Govt Allocates Rs 500cr To Boost Electric Two & Three Wheelers

The Ministry of Heavy Industries has now issued a notification to start a new scheme (Electric Mobility Promotion Scheme) especially dedicated to the promotion of electric two and three wheelers. As per the government notification, the scheme will be valid only for four months from April 1, 2024 to July 31, 2024. The ministry has […]

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Govt To Electrify 1L Unelectrified Tribal Households With Off-Grid Solar

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is now all set to roll out a dedicated scheme to electrify the unelectrified households of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) under the Pradhan Mantri Janjati Adivasi Nyaya Maha Abhiyan (PM JANMAN). The MNRE recently issued a notification in this regard. The order said that the ministry […]

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Plans For Phase-III Of FAME Start, With Bigger, Wider Coverage

Even as the secoonf phase of the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles (FAME) is likely to wind down this year, speculation is rising on the shape of the next phase of the scheme that was brought in to support EV transition. Administered by the Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI),  FAME-I(Rs 895 […]

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Larger Cities Set To Get 150 E-Buses Under PM eBus Sewa 

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has now released its Prime Minister eBus Sewa guidelines. Earlier on August 16 this year, the Union Cabinet had approved the scheme for augmenting electric mobility in Indian cities. The scheme aims to deploy 10,000 e-buses under PPP mode in 169 Indian cities. The scheme aims to […]

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Solar Aided In Electrification of 4.1 L Households Under ‘Saubhagya’: Govt 

Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy RK Singh, in his recent reply before the Lok Sabha, said that around 1.64 percent (4.1 lakh) of the rural and urban household-level electrification works undertaken under the Saubhagya scheme was done with the help of solar energy.  “As reported by the States/UTs, a total of 2.86 crore […]

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Ministry Of Power Notifies Domestic Carbon Credit Market Scheme

  The Ministry of Power has now notified the Indian Carbon Credit Market Scheme to boost the trading of carbon credits in the country. The scheme provisions talk about how the market would be governed in the country. The scheme proposed the constitution of a National Steering Committee, which will govern the Indian Carbon Credit […]

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India Gets Ready To Roll Out Its Domestic Carbon Credit Market Scheme

Around a year after the Indian Parliament passed the Energy Conservation Bill 2022, the final draft of a scheme meant to govern the Indian domestic carbon credit market is close to completion. This legislation mandated the government to come out with rules to create a local carbon credit market.  According to officials in the concerned ministries, […]

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MNRE EoI For Establishment Of Three Power And RE Equipment Hubs

The Union Ministries of Power and New and Renewable Energy have jointly proposed a Rs 1000 crore worth scheme inviting the companies for establishment of three manufacturing zones in the country by 2026-27, two in a brownfield on already developed land and one greenfield manufacturing zone in a coastal area of the country. The details […]

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Fifth Extension For SECI’s 97.5 MW Rooftop Solar Scheme

Bidders will now have until May 30, 2019, to submit their bids for the development of the rooftop solar projects under the scheme. The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the deadline for submission of bids on its 97.5 MW grid-connected rooftop solar PV system scheme for government buildings, for the fifth time. […]

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