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Another lithium battery fire risk prompts $1 billion EV recall 150 150 Batteries International

Another lithium battery fire risk prompts $1 billion EV recall

August 26, 2021: All of GM’s Chevrolet Bolts produced between 2017-2022 are being recalled at a cost of $1 billion because of the risk of battery fire, the US National…

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ILZDA ‘Magic Bullet’ webinar targets push for advanced batteries 150 150 Batteries International

ILZDA ‘Magic Bullet’ webinar targets push for advanced batteries

August 26, 2021: Attendees at a webinar hosted by ILZDA on August 25 reiterated the growing need for new storage technologies to meet India’s booming future demand — which is…

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Engitec to build Sharaf’s first ULAB recycling plant 150 150 Batteries International

Engitec to build Sharaf’s first ULAB recycling plant

August 26, 2021: Italian engineering company Engitec Technologies will build the first lead-acid battery recycling plant for the Sharaf Group in Dubai, the firms announced on August 15. Sharaf Group…

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Eaton Group launches range of 48V battery management systems 150 150 Batteries International

Eaton Group launches range of 48V battery management systems

August 26, 2021: Power management company Eaton on August 10 said it had developed a series of 48 volt battery management systems. The focus of the systems, says technology development…

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New study of lead exposure in the past provides warnings about the future 150 150 Batteries International

New study of lead exposure in the past provides warnings about the future

August 26, 2021: A study of 12,000-year-old Italian human bones by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has revealed the extent to which lead production has contaminated the people who refined…

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Lead/lithium hybrid battery to power UK Royal Mint 150 150 Batteries International

Lead/lithium hybrid battery to power UK Royal Mint

August 12, 2021: A lead/lithium battery hybrid is to be installed at the British Royal Mint as part of a multi-technology energy centre in Wales after a tender for the…

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Luminous wins Gold Award for sustainability 150 150 Batteries International

Luminous wins Gold Award for sustainability

August 12, 2021: Indian power company Luminous Technologies on August 1 won the India Green Manufacturing Challenge Gold Award for the first time in the company’s history. “This award has…

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Steve Vechy promoted in Critical Power division at Concentric 150 150 Batteries International

Steve Vechy promoted in Critical Power division at Concentric

August 12, 2021: Steve Vechy has been promoted to director of engineering and marketing in the Critical Power division at material handling company Concentric. He was promoted from director of…

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Lead battery makers face shortage of lead supply 150 150 Batteries International

Lead battery makers face shortage of lead supply

August 12, 2021: Lead prices and stock shortages have become a cause of concern for battery makers as demand picks up following a year and a half of lockdowns, Reuters…

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India ups the ante with a raft of opportunities for battery storage 150 150 Batteries International

India ups the ante with a raft of opportunities for battery storage

August 12, 2021: The Indian government is putting up billions of dollars of cash, offering tenders and incentives to battery firms to put in place more than 50GWh of storage…

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