennedy, CEO, Atom Power, discusses the state of the charging infrastructure in North America and how the combination of the company’s solid-state circuit breaker technology and proprietary software can help deliver cost-effective, reliable – and cybersecure – charging of commercial electric vehicle fleets.
Posted August 23, 2023
After co-founding Atom Power in 2014, Kennedy and his team set out to commercialize solid-state circuit breaker technology. It was certainly not a new idea; it’s been experimented with for at least four decades. “But our view was that the world needs a universal platform for protection, visibility, and control at the edge of the power grid.”
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
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
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 June 20, 2023
Regardless of how affordable electric vehicles become for renters, EV charging must make economic sense to rental property owners or it will not be pursued. Atom Power's EV charging solution reduces the complexity of managing hundreds of EVs charging concurrently that may be across multiple different electrical feeders, across multiple different branch circuits, across multiple different buildings, all not on the same service.
Posted June 20, 2023
Posted June 12, 2023
Atom Power's CEO, Ryan Kennedy, offers a look at how fleet managers can navigate the transition to electric trucks. There are four things to look for when determining how reliable a charging solution might be: overall design architecture, maintenance accessibility, monitoring capabilities and technical redundancies. Let’s dive in.
Posted May 9, 2023
Atom Power, the pioneer in networked energy, was today announced as the recipient of the North Carolina Job Development Investment Grant by the state’s Department of Commerce. This grant coincides with the company’s expansion of its headquarters to a second office location in Huntersville, as well as a research and development facility in Raleigh.
Posted March 22, 2023
Atom Power has successfully completed its first international EV charging installation, bringing the company’s advanced EV charging infrastructure to South Korea. The deployment builds on Atom Power’s rapid growth as businesses, multi-family properties, and fleets turn to the company for reimagined EV charging infrastructure that is reliable, scalable, and efficient.
Posted February 17, 2023 by Volts Podcast
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
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
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
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 August 19, 2022
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
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
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
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
PURPL EV charging infrastructure can mean the difference between charging one EV for $18 or $476 a month.
Posted November 9, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
Startup Atom Power is dragging Edison-era electrical equipment into the 21st century.
Posted July 19, 2021
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.