RSR wins BCI Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz innovator of the year award 150 150 Batteries International

RSR wins BCI Sally Breidegam Miksiewicz innovator of the year award

May 9, 2019: Battery Council International’s annual award for the most important and innovative achievement in 2018 was awarded on April 28 to RSR Technologies for a development that helps…

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‘Honorable mentions’ to Microporous and Narada in BCI innovation awards

May 9, 2019: Microporous and Narada have been acknowledged as ‘honorable mentions’ by the judging committee at the annual Battery Council innovation awards. The BCI meetings closed on May 1.…

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Orion releases new carbon black products for greater DCA 275 183 Batteries International

Orion releases new carbon black products for greater DCA

May 9, 2019: Orion Engineered Carbons has extended the range of its speciality carbon blacks, which are tailored for lead batteries. They were showcased for the first time at the…

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Upside Group commissions 25MWh of lead carbon stationary storage 1024 768 Batteries International

Upside Group commissions 25MWh of lead carbon stationary storage

May 9, 2019: Solar power plant and battery storage system group of companies Upside Group fired up one of the biggest lead carbon energy storage systems in Europe on May…

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Mystery ESS explosion sparks fears over lithium safety future

May 9, 2019: The explosion of a lithium ion energy storage system in Arizona on April 19 has the potential, according to energy professionals at Battery Council International’s annual convention…

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Children’s teeth near Exide’s Vernon recycling plant contain lead 300 168 Batteries International

Children’s teeth near Exide’s Vernon recycling plant contain lead

May 9, 2019: Lead has been found in the baby teeth of children living near Exide Technologies’ battery recycling plant in Vernon, California, a report by the University of California…

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Generac takes over lead/lithium battery maker Pika Energy 220 212 Batteries International

Generac takes over lead/lithium battery maker Pika Energy

May 9, 2019: US power solutions designer and manufacturer Generac Holdings has taken over lead acid and lithium battery maker Pika Energy, the firm announced on April 29. Generac designs…

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Laurie Gardiner steps down as chairman of battery equipment maker TBS Engineering 1024 1024 Batteries International

Laurie Gardiner steps down as chairman of battery equipment maker TBS Engineering

May 9, 2019: UK-based lead battery equipment maker TBS Engineering said its chairman, Laurie Gardiner, stepped down on April 30 after 46 years with the company. Gardiner is a much…

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Lead battery industry prepares to get jazzed up ‘way down yonder’ in New Orleans

April 25, 2019: Excitement is building in the run-up to Battery Council International’s annual meeting in the US. The 2019 Big Energy Convention and Power Mart Expo kicks off this…

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Hoppecke doubles service business in UK thanks to rental model 630 421 Batteries International

Hoppecke doubles service business in UK thanks to rental model

April 25, 2019: Hoppecke, the German industrial battery maker, said mid-April it has been able to double its UK service business turnover within three years thanks to growth in its…

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