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ISRO set to transfer tech on low-cost e-vehicle batteries to industry: Chief

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 13, 2018

Giving thrust to the Centre’s ambitious e-vehicle project with the objective of reducing air pollution and crude oil import, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is in the process of...

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Non-availability of sufficient charging infra hampering promotion of EVs: Government

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 7, 2018

The government today said non-availability of sufficient charging infrastructure and absence of lithium battery technology is hampering promotion of the electric vehicles in the country. Under...

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Andhra Pradesh to launch 1 lakh electric vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 5, 2018

The State government is planning to take the lead in the country by launching one lakh Electric Vehicles (EVs) which is expected to create over 1.05 lakh jobs. The Energy Efficiency Services...

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EST finalises contract to procure 40 electric buses for Rs 73 crore

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 26, 2018

BEST has finalised a contract to procure 40 electric vehicles 20 AC Midi and 20 non-AC Midi buses for Mumbai. The buses are being procured with around Rs 36 crore subsidy from the Centre under...

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Cabinet to vet Rs 48,000 crore KUSUM scheme for solar power by March

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 21, 2018

The Rs 48,000-crore KUSUM scheme to promote the use of solar power among farmers would be placed before the Cabinet by next month, New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said today.  KUSUM...

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JSW Energy inks MoU with Maharashtra to make EV, storage system

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 21, 2018

Sajjan Jindal led JSW Energy announced on Monday that it has signed a pact with Maharashtra for setting up manufacturing unit for electric vehicles (EV) and Energy Storage Systems in the state...

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Mahindra & Mahindra to invest Rs 900 crore more into e-vehicles

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

Despite policy the lingering uncertainties, the Mahindra Group today announced a fresh investment of Rs 900 crore in electric vehicles (EVs) over the next four years, which should ramp up its...

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VNIT faculty develop efficient power storage, students make e-bike

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2018

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) faculty members and students have developed an eco-friendly bike and an e-capacitor, which have the potential to make urban transport system pollution-free. The eco-bike ‘VEB 1.0’ (Visvesvaraya Electric Bike) has been...

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ABB installs EV fast charging station at Niti Aayog Office in Delhi

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

Global power and automation player ABB is betting on India’s electric vehicle (EV...

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No need for EV policy as action plan ready: NITI CEO

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 16, 2018

Asserting that there is no need for a policy for electric vehicles (EVs) as an action plan has been prepared, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant today said technology should not be trapped by rules and...

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