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California’s Community Choice Aggregators are Filling the Gaps in EV Charger Investment

CCAs haven’t invested as much as utilities in EV charging infrastructure. New state grants for Silicon Valley CCAs, munis will help close the gaps. California’s community-choice aggregators are increasingly taking utility customers and signing big renewable energy deals. But CCAs have not matched the billions of dollars of EV charging infrastructure investments being made by […]

Energy storage, EVs boosted by India Budget

India’s newly appointed finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, has unveiled the country’s full-year budget that discussed support for lithium battery and electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing, as well as a focus on solar charging infrastructure for EVs. The budget runs up to 31 March 2020, following prime minister Narendra Modi’s recent thumping victory in the world’s largest […]

Auto industry gets an electric boost in FY20 Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden Budget provides tax incentives and GST cuts for electric vehicles. ‘The future is electric,’ reiterates the Union Budget 2019-20. In her maiden Budget speech on Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an income tax deduction of ₹1.5 lakh on loans for electric vehicles to incentivise their purchase. The loan is […]