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India Gives Up On Tidal Power

March 30th, 2020 | by Saurabh

India has given up on development of two tidal power plants. High costs associated with setting up tidal power plants is the reason behind Indian government’s decision


Indian Coal Mining Company Tenders 115 Megawatts Of Solar Projects

March 23rd, 2020 | by Saurabh

Rarely do we see companies following up on their renewable energy commitments with concrete actions, more so when companies are giants in the fossil fuel sector. However, a coal mining company in India has turned out to be an outlier in this regard and is taking measures to set up large-scale solar power projects


Indian Solar Imports From China Down 40% In Three Years

March 22nd, 2020 | by Smiti

India has witnessed a sharp fall in the value of solar cells and modules imported from China between April 2017 and March 2019, the government has revealed. The decline is the direct result of safeguard duties imposed by the Indian government in


India x Cleantech — March 2020

March 18th, 2020 | by Saurabh

Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country


What Is More Effective Emissions-Wise, Solar Panels Or Trees?

February 29th, 2020 | by Anand Upadhyay

There has been a lot of discussion on the web on choosing between solar PV systems or trees in order to reduce one’s carbon emissions. Even beyond comparison to solar systems, quantifying the value of a tree has been coming up consistently nowadays


India Plans Incentives To Woo Renewable Energy Companies Back To Auctions

February 27th, 2020 | by Smiti

India is struggling to attract renewable energy companies to set up new projects. Multiple factors, like delays in setting up transmission support infrastructure, delays in payment by off-takers, threats of retrospective changes to power purchase agreements, and delays in regulatory approvals have pushed developers away from recent tenders


India x Cleantech — February 2020

February 17th, 2020 | by Saurabh

Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country


Coronavirus Outbreak Could Hit India’s Solar Growth

February 17th, 2020 | by Saurabh

The Coronavirus crisis in China will likely have far-reaching ramifications across the world as manufacturing has slowed down sharply. Among the various sectors likely to feel the pinch of this spreading disease is the solar power sector


Tata Nexon EV Launches In India, Starting <$20,000 — Will It Come To Europe?

January 28th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Tata Motors has just launched the home-grown Nexon EV in India for just under US$20,000 (₹1,399,000) with real world range of around 120 miles (193 km), 1-hour DC charging, 8-year battery and powertrain warranty, and 5-star global NCAP safety rating. Alongside the recent launch of the MG ZS EV and the Hyundai Kona EV in India, 2020 looks set to be a breakout year for EV sales


How Electric Vehicles Are Better For Cities

January 22nd, 2020 | by Jake Richardson

If anyone tells you that electric vehicles are no better for the environment, tell them they’re not only better for the environment, they’re better for human health too


Coal Makes A Comeback In India, New Capacity Up 73% In 2019

January 20th, 2020 | by Saurabh

India witnessed a sharp rise in new coal-based power generation capacity last year, with dirty power plants accounting for 44% of the total new power generation capacity added in the country. The share is a huge increase from just 21% in 2017 and 25% in


India x Cleantech — January 2020

January 17th, 2020 | by Saurabh

Welcome to another issue of our new India x Cleantech series! On a monthly basis, we are pulling news from across clean technology sectors in India into a single, concise summary article about the country


10 Cool Solar Power Stories You May Have Missed

January 4th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Too much cleantech news is a good thing, but it sometimes means I need to stuff a bunch of big stories into one article. Following some roundups of autonomous driving news and battery & EV charging news, here's one more roundup of some cool cleantech stories no one wanted to take and write full pieces about. This one is 100% focused on solar power


Piaggio Launches Electric Ape With Battery Swap Tech

December 27th, 2019 | by Jo Borrás

The Piaggio Ape (that's "app-eh," not "ape") E-City will feature a long flat battery mounted low in the chassis. That design will help the three-wheeler to maximize interior cargo volume while also aiding in dynamic handling. That's because the heavy battery will help naturally lower the E-City's center of gravity



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