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Energizer "D" Battery Exposed

A NaturalNews PhotoTour by Mike Adams

Rechargeable batteries are great for the environment. Using them to power your electronics helps conserve valuable metals used in making batteries while preventing the throwing away of alkaline batteries after a single use. Rechargeable NiMH batteries can be reused 1,000 times, effectively replacing 1,000 alkaline batteries and providing portable power at a fraction of the cost of buying 1,000 new batteries.

But most consumers are under the impression that rechargeable batteries don't last very long. After asking several people this question, I decided to look more closely at common rechargeable batteries with a question in mind: Are battery companies intentionally making rechargeable batteries with lower capacities in order to encourage the sale of more profitable throwaway alkaline batteries?

The search for the answer to this question took me right to the rechargeable Energizer "D" battery purchased off the shelf at Best Buy (a big name electronics retailer in the U.S.). This particular battery immediately caught my attention because the stated capacity of the battery is just 2500 mAh -- the same capacity as typical AA batteries which are physically far smaller than a "D" battery.

I wondered: Why are rechargeable Energizer "D" batteries made with such low capacity? Click the NEXT button below to find out the shocking answer…

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