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India to launch first ‘indigenous lithium cells plant’

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:11 -- John Shepherd
India to launch first ‘indigenous lithium cells plant’

India is to launch its first national lithium-ion cells production plant in a bid to reduce imports from regional battery makers and develop a domestic cell-manufacturing hub.

Bangalore-based Raasi Group is to set up the “first indigenous lithium-ion battery project” in Tamil Nadu under a technology transfer agreement with the Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI) and Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR).

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Leclanché ‘set for India joint venture’

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:17 -- Xuan Zhong
Leclanché ‘set for India joint venture’

Swiss battery maker Leclanché said it is close to announcing a joint venture agreement that would give it a “strong foothold” in India.

Leclanché is staying tight-lipped about details, but said it is at an “advanced stage” of sealing a deal to put the company at the heart of “one of the potentially largest electric vehicles markets in the world”.

 

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India fines battery firms after price-fixing probe

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 09:50 -- Xuan Zhong
India fines battery firms after price-fixing probe

Competition chiefs in India have reduced heavy fines slapped on some of the country’s leading zinc-carbon dry cell battery manufacturers following a price-fixing probe.

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) had levied penalties on Eveready Industries India, Indo National (Nippo) and Panasonic Energy India— in addition to the Association of Indian Dry Cell Manufacturers (AIDCM)— “for colluding to fix prices of zinc-carbon dry cell batteries”.

 

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New Delhi plans ‘India first’ policy to protect battery industry

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:45 -- Xuan Zhong
New Delhi plans ‘India first’ policy to protect battery industry

India’s government is planning a policy shake-up to “incentivise” battery manufacturing in the country, the country’s minister of state for power and new & renewable energy has told industry leaders. 

Raj Kumar Singh (pictured) told a meeting of Indian electric vehicle and battery manufacturing chiefs he could introduce “Make in India” legislation— to ensure only batteries produced in the country are used for government contracts related to the expanding EVs and energy storage market.

 

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LG Chem to design “unique” NMC battery for Mahindra

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 12:56 -- Xuan Zhong
LG Chem to design “unique” NMC battery for Mahindra

South Korean battery giant LG Chem is to work with Indian car multinational Mahindra & Mahindra to develop a “unique” NMC (nickel-manganese-cobalt) battery for electric vehicles made in India.

Under the partnership, LG Chem will design and supply its newly-developed NMC technology for the Mahindra and SsangYong series of EV— lithium-ion modules for Mahindra Electric’s vehicles— and create battery packs for the Mahindra group and other customers.

 

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India’s Gravita gets Luminous lead order

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:20 -- John Shepherd
India’s Gravita gets Luminous lead order

Indian lead battery recycling group Gravita has won an order worth around $46 million from lead-acid manufacturer Luminous Power Technologies.

Gravita, which is also one of the country’s largest lead producers, did not respond to BBB’s request for details of the order to India-based Luminous— part of the Schneider Electric group.

 

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First grid scale storage system in India

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 10:38 -- News Editor
First grid scale storage system in India

AES and Mitsubishi Corporation are to build India’s first utility-scale energy storage system, a 10MW solution that will serve the electric grid operated by Tata Power.

The companies will own the ‘Advancion’ storage solution, which is being supplied by Fluence. Once completed later this year, the system will enable better peak load management, add system flexibility and enhance reliability for more than seven million customers in the Delhi region, the firms said.

 

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IndianOil in aluminium-air battery tech tie-up

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:20 -- Xuan Zhong
IndianOil in aluminium-air battery tech tie-up

India’s state-owned IndianOil Corporation has signed energy technology tie-up deals with Israeli companies— including one developing aluminium-air battery systems.

New Delhi-headquartered IndianOil signed letters of intent with startup Phinergy and the Yeda Research and Development Company, a technology transfer company, in Israel, last week.

 

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Carmakers warn India of Li-battery “challenges”

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:05 -- Xuan Zhong
Carmakers warn India of Li-battery “challenges”

India’s government has been urged to be “technology neutral” in supporting the country’s nascent electric vehicle (EV) sector— and not to back lithium-ion batteries exclusively.

The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), which represents vehicle and vehicular engine manufacturers, said warned ministers “there are also challenges in developing charging infrastructure, lithium mining, low cost batteries and disposal of discarded lithium batteries”.

 

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India ‘poised for $3bn energy storage investment’

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 12:56 -- Xuan Zhong
India ‘poised for $3bn energy storage investment’

India’s expanding energy storage market is poised to attract more than $3 billion in new investments over the next three years, according to a new study by the India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA).

The IESA said the bulk of the investment is expected to go into setting up two to four Gigafactories for the manufacture of advanced lithium-ion batteries.

 

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