World Bank working on proposal for $1 bn support to India's BESS, e-mobility sectors

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The World Bank and State Bank of India (SBI) are in talks for a $1 billion line of credit to aid the country's energy transition, according to media reports. The funds will support...

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Amara Raja giga factory will start operations next year

Leading automotive battery maker Amara Raja will have the first giga factory up and running before the end of next year, President Vijayanand Samudrala told the India Battery Manuf...

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From clean energy to clean cooking, Modi outlines vision for rooftop solar + battery installations

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The Government of India will announce a package to make the country atmanirbhar in the battery domain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced. Speaking at the Bharat Mobility event...

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Tata Group invests in Boston-based non-lithium battery startup Alsym Energy

The Tata group has invested in non-lithium battery start-up Alsym Energy. Tata Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Sons, led investment in the Boston-based company's Series C fu...

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Korean automakers Hyundai, Kia to localize production of LFP batteries for India EVs

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Korean automakers Hyundai Motor and Kia Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Exide Energy Solutions to localize EV battery production in India. The move, focu...

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Tata, Shell to collaborate on public EV charging infra in India

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India's leading EV brand Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEM) has signed a non-binding MoU with Shell India Markets Private Limited (SIMPL) to collaborate in establish...

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Has India's new EV policy piqued Tesla's interest? Musk is coming to meet Modi

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India's new EV manufacturing policy is likely to pay a quick dividend. Elon Musk announced that he would be visiting the country to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Looking forw...

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Just 57 companies responsible for 80 percent of global emissions

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Around 80 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions since 2016 can be directly linked to just 57 companies operating in the oil, gas, coal and cement space — and their emissions h...

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Indian Oil ties up with Panasonic for lithium-ion battery foray, feasibility study underway

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Indian Oil and Panasonic Energy Co Ltd, the battery arm of Japan's Panasonic group, have signed a binding term sheet to set up a joint venture unit manufacturing cylindrical lithiu...

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Renault, Nissan put India center stage, look to redraw their EV rollout plan

The Renault Nissan Technology and Business Center India at Chennai, seen here, will become one of the main centers of excellence for the alliance’s work in digital, artificial intelligence, human-machine interface and connectivity areas. Image: RNTBCI

Renault and Nissan last week revealed plans to relook at their India strategy, including previously decided plans for launching electric vehicles in the country. The companies stre...

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SESI 2024: IESA brings stakeholders under one roof to deliberate on India's stationary energy storage sector

Shri Dinesh Jagdale, joint secretary, MNRE, lights the lamp inaugurating the SESI 2024 Conference. Image: IESA

The India Energy Storage Alliance, India's premier body for companies operating in the energy storage, e-mobility and green hydrogen space, launched its 4th international conferenc...

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Tata Electric, HPCL partner to establish public EV charging stations in India

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India's largest e-car manufacturer Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEM) has signed an MOU with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) to collaborate on establishing public charg...

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Odisha launches tender for 500 MW / 2,500 MWh energy storage systems

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India's eastern state of Odisha has invited tenders for 500 MW of energy storage capacity with five hours of peak support for a period of five years. That translates into 2,500 MWh...

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Tata, Cummins JV opens manufacturing facility for hydrogen ICE in India

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Tata Cummins Private Limited (TCPL)'s subsidiary TCPL Green Energy Solutions has recently inaugurated a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Jamshedpur to produce hy...

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JSW-MG Motors combine eyes top spot in NEVs, targets 1 million EV sales by 2030

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JSW Group and MG Motors have officially joined hands to form a new company focused on new electric vehicles (NEVs) in India. The JV -- JSW MG Motor India Pvt Ltd -- will launch a n...

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SESI 2024: Transition to 5G networks will power demand from telecom, data centers

The telecom and datacenter industries are among the primary industrial drivers of energy storage in India. Both industries currently rely on VRLA (valve-regulated lead-acid) batter...

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SESI 2024: GoodEnough Energy announces India's largest BESS manufacturing facility in J&K

Shri Dinesh Jagdale (center) learns about GoodEnough Energy's BESS with CEO Akash Kaushik (right). Image: IESA

GoodEnough Energy, India's first manufacturer of battery energy storage systems, announced it will invest ₹450 crore to set up a 20 GWh per annum capacity plant in Jammu & Kash...

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TVS Motor increases stake in ION Mobility through Singapore subsidiary

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India's TVS Motor Company announced it had increased its stake in Southeast Asian e-mobility player ION Mobility last week. In a stock exchange filing, the company said, "We would ...

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India unveils new EV policy to make country a global manufacturing hub

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India has approved a scheme to promote the country as a manufacturing destination for electric vehicles, a release on the Press Information Bureau, the country's government news se...

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Battery recycling company Lohum raises $54 million in Series B funding

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Battery recycling and reuse company Lohum Cleantech has raised ₹450 crore (about $54 million) as a part of its ongoing Series B round of funding, according to multiple media report...

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India's coal ministry targets 9 GW renewable capacity of its own by 2030

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India's coal ministry is looking to ramp-up deployment of renewable power to reduce its carbon footprint. It is aiming to have 9 GW of renewable capacity by 2030, and a roadmap to ...

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India to call stakeholder meeting for specialized cylinders for storing GH2

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India's Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is looking to convene a meeting of stakeholders to discuss the development of specialized cylinders that can store green h...

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BESS turns cheaper: Gensol, IndiGrid win Gujarat's 250 MW auction at ₹ 4.49 lakh / MW per month

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Gensol Engineering and IndiGrid 2 Ltd were declared the winners of Gujarat's auction for the development of 250 MW/ 500 MWh Standalone Battery Energy Storage Systems in the state.G...

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India cuts royalties for mining 12 critical minerals, including Vanadium

India's Cabinet has approved new royalty rates for mining of 12 critical and strategic minerals -- Beryllium, Cadmium, Cobalt, Gallium, Indium, Rhenium, Selenium, Tantalum, Telluri...

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India to launch second tranche of auction of critical and strategic mineral blocks

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India will launch the second tranche of auction of critical and strategic mineral blocks on February 29, the government informed in a press release. Union Minister of Coal, Mines &...

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SECI commissions India's largest BESS project in Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

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India has successfully commissioned the country's largest energy storage project, a 40 MW / 120 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) connected to a 152 MWh solar photovoltaic p...

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NTPC announces India's largest green H2 plant as country eyes transport pilot

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The Pudimadaka Green Hydrogen Hub, coming up in Andhra Pradesh, will likely require 4 GW of electrolyzers and at least 8 GW of renewable energy  NTPC, India's state-owned powe...

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India might open nuclear power to private investment, eyes 11,000 MW of new capacity

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The Government of India is planning to throw open its nuclear sector to private investment to achieve its target of emissions-free power, Reuters reports, quoting government source...

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Ashok Leyland breaks ground for a greenfield plant to build electric buses

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Indian commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland has announced the ground-breaking of its new integrated commercial vehicle plant focused on green mobility, whic...

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Tata Power eyes 2,800 MW of pumped hydro storage capacity

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Tata Power Company is looking to set up 2,800 MW of pumped hydro storage capacity at an investment of around ₹15,000 crore, CEO Praveer Sinha told reporters. He said the company wo...

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