May 15, 2018
How many universities in Asia can claim to produce their own solar energy to power their facilities and laboratories? Unfortunately, not as many as actually would benefit from it. As a leader in renewable energy research in ASEAN, solar energy production is nothing new to the Energy Research and Development Institute of Chiang Mai University (ERDI-CMU) in Thailand. At certain periods however, the solar panels produce more energy than the building consumes. Read how ...
May 9, 2018
March 2018, Hong Kong – In their 7th edition of the hottest startups issue, Hong Kong Business presents local startups that raised successfully a significant amount of funding in the past record. According to KMPG, Hong Kong based startups raised in total a record-high funding of $424m venture capital in the last quarter of 2017. Read … Continued
September 11, 2017
11 September 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia – Ampd Energy’s pilot with the Siloam Hospital Group, the biggest network of private hospitals in Indonesia, was successfully concluded on 11 September 2017. Two months ago, one Ampd Silo P1 was installed at the Sentosa General Hospital in Bekasi, Indonesia to provide backup energy to the hospital’s ICU ward … Continued
September 8, 2017
8 September 2017, Hong Kong – Shortlisted among scores of applicants to pitch in front of a panel of seven esteemed judges, Ampd Energy was selected as a top 3 semi-pitch finalist for Jumpstarter 2017 in the Smart Cities category. Jumpstarter 2017 is the first-of-its-kind startup pitch event in Hong Kong that offers top teams … Continued
August 31, 2017
Environmental considerations and technological developments have propelled the energy storage industry into hyper development mode, resulting in smaller carbon footprints, lower battery costs and increased Electric Vehicle (EV) car mileage. These developments have steered the industry towards newer Li-ion batteries, and away from Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles and classical rechargeable batteries like lead acid. … Continued
August 22, 2017
Read the wonderful profile piece by Prime Sarmmiento in China Daily Asia Weekly. Bruneian Brandon Ng is just 29 years old but he has already cofounded an innovative startup that aims to solve one of the world’s biggest problems — intermittent power supply. “The word innovation is overused,” said Ng, who is now based in … Continued
August 14, 2017
There has been lots of talk on whether an on-grid energy storage system is really eco-friendly. The following article will highlight some of the green benefits in using the Ampd Silo. Lithium-ion Vs Lead Acid Batteries Lead acid batteries are the most common storage medium for UPSs (Uninterruptible Power Supply). They are cheap and have … Continued
July 31, 2017
Last year, around 2.5 million Samsung Galaxy 7 smartphones, powered by lithium-ion batteries were withdrawn from the market for safety reasons. Which begs the question, should we trust Li-ion batteries? The Samsung batteries burst into flames, along with about $5 billion dollars of investment. Irregularly sized batteries causing overheating and in the second round of … Continued
July 18, 2017
The Ampd Energy team was asked to weigh-in on methods of improving the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP). This week’s discussion was on adding a residential complex to the Park and its influence on the start-up ecosystem. Article 1, ON.CC: View Article Article 2, PCM: View Article Article 3, UnWire: View Article Article … Continued
July 11, 2017
Rise Hong Kong KONG RISE is the largest startup event in Hong Kong gathering global technology companies, leading Hong Kong and international start-ups, and investors. It takes place in Hong Kong for the third time from 11-13 July 2017. Rise Energy Forum With all these interesting people in town, Ampd Energy decided to leverage the … Continued
May 15, 2017
WHEN Brandon Ng and his business partners set out from Beijing, China, to pitch their high-performance electric motorcycle product to law enforcement agencies in Indonesia, it didn’t occur to them that a chance incident would transform their business into one of the most promising enterprises globally. Raised in Brunei, the 29-year-old CEO and co-founder of … Continued
May 9, 2017
Two young Hong-Kong based engineers tell us their story of devising a product that effectively tackles the power and energy crisis in countries lacking adequate power supply. Continue Reading (p 33)
May 4, 2017
A SPECIAL energy-themed talk titled ‘Energy Transition & Innovation’ was held at the Radisson Hotel yesterday. Organised by the French Bruneian Business Association (FBBA), the event featured talks by two key figures from the local energy industry. One was a talk titled ‘The Importance of Energy Storage for Solar: Lesson Learnt’ delivered by Brandon Ng, a … Continued
April 13, 2017
Ampd Energy is proud to announce that its co-founder and CEO, Brandon Ng, has joined the elite ranks of the Forbes Asia 30 Under 30: Industry, Manufacturing & Energy.
January 19, 2017
Ampd Energy was shortlisted as one of 4 finalists in Engadgets best CES start-up. To put this into context, there were over 580 start-up companies in Eureka Park.
January 6, 2017
Under normal circumstances, I would have assumed the gleaming white, person-sized box standing next to me was some kind of high-end appliance.
January 5, 2017
Hong Kong start-up Ampd Energy hopes to make diesel generators obsolete with its battery-powered energy storage system, especially in countries.
December 29, 2016
For countries without stable power supply, a reliable backup system for power is crucial for the operation of essential facilities such as hospitals or telecommunication services. Hong Kong startup Ampd Energy has launched an energy storage system called Ampd Silo uses that can store electricity when power is available and use it when there’s an … Continued
December 29, 2016
Startup AMPD Energy, which joined Hong Kong Science and Technology Park Corp's Incu-Tech incubation program last year, has launched its energy storage system Ampd Silo, aiming to replace the widely used diesel generator.