India’s lithium gigafactory ambition raised to 50 GW, tender likely soon

The government is considering financial incentives such as import and export duty waivers to woo battery manufacturers to set up a globally competitive manufacturing base in India. Foreign as well… Read more »

CPWD To Install ‘Solar Trees’ in Central Govt Residential Complexes

The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) has directed its officials to explore the possibility of installing “solar trees” in residential complexes of government employees. The move intends to promote renewable… Read more »

Electrify America, Walmart Announce Completion of Over 120 Charging Stations at Walmart Stores Nationwide with Plans for Further Expansion

The companies have opened, on average, one new EV charging station every three days over the last 11 months RESTON, Va. and BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 6, 2019 — Electrify America and… Read more »

AMG’s Future Is All-Electric: Mercedes-Benz Will Stop Making Combustion Engines By 2039

There are a variety of reasons for auto manufacturers to pursue electrification, be it of the partial nature in hybrid vehicles or full on electric cars. Mercedes-Benz is setting a… Read more »

Ather Energy raises $51Mn in the latest round of funding led by Sachin Bansal

Ather Energy, India’s first intelligent electric scooter manufacturer, raised an investment of $51 Mn in its latest round of funding, led by Sachin Bansal’s investment of $32 Mn. Ather Energy… Read more »

Panasonic launches Nymbus, a charging solution for electric vehicles used in public transportation

The solution – deployed with SmartE and qQuick – includes charging stations, swap stations, on-board charging, and telematics as well as cloud-based, AI-powered analytics services. Electric vehicles are all the… Read more »

Sunil Mittal buys over 6% stake in CG Power

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Mittal has picked up shares through Bharti (SBM) Holdings, one of his personal investment arms MUMBAI: Billionaire Sunil Mittal has picked up a stake of over 6% in CG Power and Industrial… Read more »

Switching to electric vehicles may improve air quality, lower emissions: Study

Researchers from the Northwestern University in the US quantified the differences in air pollution generated from battery-powered electric vehicles versus internal combustion engines Washington: Adopting electric vehicles (EVs) could improve overall air… Read more »

India’s solar sector will outperform globally despite near-term challenges, says Fitch Solutions

The Indian solar power capacity will grow robustly at 15.3% annually—on the back of continued strong support of the government (most likely led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi again)—to reach… Read more »

OKAYA Power Launches an all in one solar generation system

Okaya Power has unveiled a comprehensive range of Solar Power Generation System (SPGS) with an aim to meet the fast emerging demand from its esteemed customers. The SPGS range launched… Read more »