Electric mobility is grabbing attention globally. Leveraging this trend will bring multiple environmental and economic gains for India. Transitioning to electric mobility will require a carefully planned strategy that is comprehensive and cognisant of the local context. Keeping this in mind, WRI India partnered with the Center for Battery Engineering and Electric Vehicles (CBEEV) of IIT Madras to launch 'A Guidance Document on Accelerating Electric Mobility in India', with support from the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation.
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This edition of the newsletter includes a conversation with Mr. TC Gupta, Additional Chief Secretary, Transport, Power, New and Renewable Energy in the Government of Haryana. We discuss with him the electric mobility policy developments and projects that are on the horizon in Haryana. We have also consolidated a feature, that highlights the role of second-hand electric vehicles in creating an accessible market for electric vehicles, and an opinion piece that discusses the important pillars of electric bus network planning.
This edition of the newsletter includes a conversation with Dr. Manas Fuloria, CEO, Nagarro, an organisation that recently converted a portion of its corporate fleet into electric. We also bring a feature that demonstrates the crucial role of battery storage in reiventing the power grid and an opinion piece on the salubrious impact of electrifying vehicles in India.