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Commercial operations begin for Aqua Metals, top management changes almost over 200 200 Batteries International

Commercial operations begin for Aqua Metals, top management changes almost over

May 24, 2018: Aqua Metals, the US recycling start-up that processes lead batteries without smelting, finally made a commercial dent into the lead recycling market on May 7. That day…

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German research group aims at additives to improve lead batteries 640 480 Batteries International

German research group aims at additives to improve lead batteries

May 23, 2018: Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute in Bavaria, Germany are working in partnership with Exide Technologies’ German arm on new additives for lead-acid batteries, the group announced on…

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Two of India’s largest lead firms sign recycling deal 640 236 Batteries International

Two of India’s largest lead firms sign recycling deal

May 23, 2018: One of India’s largest lead manufacturers and exporters, Gravita India, has signed a deal with Amara Raja, one of the country’s largest lead battery manufacturers, the company…

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Mini-grids, lead batteries — the way forward for Africa 237 213 Batteries International

Mini-grids, lead batteries — the way forward for Africa

May 23, 2018: The potential for lead-acid batteries is huge in Africa as more and more communities install mini-grid systems, usually combining rooftop solar panels, says Jessica Stephens, the global…

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Battery recycling consultant doubts claims of ‘countless piles of dead batteries’ littering Africa 300 225 Batteries International

Battery recycling consultant doubts claims of ‘countless piles of dead batteries’ littering Africa

May 23, 2018: Battery recycling consultant Brian Wilson has cast doubt on recent media reports about ‘countless piles of dead batteries’ littering African countries, telling BESBthe situation is more likely…

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East Penn signs up ArcActive’s ‘battery-changing’ electrode technology 337 337 Batteries International

East Penn signs up ArcActive’s ‘battery-changing’ electrode technology

May 23, 2018: East Penn Manufacturing has entered into a partnership with the carbon fibre technology company ArcActive to produce batteries with new electrodes that could mean world-leading levels of…

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Gridtential wins innovation award at BCI 2018 Batteries International

Gridtential wins innovation award at BCI 2018

  May 10. 2018: Bipolar technology firm Gridtential won the 2018 Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz Innovation Award for its silicon joule technology at this year’s BCI convention in Tucson, Arizona on…

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JCI wins further battery supply contracts, extends Aqua Metals deadline Batteries International

JCI wins further battery supply contracts, extends Aqua Metals deadline

May 10, 2018: Johnson Controls has been awarded contracts to supply its AGM and flooded batteries to Navistar and MAN Truck and Bus — two heavy-duty commercial truck and bus…

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Trojan Battery named Smarter E award finalist for rural microgrid projects Batteries International

Trojan Battery named Smarter E award finalist for rural microgrid projects

May 10, 2018: Trojan Battery, the manufacturer of a battery range called Deep-Cycle Solar AGM, has been named a finalist in the Intersolar Europe Smarter E Award for its microgrid…

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Exide claims some contamination around Vernon site was not its fault Batteries International

Exide claims some contamination around Vernon site was not its fault

May 10, 2018: Exide Technologies has responded to complaints about a delay in the clean-up of contaminated land surrounding its former lead battery recycling plant in Vernon, California with claims…

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