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04.10.18

Alcad batteries at the heart of corrosion protection system on Qatar Petroleum wellheads

The batteries are built to withstand the desert heat, therefore ensure a high level of resilience for equipment in the Dukhan Gas Field.

They are combined with solar photovoltaic modules to protect the integrity of gas wellhead casings.

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04.10.17

Alcad batteries provide earthquake-proof backup to the largest Greek Utility Company

Alcad has won a competitive tender to provide the batteries installed at Megalopolis B power station thanks to Alcad’s reputation for high quality and reliability in Greece

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03.07.17

Alcad batteries provide reliable backup power for unmanned offshore Well Head Platform in Vietnam

Alcad Vantex nickel technology batteries have provided a cost-effective, maintenance- free alternative to VRLA (valve regulated lead acid batteries) for critical UPS systems

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13.02.17

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

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

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09.09.15

Alcad wins multi-million euro battery contract for the world’s 2nd largest offshore oilfield

Offshore Oil field UZ750 contract in Abu Dhabi is the largest single contract in Alcad’s history. Multi-million euro contract covers the supply of over 15,000 maintenance-free cells adapted for demanding conditions in remote locations.

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22.01.15

Alcad industrial batteries ensure power continuity for EQUATE Kuwait

Alcad, world-leading supplier of battery systems for industrial standby applications, has supplied nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) battery sets to backup site systems for EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait’s first international petrochemical joint-venture.

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24.11.14

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

New generation Vantex maintenance-free nickel-based battery technology will support critical control and safety functions on the world’s first FLNG facility to start operations.

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13.10.14

Alcad completes major backup battery contract for 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.

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16.01.14

Alcad wins major contract to supply standby battery systems for the world’s first FLNG project

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

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