Prices Discovered in Electric Bus Tender 29% lower than Diesel Buses: CESL

Prices Discovered in Electric Bus Tender 29% lower than Diesel Buses: CESL

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), said that the prices discovered for the largest e-bus tender (6,465 electric buses) under Phase ...
EV Charging Stations on Highways will be Powered by Solar if Feasible

EV Charging Stations on Highways to be Powered by Solar

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has proposed to power electric vehicle (EV) charging stations along highways with solar energy wherever feasible, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up Over 766,478 EVs Supported Under Phase II of FAME Program

Daily News Wrap-Up: Over 766,478 EVs Supported Under Phase II of FAME Program

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The second phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME India) program has provided ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Top Developments That Shaped the Electric Vehicle Industry in 2022

Top Developments That Shaped the Electric Vehicle Industry in 2022

The rapid adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and their increasing popularity indicate they are no longer a short-term trend but a viable alternative to internal combustion automobiles. EV sales stood ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: Fashion Retailer H&M Group Signs 90 MW Solar PPA

Daily News Wrap-Up: Fashion Retailer H&M Group Signs 90 MW Solar PPA

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from India and around the world Swedish fashion retailer H&M Group signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 90 MW ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Two And Three-Wheelers Dominate India’s 1.8 Million Registered Electric Vehicles

Two and Three-Wheelers Dominate India’s 1.8 Million Registered Electric Vehicles

India has more than 1.8 million registered electric vehicles (EVs), with Uttar Pradesh accounting for nearly 23% of the total at 0.41 million, Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Over 2,877 EV Charging Stations Approved under FAME-II Program MHI

Over 2,877 EV Charging Stations Approved Under FAME-II Program: MHI

The Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI) has approved 2877 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in 68 cities across 25 states and union territories under the second phase of faster adoption and ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Top Developments That Shaped the Electric Vehicle Industry in 2021

Top Developments That Shaped the Electric Vehicle Industry in 2021

India’s electric vehicle (EV) policies announced by the Union government and state governments saw established EV players accelerate manufacturing even as several startups entered the market in 2021. As of ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Over 165,000 EVs Deployed With ₹5.64 Billion Incentives Under FAME-II Program

Over 165,000 EVs Deployed with ₹5.64 Billion Incentives Under FAME-II Program

As of November 25, 2021, over 165,000 electric vehicles (EVs) have been supported through demand incentives of ₹5.64 billion (~$75.36 million) under the second phase of the Faster Adoption and ...
Hero Electric Plans to Manufacture 300,000 E-Scooters Every Year Interview

Hero Electric Plans to Manufacture 300,000 E-Scooters Every Year: Interview

The electric vehicle (EV) sector in India expects high growth in the coming years. EV companies believe that demand will surge with electric two-wheelers (E-2W) and three-wheelers (E-3W) driving the sector's growth ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Validity of FAME-II Program for Electric Vehicles Extended Until March 31, 2024

Validity of FAME-II Program for Electric Vehicles Extended Until March 31, 2024

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 (EV) models. The validity ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Hydrogen Car

Petition Filed to Bring Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Based Electric Vehicles Under FAME Program

In an attempt to bring the hydrogen fuel-based vehicles and infrastructure under the ambit of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME-II) program, public interest litigation (PIL) has ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
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
Bangalore Transport Corporation to Procure 300 Electric Buses Under Gross Cost Contract

Bangalore Transport Corporation to Procure 300 Electric Buses Under Gross Cost Contract

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has invited bids to select a service provider to procure 300 electric buses on a gross cost contract (GCC) model. The contract will also ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
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 ...
Government Extends Timeline for Localization of EV Components

Government Extends Timeline for Localization of EV Components

The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises (MHIPE) has extended the effective date for the indigenization of xEV parts under its Phased Manufacturing Program (PMP). xEV is the generic ...
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
Pune Announces Tender for 150 Electric Buses under FAME-II Program

Pune Announces Tender for 150 Electric Buses under FAME-II Program

Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) has issued a tender inviting bids for 150 electric buses. The buses should be 12-meter-long, air-conditioned, and compliant with Bus Rapid Transit. The last ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
COVID or Not, Indian EV Startups Continue to Push Forward

COVID or Not, Indian EV Startups Continue to Push Forward

Historically, mobility and fossil fuels have been inextricably linked, and electric vehicles (EVs) have been on the fringes relevant only in a few niche markets. But with climate change taking ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Delhi Announces New EV Policy, Proposes Incentives Up to ₹150,000 for Electric Cars

Delhi Announces New EV Policy, Proposes Incentives Up to ₹150,000 for Electric Cars

The Delhi government has issued the Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy, 2020, to boost the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the national capital following the unsatisfactory results of the central ...
Indian Oil and NTPC Launch Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Noida

Indian Oil and NTPC Launch Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Noida

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has come together with the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to establish electric vehicle charging stations in Greater Noida. This electric vehicle (EV) charging station ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
5,595 Electric Buses to Soon be Deployed Across 64 Indian Cities

5,595 Electric Buses to Soon be Deployed Across 64 Indian Cities

In order to promote clean mobility in public transportation, the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) under the Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises, has granted the approval for 5,595 ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
National Electric Mobility Plan 2020 Targets Deployment of Up to 7 Million EVs Across India

National Electric Mobility Plan 2020 Targets Deployment of Up to 7 Million EVs Across India

The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 targets the deployment of up to 7 million hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs) in India by 2020. This is a ‘national mission’ ...
Jammu and Kashmir to Soon Add 30 Electric Buses in Srinagar’s Fleet

Jammu and Kashmir to Soon Add 30 Electric Buses in Srinagar’s Fleet

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) government has decided to deploy electric buses in the state’s summer capital Srinagar. Tata Motors has already supplied ten electric buses to the Jammu and ...
BESCOM Readies Blueprint to Set Up 678 EV Charging Stations in Karnataka

BESCOM Readies Blueprint to Set Up 678 EV Charging Stations in Karnataka

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) has drawn a plan for setting up 678 electric vehicles (EV) charging stations across the state of Karnataka. The proposed plan has 100 charging ...
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