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Active Power partners with China's largest IT solutions firm for UPS sales

US firm Active Power has entered into a partnership agreement with Digital China Information Service Company Limited (DCITS), China's leading IT solutions distribution and system integration firm.

When it comes to gensets, the world still prefers to ‘Buy British’ - AMPS

British power gensets outsell all other nations when it comes to official export figures, according to the Association of Manufacturers of Power Generating Systems (AMPS).

ITM Power expands hydrogen generator sales

ITM Power has made its first sales in South America and Hungary.

Eaton UPS product range approved for UK’s Energy Technology List

Eaton’s latest range of three-phase UPS models has been approved for inclusion on the UK’s Energy Technology List (ETL) for meeting specific energy saving criteria.

Caterpillar bags genset deal for Brazilian oil & gas drillships

Caterpillar Global Petroleum has been awarded a contract from shipbuilder Estaleiro Enseada do Paraguaçu (EEP) to provide diesel gensets for six drillships.

Flow-Rite receives ETL standard for electrolyte sensor range

Flow-Rite, a US-based battery watering company, has been awarded ETL approval for its Eagle Eye electrolyte sensor range. The approval comes from independent testing laboratory Intertek and shows the sensor conforms to ANSI/UL Std.

Silicon-graphene anodes for improved lithium-ion capacity

XG Sciences, a developer of anodes for lithium-ion batteries, has launched an anode material using silicon-graphene to achieve four-times the capacity of conventional anodes.

Gcorelab secures funding for lithium-ion cooling

Gcorelab, a Singapore based clean-tech company, has received US$482,000 in funding from government sponsored Red Dot Ventures as part of a programme to promote new technology in Singapore.

AFC Energy extends fuel cell electrode life beyond nine months

UK hydrogen fuel cell company AFC Energy has further extended the longevity of its electrodes to more than nine months of continuous operation.

International Battery and Energy Storage Alliance established

The International Battery and Energy Storage Alliance (IBESA) has been established to support and facilitate collaboration between solar, electrical energy storage and smart grid technologies companies.