Lithium-ion batteries are the current pinnacle of energy storage technology and India is one of the biggest importers. According to Ministry of Science and Technology, in 2017 India imported $150 million worth of batteries.
That might change soon. Central Electrochemical Research Institute signed an MoU with RAASI Solar Power on the transfer of technology of lithium-ion batteries this past Sunday.
A release by the Ministry of Science and Technology says that a group of scientist from CERI under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research has developed an indigenous technology for Lithium-ion cells. A demo facility has come up in Chennai to manufacture prototypes. Read More