Batteries

Exide Awarded Battery Partnership for JCB’s Electric Teletruks

Battery manufacturer Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical energy solutions, has been selected by JCB to power its new range of electric Teletruks. Under the partnership, Exide’s GNB batteries and high-frequency chargers will be supplied with each new E-TEC forklift rolling off the production line. Exide will also …

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Battery recycling: Audi and Umicore start closed loop for cobalt and nickel

Sustainable battery recycling: Audi and Umicore have successfully completed the test phase of their strategic research cooperation. The result is that more than 90 per cent of the cobalt and nickel in the high-voltage batteries of the Audi e-tron* can be recovered. The car manufacturer and the materials technology and recycling …

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Modular portable PV system leading Powerstar R&D drive

An innovative new project being delivered by Powerstar, UK manufacturer of leading-edge smart energy solutions, could produce the first modulated portable solar photovoltaic (PV) inverter with battery energy storage as early as 2023. The ground-breaking modular system which is currently being developed by Product Development Engineer Dr Olivia Zeng, includes …

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Alfen selected to supply 10MW battery energy storage system to Uniper

Uniper has recently selected Alfen to supply a large-scale battery energy storage system connected to its hybrid power plant at the Maasvlakte in the Netherlands. The 10MW (10MWh) storage system will be deployed to respond to the growing need for grid services. Alfen will supply the storage system based on …

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Car batteries can be frozen for safer transportation

Currently transporting damaged and defective car batteries is an expensive process as they need to be placed in an explosion proof box which costs thousands of pounds, however researchers from WMG at the University of Warwick in collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover engineers have been able to freeze batteries with …

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Rimac Chooses Analog Devices to Enable Precision Battery Management in High Performance Electric Vehicles

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announced that Rimac Automobili is planning to incorporate ADI’s precision battery management system (BMS) integrated circuits (ICs) into Rimac’s BMS. ADI’s technology provides Rimac’s BMS with the ability to extract maximum energy and capacity out of its batteries by calculating reliable State of Charge and other …

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RS Components introduces new high-performance professional batteries from Duracell

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, has introduced the new Duracell Procell range of high-performance alkaline batteries, designed to replace the Duracell Industrial range used by OEMs and professional end users around the world. Procell professional …

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