As global warming continues to have a dramatic impact on the world’s climate, the imperative for decarbonization is greater than ever. Battery energy storage is a key pillar in the move to electrification and supporting innovation and performance improvements is the highest priority. Soaring demand for battery technologies across all applications has ushered in a golden age for batteries. From clean energy storage to hybrid and electric vehicles, demand for high-performing and sustainable batteries is driving research and development across the globe. Combining pioneering research with the latest market insights, the Consortium for Battery Innovation is leading the way by ensuring advanced lead batteries continue on their innovation journey to support ambitious climate goals set out by policy makers and provide the high-performing batteries needed by end-users.
The next 10 years will see unprecedented growth in demand for energy storage in support of the huge transformation of energy resources to renewables and the rapid electrification of our economy and society. To help meet that growth in demand the next generation of lead batteries will demonstrate greater performance, a longer lifetime and full recyclability in order to meet new market expectations.Learn more
Lead batteries are used in virtually every vehicle on the road across the globe. CBI works with car companies, battery manufacturers and the world's leading research institutes to push the boundaries of lead battery technology to ensure their continued dominance in the automotive market.Learn more
Lead batteries are essential for global logistics, manufacturing and the movement of goods. The lead battery provides motive power for materials handling vehicles with electric motors and also provide power for lifting, steering and braking for forklift trucks.Learn more
Lead batteries remain the dominant technology for UPS and Telecoms, with continued growth predicted to 2030.Learn more