Monthly Archives: November 2018

Delhi govt’s draft EV policy addresses air pollution concerns: SMEV

Electric vehicle (EV) makers body SMEV on Wednesday said the draft EV policy unveiled by the Delhi government addresses some major concerns that are required to combat vehicular air pollution in the national capital. “EV industry welcomes the government’s vision towards adopting a cleaner mode of transportation. The policy addresses some of the major concerns […]

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Delhi Govt releases draft Electric Vehicle Policy

The Delhi government on Tuesday released the draft Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy, 2018, for public comments. The development came in the wake of the government, on Monday, flagging off the second electric bus for trial in the Capital. The policy, the government said in a statement, recognised that a “new approach” was required to kick-start […]

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TANGEDCO invites bids for 500 MW Grid-Connected Solar Project

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) floated tender inviting bids for the 500 MW grid-connected solar projects. The last date for the submission of the bid is 26 December, 2018 and the upper limit tariff of Rs.3.00 per unit has been set for the bidding. Scope of Services include to establish, maintain and […]

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EV Motors India Launches public EV charging outlet with DLF, Delta and ABB

EV Motors India launched its first public EV charging outlet in partnership with DLF, Delta Electronics India and ABB India. The company in a statement said that with this partnership it plans to further launch more than 6000 charging outlets over the next five years with a total estimated investment requirement of $200 million. “For […]

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SmartE partners with SUN Mobility to use battery swapping system in its Three-Wheelers

SUN Mobility has announced a partnership with SmartE to deploy its universal energy infrastructure to support SmartE’s growing EV operations. In April 2018, SUN Mobility showcased the Interoperable Smart Mobility solution for 2-and-3 wheelers and this is the first-of-its-kind deployment in the country for electric three-wheelers. SmartE’s fleet of electric three-wheelers will make use of SUN Mobility’s solution and will be deployed at SmartE Park & Charge Hubs across the Delhi-NCR, to […]

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Fortum to install Nordic’s biggest battery to support grid stability

Fortum will take into use a significant battery solution in Sweden. The Nordic’s biggest battery to date will be installed at Fortum’s Forshuvud hydropower plant located on the Dalälven in Sweden. The battery system’s output is 5MW and the storage capacity is 6.2 megawatt-hours. The total cost of the system is approximately EUR 3 million. […]

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Punjab Municipal Corporation to find more buildings for installation of rooftop solar

After the successful completion of first phase of installation of rooftop solar at government building, the Punjab Municipal Corporation is reportedly gearing up to identify more building for such set up of solar plants. The state Municipal Corporation is going to carry out a survey to identify more buildings in the city reports ET citing […]

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Organic Photovoltaic Greenhouse Innovation bags Go Green in the City 2018 award

Schneider Electric announced the winning team of Go Green in the City 2018, its international student case study competition focusing on innovative energy solutions for smart cities. Zvirevo Chisadza and Tariro Cynthia Mutsindikwa of Team Latent Innovations from the Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences in Algeria created a new Organic Photovoltaic Greenhouse System […]

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Rivian Launches Electric Pickup Truck R1T for Adventurers

Rivian has launched first of its two Electric Adventure Vehicles the R1T, an all-electric, 5-passenger pickup truck. The automaker also introduced its fully electric SUV – the R1S along with the R1T at AutoMobility LA. The highly anticipated truck features a range of up to 400+ miles, a wading depth of 1 meter, and the […]

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