ZincFive’s UPStealth Gains Approved Product List Status
With Texas Department Of Transportation -
Making The State’s Roads and Intersections Safer

TxDOT evaluates and approves nickel-zinc battery-based UPS for roadway and signalized intersection use to improve safety and mobility for Texans.


PORTLAND, Oregon—(May 2019)—Maintaining thorough standards for product qualification, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has approved ZincFive’s UPStealth for use in signal cabinets on Texas roadways and signalized intersections.  The UPStealth intelligent uninterruptible power supply (UPS) provides backup power to traffic signal cabinets during power outages to maintain traffic safety and flow.  The functionality of the UPStealth supports the TxDOT mission to “deliver a safe, reliable, and integrated transportation system that enables the movement of people and goods.”

The UPStealth, utilizing powerful, safe and green nickel-zinc batteries is in use by over 150 Departments of Transportation with TxDOT being one of the nation’s leading and progressive transportation agencies to evaluate and approve the UPStealth.

ZincFive’s UPStealth series of products placed on TxDOT Approved Product List

ZincFive’s UPStealth series of products placed on TxDOT Approved Product List

“We respect the thoroughness and detail of the TxDOT qualification process that ensures the operational integrity of their transportation systems,” says ZincFive CEO and Co-founder, Tim Hysell. “The opportunity to contribute to the safety of the traveling public in Texas is something we look forward to through the deployment of our UPStealth solutions.”

The UPStealth offers a safer, smarter and greener alternative to traditional lead-acid battery-based UPS solutions.  ZincFive’s patented nickel-zinc batteries offer longer life, small form factors, safer operation and environmental advantages over lead-acid battery technology.  In addition to taking full advantage of the properties of nickel-zinc batteries the UPStealth offers performance features not seen before in this class of UPS.  Groundbreaking features of the UPStealth include active power supervision through an oscilloscope function, accomplished by constantly monitoring and capturing the incoming utility AC power as well as the ability to hot-swap batteries during a power outage to increase intersection uptime.

Learn More About ZincFive’s Nickel-Zinc Solutions:
For Intelligent Transportation: ITS America, June 4-7, Washington DC, Booth 717
Media: Steve Jennings 503.505.1749 sjennings@zincfive.com
Sales:  Pete Johnson 503.781.3033 pjohnson@zincfive.com

About ZincFive, Inc.
ZincFive is the world leader in innovation and delivery of nickel-zinc battery-based uninterruptible power supplies for mission critical applications in Data Centers and Intelligent Transportation and offer batteries for stationary, motive and start-stop applications. With 97 patents awarded, ZincFive leverages nickel-zinc chemistry within its solutions to provide high power density and performance simultaneous with superior safety and environmental advantages. ZincFive is a privately held Company based in Tualatin, Oregon. zincfive.com.

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