Lithium-Ion Batteries: How and Where to Buy E-Bikes and Scooters

In the market for an e-bike, an electric scooter, or any other device powered by a lithium-ion battery? When shopping around, turn to trusted retailers, those who stand behind their products. Look for warranties and, before that first use or charge, familiarize yourself with the product manual. Trust in safety certifications by recognized testing labs […]

Lithium-Ion Batteries: E-Bike and Scooter Safety

You’ve got a new e-bike or scooter. Before you hop on for a ride, take a moment to read the manual, familiarize yourself with the charging process, and use the equipment provided by the manufacturer. Remember to plug directly into a wall outlet when charging. If you’re considering a backup battery, always use the manufacturer’s […]

Lithium-Ion Batteries: Signs of a Charging or Battery Problem

Lithium-ion batteries may not be able to talk, but they give off signs if something is wrong. Notice an odd odor, discoloration, or hear something unusual from your e-bike or electric scooter? These could be warning signs. If you sense something unusual, unplug the charging battery, and move the device away from flammable objects. To […]

Lithium-Ion Batteries: How to Charge and Where to Store

E-bikes and scooters, powered by lithium-ion batteries, enhance our lives, but with such convenience comes responsibility. When it’s time to charge, choose a flat, dry area away from children, sunlight — and most importantly, not near entrances where a fire could block an escape route. Always use a manufacturer-approved charger and avoid adapters when charging. […]

Electrification Charges Forward

ESFI and Wesco’s article, Electrification Charges Forward, was recently published on Environmental Protection’s website. Read the article here. Electrification Charges Forward By Brett Brenner, Nelson Squires The introduction of the incandescent light bulb in the 1880s was the first spark that set humanity on the course of electrification. Although by 1925, only half of American […]

Lithium-ion Battery Safety

Protect your Electric Bike and Electric Scooter Lithium-ion batteries power many portable consumer electronics, electric vehicles, and even store power in energy storage systems. In normal applications, the Li-ion batteries are safe, but if damaged or overheated, they can cause fires. Only use manufacturer-provided or authorized batteries and charging equipment. All equipment should be certified […]

Energy Resilience: Energy Storage Systems & Photovoltaics

Do you have solar panels or photovoltaic modules installed on your home or business? Having energy storage systems helps increase your energy efficiency by storing energy for use during peak hours or during a power outage. Reduce Power Grid Dependency Solar panels generate energy, charge batteries, and sell extra power back to the grid Energy […]