Essential Insights

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Roger Miksad Essential Insight
Unlocking the Potential of Lead Batteries With R&D

BCI President Roger Miksad makes the case for why lead batteries must receive equitable funding for R&D, in a...

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December 4, 2023

2024 Convention Call for Speakers
Calling all Industry Experts: Share Insights at the Battery Event of the Century

Battery Council International announces a call for speakers at the 100-year BCI Convention + Power Mart Expo....

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October 3, 2023

CEO Perspective on the Bright Future of the Lead Battery Industry

In a Q&A format, we’ve recapped Mark Wallace's talk on the bright future for the lead battery industry and...

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December 9, 2020

How Better Science and Lead Batteries Factor Into U.S. Energy Policy Conversation

Guest blogger, John Howes of Redland Energy Group discusses how the election outcome will not likely deter...

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October 9, 2020

Circularity of Lead Battery Industry Delivers Timely Benefit: Reliable Domestic Supply Chain

Our guest blogger, Dr. Carole Mars with The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), discusses the benefits of the...

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June 22, 2020

Q&A with Dr. Venkat Srinivasan, Director of ACCESS and Deputy Director of JCESR, Argonne...

The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. lead battery industry are collaborating on a first-ever initiative...

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June 10, 2020

California’s Wildfire Season Nears: Legislature Must Act Now to Protect Communities Throughout...

Our guest blogger, Roger Miksad, executive vice president of Battery Council International, recently authored...

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May 26, 2020

Q&A with Dr. Tim Fister, Materials Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

The U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. lead battery industry are currently collaborating on a first-ever...

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March 10, 2020

Battery Executive Shares Perspective on Global Battery Growth

Guest blogger and battery executive David Shaffer provides an overview of the exponential growth in the...

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February 17, 2020

Flow-Rite Controls: Leveraging Lean Initiatives into Circular Economy

We’re happy to welcome guest blogger Shannon Warren with Flow-Rite Controls of Byron Center, Michigan.

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January 29, 2020

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Carole Mars The Sustainability Consortium Director

The high recycling rate of U.S. lead batteries means a large percent of U.S. lead battery manufacturing supply chain inputs (73% of its lead) are sourced from domestic recyclers.

Dr. Carole Mars, Director of Technical Development and Innovation, The Sustainability Consortium