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United States

 Members: Lead Producers:
  • ASARCO, Inc.
  • Doe Run Company
  • RSR Corporation

Electric Utilities:

  • Arizona Public Service
  • Sacramento Municipal Utility District
  • Southern California Edison
  • Virginia Power

Suppliers to Battery Industry:

  • Bitrode
  • DARAMIC, Inc.
  • Hammond Lead Products
  • Hollingsworth & Vose
  • Omni-Oxide
 Battery Manufacturers:
  • Bolder Technologies Corp.
  • C&D Charter Power Systems
  • Delphi Energy & Engine Management Systems
  • Douglas Battery
  • East Penn Manufacturing
  • Electrosource
  • GNB Battery Technologies
  • Johnson Controls
  • Optima Batteries
  • Trojan Battery Company
  • Yuasa-Exide, Inc.

Associate Member:

  • Ford Motor Company


  • Electric Power Research Institute
Research Programs:    
  Code Project Location Status
 RMC-012 Rapid Recharge Bus Demonstration Project Santa Barbara Electric Transportation Institute    Active
 RMC-013 Battery Monitoring Management System Evaluation Santa Barbara Electric Transportation Institute   Active
 A-001.1 EV Range & Battery Cycle Life Improvement Through Fast Charging & Partial State-of-Charge Operation Electric Transportation Applications  Active
 A-004.1 Building & Testing an Optimized Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) Valve Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) Battery Containing Flat Plates with Minimum Paste Density, Optimized Compression & Optimized Active Material Thickness on the Grids East Penn Mfg. Pending
 A-005.3 Optimized Tubular VRLA Battery with High Specific Energy for Electric Vehicle Use Yuasa-Exide Active
 A-008.1 Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Test Program Southern California Edison  Pending
 B-002.3 Development of a Separator System for Maintaining Optimum Compression on Electrodes through Cycling Life of VRLA Batteries Delphi Energy & Engine Mgt. Systems  Pending
 B-004.1 Comparison of Phases & Microstructures in Battery Cells with Rapid & Conventional Charging & Evolution with Cycling: Using High Resolution Field Emission Scanning Transmission and Analytical Electron Microscopy & In Situ Neutron Diffraction Study University of Chicago Active
 B-0005.1 Development of Advanced Valve Regulated Lead-Acid Batteries for Electric Vehicles Trojan Battery Active
 B-008.5 Development of a New Expander for the VRLA Battery in Electric Vehicle Applications Hammond Group Active
 B-013.1 Batteries for Hybrid Electric Vehicles Bob Nelson Active