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PWD’s e-Car pilot project clocks 92 per cent savings

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

Department officials used e-cars from February to July this year. A pilot project to replace government vehicles run on petrol and diesel with environment-friendly electric cars undertaken by the Maharashtra Public Works Department (PWD) has yielded remarkable results, with...

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Electric vehicles’ lithium-battery policy to incentivise recycling entities

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

India is in the process of framing a recycling policy for lithium-ion batteries being used in electric vehicles and offer tax sops to recycling entities while imposing a liability on producers to collect used batteries that achieve end of life under the extended producer...

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Lithium-Ion battery recycling presents a $1,000 million opportunity in India

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 30, 2019

The lithium-ion battery market is expected to grow exponentially in the next five years in India and its recycling offers a $1000 million opportunity by 2030, JMK Research has estimated. However, recycling would gather momentum only when the Indian government brings in a well...

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E-Mobility Mission to be Implemented in Phases Based on Auto Industry Feedback: Meghwal

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

The National Electric Mobility Mission will be implemented in phases based on the feedback from the auto industry, Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal said on Friday. The Minister of State for...

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India May Allow Sale Of Only Electric Two- & Three-Wheelers From 2025

By : Sustainability ..., May 31, 2019

India is considering to ban the sale of two and three-wheelers that use internal combustion engines by 2025. Indian business daily Economic Times has reported that India may be considering to...

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Blueprint ready for 10 million e-mobility jobs

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2019

India has drawn up a blueprint to create a specialised workforce to support its electric mobility mission, which is expected to generate 10 million jobs. The plan involves creating a skilled...

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India's first technology transfer pact for lithium-ion batteries signed

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2018

An agreement on first transfer of technology for lithium-ion batteries was signed here on Sunday between the government-run Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI) and RAASI Solar...

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