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Blog Posts: Electric Vehicles

  • EVConnect Journey: Five insights on e-vehicle adoption in India

    In August 2018, WRI India launched its first edition of a monthly newsletter on electric mobility, ‘EVConnect’. It was clear that although electric vehicles’ sales and growth in charging infrastructure was embryonic and sporadic, its ecosystem had the potential to benefit Indian cities and states, which warranted further exploration. Electric vehicles provide a host of benefits such as curbing tailpipe emissions from vehicles, the ability to store renewable energy in vehicle batteries and reduced foreign oil imports, to name a...

  • Bescom Proposal Welcome

    This blog post originally appeared in Deccan Herald.

    In a recent submission as part of its Annual Revenue Requirement (ARR) for FY19, the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (Bescom), under the title “New Proposals,” has demonstrated some progressive ideas. Particularly noteworthy are the suggestions to separate tariff for consumers having power demand of more than 1 megawatt (MW), to make a distinction in the way fixed and variable charges are recovered, and to...

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