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Lead battery association calls on DOE to recognise the technology and support the US industry

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 10:17 -- Paul Crompton

Trade association Battery Council International (BCI) is lobbying the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to recognise the benefits of lead batteries and invest in the technology to the same degree it does lithium-ion.

BCI has sent comments to the DOE reiterating that lead-based batteries can meet the three objectives of its Energy Storage Grand Challenge (ESGC) roadmap: innovate here; make here; and deploy everywhere.

Image: The bipolar lead battery developed by Advanced Battery Concepts will undergo automotive testing regimes

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