Monthly Archives: September 2018

Government withdraws sops to conventional battery vehicles under FAME

The government on Thursday extended the first phase of the FAME-India scheme for promoting electric and hybrid vehicles by another six months till March 31, 2019, but has withdrawn benefits available to conventional battery vehicles. According to a notification by Heavy Industries Ministry, the incentives under the extended scheme from October 1 will be available […]

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Indian electric vehicle start-up gets angel funding to bolster leadership status

Electric vehicle start-up Strom Motors (E14 Technologies Pvt Ltd) on Thursday said it has secured angel funding from Indian Angel Network (IAN). The investment would help the Mumbai-based start-up consolidate its leadership position in the technology-enabled mobility industry, setting up product sales, accelerate its geographical expansion and increase its consumer base across markets, a press […]

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Vikram Solar installs 1,056 kW rooftop solar project for Century Plyboard Ltd.

Vikram Solar on Thursday announced the installation of 1,056 kW rooftop solar project for the Chennai unit of Century Plyboard Ltd. The Century Plyboards’ Chennai unit, is spread over 11,000 square metres and has 3,300 modules in operations with a cumulative annual energy yield of 1.536 million units, a company statement said. Similar to the […]

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SECI gets poor response to its tender for 5GW solar manufacturing

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) got poor response to its tender for 5GW/year solar manufacturing here as only one bidder Azure Power turned up for the auction on Thursday. The SECI being the nodal agency of the government had invited bids for selection of solar power developers for setting up of 5GW (Per Annum) […]

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New solar-powered heart monitor can be taped to skin

Japanese scientists say they have developed a human-friendly, ultra-flexible organic sensor powered by sunlight, which acts as a self-powered heart monitor. Researchers from the University of Tokyo and RIKEN in Japan integrated a sensory device, called an organic electrochemical transistor — that can be used to measure a variety of biological functions — into a […]

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Delta Becomes Member of the EV100 Initiative to Promote Low-Carbon Transportation

Delta has announced that it has joined the International Electric Vehicles Initiative EV100, becoming not only its first member from Taiwan, but also its first electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions provider member. Delta is committed to promoting the transition to low-carbon transportation and to addressing climate change by providing EV charging infrastructure at its own major […]

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Greenlight Planet launches their brand association with Bollywood movie ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’

Greenlight Planet launched their brand association with Batti Gul Meter Chalu starring Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Divyendu Sharma and YamiGautam produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Nitin Chandrachud and NishantPitti that was released on 21st September 2018. The film narrates the story of electricity issues in rural India and this association showcases how Greenlight Planet’s […]

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Sunpreme, Honeywell partners to Provide Comprehensive Energy Solutions for Commercial and Industrial (C&I) Customers 

Sunpreme announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS), a division of Honeywell Inc. The alliance will integrate Sunpreme products with HPS smart connectivity offerings for C&I installations. Sunpreme’s Bifacial Smart solar modules provide both high power and high energy yield which are critically important for space-constrained applications. They will be […]

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PROINSO and Joules Power bags Asian Power Award 2018 for a solar project in Bangladesh

PROINSO and its client Joules Power Limited have been announced as the winners of the Asian Power Awards 2018 at the gala ceremony on September 19 attended by over a hundred senior executives and prime industry figures in Jakarta, Indonesia. The 28MWp project in Teknaf, Bangladesh completed in partnership was selected by the judges as […]

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