Battery Nation in the making

The government push for battery cell manufacturing in India on a larger scale had begun a while ago, but it is with the introduction of the PLI schemes for ACC and electric vehicle...

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Raw material ambition: Local content to global supply

The overwhelming response to the ACC PLI scheme has set the ball rolling for giga-scale manufacturing of battery cells in India. It has also opened up the space for raw material co...

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Action stations for a battery nation in the making

To speed up the shift towards energy storage, renewable energy, and EVs, PM Modi announced at COP26 a target of 500 GW of non-fossil fuel energy usage by 2030. The FAME II, the Aut...

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NITI Aayog releases draft battery swapping policy for stakeholder comments

During the COP26 summit in Glasgow, India committed to reducing carbon emission intensity by 45 percent, taking our non-fossil energy capacity to 500 GW by 2030, meeting 50 percent...

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ACC PLI – key milestone in a long journey, just begun

In a major milestone for the energy storage industry, in March 2022 the Indian government announced the winners of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for advanced battery...

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ACC PLI: It's official now, Ola, Hyundai, Reliance New Energy Solar, and Rajesh Exports qualify

Confirming earlier media reports, four companies namely, Ola Electric Mobility, Hyundai Global Motors, Reliance New Energy Solar, and Rajesh Exports are selected for incentive unde...

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Year of the Li-ion: Time to scale up

You can hear it … almost distinctly now… the footfall of the battery era. It's here to stay one would like to believe, for a lot rests on it; the present and most definitely the fu...

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ACC PLI scheme: Reliance, Ola, Hyundai, Rajesh Exports qualify for incentives

Ola Electric Mobility, Hyundai Global Motors, Reliance New Energy Solar, and Rajesh Exports have successfully cleared the technical bids evaluation by Union Ministry of Heavy Indus...

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115 companies applied for PLI scheme for automobile and auto component industry: MHI

The Ministry of Heavy Industries, India has announced that a total of 115 companies have filed their application under the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile a...

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IESA launches India Battery Supply Chain Council; Calls battery storage a trillion-dollar opportunity

With the aim of developing a holistic ecosystem for the supply chain of batteries in the country, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA), India's leading industry alliance focused on...

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