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Alcad batteries provide reliable backup power for unmanned offshore Well Head Platform in Vietnam’s Su Tu Den oil field

April 2017
  • Alcad Vantex nickel technology batteries have provided a cost-effective, maintenance-free alternative to VRLA (valve regulated lead acid batteries) for critical UPS systems
  • Battery system delivers 90 minutes of backup power, with 20-year service life.

ALCAD reduces installation footprint by up to 50% with new compact battery racks

February 2017

• New rack design to house Vantex maintenance free batteries makes use of space formerly needed for maintenance access

• Customers such as utilities and offshore installations will benefit from doubling their backup capability in the existing footprint or halving the installation size for the same capacity

Alcad Vantage batteries power stationary trackside UPS systems for the Caracas mass rapid transit system in Venezuela

February 2015

Ultra-low-maintenance and a compact installation footprint were the key factors in Data Power Dear’s decision to specify Vantage nickel-based batteries for passenger station UPS systems that support critical control and safety functions for Metro de Caracas.

Alcad delivers standby battery systems for Petronas’ floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility in Malaysia

November 2014

Oskarshamn, Sweden, November 24, 2014 – Alcad has delivered a contract worth around Euro 1 million for Schneider Electric to design, manufacture and supply seven large capacity battery systems for Petronas’ first floating liquefied natural gas (PFLNG 1) facility, also known as PFLNG SATU. The battery systems, comprising nearly 3,000 of Alcad’s new generation Vantex maintenance-free nickel-based cells, will provide reliable standby power for critical control and safety systems on the facility.

Alcad completes major backup battery contract for power station in Saudi Arabia

October 2014

October 13, 2014 - Alcad has completed a major contract for Qassim Power Station in Saudi Arabia. A total of 12 battery sets, featuring Alcad’s latest technology LBE1300P flooded type nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) cells, have been supplied to the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to support the plant’s electrical backup systems.

Alcad batteries to ensure reliable starting of SPP Pumps’ fire pumps in safety critical offshore installations

April 2014

April 8, 2014 – Alcad is supplying batteries to deliver vital starting power for the diesel engines at the heart of SPP Pumps’ latest high specification water and fire pumps. The Alcad batteries will feature on three of the new fire pump systems already ordered by BP for its flagship Quad 204 FPSO (floating production storage and offloading) project in the North Sea, off the Scottish Coast.

Alcad wins major contract to supply standby battery systems for the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project

January 2014

Ultra low maintenance nickel‐based battery technology will provide trouble free standby power forShell’s Prelude FLNG facility currently under construction in Australia’s Browse Basin

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