The following article was published by the Charleston Gazette-Mail on March 25, 2022.
Sanjiv Malhotra says the batteries his startup makes can power more than just electric vehicles and energy storage systems.
The Biden administration says the same.
Malhotra said he expects his lithium-ion batteries to support a more independent U.S. economy. Department of Energy officials and West Virginia leaders said the power sources will support a path for the state through the energy transition instead of away from it.
Economically and environmentally sustainable futures for West Virginia and the rest of the country might depend on them being right.
“Clearly, time is of the essence,” Malhotra said.