Kerosene-Solar Subsidy Swap: A missed opportunity and a new imperative

Author: Vandana Chavan The government has recently put efforts to build upon the existing electricity grid infrastructure to enhance clean energy access to all households in the country. This is expected to be complimented by lowering kerosene PDS allocation and thereby reducing the government’s burden of kerosene subsidies and households’ dependence on subsidised kerosene. Why […]

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National mission on battery storage to boost local manufacturing: SMEV

The setting up of the National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage will encourage local manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs), an industry body said Thursday. Terming the Cabinet’s approval to the plan a “good move,” the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) also said that it would help in significantly reducing […]

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IESA welcomes Govt.’s decision on National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage

Today the government approved setting up of National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage to drive clean, connected, shared and sustainable mobility initiatives in the country. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has welcomed the government’s decision of […]

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FAME II aligns well with the National Mobility Mission 2020 and addresses key issues: Mahesh Babu

Union cabinet recently approved the proposal for implementation of scheme titled ‘Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase II (FAME II)’ for promotion of Electric Mobility in the country. Appreciating the move Mahesh Babu, CEO, Mahindra Electric said “With an outlay of Rs 10,000 crore for a three years, the Indian government […]

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Machine learning can boost the value of wind energy

Carbon-free technologies like renewable energy help combat climate change, but many of them have not reached their full potential. Consider wind power: over the past decade, wind farms have become an important source of carbon-free electricity as the cost of turbines has plummeted and adoption has surged. However, the variable nature of wind itself makes […]

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FAME II will help commit investments in EV: Auto industry

Automobile industry players Friday said the government’s announcement of Rs 10,000-crore FAME-II scheme brings clarity and policy stability, and will provide a big fillip to popularisation of electric vehicles in India. Industry bodies SIAM, SMEV, along with companies like Mahindra & Mahindra and Tata Motors, lauded the phase-II of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid) […]

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Govt drives a paradigm shift towards electric vehicles through FAME II: Amitabh Kant

Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog appreciating the cabinet’s approval of FAME II said it’s a great move, the phase II of FAME, aims to bring electric vehicles cost of ownership at par with internal combustion vehicles and accelerate demand for EVs. After several extension and ambiguity, the cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal for implementation […]

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Thank you GoI for approving FAME II scheme: Pawan Goenka

The Union cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal for implementation of scheme titled ‘Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India Phase II (FAME II)’ for promotion of Electric Mobility in the country. Appreciating the move of the Government Dr Pawan Goenka, MD, Mahindra & Mahindra in a statement said that “We applaud the […]

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FAME II scheme to see faster adoption of EVs: Tata Motors

Tata Motors on Friday said the FAME II scheme would help faster adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country. While welcoming the initiative, the auto major said the revised scheme brings policy stability in the EV space. “We welcome the move by the government on approving FAME II. It brings clarity and policy stability […]

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This technology can power Indian Armed Forces even in war like situation: Dr. Bhaskar

DR. Srinivas Bhaskar Chaganti speaking to Climate Samurai said that his technology can provide green power to Indian Armed forces even in war like situation where solar and wind energy can be easily targeted by the enemies. The Hyderabad based scientist has spent over 20 years of his life working on Flywheel Power Multiplication and […]

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