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Lead battery industry leaders make pledges at EUROBAT forum Batteries International

Lead battery industry leaders make pledges at EUROBAT forum

Reducing the levels of lead in workers’ blood was announced as a priority at a forum on June 15 by three influential players in the lead battery industry: Battery Council…

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South Africa’s main utility opens battery-testing facility to find 2000MW back-up power Batteries International

South Africa’s main utility opens battery-testing facility to find 2000MW back-up power

South Africa’s largest power supplier, Eskom, opened a battery-testing and demonstration facility in Rosherville, Johannesburg, in early June. Here it will compare different battery technologies with a view to installing…

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And the winners are … the ees AWARD 2017 Batteries International

And the winners are … the ees AWARD 2017

  The three winners this year of the ees AWARD 2017 for the most innovative concepts and solutions from the energy storage industry were Solarwatt, LG Chem and Energy Depot…

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Hoppecke records impressive 25% growth for 2016-17 Batteries International

Hoppecke records impressive 25% growth for 2016-17

Hoppecke Industrial Batteries announced on May 26 it had recorded a 25% growth in revenues for the financial year 2016-2017. The company, the UK arm of Germany’s Hoppecke Batterien, has…

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GS Yuasa launches three lead-acid battery ranges Batteries International

GS Yuasa launches three lead-acid battery ranges

GS Yuasa, the Japanese lead-acid battery manufacturer, unveiled three new car battery ranges at the Automechanika conference in Birmingham on June 6. The first are GS SMF (sealed maintenance free)…

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Fiamm presents two new lead-acid battery ranges at Italian show Batteries International

Fiamm presents two new lead-acid battery ranges at Italian show

Fiamm, the Italian battery producer and distributor, presented two new lead-acid battery ranges at the Autopromotec conference in Bologna between May 24 and 28. The EnergyCUBE and PowerCUBE batteries have…

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Skeleton Technologies launches SkelGrid energy storage system Batteries International

Skeleton Technologies launches SkelGrid energy storage system

Skeleton Technologies, the ultracapacitor manufacturer, has launched another product in its ‘Skel’ range, announcing on May 30 an energy storage system for industrial power back-up applications that the company says…

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Trojan Battery launches new Solar AGM line Batteries International

Trojan Battery launches new Solar AGM line

  Trojan Battery, the deep-cycle AGM battery manufacturer, launched a new range of batteries for solar and renewable energy applications at the Intersolar Europe conference in Munich on May 30.…

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Marine battery industry to grow, Leoch wins supply deal Batteries International

Marine battery industry to grow, Leoch wins supply deal

The global yacht battery market has been forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 2.54% between 2017 and 2021, according to a report by Research and Markets…

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Hammond paste additives position firm for new regulatory readiness Batteries International

Hammond paste additives position firm for new regulatory readiness

Hammond Group’s latest developments in paste additive technology will allow the firm to stay at the forefront of conservation efforts to cut carbon emissions, customer service manager Stephan Bolanowski told BESB…

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