Bangalore’s EV Manufacturer Altigreen Enters Maharashtra

Altigreen, the Bangalore-based manufacturer of three-wheeler electric vehicles, just opened its first-ever retail experience center in Mumbai. According to the company, this is the sixth retail dealership they have opened in India this month.  Altigreen made the decision to partner with Jubilant Motorworks for this project. Jubilant Motorworks, which has locations in the states of […]

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Gujarat, Goa and Chandigarh Top Climate Performers: NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog has recently released a report called the State Energy and Climate Index (SECI) declaring Gujarat, Goa and Chandigarh as top performing states in the category of larger states, smaller states and UTs respectively on the basis of the performance by the states during 2019-20 across several parameters and mea­sures for mitigating climate change. […]

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Goa Govt Notifies Charging Infra Policy for Electric Vehicles

The state government has notified the Goa EV Concessional Charging Infrastructure Policy 2021, paving the way for EV charging stations across the state. It will also boost sales of electric vehicles. As per the policy, the charging stations operators shall be allowed other sources to generate revenue, but with prior approval. Revenue generated will be […]

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IREDA to Provide Consultancy to Goa Shipyard for Solar Rooftop Project

State-owned Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) on Saturday inked a memorandum of understanding with Goa Shipyard to provide its techno-financial expertise to set up a rooftop solar power project. Under the MoU, IREDA will assist Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) to set up a rooftop solar power project at the headquarters of the company in […]

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Goa’s State-run Transport Corp Gets 2nd Lot of E-buses

Goa’s Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTCL) on Saturday received the second lot of e-buses fitted with features like electronically controlled air suspension, CCTV cameras, and the emergency button to ensure the safety of commuters. Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant flagged off these buses during a round table to promote an electric mobility event organised by the […]

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Goa Govt Approves E-mobility Policy, Targets 30% EV Adoption by 2025

With the objective of boosting adoption of electric vehicles (EV) to at least 30% by 2025, the state government has approved the Goa Electric Mobility Promotion Policy (GEMPP) 2021. The policy aims to create 10,000 direct and indirect jobs in the sector by 2025. With the focus on establishing Goa as a model of international […]

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Goan Students Create Solar E-cycle With 20 Li-Ion Batteries

Students from Goa’s Agnel Institute of Technology and Design have created a custom solar e-cycle, powered by 20 lithium-ion batteries, that can cover the distance between Panaji and Vasco on a single charge. The batteries can be charged by two solar panels or a conventional power supply point at home. The five mechanical engineering students […]

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Except Two, All Union Territories and Goa Fail to Meet RPO Targets FY21, Shows JERC’s Analysis

Except Chandigarh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, all other union territories and Goa have failed to achieve their solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets, shows the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC)’s analysis of RPO targets for 2020-21 based on the data received from the regions under its jurisdiction. The full analysis can be accessed here. […]

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CESL & GEDA Partner to Electrify Remote Rural Households in Goa

Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has signed an agreement with Goa Energy Development Agency (GEDA) for the installation of solar PV-based home lighting systems for remote households in the state, which do not have access to proper power supply till date. Under the Agreement, CESL […]

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