Monthly Archives: February 2021

Shyam Sunder,Co-founder and CEO, Cleanlabel

Bengaluru-based startup Cleanlabel came up with innovative way for zero waste living, the firm delivers organic essentials in reusable packaging that is collected, sterilized and reused, making healthy eating and zero-waste the new, clean standard. Cleanlabel allows groceries to reach consumers without any plastic, making it easy to go waste-free. We reached out to Shyam […]

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Delhi govt switches to EV, EESL hopeful, Ampere Electric, Fisker and Foxconn deal, Huawei EV plan and more

This Week’s EV News Wrap includes: Delhi govt switches to EV, EESL hopeful on Delhi government’s EV plan, Ampere Electric , Fisker and Foxconn deal, Huawei EV plan and more Delhi government finally releases order to switch to Electric Vehicles Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has announced that all departments of the Delhi government will […]

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India needs to be ready to ride the energy storage wave: IEEFA

Battery storage, green hydrogen and flexible coal-fired power generation can help India address its next big challenge of integrating large-scale variable renewable energy into the electricity grid over the next decade, according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). “The transition to low-cost, variable renewable energy generation requires a flexible […]

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EcoEx launches digital marketplace to facilitate exchange of plastic credit certificates

EcoEx, a start-up in the plastic waste management sector, has launched India’s first digital marketplace to facilitate exchange of plastic credit certificates and strengthen the plastic recycling infrastructure. As per the Uniform Framework for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR, under Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016) released by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, plastic producers, importers and […]

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Ampere Electric launches ‘Ampowering Change’an initiative to accelerate EV adoption

Ampere Vehicles, , has announced a special customer education initiative called ‘Ampowering Change’ to enable India to save more with electric scooters predominantly due to the rising fuel prices in the country. The objective of this initiative is to celebrate SAVINGS WEEK across all 500 touchpoints, accelerate EV adoption with DRIVE MORE, SAVE MORE information, […]

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India added 1.1GW of onshore wind projects in 2020- lowest new in a decade: BNEF

India added 1.1GW of onshore wind projects in 2020 – the lowest new build in a decade. Siemens Gamesa kept its crown as market leader by accounting for nearly half of all capacity commissioned last year, with GE ranking second. Local suppliers lost ground against global turbine makers, as Inox and Suzlon together supplied 23% […]

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Flipkart to deploy over 25,000 EV in its Supply Chain by 2030

Homegrown e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart has announced that it will deploy more than 25,000 electric vehicles (EVs)by 2030. This is in line with Flipkart’s public commitment to transition to electric vehicles across its city logistics fleet and help set up charging infrastructure around delivery hubs and offices to fast track the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) […]

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Fisker and Foxconn set to collaborate on Electric Vehicle project

Fisker Inc. has announced that it has entered into a MOU with Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) supporting a project to develop a breakthrough electric vehicle. Highlights of the proposed collaboration, codenamed ‘Project PEAR’ (Personal Electric Automotive Revolution): Fisker and Foxconn to jointly develop a breakthrough new segment vehicle. Foxconn to manufacture the vehicle at projected […]

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GWEC and GSC calls on Mexican government to restore country’s transition to clean energy

The leading global renewable energy bodies, the Global Wind Energy Council and the Global Solar Council, jointly called upon the government of Mexico to urgently restore the country’s transition away from expensive and polluting fossil fuels, and reset the course to a sustainable future based on competitive, clean renewable energy. A joint statement was published on Wednesday in response to the […]

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