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The Government of Indonesia today officially launched its Energy Transition Mechanism (ETM) Country Platform, a key coordination and delivery vehicle to drive forward the country’s just and affordable transition in the energy sector.  The announcement was made by Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati at the G20 Side Event joined by Asian Development Bank (ADB) […]
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By LMB Staff
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One of the first concerns that Meenu Agrawal, a corporate professional from Delhi, had when she thought of buying an electric vehicle (EV) was around charging. It was a year back and there were still fewer people talking about it around her. After over a year’s research, she finally purchased one this year and hasn’t […]
By Smitha Verma
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The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), which operates and manages the airport in the Capital city of India, has deployed 57 Electric Vehicles (EVs), the first airport in the country to do so. The move is intended to reduce carbon emissions. As per reports, DIAL aims to replace all diesel and petrol-run vehicles in a […]
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By LMB Staff
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In the past one year, Delhi has seen an increase in the usage of electric vehicles (EVs) and the biggest reason for that upswing are the policies of the Delhi government which is promoting and incentivising the usage of EVs. The sales of EVs have soared by 40 per cent since the implementation of electric […]
By Sahil Sharma
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In June, the Delhi government came up with an order to allow petrol and diesel vehicle owners to convert their vehicles into electric vehicles through retrofitment. As a step to make the retrofitment process faceless, the module for retrofitment of electric vehicle (EV) kits in diesel vehicles has been made available online on the Vahan […]
By Sahil Sharma
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A big anxiety for people before buying an electric vehicle is – the range of the vehicle.  How far will the vehicle drive, before its battery is drained completely? Don’t worry, we have got you covered.  We will share five reasons why worrying about range or having range anxiety in your electric vehicles is unnecessary […]
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Have you been thinking about buying an electric vehicle (EV) for a long time? But before you do your research, you may want to know what’s happening in this market around the country.   LetMeBreathe is here to give you a download. Here are the four latest trends and updates from the world of electric vehicles. […]
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A new report released by strategy consulting firm, Redseer Strategy Consultants, indicates that sales penetration of Electric Two Wheelers (E2W) is expected to increase by 78 percent by 2030. The report has taken into consideration factors like new government policies, technology, infrastructure and consumer acceptance. Released on Friday, the report suggests that the top reasons […]
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The Government of Delhi in August 2020, introduced the Delhi Electric Vehicles Policy, which the Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal described as a big step toward curbing the pollution levels in the city.  The Policy paves the way for disruption in the transport sector, EV penetration, and pollution control.  Now, two years after the notification of […]
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It’s not been very long since I switched to an electric vehicle. If I were to describe my EV in a line, I would say ‘My Ride is My Pride’. For me every letter of the word ELECTRIC means something. It stands for elated, leisure, easy-going, calm, time, radiant, intelligent and cute. This is how […]
By Meenu Agrawal
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In a virtual conference, organised by LetMebreathe recently, several experts got together to discuss the preparedness of Delhi to switch to electric vehicles (EVs) as a desired mode of transportation. The conference, ‘The road to EV – From Policy to Action’, witnessed a free-wheeling discussion between EV users, policy experts and urban planners on Delhi’s […]
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By suchamojo
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So everyone is worried about the charging network! Did we have 60,000 petrol pumps decades ago? No. They eventually grew. If there hadn’t been any demand there would have been no increase in stations. With electric vehicles (EV) in markets, charging infra will develop.  They aren’t going to come overnight, they will come slowly. But […]
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By TeslaClubIN
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With the government actively promoting the use of Electric Vehicles in India, what is the future of electrical transportation in India looking like? Much like NFTs, cryptocurrencies and artificial intelligence, electric vehicles (EVs) are increasingly becoming a buzzword not just around the world, but in India as well. Following Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s recent announcements […]
By Abhiir Bhalla
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Delhi is seen at the forefront of the EV revolution across the nation but the green mobility revolution has been sitting on the fence for a while now. Whilst the Delhi EV policy is considered the most comprehensive EV policy in India focusing on both demand creation and ecosystem development there are still some issues […]
By yuktibhardwaj
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Delhi is not only the capital of the nation but also the capital of every new change. The city is leading the change of Electric Vehicles in India. Electric Vehicles are the way of the future.  EVs are cheaper to run, deliver instant torque, and require no servicing except replacement of tires and brakes over […]
By Mafaz Rahman
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How many of us discuss everyday movement with pleasure? Talk about our unavoidable two to three hours of daily commute with comfort and delight. If we travel by private vehicles then we discuss traffic, if we travel by public modes of transport, we discuss the excess crowd. And if you reside in parts where the […]
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By Shinjini Saha
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Well, do you think is it the right time to switch to an electric vehicle? What’s the importance of Electric vehicles in our daily life as well as how conventional vehicle pollution increasing day by day? Rather how we all can solve that problem? Let’s discuss briefly these issues.  We are concerned about the environmental […]
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By Electric Yug
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Thanks to the Electric vehicles (EV) deployed in Delhi, there has been a reduction of 500 kilograms of particulate matter emissions! EVs deployed in Delhi completed two crore kilometres on the road that resulted in such a great reduction. Moreover, it contributed significantly to cleaner air and health benefits for the public, said Convergence Energy […]
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By LMB Staff
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The expectations from the budget of FY 2021-2022 had been extremely high since the country faced huge economic retardation after fighting the Coronavirus pandemic for almost a year. The strategic budget allocation for the environment had been very crucial this year. Given the country’s heavy investments for developing new entrepreneurial ventures, the natural resources were […]
By Yash Khandelwal
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has begun presenting the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament.  Addressing air pollution, Sitharaman announced a total spend of Rs 2217 crore allocated for 42 urban centres to tackle air pollution. This would be Sitharaman’s third budget under the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a significant departure […]
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The Delhi government will roll out a coordinated strategy to setup 200 public charging and battery swapping stations at prominent locations in the city
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The Delhi government has launched its ambitious Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy, which aims to boost Delhi’s economy, reduce pollution levels and generate employment.  Delhi CM, Arvind Kejriwal said that it stands as the most progressive in the entire country and the objective is that by 2024, 25% of all new vehicle registrations should be for […]
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With the rapid spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the globe, the energy sector is suffering from the impending losses both in employment and revenue. Unfortunately, our transition to a 100 percent clean future powered by renewable energy seems diminishing at this moment.  This article assesses the impacts of coronavirus on the energy sector (both renewable […]
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By George Stacey
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Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2020 conference was full of huge announcements. This is the first time that Apple did a virtual-only event due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  One of the major announcements made by Apple was that they would add electric vehicles charge routing into their next update to Apple Maps for iOS 14. This […]
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Ahead of Delhi elections, Bhartiya Janata Party, Congress, and Aam Aadmi Party released their election manifestoes and environment-related issues feature in the promises of all three parties. Air Pollution Starting with the chronic air pollution that has affected people of Delhi for years now, BJP, in its manifesto, has talked about a comprehensive strategy for […]
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By Siya Bhatia
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2019! I can say the year when Electric Vehicles kick-started in India. We witnessed some launches, some policy change from the government for both good and bad. In this article, I will try to rewind what happened in the EV sector in India. Let’s first talk about 4w EV launches in India The first major […]
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By TeslaClubIN
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Running an online EV community (Tesla Club India), I am very much concerned about the increasing pollution caused by petrol/diesel-run vehicles and the climate crisis.  The only solution that seems is the use of Electric Vehicles & Renewable Energy.  I would like to put some suggestions: 1. India is seeing a boost in 2-wheeler EV. Ather […]
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By TeslaClubIN
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So this news came that government has decided to go slow on EV, so as to save ICE manufacturers from going in loss over current auto sales decline. This has me upset and a bit mad over this decision. Am I overreacting? Am I not understanding economics? Am I happy with job loss? NO. I […]
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By TeslaClubIN
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The Environment Ministry has acquired electric cars for official use, a move aimed at reducing air pollution. According to ministry sources, five electric cars have been acquired on a trial basis out of which three have been allotted to ministry officials. A tweet was sent out by the official Twitter handle of the ministry, stating […]
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By Siya Bhatia
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Ola Mobility Institute (OMI), a policy research and social innovation unit of ride-hailing platform Ola, pitches for battery swapping technology to “be actively treated as a promising solution to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in India, especially for the two- and three-wheeler segments.” The Institute organised a policy dialogue GREENLIGHT on the issue. The […]
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By Siya Bhatia