The Tamil Nadu government is in talks with the central government to set up a dedicated Inter-State Green Energy Corridor to transmit the surplus wind energy to energy deficit states, to expedite the investments of around Rs 110 billion in renewable energy sector in the next three years.
Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), a state-run venture, expects wider participation from auto manufacturers for its new global tender to procure 10,000 electric cars to replace government vehicles in India.
The Centre will soon unveil a policy on electric vehicles (EVs), Power Minister R.K. Singh said on Wednesday, while launching the National E-Mobility Programme here in line with the government’s vision of having 100 per cent e-mobility by 2030.
Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh on Wednesday that said that the state-run Energy Efficiency Service Ltd (EESL) will float another tender for 10,000 electric cars on Thursday.
Singh Launches National E-mobility Programme In India; Congratulates EESL For Installation Of 50 Lakh LED Street Lights
EESL to issue tender for procurement of 10,000 electric cars; Per kilometer cost for an electric car is just 85 paisa against Rs 6.5 for normal cars
Programme will be implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) which will aggregate demand by procuring electric vehicles in bulk to get economies of scale.
49 lakh LED street lights have been installed till date, covering 28 states/UTs under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP).
Under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP), A’s many as 49 lakh LED street lights have been installed till date, covering 28 states/UTs, the Minister of State (IC) Power, R K Singh told Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
Airports in India will soon get a new lighting system as state-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided to replace the lights with more energy efficient ones.
Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has agreed in principle to invest a capital cost of Rs 10,250 crore in Andhra Pradesh with operational investment of Rs 2,000 crore per year for 1 lakh electric vehicles.
The government-Run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) on Saturday Signed MoUs with Andhra Pradesh government to invest Rs 3,730 crore in the state.
The government may have recently backtracked on formulating a policy of electric vehicles (EVS), but that hasn’t deterred action on the ground – slowly but surely taking the country towards 100 per cent electric mobility.