Remove Fossil Fuel Subsidy To Meet 2030 RE Targets: BloombergNEF

A latest report from BloombergNEF on the issue of global renewable targets claimed that solar is on track for what’s needed to achieve the 2030 target. The report highlighted that the world needs to reduce subsidies in fossil fuels to boost the growth of renewables. This comes at a time when several global leaders are […]

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Need To Extend Subsidies For Below 1kW Rooftop Solar Segment: CEEW

A recent report by the Council on Energy Environment and Water (CEEW) identifies a significant growth potential in rooftop solar (RTS) subsidies, particularly in the 0–3 kW categories. This potential is attributed to the implementation of direct capital subsidies, with untapped opportunities in the 0–1 kW category. Drawing from comprehensive household data in the India […]

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US Continues Clean Energy Support With $3.5 Billion For Battery Manufacturing

As part of its Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Biden administration in the US has announced a new round of federal funds to underpin a strong domestic manufacturing. Administered by the Department of Energy (DoE) this $3.5 billion package is the second part of a large $6 billion-plus program that started awarding funds to applicant firms […]

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Solar Power for EV Charging? Stop, Says German Bank

Germany’s state owned KfW bank was caught on the wrong foot with the response to a solar subsidy plan for EVs. the plan, which sought to offer subsidies to users who opted to use solar power to charge their EVs, met with an overwhelming response on day 1, with 33,000 applications. That meant the funds […]

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Row Over Misuse of FAME-II Subsidies Reaches Parliament

The ongoing controversy over the misuse of the Union government’s FAME-II scheme recently reached the corridors of the Indian Parliament. The development comes after the Union government was recently forced to take action against the errant Electric Vehicle (EV) manufacturers who allegedly flouted the scheme norms to claim subsidy. In the latest Monsoon Session of […]

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Lithuania’s Solitek to Set Up 600 MW Module Assembly Facility in Italy

Lithuania-based solar PV maker Solitek has announced that the firm will be now expanding its operations in South of Europe with Italy. In a key decision, Solitek will be building a new solar module assembly plant in Benevento. According to reports, Solitek will have a capacity of 600 MW annually. The firm will manage funds […]

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The Top 5: Countries Offering Highest Incentives To EV Consumers

Passenger cars account for nearly 45 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions from the transport industry across the globe. In recent times, proper weightage has been given to the vehicles, deriving their mileage from renewable sources, in global efforts to bring down emissions. The enthusiasm, coupled with technological advancements, has made it possible for […]

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Draft Battery Swapping Policy From Niti Aayog- Key Points

The much awaited Draft Battery Swapping Policy is finally out. Released by the Niti Aayog, the new policy is widely expected to give a push to the EV transition, by helping add incentives for manufacturers, lower costs for consumers, and setting standards for interoperable batteries. A battery swapping policy is seen by many experts as […]

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