Remy Battery completes first article testing of military batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Remy Battery completes first article testing of military batteries

July 15, 2021: Remy Battery has completed the first article testing of a $43 million US Department of Defense contract to supply 83,000 batteries a year for three years. There…

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Showa Denko announces sale of lead battery business 150 150 Batteries International

Showa Denko announces sale of lead battery business

July 15, 2021: Japanese materials producer Showa Denko is to sell its lead-acid battery operations to investment fund Advantage Partners and financial services company Tokyo Century, it confirmed on July…

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Ending lockdowns causes surge of demand for replacement car batteries 150 150 Batteries International

Ending lockdowns causes surge of demand for replacement car batteries

July 15, 2021: A leap in demand for replacement auto batteries that have died while cars have sat on people’s drives during national lockdowns has led to a surge in…

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Lead/lithium battery hybrid trial completed in Poland 150 150 Batteries International

Lead/lithium battery hybrid trial completed in Poland

July 15, 2021: A hybrid storage system of lead and lithium batteries storing wind-generated power has completed in Poland to form the largest battery storage system in the country, the…

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UK battery recycler to increase capacity by 50% 150 150 Batteries International

UK battery recycler to increase capacity by 50%

July 15, 2021: UK lead battery recycler Enva will increase its capacity by 50%, the firm announced on July 1. The firm says it has invested in new material handling…

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World’s biggest battery maker sees rating improve as C-19 effects wane 150 150 Batteries International

World’s biggest battery maker sees rating improve as C-19 effects wane

July 15, 2021: US Credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has upgraded its rating for battery giant Clarios to ‘Stable’, it said on July 1, reflecting improving conditions in both the…

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CBI and BCI produce ‘call to arms’ report for battery industry 150 150 Batteries International

CBI and BCI produce ‘call to arms’ report for battery industry

July 15, 2021: Battery Council International and the Consortium for Battery Innovation in a report released on July 14 have called on the battery industry to work on key areas…

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First of seven energy centres launched with lead and lithium batteries 150 150 Batteries International

First of seven energy centres launched with lead and lithium batteries

July 1, 2021: A lead-acid and lithium-ion battery hybrid storage system in Wales has reached a first project milestone with the installation of solar panels, the renewable energy developer Infinite…

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Stryten Manufacturing joins BCI and CBI 150 150 Batteries International

Stryten Manufacturing joins BCI and CBI

July 1, 2021: US lead-acid battery maker Stryten Manufacturing joined two leading lead battery associations — Battery Council International and the Consortium for Battery Innovation — in June. Announcing it…

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Thousands evacuated as 100 tonnes of lithium batteries explode 150 150 Batteries International

Thousands evacuated as 100 tonnes of lithium batteries explode

July 1, 2021: Up to 4,000 people had to be evacuated from their homes on June 30 after up to 100 tonnes of lithium batteries exploded at a former paper…

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