C&D Technologies appoints Lauzon as CEO Batteries International

C&D Technologies appoints Lauzon as CEO

C&D Technologies, a producer of standby lead-acid batteries for the telecom and UPS markets, appointed Armand Lauzon as president and chief executive. He started on February 24. He replaces outgoing…

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Aqua Metals moves into next phase of development, appoints Cotton as CCO Batteries International

Aqua Metals moves into next phase of development, appoints Cotton as CCO

10 May 2015: Aqua Metals, a developer of an electrochemical refining process to recycle lead batteries, has appointed Steve Cotton as its chief commercial officer Cotton comes to Aqua Metals…

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CODA Energy hires Detering as new CEO Batteries International

CODA Energy hires Detering as new CEO

CODA Energy appointed Paul Detering as its chief executive officer in March in what it describes as an important step in its transformation from electric vehicle manufacturer to becoming an energy storage…

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Leyden ships across as SunEdison takes over Solar Grid Storage Batteries International

Leyden ships across as SunEdison takes over Solar Grid Storage

SunEdison, the US solar project developer, has acquired a number of key staff from its take-over of Solar Grid Storage in March, Tom Leyden, the chief executive of Solar Grid Storage…

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Six impossible things before breakfast Batteries International

Six impossible things before breakfast

Tom Murphy, associate professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego, takes a US perspective to show that an electricity supply from 100% renewable energy sources and using…

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David Prengaman Batteries International

David Prengaman

The modern day lead acid battery would be very different — both more expensive and less efficient — were it not for the contribution of David Prengaman one of the…

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Skeleton launches 4500 farad ultracap, aims to challenge lead acid energy density by 2017 150 150 Batteries International

Skeleton launches 4500 farad ultracap, aims to challenge lead acid energy density by 2017

Skeleton Technologies, the ultracapacitor start up firm, has launched a new range of ultracapacitors that it says offers the highest level of energy density on the market. Through the use…

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John Devitt Batteries International

John Devitt

Sealed lead acid batteries had been the goal of the battery industry since the time of Gaston Planté. But it was only in the 1960s that real advances were made.…

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Michael Thackeray Batteries International

Michael Thackeray

Within days of arriving at Oxford University in 1981, South African chemist Michael Thackeray made a remarkable discovery that was eventually to have deep implications for the development of the…

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Sakura introduces desulphator to extend life for deep cycle lead acid batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Sakura introduces desulphator to extend life for deep cycle lead acid batteries

A new product could be used to extend the life of the deep-cycle batteries typically used in off grid solar and wind power systems. The Battery Extra EX02, from Sakura…

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