What’s next for India’s battery manufacturing industry in 2024?

An artistic rendition of Ola Giga Factory. Source: Ola Electric Mobility.

The year 2024 will prove to be a notable year for India's domestic cell manufacturing industry. After years of laying the policy and regulatory groundwork for building a domestic c...

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Govt. invites bids for 10GWh Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) battery manufacturing

India's Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI) on Wednesday (Jan. 24) opened the re-bidding process for the remaining 10GWh capacity under the Production Linked Incentive (PLI)&nb...

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India could easily surpass 150GWh ACC battery manufacturing target

Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce (I&C) and IT, Govt of Telangana addressing teh iaugural session at India Battery Manufacturing 7 Supply Chain Summit 2024 in Hyderabad on Tuesday (Jan. 23, 2024).

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) on Tuesday kicked off its third annual battery manufacturing and supply chain convention in Hyderabad city on Tuesday (Jan. 23) to deliber...

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Telangana govt. to support Amara Raja's Giga Corridor project

Automotive and industrial battery major, Amara Raja Batteries Ltd (ARBL) will receive the necessary support from the Telangana government for its INR 9,500 crore Giga Corridor...

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MHI appoints Engineers India Limited to monitor progress of ACC-PLI scheme beneficiaries

The Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI), Government of India on Thursday (August 24) announced that it has appointed Engineers India Limited (EIL) as Independent Engineer ...

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Bengaluru-based Nsure to foray into lithium-ion cell manufacturing; 1GWh plant set to come up in Karnataka

Nsure Energy and International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) signed an agreement for Technical Know-How Transfer and Training in November 2021 to support indigenization efforts.

Bengaluru-based Nsure Reliable Power Solutions (Nsure) on Wednesday announced it will soon be entering into lithium-ion cell manufacturing in India with an initial production ...

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ACC-PLI: MHI holds stakeholder consultation for balance 20GWh capacity

The Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India on Monday concluded a stakeholder consultation regarding re-bidding of balance 20GWh (of 50GWh) Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) ...

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Reliance New Energy, Ola Electric, and Rajesh Exports Ltd signs program pact under ACC-PLI scheme: MHI

Ministry of Heavy Industries has announced that three selected bidders signed the Program Agreement under Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC)...

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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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DHI releases RFP inviting bidders for PLI scheme on ACC battery storage

IESA expects at least 5-10 giga factories to come up in the next five years under the PLI scheme on ACC battery storage, with more than 10 of its member companies showing keen...

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India enters global race for giga factories

On May 12, the Union Cabinet gave a final nod to the much-awaited Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for ACC battery storage, ETN magazine interviewed Dr. Rahu...

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India to sign MoU with Argentina for mineral resource cooperation

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will provide an institutional mechanism for cooperation for mineral ...

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Will PLI be the ace in the ‘Make in India’ sleeve?

New avenues of growth in the RE sector and a blossoming EV market have led to a promising rise of the storage sector. Add to this, the government's efforts in promoting local ...

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