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Trial run for green buses to begin from next month in Delhi

By : editor_2, Sep 5, 2018

 Electric buses in the capital are likely to begin operations from next month. As part of a trial run, three electric buses will begin plying on city roads.

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Hero MotoCorp to refuel Ather Energy with $19 mn

By : editor_2, Jul 26, 2018

Hero MotoCorp Ltd is investing Rs 130 crore ($19 million) more in electric scooter startup Ather Energy Pvt. Ltd, the country’s largest two-wheeler maker said on Wednesday.

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Keep GST rate on lithium-ion battery same as electric vehicle, says SMEV

By : editor_2, Jul 24, 2018

Reduction of GST rate on lithium-ion batteries to 18 percent...

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Government to scrap subsidy for private electric cars

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2018

The Centre plans to scrap cash incentives currently offered to buyers of electric cars despite having incentivised these clean fuel technologies till just a few months back. The move, experts...

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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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