BHEL supplies 100th Space Grade Battery to ISRO

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By Sarkaritel March 19, 2021 18:33

BHEL supplies 100th Space Grade Battery to ISRO


Bengaluru, March 19: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved the unique milestone of supplying its 100th battery to ISRO for its very important and critical mission, Chandrayaan 3.

Over the last 16 years, BHEL has been supplying batteries to ISRO for its critical mission applications like INSAT, GSAT, IRNSS series and RISAT series. These are manufactured at the Electronic Systems Division (ESD) of BHEL in Bengaluru, with the highest standards of quality, reliability and safety. These batteries use various types of chemistry including Nickel-Cadmium, Nickel-Hydrogen and Lithium-Ion.

As a part of this series, the 100th battery was handed over to ISRO by Sh. AK Jain, Executive Director, BHEL-EDN. The vehicle carrying this battery was flagged-off by Sh. M Sankaran, Deputy Director/CPA of ISRO, Bengaluru at ESD, in the presence of senior officials of ISRO and BHEL.

Notably, BHEL’s ESD also fabricates and supplies space grade solar panels for satellites of ISRO for last two decades and more than 650 sq mtrs of BHEL-made panels are used in various satellites. Further, BHEL has completed testing of nearly 75,000 multi junction solar cells at its premises, prior to use in fabrication of panels. The company takes immense pride in its association with all of ISRO’s launch vehicles.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel March 19, 2021 18:33