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
Electric Charging Network Provider EVgo Services To Go Public in a $2.6 Billion SPAC Deal

Electric Charging Network Provider EVgo Services To Go Public in a $2.6 Billion SPAC Deal

EVgo Services,  a wholly-owned subsidiary of LS Power and electric vehicle charging infrastructure provider, has signed a definitive agreement for a business combination with Climate Change Crisis Real Impact I ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
PepsiCo Pledges Net-Zero Emissions by 2040

PepsiCo Pledges Net-Zero Emissions by 2040

PepsiCo has unveiled its ambitious goal to cut carbon emissions by more than 40% by 2030 (against a 2015 baseline) — more than doubling the previous climate objective of a ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Electric Two-Wheeler Sales Decline By 5.46% in 2020

Electric Two-Wheeler Sales Decline By 5.46% in 2020

The sale of electric two-wheelers (E-2W) in India stood at 25,735 in 2020, a 5.46% decline compared to 27,224 in 2019, the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Tata Motors to Deploy its Electric Cars in Haryana

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Motors to Deploy its Electric Cars in Haryana

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Motors has partnered with the Haryana Renewable Agency to deploy its electric car Nexon EV in ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
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
EVs Becoming the Preferred Choice for Last-Mile Connectivity in India_ Interview

EVs Becoming the Preferred Choice for Last-Mile Connectivity in India: Interview

Backed by the government's robust push, India's electric mobility segment is poised to take off. In 2020, after the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has realized the significance of renewable energy and electric ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Here Are 2020’s Top EV Funding Deals

Here Are 2020’s Top Electric Vehicle Funding Deals

In a rough year for businesses, 2020 saw some high points for the Indian electric vehicle (EV) segment in terms of funding. EV companies are betting that the consumer mindset ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
India Gets a $10.75 Billion Incentive Plan to Boost Solar, Battery & Auto Manufacturing

India Gets a $10.75 Billion Incentive Plan to Boost Solar, Battery & Auto Manufacturing

The central government has approved a 'production-linked incentive' (PLI) plan in ten critical sectors to enhance India's manufacturing capabilities and exports under the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative. The government said in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Kerala Government to Hire 50 Electric Buses Under FAME Program for Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Government to Hire 50 Electric Buses Under FAME Program for Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has invited bids for hiring 50 electric buses on wet lease for the Thiruvananthapuram zone. The tender has been floated under the Faster ...
/ / 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
No Road Tax for Electric Vehicles in Delhi

No Road Tax for Electric Vehicles in Delhi

The Delhi Government has exempted road tax on all battery electric vehicles (EVs). The transport department issued a notification saying that the Delhi government has exempted the tax on all ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Boeing Turns to Solar; Jinko, Risen, ZNShine Announce Supply Orders

Daily News Wrap-Up: Boeing Turns to Solar; Jinko, Risen, ZNShine Announce Supply Orders

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: JinkoSolar said that it had supplied the Trung Nam Group with 611 MW of Tiger bifacial transparent ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
No Hike in Delhi’s Power Tariff for FY 2020-21 Due to COVID-19 Disruptions

No Hike in Delhi’s Power Tariff for FY 2020-21 Due to COVID-19 Disruptions

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has announced that it would not raise the electricity tariffs for the financial year (FY) 2020-21 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In its press ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Weekly News Wrap-Up_ Jinko’sSolar Cell Efficiency at 24.79%, Sungrow Launches New ESS

Weekly News Wrap-Up: Jinko’s Solar Cell Efficiency at 24.79%, Sungrow Launches New ESS

Here are some noteworthy cleantech news and announcements from the around the world week: Jinko Solar announced the launch of its new generation of 610W Tiger Pro High-efficiency monocrystalline transparent ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
BMW Targets Seven Million Electric Vehicles on the Road by 2030

BMW Targets Seven Million Electric Vehicles on the Road by 2030

The BMW Group, a Germany-based luxury automobile manufacturer, announced that it hadset a target of producing seven million electric vehicles (EVs) by 2030, making resource efficiency and sustainability central to ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid