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75 parking lots in south Delhi to get e-charging stations by December

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2019

In a bid to motivate people into using electric vehicles, South Delhi Municipal Corporation has finalised the plan to install charging points at 75 parking lots by December. The civic body has shared the list of the identified parking lots with Energy Efficiency Services...

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MG Motor sets up first public charging stn ahead of EV launch

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

MG Motor India on Tuesday announced installation of the first charging station at its flagship showroom in Gurugram ahead of the launch of its first electric vehicle (EV) SUV, ZS. The 50 KW DC charging station has been installed by the domestic subsidiary of the Finland-based...

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Lack of charging stations: Dealers hesitant to roll out e-cars in Kerala

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

Car manufacturers who have brought out electric cars are yet to roll out these vehicles into Kerala market. Representatives of car dealers said that lack of public charging stations (PCS) was the main reason for not making these vehicles available for customers. A sales...

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Urban India will soon have at least one EV charging station every 3 km

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

The government is going full throttle in its efforts to realise the ambition of making India an electric vehicle hub by 2030. In the first phase of Electric Vehicles (EV) rollout plan, the power ministry is targetting 4 billion-plus population cities under the EV policy...

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Pune: PMPML e-bus fleet swells, charging points remain few

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 18, 2019

The Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) has added 26 more electric buses to its fleet, taking the total number of such buses to 96. However, a source in the transport body said there is an immediate need to arrange charging points at more depots to correspond...

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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank mulls $2.2-billion loan for Indian infra projects

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 18, 2019

Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is evaluating loans worth over $2.2 billion for funding power transmission and distribution projects in Assam, metro rail projects in Chennai, Mumbai and rural water supply system in Karnataka, the multi-lateral lender...

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Centre to increase EV charging points with German fund

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 8, 2019

With German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday pledging to invest 1 billion euros over next five years on environmentally friendly urban mobility in India, the Central government is planning to use a major part of the fund to increase the number of charging points for...

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Highrises, malls may have to provide EV-charging facilities

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2019

Based on a request from Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom), Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) will soon issue a notification to make it mandatory for all upcoming highrises, shopping malls and apartment complexes to provide provision for dedicated...

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BESCOM will charge you for charging e-vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

It’s bad enough when your phone runs out of charge but it’s worse when your Electric Vehicle (EV) is down to low charge. Well, there’s no need to panic if you left home without charging your EV because in less than a month’s time, the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company...

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Big drive for e-vehicles: Kerala government offices turn charging stations

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

In a practical step that is bound to encourage a lot of people to shift to less polluting and energy efficient electric vehicles, the state government is planning to install charging facilities on the premises of government offices that face highways and arterial roads. On...

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