EV Ride-Hailing Platform BluSmart Raises $25 Million in Series A Funding

EV Ride-Hailing Platform BluSmart Raises $25 Million in Series A Funding

Electric ride-hailing platform BluSmart has raised $25 million in Series A funding from multiple investors. bp ventures, a venture capital arm of energy major bp, led the financing round and ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Global Installed Solar Capacity Could Reach 3,000 GW by 2030: Report

Global Installed Solar Capacity Could Reach 3,000 GW by 2030: Report

Global installed solar capacity would be doubled by 2025 and quadrupled to 3,000 GW by 2030, DNV said in its latest technology report. The report stated that global solar power generation could ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
EV Charging Company ADS-TEC Energy to Go Public in a $580 Million SPAC Deal

EV Charging Company ADS-TEC Energy to Go Public in a $580 Million SPAC Deal

ADS-TEC Energy, a Germany-based electric vehicle (EV) charging company, has signed a definitive business combination agreement with European Sustainable Growth Acquisition Corporation (EUSG), a special purpose acquisition company, resulting in ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Electric Scooter Maker Hero Electric Raises ₹2.2 Billion in Series B Funding

Electric Scooter Maker Hero Electric Raises ₹2.2 Billion in Series B Funding

Electric scooter manufacturer Hero Electric has announced that it has raised ₹2.2 billion (~$29.5 million) as the first part of its Series B funding. Gulf Islamic Investments (GII) and Hero ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Andhra Pradesh to Procure 25,000 Electric Two-Wheelers For Government Employees

Andhra Pradesh to Procure 25,000 Electric Two-Wheelers For Government Employees

New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has signed an agreement with Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), to ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Gujarat Unveils Electric Vehicle Policy with Plans to Add 200,000 EVs by 2025

Gujarat Unveils Electric Vehicle Policy with Plans to Add 200,000 EVs by 2025

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced the Gujarat Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy, 2021. The policy aims to move the state’s transportation sector towards electric mobility to reduce pollution and protect ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Dalhousie University’s Advanced EV Battery Research Gets Grant from Tesla and NSERC

Dalhousie University’s Advanced EV Battery Research Gets Grant from Tesla and NSERC

A team of researchers from the Dalhousie University, based at Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada, received a grant of $2.9 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Battery Company Solid Power to Go Public in a $1.2 Billion SPAC Deal

Battery Company Solid Power to Go Public in a $1.2 Billion SPAC Deal

Producer of all-solid-state batteries for electric vehicles Solid Power and Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation III (DCRC), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), have announced a definitive agreement for a business ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
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FAME-II Program Revised with Increased Incentives for Electric Two-Wheelers

The Department of Heavy Industries has announced partial amendments to the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase-II (FAME-II) program. Specific demand incentive for electric two-wheelers (E2W) ...
Gujarat Invites Bids from Manufacturers of E-Rickshaws and Electric Two-Wheelers

Gujarat Invites Bids from Manufacturers of E-Rickshaws and Electric Two-Wheelers

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has invited bids from manufacturers to market and distribute 11,000 battery-operated two-wheelers and 5,417 e-rickshaws with lithium-ion batteries under the GEDA subsidy program 2021-22 ...
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 Electric Vehicles Exempt From Registration Renewal Fee

Daily News Wrap-Up: Electric Vehicles Exempt from Registration Renewal Fee

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways under the Government of India has proposed to exempt battery-operated ...
Daily News Wrap-Up Engie Commissions 60 MW of Solar Projects in Senegal

Daily News Wrap-Up: ENGIE Commissions 60 MW of Solar Projects in Senegal

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: ENGIE, Meridiam, and FONSIS have announced the commissioning of two photovoltaic projects in Senegal with a total ...
Court Tells Government to Consider Including Hydrogen Fuel Cells Under FAME-II Program

Court Tells Government to Consider Including Hydrogen Fuel Cells Under FAME-II Program

The Delhi High Court has directed the Government of India to consider including hydrogen fuel cell-based electric vehicles (EVs) and hydrogen refueling stations under the ambit of the Faster Adoption ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Daily News Wrap-Up Ciel & Terre Installs a 14.7 MW Floating Solar Project for SPIC

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ciel & Terre Installs a 14.7 MW Floating Solar Project for SPIC

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Floating solar specialist Ciel & Terre India has completed a 14.7 MW project for Southern Petrochemical Industries ...
Production-Linked Incentive Program for Battery Storage Gets Cabinet Approval

Production-Linked Incentive Program for Battery Storage Gets Cabinet Approval

The Union Cabinet has approved the 'National Program on Advanced Chemistry Cell Battery Storage' under the production-linked incentive (PLI) initiative. According to the Cabinet's notification, the program aims to achieve ...
Electric Vehicles Sales Decline 20% YoY in FY 2020-21

Electric Vehicles Sales Decline 20% YoY in FY 2020-21

The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has said 236,802 electric vehicles (EV) were sold in India in financial year (FY) 2020-21, registering a drop of 20% over the ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Daily News Wrap-Up_ ReNew Power Commissions a 105 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Daily News Wrap-Up: ReNew Power Commissions a 105 MW Solar Project in Gujarat

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Renewable energy company ReNew Power has commissioned a 105 MW project in Gujarat's Patan district. The project ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Procter & Gamble's Hyderabad Unit Goes Solar

Daily News Wrap-Up: Procter & Gamble’s Hyderabad Unit Goes Solar

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Procter & Gamble has commissioned its first in-house solar power unit at the company's Hyderabad manufacturing facility ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Israel's Phinergy and Indian Oil to Promote Green Mobility in India

Daily News Wrap-Up: Israel’s Phinergy and Indian Oil to Promote Green Mobility in India

The Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan, along with Minister of Energy, Israel, Yuval Steinitz, announced the launch of a joint venture (IOC Phinergy Limited) between the Indian ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Flipkart to Deploy Over 25,000 Electric Vehicles in its Supply Chain by 2030

Flipkart to Deploy Over 25,000 Electric Vehicles in its Supply Chain by 2030

Flipkart, a Bengaluru-based e-commerce company, has said that it would deploy over 25,000 electric vehicles (EVs) across its supply chain by 2030 as a part of its commitment to achieving ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Luxury Automobile Manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover Aims to Become Carbon Neutral by 2039

Luxury Automobile Manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover Aims to Become Carbon Neutral by 2039

Jaguar Land Rover, a luxury automobile manufacturing arm of Tata Motors, has announced plans to become carbon neutral across its supply chain, products, and operations by 2039. As a part ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Battery Technology Company Enevate Secures $81 Million in Funding

Daily News Wrap-Up: Battery Technology Company Enevate Secures $81 Million in Funding

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Enevate, a U.S.-based battery technology company, has secured an investment worth $81 million in a Series E ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Power Finance Corporation Raises $500 Million Through USD Bonds

Daily News Wrap-Up: Power Finance Corporation Raises $500 Million Through USD Bonds

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Power Finance Corporation has raised $500 million through the issuance of USD-denominated bonds under the Reg S ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Tata Motors to Deploy Electric Vehicles in Goa

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Motors to Deploy Electric Vehicles in Goa

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The United Kingdom added 11.8 MW of solar capacity in December 2020, according to the latest data ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy