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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

John Connell Essential Insights
Stop Landfilling Batteries (Part 1): How to Build Near-Zero-Waste Energy Storage

John Connell of Crown Battery discusses how advancing toward a zero-waste, zero-carbon society can’t start...

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June 7, 2023

Earth Week 2023
Earth Day 2023: Investing in a Greener Planet Comes Naturally for Lead Battery Industry

On Earth Day the lead battery industry celebrates members whose advanced lead batteries enable green...

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April 19, 2023

Lead batteries store solar energy
On Solar Appreciation Day, March 11, We Spotlight the Borderless Benefits of Renewable Energy and...

March 11 is Solar Appreciation Day. Around the world, we recognize progress in energy independence and...

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March 10, 2022

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

Lead batteries support climate change mitigation
Lead Battery Industry is Working for Climate Change Mitigation

President Biden recently declared climate change to be “the number one issue facing humanity, and it’s...

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April 21, 2021

On National Battery Day We Recognize the Importance of Lead Batteries Throughout the Pandemic and...

Lead batteries have been essential to surviving COVID-19. And, they’ll play a critical role in our...

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February 17, 2021

Young scientist working on lead battery innovation
Young Scientists Set Sights on Advancing Lead Batteries; DOE Award Funds Research

Lead batteries may be a 160-year-old proven technology, but their unlocked potential is drawing new interest...

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August 28, 2020

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Rebecca Conway

There is still a lead acid battery in the majority of EVs.  [And] we’re also seeing an increase in the number of multi-battery systems – vehicles with more than one battery, a primary and auxiliary battery.

Rebecca Conway, Executive Director of Marketing and Technical Services, Clarios