EVs in India

2030 EV charger trends in India: significant grid capability implications

In December 2017, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers came up with a white paper that stated electric vehicles will constitute 40 % for overall new car sales in India by 2030. SIAM predicted 100 % EV sales in India only by 2047. By 2030, India could see anywhere between 100 and 300 million electric vehicles. 80-85 % of these will[…]

Nissan makes 100% electric mobility a mass market reality

The most sold EV in the world: over 320,000 Nissan LEAFs have been sold globally

The 100,000th European Nissan LEAF found its home a couple weeks ago. It went to Madrid. The European Union sets a target of 800,000 publicly accessible charging stations to be installed by 2020, with additional individual targets being set for each member state. About 120,000 all-electric cars were sold in the past 10 years in Japan.[…]

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Population of India will be getting younger all the way till 2040. Job-led growth in EV charger manufacturing will help avoid social unrest, cut pollution

India’s production and industrial development need to drive inclusive growth to create the projected 100 million new jobs by 2022. India’s government targets to have 25% of the South Asian nation’s GDP to come from manufacturing by 2025. The population of India will be getting younger till 2040, according to Amitabh Kant, CEO of India’s major think tank[…]

After two years of consultations, Canada publishes cybersecurity strategy which lacks dedicated focus on skills training

“A shortage of cybersecurity talent makes it difficult for organization – including the federal government – to attract and retain the people they need to improve their cybersecurity or to disrupt cyberthreats,” Canada’s new cybersecurity strategy reads. The cybersecurity industry in Canada supports an estimated 11,000 jobs and generates CAD1.6-billion in economic activity. “It’s disappointing to[…]

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Overview of funding opportunities available in Northern Ontario, Canada

This Northern Ontario funding booklet (pdf) with an overview of funding programs is relevant as of April 2018. Funding topics covered: Accessibility The Rise Individual Lending Program………………………………………………………………………………4 Event Lending……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….4 Agriculture Carrot Cache ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..5 Government of Canada’s Canadian Agricultural Loans Act Program ………………………………….5 Greenbelt Funding/Grants……………………………………………………………………………………………..6 RAIN – SNAPP ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..6 Arts and Culture Canada Council for the Arts……………………………………………………………………………………………9[…]

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New Jersey’s PSEG to develop a network of 50,000 EV charging stations

The Public Service Enterprise Group estimates that the 16,000 electric vehicles currently on New Jersey roads will climb to 275,000 or more by 2025. New Jersey currently has only about 200 charging stations, according to U.S. Department of Energy data. For comparison, Japan installed around 7,250 CHAdeMO DC fast chargers (40% of all in the world)[…]