Jolta and NUST Signs MoU

Lithium Ion batteries | Jolta and NUST Signs MoU

To collaborate vis-à-vis provision for technical assistance of indigenous development of Lithium Ion batteries and super-capacitor cells for Electric Vehicles (EVs), US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E) has signed MoU with NUST and Jolta Electric. The MoU signing ceremony was held at the Islamabad campus of the university and graced with the presence of Malik Amin Aslam, advisor to the prime minister on climate change. While the MoU was signed by Muhammad Azim, chairman Jolta Group, and Dr Adeel Waqas, principal and dean USPCAS-E NUST on behalf of Jolta and NUST respectively. The energy storage lab will be designed to focus on R&D activities for the development of Li-ion batteries and super-capacitors for EVs will be established. Muhammad Azim thanked rector NUST for reaching out to Jolta Electric, and expressed interest in joining Pakistan’s first S&T Park, the National Science and Technology Park (NSTP), at NUST. The event was enlightened by the CEO OBORtunity Consulting (Pvt) Ltd, Hamza Orakzai, Senior Vice Chairman Pakistan Electric Vehicles and Spare Parts Manufacturers and Traders Association (PEVPMTA) Muhammad Ayaz, President Syntech Global (Pvt) Ltd Akbar Lakhani, CEO Syntech Global (Pvt) Ltd Asad Altaf, CEO Engineering Development Board (EDB) Mirza Nasir Baig, Director Airlift Brig Shahjahan Ali Khan, Group General Manager Technical Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC) Rehan Ahmed.