UE Technologies appoints co-founder of ESA as president and former US Saft sales VP joins vanadium flow firm 150 150 Batteries International

UE Technologies appoints co-founder of ESA as president and former US Saft sales VP joins vanadium flow firm

September 27, 2016: UniEnergy Technologies, the US Vanadium flow battery firm appointed Rick Winter, the chief operating officer in June as president with full P&L responsibility and accountability for daily…

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ALABC elects executive board, new technical programme to be approved in September 150 150 Batteries International

ALABC elects executive board, new technical programme to be approved in September

September 27, 2016: For the record ALABC member companies gathered in May in San Antonio, Texas, at the first meeting of the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium’s general assembly to…

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WORKER PROTECTION Batteries International

WORKER PROTECTION

September 27, 2016: Environmentally sound management of used lead batteries continues to be an issue that needs addressing, writes Bob Tolliday of the International Lead Association. How the lead industry…

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VRLA BATTERIES: THE BEGINNING Batteries International

VRLA BATTERIES: THE BEGINNING

September 27, 2016: Batteries International spoke to John Devitt who, now 91, recalls how he conceived of the first absorbent glass mat battery and the challenges that he and Don…

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EARLY DAYS AT BATTERIES INTERNATIONAL Batteries International

EARLY DAYS AT BATTERIES INTERNATIONAL

September 27, 2016: The life, times and happy founding of the magazine were all down to the entrepreneurial skills and knowledge of Don Gribble. Creating a publishing legacy Theories of…

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DAVID RAND: AN ELECTROCHEMICAL JOURNEY Batteries International

DAVID RAND: AN ELECTROCHEMICAL JOURNEY

September 27, 2016: David Rand has been at the heart of the energy storage world for the past 50 years. His academic achievements — he is the co-inventor of the…

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SADLY NO LONGER WITH US 150 150 Batteries International

SADLY NO LONGER WITH US

September 22, 2016: No review of the past 25 years of the industry would be complete without some mention of the leaders that have died — and their legacy. Passing…

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BATTERY HEROES: LAN LAM, JUN FURUKUWA Batteries International

BATTERY HEROES: LAN LAM, JUN FURUKUWA

September 22, 2016: Revolutionary. Perhaps that’s the only word for what was eventually to become the UltraBattery. The next leap forward in lead acid technology would not exist if it…

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BATTERY PIONEERS: MARIA SKYLLAS-KAZACOS Batteries International

BATTERY PIONEERS: MARIA SKYLLAS-KAZACOS

September 22, 2016: The idea of flow batteries goes back to NASA research in the 1970s, but the honour of converting theory into practice using vanadium belongs to Maria Skyllas-Kazacos.…

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BATTERY PIONEERS: JOHAN COETZER Batteries International

BATTERY PIONEERS: JOHAN COETZER

September 22, 2016: Developing a battery consisting of molten sodium was always going to be a challenge. But sodium sulfur and sodium nickel batteries are still around. Molten salt and…

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