New battery technology yields better performance, increased reliability and reduced environmental impact.   GE unveiled that its breakthrough energy storage technology, the Durathon Battery, has successfully powered GE Mining’s Scoop, an underground vehicle that transports mining materials, at Coal River Energy, LLC in Alum Creek, West Virginia. This trial is a major milestone for GE Mining and represents a long-term commitment to developing market-leading solutions featuring increased productivity, availability, reduced maintenance costs and improved performance…

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/breakthrough-energy-technology-successfully-powers-ge-mining-scoop-2013-09-11