Draft Battery Swapping Policy Released

Draft Battery Swapping Policy Released

NITI Aayog has issued the draft battery swapping policy addressing the key technical, regulatory, institutional, and financing challenges to help India develop battery-swapping ecosystems to unlock the large-scale adoption of ...
16 States & UTs Perform Poorly in India’s First-Ever Energy and Climate Index

16 States & UTs Perform Poorly in India’s First-Ever Energy and Climate Index

Sixteen out of 35 Indian States and Union Territories (UT) lag behind the national average score in NITI Aayog’s State Energy and Climate Index Round-I, designed to measure various energy ...
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India's Annual Battery Market Could Surpass $15 billion by 2030 NITI Aayog Report

India’s Annual Battery Market Could Surpass $15 Billion by 2030: NITI Aayog Report

NITI Aayog, in collaboration with the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), recently published a report, which estimates India's future demand for batteries under an 'accelerated scenario' and a 'conservative scenario,’ to ...
Priority Sector Lending Can Help Unlock EV Financing of ₹3.7 trillion by 2030 NITI Aayog

Priority Sector Lending Can Help Unlock EV Financing of ₹3.7 Trillion by 2030: NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog, in its recent report, ‘Banking on Electric Vehicles in India,’ proposed the inclusion of electric vehicles (EVs) in Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) priority-sector lending (PSL) guidelines to ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Solar Power Can Help Cities Move Towards Green Waste Management NITI Aayog

Solar Power Can Help Cities Move Towards Green Waste Management: NITI Aayog

Public policy think tank NITI Aayog has said small towns and cities with limited funds for solid waste management could harness solar power to run their waste management plants. NITI ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
EV Charging Startup Exponent Energy Raises $5 Million in Pre-Series A Round

Daily News Wrap-Up: bp to Acquire EV Charging Services Provider AMPLY Power

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: bp is set to acquire electric-vehicle charging services provider AMPLY Power to expand its e-mobility business in the ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Reforms Imperative to Address DISCOM Woes NITI Aayog, RMI Report

Reforms Imperative to Address DISCOM Woes: NITI Aayog, RMI Report

DISCOM privatization is seen as a crucial way out of their financial mess. NITI Aayog, in collaboration with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), has released a report reviewing the reform efforts ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
Augmenting Renewable Energy Integration Into the Grid

Augmenting Renewable Energy Integration Into the Grid: IEA Report

The policy think tank of the Government of India NITI Aayog and the International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a report ‘Renewables Integration in India 2021’ providing valuable suggestions for ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
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
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 ...
Tata Steel to Collaborate with CSIR to Deploy Decarbonization Technologies

Tata Steel to Collaborate with CSIR to Deploy Decarbonization Technologies

Tata Steel Limited and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have joined hands to work toward carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) to combat climate change and global ...
/ / Other, Other Energy
MNRE to Hold a Conclave to Discuss India's Solar Manufacturing Expansion Plans

MNRE to Hold a Conclave to Discuss India’s Solar Manufacturing Expansion Plans

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is hosting a global virtual symposium 'India PV Edge 2020' that would focus on India's solar manufacturing segment on  October 6, 2020 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
NITI Aayog Introduces New Program to Decarbonize India’s Transport System

NITI Aayog Introduces New Program to Decarbonize India’s Transport System

The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog and the International Transport Forum (ITF) of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), have jointly launched a project aimed at decarbonizing ...
Gujarat Seeks EV Manufacturers to Market and Distribute Battery-Operated Vehicles

Gujarat Seeks EV Manufacturers to Market and Distribute Battery-Operated Vehicles

The Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) has invited expressions of interest (EoI) for manufacturers to market and distribute electric two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the state. The EoI has been issued ...
NITI Aayog Reports on States’ Progress Towards Sustainable Development Goals

NITI Aayog Reports on States’ Progress Towards Sustainable Development Goals

The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog’s sustainable development goals (SDG) index showed that Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana held the top spots in terms ...
India Could Become Global EV Hotspot but Adoption Slow_ WEF-Ola Mobility Report

India Could Become Global EV Hotspot but Adoption Slow: WEF-Ola Mobility Report

The electric mobility industry in India is just beginning. In the past few years, the country has seen a surge in government initiatives to adopt electric vehicles in public transportation ...
Who Will Drive India’s Two and Three-Wheeled EV Segment_

Who Will Drive India’s Two and Three-Wheeled EV Segment?

India’s electric mobility revolution is just beginning. The electric vehicle (EV) market in India is buoyant amid increasing policy support from the government. The adoption of EVs in the country ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
5,646 Electric Buses Approved Across 65 Cities

5,646 Electric Buses Approved Across 65 Cities

The CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, recently said that the inter-ministerial panel had approved 5,645 electric buses for operations in 65 cities in the country. Electric buses have also ...
Uber and SUN Mobility Come Together to Deploy E-Autos Across Indian Cities

Uber and SUN Mobility Come Together to Deploy E-Autos Across Indian Cities

Uber, the world’s largest personal mobility company, has signed a pact with SUN Mobility, a leading energy infrastructure, and services provider, to deploy electric autos (E-Autos) which would help provide ...
Vakrangee to Establish Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Across India

Vakrangee to Establish Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Across India

Vakrangee Limited, a technology-oriented company, has announced that it will establish charging infrastructure units for electric vehicles (EV) across India. The facilities will be set up at the company’s Nextgen ...
Kerala Automobiles to Manufacture 8,000 Indigenous Electric Autorickshaws

Kerala Automobiles to Manufacture 8,000 Indigenous Electric Autorickshaws

The Kerala Automobiles Limited (KAL) is set to roll out indigenous three-wheeler eco-friendly autorickshaws in the state. According to the company, it has recently received the clearance certificate from Pune-based ...
NITI Aayog Gives Two-Wheeled Vehicle Makers 2 Weeks to Create EV Adoption Blueprint

NITI Aayog Gives Two-Wheeled Vehicle Makers 2 Weeks to Create EV Adoption Blueprint

In a recent meeting held by NITI Aayog, two-wheeler industry stakeholders, and the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the government think tank has asked the traditional two-wheeler players to ...
NITI Aayog Charts New Plan for Complete Transition to Electric Vehicles by 2030

NITI Aayog Charts New Plan for Complete Transition to Electric Vehicles by 2030

The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has put out a bold proposal which states that after 2030, electric vehicles (EVs) have to be exclusively sold in the country ...
Electric Vehicles Likely to Get Registration Fee Exemption

Electric Vehicles Likely to Get Registration Fee Exemption

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH) has put forward a proposal to relieve electric and battery-operated vehicles from registration charges. This move comes at a time when the ...
Industry-Wide Consultation Necessary Before Launching a Plan for Transition to EVs: CII

Industry-Wide Consultation Necessary Before Launching a Plan for Transition to EVs: CII

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has called stakeholders from across the transportation and renewable energy sectors for a consultation on the future of intelligent mobility in the country. CII ...