EnerSys® Expands NexSys® iON Battery Offering with Addition of 80 Volt Model

READING, Pennsylvania, July 26, 2023 — EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, has expanded its line of virtually maintenance-free, high-performance NexSys® iON Lithium-ion batteries with the addition of its 80 Volt model. Engineered for fast recharge, long run times and to deliver high energy capacity in a smaller footprint, the latest NexSys® iON battery model provides customers with a premium power solution catered to meet the energy demands of a variety of heavy-duty applications, including those converting from LP- and diesel-fueled equipment to fulfill sustainability requirements.

“We strive to provide our customers with solutions that are tailored to their unique operational demands,” said Harold Vanasse, Senior Director of Marketing, Motive Power Global at EnerSys. “Sometimes that can include a large warehouse that’s operating on a 24/7 basis and requires the utilization of a variety of heavy-duty equipment to keep up with their business schedule. It’s important that we can offer these operators a complete range of power options that provide high productivity and lower Total Cost of Ownership. We are excited to be able to support our customers with the addition of our NexSys® iON 80V battery.”

Other notable design features of the NexSys® iON 80V battery include:

  • Capacity: 17.8 to 35.7 kWh (222-444 Ah)
  • Can maintain a high State of Charge (SoC) as a result of its fast recharge capability and longer forklift truck run time
  • Eliminates battery changes for peak productivity
  • Maintenance free – no watering, battery cleaning or long equalize charges
  • Integrated Battery Management System (BMS) is designed to Automotive Functional Safety Standard ISO 26262
  • BMS supports greater safety, reliability and battery life by performing auto-diagnosis, voltage limitation (charge and discharge) and communication of performance data
  • Optional forklift truck integration via CAN protocol
  • Engineered with multiple layers of safety
  • CE certified to meet EU safety, health and environmental protection requirements

EnerSys® NexSys® iON batteries are available in multiple voltages, including 24V, 36V, 48V and now 80V. Additionally, fast- and opportunity-charging NexSys® iON batteries with high output NexSys®+ chargers provide added user convenience and enhanced fleet efficiency. Utilizing a proprietary EnSitemodeling software, EnerSys can work directly with the customer to right-size a NexSys® iON battery and NexSys+ charger to their vehicle fleet, helping to eliminate the unwanted downtime and unnecessary stress associated with premature battery failure from improper installation, equipment fitting or charging practices.

For more information about EnerSys® and its full line of products, systems, and support, visit www.enersys.com or contact your local EnerSys representative.

About EnerSys®

EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes energy systems solutions and motive power batteries, specialty batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Energy Systems, which combine enclosures, power conversion, power distribution and energy storage, are used in the telecommunication, broadband and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other industrial electric powered vehicles requiring stored energy solutions. Specialty batteries are used in aerospace and defense applications, large over-the-road trucks, premium automotive, medical and security systems applications. EnerSys also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers in over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world. With the NorthStar acquisition, EnerSys has solidified its position as the market leader for premium Thin Plate Pure Lead batteries which are sold across all three lines of business. More information regarding EnerSys can be found at www.enersys.com.


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