Monthly Archives: June 2019

Need time to stabilise after BS-VI before moving to electric two-wheelers: Honda

Japanese automobile major Honda on Tuesday said the two-wheeler industry in India needs more time to stabilise after BS-VI changeover before moving to full electric vehicles (EVs). Joining its Indian counterparts Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto and TVS Motor Co in opposing the Niti Aayog’s proposal to completely ban two-wheelers that are powered by internal combustion […]

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AISIA recommends raising of export incentives to 10% for Solar modules manufacturing sector

Raising concerns that the survival of the Solar Modules Manufacturers Industry is at stake, the All India Solar Industries Association (AISIA) today in its pre-budget recommendations suggested that this is the right time for providing manufacturing incentives, such as subsidies for Power, Capital, Interest and depreciation to this industry, duty free import of manufacturing equipment. […]

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India to add 500 GW renewable energy by 2030: government

India plans to add 500 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy to its electricity grid by 2030 in a bid to clean up air in its cities and lessen the rapidly growing economy’s dependence on coal, the government said on Tuesday. “By 2030 India plans to establish 500 GW of Renewable Energy capacity,” Anand Kumar, senior […]

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NTPC wins 40 MW solar projects in UPNEDA’s auction

NTPC on Tuesday said it has won 40 MW solar energy projects in an auction conducted by Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA). “NTPC participated in UPNEDA’s tender for 500 MW Solar capacity with two bids of 20 MW each at Auraiya and Rihand,” the company said in a statement. Reverse auction […]

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Cyprus racers show budget solar cars have a sunny future Nicosia

Venetia Chrysostomide fastened her helmet and rolled her solar-powered car into the sunny streets of Cypriot capital Nicosia for a race to showcase such vehicles’ eco-friendly potential, even on a budget. The 16-year-old’s 5,000-euro (nearly $5,700) car is one of that took part in Sunday’s three-hour “Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge”, running solely on the […]

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Maharashtra to get floating solar power plants in four dams

Maharashtra is all set to get floating solar power generation plants in four dams, state Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan told the Legislative Council Monday. In a written reply to a question raised by NCP MLC Hemant Takle, Mahajan stated the backwater of Wardha, Bebala, Khadakpurna and Pentakli dams has been selected for setting up […]

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Hong Kong Business Environment Council Certifies Hanergy as “Sustainable Product Supplier”

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has announced that it has been certified as ‘Sustainable Product Supplier’, besides its innovative thin-film solar tile product, Single-glass Triple-arch HanTile, has been recognized as ‘Sustainable Product’ under the ‘Fostering Sustainable Consumption for Hong Kong Business and Community’ programme organized by Business Environment Council Ltd. (BEC).  Business Environment Council (BEC) […]

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EV News Wrap (In Hindi): Revolt RV 400,Renault, Niti Aayog and more

In this EV news wrap we bring you to headline of the week including Revolt RV 400, Renault, Niti Aayog and more Revolt RV 400 इलेक्ट्रिक बाइक से उठा पर्दा Revolt Motors ने मंगलवार को अपनी पहली इलेक्ट्रिक मोटरसाइकल Revolt RV 400 से पर्दा उठा दिया। यह पूरी तरह इलेक्ट्रिक बाइक है, जिसे अगले महीने […]

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Solar News Wrap: SunPower, Solar Tariff, Adani Green and more

Here we bring you top headlines of the week from solar industry Power Minister RK Singh  assures support for development of power and renewable energy sector in Rajasthan SunPower sues former executive over trade secrets Solar power tariff remains low at Rs 2.5 per unit in SECI auction The solar industry needs to act proactively […]

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