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Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd mulling partnership with Toyota Japan to make electric vehicles (EV) in India

According to reports, public sector powerhouse Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) is mulling a partnership with Japanese automaker Toyota to make electric vehicles (EVs) in India, the second fastest growing auto market in the world. A top official in the Ministry of Heavy Industries told Business Line  that Toyota has approached the engineering and manufacturing firm and is looking for an enhanced subsidy regime to make EV production cost-effective in the country. Toyota is keen on BHEL as the State-owned company has ... Read More »

Electro Power Systems launches ElectroSelf, the first self-recharging fuel cell system in India for backup power for telecom towers

Electro Power Systems was founded in 2005 and is based in Italy and is an established player in the sector of fuel cell systems for mission-critical backup power applications. It won the Italian Innovation Award in 2005, was listed as one of the Global Cleantech 100 in 2009 and its new self-recharging ElectroSelf platform was named “Most Innovative Product Enabling a Greener World” at the GSMA’s Mobile Innovation EMEA event in June 2009. Electro Power Systems SpA has officially launched ... Read More »

Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles launches its Electric Car REVAi in Pune

Just recently, the government had announced incentive for Electric Vehicle makers of upto 20% of ex-factory price. A ceiling of Rs 100,000 has been placed on Electric Cars. According to reports,  Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (Mahindra Reva), launched REVAi in Pune. Addressing the media, R Chandramouli, Chief of Operations, Mahindra REVA, said,”We will be tripling our sales to 3,600 units from the present 1,200 units. Of this, the domestic market will constitute 3,000 units and the balance 600 in ... Read More »

PwC Analysis: Brazil, India Leading in Low Carbon Emission Drive Among G20 Countries

According to a PwC analysis, by 2050, carbon emission in Brazil will have gone down by 79 percent from the 5.4 percent it recorded since 2000, and India will have cut off its carbon emission by 20-25 percent in 2020 as targeted by its government. PwC Analysis: Brazil, India Leading in Low Carbon Emission Drive Among G20 Countries PwC’s analysis, Low Carbon Economy Index, covered a 50-year ‘carbon budget’ for the G20 countries that aims to answer IPCC’s targeted greenhouse ... Read More »

India, France may sign pact to promote renewable energy

Looks like the news flow and announcements of investments into India continue unabated. Just a few weeks ago Areva had announced plans of massive investments to the tune of $3 Billion  into India in the Solar CSP space in  the next 5 to 7 years. According to reports,India and France are expected to enter into an agreement to promote investment and technology transfer in the renewable energy segment. Recently, the CEO of Areva Renewables, Anil Srivastava talked about the lifetime ... Read More »

India in pact with Iceland on tapping geothermal energy

Panchabuta had mentioned a couple of weeks back about Thermax’s partnership with  Iceland firm Reykjavik Geothermal for 3MW project in Ladakh. According to this report, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah has said that India has signed an agreement with Iceland to tap geothermal energy in the country.”We are going deep under the earth”s surface to tap geothermal energy. The potential of it has been identified in Ladakh region, Gujarat and Chattisgarh”, Abdullah said, without giving further details ... Read More »

Thermax to partner Iceland firm Reykjavik Geothermal for 3MW project in Ladakh

Thermax an energy and environment solution provider based out of Pune, India has been making a lot of acquisitions (read here and here) to add to their boiler offering and the ability to accept various feed stocks that would improve the fuel flexibility for biomass plants in India. Now, according to this report, Thermax is set to partner Icelandic firm Reykjavík Geothermal to set up a geothermal power project in India. The report says, the pilot 3 MW project is ... Read More »

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