Author Archives: Altelium User

Battery leasing – baking in problems or better care of resources?

Altelium’s Business Development Manager, Alex Johns, considers if through battery leasing, we’re baking in problems for the future or taking better care of resources? It would seem incredibly odd to buy a petrol or diesel car, with the engine itself leased to you separately.  The car buyer in this situation might think this means the […]

Lloyd’s Lab accelerator programme for innovation celebrates mid-term point for ninth cohort    

The ninth cohort of the Lloyd’s Lab accelerator programme for innovation, which includes battery insurtech Altelium amongst participants, reached the halfway point.  The 10-week programme offers start-up, scale-up and mature insurtech companies the opportunity to work alongside insurance market experts to drive forward their product innovation, alongside opportunities to test solutions with brokers and insurers.   […]

COP27 corporate environmental transparency

COP27 discussions have focussed on transparency under the banner  “Together4Transparency” including discussion of “the role that information plays in reducing risks and uncertainties in order to attract financial support for action”. More details of the discussion can be found in the article from the UN: Transparency and Accountability Underpin Effective Climate Action Insurance supports action […]

Unlocking insurance expertise

Ross Kiddie is the General Manager of Altelium North America.  He joined Altelium in Spring 2022, bringing a wealth of relevant experience from his roles such as CEO of energy software firm Envinta, and President of EK&S Energy Products. In this blog post, Ross describes his deep sector experience, and tells the story of why […]

Solar and storage sector “turbo boosted”

The commercial rooftop PV market is described as “turbo-boosted” by Solar Media, reporting the sector to be experiencing “a deluge of planning applications.” Demand is coming from “national corporates seeking to meet sustainability targets, SME’s looking to offset growing energy bills, and public sector entities such as local councils and academic institutions.” Alongside solar on rooftops […]

EV World Congress

The EV World Congress is taking place on 5-6 October 2022 in London. Alex Johns from Altelium will be part of the ‘Fleet Stream’ panel from 14:00 – 14:40 pm on Wednesday 5th. The topic of the panel discussion is ‘Energy first: Establishing a connection to the grid, developing your strategy for fleet electrification and […]

World Energy Storage Day

Altelium celebrates World Energy Storage Day on September 22nd. Less than five per cent percent of electricity generated by utility companies globally is currently stored, but tripling the amount of energy storage capacity by 2050 would help limit global warming to below 2°C over the same time.    The many ways in which energy storage […]

Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle and Connected Automated Mobility Event

The Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle and Connected Automated Mobility Event took place from 7 – 8 September at The UTAC Millbrook Testing Ground. Charley Grimston, Chairman, and Alex Johns, Business Development Manager from Altelium visited the UK Government Pavilion as representatives of one of the key organisations in the energy innovation ecosystem. The UK recognised […]

How active insurance helps the EV market

Altelium offers active insurance for batteries, where our EV warranty programme helps extend the life of a vehicle battery by providing the owner or fleet manager with insights and feedback to maintain optimal battery health. Why is this so important to the clean energy transition? The EV sector is already hyper stimulated with demand outstripping […]

The U.S. Inflation Reduction Act

We salute the U.S. Senate for its bipartisan Inflation Reduction Act and clean energy package which is going to stimulate manufacturing and retail of sustainable energy products. Altelium provides insurance and warranties for the battery market, whether in vehicles or in energy storage. We understand the huge emissions savings which sustainable energy delivers compared with […]