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European MEP says lead can thrive in EU after ‘problematic’ Timmermans years 960 816 Batteries International

European MEP says lead can thrive in EU after ‘problematic’ Timmermans years

February 22, 2024: The lead battery industry can breathe a sigh of relief and help energize Europe’s clean energy transition now one of the industry’s bogeymen — former EU Green…

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Exide Technologies boosts green credentials with climate targets 1024 724 Batteries International

Exide Technologies boosts green credentials with climate targets

February 15, 2024: European lead acid battery manufacturer Exide Technologies has unveiled plans to achieve a binding target of a 30% reduction in emissions by 2030. Exide said on February…

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Sunlight to acquire full control of Ubatt 482 580 Batteries International

Sunlight to acquire full control of Ubatt

February 15, 2024: The Sunlight Group said on February 7 it had signed a binding agreement to acquire the remaining 50% stake in its German lead battery recycling subsidiary Ubatt.…

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Sustainability certification for Birla Carbon plants in US, Korea 1000 592 Batteries International

Sustainability certification for Birla Carbon plants in US, Korea

February 15, 2024: Carbon additives company Birla Carbon said on February 8 it had received sustainability certification ISCC PLUS for its manufacturing plants in the US and South Korea. The…

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Monbat mulls sales of three subsidiaries 714 944 Batteries International

Monbat mulls sales of three subsidiaries

February 8, 2024: European lead battery major Monbat is considering plans to sell off three subsidiaries including EAS Batteries — for which a planned deal fell through last year. Batteries…

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CBI puts advanced lead in focus for long duration ESS program 563 459 Batteries International

CBI puts advanced lead in focus for long duration ESS program

February 8, 2024: The Consortium for Battery Innovation has joined a three-year US program to highlight how advanced lead batteries could be deployed as part of a range of technologies…

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Terra Supreme Battery set to launch bipolar lead battery plant in Indiana 1024 594 Batteries International

Terra Supreme Battery set to launch bipolar lead battery plant in Indiana

February 1, 2024:  Terra Supreme Battery is set to launch production of its Group 31 battery  — based on what it describes as a composite grid bipolar AGM lead acid…

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Slabe takes over as Ecobat CEO, president 619 420 Batteries International

Slabe takes over as Ecobat CEO, president

February 1, 2024: Ecobat said on January 29  Thomas Slabe had been appointed as the company’s third CEO and president in five years with immediate effect. Slabe (pictured), who will…

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Sunlight appoints Mantzoufas as chief funding officer for giga project 632 742 Batteries International

Sunlight appoints Mantzoufas as chief funding officer for giga project

February 1, 2024: The Sunlight Group has appointed Nikos Mantzoufas (pictured) as chief funding and institutional affairs officer for construction of a lithium ion cells gigafactory project in Greece. The…

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Hammond says global supply chain helping battery firms navigate trade turmoil 1000 562 Batteries International

Hammond says global supply chain helping battery firms navigate trade turmoil

January 25, 2024: The Hammond Group has urged battery manufacturers to check the reliability of their supply chains as two key global trade arteries are hit by major disruptions. Escalating…

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