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Tamil Nadu discom to halt wind and solar auctions

Instead, it will buy clean power from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to fulfil Renewable Purchase Obligation, a senior state government official told ET. One of India’s biggest renewable energy producing states, Tamil Nadu, will stop conducting auctions for wind and solar energy projects following poor response to its tenders which set limits […]

India to formulate local electric vehicle standards to facilitate segment growth

Manufacturing EVs and their parts domestically was also being pushed by the government under the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric and Hybrid vehicles (FAME) scheme. With an aim to reduce set-up costs, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) are working on local standards for electric vehicles […]