New image dawns on Sunlight Systems 150 150 Batteries International

New image dawns on Sunlight Systems

January 28, 2021: Sunlight Systems, the Greece-based lead and lithium battery maker and recycler, announced in January that it is updating its image with a new tagline and logo along…

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Yuasa Battery expands UPS battery range with two new models 150 150 Batteries International

Yuasa Battery expands UPS battery range with two new models

January 28, 2021: Lead acid and lithium battery firm GS Yuasa has expanded its range of SWL batteries with two new ones for UPS applications, it said on January 28.…

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OBE for Swanbarton’s Anthony Price in Queen’s biannual honours list 150 150 Batteries International

OBE for Swanbarton’s Anthony Price in Queen’s biannual honours list

January 28, 2021: UK energy storage consultancy Swanbarton announced on January 10 that founder and director Anthony Price has been appointed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British…

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New CBI chief Rosenkranz says decarbonization is the major task for industry 150 150 Batteries International

New CBI chief Rosenkranz says decarbonization is the major task for industry

January 28, 2021: The London-based Consortium for Battery Innovation has appointed Christian Rosenkranz as its chairman, the group announced on January 19. Rosenkranz, who is vice president for industry and…

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Kelly Speakes-Backman steps down as CEO of the US ESA to join Department of Energy 150 150 Batteries International

Kelly Speakes-Backman steps down as CEO of the US ESA to join Department of Energy

January 28, 2021: Kelly Speakes-Backman, for three and a half years the CEO of the US Energy Storage Association, on January 21 said she had been appointed principal deputy assistant…

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US president Biden signals support ahead for battery industry 150 150 Batteries International

US president Biden signals support ahead for battery industry

January 28, 2021: New US president Joe Biden has given a major boost to the battery industry by specifically naming the sector in his ‘Build Back Better Recovery Plan’ on…

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Batek Makina takes over formation firm Bertola 150 150 Batteries International

Batek Makina takes over formation firm Bertola

January 14, 2021: Batek Makina, the Turkish battery equipment manufacturer, signed the final take-over documents for its acquisition of Italian formation firm Bertola and its subsidiary Moran on January 14.…

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EUROBAT expands on response to proposed EU Batteries Regulation 150 150 Batteries International

EUROBAT expands on response to proposed EU Batteries Regulation

January 14, 2021: EUROBAT on January 7 issued an initial response to a proposal for what could be the most,  significant EU legislation on batteries since 2006, saying that broadly…

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East Penn wins Most Valuable Supplier for sixth consecutive year 150 150 Batteries International

East Penn wins Most Valuable Supplier for sixth consecutive year

January 14, 2021: East Penn has won the Most Valuable Supplier award for 2020 from the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association for the sixth year in a row, as well…

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Residents’ anger over decision to overturn block on lead smelter 150 150 Batteries International

Residents’ anger over decision to overturn block on lead smelter

January 14, 2021: Residents at Hazelwood North, an industrial park near a farming community in Victoria, Australia, have reacted with shock over the state government’s decision earlier in January to…

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