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East Penn appointed Norbert Maleschitz as senior vice president of technology

September 4, 2015: East Penn appointed Norbert Maleschitz as senior vice president of technology and innovation in March. The company says it will give further details later. Maleschitz came from…

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Responsible Battery Coalition aims to collect 2m spent batteries

September 3, 2015: A group of lead battery makers, recyclers, retailers and users launched an initiative on February 14 that aims to collect an estimated two million batteries currently lying…

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National Grid’s Winser to chair new UK energy systems, storage centre Batteries International

National Grid’s Winser to chair new UK energy systems, storage centre

May 11, 2015: Nick Winser, a National Grid executive director, has been appointed as chairman of a new energy systems centre in the UK that aims to speed commercialization of…

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Australia’s AGL Energy hires AES’ Vesey as new chief executive Batteries International

Australia’s AGL Energy hires AES’ Vesey as new chief executive

May 10, 2015: For the record, Andrew Vesey joined AGL Energy on January 12 as the company’s new managing director and chief executive and replacing Michael Fraser who retired on…

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Battery Innovation Center appoints David Roberts president, Ben Wrightsman COO Batteries International

Battery Innovation Center appoints David Roberts president, Ben Wrightsman COO

May 10, 2015: The Battery Innovation Center in the US state of Indiana has appointed David Roberts, the former chief executive of EnerDel, as its president. Ben Wrightsman, a former…

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C&D Technologies appoints Lauzon as CEO Batteries International

C&D Technologies appoints Lauzon as CEO

May 10, 2015: C&D Technologies, a producer of standby lead-acid batteries for the telecom and UPS markets, appointed Armand Lauzon as president and chief executive. He started on February 24.…

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Aqua Metals moves into next phase of development, appoints Cotton as CCO Batteries International

Aqua Metals moves into next phase of development, appoints Cotton as CCO

May 10, 2015: Aqua Metals, a developer of an electrochemical refining process to recycle lead batteries, has appointed Steve Cotton as its chief commercial officer Cotton comes to Aqua Metals…

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CODA Energy hires Detering as new CEO Batteries International

CODA Energy hires Detering as new CEO

May 10, 2015: CODA Energy appointed Paul Detering as its chief executive officer in March in what it describes as an important step in its transformation from electric vehicle manufacturer to becoming…

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Leyden ships across as SunEdison takes over Solar Grid Storage Batteries International

Leyden ships across as SunEdison takes over Solar Grid Storage

May 10, 2015: SunEdison, the US solar project developer, has acquired a number of key staff from its take-over of Solar Grid Storage in March, Tom Leyden, the chief executive of…

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Six impossible things before breakfast

May 10, 2015: Tom Murphy, associate professor of physics at the University of California, San Diego, takes a US perspective to show that an electricity supply from 100% renewable energy…

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