GODI India secures BIS certification for its Li-ion cells for EVs
GODI India has announced that it has obtained Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification for its 21700 cylindrical NMC811 lithium-ion cells for electric vehicles (EVs).
The cells designed by GODI were tested and qualified by TUV, a third-party testing agency. Hyderabad-based GODI India is the "first Indian company ''to get this certification for lithium-ion cells, the company said in a release.
"Electric vehicle penetration in India is expected to become a reality soon. As a result, lithium-ion battery-based storage solutions will gain prominence, and localization of tailor-made cells for Indian conditions will play a vital role for both automotive and energy storage applications (ESS),' said Mahesh Godi, Founder and CEO, of GODI India.
"We will set up our first giga-factory for lithium-ion cell manufacture in India by 2024. The new factory will play the role of vitalizing the EV and Stationary Storage industry in India and we will aim at making the plant sustainable, with a minimal carbon footprint and CO2 emissions, 'he added.