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FAME-II: Govt sets up panel for monitoring, sanctioning of projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 19, 2019

The government has constituted an inter-ministerial panel for monitoring, sanctioning and implementation of projects under the Rs 10,000-crore FAME-II programme, aimed at incentivising clean...

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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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BHEL installs first solar EV charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh highway

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2019

State-owned engineering and manufacturing giant Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) today announced it has installed the first solar electric vehicle (EV) charging station on Delhi-Chandigarh...

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Delhi Budget: Rs 100 cr for State Electric Vehicle Fund in 2019-20

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2019

Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday allocated Rs 100 crore for the State Electric Vehicle Fund in the Budget for 2019-20, a measure termed a "positive start" by E-vehicle...

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Mahindra launches e-mobility service in Mumbai

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 26, 2019

Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) Monday said it has launched a technology-based electric mobility service in Mumbai on select routes. As part of the initiative - Glyd - the company...

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Budget 2019: Renewable energy industry gives mixed reaction

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 4, 2019

The Interim Budget for 2019-20 has received mixed reactions from the renewable energy industry. 

Renewable energy manufacturing units are dying a slow death...

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Kerala government to buy 2000 electric buses with German aid

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 4, 2019

The state government of Kerala will purchase 2,000 low maintenance, battery-operated buses and...

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SMEV Seeks Rs 20,000 Crore to promote electric vehicles in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 21, 2019

Electric vehicle (EV) makers' body SMEV sought an allocation of Rs 20,000 crore in the next two years for promoting EVs in the country and also urged the government to impose a "notional green cess" on conventional vehicles...

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Govt panel proposes 2-way strategy to push EVs in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 9, 2019

 A government appointed panel led by cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha has proposed a bouquet of incentives for makers as well as buyers of electric vehicles in an effort to push emobility...

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Magenta Power joins hands with HPCL for e-vehicle charging

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 27, 2018

Magenta Power, a rooftop solar developer that earlier this year ventured into electric vehicles charging space, has announced installing an EV charging station under its brand “ChargeGrid” at...

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