EU, Japan to deepen cooperation on hydrogen investments, supply chain

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A close cooperation between European Union (EU) and Japan will be essential for promoting renewable and low-carbon hydrogen globally and ensuring standards and regul...

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Rheinmetall bags €7.7 mn German subsidies for hydrogen, electrification projects

German automotive and arms supplier Rheinmetall has confirmed funding from the federal government of Germany and the state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) worth about €7....

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Dutch Minister Jetten hosts 2nd roundtable of International H2 Trade Forum

Source: Netherlands Enterprise Agency

Early this week, the second Ministerial-Executive Roundtable was hosted by the International Hydrogen Trade Forum (IHTF) and the Hydrogen Council in Rotterdam, The Nether...

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Netherlands announces €250 mn in subsidies to 7 green hydrogen projects

In an effort to boost the production of green hydrogen in the country, the Dutch government opened an incentive scheme last autumn. After the successful completion of the comp...

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Netherlands earmarks €100 mn as incentives for battery storage deployment

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The Dutch government recently announced €100 million in subsidies for the development and integration of battery storage in solar PV projects covering about 160...

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Austria set to invest €400 mn for domestic green hydrogen projects

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Austria is working on a new subsidy package that aims to pump in €400 million for renewable hydrogen production in the country, via the EU sponsored European Hy...

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Vietnam's national hydrogen strategy targets 10-20 mtpa by 2050

Source: Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade

Vietnam has recently approved its national hydrogen production strategy, seeking international investors to establish a production ecosystem in the country for both green and ...

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Egypt enacts law to offer up to 55% tax credit, non-tax incentives for H2 projects

The Egyptian parliament has recently passed a bill that seeks to offer green hydrogen project developers a significant tax credit of 33-55 percent, along with a host of non-tax inc...

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COP28: GEAPP's multilateral consortium targets 5GW of battery storage by 2024

Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, at the launch of the Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) Consortium in COP28. Source:

At the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, about 11 countries have committed to a global consortium as part of a collaborative effort to secur...

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WESD 2023: EV battery manufacturing fast evolving in Europe; needs pro-active policy

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The 2023 edition of the World Energy Storage Day global conference organized by India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) witnessed critical discussions on the e-mobility and related ma...

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Weekend Roundup: India may put EVs in priority lending list, BYD buys Jabil's China mobility operations

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India could include EVs under its priority sector lending category to make it cheaper for companies to raise funds, Reuters reported, citing an unidentified government official. Th...

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Canada becomes first G20 nation to detail wind-up of fossil fuel subsidies

Canada has clarified that the assessment framework will not revoke multi-year subsidies already in place. Image: Pexels

Canada has released an assessment framework for eliminating fossil fuel subsidies, becoming the first member of the G20 to deliver on the grouping's 2009 announcement to undertake ...

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Vision of inter-connected green grids crucial to meet climate goals: PM Modi at G20

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the G20 Energy Ministers Meet via a video message.

In his special address at the G20 Energy Ministers Meet in Goa yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the need for concerted efforts by nations i...

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CEM-14/MI-8 meetings affirm India's quintessential leadership in global energy transition

The Ministerial meeting of the 14th Clean Energy Ministerial and 8th Mission Innovation gathering held in Goa yesterday saw the active participation of representatives fr...

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UAE national hydrogen strategy aims 15 million tonnes of green H2 by 2050

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has recently declared its national hydrogen strategy as part of its larger efforts to triple the country's renewable energy capacity by 20...

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New kid on the bloc: India joins global critical mineral partnership

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In one of the key developments during PM Modi's recent state visit to the US, India was included as the newest partner in the Mineral Security Partnership (MSP), a global init...

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IESA lauds Budget 2023-24 as forward-looking and growth-oriented

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA), India's leading clean energy technology industry alliance, has welcomed the Union government's latest budgetary announcements as progress...

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Budget 2023-24: IESA suggests tax cuts, credit guarantee, PLI for stationary storage

India's clean tech industry alliance India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has made a detailed representation to the Union Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman early thi...

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EU's 'Green Deal Industrial Plan' likely to boost energy storage in Europe

The European Union (EU) has proposed a new comprehensive support package to boost renewable energy and clean technology innovation including battery manufacturing and energy storag...

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IESA initiates India Electric Mobility Council (IEMC) to support EV ecosystem

India Energy storage Alliance (IESA), India's leading clean energy and technology alliance, has announced the launching of a dedicated electric mobility and EV Infrastructure platf...

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Indian cabinet approves ₹19,744 crore National Green Hydrogen Mission

The Union cabinet of India chaired by PM Narendra Modi has approved the much-awaited National Green Hydrogen Mission. In pursuit of making the country a global hub f...

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EBA calls for action to prevent battery investment outflows from Europe to US

In a recently held high-level meeting by European Battery Alliance (EBA) with European Commission Vice-President Šefčovič, the stakeholders discussed on the impact of the...

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CEA to recommend ceiling for service charges levied by states for EV charging

The Indian Union Ministry of Power has brought two amendments to the revised and consolidated 'Guidelines and Standards for Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles', issued e...

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Singapore announces hydrogen strategy, raises national climate target

Singapore has recently announced its national climate target to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 simultaneously launching its national hydrogen strategy.  At the Singap...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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'...

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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...

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