Setting up a Giga factory: What does it take?

Talking of Giga factories we cannot but mention the very first set up by Tesla in Nevada USA (Gigafactory1), which in turn has paved the way for many more to come. Huge growth proj... Read More

Cathode - the energy source of a lithium-ion battery

The cathode is the energy source of a lithium-ion battery. Building strong supply chains, such as cathode and anode plants, and securing supply of critical raw materials will be cr... Read More

Anode materials for li-ion batteries

For the effective development of a high energy density battery, the use of high capacity electrode materials (anode & cathode) is an essential factor. As per one of the industr... Read More

Separator – Ensuring battery safety and reliability

Acting as a mechanical barrier between the cathode and anode, the separator serves an important cell safety function and allows maximum ionic exchange in the Li-ion battery cell. A... Read More

Electrolyte – Enabling ions transport within a Li-ion battery

Electrolytes are vital components of an electrochemical energy storage device. They are usually composed of a solvent or mixture of solvents and a salt or a mixture of salts which ... Read More

Li-ion cell manufacturing: A look at processes and equipment

The production of the lithium-ion battery cell consists of three main stages: electrode manufacturing, cell assembly, and cell finishing. Each of these stages has sub-processes, th... Read More

Manufacturing of high-quality Li-ion cells and batteries

This article goes through the processes involved in lithium-ion cell and battery manufacturing and what needs to be controlled to manufacture high-quality cells and batteries. Manu... Read More

Establishing India’s battery manufacturing capabilities

Successful implementation of the Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage Programme will not only enhance the battery manufacturing sector but also help attract investmen... Read More

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... Read More

Green hydrogen: Charging zero-carbon transition globally

There is a need for a bouquet of policies aimed at driving hydrogen, along with a specific target for CO2 emissions to boost investments and advanced manufacturing levels, globally... Read More

The dawn of a defining epoch

It is with great pleasure I share with you all that India has finally entered the global race for Giga factories. The month of May has been monumental, but the biggest announcement... Read More

Leapfrogging from KWh to MWh, and trending at GWh

Is Giga factory just a trend, or the concept that is the answer to growing battery energy storage demand? Either way, it is a mammoth task that requires anywhere close to ~$4billio... Read More