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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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Government notifies phased import duty hike on electric PV parts, lithium-ion cells

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

The government has notified phased increase in basic customs duty on parts of electric passenger vehicles to be assembled in India to 15 per cent from April 2020...

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Tamil Nadu govt gearing to release electric vehicle policy

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2019

Tamil Nadu is gearing to unveil its electric vehicle policy, which would bring in a change in the development regulations of installing charging points in buildings and public charging stations...

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The government okays 5-year plan for 'phased manufacturing' of EV batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The government on Thursday announced a plan to set up a National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage to "drive clean, connected and shared mobility" initiatives. The mission...

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BHEL setting up solar-based EV charger network on Delhi-Chandigarh highway

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd Monday said the company is setting up a network of solar-based electric vehicle chargers on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway. ...

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E-rickshaws 'low hanging fruit' that hasten EVs adoption in India: Deloitte

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

Electric three-wheelers could be the "low hanging fruit" that can accelerate faster adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in India due to their "unparalleled relevance" in first and last mile...

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In a first, Delhi Cabinet approves rolling out 1,000 electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

In a major move to fight air pollution, the Delhi Cabinet on Saturday approved 1,000 Low Floor Electric Buses for the national capital, claiming to be the first Indian city to have such a large...

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