Convergence Energy Services Limited Calls Bus Operators for Supply of 3,600 E-buses

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the selection of bus operator for procurement, supply, operation and maintenance of 3,600 electric buses and development of allied electric and civil infrastructure on Gross Cost Contracting under PM e-Bus Sewa. The online bid submission ends on December 14, 2023. The techno-commercial […]

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CESL May Cancel Tender For E-Buses Due To Poor Response

The Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) is now reportedly mulling to cancel its earlier tender, issued in January 2023 for 4,675 electric buses (e-buses). This is apparently due to the poor response from the major Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) towards the tender. The tender was issued under the dry lease tender mode against the popular […]

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Tata Motors Now Have More Than 600 Operational E-Buses

India’s multinational automotive manufacturing company Tata Motors now has more than 600 operational electric buses plying in the country. The company recently shared the information in its latest investors conference call during the discussion on the Q1 FY24 financial results.  According to the automobile firm, during the Q1 of FY24 itself, the company deployed around […]

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Tata Motors Confident Of Availing PLI Aid For Its EV Models 

Indian automotive giant Tata Motors seems confident to avail the benefits under the Production Linked Incentives (PLI) of the Indian government for all of its Electric Vehicle (EV) models. The firm’s top management expressed optimism on the issue with the specific changes in the scheme’s parameters and the auto firm’s preparedness.  The issue was recently […]

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Network Planning Group under PM Gati Shakti Gives Nod to Infra Project on Renewable Energy

At its 45th session, the Network Planning Group (NPG) under PM Gati Shakti reviewed an infrastructure project on renewable energy.  The project is for the ISTS (Inter-State Transmission System) for renewable energy project in Ladakh, which is said to be an important one. In 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had revealed about the establishment of […]

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CESL Study On E-Buses Claims Cost Savings Vs CNG, Diesel Buses, Even Without Subsidy

Government-owned entity Convergence Energy Services Ltd CESL, which recently launched India’s largest e-bus tender, has shared a case study on the results of the bidding. This case study, which is based on a thorough market research conducted by CESL, WRI India, the World Bank, and others, highlights the key features of The Grand Challenge, which […]

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CESL Issues New Tender for 4675 Electric Buses for Rs 5000 Crore

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has announced a second tender for the deployment of electric buses under the National Electric Bus Programme. The number of e-buses sought by CESL in the novel tender is 4,675. CESL has recently concluded a tender for 6,465 electric buses. Previously it had also issued a tender under Grand Challenge […]

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CESL Discovers Prices for India’s Largest E-bus Tender

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) has shared the prices discovered for the biggest non-subsidized demand for 6465 electric buses. The unified tender makes up demand for electric buses from the six Indian states & UTs of Delhi, Telangana, Haryana, Surat (Gujarat), Kerala and Arunachal Pradesh. CESL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services […]

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CESL Selects Agencies for Battery Swapping Station Sites, E-Vehicle Charging Stations

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of public sector companies under the Ministry of Power, has today announced the list of selected agencies for the installation of 124 battery swapping stations, 352 standing chargers for electric two and three wheelers as well as 1294 […]

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