Rajasthan Lays Thrust on Electric Vehicle Manufacturing in its EV Policy 2022

Rajasthan Lays Thrust on Electric Vehicle Manufacturing in its EV Policy 2022

The Rajasthan EV policy 2022 lays out financial and non-financial incentives and initiatives that would support the adoption of electric vehicles (EV) and seeks to promote EV manufacturing and related ...
Bids Invited for Setting up 10 EV Charging Stations in Madhya Pradesh

Bids Invited for Setting up 10 EV Charging Stations in Madhya Pradesh

Satna Municipal Corporation (SMC) in Madhya Pradesh has invited bids to set up ten charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) at various locations in the city. The successful bidder will ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
BEST Invites Bids for Installation of EV Charging Stations in Mumbai

BEST Invites Bids for Installation of EV Charging Stations in Mumbai

Brihan-Mumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) has invited bids to select an operator to install and operate the electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by sharing the infrastructure of BEST ...
NTPC Issues Tender for the Supply of EV Chargers

NTPC Issues Tender for the Supply of EV Chargers

NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN) has issued an invitation for bids for the supply of electric vehicle (EV) chargers for the public charging infrastructure in cities under the Faster Adoption ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI Issues RfS for a Green Hydrogen-Based Pilot Project in Leh

Daily News Wrap-Up: SECI Issues RfS for a Green Hydrogen-Based Pilot Project in Leh

The Solar Energy Corporation of India has issued a request for selection to set up a 25 kW green hydrogen-based pilot project at SNM Hospital in Leh. Bidders are requested ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tender Floated to Deploy 5,585 Electric Buses Across Five Major Cities

Tender Floated to Deploy 5,585 Electric Buses Across Five Major Cities

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has invited bids under the ‘Grand Challenge’ program to select bus operators for the procurement, operation, ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
CESL to Empanel OEMs for Electric Two-Wheelers in Andhra Pradesh

CESL to Empanel OEMs for Electric Two-Wheelers in Andhra Pradesh

Convergence Energy Services (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), has invited original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to empanel for supplying electric two-wheelers (E2Ws) in Andhra Pradesh. The last ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
EESL Subsidiary to Empanel OEMs to Supply E-Rickshaws Across India

EESL Subsidiary to Empanel OEMs to Supply E-Rickshaws Across India

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to empanel original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to supply electric ...
EESL Subsidiary to Empanel Electric Two-Wheeler OEMs in Kerala

EESL Subsidiary to Empanel Electric Two-Wheeler OEMs in Kerala

Convergence Energy Services (CESL), a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), has issued an expression of interest (EoI) to empanel original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to supply electric two-wheelers ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
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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) ...
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 ...
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
FAME II Certificates for Electric Vehicle Models Will be Valid for a Year

FAME II Certificates for Electric Vehicle Models Will be Valid for a Year

The Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprise (MHIPE) has announced that the validity of ‘Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) and Electric Vehicles (FAME)-II’ certificates for all vehicle models ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
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
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
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
Government Notifies Eligibility Criteria for EV Components Under FAME Program

Government Notifies Eligibility Criteria for EV Components Under FAME Program

The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises (MHIPE)  has issued a notification to all the testing agencies under the second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric ...
Tender Issued for 250 Electric Buses in Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, and Ernakulam

Tender Issued for 250 Electric Buses in Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, and Ernakulam

The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has floated a tender to procure 250 non-AC electric buses under wet-lease on the OPEX model for the zones of Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, and ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Budget 2019 Provides Impetus to India’s Transition to E-Mobility and EV Manufacturing

Budget 2019 Provides Impetus to India’s Transition to E-Mobility and EV Manufacturing

In the latest Union Budget for FY 2019-2020, the Modi government 2.0 has provided strong support to the nascent electric vehicle industry with the announcement of tax incentives to speed ...
FICCI Endorses Battery Swapping Facilities to Boost EV Adoption Under FAME Program

FICCI Endorses Battery Swapping Facilities to Boost EV Adoption Under FAME Program

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has suggested the inclusion of the battery swapping model of charging under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles ...
Andhra Pradesh to Deploy 350 Electric Buses In Five Cities

Government Seeks Proposals from States for 5,000 Electric Buses

The Department of Heavy Industries (DHI) under the Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises has invited expressions of interest from state transport departments for the deployment of 5,000 electric ...
Electric Scooter Manufacturer Ather Energy Raises $51 Million in Funding

Electric Scooter Manufacturer Ather Energy Raises $51 Million in Funding

Ather Energy, India’s intelligent electric scooter manufacturer, raised $51 million in its latest round of funding, led by Flipkart’s co-founder Sachin Bansal’s investment of $32 million. Ather Energy was one ...
Jharkhand Adopts E-Mobility Program in Partnership With EESL

10 Drivers of EV Market in India

The Indian government launched the National E-Mobility Program in March 2018 to achieve 100 percent e-mobility by . Since then, the country has taken several policy initiatives to propel the growth ...
Karnataka’s Shivamogga Smart City Announces Tender for 100 E-Rickshaws

Karnataka’s Shivamogga Smart City Announces Tender for 100 E-Rickshaws

In India, the widely used electric three-wheelers are expected to play a crucial role in last-mile connectivity and reduction in carbon emissions through intelligent mobility. With this in mind, Karnataka’s ...
Government Proposes Customs Duty Hike on EV Parts to Incentivize Domestic Manufacturing

Government Proposes Customs Duty Hike on EV Parts to Incentivize Domestic Manufacturing

The Indian government recently notified the implementation of ‘Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase II (FAME India Phase II)’ with a total budget outlay of ₹100 ...