Solar EV+Storage

PLI Battery Scheme Has 10 Bidders. Reliance, L&T, Amara Raja Bid

Bids from 10 companies have been received for the government’s PLI Battery scheme, or ‘National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage’. Seen as a key initiative to ensure 50 GWh of ACC battery storage manufacturing capacity in the country. The Rs 18, 400 Lucas-TVS, Exide Indcrore production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for advanced chemistry […]

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Power Ministry Issues Guidelines For Faster Roll Out Of Charging Infra For EV’s

The Union Ministry of Power has promulgated the revised consolidated Guidelines & Standards for Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles (EV) on 14th January,2022. The objective seek to enable a faster adoption of electric vehicles in India by ensuring access to  quality, readily available and  affordable Charging Infrastructure and eco-system. The guidelines should help energise the […]

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EV Startup EVage Raises $28 M from RedBlue Capital

Electric commercial vehicle startup EVage on Friday said it has raised $28 million (over Rs 205 crore) from US-based venture capital firm RedBlue Capital. The funding will allow EVage to complete its factory outside of Delhi in FY 2022-23 and scale up production, the company said. EVage supplies EV trucks to major delivery fleets, such […]

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Hero Electric to Offer New Loan Schemes to e-2w Buyers

Hero Electric on Thursday said it has tied up with Shriram City Union Finance to facilitate loan schemes for its electric two-wheeler buyers. The collaboration aims to make the e-scooters more affordable and attract cost-conscious buyers with attractive financing solutions, Hero Electric said in a statement. The partnership will enable customers to avail a fully […]

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Scientists Design Lithium-air Batteries for Commercial Use in EVs, Drones

The demand for the development of rechargeable batteries with high energy densities has been increasing in recent years. Although lithium-air batteries represent great potential theoretically to be employed in electric vehicles, drones and other storage applications that demand high energy, they haven’t yet demonstrated the requisite efficiency and cycle performance to be commercialised for practical use. […]

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Altigreen, Massive Mobility to Install 25k EV Charging Stations in 2 Years

Bengaluru-based EV maker Altigreen is partnering with Delhi-based EV charging solutions start-up Massive Mobility to install 25,000 on-demand charging stations in the next two years. “We have a long way to go in making Indian roads fully electric and, to sustain this uphill climb, there is a need for a robust EV charging infrastructure. Aligning […]

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Hero Electric, Turtle Mobility to Strengthen Last-mile Delivery Segment

Hero Electric said on Monday it will deliver over 1,000 e-scooters to last-mile delivery solutions startup Turtle Mobility this year as part of a partnership between the two firms, a release said on Monday. Turtle Mobility was incorporated in the second quarter of 2021 to further develop the electric vehicle ecosystem in the mid and […]

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iCreate Announces Winners of Maiden EV challenge ‘EVangelise’21’

Innovation-based start-up incubator iCreate (International Centre for Technology and Entrepreneurship) has announced the winners of its maiden EV innovation challenge — EVangelise’21 — which saw the participation of 388 start-ups and entrepreneurs from all over the country. Based on the technological excellence & feasibility, market relevance and real-world implementation of their innovation, the following companies won the […]

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iSun Bags $29.3 M Deal to Build Solar Canopies at EV Charging Stations

Vermont, US based iSun Inc., a solar energy and clean mobility infrastructure company, recently announced that it has been selected to design and deliver an expected total of 1,780 off-grid solar canopies to be located at EV charging stations. With 50 years of construction experience in solar, electrical and data services, the company is also a […]

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