India finalizes mechanism for operationalizing VGF for the deployment of battery energy storage

The Union Minister of Power, New & Renewable Energy, R. K. Singh, on Thursday (Feb. 22) held a meeting to finalize the structure for operationalizing the Viability Gap Funding ...

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NTPC announces India's largest green H2 plant as country eyes transport pilot

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The Pudimadaka Green Hydrogen Hub, coming up in Andhra Pradesh, will likely require 4 GW of electrolyzers and at least 8 GW of renewable energy  NTPC, India's state-owned powe...

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ACC PLI: MHI convenes pre-bid meeting for remaining 10GWh of ACC manufacturing

The Ministry of Heavy Industries has successfully concluded a pre-bid meeting for the remaining 10GWh of advanced chemistry cells (ACC) manufacturing capacity under the A...

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GFL to invest ₹60 billion in GFCL EV; eyes global EV/ ESS battery supply chain

GFCL EV Products Ltd (GFCL EV), a wholly owned subsidiary of leading Indian chemical company, Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd (GFL), has announced an investment of a whopping INR 6000 ...

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Battery recycling in India: Unlocking the value in EV batteries

The electric vehicle industry in India has reached an inflection point. In FY 2023, over a million EVs were sold in India accounting for 6.38 percent of the total auto sales in the...

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Omega Seiki and Attero join forces to tackle EV battery waste

Electric vehicle manufacturing firm, Omega Seiki Mobility (Omega Seiki) on Tuesday announced it has signed an agreement with Attero, India's largest lithium-ion battery recycl...

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Iveco selects BASF as a recycling partner for its electric vehicle batteries

Italian multinational transport vehicle manufacturing company, Iveco Group announced it has selected the world's leading chemical company, BASF as its partner to provide recycling ...

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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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ACME Group signs pact with Japanese heavy industry major, IHI for the supply of green ammonia

ACME Group, a leading renewable energy company in India on Tuesday (Jan. 23) signed an offtake term sheet for the supply of green ammonia to Japanese heavy-industry manufacturer, I...

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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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Expert’s Note: COP28 breakthroughs and India’s green hydrogen ambitions

COP28 this year was a good experience, with the event witnessing many breakthrough announcements, starting with the global community's announcement of tripling renewable capacity a...

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IESA summit on ways to boost Indian battery manufacturing, support giga factories

The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) inaugurated its third annual India Battery Manufacturing and Supply Chain Summit (IBMSCS) in Hyderabad today, kickstarting a two-day fest d...

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Amara Raja giga factory will start operations next year

Leading automotive battery maker Amara Raja will have the first giga factory up and running before the end of next year, President Vijayanand Samudrala told the India Battery Manuf...

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From the Editor: Wait and watch, or walk the talk!

The global community stands at a critical juncture, facing the urgency of mitigating human-caused climate change. Nations around the world are taking measures to control the enviro...

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IESA pre-Budget recommendations to strengthen India's energy security

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The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA), the country's premier industry body for companies operating in the energy transition space, has submitted its pre-Budget recommendati...

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GODI plans 12.5 Gwh cell factory in Telangana

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GODI India Private Ltd has signed an MoU with Telangana to set up a 12.5 GWh cell manufacturing facility with an investment of ₹8,000 crore, the parties announced. The agreement wa...

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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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BASF, Stena Recycling partner to recycle EV batteries across Europe

BASF, a leading battery materials company announced that it has signed a black mass purchase agreement with Stena Recycling, a European recycling firm to recycle EV batteries ...

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Indian CAM manufacturer Altmin announces an investment outlay $100 mn

The first batch at LFP from Altmin's pilot plant. Image for representation purposes only. Source: Altmin

Hyderabad based Altmin Private Limited, an early pioneer manufacturing of cathode active material (CAM) for lithium-ion batteries in India, has announced an overall inves...

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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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Lakshadweep gets region’s first on-grid solar project with battery storage

Solar Panels at Kavaratti Islands, Lakshadweep

India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Wednesday (January 3) inaugurated Lakshadweep's first on-grid solar project with a battery energy storage system enabling the Union Territo...

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Extend FAME-II and bring back e-2W subsidy, says Indian panel

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India's Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industry has recommended the government extend the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME-II) subsidy scheme by th...

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COP28: Panel discusses improving energy access in LDC and SIDS through renewables with storage

The Solarization of Education Institutions. A Solar-plus-storage project in Nigeria.

Global electricity access has risen from 87% in 2015 to 91% in 2021, yet 675 million people, primarily in the least developed countries (LDC) and sub-Saharan Africa lack access to ...

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Lohum to build UAE’s first EV battery recycling plant

Marking its foray into the UAE market, India's leading battery recycling firm, Lohum Cleantech Pvt Ltd (Lohum) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Energy & Infrastruct...

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US-India Energy Storage Task Force launched: Aims to boost energy storage adoption

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) on Wednesday (Dec. 13) held a launch meeting of the US-India Energy Storage Taskforce (ESTF) to elevate meaningful dialogue and advance the dev...

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Hindalco to invest INR 800 crore for a new battery foil manufacturing plant in Odisha

Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Hindalco), the metal flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, has announced that it will set up a battery foil manufacturing plant near Samba...

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India's Himadri Specialty Chemicals forays into lithium-ion battery component manufacturing

Kolkata-based specialty chemical company, Himadri Specialty Chemicals Ltd on Wednesday (Dec. 6) announced plans to set up a commercial plant for the manufacturing of lithium-ion ba...

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Beyond solar: Companies pivot toward energy storage in investment priorities

Energy storage is going to be a leading technology for energy transition investments in the next three years according to a new industry survey by Reuters Events. According to...

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US, India governments launch task force to promote energy storage technologies

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US-India Energy Storage Task Force, set up by US Department of Energy and India's Ministry of Power to promote energy storage technologies in both nations, will launch on December ...

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'No country can think of energy transition without first thinking about energy storage'

Stephen Fernands, President of Customized Energy Solutions, speaking at the event. Image: ETN

The India Pavilion at COP28 hosted an event on cost-effective energy systems for energy transition and integration of renewable energy on December 5, under the aegis of the country...

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