Monthly Archives: January 2020

Ampere Electric opens new EV dealership in Chennai

Ampere Electric, a wholly owned electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton announced opening of its new EV dealership in Chennai, to cater the growing customer demand for electric vehicles. This is the 200th dealership by Ampere in the country and part of the bigger expansion strategy of the company. Zero emission Ampere electric scooters will […]

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Amazon, Flipkart need to establish system for collecting plastic waste: CPCB to NGT

 E-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart need to fulfil their extended producer responsibility under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 and need to establish a system for collecting back the plastic waste generated due to the packaging of their products, the Central Pollution Control Board told the NGT on Tuesday. The apex pollution monitoring body told […]

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India needs over 1000 GW of solar power capacity to replace coal mining jobs: Study

According to a study published in the journal, Environmental Research Letters, India would need over 1000 GW of solar power capacity to replace coal mining jobs. As the countries across the globe shifts its focus from fossil fuel to renewable energy, ensuring that coal miners find jobs locally in other industries is now a precondition. […]

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BNEF: In 2019 Corporate Clean Energy Buying jumped to 44%, Sets New Record

Corporations bought a record amount of clean energy through power purchase agreements, or PPAs, in 2019, up more than 40% from the previous year’s record. The majority of this purchasing occurred in the United States, but also underpinning the strong uptrend is a surge in corporate sustainability commitments around the world. BloombergNEF (BNEF) finds in […]

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India needs to prioritise solar rooftop among residential, industrial users: WRI

India needs to prioritise solar rooftop among residential and industrial users for achieving its 100GW solar energy target by 2022, a report said. Demand aggregation mechanism’ could help accelerate energy efficiency and scale up the deployment of solar power in residential apartment complexes and MSMEs, according to the World Resource Institute (WRI) India. “For India […]

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Wind energy capacity addition likely to be subdued this FY: ICRA Report

ICRA in its new report said that wind energy capacity addition will likely be subdued this financial year amid challenges like payment delays from discoms and a tight financing environment. Though on a year-on-year basis, capacity addition is likely to improve to about 2.5 GW in FY2020, from 1.6 GW in FY2019, achieving the 60 […]

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Rosepetal Solar arm of Adani Green wins 700 MW hybrid capacity

Rosepetal Solar Energy (RSEPL), a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) won 700 MW solar-wind hybrid capacity from Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML) after AEML received necessary approval from  Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission. RSEPL participated in a tender issued by Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML) for the procurement of 350 MW grid-connected wind-solar hybrid […]

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BattRE IOT electric scooter launched: Here is what you should know

BattRE Electric Mobility has launched internet connected electric scooter BattRE IOT at Rs 79,999 (ex-showroom). Here we bring you list of things that you should know about the electric scooter:- The all news electric scooter BattRE IOT will be available on Amazon.in According to the company this is the second internet-connected scooter of India launched […]

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Ather 450X electric scooter launched: 10 things that you should know

Ather Energy recently launched the much-awaited electric scooter 450X in India, at a starting price of Rs 99,000 (ex-showroom, Bengaluru). Here we bring you 10 things that you should know about the Ather 450X electric Scooter:- The all news electric scooter will be available in two different variants, Plus and Pro. There are three different […]

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NGOs take Total to court over greenhouse gas emission

Fourteen local authorities, together with the NGOs Notre Affaire à Tous, Sherpa, France Nature Environnement, Eco Maires and ZEA, are taking the oil giant Total to court, requesting that Total be ordered to take the necessary measures to drastically reduce its greenhouse gases emissions. This is the first litigation in France that aims to raise […]

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