Energy storage maker Inverted Energy has commissioned its new 100MWh lithium battery manufacturing plant in Delhi, India.
The manufacturing capacity of the plant in Okhla Industrial Area is expected to increase in the coming months, say the India firm.
The plant will be equipped with: state of the art machines for high precision welding, superior grading and sorting and a testing infrastructure to help deliver products in the existing market space.
The company manufactures batteries from 3kW up to 10MW for mobile and stationary applications.
T&D India media outlet reported that Rahul Raj, co-founder of Inverted Energy, said: “Various states in India are coming up with new plans related to electric vehicles as per sources.
“Telangana launched its electric vehicle policy exempting road tax for first 2 lakh electric vehicles. This being said, we want to drive the change towards lithium-ion batteries, which are more reliable, cost-effective, durable and made in India.
“During the lockdown, we realised the drawback of depending on the foreign markets & have worked towards building capabilities, strengthening the team, and working harder resulting in this achievement.”
Inverted Energy was founded in 2017 by a group of IIT engineers.
In September, BEST reported: concerns that India was too reliant on imported lithium-ion batteries from Asia had been dulled, with news the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras-incubated Grinntech and Inverted Energy announced plans to manufacture lithium-ion batteries for the domestic market.