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Govt missing out on low-hanging fruits amid EV-push

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

A Rs 10,000 crore scheme to subsidise sale of electric and hybrid vehicles as part of efforts to curb pollution is welcome, but the government is missing out on low-hanging fruits like Auto LPG...

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India pushes for greater uptake of electric mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2019

In the gold rush for global domination of the electric mobility market, India has thrown its hat into the ring. The Modi-led government announced last month that it would offer US$1.4 billion in...

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Electric Vehicles: GoZero Mobility to foray into Indian market with two products

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2019

British electric bike and lifestyle brand GoZero Mobility will enter Indian market next week with the launch of two products. The Birmingham-based firm will launch two electric bikes -- One and...

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Hyundai, Kia to invest $300 million in Ola

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2019

Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation will together invest $300 million in cab aggregator Ola. This will be the biggest combined investment by the two firms of the South Korean...

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Tesla likely to enter India by 2019-2020

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

 Elon Musk isn’t giving up on bringing Tesla to India. “Would love to be there this year. If not, definitely next!” Tesla’s billionaire chief executive officer said in a Twitter post, nearly 10 months after he blamed restrictive policy for delaying the carmaker’s entry into...

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FAME-II: Govt sets up panel for monitoring, sanctioning of projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

The government has constituted an inter-ministerial panel for monitoring, sanctioning and implementation of projects under the Rs 10,000-crore FAME-II programme, aimed at incentivising clean...

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Fortum to power India's electric vehicles, plans 700 charging points

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

Fortum, one of the world's leading clean energy companies, is eyeing a signal role in powering a wide fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) on Indian roads. ...

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Imports of Chinese auto parts set to rise as government pushes for electric cars

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

India, the world’s third-largest automobile market, will rely more on China for components as the government pushes for electric vehicles. In the financial year 2018 alone, Chinese exports to...

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Bengaluru: Over 17,000 Bescom meters in Tumakuru to go smart

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

The Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) will soon start work on the advanced metering infrastructure project, wherein 17,615 domestic and commercial meters in Tumakuru city will go...

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Indian solar tendering rolls on with another major co-located storage issuance

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

India has continued to fling out solar tenders with 1.2GW in Madhya Pradesh, 275MW in Uttar Pradesh, and a significant solar-plus-storage tender in Andhra Pradesh. Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) invited bids for 1.2GW of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)-...

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