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Indipro Tools Releases Porta-Pak Battery at NAB 2019

March 26, 2019

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LAS VEGAS, MARCH 26, 2019 – Indipro Tools, manufacturers of premium power solutions for digital and professional video applications, will unveil its new Porta-Pak battery at NAB 2019 (Central Hall, Booth 11145). This versatile 98Wh battery is specifically tailored to integrate seamlessly with DSLR camera monitors, LED lighting and audio/video converters. With its small footprint (3x5x1.5-inches), the Porta-Pak 98Wh battery enables users to power up their camera and accessories conveniently using one compact power source. The battery incorporates a 2.5mm outputting connector at 12V, a 2.1mm outputting connector at 7.4V and a 5V USB to charge multiple devices at once.

Achieve SIL 3 without external redundancy

March 21, 2019

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Middletown

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PA

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United States

Phoenix Contact’s premium QUINT POWER line now includes a single-device solution that meets functional safety applications up to Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 3. The new QUINT 20+ power supply has an integrated decoupling MOSFET and double overvoltage protection circuitry to meet rigorous SIL 3 safety regulations without the need for external redundancy. The QUINT 20+ power supply introduces a single conformally coated device solution with ATEX, IECEx and Class I, Division 2 approvals, which allows the power supply to be mounted within potentially explosive areas (Zone 2). The functional safety approval allows the QUINT 20+ power supply to be used

SBS, LLC Introducing New Battery Technologies at ProMat 2019

March 19, 2019

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Menomonee Falls

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WI

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United States

Storage Battery Systems, LLC is partnering with Systems Sunlight S.A. on the introduction of two new batteries at Promat 2019, the premier trade show serving the motive power and material handling industries. The two new batteries are Xtreme Force featuring Copper Stretch Metal and SUNLIGHT LiON FORCE. Today’s industrial batteries must be able to operate under extreme conditions and run longer. That’s due to the increasing demands of material handling and logistics as well as the diversity of applications of modern electric forklifts. Copper Stretch Metal (CSM) motive power batteries offer longer runtime under extreme conditions. The higher energy content

Responsible Battery Coalition and Canadian Battery Association Team-Up to Support Battery Retrieval from Remote Canadian Communities

March 19, 2019

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Washington

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District of Columbia

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United States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 Contact: John Kyte March 19, 2019                                                                                                           318-243-4370 john@responsiblebattery.org   Responsible Battery Coalition and Canadian Battery Association Team-Up to Support Battery Retrieval from Remote Canadian Communities   First Nations Communities Commit to Recycle Used Vehicle Batteries   Toronto, Canada (March 19, 2019) – Pledging to support the retrieval and recycling of used vehicle batteries from hundreds of remote communities across Canada, the U.S.-based non-profit Responsible Battery Coalition (RBC) and the Canadian Battery Association (CBA) recently met with First Nations representatives in northern Manitoba to join forces in managing used vehicle batteries in an environmentally-responsible manner.   The

ASCO 7000 SERIES Automatic Transfer Switches Available in Four Transition Modes

March 19, 2019

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Florham Park

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New Jersey

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United States

ASCO Power Technologies, the world’s leading provider of critical power solutions, continues to expand the capabilities of its ASCO 7000 SERIES Power Transfer Switches. Available in ampacities up to 4000 Amps, ASCO SERIES 7000 Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS) are available in four transition modes: Open Transition – Straightforward “break-before-make” switching that serves a wide variety of applications. Delayed Transition – Avoids large inrush currents by providing time for motors to slow and inductive loads to decay. Closed Transition – Overlaps power sources for “make-before-break” switching that avoids momentary power interruptions. Soft Load – Simultaneously ramps down power from the original

Cementex Announces Improved Insulated Torque Wrenches

March 18, 2019

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Boston

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MASSACHUSETTS

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United States

Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the availability of updated insulated torque wrenches featuring the company’s industry-leading double-insulation technology. Made of top grade materials, calibrated according to ASME B107 standards (traceable to NIST), and manufactured according to ISO standards, Cementex double-insulated torque wrenches are designed to provide protection in potentially hazardous electrical work environments. They are the first choice for compliance with safeguarding both qualified workers and equipment. Cementex insulated torque wrenches feature two separate layers of insulation for twice the protection. A yellow undercoat is covered by an orange overcoating to create a high-voltage barrier. The

Bitrode Corporation Appoints Cyril Narishkin as CEO/COO to Support Innovation and Growth in 2019

March 11, 2019

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St. Louis

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MO

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United States

Bitrode Corporation, an innovative energy storage solutions company based in St. Louis, announces the appointment of Cyril Narishkin as CEO/COO to enhance innovation, service standards, and manufacturing processes that impact Bitrode’s global customer base. The decision was made on January 7 by Bitrode’s Board of Directors. Prior to assuming these leadership roles, Narishkin served as a consultant to the company for approximately eight months. He replaces Paolo Raponi. “As our growing number of customers across the world rely on Bitrode to deliver products and support critical to their missions, we must continue to develop new ways to improve efficiency and

Phihong Introduces Family of Extended Operating Range Battery Chargers for Mobility Aid Scooters & Wheelchairs

March 8, 2019

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Fremont

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CA

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United States

Phihong, a leading global supplier of OEM power solutions, has announced its lineup of extended operating range battery chargers for power wheelchairs and mobility scooters. The complete line of products include: 2.5A, 3.5A and 8A chargers for different battery capacities. The DA80U-240A-R and the DA64U-240A-R, rated 24V/3.5A and 24V/2.5A, respectively, work with AGM batteries and come in a compact, fan-less case measuring 6.14” x 3.11” x 1.77” weighing under two pounds. With an operating temperature range of -25ºC to +50ºC, they offer the widest range in the industry for comparable prices. The DA200U-250A-R, rated 24V/8A, is capable of user-selectable charging

ESS Inc. Launches Industry-First Flow Battery Insurance with Munich Re

March 7, 2019

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Portland

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Oregon

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United States

March 7, 2019 – ESS Inc., the leading manufacturer of safe, low-cost and long-duration energy storage systems, announced that it is now including 10-year insurance coverage on its long-duration energy storage products through Munich Re, one of the world’s leading insurance companies. The innovative policy provides warranty backstop for ESS Inc.’s proprietary flow battery technology, supporting the system performance guarantee regardless of project size or location. ESS Inc. has also collaborated with Munich Re to develop a separate Project Cover to ensure a bankable product offering. The Cover directly addresses technology risk and business continuity risk, and can be extended in order to provide

Battery Streak Batteries Achieves 80% State-of-Charge in 10 Minutes

March 6, 2019

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Thousand Oaks

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CA

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United States

Battery Streak Batteries Achieves 80% State-of-Charge in 10 Minutes Thousand Oaks, Calif. (March 6, 2019)—Thousand Oaks, California-based Battery Streak announced it has made a significant breakthrough in battery charging capabilities. It has achieved a charge rate from empty to 80 percent charge in only 10 minutes in a 1 amp-hour cell. The company began manufacturing prototypes in January. Prototype delivery to interested companies started the first quarter of 2019. "We have received dozens of requests from companies that want samples of our batteries," says David Grant, Battery Streak CEO. "What's exciting is that our tests show the batteries' fast charge

UNIPOWER RECEIVES NEW ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFICATION

February 28, 2019

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Rancho Santa Margarita

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California

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United States

February 27, 2019 (Coral Springs, FL) — Today, UNIPOWER, the leading provider in power for mission-critical applications and high efficiency systems, achieved certification to the new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System, reflecting the organization’s long-term commitment to quality, transparency, and customer satisfaction. The certification is valid for three years and is provided by DNV GL – Business Assurance.   ISO 9001 is the most widely used quality management standard, and has recently undergone a periodic update to better reflect modern business challenges. Last modified in 2008, the new 2015 version of ISO 9001 is the result of input from business and technical

Johnson Matthey and Lithium Werks sign long-term LFP battery materials supply agreement

February 28, 2019

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Austin

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TX

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United States

Under the agreement, which will start 1 April 2019 and run for five years, JM will supply its lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery cathode material manufactured at its facility in Changzhou, China. The cathode material is a key component in battery cells produced by Lithium Werks, for a range of applications, including material handling, large motive, maritime and energy storage. Through incorporating JM’s advanced LFP technology into Lithium Werks’ batteries, both companies are excited to work together to support the growing demand from industry and consumers for higher performing energy storage technologies. Commenting on the agreement, Alan Nelson, Chief Technology

Quest Controls Introduces OspreyDCM™ Software, a Power System Monitoring and Operational Management Solution

February 27, 2019

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Palmetto

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Florida

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United States

After extensive research and development, Quest Controls announces the release of OspreyDCM, a premier power monitoring and management platform. OspreyDCM was designed for users to quickly and efficiently monitor large volumes of power equipment through a refined intuitive interface. Aggressively priced, OspreyDCM hosts a robust set of features for unlimited monitoring and alarming of PDUs, DC Plants, UPSs and other SNMP communicating critical power equipment. OspreyDCM’s customizable dashboard rolls up data from the building level down to the outlet, personalizing metrics delivery for each user. Auto-discovery tools facilitate connecting directly to power systems and commissioning within minutes.  Configuration options for

Cementex Announces Color Change in Hundred Series Arc Rated Face Shields

February 19, 2019

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Burlington

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New Jersey

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United States

Cementex Announces Color Change in Hundred Series Arc Rated Face Shields New gray shields offer true color and improved peripheral vision for electricians servicing energized equipment Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces that the color of the company’s Arc Flash Resistant PPE Task Wear Face Shield has changed from green to gray. Providing exceptional Visible Light Transfer (VLT), the Cementex Hundred Series are constructed with a True Color Gray (TCG) Arc Rated Face Shield, improving technician vision over prior green models. The Cementex Hundred Series Arc Rated Face Shields feature a molded shape to minimize vision distortion.

Indipro Tools Releases Fusion Dual V-Mount Battery Charger at NAB 2019

February 12, 2019

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Lynbrook

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New York

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United States

Indipro Tools, manufacturers of premium power solutions for digital and professional video applications, will unveil its new Fusion Dual V-Mount Battery Charger at NAB 2019 (Central Hall, Booth 11145). This two-channel lithium-ion charger features two independent charging bays and is capable of simultaneously charging two V-mount batteries at 2.5A each.   The Fusion can also be used as a hot swappable, self-contained portable power supply for cameras and accessories when working in the field. When the AC power cord is disconnected, devices can be alternatively powered through batteries connected to the charger.   The Indipro Tools’ Fusion Charger (Model: PD-M2S)

Axine Chosen for the 2019 Global Cleantech 100

January 29, 2019

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Vancouver

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BC

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Canada

Industrial wastewater treatment provider Axine Water Technologies was named by Cleantech Group in the prestigious 2019 Global Cleantech 100.  The Global Cleantech 100 is an annual guide to the leading companies and themes in sustainable innovation. It features the private, independent, for-profit companies best positioned to solve tomorrow’s clean technology challenges. This year marks the 10th edition of the list and the fourth time Axine has appeared on it. “At Axine, we provide innovative on-site wastewater treatment solutions to pharmaceutical, chemical, refining and other manufacturing industries that reduce the cost, risk and liability of toxic organic pollutants,” said Jonathan Rhone,

Kaman Measuring Announces KD-5100 Differential Measurement System

January 24, 2019

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Boston

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ma

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United States

Kaman Measuring Announces KD-5100 Differential Measurement System Two precisely matched sensors per channel give resolution to a nanometer Middletown, CT – The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance, precision non-contact position measuring systems, announces the availability of its KD-5100 differential measurement system, which provides resolution to a nanometer of positional change. With its proven stable design, extremely small size, and low power consumption, the KD-5100 is ideal for night vision systems, precision telescope positioning, fast steering mirrors (FSM) for space-based and airborne applications, and image stabilization systems. Kaman engineers

Axine Signs Multi-Year Wastewater Service Agreement with a Leading Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

January 9, 2019

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Vancouver

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BC

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Canada

Industrial wastewater treatment provider Axine Water Technologies has signed a multi-year wastewater services agreement with a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer. Under the multi-year agreement, Axine will own, operate, service and maintain a wastewater treatment system at the customer’s manufacturing facility in the Northeastern United States. Based on Axine’s electrochemical oxidation technology, the system will treat manufacturing process wastewater contaminated with organic solvents. The treated water will be safely discharged to the local municipal wastewater plant. The customer’s goal of installing the Axine system is to eliminate solvents in wastewater, ensuring the facility meets all local, state and US EPA categorical discharge

High Capacity Silicon-Carbon Anodes

January 8, 2019

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Columbus

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OH

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United States

pH Matter, LLC (“the company”) is pleased to announce initiation of a $1 million product development project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy for engineered materials for lithium ion battery anodes.  Lithium ion batteries are being increasingly adopted for automotive power applications; however, the lithium capacity of the negative electrode (anode) limits the amount of energy these batteries can store.  Improvements to the anode would increase the energy density and lower the battery cost.  For electric vehicles, lower battery cost and higher energy density would increase the driving range of vehicles, accelerating their adoption.  pH Matter’s approach to improving

Cementex Announces Updates to Highly Protective, Comfortable 11/12 cal/cm2 UltraLite Series Arc Flash PPE Task Wear

December 26, 2018

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Burlington

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New Jersey

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United States

Cementex Announces Updates to Highly Protective, Comfortable 11/12 cal/cm2 UltraLite Series Arc Flash PPE Task Wear Industry-leading, lightweight task wear increases user comfort Burlington, NJ – Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the release of the updated 11/12 cal/cm2 UltraLite Series of Arc Flash PPE Task Wear, designed to combine comfort with complete safety. Developed after years of first-hand market research, the UltraLite Series garments are designed for use by qualified persons trained in proper arc flash safety in any situation where the risk of exposure to an arc flash is present. The updated line of garments now features a standard

ESS Inc. Partners With CWL Energy to Develop Energy Storage Opportunities Across Multiple Markets in Canada

December 10, 2018

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Portland

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Oregon

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United States

ESS Inc., a leading manufacturer of safe, low-cost and long-duration energy storage systems, has signed a partnership and collaboration agreement with CWL Energy, a leading Canadian energy project owner and developer. The companies will collaborate to deploy ESS Inc. Energy Warehouse™ systems across Canada’s industrial, remote community, mining, and utility sectors, using CWL Energy’s MultiGen Energy Platform (EP). MultiGen EP incorporates distributed energy resources, such as wind, solar, and battery storage, utilizing adaptable energy management software to optimize renewable energy use in a customer’s electricity supply. “This partnership with CWL Energy gives our company an immediate presence in the fast-growing Canadian market,”

Sherin and Lodgen Launches National Renewable Energy Practice

December 3, 2018

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Boston

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MA

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United States

Sherin and Lodgen Launches National Renewable Energy Practice Boston, MA, November 26, 2018 – Boston law firm Sherin and Lodgen LLP announces that it has expanded its award-winning Solar Energy practice and created a national Renewable Energy Practice Group to meet the needs of the accelerating renewable energy and energy storage industries. Chaired by firm partner, Bethany A. Bartlett  the new group will represent lenders, developers, municipalities and companies committed to sustainability through solar, wind and energy storage and saving initiatives. The team will provide a wide range of legal services to help clients achieve their financial, real estate and environmental goals, including:      

ESS Inc. Appoints Solutions Energy A-PAC PTY LTD as Company Agents for Australia and New Zealand

November 16, 2018

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Portland

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Oregon

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United States

November 16, 2018 – ESS Inc., a leading manufacturer of safe, low-cost and long-duration energy storage systems, today announced that it has partnered with Solutions Energy A-Pac Pty Ltd for commercial representation in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and East Timor. “We are pleased to welcome Solutions Energy as agents representing the company,” said Craig Evans, founder and CEO of ESS Inc. “The Solutions Energy team is comprised of like-minded experts in the power and clean energy sectors who share in our mission to deliver clean, low-cost, long-duration energy storage systems with the lowest levelized cost of storage (LCOS)

Energy Storage North America Announces Winners of 2018 ESNA Innovation and Champion Awards

November 8, 2018

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Pasadena

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California

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United States

Pasadena, Calif. – November 8, 2018 – Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the most influential gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage, today announced the winners of this year’s ESNA Innovation and Champion Awards. The awards were presented at the 6th Annual Energy Storage North America Conference and Expo, held at the Pasadena Convention Center. This year’s winners will also be inducted into the ESNA Awards Hall of Fame, online here. The ESNA Innovation Award winners were selected through a public, online voting process that received over 2,000 votes across three categories: Front-of-Meter, Behind-the-Meter and Mobile Storage.

SBS, LLC Launches Battery Academy

November 1, 2018

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Racine

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WI

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United States

Menomonee Falls, WI – Storage Battery Systems, LLC has announced the opening of Battery Academy, a new training facility and program that will offer the utility and telecom industries a wide range of training solutions. The courses, which begin in November, include Stationary Battery System Sizing and Design Considerations and Stationary Installation, Maintenance & Testing. Webinars will also be offered on Battery Test Equipment, NERC Battery Compliance, Understanding Battery Data and Battery Management. Courses for beginners as well as experienced technicians looking for continued education will be offered. All courses are tailored to cover the industry accepted standards and best