Monthly Archives: December 2019

Ampere Vehicles expands its Pan-India EV network with 23 new dealerships

Ampere Vehicles announces the expansion of its Electric Vehicle distribution network with 23 new dealerships across the country since September 2019, taking the brand’s presence across India. With the new dealership stores, commuters will now have access to an exciting range of high performing e-scooters that are eco-friendly with running cost as low as 15 paise per […]

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EESL, HPCL to develop Public Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of four National Public Sector Enterprises under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), a Maharatna oil and natural gas company for setting up of Public Charging Infrastructure as part of the National Electric […]

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Scientists shows steps to help countries achieve 100 percent renewable energy

Stanford scientists have outlined new steps that 143 countries around the world can take to attain 100 per cent clean, renewable energy by the year 2050. The roadmap, published in the journal One Earth, uses the latest energy data available in each country to offer more precise guidance on how to reach those commitments. It […]

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UN Green Climate Fund approves first project for North Korea

The UN Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved $752,000 in funding for North Korea to help Pyongyang deal with climate change, marking the first financing project by the fund for the reclusive nation, a media report said. The fund will help North Korea improve its “readiness” to tackle climate change, Yonhap News Agency said in […]

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Delhi EV Policy: Streamlining charging infra to be an uphill task for Delhi govt

The Delhi government is upbeat about its recently launched Electric Vehicle (EV) policy, as it targets inducting thousands of electric vehicles in the near future. But, it is yet to come out with a full-fledged plan on building a robust charging infrastructure, an issue that if not thought through could potentially impede the capital’s shift […]

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Sale of Renewable energy certificate down by 10 percent in December

Sales of renewable energy certificates fell around 10 per cent to 5.04 lakh units in December as compared to 5.59 lakh in the same month a year ago due to lower supply, according to official data. Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) and Power Exchange of India (PXIL) are the two power bourses in the country which […]

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Army distributes solar lanterns to villagers in J&K’s Rajouri

As part of ‘Operation Goodwill’, the Army on Sunday distributed solar rechargeable lanterns in a remote village of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said. The lanterns were distributed in Kheta Basha village, which has about 100 houses with only a handful having electricity connections, Udhampur-based Army PRO Lt Col Abhinav Navneet […]

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Modi Government makes electric cycles cheaper than the ordinary cycles

The Modi government has been defending the multi-tiered rates under GST, saying there cannot be one rate, as different segments of society have to be taxed differently. However, it has emerged that ordinary bicycles used mostly by the low-income group people attract 12 per cent GST while expensive electric bicycles are in the lowest slab […]

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Ampere Reo Elite electric scooter launched, Specs, price and availability

Ampere Vehicles, wholly owned electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton Ltd., announces the launch of new electric scooter named as Reo Elite starting at INR 45,099/- (ex-Bengaluru showroom). Customers can book their Reo Elite starting for just Rs 1,999/- on Ampere’s website and through dealerships in Bengaluru. As part of the safety promotion drive by Ampere , […]

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Fortum expands the shareholder base of its Nordic wind portfolio

Fortum and Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners (CSEIP) have signed an agreement whereby funds advised by CSEIP will acquire an 80% stake in Fortum’s Nordic wind portfolio. Fortum will retain a 20% minority ownership in this wind power portfolio, continue to manage the construction, and serve as long-term asset manager for the wind portfolio. The […]

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