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About Smiti

Smiti works as a senior solar engineer at a reputed engineering and management consultancy. She has conducted due diligence of several solar PV projects in India and Southeast Asia. She has keen interest in renewable energy, green buildings, environmental sustainability, and biofuels. She currently resides in New Delhi, India.



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Indian EVs Become Cheaper After Tax Rate Cut

August 6th, 2019 | by Smiti

The Indian government recently announced fresh measures to promote the sale of electric vehicles. The Government of India notified that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate on electric cars, electric chargers as well as electric buses has been reduced


Delhi Launches App To Book Slot At EV Charging Stations

June 17th, 2019 | by Smiti

The first electric vehicle charging station in a public area has been installed in India’s capital city Delhi. Along with the charging station, a mobile phone application has also been launched to help electric vehicle users


Electric Scooter Manufacturer Ather Energy Raises $51 Million in Funding

June 5th, 2019 | by Smiti

Bengaluru-based Ather Energy raised a total of $51 million in the latest funding round from multiple investors. Sachin Bansal, the co-founder of one of India’s largest e-commerce website Flipkart, invested $32 million. One of India’s leading two-wheeler manufacturers, Hero MotoCorp converted $19 million debt into equity


India Plans $1.8 Billion Transmission Projects For Renewable Energy Projects

May 27th, 2019 | by Smiti

India has shared details of large power transmission projects dedicated for renewable energy projects in the western parts of the country. The transmission projects are part of the Green Energy Corridors program that was envisaged to support the massive renewable energy capacity addition targets announced by the Indian government.



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