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European Parliament calls on EC to level the playing field for all battery technologies 150 150 Batteries International

European Parliament calls on EC to level the playing field for all battery technologies

MEPs on June 29 called on the European Commission to amend regulatory burdens on energy storage technologies in the drive towards a clean energy transition – emphasizing that all battery…

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Moll Batterien in talks with potential investors in bid to save the company 150 150 Batteries International

Moll Batterien in talks with potential investors in bid to save the company

July 2, 2020: Akkumulatorenfabrik Moll, the German family battery business which filed for insolvency on March 30 because of the Covid crisis, said on June 18 it was in talks…

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In brief: Cellusuede, Water Gremlin, EUROBAT, Sorfin, GreenSeal Alliance 150 150 Batteries International

In brief: Cellusuede, Water Gremlin, EUROBAT, Sorfin, GreenSeal Alliance

Cellusuede adapts lead pasting fibres for pandemic shields June 4, 2020: Cellusuede told BESB at the end of May that it “has been utilizing our manufacturing expertise for providing precision,…

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Two new board members at EnerSys as Lehman, Mario step down 150 150 Batteries International

Two new board members at EnerSys as Lehman, Mario step down

June 4, 2020: EnerSys announced on May 27 the appointment of Caroline Chan and Steven Fludder, to its board of directors as Class I directors. The appointment was to follow…

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Clarios names Wallace as president and CEO 150 150 Batteries International

Clarios names Wallace as president and CEO

June 4, 2020: Clarios, the largest lead battery maker in the world, named Mark Wallace as its new CEO and president on May 18. Interim CEO John Barkhouse steps down…

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Short term lead price spike possible, says analyst 150 150 Batteries International

Short term lead price spike possible, says analyst

June 4, 2020: The price of lead could leap by 10% near term, says Farid Ahmed, lead analyst at Wood Mackenzie, the energy research consultancy. “There is good reason to…

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Amara Raja in evaluation testing of Gridtential bipolar batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Amara Raja in evaluation testing of Gridtential bipolar batteries

June 4, 2020: Amara Raja Batteries, the Indian battery giant announced on June 1 that it had  entered into a formal technology evaluation agreement with Gridtential Energy to assemble and test…

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Lead lithium hybrid explored in UK port project 150 150 Batteries International

Lead lithium hybrid explored in UK port project

June 4, 2020: A lead-lithium hybrid storage trial pilot is set to move to battery procurement shortly for a project at Portsmouth International Port in southern England, Sarah Johnson, a…

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Monbat CEO resigns following wider investigation into mismanagement of hazardous waste 150 150 Batteries International

Monbat CEO resigns following wider investigation into mismanagement of hazardous waste

June 4, 2020: Atanas Bobokov announced on June 3 that he had stepped down as CEO of Monbat, the Bulgarian and eastern European battery and recycling group. He remains as…

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ILA announces plans for online 17ELBC 150 150 Batteries International

ILA announces plans for online 17ELBC

May 21, 2020: The lead battery event of the year — the European Lead Battery Conference — will not be held in Milan but, according to an ILA spokesperson on…

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