European Parliament calls on EC to level the playing field for all battery technologies 150 150 Batteries International

European Parliament calls on EC to level the playing field for all battery technologies

MEPs on June 29 called on the European Commission to amend regulatory burdens on energy storage technologies in the drive towards a clean energy transition – emphasizing that all battery…

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Mega Amps launches lead battery energy-as-a-service solution 150 150 Batteries International

Mega Amps launches lead battery energy-as-a-service solution

July 2, 2020: UK-based lead-acid energy storage developer Mega Amps has added a new strand to its business model with the announcement on June 29 that it would offer energy…

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US Navy calls on Exide for battery back-up for submarines 150 150 Batteries International

US Navy calls on Exide for battery back-up for submarines

July 2, 2020: GNB Industrial Power, the stored energy division of Exide Technologies, has agreed to provide another five stationary back-up battery banks for the US Navy’s submarines, the company…

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Moll Batterien in talks with potential investors in bid to save the company 150 150 Batteries International

Moll Batterien in talks with potential investors in bid to save the company

July 2, 2020: Akkumulatorenfabrik Moll, the German family battery business which filed for insolvency on March 30 because of the Covid crisis, said on June 18 it was in talks…

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Leiby retires from East Penn after 40-year career with the firm 150 150 Batteries International

Leiby retires from East Penn after 40-year career with the firm

July 2, 2020: Rick Leiby — known to almost two generations of lead battery men — stepped down at the end of June from East Penn Manufacturing after more than…

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Gridtential and LOLC join technologies in evaluation agreement 150 150 Batteries International

Gridtential and LOLC join technologies in evaluation agreement

July 2, 2020: Gridtential, the bipolar battery developer, is working with LOLC Advanced Technologies on prototyping lead batteries using both Gridtential’s silicon joule plates and adding graphene, a battery additive,…

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Nyrstar’s Port Pirie lead smelter required to cut emissions by 20% 150 150 Batteries International

Nyrstar’s Port Pirie lead smelter required to cut emissions by 20%

July 2, 2020: A new licence agreed by the Port Pirie lead smelter owner Nyrstar and Australia’s Environment Protection Authority on June 30 caps emissions by 20% to just 0.4…

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DoE awards scholarship for lead battery research at Argonne 150 150 Batteries International

DoE awards scholarship for lead battery research at Argonne

July 2, 2020: The US Department of Energy has awarded a scholarship to Missouri University of Science and Technology PhD student Julian Kosacki to study lead batteries at the Argonne…

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Aqua Metals meets Nasdaq compliance requirements 150 150 Batteries International

Aqua Metals meets Nasdaq compliance requirements

July 2, 2020: Aqua Metals, the alternative lead battery recycling firm, announced on June 30 that it had “regained full compliance with the minimum bid price requirement in Nasdaq Rule…

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ZAF Energy wins $2.5m nickel-zinc deal, offers to licence technology to LAB makers 150 150 Batteries International

ZAF Energy wins $2.5m nickel-zinc deal, offers to licence technology to LAB makers

June 18, 2020: ZAF Energy, the nickel-zinc and zinc air battery technology company, said on June 10 it has signed a $2.5 million deal with the US Department of Defense…

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