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DST launches energy storage innovation challenge
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 2, 2020
India’s Department of Science and Technology has launched an innovation challenge to develop economically viable energy storage solutions that can be integrated with appropriate renewable energy sources to provide an uninterrupted power supply for rural households and...Read more..
Startups look to reduce dependence on lithium from China
By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has brought into stark focus the over-dependence of global supply chains on China. Nations around the world are now more desperate than ever for alternatives, but it’s a tough ask to replace Chinese supplies. One of the areas where China dominates the...Read more..
Reserves of lithium, critical for EV batteries, found near Bengaluru: Report
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2020
Researchers at the Atomic Minerals Directorate, a unit of India’s Atomic Energy Commission, have estimated lithium reserves of 14,100 tonnes in a patch of land surveyed in Mandya, 100 km from Bengaluru, according to a paper to be published in the forthcoming issue of journal...Read more..
India’s electric vehicle ambitions could stumble on lack of Lithium
By : Sustainability ..., Jan 21, 2020
India’s ambition of becoming a global hub for making electric vehicles faces one major hurdle: its lack of access to lithium. Home to some of the most polluted cities on the planet, the South Asian nation is pivoting toward new-energy vehicles to clean up its toxic air. But...Read more..
Three Indian PSUs set up JV to mine for lithium, cobalt overseas
By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019
Three Indian state-run companies are to form a joint venture to buy mining assets overseas that have minerals such as lithium and cobalt, which are used in the manufacture of batteries for...Read more..
India likely to invest in Bolivia lithium industry
By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2019
India has expressed interest in investing in the lithium industry of Bolivia, home to vast untapped mines of the mineral that is used in rechargeable batteries for portable electronics and...Read more..