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Environment ministry releases draft version of battery waste management rules

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2020

India’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has made available the draft version of Battery Waste Management Rules, 2020 for comment. The new rules, when enforced, will replace the earlier Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001, with amendments made to...

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Despite policy push, EV penetration to remain under 5% till 2025: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2020

Despite the aggressive policy push and drive by automakers, electric vehicle's penetration will remain under 5 per cent over the next five years in the 3-million units annual auto market, as per a report. Rating agency Icra has blamed this to the higher vehicle cost due to...

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Fuji Electric India planning to enter into solar inverters space

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 6, 2020

Fuji Electric India, the 100 per cent subsidiary of Japanese $8.3 billion power and electricals giant Fuji Electric, is mulling a foray into the solar inverters and batteries business in India. The move is part of a larger strategy to leverage the parent company’s expertise...

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Tata Tigor EV Becomes the Most Sold Electric Car in India, Clocks 669 Units Between April-December

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 20, 2020

As India extensively pushes for electric vehicles in the country, manufacturers are scrambling for a piece of the pie to establish their stand. New entrants such as MG Motor will launch its second model in India in the form of the ZS electric SUV. Last year from April to...

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EV market seen growing 36 per cent annually till 2026

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 13, 2019

The domestic electric vehicle (EV) market is projected to grow 36 percent annually between 2019 and 2026 as the market has gained traction following the implementation of the second phase of the EV incentives scheme in April. Under the government's ambitious Fame (Faster...

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Taiwanese EV firm forms JV with Renon India to produce battery packs

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2019

Taiwanese electric vehicle (EV) maker Ahamani EV Tech has formed a joint venture with Gujarat based battery maker Renon India on Tuesday to produce battery packs for Indian Automobile market. The new joint venture aims to provide reliable & cutting-edge technology battery...

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Tiruchi firm to form JV with CECRI to make battery for EVs

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

The Tiruchi-based High Energy Batteries Ltd, will join hands with Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI) to produce battery for electric vehicles. The BSE-listed company will be the...

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BHEL and Libcoin in final talks over Indian lithium-ion battery gigafactory

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2019

Indian state majority-owned firm Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and Libcoin are in final stage talks over setting up what they have dubbed as a lithium-ion Gigafactory in India....

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Fortum with Clean Motion to develop battery swap system for light EVs

By : sustainabilityo..., May 30, 2018

Clean energy provider Fortum has signed an agreement with Clean Motion for offering sustainable mobility solutions by jointly developing a battery swap system, tailored specially for light...

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China develops lead carbon battery to store renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2018

Chinese scientists have developed a lead carbon battery for storing power generated from solar panels and windmills and claimed that with such devices, the electricity supply is stable for use...

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