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Not all Lithium-ION Batteries are created equal – Don’t be fooled.

Polarium Battery

Lithium-ion batteries are an extremely powerful technology. While their superior energy density is key to their success, it is also associated with risks.

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CASE STUDY - Off-grid 24/7 surveillance at the G7 summit


EFOY partner: Fuel Cell Systems Ltd

EFOY Client: Wireless CCTV Ltd.

WCCTV is the UK’s leading provider of rapidly deployable mobile CCTV systems. Their systems transmit live and recorded video over the 4G mobile network. WCCTV was commissioned to provide 24/7 surveillance of the G7 Summit in Cornwall, UK. The summit brought together global leaders including the Prime Minister of the UK, the President of the USA and the German chancellor to discuss the most pressing challenges facing us all, from climate change to tackling the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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CASE STUDY - Video Surveillance in Singapore

EFOY partner: Oneberry Technologies

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CASE STUDY - Power Supply for CCTV Tower

EFOY partner: Fuel Cell Systems

Client: Wireless CCTV Ltd., Rochdale (UK)

WCCTV is a manufacturer and supplier of rapid deployment CCTV towers which provide complete site security for remote sites and compounds. These projects are typically short to medium term construction projects.

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How Powerbox & our partners helped find the best possible electronic security solution for a major healthcare project

The challenge

This project for a major Sydney healthcare institution included over 700 access control doors and 200 fixed duress points, all hardwired to distributed security panels. As is often the case, it was planned to install these security panels in the communications room, but when the time came installers found there just wasn’t enough space to house any off-the-self or pre-made cabinet solution.

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Lithium-Ion Battery Technology – Chemistries, Comparisons and Future Outlook

In this paper, Polarium provides information and insights related to the most common lithium-ion battery technologies and chemistries, comparisons to other technologies, and take a look at what the future may hold.

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Unique Requirements of Uninterruptible Power Supplies for Naval Applications

A true Naval qualified – MIL-STD-1399 and MIL-DTL-901 – Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) must meet stringent requirements, consistent with a military grade solution. This white paper reviews a set of core qualifications to evaluate when sourcing a military UPS.

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Lithium Battery Basics: A Crash Course

What is the difference between a cell and a module? What is form factor? And why is it handy to know about C-rate?

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The Economics of Energy Storage Explained

Ophilino DaCosta

Commercial and industrial facilities (C&I) are expected to see a rapid rate of adoption of energy storage solutions built on lithium-ion technology as a way of optimizing energy consumption, reducing energy costs, and reducing their carbon footprint. 

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Lithium Battery Technology: Chemistries, Comparisons, and Future Outlook

Dr. Henrik Lundgren


Recent technological advances have ensured that lithium-ion batteries will play an increasingly important role in our lives and in society. With the growing integration of inherently intermittent renewables into our energy system, and the accelerating shift towards electric vehicles, an increasingly larger portion of the world is battery-powered. The stationary battery market is seeing a transition from lead to lithium, and with the commercialization of new materials like solid-state batteries, lithium is poised to dominate further.

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