Monthly Archives: March 2021

ReNew Power Announces Commissioning of 300 MW Wind Farm

ReNew Power has announced that it has commissioned a 300 megawatt (MW) wind power generation facility in the Indian state of Gujarat. The project was previously awarded to ReNew’s operating subsidiary ReNew Wind Energy (AP2) Private Limited in a competitive E-reverse auction conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India.  As previously announced, ReNew has […]

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Arrival microfactories, Cognizant acquires ESG Mobility, Sun Mobility and TPDDL, Geliose Mobility HOPE

This week’s EV News Wrap Includes Arrival microfactories, Cognizant acquires ESG Mobility, Sun Mobility and TPDDL, Geliose Mobility HOPE and more Arrival- electric van startup reportedly planning more microfactories this year British electric van and bus startup Arrival Ltd will announce investments in more “microfactories” throughout 2021 as it expands its global manufacturing presence said […]

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Geliose Mobility an IIT Delhi incubated startup’s electric scooter has running cost of 20 paise per km

Geliose Mobility, an IIT Delhi incubated startup, has launched ‘HOPE’, an electric scooter.With running cost around 20 Paisa/km, HOPE is a perfect fit for cost effective delivery and local commute. The vehicle falls under exemption category with a top speed of 25 km/hr and does not require driving license or registration for driving on the […]

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Wardwizard aims for 25 percent of overall EV Market in India

Wardwizard Innovations & Mobility Limited, the first-ever company listed on BSE under the electric vehicle category aims to achieve 25 percent of the overall EV vehicle market in India. With a market capitalization of more than INR 1800 crores, Wardwizard envisions the dawn of a new era for the Indian economy. The company has set […]

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Lithium Survey: 80% willing to purchase an electric vehicle at price parity

COVID-19 has been a trigger for many around the world with regard to their habits and conscious choices have been made towards living a sustainable lifestyle, particularly for those working from home. With the lockdown extending for almost a year, the environment has had the time to bounce back while people have had the opportunity […]

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Climate change may hurt Indian manufacturing due to heat stress on workers: Study

One-degree Celsius rise in annual temperatures may lead to two per cent drop in productivity levels of industrial units and climate change may hurt the Indian manufacturing sector owing to heat stress on workers, a new study has said. The study by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago used several high-frequency micro-data […]

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Basic custom duty effect – Solar tariff likely to rise in near term says ICRA

Because of imposition of basic custom duty on equipment, solar power tariffs may rise in near term ,though they would remain cost competitive for the off-takers, ICRA Ratings said on Wednesday. ICRA”s outlook for renewable energy (RE) sector is ”Stable” because of factors such as continued policy support from the Government of India, large growth […]

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R.K. Singh launches GRAM UJALA programme in Varanasi

R.K. Singh, the Union Minister of State (I/C) for Power & New and Renewable Energy, launched the GRAM UJALA programme on Wednesday in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Under this program Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), will distribute high quality LED bulbs, at an affordable cost of 10 […]

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183 primary schools in Punjab to go green tapping solar power

In a bid to reduce the cost of electricity in the government schools of the state, the Punjab government would install 3KW solar panels in 183 primary schools at a cost of Rs. 2.74 crore. Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla said that the Education Department is making continuous efforts to further strengthen the infrastructure in […]

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