Leading Change Within Our Community
On a mission to enable the widespread deployment of renewable energy sources, Dragonfly Energy is developing technology for our future, putting Americans to work, and engaging for and with our community to unfold a bright, green environment for all.
We are proud to share our community efforts, including hosting tours for community leaders and government representatives, catering support to community institutions from university and youth education groups to local business startups, developing partnerships with non-profits, military veterans, and first responders, and continuously sharing our expertise out in the field with industry partners and community groups.
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University of Nevada, Reno
Dragonfly Energy is a longtime supporter of the University of Nevada, Reno. A large percentage of our workforce is university alumni, Dragonfly Energy CEO, Denis Phares received an MBA from the instiution, and we are proud to work closely with various university departments on internship programs, including participation in the Wolf Pack STEM Internship Program.
Proud Sponsor of Wolf Pack Athletics
Dragonfly Energy is proud to be the official “Go Green” sponsor of Nevada Athletics for the 2023-24 season, which includes support for Football, Men’s Basketball, and Women’s Basketball.
A large percentage of Dragonfly Energy’s team is made up of Nevada alumni, and we are proud to work closely with various university departments on internship programs, including participation in the Wolf Pack STEM Internship Program in the Fall ’23 semester.
Dragonfly Energy’s R&D team, specifically, has welcomed many University of Nevada, Reno student interns into the labs to support our research efforts in battery science, materials characterization, and manufacturing processes.
Dragonfly Energy Innovation Award
The annual Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition focuses on developing the next generation of entrepreneurs held by Nevada’s College of Business – a competition that Dragonfly Energy founders were finalists in back in 2014.
Students compete for a $50,000 Sontag grand prize in addition to a $10,000 Dragonfly Energy Innovation Award.
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Inside Dragonfly Energy’s headquarters and out, we are proud to ‘Back the Pack’ as University of Nevada alumni, Wolf Pack Athletics fans, and supporters of our local university and community.
Our Impact Among Other Community Organizations
The Discovery Museum
We are proud supporters of The Discovery, northern Nevada’s home for informal science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) learning through museum exhibitions. Dragonfly Energy is an official sponsor of the 11th annual Chemistry of the Cocktail, The Discovery’s largest annual fundraising event, and have worked closely with the organization to outfit their School & Community Outreach Van with a lithium power system. Reliable LiFePO4 energy helps bring educational exhibits to children outside of the museum.
EDAWN’s Reno Startup Week
As a symbol of a successful northern Nevada startup and as the title sponsor of the Economic Development in Reno-Sparks-Tahoe’s (EDAWN) Reno Startup Week, Dragonfly Energy is thrilled to support a community-driven event dedicated to celebrating entrepreneurship and providing recourses for our community’s next up-and-coming startups. The weeklong event offers a variety of activities, workshops, discussions, and networking opportunities.
From military veterans who have bravely served our country and generous first responder organizations to nonprofits focused on education and more, Dragonfly Energy is proud to lend a hand to some of the most influential and significant nonprofit organizations we have crossed paths with.
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