charging infrastructure Current Affairs, GK & News

Delhi’s One Stop E-Vehicle website

The Delhi Government recently launched the one-stop website to promote electric vehicles. The website is ev.delhi.gov.in. The website is open for manufacturers, buyers, charging station explorers. The main features of the website are EV search, EV calculator and EV dashboard. About the website The website provides information about increasing charging infrastructure and the potential EV ..

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Standards for Charging Infrastructure for EV

The Ministry of Power recently released revised guidelines for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.  The ministry has released these guidelines to increase the adoption of EVs and also to fasten the adoption. About the Guidelines It allows the entities or individuals to create charging stations without the need for license. However, they should meet certain technical ..

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Electric Vehicle Sale increases by 20% in 2020-21

The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has released its data on Electric Vehicles sales. According to its report, the sales of Electric Vehicles have increased by 20% in the Fiscal Year 2019-20. Highlights The sale of electric vehicles in 2018-19 included 3,600 cars, 126,000 two wheelers and 400 buses. The sale of electric ..

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2636 EV Charging Stations sanctioned under Phase II FAME India

The Department of Heavy Industries operating under Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises has sanctioned 2636 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations under FAME India scheme Phase II. The stations are to be set in 62 cities in 24 states and Union Territories. Highlights The aim of the move is to make sure at least ..

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Delhi cabinet approves new policy on pollution

On December 24, 2019, CM of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal introduced a new policy to make Delhi the capital of Electric vehicles. Under the policy, the government has planned to provide subsidies to electric vehicles. Highlights The goal of the policy is to ensure that 25% of new vehicles registered are electric by 2024. Along with ..

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World’s First Electronic Flight takes off from Canada

The first fully electronic flight in the world completed its test flight successfully on December 10, 2019. The flight is to operate from Vancouver, Canada to the near by islands. Highlights The zero emission completely electronic flight proved that all-electric commercial aviation is possible. The electrical aircraft designed was a 6-seater sea plane that was ..

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