by Maija Ehlinger for Hypepotamus It was certainly a year of change for green technology. Sustainability Tech – including technology related to energy, climate, ESG, renewables, and carbon reduction – moved from a “nice to have” industry into a pillar in the overall tech scene. What drove that change? In short, regulation, legislation, and business sentiment. […]
From an article by Hope Williams for the Georgia Tech Technique. Alumna Niesha Butler opens S.T.E.A.M. Champs Tech alumna Niesha Butler is the founder of S.T.E.A.M Champs education center in New York City. Butler has had numerous careers, from being a software engineer to a professional basketball player. // Photo by Hope Williams Student Publications […]
JTEC Energy founder Dr. Lonnie Johnson is included in the Atlanta Business Chronicle‘s 2022 Power 100, an annual list featuring people who influence the city’s business community and broader economy in a different way. He is in the Power 100 Innovators. They are pioneers in their industry. Their creativity sets a path for others to follow, […]
JTEC Energy board member Mack Wilbourn is featured as a First Horizon client success story. Visit the First Horizon website to learn more.
Press Release ATLANTA, May 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — JTEC Energy and Johnson Energy Storage announced that the companies’ founder, Super Soaker inventor Dr. Lonnie Johnson, was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was held in Washington, D.C. on May 5, 2022. Dr. Johnson was joined by his family and by […]
Karen Lorre interviews JTEC founder Dr. Lonnie Johnson and CEO Mike McQuary for her “Stories We Love” Podcast.
Excerpted from an article by Michelle Dillon for the Jacksonville Progress 2/13/22. Read the full article here. People enjoy their pastimes and many of those pastimes include fun and games. In this installment of our series about inventions by Black Americans, we’ll review a few contributions that make leisure time more enjoyable. For many children, […]
Excerpted from an article by Monica Cull in Discover Magazine 2/8/22. Read the full article here. Lonnie Johnson NASA engineer and inventor Lonnie Johnson is the father of some of our favorite toys, plus dozens of other patents. All of you ’90s kids who grew up playing with Nerf guns and Super Soakers have Johnson to […]
The National Inventors Hall of Fame honors JTEC Energy founder Dr. Lonnie Johnson:
Article by Rain Noe for Core77.com published 2/8/22 In 1982, nuclear engineer Lonnie Johnson was working for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. During the day, he was figuring out how to power the Galileo spacecraft; at night he was working on a hobby project, developing an environmentally-friendly, Freon-free heat pump. For the heat pump experiments, Johnson […]