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U.S. Battery Manufacturing A Sponsor For The 2018 Bulls Only Dorado Fishing Tournament In Baja Mexico

U.S. Battery Manufacturing continues to be one of several annual sponsors of the Bulls Only Dorado Fishing Tournament held in Punta Chivato, Baja California, Mexico. “Residents of this small fishing town of Punta Chivato are mostly U.S. citizens who have vacation homes that successfully use solar and wind power, and store energy using U.S. Battery RE-Series products,” says Don Wallace, U.S. Battery CMO/ Executive VP, Sales and Marketing. “The proceeds from the annual tournament support local schools, retirement homes, and charities, so we’re happy to continue to help the tournament with our support.”

usb_re_all3_med_xc2logo-webThis tournament hosted its 21st annual gathering of sports fishermen who go out and try to hook the largest Dorado (Mahi-mahi). This year, the winning fish was 38-pounds, caught by Mike Bower, according to BD Outdoors.com’s fishing report. The annual tournament took place June 23rd to the 25th and offered up to $1,000 for the largest fish, along with $500 and $250 in prize money for second and third place anglers. The event also offers participants numerous raffle prizes, including certificates for U.S Battery’s RE L16 XC2 deep-cycle batteries that many of the townspeople use to store energy from their solar and wind systems.

 For additional information on U.S. Battery RE-Series Deep-Cycle Batteries, contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit https://www.usbattery.com.

U.S. Battery Teams Up With Off-Grid Blogger Heath Skinner

Off-grid blogger to build 7KW solar renewable energy system utilizing U.S. Battery RE Series deep-cycle batteries for energy storage

Heath Skinner, his wife Cedar and their five children decided to buy property in Franklin County, Idaho and live an off-grid lifestyle. One of their first decisions was to build a 7KW solar powered energy system that uses U.S. Battery RE-Series batteries for power storage. “We discovered the high cost to get power to the property and decided to invest in solar,” said Skinner. “The solar system is fairly large and should produce enough power for our home and outbuildings. To store the power, we’re using 16 U.S. Battery RE L16 XC2 deep-cycle batteries because they’re reliable and American made.”

U.S. Battery RE-Series deep-cycle batteries feature the company’s exclusive XC2™ formulation and provide the highest peak capacity and longest cycle life of any other deep-cycle battery on the market. Coupled with a rugged polypropylene case, heavy-duty lifting handles, and robust terminals, the RE-Series also features Defender Moss shields that guard against mossing shorts. The RE Series also utilizes Outside Positive Plates, a design that mitigates the effects of positive and negative plate sulfation. In addition, the batteries are designed with extra thick glass mat separators which help the batteries provide long-lasting performance.

Skinner is combining the batteries with Suniva solar panels and will update followers on the rest of the components used to make the system functional. “Because of the research I did, these batteries will be sufficient to live off of,” says Skinner. “U.S. Battery Manufacturing also has one of the best reputations in the industry and that’s why I went with them.”

Dutt Electronics Found U.S. Battery Products Provided Optimum Performance For Its New Energy Save OE Power System

Dutt Electronics, a manufacturer of alternate energy inverters for the OE market, found that U.S. Battery products were the best choice for energy storage for its new Energy Save power system, which has been nominated for the 2016 EnerTIC Award in the category of Smart Industry.

“We conducted a detailed study of existing storage technologies,” said Ramon Ugarte of Dutt Electronics. “Our Energy Save application required a mature technology and low cost. Initially, Lithium-Ion batteries would have worked, but for a quick return on investment and low cost for our customers, deep-cycle flooded lead-acid batteries were the best choice.”

The Save Energy system uses 36 U.S. Battery 185E batteries with XC2™ formulation and Diamond Plate Technology® which deliver more watt-hours per liter and watt-hours per kilogram than any other flooded lead-acid battery on the market. “There are plenty of battery brands available,” said Ugarte. “But we wanted to use U.S. Battery products because their technical characteristics were the best fit, and they offer the support of a solid company with more than 90-years of history.”

The Dutt Energy Save system is an integrated unit that combines a bi-directional inverter, monitoring system, and battery pack all in one unit. With autonomous operation, it balances power output between stored energy consumption and battery charging during peak energy hours to reduce overall energy costs.

For more information on U.S. Battery’s line of performance products, contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit www.usbattery.com.

 

About Dutt Electronics: Dutt is an electronics manufacturer in Spain whose field of interest covers any sector that requires control and conversion of energy and/or power; such as solar, industrial, energy storage and more. The company has nearly 20 years of experience in providing OEM solutions for inverters and hybrid converters. Visit www.duttelectronics.com/en/site/solutions.

U.S. Battery Sponsors 20th Annual Bulls Only Fishing Tournament

The 20th Annual Bulls Only Dorado Fishing Tournament is an annual gathering of sports fisherman, in which all proceeds go towards improving schools, retirement homes, and local charities in the town of Punta Chivato, Baja California, Mexico. U.S. Battery is a proud sponsor of the 20th Annual Bulls Only Fishing Tournament, supporting the organization that is primarily made up of American citizens who have vacation homes in the area, and who also require batteries to live off-grid, as many utility services are not available in this quaint Mexican fishing village.

“We’re proud to support the tournament and provide help for those people living in Punta Chivato, who lovingly provide for the locals in the town, and have helped raise funds for its emergency services, Community Center, schools and more,” said Don Wallace, U.S. Battery CMO/ Executive VP, Sales and Marketing.

usb_re_all3_med_xc2logo-webMany of the town’s people in Punta Chivato use U.S Battery’s RE L16 XC deep-cycle batteries with Diamond Plate Xtreme Capacity technology, to provide power for their solar power storage systems. RE-Series deep-cycle batteries also feature Defender™ Moss Shields that effectively prevent short-circuiting within the battery, along with Outside Positive (OSP™) battery design that mitigates positive plate deterioration. RE-Series deep cycle batteries are available in both 6-volt and 2-volt configurations. U.S. Battery manufactures a variety of deep-cycle batteries that are all manufactured in the U.S.A. and are distributed worldwide. For more information on the 20th Annual Bulls Only Dorado Tournament, visit the Punta Chivato Facebook page HERE.

For additional information on U.S. Battery RE-Series Deep-Cycle Batteries, contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit www.usbattery.com.

U.S. Battery And The Physics Factory Team-Up To Give Young Students An Education On Solar Power And More

To help the Physics Factory share its enthusiasm for physics to young students across the country, U.S. Battery donated several of its deep-cycle batteries that will be used along with a solar panel array mounted on the Physics Factory’s Physics Bus. The bus is a rolling science museum that makes appearances at schools and science fairs across the country, providing demonstrations of physics in a fun and entertaining way. “We supplied the Physics Factory with our L16 deep cycle batteries that will work well with the solar panels they placed on top of their bus,” says Mike Wallace, U.S. Battery Creative Manager. “This helps to provide power for demonstrations and will also help to showcase the benefits of solar power to students at a young age.”

“To allow a full eight hour day exhibition that’s completely off-the-grid, we needed batteries that were incredibly efficient and long lasting,” says Erik Herman, Physics Factory Instructor. “That’s why we were absolutely delighted to receive a donation of eight L16 XC2’s from U.S. Battery. We now have the convenience to simply pull up anywhere, flick a switch, and open the doors for kids to come aboard and enjoy science. Whether it’s along a sidewalk downtown, in a school playground, a park, or even at a camp or reservation, we have allowed this physics experience to be free and un-tethered.”

To date, the Physics Bus has showcased its exhibition at 51 events between October 2014 and October 2015. “From a combination of photo/video documentation, and our handy Arduino infrared-beam people-counter, we estimate 7720 people passing through our doors, with over 6580 of them K-12 students,” said Herman.

Ensuring that the Physics Bus always has power readily available, U.S. Battery’s L16 deep-cycle batteries are built with exclusive Diamond Plate Xtreme Capacity technology that provides higher peak capacity, improved watt-hours per liter, and watt-hours per kilogram. In addition, L16 batteries feature an Outside Positive (OSP™) plate design, which mitigates the effects of positive plate deterioration and further increases battery life, capacity and performance. The use of the batteries on the Physics Bus will help to provide reliable power stored from the photovoltaic power system mounted on the roof, that was provided by New York-based Taitem Engineering. “Unlike typical residential or RV use, we will be discharging, in one day, three days worth of energy collected from our four roof-mounted panels,” says Herman.

U.S. Battery L16 deep-cycle batteries will store power from the solar panels mounted on the roof of the Physics Bus.

U.S. Battery L16 deep-cycle batteries will store power from the solar panels mounted on the roof of the Physics Bus.

 

Reliable power is essential for the Physics Bus, as the results of their exhibitions are easily visible through the expression on student’s faces. “Students are awe-struck by our exhibits. They usually enter not knowing what to expect, but then they start experiencing never-before-seen physics phenomena coming from common everyday appliances,” says Herman. “Electromagnetic waves sending energy through space to create a light show inside a microwave oven, an otherwise average-looking guitar whose strings make the sound visible as well as audible, a TV whose beam dances to the vibrations of your voice. Half way through, kids’ eyes are popping out of their heads and their mouths are hanging open in amazement.

The donation of the deep-cycle batteries will hopefully allow the Physics Factory to continue their goal to bring education to students and adults across the country. ” We’re planning a cross-country tour, New York to California, for a showcase at the Maker Faire in San Mateo in May 2015, and the wheels are already in motion to cultivate other Physics Buses in other locations around the U.S., says Herman.
The Physics Factory is a non-profit organization that provides educators and students additional opportunities to learn more about the science of physics by mentoring, educating and demonstrations. For more information on the Physics Factory and where the Physics Bus is scheduled to appear, visit their website at www.physicsfactory.org.

U.S. Battery manufactures a variety of deep-cycle batteries that are all manufactured in the U.S.A. and are distributed worldwide. For more information, contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit www.usbattery.com.