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Totus Power

Making low cost, high-power Li-Ion battery packs from second life EV batteries

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location San Diego, CA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2013
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
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Company Summary

Totus Power develops portable scale Li-Ion battery packs from used EV batteries. Recently, we pivoted to providing the core used battery module and the proprietary battery management system (BMS) as component to other battery pack manufacturers in developing countries and the US. We are currently working on a supply of 10k units/year from a large EV manufacturer and in early discussion phase with multiple potential customers.


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    Founder & CEO

    Shiv is an Electrical Engineer with business experience working with established & start-up electric vehicle/clean-tech companies. Shiv’s experience includes working with BMW & a bay area Vehicle to Grid startup on their alternative technology program, and also worked as a Director for a NASA based EV start-up. Shiv is originally from India, having grown-up across the country, worked with companies like TATA, Cummins, Deloitte, Ernst & Young.

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    Matt Klein
    Engineering Lead

    Matt specializes in the design of energy storage systems, with an emphasis on thermal management of large Li-Ion battery systems. He previously worked for a bay area based electric vehicle startup KleenSpeed, leading product development efforts culminating in a world record setting electric race car & a prototype 40 kWh Li-Ion energy storage system. Matt was also one of the founding members of the UC Davis Formula Hybrid team, leading UC Davis to

Previous Investors

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    Start-up Chile