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Ellington Ellis

Ellington Ellis is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Global Battery Solutions, an innovative battery technology company.

Global Battery Solutions (GBS) is an industry leader in Battery Life Cycle Management. They Repair, Remanufacture, Repurpose & Recycle rechargeable batteries. (4R’S). GBS has processed thousands of lithium-ion battery modules through its facilities; remanufacturing and repurposing them, thereby extending their life and keeping them from landfills.

GBS supports the automotive industry’s transition to electric vehicles by helping auto manufacturers extend the life of batteries once they are no longer used in vehicles.

He’s been in the role for the last 7 years, after developing a passion for energy storage and batteries because of their potential to store energy from the sun and wind when the sun is not shining and the wind is not blowing.

“Many people believe that by transitioning from a fossil fuel economy to a renewable energy economy there will be a loss of jobs and quality of living,” said Ellington. “Nothing can be further from the truth. Clean energy will not displace workers. It will replace dirty jobs with clean jobs.”

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