Boeing and Safran have made a joint investment in Electric Power Systems (EPS), a developer of certifiable battery packs for electrified aircraft propulsion. The investment will help the Utah-based startup develop a highly automated industrial base to produce aviation-grade energy storage systems. EPS has worked with NASA to develop the lithium-ion battery pack for the X-57 Maxwell electric propulsion demonstrator. After the destructive failure of the original battery module during thermal ...

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