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Distributed energy resources should be priority for electric vehicles

March 21, 2021

Economic Times:

Policymakers and regulators must build the framework required for combining rooftop solar with battery storage and electric vehicles (EVs) to achieve a sustainable and energy-secure future, according to a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

India has set an ambitious renewable energy target of 450 gigawatts (GW) capacity by 2030 along with a target of becoming a 100 per cent EV nation by 2030.

“Combining rooftop solar plus storage in the form of batteries and EVs, or mobile batteries, are in India’s near-future,” said Vibhuti Garg, co-author and energy economist, lead India, IEEFA. 

[Staff Report]

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