Tags: Rocky Mountain Institute

Covid-19 to impact electric vehicle market?

Electric vehicles market in India may experience a shift as consumers seek affordable products amid COVID-19, and it could make manufacturers resume production for conventional vehicles, according to a report. The report – Towards a Clean Energy Economy: Post-COVID-19 Opportunities in India’s Energy and Mobility Sectors – is prepared by government think tank Niti Aayog […]

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Post COVID 19 Clean Energy can Support India’s Economic Recovery: Report

NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) in its new report identify how COVID-19 is beginning to influence the clean energy transition in India, specifically for the transport and power sectors. The report recommends principles and strategic opportunities for the country’s leaders to drive economic recovery and maintain momentum towards a clean energy economy. COVID-19 […]

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U.S. Will Lag Behind The Global Transition To Electric Vehicles

Rocky Mountain Institute in its report release revealed that as soon as 2023, people in India, Indonesia and the Philippines will find sticker prices on electric vehicles that rival their gasoline-powered ancestors, but it may take seven more years for the United States to reach the same threshold. RMI’s “Breakthrough Batteries” report also revealed that […]

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EVs sold through 2030 can save 474 million ton of oil: Niti Aayog

NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute in a recent report titled “India’s Electric Mobility Transformation: Progress to Date and Future Opportunities” revealed that Electric Vehicles (EVs) sold in India through 2030 can save 474 million tons of oil equivalent, worth INR 1521 thousand crores over their lifetime. This would result in net reduction of 14 […]

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First edition of INSPIRE 2017 organized by EESL with World Bank and AEEE kicks off in Jaipur

The first edition of the International Symposium to Promote Innovation & Research in Energy Efficiency (INSPIRE 2017) was kicked off in Jaipur on Monday. The five-day symposium is being organized by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) in partnership with The World Bank, and Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE). INSPIRE 2017 is an International […]

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Electric vehicles are economically & practically viable for our cities: Nitin Gadkari

“Public transport running on biofuel and electricity is the focus of the government as it would be environment friendly and cost effective” said Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport, Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, while addressing the first edition of ‘Smart Mobility Conference’ organized by FICCI. Gadkari added […]

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India’s transition to electric mobility system can save US$330 billion by 2030: Report

  Overcoming key barriers to vehicle electrification in India’s passenger mobility sector presents an enormous challenge for India—and also a tremendous economic opportunity. India can leapfrog the western mobility paradigm of private-vehicle ownership and create a shared, electric and connected mobility system, saving 876 million metric tons of oil equivalent, worth US$330 billion (INR 20 […]

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