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

September 21, 2016: 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…

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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

  September 13, 2016: 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…

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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

  September 2, 2016: 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…

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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

September 2, 2016: 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…

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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

September 2, 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

September 2, 2016: 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…

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Solar Impulse 2 circumnavigates globe using solar and NMC only 150 150 Batteries International

Solar Impulse 2 circumnavigates globe using solar and NMC only

September 2, 2016: The sky could literally be no limit to the potential applications for Kokam’s Ultra High Energy nickel manganese cobalt batteries that on July 26 successfully helped to…

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Nissan denies plans to sell battery business but speculation continues 150 150 Batteries International

Nissan denies plans to sell battery business but speculation continues

August 30, 2016: Speculation over the presumed sale of Nissan’s battery business, Automotive Energy Supply Corporation, to electronics maker Panasonic continued in August. Although the car manufacturer continued to deny…

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Walz joins REC Solar as CEO from Duke Energy 150 150 Batteries International

Walz joins REC Solar as CEO from Duke Energy

  August 30, 2016: US solar power company REC Solar appointed Matt Walz as chief executive officer on August 24. He was previously a vice president of commercial solar at…

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Imergy goes into ABC insolvency agreement — intellectual property and assets up for sale 150 150 Batteries International

Imergy goes into ABC insolvency agreement — intellectual property and assets up for sale

August 25, 2016: Sherwood Partners, the US insolvency adviser, has been engaged by Imergy, the Vanadium flow battery firm, to market and sell the company’s assets. On July 18 Imergy…

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