Author: Bhoomika Singh

Berlin-based Betteries Closes €2.1m Seed Funding Round to Upcycle EV Batteries

Betteries, a startup based in Berlin which upcycles electric vehicle (EV) batteries into affordable power systems, announced that it has successfully closed its Euro 2.1m seed funding round led by impact funds Factor[e] Ventures and Beyond Black. Speaking of this investment achieved, CEO and founder of betteries, Dr. Rainer Hönig stated, “This seed round is […]

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The 12 States Welcoming EV Adoption With Policies To Match: WRI India

12 states in India stand out for their electric vehicles (EV) policies which can actually support and nurture an EV transition, according to a recent report launched by the World Resources Institute India (WRI India). According to the report titled, “A review of State Government Policies for Electric Mobility”, a total of 14 states have […]

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Tata Power-DDL to Set Up Battery Swap Points, Partners with SUN Mobility

Tata Power-DDL, India’s leading power distribution utility in Delhi, has announced that it will be setting up a network of Battery Swap Points across North and North-West Delhi under its partnership with SUN Mobility, an energy mobility solutions provider. In collaboration with Tata Power-DDL, a joint venture of Tata Power and Govt. of NCT of […]

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Ministry of Power : Discoms Can Continue Or Leave PPA After Term Completion

The Ministry of Power has issued a letter enabling the Discoms to either continue or exit from the PPA (Power Purchase agreement) after completion of the term of the PPA i.e. beyond 25 years or a period specified in the PPA and allow flexibility to the Generators to sell power in any mode after State/Discom […]

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Europe’s Energy Storage Market Expected to Double in 2021: EMMES 5.0

According to a report released by the European Association for Storage of Energy (EASE) and Delta-EE today, Europe‘s annual energy storage market is expected to reach 3 GWh in 2021 from 1.7 GWh in 2020, almost double the growth rate.  The fifth edition of the European Market Monitor on Energy Storage EMMES 5.0, which report […]

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Uttar Pradesh Floats Tender for 75 MW of Grid-Connected Solar Projects

Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has floated an e-tender for setting up a 75 MW grid-connected solar PV power project in UP solar park, Uttar Pradesh.  As part of the Government of India’s target to achieve a cumulative capacity of 100 GW Solar PV installations by the year 2022, UPNEDA wishes […]

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India Should Double Down on Renewable to Achieve Energy Targets 2030: Study

India should double down on renewables to achieve its aggressive renewable energy targets in India’s electricity grid in 2030, according to a recent study by the researchers at UC Santa Barbara.  The study analyzes electricity and carbon reduction costs linked with India’s energy targets in the electricity grid in 2030 and discovers that the majority […]

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Goa Adds 50 Electric Buses to its Fleet Under FAME II Scheme

Goa has added 50 ‘Make in India’ electric buses from Kadamba Transport under the FAME II Scheme. Chief Minister of Goa, Dr. Pramod Sawant, waved off the ‘Make in India’ Electric buses (e-buses). In a first-of-its-kind move, Goans will be now able to travel in zero-emission and noiseless e-buses deployed by Olectra Greentech Limited, a […]

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Mainstream OEMs Ready to Enter in Electric Two Wheelers Territory: Report

According to a report from brokerage firm Motilal Oswal Financial Services, the competitive landscapes of the scooter segment could get changed by the entry of mainstream Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in the e-scooter territory that may disrupt the electric two-wheelers E2Ws market.  The report stated, “It is believed that E2Ws are ready for disruption, particularly […]

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