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Gujarat govt announces e-vehicle subsidy

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2020

GANDHINAGAR: The state government on Thursday announced a new scheme for promotion of electric vehicles (two and three wheelers) on the occasion of completion of eleven years of the climate change department in Gujarat. School (class IX and above) and college students who buy...

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Subject Tags: EV , India , subsidy

Delhi govt to release plan to set up 200 EV public charging stations

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2020

NEW DELHI : All government agencies in Delhi including the three Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCDs), New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), Delhi Development Authority (DDA), Public Works Department (PWD), Transport department, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), Delhi Metro...

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Subject Tags: charging stations , EV , India

Rajasthan could add 22.6 GW of new renewable energy capacity to the grid within a decade

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2020

A recent report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (Ieefa) forecasts that Rajasthan could add 22.6 GW of renewable energy to the grid by the end of FY2029-30. This will consist of 18 GW of new solar capacity, of which 3 GW is forecast to be...

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Subject Tags: India , Renewable energy

Reduce rate of power to Rs 5 per unit, demand bizmen

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2020

Ludhiana: A day after doubts were raised by city businessmen on the claims of state industry minister Sundar Sham Arora that more than 90% of the industry is working in the state, more businessmen have come forward demanding that the state government should take appropriate...

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Subject Tags: India , Power

Andhra Pradesh green energy imbroglio impacting deals and payout schedule

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2020

NEW DELHI : Large green energy deals in Andhra Pradesh are hanging fire, with prospective buyers introducing a condition precedent; wherein a significant agreed upon amount will only be paid once the issue of reopening of power purchase agreements (PPAs) by the state...

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Subject Tags: India , Power , PPA

Power ministry drafts consumers’ rights for 24X7 electricity

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2020

The Union power ministry has drafted the rules detailing the rights of electricity consumers, guaranteeing reliable power supply across the country. This comes against the backdrop of the National Democratic Alliance government readying a draft of power sector reforms,...

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Subject Tags: India , Power

Kutch powers up for world’s largest RE park

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2020

Ahmedabad: Billed as the world’s largest renewable power generation project at a single location, the proposed hybrid park in Kutch is ready to take off. The park, with a total proposed capacity of about 28,000MW, will house the 10,000MW project of Adani Green Energy Ltd (...

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25 EV charging stations launched

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2020

Kolkata: Lithium Urban Technologies, one of the major electric vehicle ecosystem integrators, entered Kolkata with an intent to roll out 1,000 EVs to convert corporate diesel fleets to electric and set up India’s largest public charging station in New Town. This will abate 10...

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Subject Tags: charging stations , EV , India

BHEL ties up with SwissRapide AG to bring Maglev trains to India

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2020

New Delhi: State-run engineering firm BHEL on Wednesday announced its tie up with SwissRapide AG to bring Maglev trains (magnetic levitation) to India. Aimed at expanding its footprint in the urban transportation sector as part of its diversification initiatives, BHEL has...

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Energy efficient appliances for 30 lakh houses

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2020

VIJAYAWADA: The Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a joint venture of State-owned NTPC Limited, Power Finance Corporation (PFC), Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) Limited and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL), has evinced interest to partner with the...

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