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All the news and views from the world of energy storage and associated industries.

Novel lithium battery test from UL

Novel lithium battery test from UL

Underwriters Laboratory has developed a method of spotting internal short circuits in lithium-ion cells to improve standards relating to the batteries. Such a condition may have caused the notorious Boeing battery Dreamliner fires.

California implements Hydrogen Energy Storage Programme

The California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC) has implemented a programme to assist the wider market adoption of hydrogen as a form of energy storage in California.

Nissan unveils world's fastest racing EV

Zeod RC

Nissan has unveiled the Zeod RC – the world's fastest EV – at Le Mans 24-Hours one year before the racing car will take on the endurance race.

Eaton launches Ellipse PRO range of UPS

Eaton has launched the Ellipse PRO range of compact UPS aimed at SMEs in the EMEA region.

Major growth predicted for UK energy storage projects

Distributed energy storage (DES) is set to become a major growth sector according to

CSIRO drops lead-acid research

Following the retirement of Dr Lan Lam in February CSIRO has announced it is not going to continue with research or development into lead-acid batteries.

Powervar unveils GTS series of uninterruptible power managers

US firm Powervar has expanded its range of uninterruptible power manager (UPM) products with the addition of the Grounding Technology Solutio

Eaton launches circuit breaker plug-in unit

Eaton has launched a plug-in unit for its NZM3 circuit-breaker which allows customers to exchange the circuit-breaker in a panel simply and quickly.

Palladium Energy expands R&D centre

Palladium Energy has expanded its engineering research and development department with the addition of an Engineering and Technology Centre of Excellence.

Instrument from EA finds defects in live cables

EA Technology has launched an instrument that identifies defects in live cables of distribution voltages.CableData Collector