China’s Pledge to Become Carbon-Neutral by 2060 Has Global Implications

China’s Pledge to Become Carbon-Neutral by 2060 Has Global Implications

The world’s largest and growing energy market, China, announced its ambition to transform into a  carbon-neutral economy by 2060. However, for a country that contributes 28% of global emissions, Chinese ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ juwi Signs PPA for a 175 MW Solar + 25 MW Battery Storage Project

Daily News Wrap-Up: juwi Signs PPA for a 175 MW Solar + 25 MW Battery Storage Project

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Duke Energy, a U.S.-based energy holding company, announced that it would convert its fleet of 10,000 vehicles ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Students in Gujarat Can Buy Cheaper Electric Vehicles through State Subsidies

Students in Gujarat Can Buy Cheaper Electric Vehicles through State Subsidies

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced that the state government would offer subsidies to encourage battery-operated two-wheelers and three-wheelers. Students studying from classes IX up to colleges will receive a ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Delhi to Disburse Subsidies Within Two Days of Electric Vehicle Purchase

Delhi to Disburse Subsidies Within Two Days of Electric Vehicle Purchase

The Delhi Government announced that it would soon introduce a subsidiary plan under its recently launched electric vehicle (EVs) policy for buyers of electric vehicles, according to a Press Trust ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
EV Startup Ultraviolette Automotive Secures ₹300 Million from TVS Motors

EV Startup Ultraviolette Automotive Secures ₹300 Million from TVS Motors

Ultraviolette Automotive Private Limited, a Bangalore-based electric vehicle (EVs) startup, announced that it had secured ₹300 million (~$4.08 million) from TVS Motor Company in a Series B funding round. TVS ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
EV Ride-Hailing Platform BluSmart Secures ₹510 Million

EV Ride-Hailing Platform BluSmart Secures ₹510 Million

BluSmart, an electric ride-hailing platform, announced that it secured ₹510 million (~$6.89 million) in its pre-series A funding round from multiple investors. According to its press release, investors like Inflection ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
India's Mahindra Signs Pact with Israel's REE Automotive to Develop Commercial EVs

India’s Mahindra Signs Pact with Israel’s REE Automotive to Develop Commercial EVs

Mahindra & Mahindra, an Indian automobile manufacturer and a part of Mahindra Group, announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Israel-based REE Automotive to collaborate for the ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Visaka Industries Acquires Patents for Integrated Solar Roof

Daily News Wrap-Up: Visaka Industries Acquires Patents for Integrated Solar Roof

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: Visaka Industries, an Indian cement roofing sheet manufacturer, announced that it had acquired patent rights ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Electric Buses in This London Garage Set To Generate Electricity When Not in Use

Electric Buses in This London Garage Set To Generate Electricity When Not in Use

United Kingdom-based SSE Enterprise is working on a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) project at London’s Northumberland Park bus garage, where electricity would be generated from buses when it’s not ferrying passengers. The ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Flipkart Joins Climate Group’s Electric Mobility Initiative EV100

Daily News Wrap-Up: Flipkart Joins Climate Group’s Electric Mobility Initiative EV100

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements of the day from around the world: The technical commission delegated by the Ministry of Energy and Non-Renewable Energy Resources of Ecuador ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
To Push Electric Mobility, India Allows Sale of Electric Vehicles Without Batteries

To Push Electric Mobility, India Allows Sale of Electric Vehicles Without Batteries

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MORTH) announced that all the states and union territories (UTs) have now been allowed the registration and sale of electric vehicles (EVs) without ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Delhi Announces New EV Policy, Proposes Incentives Up to ₹150,000 for Electric Cars

Delhi Announces New EV Policy, Proposes Incentives Up to ₹150,000 for Electric Cars

The Delhi government has issued the Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy, 2020, to boost the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the national capital following the unsatisfactory results of the central ...
ABB to Build a Manufacturing Facility in Italy to Meet Global Demand for EV Chargers

ABB to Build a Manufacturing Facility in Italy to Meet Global Demand for EV Chargers

Switzerland-based ABB announced that it had invested $30 million (~₹2.25 billion) to construct its new manufacturing facility in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy. In its press statement, ABB said that the ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Kerala Seeks Empanelled EPC Contractors to Set Up EV Charging Stations

Kerala Seeks Empanelled EPC Contractors to Set Up EV Charging Stations

Kerala State Electricity Boards Limited (KSEB) has invited bids from engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to install 26 electric vehicles (EV) charging stations at various government-owned locations in the ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Electric Two-Wheeler Maker Ampere acquires 74% stake in E-Rickshaw Company Bestway

Electric Two-Wheeler Maker Ampere acquires 74% stake in E-Rickshaw Company Bestway

Ampere Vehicle, an electric mobility subsidiary of Indian heavy equipment manufacturer Greaves Cotton Limited, announced that it has acquired a 74% stake in Bestway Agencies Private Limited. Bestway is a ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
NITI Aayog Introduces New Program to Decarbonize India’s Transport System

NITI Aayog Introduces New Program to Decarbonize India’s Transport System

The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog and the International Transport Forum (ITF) of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), have jointly launched a project aimed at decarbonizing ...
Bengaluru’s Mobility Firm Yulu Raises ₹300 Million from US-Based Rocketship.VC

Bengaluru’s Mobility Firm Yulu Raises ₹300 Million from US-Based Rocketship.VC

Yulu, a Bangalore-based micro-mobility service provider, has announced that Rocketship.VC has invested ₹300 million (~$3.95 million) in the company. The company provides a smart rental platform for bicycles and electric ...
Tata AutoComp and US-Based Tellus Power to Set up EV Charging Stations in India

Tata AutoComp and US-Based Tellus Power to Set up EV Charging Stations in India

Tata AutoComp Systems announced that it had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with U.S.-based electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure company Tellus Power Green to set up charging stations in ...
Raipur Smart City Seeks Agencies to Set up EV Charging Stations in the City

Raipur Smart City Seeks Agencies to Set up EV Charging Stations in the City

Raipur Smart City Limited (RSCL) has floated a tender to select an agency for setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at multiple locations in the city on an annual ...
Tata Motors Announces the Launch of Electric SUV - Nexon EV

Tata Motors Announces the Launch of Electric SUV – Nexon EV

Tata Motors has announced Nexon EV, its first long-range electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) in the country, and has scheduled it to be launched in January 2020. The electric vehicle, priced ...
Noida Metro Floats Tender for EV Charging Stations Along Noida-Greater Noida Metro Line

Noida Metro Floats Tender for EV Charging Stations Along Noida-Greater Noida Metro Line

The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) Limited has floated a tender to set up charging stations for electric vehicles along the Noida-Greater Noida Metro Corridor. The last date for the ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
New Guidelines Propose Charging Stations for Heavy EVs Every 100 kilometers on Highways

New Guidelines Propose Charging Stations for Heavy EVs Every 100 kilometers on Highways

To facilitate the usage of electric vehicles (EV) in the country, the Union Power Minister R.K. Singh has approved the amendments in electric vehicle charging guidelines and specifications. The revised ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Important Headlines from India’s Renewable Industry in September 2019

Important Headlines from India’s Renewable Industry in September 2019

The month of September was a busy one for the Indian solar industry with the annual REI Expo held in the national capital between September 18 and 20, 2019. Besides ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tamil Nadu’s New EV Policy Aims to Mobilize ₹500 Billion for Manufacturing in the State

Tamil Nadu’s New EV Policy Aims to Mobilize ₹500 Billion for Manufacturing in the State

The government of Tamil Nadu has launched the state’s Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2019. The policy aims to mobilize ₹500 billion ($7 billion) investment in EV manufacturing in the state ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Amara Raja Launches Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Andhra Pradesh’s Tirupati

Amara Raja Launches Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Andhra Pradesh’s Tirupati

Amara Raja, a manufacturer in the Indian battery storage industry space, has launched electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and battery swapping stations in collaboration with Tirupati Municipal Corporation (TMC). Amara ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid