Access to Solar Project Finance is Key to Achieving India's Ambitious Targets

Access to Solar Project Finance is Key to Achieving India’s Ambitious Targets

India has taken significant strides towards transitioning to clean energy by tapping renewable sources. However, the mobilization of funds to meet India's clean energy commitments presents a formidable challenge. India ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: EESL Subsidiary to Distribute 15 Million LED Bulbs in Rural Areas

Daily News Wrap-Up: EESL Subsidiary to Distribute 15 Million LED Bulbs in Rural Areas

Here are some noteworthy renewable energy news from around the world: Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services, has unveiled the GRAM UJALA program. Under ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Euler Motors Closes Series A Funding Round with Additional $2.6 Million Raise

Euler Motors Closes Series A Funding Round with Additional $2.6 Million Raise

New Delhi-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Euler Motors announced that it had raised an additional $2.6 million in Series A funding from ADB Ventures - the venture investing arm of the Asian ...
Haryana Budget Includes Solar Projects, Lights, Pumps, and EV Announcements

Haryana Budget Includes Solar Projects, Lights, Pumps, and EV Announcements

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal announced the budget for 2021-22. Provisions were made to set up 93 MW of solar projects, among other renewable and e-mobility plans. The Haryana Power ...
Triton EV Establishes India Entity ‘Triton Electric Vehicle India‘ in New Delhi

Triton EV Establishes India Entity ‘Triton Electric Vehicle India‘ in New Delhi

New Jersey-based Triton Electric Vehicle registered an Indian subsidiary under ‘Triton Electric Vehicles India Private Limited’ - in New Delhi. The move comes after the parent company aggressively advertised its ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
India's EV Financing Industry Projected to be $50 Billion by 2030_ NITI Ayog

India’s EV Financing Industry Projected to be $50 Billion by 2030: NITI Aayog

India's transition to electric vehicles (EV) will require a cumulative capital investment of $266 billion (₹19.7 trillion) in EVs, charging infrastructure, and batteries over the next decade, according to a ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Andhra Pradesh Invites Bids to Procure Electric Two-Wheelers for Government Employees

Andhra Pradesh Invites Bids to Procure Electric Two-Wheelers for Government Employees

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has invited expressions of interest for electric two-wheelers for use by state government employees. Bidders must pay a non-refundable ...
All Government Vehicles in Delhi To Switch to Electric by August 2021 – Nitin Gadkari

All Government Vehicles in Delhi To Switch to Electric by August 2021 – Nitin Gadkari

All vehicles owned/leased by the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) will transition to electric by August 6, 2021, Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Nitin ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Meghalaya Announces Electric Vehicle Policy with Purchase Subsidy for Early Adopters

Meghalaya Announces Electric Vehicle Policy with Purchase Subsidy for Early Adopters

The Transport Department of the Government of Meghalaya has issued the 'Meghalaya Electric vehicle Policy, 2021', which aims to see electric vehicles (EV) representing 15% of the state's overall vehicle ...
Electric Vehicle Maker Euler Motors Raises ₹300 Million from Existing and New Investors

Electric Vehicle Maker Euler Motors Raises ₹300 Million from Existing and New Investors

Euler Motors, a New Delhi-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, has raised ₹300 million (~$4.1 million) as a part of its ongoing Series A round. The funding was led by existing ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Sterling and Wilson and Enel X Partner to Provide EV Charging Infrastructure

Sterling and Wilson and Enel X Partner to Provide EV Charging Infrastructure

Sterling and Wilson, Mumbai-based engineering, procurement, and construction company, has signed a joint venture (JV) agreement with U.S.-based energy solutions company Enel X to enter the e-mobility segment in India. The companies ...
Karnataka Invites Bids for 50 Electric Buses under FAME II Program

Karnataka Invites Bids for 50 Electric Buses under FAME II Program

The North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation (NWKRTC) has floated a tender for 50 electric buses under the gross cost contract (GCC) model under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of ...
GreenCell Joins Hands with PMI Electro to Deploy 350 Electric Buses Across Uttar Pradesh

GreenCell Joins Hands with PMI Electro to Deploy 350 Electric Buses Across Uttar Pradesh

GreenCell Mobility, an electric mobility-as-a-service (eMaaS) platform, has announced that it is investing ₹4 billion (~$55.09 million) in a consortium run by PMI Electro Mobility Solutions to deploy 350 electric ...
Ather Energy Begins Electric Two-Wheeler Production at its Hosur Facility

Ather Energy Begins Electric Two-Wheeler Production at its Facility in Tamil Nadu

Indian electric two-wheeler manufacturer, Ather Energy, has commenced operations from its facility in Hosur, Tamil Nadu. Ather has also started deliveries in Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, and Hyderabad, and ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Goa Announces Electric Mobility Initiatives

Goa Announces Electric Mobility Initiatives

Goa's Minister of Power, Environment, and New & Renewable Energy Nilesh Cabral emphasized the importance of ushering in electric two-wheelers in Goa. He also highlighted other electric mobility initiatives as ...
Tender Floated for Setting up EV Charging, Battery Swapping Stations in Delhi (1)

Tender Floated for Setting up EV Charging, Battery Swapping Stations in Delhi

Delhi Transco Limited has floated a tender for setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery swapping stations under packages (sites) A - J across the national capital territory of ...
Molten Salt Metal-Air Battery Can Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles

Molten Salt Metal-Air Battery Can Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles

A team of researchers from the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with six research institutes of China, has designed a new rechargeable battery using salt as a key ingredient to ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
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 ...