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Lead Battery Manufacturers, Argonne National Laboratory and The University of Toledo Join Forces

Newly Formed Research Collaboration Aims to Extend Lead Battery Performance WASHINGTON – JULY 29, 2021...

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July 29, 2021

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Statement from Battery Council International on New DOE “Long Duration Storage Shot” Program

Today DOE Secretary Jennifer Granholm announced the U.S. DOE’s new goals to reduce the cost of grid-scale,...

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July 14, 2021

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Lead Battery Industry Releases Innovation Roadmap to Strengthen U.S. Energy Sector Infrastructure

As lawmakers work to strengthen infrastructure within the energy sector, batteries have emerged as a critical...

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July 14, 2021

National Battery Day
National Battery Day Is February 18 – A Time to Recognize Lead Batteries’ Role in Pandemic...

On February 18 – National Battery Day – we celebrate lead batteries’ continued resilience and...

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February 16, 2021

Lead Battery Industry Launches New Website With New Features and Content to Boost Battery Knowledge

Starting today, policymakers, regulators, government officials and others will have a new tool at their...

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February 1, 2021

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Lead Batteries’ Domestic Infrastructure Ready to Help Manufacturers “Build Back Better” and...

The lead battery industry, with its strong domestic supply chain, is ideally positioned to rapidly deliver on...

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January 27, 2021

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Statement from Battery Council International on President-Elect Joe Biden’s Build Back Better...

The lead battery industry, with its strong domestic supply chain, is ideally positioned to rapidly deliver on...

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January 15, 2021

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Global Alliance of Lead Battery Manufacturers and Recyclers Urges Attention to Informal Recycling

Agrees UNICEF/Pure Earth Report Highlights Recognized Need for Action In Low- to Middle- Income Countries...

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July 29, 2020

Top 10 Facts to Celebrate During National Battery Week!

Fascinating list of Top Ten lead battery facts released today by the trade association Battery Council...

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February 20, 2020

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On Battery Day, A Thriving Missouri Lead Battery Industry Announces its $2.5B Economic Benefit to...

The Sustainable, Circular Economy of the Industry Enables 8,150 Jobs Across the State CHICAGO – February...

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February 18, 2020

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Carole Mars The Sustainability Consortium Director

The high recycling rate of U.S. lead batteries means a large percent of U.S. lead battery manufacturing supply chain inputs (73% of its lead) are sourced from domestic recyclers.

Dr. Carole Mars, Director of Technical Development and Innovation, The Sustainability Consortium