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Hydrogen’s premature promise of Big Bang power

Key takeaways Clean hydrogen offers a partial solution to the sustainable energy transition with demand forecast to rise eight-fold by 2050 From ‘clean’ or ‘dirty’ resources, hydrogen is not an energy source like solar, wind or oil, but an energy carrier, like electricity. Production, infrastructure, storage and cost challenges remain Government investments and commitments to […]

Nine Years Series: National Hydrogen Mission – EQ Mag

First week of Delhi govt’s campaign to promote electric two-wheelers begins

According to a statement, the first week will focus on outreach regarding the two-wheeler segment, including electric bikes and e-scooters, to accelerate its adoption. New Delhi: Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Sunday kickstarted the first week of the city government’s Switch Delhi campaign with the aim of sensitising people to the benefits of electric […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure

‘To reduce pollution, must move to electric vehicles’

Panaji : The first public electric vehicle (EV) charging unit in the state was commissioned by chief minister Pramod Sawant at the assembly complex in Porvorim on Thursday. The 142 KW fast-charging station is the first among 12 public EV chargers to be set up. Sawant also flagged off two electric vehicles— a Hyundai Kona […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure

Target of selling 10 lakh electric 2-wheelers under FAME-II ‘nowhere in sight’: SMEV

According to the SMEV, the sales of high-speed electric two-wheelers, which qualify for incentives under the government’s Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (FAME) II scheme, in 2020 were down 5 per cent from 27,224 units sold in 2019. With just 25,735 units of high speed electric two-wheelers sold in […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure

Electric vehicle maker Tesla to deliver China-made Model Y SUVs this month

China, which offers hefty subsidies for electric vehicles as it seeks to cut down on pollution from petrol or diesel cars, is key to Tesla’s global strategy. It is expanding its Shanghai car factory, where it also builds its Model 3 sedans. In October, it started exporting Model 3 vehicles to Europe. BEIJING : Tesla […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure

Thermal power plants face closure as air quality dips in NCR

According to sources, CPCB has given a fresh chance to Panipat TPS to meet the new norms by installing electrostatic precipitator (ESP) and FGD and reduce the nitrogen oxide emission in three units GURUGRAM: With the air quality index turning severe, coal-based power plants in the NCR are preparing to shut. The power plant in […]

Renewable Energy Companies Planning Setting up Green Hydrogen Plants Overseas – EQ

Shut all 11 NCR thermal plants to curb pollution: Delhi to Centre

Delhi has alternative sources to generate power and there is no lack of it even during peak hours, he said. “So closing these thermal plants won’t lead to reduction of power supply,” the AAP minister said New Delhi: Power minister Satyendar Jain has written to the Centre, requesting it to shut all 11 thermal power […]

Renewable Energy Companies Planning Setting up Green Hydrogen Plants Overseas – EQ

India’s sulphur dioxide emissions came down by 6 per cent in 2019: Report

Along with China and Russia, India contributes over 21% of global emissions of the gas. BENGALURU: India’s sulphur emissions fell by 6% in 2019 from 2018, the first time levels declined in four years, owing to a reduction in the use of coal, according to the annual sulphur dioxide emissions report by Greenpeace India and […]

Renewable Energy Companies Planning Setting up Green Hydrogen Plants Overseas – EQ

500 electric cabs of ‘Evera’ to hit Delhi roads this month

Prakriti E-Mobility, a start-up based in New Delhi, on Friday announced that it is introducing ‘Evera’ a fleet of 500 app-based electric vehicles (EV) cabs in the pollution-hit Delhi-NCR this month. With a plan to scale it up to 5000 EVs within two years, Prakriti will be partnering with EV manufacturers to offer a brand-new […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure

Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler, a former coal industry lobbyist, signed a replacement rule that gives states leeway in […]

Central America’s Solar Revolution and the Rooftop Revolution in the U.S. -EQ