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October 7 Is Manufacturing Day 2022: U.S. Lead Battery Manufacturing and Recycling Industry is a...

As we approach Manufacturing Day 2022, the lead battery industry is highlighting its vast North American...

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October 6, 2022

Global Recycling Day 2022
On Global Recycling Day 2022, We’re Celebrating the Dedication of Communities and the Industry...

On Global Recycling Day, we’re recognizing the dedication required to recover nearly 100% of used lead...

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March 18, 2022

Celebrating America Recycles Day
Celebrating the Most Recycled Consumer Product – Lead Batteries – on America Recycles Day

Most people think plastic, aluminum or paper reign as the most recycled consumer product in America. Not so....

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November 11, 2021

On-Demand Briefing: Critical Minerals & Supply Chains for U.S. Energy Storage

Battery Council International has released the first in its multi-part, on-demand briefings to help policy...

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November 1, 2021

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Lead Battery Manufacturers, Argonne National Laboratory and The University of Toledo Join Forces

A cohort of U.S. lead battery companies today announced a collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy's...

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July 29, 2021

What Role Can Lead-Acid Batteries Play in the Circular Economy?

Guest blogger, Roger Miksad, explains how lead batteries contribute to a circular economy and the recent...

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July 21, 2021

Lead Battery Grand Challenge Roadmap Report
A Roadmap: How Lead Batteries Will Help Assert U.S. Leadership in Energy Storage

The lead battery industry has issued a “call to arms for lead battery manufacturers, DOE and the national...

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July 15, 2021

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Statement from Battery Council International on New DOE “Long Duration Storage Shot” Program

Today DOE Secretary Jennifer Granholm announced the U.S. DOE’s new goals to reduce the cost of grid-scale,...

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July 14, 2021

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Venkat Srinivasan from the Argonne Collaborative Center

The lead acid battery ... is legendary. We can recycle 95+ percent of [these] batteries all across the world. It's a very safe chemistry, ... [and] we understand how to use it very, very well.

Dr. Venkat Srinivasan, Director, Argonne Collaborative Center for Energy Storage Science