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Understanding Batteries for Electric Vehicles (EV): Technology and Performance Aspects


Publication Year: 2019

Author(s): Kumar P


The World Resources Institute (WRI) organised a webinar on Understanding Batteries for Electric Vehicles (EV): Technology and Performance Aspects on August 30, 2019, as a part of the project, "Electric mobility Forum" launched by the vice president of India in 2019. Shakti Foundation is the funding partner of WRI for this project. 

The speaker Dr. Parveen Kumar, WRI (India), shared his views on why the shift is necessary from ICE vehicles to electric vehicles and what are the things that one needs to keep in mind while choosing one. The major discussion points were:

1. Which is the most preferred type of battery for electric vehicles?

2. Why are these batteries the most preferred choice for EV applications?

3. How safe are these batteries?

4. What is the future of these batteries for EV applications?

5. What are the environmental impacts of the preferred batteries?

Country: India

Publisher/Organisation: World Resources Institute (WRI)

Rights: World Resources Institute (WRI)


Theme: Vehicle Technology | Subtheme: Electric vehicles

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