Indian producer strategies new lithium battery factory

Jul 1, 2022 03:31 PM ET
  • India's Sanvaru is expanding its lithium battery manufacturing capacity to 400 MWh per year by establishing a new factory in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Its devices are made use of for fixed as well as EV storage.
Indian producer strategies new lithium battery factory
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Haryana-based Sanvaru Technology has actually revealed that it will greater than triple its lithium battery manufacturing capacity in India to 400 MWh each year.

The company presently has a 125 MWh/year facility in Sonipat, Haryana, where it makes lithium batteries for the solar storage and electrical automobile sections. Its expansion strategies are now in progress, as well as its following manufacturing facility will be constructed in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.

"We anticipate our incomes to go across [$ 22 million] this year, as we have actually received letters of intent for orders," Sunil Bhatnagar, international company supervisor for new and also emerging technologies at Sanvaru Technology, informed pv magazine.

Bhatnagar stated the electrical vehicle market is broadening, with two-wheelers as well as three-wheelers leading sales. For four-wheelers, the electric bus market is quickly becoming a setting of mass rapid transport. An additional potential segment is e-tractors, which are good for exports, but the domestic market is also coming up currently, claimed Bhatnagar.

According to current market fads, Sanvaru's emphasis gets on lithium batteries for EVs. On the solar side, it generally makes high-voltage power storage space systems. It likewise makes some batteries for applications such as medical equipment and e-cycles.

" [An] e-bus battery is likewise in the pipeline, as it's quite similar to e-truck batteries. An additional vertical which is coming up is megawatt-level containerized options, where Sanvaru is working on several fronts," said Bhatnagar.

Sanvaru has a supply base that covers every one of India. It likewise exports batteries to surrounding nations as well as markets in Africa.

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