India achieves 10% ethanol blending in petrol: PM Modi

On the occasion of the 50th World Environment Day celebrated worldwide on June 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that India has achieved a milestone of 10% ethanol blending ...

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ACME Cleantech to set up green H2, ammonia plant worth Rs. 52,000 crore in Karnataka

Gurugram-based ACME Cleantech Solutions Private Limited has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Karnataka to set up green hydrog...

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Union Minister Bhagwant Khuba unveils NSEFI’s Pan-India Rooftop Solar Awareness Campaign

Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy, Bhagwant Khuba launched the Pan-India Rooftop Solar Awareness Campaign in an event at Bidar, Karnataka in the presence of V Sunil Ku...

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Tata Motors, BluSmart ink agreement for 10,000 XPRES T EVs

In yet another step towards accelerating the transition to sustainable transportation, Tata Motors, on World Environment Day, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Blu...

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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...

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Deadline extended: UNIDO-FLCTD Innovation Challenge 2022

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has extended the deadline for submitting applications for its annual UNIDO-FLCTD (Facility of Low Carb...

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Davos 2022: Key announcements by India towards energy transition

Global leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum (WEF) last week in Davos, Switzerland to discuss government policies and business strategies for improving the state of the worl...

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BASF, Nano One ink JDA for LiB materials

Nano One® Materials Corp. (Nano One) and BASF SE (BASF) have announced they have signed a joint development agreement (JDA). Under the JDA, the companies will co-develop a process ...

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BOOSTing generation performance & revenues of storage assets

As more storage assets come online, the ability to optimize asset performance and strategically schedule and bid energy and regulation will become increasingly valuable, driving st...

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eBikeGo, Log9 Supplies join forces for forthcoming Velocipedo, e-bike

Electric bike startup eBikeGo has announced that it has signed a pact with advanced battery expertise platform Log 9 Supplies for its upcoming electrical trike Velocipedo. Log9 Sup...

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Securing a robust raw materials supply chain: Challenges and Opportunities

As India's endeavors in making the energy transition, catch momentum, the recent efforts in domestic battery manufacturing will prove critical in ensuring energy security for the c...

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Maharashtra state, ReNew Power ink MoU for RE projects worth 50K crore at WEF, Davos

The Maharashtra energy department has announced that it has signed an MoU of Rs. 50,000 crore with ReNew power at Davos for investments in renewable energy in the state for the nex...

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EV-ride hailing platform BluSmart secures $50 million to enhance its fleet

Electric ride-hailing platform BluSmart has announced that it has raised $50 million in a mix of equity and venture debt funding as the New Delhi-based company is looking to add 5,...

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Wartsila, Capwatt join forces for green H2 blending project in Portugal

The technology group Wärtsilä has announced that it will with the Portuguese energy solutions provider and independent power producer Capwatt in the testing of green hydrogen and n...

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EESL to lease out its EVC infra ops, aims 1,800 new charging points

State-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has announced that it is set to lease out its electric vehicle charging infrastructure operations across the country. The compan...

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IESW 2022: Tapping the bright prospects for e-Mobility manufacturing

The electric vehicle industry in India is picking pace with 100 percent FDI possible, new manufacturing hubs, and increased push to improving charging infrastructure.   Mobili...

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Ather Grid, Magenta ChargeGrid partners to set up EVC grids across India

Ather Grid has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Magenta ChargeGrid to install Ather Grid for electric two-wheelers across locations in the coun...

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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...

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Innovation Challenge 2022: Bringing low-carbon technologies to market

In order to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, investments in clean energy need to increase manifold. The Facility for Low Carbon Technology Deployment's (FLCTD) annu...

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Ather Energy raises $128 million in Series E funding round from NIIFL’s SOF, Hero MotoCorp

Ather Energy has announced the completion of its Series E round of funding with the signing of investment agreements amounting to $128 million with National Investment and Infrastr...

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SUN Mobility, Greaves Electric Mobility ink MoU for battery swapping tech

SUN Mobility, the energy infrastructure, and services provider for electric vehicles (EVs), and Greaves Electric Mobility (GEM) have announced that they have signed an MoU to work ...

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IESA decade: Building a credible energy storage community

Set up in 2012, the India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) celebrates 10 fruitful years, this year on 3rd May. Having had a humble beginning with just five members, the alliance has ...

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Battery Nation in the making

The government push for battery cell manufacturing in India on a larger scale had begun a while ago, but it is with the introduction of the PLI schemes for ACC and electric vehicle...

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Raw material ambition: Local content to global supply

The overwhelming response to the ACC PLI scheme has set the ball rolling for giga-scale manufacturing of battery cells in India. It has also opened up the space for raw material co...

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Action stations for a battery nation in the making

To speed up the shift towards energy storage, renewable energy, and EVs, PM Modi announced at COP26 a target of 500 GW of non-fossil fuel energy usage by 2030. The FAME II, the Aut...

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IESW 2022: Advanced energy storage has a significant demand potential in the Indian market

Emphasizing the significant demand potential for advanced energy storage technologies in the Indian market, Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President of IESA and MD of CES (India) kickstarte...

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IESW 2022: Battery safety on spotlight

Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President - IESA Dr. Walawalkar express that it is a great benefit to India that thought leaders like UL chose to partner with IESA in 2016, where IESA and UL...

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IESW 2022: Empowering communities through energy access and microgrids

An interesting session moderated by Nitin Akhade, Manager - MICRO, Customized Energy Solutions (CES), who also spoke about his experience leading the Rural Electrification and Live...

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IESW 2022: Encouraging market-ready innovations to fill the technology gap

IESA has partnered with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) for FLCTD Innovation Challenge for technology innovation in beta deployment of energy storage...

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Nexcharge begins mass production of Li-ion battery at its Gujarat facility

Nexcharge, a JV between Exide Industries and Leclanché SA, has announced the inauguration of its state-of-the-art, fully automated manufacturing plant at Prantij in Gujarat. The co...

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