PMI Electro Mobility and Panasonic Partner to Set Up EV Charging Stations in 17 Cities

PMI Electro Mobility and Panasonic Partner to Set Up EV Charging Stations in 17 Cities

Panasonic Life Solutions India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation, has joined hands with PMI Electro Mobility Solutions, a manufacturer of ‘zero-emission’ commercial vehicles, to set up electric vehicle (EV) ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Kerala Budget Proposes ₹2.5 Billion Loan for Rooftop Solar, Cuts Tax on EVs

Kerala Budget Proposes ₹2.5 Billion Loan for Rooftop Solar, Cuts Tax on EVs

Kerala’s Finance Minister Thomas Isaac announced a 50% reduction in motor vehicle tax for electric, fuel cell, and full hybrid battery electric vehicles (EV) for five years in the state’s ...
SECI Clarifies Queries Regarding Empaneling Agencies in the Electric Mobility Space

SECI Clarifies Queries Regarding Empaneling Agencies in the Electric Mobility Space

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued clarifications on an expression of interest (EoI), it issued in October 2020 to empanel agencies to identify and implement business opportunities in ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Delhi Floats Tender for the Operation of 575 Electric Buses in the City

Delhi Floats Tender for the Operation of 575 Electric Buses in the City

The Transport Department, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD), has floated a request for qualification and proposal for the operation of 575 electric buses at three clusters in the ...
Indian Oil Corporation Invites Bids for 15 Fuel Cell Electric Buses in Faridabad

Indian Oil Corporation Invites Bids for 15 Fuel Cell Electric Buses in Faridabad

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has floated a tender for 15 hydrogen polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell electric buses to be supplied at its research and development center in ...
Month in a Minute Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in December 2020

Month in a Minute: Top Headlines from Indian Renewable Sector in December 2020

Here is a recap of some of the most important headlines from December 2020: The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has constituted a high-level inter-ministerial Apex Committee to ...
/ / 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
Companies Expect a Phenomenal Year for Electric Vehicles in 2021_ Industry Reacts

Companies Expect a Phenomenal Year for Electric Vehicles in 2021: Industry Reacts

The manufacturing and sales activity were impacted by COVID-19 in the Electric Vehicle (EV) segment in India in the first half of 2020 due to a lengthy lockdown and exodus ...
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
EESL Releases Tender to Procure 500 Electric Cars

EESL Releases Tender to Procure 500 Electric Cars

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has floated a tender to procure 500 cars. The procurement will be financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) under its program for scaling ...
Madhya Pradesh Exempts EVs and E-Rickshaw Charging Stations from Tariff Hike

Madhya Pradesh Exempts EVs and E-Rickshaw Charging Stations from Tariff Hike

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has determined tariffs for low voltage (LV), high voltage (HV), and extra-high voltage (EHV) consumers in the state in its retail supply tariff ...
EESL Floats Tender Seeking Fleet Management Services for its Electric Cars

EESL Floats Tender Seeking Fleet Management Services for its Electric Cars

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has floated a tender seeking to hire a fleet management agency to deploy its electric cars to government organizations or public sector undertakings (PSUs) ...
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
Ola Plans World’s Largest Electric Scooter Factory in Tamil Nadu Investing ₹24 Billion

Ola Plans World’s Largest Electric Scooter Factory in Tamil Nadu Investing ₹24 Billion

One of the world's leading mobility platforms, Ola, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tamil Nadu government to create a manufacturing hub for electric vehicles (EV) and set ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Funding and M&A Roundup_ Loanpal Closes Largest Residential Solar Securitization Deal

Funding and M&A Roundup: Loanpal Closes Largest Residential Solar Securitization Deal

Loanpal, a residential solar financing company, announced that it had closed a securitization of approximately $434 million worth of Loanpal solar loans previously purchased by Goldman Sachs, Blackstone Credit, and ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
NITI Aayog Prepares Bid Invitation Proposal for Advanced Chemistry Cell Manufacturing

NITI Aayog Prepares Bid Invitation Proposal for Advanced Chemistry Cell Manufacturing

The NITI Aayog has issued a draft request for proposal (RfP) to prospective bidders who can manufacture advanced chemistry cells (ACCs) in the country. All stakeholders are requested to provide ...
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
No Registration Fee or Road Tax for First 200,000 Electric Two-Wheelers in Telangana (1)

No Registration Fee or Road Tax for First 200,000 Electric Two-Wheelers in Telangana

The Government of Telangana has released its new Electric Vehicle (EV) and Energy Storage Policy for 2020-2030, announcing subsidies, policy measures, and other incentives to turn the state into an EV and ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Delhi Starts Trial on Buses Running on Hydrogen-Mixed CNG

Daily News Wrap-Up: Delhi Starts Trial on Buses Running on Hydrogen-Mixed CNG

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The Board of Directors of NHPC Limited has approved the proposal to initiate the merger of its ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Ampere to Supply 2,000 Electric Scooters to Indian EV Platform eBikeGo

Daily News Wrap-Up: Ampere to Supply 2,000 Electric Scooters to Indian EV Platform eBikeGo

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Ampere Electric, the wholly-owned electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton, announced receiving an initial order of 2,000 Ampere electric ...
Proposals Invited for Installing EV Charging Infrastructure on Highways & Expressways

Proposals Invited for Installing EV Charging Infrastructure on Highways & Expressways

The Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) inviting proposals for setting up public electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure on major highways and expressways in ...
SECI to Empanel Agencies to Scale Innovative Electric Mobility Technologies

SECI to Empanel Agencies to Scale Innovative Electric Mobility Technologies

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has floated an expression of interest (EoI) to empanel agencies to identify and implement business opportunities in the electric and transformative mobility space ...
Raipur Invites Fresh Bids to Set Up Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at 25 Locations

Raipur Invites Fresh Bids to Set Up Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at 25 Locations

Raipur Smart City Limited has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at 25 locations in the city. October 3, 2020, is the ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Second Phase of FAME India Program for Electric Vehicles Gets New Extension

Second Phase of FAME India Program for Electric Vehicles Gets New Extension

The government has extended the validity of the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME)-II program for all approved electric vehicle models. The validity has ...
/ / 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