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Utility Ameren Missouri is planning three grid-scale solar facilities with energy storage, marking what is claimed will be the first-ever instance of an energy company in the US Mid-West state powering its customers’ homes with batteries.

A release from the utility, ...

As land availability presents a challenge, water surfaces may play a role in the Union government getting close to its target of 175,000 MW of renewable energy (RE) capacity by 2022, with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy planning to add 10 GW of such capacity across th...

The finance ministry has approved a Niti Aayog plan to subsidize manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles and mobile phones. The proposal entailing an annual subsidy of Rs 700 crore will now go to the cabinet for its nod, a senior government official told ET.

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State-owned power generator NTPC Ltd today announced it has commissioned along with Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) its first Electric Vehicle charging station at an IOC petrol pump in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

The two companies have joined hands to set up many such c...

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is working on a plan that aims at supplying more solar power into the grid, which in turn would renergise stressed thermal projects, officials said Thursday.

With solar power tariffs dipping below thermal power, the gover...

Bhopal in India’s Madhya Pradesh will soon go truly smart and is currently deploying as many as 400 smart poles to provide seamless Internet access via Wi-Fi hotspots, charging stations for electric vehicles (EV) and weather sensors to measure climate conditions, and is also...

State-run oil refiner and marketer Indian Oil Corporation Ltd is foraying into energy storage and batteries for running electric vehicles (EVs) in partnership with an overseas start-up, using a non-lithium ion raw material available locally, Chairman Sanjiv Singh said today in...

The government has no specific deadline in mind for automakers to switch to electric mobility or ban the production of petrol and diesel vehicles, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Wednesday.

“The shift to electric vehicles will happen in a natural progression," r...

California regulators want to direct $100 million in state energy storage incentives to a new class of disadvantaged customers: those living in parts of the state at the highest risk of deadly wildfires.

The California Public Utilities Commission issued a proposed deci...

Tesla and China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd (CATL) are among the companies that have shown an initial interest in the Indian government’s plan to build large factories to make lithium-ion batteries at an investment of about ₹50,000 crore.

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