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Enabling electrons to solve global challenges

One technology, multiple impacts

NaSICON technology is an innovative solution to challenges in the global energy and specialty chemical markets.

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image descriptionimage descriptionLong duration
energy storage
image descriptionimage descriptionClean low-sulphur
marine fuel (DSU®)
image descriptionimage descriptionSodium metal and
chemical production
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Long duration energy storage

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Clean, low-sulphur fuel oil for the marine market

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Our proprietary technology is proven and
ready for commercial application

NaSICON is patent protected and has been tested over long durations at commercial conditions. Manufacturing capacity is operating at a commercial scale. We are ready to bring our innovative technology to the world.

Enlighten – backed by decades of research and development


Ceramatec formed to advance research and development of ceramic membranes – specifically for sodium/sulphur battery applications


Ceramatec develops oxygen sensors and new ceramic materials


Ceramatec develops SOFC fuel cell technology


Ceramatec forms new companies to commercialize technologies


Ceramatec acquired by CoorsTek, the global leader in engineered ceramics


Ceramatec begins development of sodium technology for oil processing (DSU®)


Field Upgrading formed to develop DSU® process using Ceramatec’s NaSICON ceramic membrane technology


NaSICON ceramic membrane applications advanced at lab-scale

DSU® pilot plant begins operation


Field Upgrading acquires Ceramatec assets and IP and rebrands to Enlighten


Commercial multi-purpose electrolysis stack (using NaSICON technology) successfully demonstrated at pilot plant

2020 & onwardresearch

Initial work in battery technology

  • Continuous operation of charge/discharge cycles at pilot plant

DSU® technology de-risked and ready for demonstration

  • CleanSeas Demonstration plant operating
investing in future

Investing in the future of energy

Next generation energy storage and clean marine fuels are in commercial scale-up. Enlighten is also actively involved in the development of sustainable aviation fuel, specialty chemicals and carbon fibres.

Experts in innovation

Our executive leadership team is made up of experienced professionals dedicated to developing disruptive applications in the clean energy industry.

Meet our team