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Mystery as Arvers succeeds Narishkin as Bitrode CEO 905 1024 Batteries International

Mystery as Arvers succeeds Narishkin as Bitrode CEO

March 13, 2024: Pierre-Jean Arvers (pictured) has succeeded Cyril Narishkin as CEO of US-based energy storage and battery testing equipment company Bitrode — but mystery surrounds the reason for the…

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Mutlu Akü battery exports take hit over Russia sanctions

March 13, 2024: Lead battery exports for Turkey’s Mutlu Akü have plummeted by nearly 70% over the past year, largely as a result of the Russia-Ukraine war, Batteries International has…

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US rock icons to get party started for BCI’s 100th birthday convention in Florida

March 13, 2024: US 90s rock band the Gin Blossoms have been unveiled as the headline act to get the party started for BCI’s centennial celebration in Florida next month.…

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Rombat to issue initial response to EU ‘price-fixing’ probe 640 480 Batteries International

Rombat to issue initial response to EU ‘price-fixing’ probe

March 13, 2024: Rombat is set to make a formal statement next month in response to a European Commission probe into allegations it may have been involved in price-fixing among…

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Exide Technologies acquires Li battery tech firm BE-Power 1024 833 Batteries International

Exide Technologies acquires Li battery tech firm BE-Power

March 13, 2024: European lead acid battery manufacturer Exide Technologies said on March 11 it had acquired German lithium battery tech firm BE-Power for an undisclosed sum. BE-Power, which develops…

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New technical roadmap on horizon as CBI celebrates fifth anniversary

March 7, 2024: The Consortium for Battery Innovation has celebrated its fifth anniversary, revealing plans to publish its third technical roadmap for advanced lead batteries later this year. The CBI…

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Clarios wins second ethical company award 573 399 Batteries International

Clarios wins second ethical company award

March 7, 2024: Clarios announced on March 4 it had been recognized as one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere for the second consecutive year. The honour is…

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EnerSys unveils TPPL tech boost for batteries

March 7, 2024: EnerSys has unveiled details of advances in its thin plate pure lead tech that the company said now offers a major performance boost for batteries. The optional…

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Duke Energy to ‘phase out CATL from supply chain’ after US national security row 1024 582 Batteries International

Duke Energy to ‘phase out CATL from supply chain’ after US national security row

February 29, 2024: Duke Energy is scrapping a BESS supplied with batteries from Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) amid a national security row — and has pledged to “phasing out” the…

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ILA in costs warning as new EU workplace lead limits become law 200 200 Batteries International

ILA in costs warning as new EU workplace lead limits become law

February 29, 2024: New lower workplace limits for lead set to become law in the EU could create unnecessary compliance costs for battery manufacturers and supply chain firms, industry leaders…

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