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Vakrangee to set up electric vehicle charging stations across India

Vakrangee has 3,504 Nextgen Vakrangee Kendra outlets spread across 19 states It plans to increase the number of outlets to 75,000 by FY2021-22 Vakrangee will set up electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure facilities across India through its Nextgen Vakrangee Kendra outlets. Vakrangee has 3,504 Nextgen Vakrangee Kendra outlets spread across 19 states, with 68% outlets […]

Solar Energy: Boost to farmer income in India

As markets shift to cleaner energy sources, India has been declared as the cheapest producer of solar energy by International Renewable Energy Agency’s survey. Earlier, people in India were not very familiar with solar energy but now the situation has reversed. The usage of solar energy has seen steady rise in past few years and […]

A Twist in the Tale: Electric Vehicles Will Worsen India’s Pollution Crisis

At this juncture, India’s EV future looks promising only for investors. In her maiden budget speech, the new finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, announced income tax exemptions for prospective buyers of electric vehicles (EVs) and a reduced GST, from 12% to 5%. The move is effectively aimed at increasing EV ownership across consumer classes. The announcement […]

India Leads New Energy Surge

In the past five years, India has nearly doubled its cumulative renewable energy generating capacity from 35,500 MW in 2013-14 to 7,000 MW in 2017-18. This growth has come on the back of a focused policy push from the government, making the country 4th globally in terms of total wind power installed and 6th in […]