Daily News Recap: Hero Electric partners with BOLT to install 50,000 electric vehicle charging stations
Here are some of the day’s notable cleantech announcements from around the world:
Electric Herothe electric two-wheeler company, has joined forces with LOCKan electric vehicle charging network company, to roll out 50,000 electric vehicle charging stations in India next year. BOLT chargers will be installed at over 750 Hero Electric outlets across India, benefiting over 450,000 customers. In addition, approximately 2,000 Hero Electric users will benefit from free BOLT charging units installed in their homes. The partnership will help Hero Electric and BOLT achieve their shared goal of providing a robust, affordable and accessible electric vehicle charging infrastructure to drive the adoption of electric vehicles in the country.
The Palli Panchayat of Samba district in Jammu and Kashmir installed a 500 kW solar power plant in a record time of 20 days. The project was developed on a land with a total area of 6,408 square meters and will provide clean electricity and light to 340 houses in the Panchayat. Union Science and Technology Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh, during his visit to the site, said a twenty-five-member team was working around the clock to complete the 27-member project. ₹5 million (~$360,465).
Siemens Gamesa Between entered into an agreement with SSE Renewables to sell renewable energy development assets in Southern Europe for a total cash consideration of €580 million (~$629.18 million). This sale includes a pipeline of onshore wind projects with a total capacity of 3.9 GW at various stages of development in Spain, France, Italy and Greece, with the possibility of developing up to 1 GW of solar photovoltaic projects. co-located. A team of approximately 40 people from Siemens Gamesa, with strong industry experience in these countries, will be integrated into SSE. As part of the transaction, SSE Renewables will have the opportunity to partner with Siemens Gamesa for the supply of turbines and associated long-term maintenance services for a portion of the wind farms installed and operated by SSE in the coming years at from this sale.
Keppel Infrastructure Holdings has entered into a principal research collaboration agreement with the National University of Singapore (NUS). As part of the collaboration, Keppel Infrastructure and NUS will leverage the NUS Kent Ridge campus for the “Keppel Infrastructure-NUS Low Carbon Living Laboratory” by creating, testing and scaling up the deployment of commercially viable innovations in energy management distribution, the integration of solar photovoltaic, thermal energy storage, electrical micro-grids, as well as electric vehicle charging stations and vehicle-to-grid testing. This partnership will also provide education and training opportunities for NUS students and opportunities for open collaboration with other players in the ecosystem such as start-ups, SMEs and researchers.
TUV Rheinland, an independent testing service provider, announcement the issuance of the world’s first “Green Hydrogen and Green Ammonia Certificate” to Green Hydrogen & Chemicals SPC produce green hydrogen and green ammonia as part of the Greenfield Project. The project is a photovoltaic hydrogen-ammonia solar power plant with a planned production capacity of 1.2 million tonnes of green ammonia in Oman. Green Hydrogen & Chemicals SPC, an equal joint venture of ACME Group and Scatec ASA, has been assessed and met all criteria for the entire Greenfield project based on the defined production and transportation methods and applications of hydrogen. TUV Rheinland’s certification for carbon-neutral hydrogen provides evidence of delivering hydrogen to the recipient in a climate-neutral manner at any stage of the production, distribution and service life cycle. use of hydrogen.
Satish Shetty is an auditor at Mercom India. Prior to Mercom, Satish was a multimedia news producer at Reuters, where he gained experience in digital news media. Satish holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Broadcast Journalism from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia. More articles from Satish Shetty.