EU sets 100 pc emission reduction for new cars, vans by 2035

The European Council and the European Parliament have reached a provisional political agreement on stricter CO2 emission performance standards for new cars and vans. The landmark a... Read More

MHI introduces comprehensive testing parameters for safety of Batteries in EVs

The Indian Union Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI) has notified fresh testing parameters for electric vehicles to enhance their battery safety. These tests are followed and widely... Read More

World Energy Outlook 2022: Historic turning point towards cleaner future

International Energy Agency (IEA) has recently released the latest edition of its annual flagship publication on global energy market – the World Energy Outlook 2022. The report ob... Read More

US DoE announces American Battery Material Initiative

The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has recently announced the launch of the 'American Battery Material Initiative', a dedicated effort to... Read More

US awards $2.8 billion towards battery manufacturing for EVs, energy storage

The Biden-Harris Administration has recently announced the first set of projects funded by the President's Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to expand domestic manufacturing of batteri... Read More

Chile passes major legislation incentivizing energy storage, e-mobility

Chile's congress has unanimously approved a bill promoting investments in energy storage and electric mobility in the country. The legislation is aimed at addressing powe... Read More

GOI includes Energy Storage Systems (ESS) in Harmonized Master List of Infrastructure

In a significant recognition to the energy storage as an essential infrastructure in India, the Union government of India has updated its 'Harmonized Master List of Infrastructure'... Read More

All 50 states in the US to get EV charging stations covering 75,000 miles of highway

In a historic move, the Biden-Harris Administration has approved the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plans that will help build EV charging stations across all... Read More

ETN Roundtable: TN’s revised EV policy to focus on incentives, charging infra

Claimed as the 'EV Capital of India', the Indian state of Tamil Nadu is rightly leveraging its robust automotive manufacturing and R&D ecosystem to strengthen its EV and batter... Read More

ETN Roundtable: Addressing the financial gap in India’s EV transition

India has made a strong commitment to e-mobility. The country's EV transition is gaining traction due to demand creation, State EV policies, and domestic manufacturing. Concurrentl... Read More

UN declares the right to a healthy environment as a human right

In a historic move, the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday (July 28) declared that everyone on the planet has a right to a healthy environment. The resolution pa... Read More

Monash Univ. to explore energy storage market design

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) on Monday announced $495,000 in funding to the Grid Innovation Hub at the Monash Energy Institute, Monash University to conduct a stu... Read More

EU approves €5.4 billion support for IPCEI Hy2Tech program covering H2 value chain

The European Commission has recently approved 'Important Project of Common European Interest' (IPCEI) program to support research, innovation and industrial deployment in the ... Read More

Chhattisgarh sanctions state EV policy, aimed at accelerating e-mobility adoption

The Chhattisgarh government has announced that it has approved its Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy 2022 to make the state an EV-manufacturing hub, create employment, and reduce enviro... Read More

China’s ‘dual-credit’ policy: Top carmakers with positive NEV credits (2021)

Credited as one of the prime policy push forcing carmakers into electrification in the country, China's 'dual-credit' policy mandates those car manufacturers that fail to meet fuel... Read More

All EVs, including EVs with swappable batteries eligible for 5% GST

The 47th Goods and Services Taxes (GST) Council meeting chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman concluded in Chandigarh last week. The two-day meet (June 28- June 29) focuss... Read More

Gap between EV charging infra and demand increasing in Germany: VDA

The German Association of the Automotive Industry or VDA has recently published its latest e-charging network ranking report. It observes that Germany still has a lot of catching u... Read More

EV fires: Govt. to set up new standards for EV batteries

 The Consumer Affairs Ministry is likely to set new standards for electric vehicles in India, official sources confirmed on Tuesday. These measures have come amid reports of s... Read More

US Govt. makes $500 Million available for electrifying school buses

Recently, the Biden-Harris Administration of the United States of America announced $500 million to be available for school districts and other eligible school bus operators to beg... Read More

India’s National Green Hydrogen Mission announcement expected in two months

The Union government is planning to launch a full-fledged Nation Green Hydrogen Mission in sync with the recently announced Green Hydrogen Policy (GHP) in two months, according to ... Read More

IEA Global EV Outlook 2022: Key recommendations to accelerate EV uptake

The recently released Global EV Outlook 2022 by International Energy Agency (IEA) has outlined key trends and trajectories of the EV market and its supply chain worldwide. The repo... Read More

IESW 2022: Industry Excellence Awards recognizes the best in clean energy, EV ecosystem

Continuing with its tradition of recognizing the best companies, leadership, and pathbreaking projects in the field of energy storage, electric vehicles, green hydrogen, and m... Read More

European Parliament supports reduction in toll rates for EVs, hybrids

Recently, the European Parliament has approved an agreement with EU governments on the revised rules defining the toll charges that member states can impose on road users in trans-... Read More

SECI issues RfS for 500 MW/ 1000MWh standalone BESS pilot projects in India

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a detailed Request for Selection (RfS) document for setting up pilot projects of 500 MW/ 1000MWh standalone Battery Energy Stora... Read More

Delhi govt. grants ₹ 5,500 subsidy for first 10,000 buyers of e-cycles

The Government of Delhi NCT has announced a whooping subsidy of ₹ 5,500 each for the first 10,000 buyers of e-cycles in the city. An additional subsidy of ₹ 2,000 awaits the first ... Read More

High capital intensity, low utilisation results in long payback period for EV charging stations: ICRA

According to a recent research note published by ICRA Research, asset utilisation remains to be a key factor for operating viability of EV charging stations in India. The study est... Read More

ACC PLI – key milestone in a long journey, just begun

In a major milestone for the energy storage industry, in March 2022 the Indian government announced the winners of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for advanced battery... Read More

Making EVs mainstream – Can battery swapping change India’s EV ecosystem?

EVs are increasingly becoming a common sight on Indian roads. As the race for EV adoption intensifies, here's a look at how the battery swapping policy could shape India's EV journ... Read More

ACC PLI: It's official now, Ola, Hyundai, Reliance New Energy Solar, and Rajesh Exports qualify

Confirming earlier media reports, four companies namely, Ola Electric Mobility, Hyundai Global Motors, Reliance New Energy Solar, and Rajesh Exports are selected for incentive unde... Read More

E-waste recycling facility eligible for incentive under SPECS scheme

Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has recently amended the Scheme for Promotion of manufacturing of Electronic Components and Semiconductors (SPECS) ... Read More