NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog Launches One-Stop Data Center On Energy, Climate

NITI Aayog, in collaboration with energy and climate think-tank Vasudha Foundation, has announced a dedicated revamped online data center on energy, electric mobility, and climate. It has been named India Climate & Energy Dashboard (ICED) 3.0. The portal was recently launched during the 14th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) in Goa. It is claimed to aid […]

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NITI Aayog To Fix Electrification Targets For App-Based Vehicles 

Indian government’s think-tank NITI Aayog might soon introduce yearly electrification targets for mobile application-based vehicle service providers like Ola, Uber, and others, reports suggest. The move is aimed at speeding up the electrification of new fleets of vehicles by these players.  According to the report, which is yet to be published, the Aayog has decided […]

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EV Battery Swapping Firm Esmito Ties Up With Zepto To Reduce Charging Downtime 

Esmito, an Electric Vehicle (EV) Battery Swapping Solutions firm, has partnered with popular delivery partner Zepto. Under the partnership, Esmito will help the e-delivery partner fleets to use the services of its battery-swapping solutions for uninterrupted mobility.  The firm said that the partnership would likely pave the way to reduce the downtime of Zepto’s two-wheeler […]

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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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SaurEnergy Explains-Regulatory Assets And Why They Matter To Power Sector

The Union government last year pulled up all State Electricity Regulatory Commissions (SERCs) and the Joint Electricity Regulatory commission (JERC) relating to creating prohibited ‘regulatory assets’, and required them to come up with concrete plans for these assets’ liquidation. The centre also pressed the commissions to not approve any more dues as regulatory assets in […]

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Will Hydrogen Contribute Toward Energy Transition Of India?

The first few days of CoP27 have shown quite an enthusiasm for the potential of hydrogen to the energy transition. Government and private leaders have endorsed hydrogen as an opportunity and solution to decarbonise the economy. While the countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are eager to exploit the potential of […]

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The Contra View: 5 Arguments Against Battery Swapping

A lot has been written about the advantages of Battery Swapping to make a shift to renewable energy for mobility. The value of Battery Swapping lies in the fact that separating the price of the electric car from the battery, its costliest part, will make it attractive to the customer. However, in the interest of […]

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Zero Emission Mobility: The Sustainable Future of Urban Logistics

By Namit Jain, Founder & CEO, Zen Mobility The world’s leading urban logistics companies have a new mission: to reduce all logistics-related emissions to zero by 2050. Their rich expertise, vast resources, and innovative ideas will help turn this bold vision into reality. To achieve this goal, green logistics solutions would need to be implemented […]

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Second-Life Lithium Battery Storage Repurposing Is a Huge Opportunity

BATX energies is one of those companies which are truly a product of the times. Set up as a lithium recycling startup by co-founders barely out of college, the firm is firmly focused on the circular economy, as the energy transition gathers space. In the news recently for a fund raise, we caught up with […]

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