Batteries to power lawn and garden fleet

MTD Products has signed an agreement to replace engines with batteries.

May 9, 2014

Outdoor power equipment manufacturer MTD Products has signed a joint development agreement with energy storage startup Gridtential that supports MTD’s push to replace the emission-heavy combustion engines in its lawn and garden fleet with batteries.

Gridtential says the move shows that the $3B traction market, which includes small-scale vehicles and equipment historically reliant on emission-heavy combustion engines, is making strides in energy storage adoption.

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