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Up to 30-year NiCad battery life, even in harsh conditions

Highly reliable & robust Nickel Cadmium battery solutions for mission critical utility installations.


Utilities that produce and distribute electricity, gas and water rely on battery backup power systems to support a wide variety of mission-critical systems. These include the protection of control and switching systems and UPS installations.

Alcad nickel cadmium battery solutions enable utilities to maintain critical loads, start alternative generation and control essential equipment.

Our battery backup power systems ensure high reliability, low to no maintenance and optimized life-cycle costs, even when operating in uncontrolled environments.

Alcad high-performance NiCad battery solutions offer a long service life of over 20 years. It is common to find Alcad battery power backup systems of up to 30 years in the field, even when operating in harsh environments and high ambient temperatures. 


Even at the extremely high temperatures we experience, our Alcad batteries have a very long service life compared to other battery technologies.
Maintenance Engineer – Indonesia
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Compact rack Vantex Datasheet

New Vantex Datasheet

Single Cell Range Datasheet

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ALCAD Slim product brochure

Single Cell Range Product Brochure

Solar Range Product Brochure

Vantex Product Brochure

XHP Product Brochure

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Press Articles

Alcad batteries ensure backup power on platform offshore Vietnam

Alcad batteries provide earthquake-proof backup to the largest Greek utility company October 2017

Alcad battery from time capsule delivers excellent performance at 99 years old

Alcad solar batteries shine in renewable energy applications

Alcad’s New Vantex at MEE

Back up power roars into action at Vietnam's Black Lion oil field - 2017

Latest nickel cadmium batteries prove a direct replacement of lead-acid

The benefits of nickel-cadmium battery technology versus Lead-acid

UK National Grid switches to ALcad Vantex Batteries for back-up power Spring 2011

Press Releases

Alcad launches Cleverwatch as a remote digital monitoring system to boost condition-based maintenance

Alcad nickel-cadmium batteries provide backup power

Alcad provides life-saving power at Thailand’s Siriraj Hospital PR

New Alcad Slim battery delivers maximum backup in the smallest possible footprint

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

Press Release: Alcad Vantex New Generation batteries deliver exceptional performance and reliability in backup power installations

Press Release: Alcad Vantex New Generation batteries ensure continuity of operation for mission-critical Middle East installations

Press Release: Alcad Vantex New Generation batteries to provide maintenance-free backup power on BP’s Clair Ridge platform

Press Release: Alcad Vantex battery systems keep the power flowing for Namibia’s 300 MW Caprivi Link

Press Release: Alcad batteries deliver reliable standby power for critical industrial and renewable energy applications

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

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

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

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

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

Press Release: Alcad highlights range of battery solutions for demanding industrial back-up and renewable energy applications

Press Release: Alcad launches new Vantex low-maintenance battery range adapted for high-temperature statoinary applications

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

Press Release: Eskom orders Alcad batteries for back-up power installations across South Africa

Press Release: Guy’s Hospital puts its trust in Alcad batteries

Press Release: National Grid switches to Alcad Vantex batteries for backup power for gas compressor stations

Press Release: PB Design specifies Alcad nickel-cadmium batteries

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