EESL Tenders Power Conversion Systems and Fast Combo EV Chargers

EESL Tenders Power Conversion Systems and Fast Combo EV Chargers

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has invited bids for power conversion systems and fast combo electric vehicle (EV) chargers. The scope of work includes the planning, supply, installation, and ...
The United Kingdom to Co-Chair India-Led Climate Change Initiative

The United Kingdom to Co-Chair India-Led Climate Change Initiative

The government of the United Kingdom (U.K.) has said that the country will co-chair the governing council on the India-led global ‘Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI).’ Established by Prime ...
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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
EESL Seeks Service Providers for EV Fleet Management in Jharkhand

EESL Seeks Service Providers for EV Fleet Management in Jharkhand

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has invited bids from management agencies for the deployment of its electric cars to various government organizations and public sector undertakings (PSUs) on lease ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
News Highlights from India’s Renewable Sector in January 2020

News Highlights from India’s Renewable Sector in January 2020

The beginning of the year 2020 witnessed some exciting developments in the renewable energy sector. There were several major company and government updates in January. Here is a recap of ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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
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
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
EESL Joins Hands with SDMC to Install 75 EV Charging Stations Across Delhi

EESL Joins Hands with SDMC to Install 75 EV Charging Stations Across Delhi

Facilitating the adoption of e-mobility in the national capital, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Over 285,000 Electric Vehicle Buyers Have Received Subsidies Under FAME Program

Over 285,000 Electric Vehicle Buyers Have Received Subsidies Under FAME Program

The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises (MHIPE) has announced that about 285,000 buyers of electric and hybrid vehicles have benefitted from the subsidies provided under the Faster Adoption ...
Lithium Urban Technologies Partners with Wipro for Employee Transportation EV Fleet

Lithium Urban Technologies Partners with Wipro for Employee Transportation EV Fleet

Lithium Urban Technologies Private Limited has partnered with Indian software giant Wipro to expand its fleet of electric vehicles (EV) for transporting its employees across its offices in India. The ...
Policy Highlights for Solar and Other Renewable Sources from October 2019

Policy Highlights for Solar and Other Renewable Sources from October 2019

The month of October witnessed several important renewable energy policy announcements, especially in the solar sector. One of the most important announcements of the month was a clarification issued by ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Bengaluru-based Fuel Cell Startup Log 9 Materials Gets $3.5 Million in Series A Funding

Bengaluru-based Fuel Cell Startup Log 9 Materials Gets $3.5 Million in Series A Funding

Bengaluru-based fuel cell startup Log 9 Materials has announced that it has secured $3.5 million in the latest Series A round of funding led by Exfinity Venture Partners and Sequoia ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Hindustan Aeronautics Seeks a Partner to Foray into EV Charging Business

Hindustan Aeronautics Seeks a Partner to Foray into EV Charging Business

The electronics manufacturing division of the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has issued a Request for Information (RfI) to identify a potential Indian entity for business cooperation in the electric vehicle ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
ABB Set to Acquire Majority Stake in Chinese E-Mobility Company

ABB Set to Acquire Majority Stake in Chinese E-Mobility Company

Switzerland-headquartered ABB is set to acquire a 67% share stake in Shanghai Chargedot New Energy Technology Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese e-mobility solution provider. According to the company statement, the ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Tata Motors to Launch Its Electric Car Nexon EV Next Year Powered by Ziptron Technology

Tata Motors to Launch Its Electric Car Nexon EV Next Year Powered by Ziptron Technology

Tata Motors Limited announced last week that it would launch a new product in its personal electric vehicle segment in Q4 of FY 19-20. The vehicle, called the Nexon EV, ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Delhi Metro Issues Tenders to Procure 100 Electric Buses

Delhi Metro Issues Tenders to Procure 100 Electric Buses

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has issued two tenders to procure 100 air-conditioned (AC) electric buses for its north and east clusters. The buses are expected to be deployed ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Gujarat Seeks EV Manufacturers To Market and Distribute Battery-Operated School Vans

Gujarat Seeks EV Manufacturers To Market and Distribute Battery-Operated School Vans

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for the authorization of manufacturers for marketing and distribution of 100 battery-operated school vans in Gujarat. The project ...
Andhra Pradesh Floats Tender to Procure 350 Electric Buses

Andhra Pradesh Floats Tender to Procure 350 Electric Buses

The Andhra Pradesh state government is looking to deploy electric buses on specific routes in the state. To this end, the Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has issued ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Who Will Drive India’s Two and Three-Wheeled EV Segment_

Who Will Drive India’s Two and Three-Wheeled EV Segment?

India’s electric mobility revolution is just beginning. The electric vehicle (EV) market in India is buoyant amid increasing policy support from the government. The adoption of EVs in the country ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Indian Oil and NTPC Launch Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Noida

Indian Oil and NTPC Launch Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Noida

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has come together with the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to establish electric vehicle charging stations in Greater Noida. This electric vehicle (EV) charging station ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Policy Developments in India’s Solar and Other Renewables in August 2019

Policy Developments in India’s Solar and Other Renewables in August 2019

The month of August witnessed policy announcements related to net metering, distributed solar, rooftop solar, and even inverter related regulations. The ministry showed leniency in the solar parks program in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Uttar Pradesh Aims to Invest ₹400 Billion in the Next 5 Years for Electric Mobility

Uttar Pradesh Aims to Invest ₹400 Billion in the Next 5 Years for Electric Mobility

Uttar Pradesh has launched its Electric Vehicle Manufacturing and Mobility Policy 2019 to promote the adoption of electric vehicles and supporting infrastructure in the state. The state is allocating incentives ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Odisha Announces Tender for 100 Electric Rickshaws and Carts

Odisha Announces Tender for 100 Electric Rickshaws and Carts

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has floated a tender for the supply of 100 electric rickshaws (e-rickshaws) and electric carts (e-carts). The bid submission deadline for online bids ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
New Type of Electrolyte Can Boost Efficiency of Supercapacitors Used for Energy Storage

New Type of Electrolyte Can Boost Efficiency of Supercapacitors Used for Energy Storage

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and other institutions have come out with a new class of liquids that will enhance the efficiency and stability of supercapacitors. They ...