CHARITABLE GIVING WITHIN THE INDUSTRY Batteries International

CHARITABLE GIVING WITHIN THE INDUSTRY

The batteries industry has always proven to be one of the more charitable sectors. It’s not so much seen — because it’s not spoken about — but it’s real and…

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HALF CENTURY OF THE VRLA BATTERY 150 150 Batteries International

HALF CENTURY OF THE VRLA BATTERY

While the history of its invention and its revolutionary chemistry is one fascinating story, the route to commercial success for the VRLA battery is equally as complex and intriguing. Some…

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THE ALABC STORY 150 150 Batteries International

THE ALABC STORY

For the past quarter century, the Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium — chronologically more or less parallel in time with Batteries International — has represented the advancing technology of the industry.…

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HISTORY OF LEAD 150 150 Batteries International

HISTORY OF LEAD

The history of the lead acid battery has been one of constant improve-ments — very rarely has it been in huge leaps forward but mostly it’s been slow and steady…

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The road less travelled — a short history of battery storage from 1990 till now 150 150 Batteries International

The road less travelled — a short history of battery storage from 1990 till now

A short and deliberately selective history of technological advances in the world of energy storage over the past 25 years. An overview of the past quarter century of battery development…

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North Star signs $500m deal with Daimler to supply truck batteries 150 150 Batteries International

North Star signs $500m deal with Daimler to supply truck batteries

  Swedish-US lead battery manufacturer North Star agreed a $500 million deal in September to supply German automaker Daimler with ultra high performance pure lead AGM batteries for the car…

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Axion PbC batteries tested for European automotive suitability, expands in China 150 150 Batteries International

Axion PbC batteries tested for European automotive suitability, expands in China

  Testing of Axion Power International’s lead carbon batteries is to start in September in Belgium at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Battery Innovation Centre of MOBI Research Group.…

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UK National Grid picks battery firms for EFR contracts 150 150 Batteries International

UK National Grid picks battery firms for EFR contracts

Seven battery firms won UK National Grid contracts on August 26 to provide 200MW sub-second enhanced frequency response support to the grid. It is the first time that batteries will…

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Argonne, East Penn and RSR to research lead together 150 150 Batteries International

Argonne, East Penn and RSR to research lead together

2 September 2016: Argonne National Laboratory and RSR Technologies and East Penn Manufacturing have agreed to work together under a standard US government cooperative research and development agreement. The agreement…

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Skeleton announces a new energy storage system release 150 150 Batteries International

Skeleton announces a new energy storage system release

Ultracapacitor manufacturer Skeleton Technologies confirmed on August 24 that it was developing a new energy storage system “along similar lines” to its SkelRack product, a module designed for automated production…

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