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Balancell is a future-focused, innovative technology business, that develops ‘smart’ batteries designed to manage & protect themselves, and report their use and condition remotely.

Backed by more than two decades of development and operational excellence, Balancell is poised to unleash the power of renewable stored energy within the global marketplace by making it a more practical, more economical, and a more accessible energy solution for all enterprise.

Intrinsically safe and exceptionally robust, our zero-maintenance batteries deliver instant returns in the workplace and have proven themselves again and again in the toughest working environments. Balancell has become the battery of choice for some of the world’s leading automotive brands and logistics-based businesses, yielding higher productivity, lower operating costs, and a cleaner, more reliable energy source day after day.

'Profit with sustainability' is at the core of what we do and the reason behind our technology innovations and development efforts

We are focused on designing a battery that can adapt to a wide variety of applications, maximizing the transformative power of renewable energy resources.

Our modular, interchangeable component design system, gives us the capability to rapidly produce new designs to custom specifications, at a super scalable rate. This has enabled accelerated expansion into exciting new markets.

Refrigeration trucking, speciality electric machines, the marine and yachting industry, and industrialized solar power, are among the first new adopters of our leading technology, transforming the way energy is used with Balancell ’s LFP battery range.

Our modular interchangeable component design system gives us the capability to rapidly produce new designs for OEM customers

It is this agility, our proven ability to meet new customer needs quickly and affordably, that has determined our impressive growth since 2009. Our state-of-the-art production facility in Cape Town, South Africa is ideally placed for export at the gateway to Africa. Globally certified and geared for future growth, we can upscale quickly to provide high-volume replication for original equipment customers.

Balancell batteries have only just begun to push the boundaries of renewable, stored energy. We are helping to change the energy landscape for good. The best is yet to come.

Our Team

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Andrew McPherson
Investor & Business Advisor

Clayton Baron
Warehouse & Inventory Manager

Dr Ian de Vries
Founder, CEO & CTO

Jean van Niekerk
Head of Mechanical Design

John Petrie
Material Handling Equipment Expert

Mark Britten
Senior Engineer

Matteo Milandri
Senior Engineer

Paul Osborne

Saahien Marhota
Procurement Manager

Stephan Wild
Business Development Manager & Projects

Zaheera Sives
Sub-Assembly Supervisor

Yolande Le Grange
Product & People Officer

Richard Burgess
Business Development Manager