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Interview: Mahua Acharya, MD & CEO, Convergence Energy Services Ltd.

In an exclusive interview with Climate Samurai , Mahua Acharya, MD & CEO, Convergence Energy Services Ltd. shared about the company , carbon credits, business models around the second life of batteries and more. Here is the excerpt You started heading CESL at a time when most of the companies were facing COVID 19 heat […]

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Budget 2021 Expectations: Debi Prasad Dash, Executive Director, IESA

IESA has been actively working in the space of energy storage, electric vehicle, renewable integration & microgrids for the past many years. It has recently enhanced engagement with various GOI Ministries, state utilities & national labs to prioritize the pilot energy storage projects and R&D initiatives. IESA have 120+ energy storage and e-mobility ecosystem players […]

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Inverted Energy announces buyback programme for e-rickshaw batteries

Lithium-ion battery maker Inverted Energy Pvt Ltd on Monday announced a buyback programme for its e-rickshaw batteries, offering to pay Rs 10,000 upon expiry of the product warranty period. The programme will be launched on October 20 with an aim to encourage e-rickshaw owners to switch to green energy, the company said in a statement. […]

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EV market likely to be Rs 50,000 crore opportunity in India by 2025: Report

The electric vehicle (EV) market is likely to be a Rs 50,000-crore opportunity in India by 2025, with two- and three-wheelers expected to drive higher electrification of the vehicles in the medium term in the wake of COVID 19, according to a report. The report by Avendus Capital, which is an investment banking arm of […]

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BHEL commissions solar PV plant at Bina in Madhya Pradesh for Indian Railways

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned a 1.7 MW Solar PV Plant at Bina in Madhya Pradesh for the Indian Railways. The plant will directly feed power to traction systems of Indian Railways. The project is a landmark achievement in the history of solar power, as this is the first time that solar […]

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Budget to boost investment in renewable energy sector

Cheering the government’s proposal to set up mega manufacturing plants for solar cells, batteries and solar charging infrastructure, industry experts said the move will give a boost to the sunrise industry and Make in India programme. The industry experts, however, noted that such initiatives would require larger support structure in the form of soft loans, […]

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Researchers improve recycling process for lithium-ion batteries

Researchers have improved the recycling process for the lithium-ion batteries. The new process claims to be safer and uses less energy, according to a new study. The details were published in the Journal of Advanced Energy Materials. The new recycling method involves collecting cathode particles from spent lithium-ion batteries. The mixture is then heat treated […]

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Panasonic studying further investments in Tesla gigafactory: Report

Panasonic is reportedly reviewing its investments in battery production. According to Reuter, the company following a Nikkei report that stated that the “two had frozen spending plans”, said- Panasonic is studying further investments in battery production at its gigafactory joint venture with Tesla. This is actually deepening concerns about demand for the carmaker’s electric vehicles. […]

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Do solar panels and home batteries save energy?

The energy produced over the lifetime of typical rooftop solar panels more than makes up for the energy it takes to make, mount and then eventually recycle them. But adding a home battery usually lowers those dividends, according to new research from Stanford University. Previous studies estimated the energy output to be about nine times […]

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