Government to Set Up 50 GW of Ultra-Mega Renewable Parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan

Government to Set Up 50 GW of Ultra-Mega Renewable Parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notification to set up 50 GW of ultra-mega renewable energy parks in Gujarat and Rajasthan. The ultra-mega parks with ...
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NIWE Announces Tender to Assess Wind and Solar Resources in India

NIWE Announces Tender to Assess Wind and Solar Resources in India

The National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has invited tenders for sensors and data loggers with accessories to assess wind and solar resources across the country. The scope of work ...
Bangalore to Add 90 Electric Buses to its EV Fleet

Bangalore to Add 90 Electric Buses to its EV Fleet

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has invited bids for the procurement and operation & maintenance (O&M) of nine-meter 90 electric buses on the gross cost contract (GCC) model. The ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
MNRE Opens Facilitation Center for Renewable Industry and its Investors

MNRE Opens Facilitation Center for Renewable Industry and its Investors

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has opened an Industry and Investors' Facilitation Centre, which would work as a focal point to provide all the information regarding programs ...
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EESL Set to Procure 1,000 Electric Cars

EESL Set to Procure 1,000 Electric Cars

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has floated a tender to procure 1,000 electric cars with a driving range over 180 km on a pan-India basis. EESL is a joint ...
Toyota and Panasonic Join Hands to Develop Automotive Prismatic Batteries for EVs

Toyota and Panasonic Join Hands to Develop Automotive Prismatic Batteries for EVs

Toyota Motor and Panasonic Corporation have joined hands to establish a joint venture specializing in automotive prismatic batteries for electric vehicles (EVs). The joint venture will be called Prime Planet ...
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Chandigarh Floats Tender for 40 Electric Buses with Charging Stations

Chandigarh Floats Tender for 40 Electric Buses with Charging Stations

The Chandigarh City Bus Service Society (CCBSS) has floated a tender to procure 40 midi AC electric buses, including charging stations on a kilometer basis for ten years. The society ...
Tata Power Seeks to Procure 150 MW of Non-Solar Renewable Power on a Short-Term Basis

Tata Power Seeks to Procure 150 MW of Non-Solar Renewable Power on a Short-Term Basis

Tata Power-Delhi Distribution Limited (TPDDL) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for procuring up to 150 MW of renewable (non-solar) power on a short-term basis for meeting its renewable ...
/ / Grid, Tenders & Auctions
Sterlite Power and Smart Wires Introduce Technology to Enhance Grid Efficiency

Sterlite Power and Smart Wires Introduce Technology to Enhance Grid Efficiency

Sterlite Power, a global developer in power transmission, has signed an agreement with U.S.-based Smart Wires to introduce technology for the electric market in India for grid management. The technology ...
/ / Grid, Grid Optimization
GE T&D to Set Up Gas-Insulated Substation in Jaipur to Evacuate 1 GW of Solar Power

GE T&D to Set Up Gas-Insulated Substation in Jaipur to Evacuate 1 GW of Solar Power

GE T&D India Limited, a transmission, and distribution company, announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) to construct a 765 ...
/ / Grid, T&D
There is Not a Lot for the EV Sector in the Budget

There is Not a Lot for the EV Sector in Budget 2020

Budget 2020 has failed to meet the expectations of the electric vehicle (EV) segment of the country. The segment’s stakeholders were expecting more measures from the government to promote electric ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Rajasthan Electronics Seeks to Empanel Agencies for Setting Up EV Charging Stations

Rajasthan Electronics Seeks to Empanel Agencies for Setting Up EV Charging Stations

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a public-sector enterprise operating in the electronics, information technology, and renewable energy segment, has floated an expression of interest (EoI) to empanel agencies ...
Ministry of Power Wants Tariff Rebates for Customers Making Prepayments

Ministry of Power Wants Tariff Rebates for Customers Making Prepayments

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has asked the state and UT (Union Territory) governments to request the state electricity regulatory commissions (SERC) to consider reducing the retail power tariff to ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Bengaluru-Based EV Startup Numocity Raises Funding

Bengaluru-Based EV Startup Numocity Raises Funding

Bengaluru-based startup Numocity Technologies has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Ideaspring Capital, Rebright Partners, and ABB Technology Ventures (ATV). The early-stage startup is focused on providing end-to-end solutions ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Rajasthan Seeks Bidders to Construct Transmission Lines for Nokh Solar Park

Rajasthan Seeks Bidders to Construct Transmission Lines for Nokh Solar Park

The Rajasthan Solar Park Development Company Limited (RSDCL) has invited bids for the construction of 220 kV and 132 kV transmission lines at Nokh Solar Park in Jaisalmer on a ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Amazon to Add 10,000 Electric Vehicles in its Delivery Fleet by 2025

Amazon India to Add 10,000 Electric Vehicles in its Delivery Fleet by 2025

E-commerce giant Amazon India has announced that its fleet of delivery vehicles in the country will include 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025. The fleet will include three-wheeler and four-wheeler ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Gujarat Announces Subsidy on Battery-Operated Vehicles for Students

Gujarat Announces Subsidy on Battery-Operated Vehicles for Students

To promote eco-friendly vehicles, the government of Gujarat has implemented a program for the distribution of battery-operated vehicles (BOVs), especially two-wheelers to the students of grade nine and above. Those ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Ashok Leyland Partners With ABB Power Grids to Develop Fast Charging Electric Buses

Ashok Leyland Partners With ABB Power Grids to Develop Fast Charging for Electric Buses

Ashok Leyland, the flagship of the Hinduja Group, and ABB Power Grids have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand the e-mobility ecosystem in the country by providing environment-friendly ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids to Build 25 Charging Stations for Electric Buses

Uttar Pradesh Invites Bids to Build 25 Charging Stations for Electric Buses

The Construction and Design Services of Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam has floated a tender for the construction of 25 charging stations with sheds for electric buses at Mahesara in Gorakhpur ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
2,636 EV Charging Stations Approved Across 24 States under FAME II Program

2,636 EV Charging Stations Approved Across 24 States under FAME II Program

The Department of Heavy Industries (DHI) has so far approved 2,636 electric vehicle charging stations in 62 cities across 24 states and union territories (UTs) under the second phase of ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Fast Charging Network for Electric Buses Set Up in Gujarat

Fast Charging Network for Electric Buses Set Up in Gujarat

Charge+Zone, a start-up company based in Vadodara in Gujarat, has set up a fast-charging facility of CCS2 150 kW DC chargers to enable the e-mobility of electric buses. The company ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Tata Motors Partners with Delhi-based EV Taxi App to Deploy 500 Tigor EVs

Tata Motors Partners with Delhi-based EV Taxi App to Deploy 500 Tigor EVs

Tata Motors Limited has partnered with Prakriti E-Mobility Limited, an electric vehicle (EV) based taxi service, to deploy 500 of its Tigor EVs in New Delhi. The cars will be ...
At Over ₹844 Million, DISCOM Dues to Power Generators in October up 54% YoY

At Over ₹844 Billion, DISCOM Dues to Power Generators in October up 54% YoY

Outstanding dues to power generators from distribution companies (DISCOMs) at the end of October 2019 stood at ₹844.45 billion (~$11.83 billion), up by ₹297.76 billion (~$4.17 billion) or 54% from ...
/ / Grid, Utilities
PFC Tenders Transmission Systems for 2.5 GW of Wind Projects in Tamil Nadu

PFC Tenders Transmission Systems for 2.5 GW of Wind Projects in Tamil Nadu

PFC Consulting, a subsidiary of Power Finance Corporation, has issued a tender for shortlisting transmission service providers. These service providers will help develop transmission systems for the evacuation of 2.5 ...
/ / Grid, T&D
Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy

Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy

As a send-off to the year 2019, the Delhi government has approved a policy for electric vehicles (EVs) with an intent to make the city “the EV capital of India.” ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid