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Long-term planning is needed to make power grids ready for EV load: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

When electric vehicles (EVs) become a favoured transportation option for Indians, policy makers need to think about the ecosystem it will require, and it is much more than just planning for charging stations. One factor least talked about, or planned for, in the penetration...

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EESL plans to set up EV charging stations in Kolkata

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2019

State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) on Tuesday said it is in talks with the West Bengal government for setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in the metropolis and adjoining New Town area. The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA), the...

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Charging ahead? India's electric car revolution faces bumps

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2019

Paritosh Mitra, who drives a motorised rickshaw in Delhi, knows what he wants next and has saved 100,000 rupees ($1,390) to get it: an electric rickshaw. But he won't buy one until it comes with all the basic features that he needs as a commercial driver. That includes a top...

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Bhopal to deploy 400 EV charging points by year-end

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2019

India’s Bhopal will deploy 400 smart poles to enable charging points for electric vehicles (EV) by year end, according to the top official. “150 smart poles have already been installed while...

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Amara Raja launches electric vehicle charging stations in Tirupati

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

Amara Raja, among the largest battery manufacturers in India, announced it has installed electric vehicle battery charging and swapping stations along with a fleet of electric autos in Tirupati...

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13 UP districts to get 650 electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

In an attempt to improve public transport and curb air pollution caused by vehicle emission, the UP government has decided to introduce battery-driven electric buses in the urban areas of as...

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Delhi NCR To Get 300 New Charging Stations By EESL But There Are Challenges To Be Faced

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) is constantly working towards expanding the electric vehicle charging network in the Delhi-NCR region. In a recent development, the joint venture of...

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EESL inks pact with Apollo Hospitals to install public EV charging stations in its hospitals

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 19, 2019

State-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) on August 18 said it has signed a 10-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Apollo Hospitals Enterprises to install public electric...

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Green move: Charging e-vehicles now cheaper in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

With an eye on pollution-free transportation, Delhi Electricity Regularity Commission (DERC) has reduced the rates for charging stations of e-rickshaws and other electric vehicles. Low-tension e...

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DERC announces reduced tariff for power consumers in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

DERC announces reduced tariff for power consumers in Delhi. The DERC has reduced fixed charges across all categories. Delhi Electricity Regularity Commission (DERC) chairman Justice (retired) S...

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