Oxis hits 400Wh/kg milestone with Li-S batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Oxis hits 400Wh/kg milestone with Li-S batteries

October 12, 2016: Lithium-sulfur battery developer Oxis said in October that it had successfully tested its development cell technology to 400Wh/kg of energy density. The UK firm said it had…

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Entek announces expansion plans into Asia 150 150 Batteries International

Entek announces expansion plans into Asia

October 12, 2016: Entek, the lead acid battery separator manufacturer, announced plans at the end of September to expand its operations in Asia but indicated that it was cautious about…

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Primus Power picks Trojan Battery for renewables 150 150 Batteries International

Primus Power picks Trojan Battery for renewables

October 12, 2016: Primus Wind Power has chosen Trojan’s OverDrive AGM 31T deep-cycle batteries for its line of AIR wind and hybrid wind/solar turbine equipment used in remote regions as…

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Wilson wins International Lead Award at 15ELBC in Malta 150 150 Batteries International

Wilson wins International Lead Award at 15ELBC in Malta

October 3, 2016: For the record, the International Lead Award was presented to David Wilson, long-time head of the International Lead Association, on the opening morning of the 15th European…

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German scientists test lithium ion and lead batteries in large-scale ESS 150 150 Batteries International

German scientists test lithium ion and lead batteries in large-scale ESS

October 3, 2016: Scientists at the RWTH University of Aachen in Germany in September announced they had started testing a large-scale M5BAT battery storage system that uses five different chemistries…

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Ecoult installs first European UltraBattery in Dublin, Ireland 150 150 Batteries International

Ecoult installs first European UltraBattery in Dublin, Ireland

October 3, 2016: East Penn’s Australian subsidiary Ecoult has installed its lead-acid hybrid UltraBattery in Dublin, Ireland, which makes it the first European installation. The UltraFlex battery, a lead-acid battery…

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Axion Power releases first residential PbC battery ESS 150 150 Batteries International

Axion Power releases first residential PbC battery ESS

October 3, 2016: Lead carbon battery manufacturer Axion Power announced the release in September of its first residential energy storage system for the public using solar energy stored with the…

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ElectriPlast unveils Integral bi-polar plates for lead acid batteries 150 150 Batteries International

ElectriPlast unveils Integral bi-polar plates for lead acid batteries

October 3, 2016: Integral Technologies and its subsidiary company ElectriPlast announced on September 22 the completion of the manufacture of 100 bi-polar plates for lead acid batteries which are being…

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AquaMetals wins $3.6 million tax break for recycling plant 150 150 Batteries International

AquaMetals wins $3.6 million tax break for recycling plant

October 3, 2016: AquaMetals, the start-up lead battery recycling firm, was on September 22 handed tax incentives worth $3.6 million from the Nevada government for the firm’s lead-recycling technology. The…

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BATTERIES AS VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS – THE INS AND OUTS OF A VIRTUAL POWER PLANT 150 150 Batteries International

BATTERIES AS VIRTUAL POWER PLANTS – THE INS AND OUTS OF A VIRTUAL POWER PLANT

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” may be a cliché — but it is apt for describing the principle of virtual power plants” September 28, 2016:…

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