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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

24 May 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

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 May 14. Prompted…

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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

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 announced on May…

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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

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 to be quite…

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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

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 dynamic charge acceptance,…

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Gridtential wins innovation award at BCI 2018 Batteries International

Gridtential wins innovation award at BCI 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 April 30. Pictured left…

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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

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 industry firms —…

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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

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 project in Tanzania,…

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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

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 that the primary…

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