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Aceleron featured in The Telegraph for rolling out 4,000 batteries to Kenya.
Many African schoolchildren use kerosene lamps to study at night. Photo credit: Jake Lyell
The Telegraph article by Hassan Chowdhury features Aceleron’s roll-out of 4,000 batteries to Kenya “in a bid to power people’s home with cheap and clean energy”.
Birmingham-based Aceleron, which won support from the Government’s start-up funding arm Innovate UK and the Faraday Battery Challenge, will take thousands of its alternative lithium-ion batteries to sub-Saharan Africa, where up to 573m people lack access to electricity.
The modular batteries built by Aceleron, founded in 2016, are formed of trays of cells imported from the Far East. They are designed to be dismantled and rebuilt, unlike traditional lithium-ion batteries supplied to the automotive industry. It makes them easier to service and keep working.
Read the full article here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2019/11/25/government-backed-start-up-aceleron-roll-4000-batteries-kenya
Aceleron’s technical team offer some helpful tips on the best way to store a leisure battery in order to maximise its life expectancy and guarantee peak performance for years to come.
Aceleron, which has designed and built the only battery energy storage system (BESS) that can be taken apart for repair, replacement and upgrade, has partnered with Nuenta, one of the largest distributors of renewable and environmental supplies in the UK.
Aceleron’s uniquely serviceable, repairable and upgradeable LFP battery, the Essential has been recognised for its environmental design by the international DAME design awards committee, which celebrates everything that is important about marine equipment design.