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Soaring diesel prices push bus operators to consider EVs

Fuel prices have been on a boil in India over the last few weeks, with diesel surpassing the Rs 100-per-litre mark in Mumbai on October 9, essentially registering a substantial increase of Rs 36 per litre, between April 1, 2020 and October 16, 2021. While private motorists have been bearing the brunt of the escalating […]

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Hindustan Zinc to Invest $1 Billion to Replace Diesel Vehicles With Battery EVs

Earlier this year, HZL had signed an MoU with Epiroc Rock Drills AB to introduce another fleet of battery electric vehicles in their underground mines for production equipment Mining major Hindustan Zinc Ltd will be investing about USD 1 billion (around ₹7,440 crore) to replace diesel-run vehicles and equipment with battery electric vehicles across its […]

OMERS Private Equity Invests US$100 Million of Growth Capital in NovaSource Power Services – EQ Mag Pro

Diesel Doped with Biodiesel Made from Used Cooking Oil Rolled Out

Diesel, India’s most used fuel, is made from crude oil, for which the nation is 85 per cent dependent on imports. Imports can be reduced if a portion of diesel extracted from fossil oil is supplemented by an equally combustible diesel. New Delhi: India on Tuesday began experimenting with doping diesel with a small portion […]

51 lakh electricity consumers will get zero bills from September 1- Punjab CM – EQ Mag Pro

BMW To Source Aluminum Using Solar Power Starting This Year

BMW announced this month that it’s now sourcing aluminum produced using solar energy. The company described the deal as an important milestone on its path to slash carbon emissions from its supply network. It comes as the firm moves to ramp up its electric vehicle offering, and strategically so. The German carmaker acknowledged that electric vehicles have an […]

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California Sets $200M Budget for ‘Complex, Multi-Property Microgrid’ Projects

Utility funding for community resilience against fire-prevention outages doesn’t go far enough, microgrid groups argue. California regulators have approved a microgrid plan directing $200 million to help communities build networks that can supply power through the state’s extended wildfire-prevention blackouts, a task expected to take years to move from planning to completing its first projects. […]

EIA expects a 2.4% increase in total U.S. electricity consumption in 2022 – EQ Mag Pro

Govt hikes excise duty on petrol, diesel to garner Rs 1.6 lakh crore

Retail prices of petrol and diesel will not be impacted by the tax changes as state-owned oil firms will adjust them against the recent fall in oil prices, industry officials said. New Delhi: The government on Tuesday evening hiked excise duty by a record Rs 10 per litre on petrol and Rs 13 per litre […]

ReNew Power supports Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Har Ghar Tiranga – EQ Mag Pro

Sterlite Power commissions Gurgaon-Palwal transmission project in Haryana

Envisaged as part of the inter-state transmission system project, the Rs 1,027 crore GPTL will meet the peak energy requirements of Haryana, which is expected to reach more than 12,000 MW in FY 2020-21 from 9,000 MW in FY 2014-15 Mumbai: Transmission solutions provider Sterlite Power on Monday said it has commissioned Rs 1,027 crore […]

ReNew Power supports Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Har Ghar Tiranga – EQ Mag Pro

India’s Oct diesel demand falls the most in nearly 3 years

Local sales of diesel, which accounts for about two-fifths of overall fuel consumption, slipped 7.4% year-on-year to 6.51 million tonnes. New Delhi : India’s diesel demand in October fell at its steepest annual rate in nearly three years, provisional government data showed, reflecting subdued industrial and economic activity during the month. Local sales of diesel, […]

51 lakh electricity consumers will get zero bills from September 1- Punjab CM – EQ Mag Pro

No Need to Ban Petrol, Diesel Vehicles; EVs Picking Up Momentum Naturally: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

A panel headed by Niti Aayog Chief Executive Officer Amitabh Kant had earlier suggested that only EVs (three-wheelers and two-wheelers) with an engine capacity of up to 150cc should be sold from 2025 onwards. New Delhi: Allaying fears of the automobile industry, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said there is no need […]

ReNew Power supports Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Har Ghar Tiranga – EQ Mag Pro