From Left to Right: Mike Maizland – President of ReCharge ReCycling, Rick Mason – Training Director of Flint/Saginaw Electrical JATC, Michael Czarnota – CEO of ReCharge ReCycling
ReCharge Recycling, a leading company in sustainable battery solutions, has recently announced its relocation to the Flint/Saginaw Electrical JATC Training Center, which is a joint venture between the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the National Electrical Contractors Association. The July 1st move, marks an exciting development for ReCharge as it expands its capabilities into electrical vehicle battery testing and grading. Moreover, this new collaboration with the JATC presents an opportunity for students to gain valuable hands-on experience in battery pack and microgrid maintenance.
The infrastructure and resources available at the JATC facility will provide ReCharge ReCycling with an ideal environment for conducting extended electrical vehicle battery and microgrid testing. ReCharge can perform comprehensive tests to assess the performance, durability, and safety of their batteries. As the demand for electric vehicles and microgrids continues to rise, it is crucial to have trained technicians to maintain the reliability of these systems.
In addition to benefiting ReCharge Recycling, the partnership with the IBEW Flint/Saginaw Electrical JATC offers an excellent learning opportunity for JATC students. ReCharge will provide access and training on EV battery packs, modules and Microgrid Battery Energy Storage Systems. The facility enables students to develop practical skills and gain firsthand knowledge about renewable energy systems. This collaboration aligns with ReCharge’s commitment to fostering sustainable practices and empowering the next generation of professionals in the electrical industry. Through this unique educational experience, students will be better prepared to tackle the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in the field of clean energy.