Amara Raja Breaks Ground on Telangana's First Lithium Cell Gigafactory

May 8, 2023 02:06 PM ET
  • The company is developing a grand 'Amara Raja Giga Corridor' in which it will certainly produce lithium cells with a capacity of upto 16 GWh and also battery packs of upto 5 GWh.
  • Originally it will construct facilities that will serve as an innovative energy research study and also advancement center called 'Amara Raja E +Ve Energy Labs.'

Industrial and also vehicle battery maker Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL) is building the first gigafactory of Telangana which will certainly also be India's largest when it's functional. The battery gigaplant will certainly come up in Mahbubnagar district. The inauguration ceremony was gone to by MA&UD Minister of Telangana, KT Rama Rao, and also Amara Raja Group Founder Dr. Ramachandra N Galla in addition to Jayadev Galla, CMD of the firm.

The company is building a grand 'Amara Raja Giga Corridor' in which it will manufacture lithium cells with a capacity of upto 16 GWh as well as battery packs of upto 5 GWh. The new gigafactory will certainly be utilizing greater than 4,500 people directly adding to socio-economic advancement of the state.

The battery manufacturer claimed that originally, the firm will construct centers that will act as an advanced energy study and also development center called 'Amara Raja E +Ve Energy Labs.' The laboratory will have progressed laboratories and screening facilities that will help in material research study, prototyping, item life process analysis and also proof of idea demo. This will not just be for Amara Raja yet additionally for other gamers that handle energy and EV space.

Dr. Ramachandra N Galla, Founder, Amara Raja Group, stated "Amara Raja's core function has actually constantly been to construct organizations that offer far better possibilities to more and more people as well as this beginning today will change this region in the years ahead."

Jayadev Galla, Chairman & Managing Director, of ARBL, "Our tactical action is not simply limited to establishing the giga corridor however to offering non-migratory jobs to the neighborhood youth."

An MoU was authorized just recently in between the state government of Telangana government and also Amara Raja Advanced Cell Technologies (ARACT). The Amara Raja subsidiary is known for developing Li-ion cell chemistries for Indian problems. The company is supplying lithium battery packs and chargers to 2 and 3 wheeler OEMs in the nation.

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