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

Amprius delivers high energy and capacity for smartphones

Chinese-American lithium-ion developer Amprius has launched its first range of high capacity batteries with a high energy density for the portable electronics market.

Saft and Schneider Electric partnership to develop industrial EESS

Saft and Schneider Electric have announced a partnership to develop and supply an electrical energy storage system (EESS) for industrial and commercial energy users.

East Penn produce VRLA for high temperatures

East Penn Manufacturing has designed and produced a heat tolerant VRLA monobloc battery that can withstand heat three times longer than standard VRLA batteries— the very problem that nearly destroyed the VRLA market more than  a decade ago.

Cummins Power Generation sets 3% global price hike for gensets

Cummins Power Generation Inc. has announced global price increases of up to 3% for most of its diesel and gas generator sets, automatic transfer switches and other products.


Altaaqa Global installs 24 MW temporary power plant in Oman

With summer fast approaching, Altaaqa Global CAT Rental Power has installed a 24 MW temporary power plant in Oman.

Capstone Microturbines snags order from Bronx real estate firm

Capstone Turbine Corporation has received an order for microturbines from New York based real estate developer Related Companies.

Flexenclosure secures $24m funding from World Bank, investment funds

Flexenclosure, a developer of power management systems and pre-fabricated data centres, has secured a $24m investment from the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), and Swedish investment funds Industrifonden and Andra AP-fo

Li3 merging with Blue Wolf Holdings

Li3 Energy, a South America-based lithium and minerals mining company has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Wolf Mongolia Holdings Corp in a merger that is due to be completed July 22nd 2013.

German-made lithium cells

German research scientists have created high-performance lithium-ion batteries that have achieved more than 10 000 full cycles with a power density of 1100 watts/Kg.ZSW researcher mixing the electrode paste in the </body></html>

EV rental scheme for Beijing

Fifteen pure electric cars, produced by the Beijing Automotive Group, have become available to rent in Beijing.