Articles by Manish Kumar

Manish Kumar is a Staff Writer (Clean Energy) at Mongabay India

Some Bengaluru-based startups are innovating on solutions to develop efficient batteries for electric vehicles or recycle used batteries to reduce the carbon footprint of these batteries.Electric vehicle adoption is increasing in India and in Karnataka. Key components of electric vehicles are lithium-ion batteries, which are currently mostly imported.Several of these companies claim that due to the paucity of organised markets for recycling and conventional methods, recycling of batteries remains a concern for the environment and public health. As the popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) grows in India, there are concerns about the environmental impacts of the waste they could leave…

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