Transport Aggregators in Delhi Must Transition to All-Electric Fleets by April 1, 2030

Transport Aggregators in Delhi Must Transition to All-Electric Fleets by April 1, 2030

Delhi's Transport Department has ordered all ride-hailing and delivery aggregators in the National Capital Territory to switch their entire fleet to electric by April 1, 2030. According to the notification, ...
40 Flying Squads to Monitor Pollution Control Compliance in Delhi and Adjoining States

40 Flying Squads to Monitor Pollution Control Compliance in Delhi and Adjoining States

A total of 40 flying squads have been set up by the Enforcement Task Force (ETF) of the  Commission on Air Quality Management (CAQM) in the national capital region, according ...
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Delhi Allows Entry of Only EVs and CNG-Run Vehicles to Control Air Pollution

Delhi Allows Entry of Only EVs and CNG-Run Vehicles to Control Air Pollution

The Delhi Government has announced that only electric vehicles and compressed natural gas (CNG)-run vehicles would be allowed entry into the city from November 27 to December 3, 2021, as the air ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Delhi's Air Quality Worsens, Supreme Court Urges Government to Take Tough Measures

Delhi’s Air Quality Worsens, Supreme Court Urges Government to Take Tough Measures

Delhi's air quality deteriorated to the 'very poor category' as low temperatures and slow surface winds allowed the accumulation of pollutants. According to health experts, the capital city saw an ...
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Maharashtra Approves Draft Policy to Deploy 17 GW of Renewable Power by 2025

Maharashtra Approves Draft Policy to Deploy 17 GW of Renewable Power by 2025

The Maharashtra State Cabinet has approved the draft policy ‘Unconventional Energy Generation Policy 2020’ to be adopted by the Department of Energy to promote non-conventional energy generation in the state. The agency ...
CERC Extends Validity of Expiring Solar and Non-Solar RECs to October 31, 2020

CERC Extends Validity of Expiring Solar and Non-Solar RECs to October 31, 2020

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has passed an order extending the validity of renewable energy certificates (RECs) to avoid demand-supply imbalances in the REC market. It extended the validity ...
Rising Purchase of Two-Wheelers Pushes India’s EV Sales Up by 20% in FY 2019-20

Rising Purchase of Two-Wheelers Pushes India’s EV Sales Up by 20% in FY 2019-20

The sale of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country went up by 20% in 2019-20. The EV industry sold 156,000 electric vehicles in the financial year (FY) 2019-20. Out of ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
Economic Survey 2020_ India on Track to Meet its Renewable Target

Economic Survey 2020: India on Track to Meet its Renewable Target

The Ministry of Finance’s Economic Survey for 2020 highlighted the government’s efforts to push for renewable energy and fight climate change in 2019. It, however, did not make any comments ...
To Promote Energy Efficiency, BEE Sets New Standards for Air Conditioners

To Promote Energy Efficiency, BEE Sets New Standards for Air Conditioners

The central government and the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) have set new energy performance standards for room air conditioners and have mandated that the default temperature must be set ...
Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy

Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy

As a send-off to the year 2019, the Delhi government has approved a policy for electric vehicles (EVs) with an intent to make the city “the EV capital of India.” ...
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2019_ A Year of Positive Momentum for India's EV Sector

2019: A Year of Positive Momentum for India’s EV Sector

The electric vehicle sector in India saw a lot of positive moves in 2019, with the launch of FAME India – II, introduction of tax exemptions for buyers, subsidies for ...
BSES and Ola Electric Join Hands to Set Up Battery Swapping Stations in New Delhi

BSES and Ola Electric Join Hands to Set Up Battery Swapping Stations in New Delhi

Delhi’s DISCOM BSES has announced signing a memorandum of understanding (MoUs) with Ola Electric to set up battery swapping and charging stations in parts of New Delhi in a move ...