India’s e-mobility roadmap calls for research into EV cells, charging and supply chain

India can achieve leadership position in the e-mobility sector within five years, according to a government report that outlines measures needed to make the country a powerhouse in... Read More

EU approves €700 million in hydrogen aid across Italy, Finland and Lithuania

The European Commission has approved more than €700 million in hydrogen investments from the governments of Italy, Finland and Lithuania. The approval, which came as part of wide r... Read More

Germany will tender 12.5 GW of gas-to-hydrogen capacity by year end

Germany announced it will launch its much-delayed tender to construct and modernize 12.5 GW of gas power plants that can switch to hydrogen by the end of this year or early next ye... Read More

IESW 2024: India's GH2 roadmap and partnerships with Australia, Norway

India has big ambitions in the green hydrogen space. Just last month, Shri Bhupinder Singh Bhalla, India's top renewable energy bureaucrat, told the World Hydrogen Summit in the Ne... Read More

IESW 2024: Spotlighting electrolyzer manufacturing opportunities in India

Electrolyzers are critical for production of green hydroden. In India, engineering major Larsen and Toubro has launched indigeniously manufactured electrolyzers, but in t... Read More

US DoE announces $100 million funding for non-lithium batteries

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has floated a notice of intent aimed at projects and developers of non-lithium batteries. In the notice, the agency has offered to fund pilot-scal... Read More

IESW 2024: Taking the long-term view on long-duration energy storage in India

Long-duration energy storage (LDES) is coming of age. Australia is launching eight- and even 12-hour batteries, and the UK is evaluating a six-hour battery. Against this ... Read More

IESW 2024: Policy and funding pathways for rapid energy storage deployment

India needs a robust policy framework to support the rapid deployment of energy storage technologies. The country has approved VGF for 4,000 MWh of energy storage projects, but mus... Read More

IESW 2024: CES-Shakti Foundation unveil imperatives for a robust supply chain

The second day of the India Energy Storage Week 2024 saw Customized Energy Solutions and Shakti Foundation unveil their findings from stakeholder consultations on Indian EVs a... Read More

IESW 2024: Optimizing battery supply chains

Australia is vital to battery raw materials and the possibility of greater Indo-Australian co-operation in the area of supply chains was looked into on Day 2 of the India Energy St... Read More

IESW 2024: Plenary session offers ways to accelerate India's mobility transition

The plenary session on Day 1 of India Energy Storage Week 2024 -- dedicated to EVs -- was on the topic 'way forward to accelerate e-mobility, manufacturing, R&D and s... Read More

India invites applications for supply of 539,000 TPA green ammonia under SIGHT

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for selection of green ammonia producers under the SIGHT programme of the country's National G... Read More

What EU tariffs will do to trade with China

Imports of Chinese electric vehicles to Europe would drop 25 percent if the continent imposed a 20 percent import tariff on vehicles from the Middle Kingdom, according to a report ... Read More

India offers ₹50 crore each to four hydrogen valleys: Pune, Jodhpur, Bhubaneshwar, Kerala

The Government of India has approved funding of ₹50 crore each over five years to four Hydrogen Valleys coming up in the country: Pune, Jodhpur, Bhubaneshwar and Kerala.  The ... Read More

South Korea unveils energy transition plan: 3x increase in wind, solar to 72 GW by 2038

South Korea has announced plans to more than triple renewable energy generation as part of national energy transition plan that will see the country generate majority of its electr... Read More

Europe passes bill to kickstart clean tech manufacturing, to come in force from June

Europe has cleared the Net Zero Industry Act (NZIA), its attempt to counter the US Inflation Reduction Act and China's clean tech dominance, while kickstarting clean energy product... Read More

Dutch Minister Jetten hosts 2nd roundtable of International H2 Trade Forum

Early this week, the second Ministerial-Executive Roundtable was hosted by the International Hydrogen Trade Forum (IHTF) and the Hydrogen Council in Rotterdam, The Nether... Read More

US alleges Chinese dumping, levies stiff tariffs on EVs, Li-ion batteries

The US announced new levies on $18 billion worth of Chinese imports, largely in the clean energy space, including a 100 percent tax on Chinese electric vehicles imported into the c... Read More

US considering higher tariffs on clean energy goods from China; 100 percent levy on EVs

The US is considering a 100 percent levy on Chinese electric vehicles --- four times as much as the 25 percent tariff levied at present --- news reports quoting unidentified govern... Read More

India approves first commercial BESS: 20 MW/ 40 MWh BESS at Kilokari sub-station, Delhi

India has approved its first commercial standalone Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project, marking a milestone in the country's progress towards clean and renewable ener... Read More

Fast Forward: Accelerting India's mobility revolution

From extending consumer incentives to launching schemes to attract foreign electric vehicle makers to India, the government has left no stone unturned to make EVs a smart... Read More

EU backs Orlen project to set up hydrogen refueling stations in Poland

Polish energy company Orlen has won EU backing and €62 million in support for its Clean Cities – Hydrogen mobility project in Poland, which comprises a green hydrogen plant and mul... Read More

World Bank working on proposal for $1 bn support to India's BESS, e-mobility sectors

The World Bank and State Bank of India (SBI) are in talks for a $1 billion line of credit to aid the country's energy transition, according to media reports. The funds will support... Read More

From clean energy to clean cooking, Modi outlines vision for rooftop solar + battery installations

The Government of India will announce a package to make the country atmanirbhar in the battery domain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced. Speaking at the Bharat Mobility event... Read More

Europe's third big hydrogen project calls for 3.2 GW electrolyzers, 2,700 km T&D network

The European Commission announced its approval for "IPCEI Hy2Infra", a joint a joint effort by seven EU countries to support the continent's hydrogen infrastructure and boost its s... Read More

US offers $750 mn for 52 green hydrogen projects to boost fuel cell, electrolyzer output and cut costs

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced $750 million in assistance for 52 clean (also called green) hydrogen projects across 24 mainland states to help reduce cos... Read More

EIB approves €4.3 bn in transition funding, including €805 mn for clean power

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced approval for €4.3 billion of new financing to upgrade the region's transport and energy distribution, besides expanding energy stor... Read More

Has India's new EV policy piqued Tesla's interest? Musk is coming to meet Modi

India's new EV manufacturing policy is likely to pay a quick dividend. Elon Musk announced that he would be visiting the country to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Looking forw... Read More

US offers $475 million for five clean power projects on mining lands

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced up to $475 million in funding for five locally-driven clean energy projects in current and former mining lands.The projects are loca... Read More

Odisha launches tender for 500 MW / 2,500 MWh energy storage systems

India's eastern state of Odisha has invited tenders for 500 MW of energy storage capacity with five hours of peak support for a period of five years. That translates into 2,500 MWh... Read More