Electric Vehicles

Amsterdam’s Largest EV Charging Network to Run on RE

The innovative solution enables faster charging, maximal use of renewable electricity and more efficient use of the electric grid in Amsterdam. Vattenfall and the City of Amsterdam, have together launched Flexpower, the largest public smart charging network for electric vehicles in Amsterdam. Operated by Vattenfall, a total of 456 charging stations with 912 charging points […]

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FAME Alone Not Enough to Boost EV Adoption

FAME alone is not enough to reach the 2030 target, various measures as prerequisites are needed in this transition. Policies like FAME need to be supplemented with measures such as domestic manufacturing of vehicles, batteries, and components to boost mass adoption of electric vehicles by 2030, industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has said.  […]

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Exicom Commissions AC & DC Fast Chargers in Parliament House

Gurgaon-based Exicom Power Solutions has announced the commissioning of its AC and DC fast EV chargers in the parliament house. Snehlata Shrivastava, Secretary-General of Lok Sabha inaugurated the newly developed charging infrastructure in the parliament campus in Delhi, the presence of senior officials from EESL and the Government. In January, Exicom won the “EV Infrastructure Company […]

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Prioritise Electrification of 2 & 3 Wheeler Segment: Report

The report brings insights and opinions from the country’s first multimodal e-mobility initiative, titled ‘Beyond Nagpur: The Promise of Electric Mobility’. A new report by the Ola Mobility Institute, a policy research and social innovation think-tank, offers insights from the shared mobility providers extensive electric vehicle operations in Nagpur to help devise business models, provide […]

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SDMC Shifts Focus to Solar Energy and EV Charging Points

To encourage the public transition to use electric vehicles, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has set a target to develop at least 50 public charging stations by the end of this financial year. Speaking at the fourth Asia Pacific Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation — Resilient Cities Asia Pacific 2019, SDMC commissioner Puneet […]

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Over 90% of Electric 2Ws in India To Lose FAME II Subsidy: Report

A shocking discovery has been made for the Indian electric two-wheeler manufacturers, the much-awaited FAME II scheme eligibility criteria will see around 95% of the existing electric two-wheelers miss the subsidy support, says a report by CRISIL. On March 28, 2019, the Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprise issued a notification, which laid out […]

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$59 Million Fund to Accelerate Research in Batteries and Electric Vehicles

Funded through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, this funding opportunity seeks projects to address priorities in advanced batteries electric drive systems, and energy efficient mobility systems amongst other areas of interest. The U.S. Department of Energy, Under Secretary of Energy, Mark W. Menezes has announced up to $59 million for new and […]

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Duke Energy Proposes $76 Mn Electric Mobility Program in North Carolina

The proposal will help fund the adoption of electric school buses, electric public transportation, and will lead to almost 2,500 new charging stations in the state. As part of its commitment to building a cleaner and smarter North Carolina, Duke Energy is proposing the largest investment in electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure ever in the Southeast – […]

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Tata Power and IGL to Co-Develop EV Charging Stations and Solar Projects

Tata Power and IGL sign pact to jointly work on developing EV charging stations, swapping stations and solar power projects. Tata Power, one of India’s largest integrated power company, has signed an agreement with one of the country’s leading natural gas distribution companies, Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) to co-develop electric vehicle charging stations, battery swapping […]

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