Daily News Wrap-Up: Oil Marketing Companies to Install 22,000 EV Charging Stations

Daily News Wrap-Up: Oil Marketing Companies to Install 22,000 EV Charging Stations

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: In line with the Ministry of Power’s recently revised the consolidated guidelines and standards for electric vehicles ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Ministry of Power Issues Revised Guidelines for EV Charging Infrastructure

Ministry of Power Issues Revised Guidelines for EV Charging Infrastructure

The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued the revised ‘Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles (EVs) Guidelines’ to accelerate the e-mobility transition in the country. The guidelines aim to enable faster ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Bahrain Floats Tenders for 7.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems and EV Charging Stations

Bahrain Floats Tenders for 7.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Systems and EV Charging Stations 

Bahrain has issued two tenders to develop 7.5 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems on government buildings and car parks.  5 MW of rooftop solar tender  The Ministry of Education ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
BluSmart Plans to Expand its EV Fleet to Six Cities in India: Interview

BluSmart Plans to Expand its EV Fleet to Six Cities in India: Interview

The electric vehicle (EV) sector in India expects high growth in the upcoming years. Several states and union territories, including Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan, have announced EV policies to support EV adoption. The ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Bids Invited for 1,200 EVs and Charging Stations in Kerala

Bids Invited for 1,200 EVs and Charging Stations in Kerala

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has invited expressions of interest (EoIs) for the supply of 200 electric vehicles (EVs) and 1,000 special purpose EVs, along with setting up charging ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Demand Incentives of ₹2.54 Billion Provided to Deploy 85,626 Electric Vehicles

Demand Incentives of ₹2.54 Billion Provided to Deploy 85,626 Electric Vehicles

The Union Minister Krishan Pal Gurjar, responding to a question in the Lok Sabha, stated that the government has supported the deployment of 85,626 electric vehicles (EVs) through demand incentives ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
West Bengal Plans to Roll Out 1 Million Electric Vehicles in the Next Five Years

West Bengal Plans to Roll Out 1 Million Electric Vehicles in the Next Five Years

The Power Department of West Bengal has announced the Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2021, aiming to position the state as a sustainable transportation infrastructure hub. Through the move, the state ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: "Switch Delhi" Campaign to Promote Shift to Electric Vehicles

Daily News Wrap-Up: “Switch Delhi” Campaign to Promote Shift to Electric Vehicles

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has launched the 'Switch Delhi' campaign, a mass awareness program to sensitize Delhi citizens about the environmental benefits of switching to electric vehicles (EV) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Sterling and Wilson Commissions a 25 MW Solar Project in Oman

Daily News Wrap-Up: Sterling and Wilson Commissions a 25 MW Solar Project in Oman

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Sterling and Wilson Solar has commissioned a 25 MW solar project in Oman. Shell, a global energy ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Singapore Issues Tender to Set Up 600 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Singapore Issues Tender to Set Up 600 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Singapore's Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and Land Transport Authority have issued a pilot tender to set up charging stations for electric vehicles (EV) at public car parks in the city-state ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Rajasthan Sets a Tariff of ₹6 for Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Rajasthan Sets a Tariff of ₹6 for Public Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) has issued a draft order for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, tariffs, and other regulatory issues. As per the draft order, a tariff of ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Top Five Developments That Shaped the EV Sector in 2020

Top Five Developments That Shaped the EV Sector in 2020

The Indian automobile industry is one of the largest in the world, and it is currently undergoing a transformation with sales of electric vehicles rising year after year. However, like all other ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Okaya Bags EESL Contract to Set Up 1,020 EV Charging Stations Across India

Okaya Bags EESL Contract to Set Up 1,020 EV Charging Stations Across India

Okaya Power has bagged a World Bank-funded contract from the state-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) to deploy 1,020 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the country. EESL falls under ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Electric Scooter Maker Ather Energy Raises $35 Million in Series D Funding

Electric Scooter Maker Ather Energy Raises $35 Million in Series D Funding

Electric scooter manufacturer Ather Energy raised $35 million in its latest Series D funding round, led by Sachin Bansal's $23 million investment. Hero MotoCorp has invested $12 million as a ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Bids Invited to Set Up Charging Stations for 225 Electric Buses in Uttar Pradesh

Bids Invited to Set Up Charging Stations for 225 Electric Buses in Uttar Pradesh

The Construction and Design Services of Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam has invited bids to set up charging stations for 225 electric buses at Prayagraj, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, and Kanpur. The last ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Rajasthan Electronics to Empanel Agencies to Set up 1,000 EV Charging Stations

Rajasthan Electronics to Empanel Agencies to Set up 1,000 EV Charging Stations

The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), a government-owned manufacturer of electronic products, has invited bids for the empanelment of agencies for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The company plans ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Center Readies Incentives for 7,000 E-Buses, 55,000 E-Cars, 1 Million Two-Wheelers

Center Readies Incentives for 7,000 E-Buses, 55,000 E-Cars, 1 Million Two-Wheelers

Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Prakash Javadekar said in Lok Sabha that the government had provided a demand incentive of ₹950 million (~$12.9 million) towards 27,201 electric vehicles (EVs) ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
EESL to Set Up 162 EV Charging Stations in Noida

EESL to Set Up 162 EV Charging Stations in Noida

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has signed an agreement with the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (Noida) to set up 162 public charging stations and related infrastructure. According to ...
Kerala Empanels Eight Companies for Setting Up EV Charging Stations

Kerala Empanels Eight Companies for Setting Up EV Charging Stations

The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has disclosed the list of empaneled bidders that intend to set up electric vehicle (EV) charging stations for commercial operations at specified locations in ...
Tata Power to Deploy EV Chargers at MG Motor Dealership Outlets

Tata Power to Deploy EV Chargers at MG Motor Dealership Outlets

Tata Power has joined hands with MG Motor to deploy 50 kW DC superfast electric vehicle (EV) chargers at select MG Motor dealership outlets. The agreement is expected to help ...
Karnataka Focuses on Electric Mobility in New Budget

Karnataka Focuses on Electric Mobility in New Budget

In the recent state budget announcement, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa announced that ₹100 million (~$13.56 million) would be allocated to establish an electric vehicle and energy storage manufacturing cluster ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Other
Tata Power to Provide EV Charging Infrastructure for Jaguar Land Rover in India

Tata Power to Provide EV Charging Infrastructure for Jaguar Land Rover in India

Jaguar Land Rover has entered into a partnership with Tata Power, which is India’s largest integrated power company, to provide end-to-end EV charging solutions. Tata Power will provide charging solutions ...
/ / 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