NITI Aayog

Tata Power EV Charging Network Surpasses 10 Cr Km Milestone

Tata Power, an integrated power and electric vehicle charging solutions provider company became one of the EV Charging solutions providers to power 10 crore (100 million) kilometres. It spans public, semi-public, bus/fleet, and home charger segments across India. This achievement underscores Tata Power’s contribution to promoting sustainable mobility solutions nationwide. India’s vision for sustainable transportation […]

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DRE, Mini-Grids Can Aid In The Growth Of E-Cooking In India: CSE Report

A latest report from the Centre For Science and Environment (CSE) recommended the phasing out of LPG cylinders, used primarily for cooking in India. The CSE researcher advocated for boosting electric cooking (e-cooking) instead. The report also talked about the main challenges in rolling out large-scale adoption of e-cooking in India and the likely solutions […]

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Gujarat Tops The List In India With Lowest Power Tariff For EV Charging

Gujarat seems to be India’s frontrunner regarding affordable tariffs for Electric Vehicle (EV) users. An analysis of the state-wise tariffs for the sector revealed that Gujarat offers the lowest tariff, ranging from Rs 4 to Rs 4.1 per unit, depending on the usage. On the other hand, Meghalaya seems to be charging a maximum of […]

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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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