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Rechargeable Batteries

Mandate that all batteries purchased with Federal dollars be rechargeable (if the size of battery comes in rechargeable).

If there is a piece of equipment that requires non-rechargeables (or lithium) in order to perform properly, then require an exception to policy to be turned in with each purchase.

This would not cost the Federal Government any money to implement (outside of very minute administrative costs),... more »

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Department of Defense

use rechargeble batteries to save millions (addbenefits in tags)

Excuse the abbreviations.

In USN, we use nonrecharge batts. If we upgraded AA batts to rechargebale, the savings could be over a $1 million.
Current batt cost as low as $.28/batt.
Approx cost of recharge batt is about $4/batt.

Assume = run time:
-Discharge rate nonrecharge 7.8hrs(http://data.energizer.com/PDFs/EN91.pdf)

-Discharge rate recharge 8.8hrs(http://data.energizer.com/PDFs/nh15-2000.pdf)

The Energizer website... more »

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