About Saurabh Mahapatra

Saurabh Mahapatra A young solar enthusiast from India keeping an eye on all regulatory, policy and market updates from one of the fastest emerging solar power markets in the world.



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Tata Power Launches India’s First Solar Carport

December 14th, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

Indian companies continue to push for innovation with an endeavor to meet the highly ambitious renewable energy target set by the government. The conducive policy and regulatory regime for the development of renewable energy in the country has reaped the first solar-powered carport.


Mahindra & Uber Partner To Push EVs In India

November 29th, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

India’s leading electric vehicles manufacturer, Mahindra & Mahindra, and Uber have announced a partnership to introduce electric vehicles as taxis across Indian cities to make the most of the policy push by the government for cleaner transportation.


India Plans National Standards For EV Charging Stations

November 27th, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

India’s Ministry of Heavy Industries has adopted recommendations for the implementation of national standards for electric vehicle charging stations -- Bharat EV Charger AC-001 and Bharat EV Charger DC-001.


World’s Cheapest Car, The Tata Nano, Will Return As An EV

November 26th, 2017 | by Saurabh Mahapatra

Tata Motors created a global sensation in 2009 with the launch of Nano as the cheapest car, but the model could not live up to its expectations. Now, Tata Motors is planning to launch an electric version of the Nano car for exclusive use as a fleet car.



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