By Julius Mugaga Tukacungurwa/Umoja Standard.
Lugogo, Kampala-Uganda: Damalie Wasukira, Marketing the Marke Executive at Uganda Batteries Limited said that in order to complement Ugandans, the company decided to produce a solar battery that serves many purposes to their clients.
She noted that they did this in order to enable every Ugandan have effective and sustainable energy at their convenience.
she revealed that it is manufactured using locally available raw materials as one of the way of complementing Uganda’s economic growth.
Important to note.
UBL Solar batteries are durable black polypropylene deep cycle batteries and come in the following sizes; EB50 50AH, EB70 70AH and EB 100 100AH.
These batteries are made of lead and antimony and are designed for cyclic use and application/ deep cycle operations but not to be used in automobiles. These batteries were tested and proven to have a capacity condition above 90% of the rated capacity.
It is used in Radios, Television, Lighting houses and farmhouses and Charging Phones. They are suitable for solar cell energy storage system not automobiles.
They work well with inverters, solar panels and charge controllers and with these, the battery doesn’t need a boost charge.
They also work well in direct EB applications where no inverters, solar panels and charge controllers are used; here you will need to charge the battery once the battery is discharged. It should be charged at 10A maximum for 10-16 hours for acid strength to be at 1.250.
Regarding this year’s exhibition, Wasukira said that they have showcased high quality batteries not new in nature but an upgraded version of usual batteries very efficient and effective.
She cited the impact of Covid-19 on the clients’ batteries since most of the vehicles were parked and in this, they decided to recycle batteries for their clients to save them from completely disown them.
“We recycle old batteries. It should be known that chemical compound Lead is recyclable and we have been able to do this, people should try this option to save them from losing their battery”. She revealed.
She informed that they offer free consultation on all queries regarding batteries through their Toll Free Line 0800337000.