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Electrovaya offers TESS to Con Edison for grid support 150 150 Batteries International

Electrovaya offers TESS to Con Edison for grid support

November 27, 2015: Electrovaya, the Canadian-headquartered lithium ion polymer firm, announced in September that it has kicked off a project to design and build an advanced Transportable Energy Storage System…

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Saft claims ‘breakthrough’ into China’s robotics sector with lithium order for STEP Electric Corporation 150 150 Batteries International

Saft claims ‘breakthrough’ into China’s robotics sector with lithium order for STEP Electric Corporation

November 27, 2015: Saft, a manufacturer of advanced technology batteries, claimed in mid-September it had made a “strategic breakthrough” into China’s fast growing industrial robot sector with its first order…

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Johnson Controls expands global production of start-stop batteries to meet demand 150 150 Batteries International

Johnson Controls expands global production of start-stop batteries to meet demand

November 26, 2015: Johnson Controls released a new version of its start-stop battery — a 12V lithium ion version — at a German trade show in September while announcing that it…

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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

April 29, 2015: 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.…

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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

April 27, 2015: 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…

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Pacific Energy to promote Axion’s lead-carbon technology, products 150 150 Batteries International

Pacific Energy to promote Axion’s lead-carbon technology, products

March 1, 2015: Axion Power International, a developer of advanced lead-carbon batteries, has secured a strategic marketing, sales and reselling agreement with Pacific Energy Ventures, a technology and project development…

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Battery Solutions becomes first US recycler with automatic battery sorting Batteries International

Battery Solutions becomes first US recycler with automatic battery sorting

January 1, 2015: US battery recycler Battery Solutions has entered into an agreement to acquire state-of-the-art battery sorting technology from Sweden-based technology company Refind. The move makes Battery Solutions the…

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Problems ahead for China’s lead-acid tax 150 150 Batteries International

Problems ahead for China’s lead-acid tax

January 1, 2015: China’s 4% consumption tax on lead-acid batteries — to be introduced on January 1 next year — may not be enough to slow production to the point that…

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Lithium-ion market in India set to climb by 35% CAGR to 2020 150 150 Batteries International

Lithium-ion market in India set to climb by 35% CAGR to 2020

January 1, 2015: The market for lithium-ion batteries market in India is projected to witness double digit growth at over 35% CAGR during the next five years, according to a…

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Sacred Sun moves towards new battery production Batteries International

Sacred Sun moves towards new battery production

January 1, 2015: Chinese lead-acid battery manufacturer Sacred Sun has started work on the phase II construction of its expansion of the Sacred Sun Industrial Park. The purpose of the…

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