Excitement mounts for 17ELBC after draft supplement released 150 150 Batteries International

Excitement mounts for 17ELBC after draft supplement released

August 13, 2020: The first draft issue of the 17ELBC supplement was released this week as anticipation of a highly successful convention climbed. This year’s European Lead Battery Conference is…

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Alex Jiang joins CTT Technical following company reform in October 150 150 Batteries International

Alex Jiang joins CTT Technical following company reform in October

August 13, 2020: Alex Jiang joined CTT Technical as its representative in China and south-east Asia in July. CTT Technical is a new company formed from Chloride Technical and Trading in October…

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CATL signs contract with Schneider Electric specifically to attack lead battery industry 150 150 Batteries International

CATL signs contract with Schneider Electric specifically to attack lead battery industry

August 13, 2020: Chinese lithium battery giant CATL — probably the largest lithium battery cell maker in the world — agreed on August 5 to work with Schneider Electric with…

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Independent assessors blame Arizona lithium battery explosion on thermal runaway 150 150 Batteries International

Independent assessors blame Arizona lithium battery explosion on thermal runaway

August 13, 2020: A lithium battery fire at a 2MW/2MWh Arizona Public Service facility in April 2019 was caused by thermal runaway, a final report by risk management company DNV…

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Bosch targets aftermarket with new line of start-stop batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Bosch targets aftermarket with new line of start-stop batteries

August 13, 2020: Technology firm Bosch has expanded its line of starter batteries with a new Eco Line range for start-stop applications that are more affordable for older vehicles, it…

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Alliance urges governments to address lead recycling after Unicef, Pure Earth report 150 150 Batteries International

Alliance urges governments to address lead recycling after Unicef, Pure Earth report

July 30, 2020: A global alliance of lead and battery associations has condemned all informal lead battery recycling in response to a report launched by Unicef on July 30 that…

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Hoppecke signs deal with CATL to service EV batteries across Europe 150 150 Batteries International

Hoppecke signs deal with CATL to service EV batteries across Europe

July 30, 2020: Germany-based battery manufacturer Hoppecke has signed a deal with the Chinese lithium-ion battery giant CATL to service its EV battery systems across Europe, the company said on July…

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Gridtential ties up with US Battery on developing silicon joule technology 150 150 Batteries International

Gridtential ties up with US Battery on developing silicon joule technology

July 30, 2020: Bipolar battery developer Gridtential said on July 28 it had signed an agreement with flooded lead-acid battery firm US Battery to collaborate on the firm’s silicon joule technology.…

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Atlas Holdings affiliate snaps up Exide Technologies at auction 150 150 Batteries International

Atlas Holdings affiliate snaps up Exide Technologies at auction

July 30, 2020: Exide Technologies has been bought at auction by an unnamed affiliate of the US private investment firm Atlas Holdings, Exide announced on July 23. The auction was…

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East Penn to wind down its investment in Ecoult 150 150 Batteries International

East Penn to wind down its investment in Ecoult

July 30, 2020: East Penn is withdrawing investment in its wholly owned Australian subsidiary Ecoult, which developed battery management software and complete module solutions for custom integration into energy storage applications.…

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