Bharat Electronics Ltd launches Indigenously Developed Li-Ion LFP Cell

 This announcement was made at a Defence Expo held in Gandhinagar.

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is a government-owned Indian aerospace and defense electronics firm. . BEL is one of nine PSUs under India’s Ministry of Defence. The Government of India has designated it as a Navratna.

About BEL

For e-Mobility, Li-ion is the main battery technology. Long cycle life Li-Ion LFP (Lithium Iron Phosphate – LiFePO4) chemistry is a safer choice for EV applications. 

Why are Li-ion batteries important?

BEL has constructed a pilot plant for the research and manufacturing of Li-Ion prismatic cells.

What is the plan?

The progress of such defense firms into the realm of electric vehicles is a sign that India is ready to adopt EVs. 

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