Conference freeze, cancellations as coronavirus takes hold worldwide 150 150 Batteries International

Conference freeze, cancellations as coronavirus takes hold worldwide

March 12, 2020: As the spring conference season approaches for the battery and energy storage industry, hosts and organizers are struggling to decide whether to go ahead with events that…

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Tin rules to change across EU next January 150 150 Batteries International

Tin rules to change across EU next January

March 12, 2020: A new law will come into full force across the EU on January 1, 2021 that will affect parts of the lead battery industry. Called the Conflict…

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19th Asian Battery Conference — It’s Kuching 150 150 Batteries International

19th Asian Battery Conference — It’s Kuching

March 12, 2020: The venue of the much-awaited 19th Asian Battery Conference was officially announced on March 12 — it’s Kuching, Sarawak on the island of Borneo. It’s a place off…

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Aqua Metals receives third insurance pay-out — totals $10m to date 150 150 Batteries International

Aqua Metals receives third insurance pay-out — totals $10m to date

March 12, 2020: Aqua Metals, the lead battery recycling firm that was forced to shut down last year when a fire ravaged its operations in Reno, Nevada, announced it had…

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Italy’s lead battery industry battles on despite coronavirus shutdown 150 150 Batteries International

Italy’s lead battery industry battles on despite coronavirus shutdown

March 12, 2020: Lead battery companies in Italy are doing what they can to keep going amid the unprecedented coronavirus outbreak in the country, which is completely locked down with…

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Lead battery producers in China back to almost 50% production 150 150 Batteries International

Lead battery producers in China back to almost 50% production

March 12, 2020: Lead acid battery makers in China saw their operating rates climb to 48% by March 6 as workers returned following the coronavirus crisis, which China says has…

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EnerSys wins contract to supply batteries for fleet of electric street sweepers 150 150 Batteries International

EnerSys wins contract to supply batteries for fleet of electric street sweepers

March 12, 2020: Lead batteries entered into a new area of business according to EnerSys on March 10 —the firm’s batteries have been selected for use in Tenax International’s Electra…

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Vattenfall installs lithium to support lead battery recycling plant 150 150 Batteries International

Vattenfall installs lithium to support lead battery recycling plant

March 12, 2020: Swedish power company Vattenfall has agreed to build a 1MWh industrial battery system to provide grid stability for a lead acid battery recycling plant in Landskrona, the…

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Lead and lithium rejected as New York looks to zinc air 150 150 Batteries International

Lead and lithium rejected as New York looks to zinc air

March 12, 2020: Zinc air storage company Zinc8 Energy Solutions has been awarded its first commercial contract with private company Digital Energy to install a 1MW/1.5MWh energy storage system in…

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Exide research shows EFBs could be ‘a game changer’ in the US 150 150 Batteries International

Exide research shows EFBs could be ‘a game changer’ in the US

February 27, 2020: An independent study of enhanced flooded batteries commissioned by lead acid battery giant Exide Technologies has revealed findings that could change the face of the start-stop battery…

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