2015-07-07

Saft Batteries Will Help Keep Bombardier Sifang Transportation’s Trains Running on Time on China’s High Speed Rail Services

Saft has won its first EMU (Electric Multiple Unit) contract from Bombardier Sifang (Qingdao) Transportation Ltd (BST), one of China’s leading manufacturers of railway passenger cars and rolling stock. Saft is supplying 100 MR.. more
2015-07-03

Tesla’s Cost-Friendly Energy Storage System Takes Entire Battery Industry to A New Level

Earlier in May, American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. made a splash in the energy sector when it revealed a new type of lithium battery packs for home and enterprise applications. Tesla touted its new line of energy storage systems, known as Power Wall, would f.. more
2015-07-03

Saft to Supply Onboard Batteries for London Underground

Saft has been awarded a contract worth over €1 million by Alstom to supply nickel-based SRM onboard power backup batteries for metro trains on the London Underground Northern Line. This replacement contract follows the proven performanc.. more
2015-06-30

Saft Batteries Power Eurofyre’s Innovative Wireless Fire Detection and Alarm Equipment

Saft is supplying primary lithium batteries to Eurofyre, a UK specialist manufacturer of fire detection and alarm equipment. The Saft lithium-thionyl chloride (Li-SOCl2) batteries will provide up to three years of reliable autonomous power f.. more
2015-06-17

Saft Agrees to Supply Li-ion Battery Systems to JSC ISS, Russian Commercial Satellite Company

Saft signed a five-year extension to a framework agreement to supply lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery systems to JSC ISS, Russia’s largest commercial satellite company, on June 15th at the Paris Air Show. The contract was an extension of an agreement originally si.. more
2015-06-10

Saft Unveils Intensium® Home 10M Lithium-ion Energy Storage System for Prosumers

At Intersolar Europe, Saft will launch its new Intensium® Home 10M lithium-ion (Li-ion) energy storage system that offers exceptionally high performance for high-end residential and small commercial solar PV installations. The Intensium® Home 10M, co-develop.. more
2015-06-10

Chinese Lithium Cell Makers Ride on Back of Domestic Smartphone Brands’ Rise

The latest research from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds the shipments of Chinese branded smartphones have risen sharply in the past four years, with the 2015 shipments expected to grow by 11.6% year on year. Set against the previous year’s growth rate o.. more