lithium ion cell Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s first Lithium refinery

The first Lithium refinery of India is to be set up in Gujarat. One of the largest power trading and renewable energy company, Manikaran Power Limited is to invest Rs 1000 crores to set up the refinery. About the Refinery The lithium ore for the refinery is to be imported from Australia. About the companies ..

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Project to indigenize Li-ion battery technology for EVs

The IIT Hyderabad incubated start up Pure EV has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with CSIR-Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI). Under the agreement, the start up and CSIR are to undertake joint research to develop Lithium-Ion Battery technology for electric vehicles. This will help to indigenize Lithium-ion technology. Currently, India is importing Lithium cells ..

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BHEL acquires Space-Grade Lithium-Ion Cell Technology from ISRO

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), as a part of a diversification strategy, has transferred its indigenous technology for the manufacturing of Space-Grade Lithium-Ion cells to Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). Earlier this year, on March 23, The technology transfer agreement was signed by BHEL for acquiring the technology from ISRO. The technology transfer as per ..

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Fire Resistant Lithium-Ion Batteries

The scientists at John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, US, have developed Lithium-Ion batteries that can operate under extreme conditions like submersion, ballistic impact, cutting and heat. In simple lay man terms, they can operate even under fire! Lithium-Ion Batteries The Lithium-Ion batteries that are commonly used in every household item starting from smartphones are susceptible ..

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New company to be established under Department of Space

The government has approved setting up of a new company under the Department of Space to commercially exploit the research and development work carried out by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Centers and constituent units of DOS. Avenues for Commercialisation The following avenues provide opportunities for commercial exploitation of ISRO programmes: Small satellite technology transfer to industry. ..

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