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Govt of India’s UJALA and SLNP completes six years of Illuminating India efficiently

The 2 Programs revamp household and public lighting systems across the country – Power Minister Shri R. K. Singh EESL distributes 36.69 crore LED bulbs, Installs 1.14 crore LED streetlights under UJALA; Results in cumulative energy savings of 55.32 billion kWh per year EESL installs about 1.14 crore LED streetlights under SLNP; Results in estimated […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

CII seeks imposition of basic custom duty on solar power equipment

The CII representatives have met the finance ministry top brass to represent the infrastructure sectors during a scheduled pre-budget meeting on Monday. New Delhi: Industry body CII has urged the Ministry of Finance in its memorandum submitted on Monday to impose the basic custom duty (BCD) on solar equipment as announced in the last general […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

Higher efficiency brought down RE tariff: R K Singh

“Increasing efficiencies in Solar PV and wind modules is bringing down prices, enhancing affordability and accessibility of energy and supporting better standards of living,” said Power Minister R K Singh while speaking at the Valedictory Session of the 3rd Edition of the Renewable Energy Expo & Conference, RE-INVEST, 2020. The minister also said that increasing […]

Stakeholders Consultation Meeting for 50 MW (AC) Solar PV Project

India’s renewable energy growth unparallel in the world with continuous support from States : says Shri R.K.Singh

“India has done exemplary work in the space of renewable energy and running the largest energy access expansion plan. We have connected every household, connected whole country into one integrated grid and we are the only G20 nation which has been able to keep the temperatures within 2 degree by its actions” said Shri R.K.Singh, […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

Govt. aims to replace safeguard duty with custom duty to protect local manufacturers of solar equipment, says Power Minister R K Singh

Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy R K Singh has said, India is going to replace the safeguard duty with the custom duty to protect the local manufacturers of solar equipment. He said, some countries are dumping solar equipment at very low prices in our country to destroy local manufacturers. Talking […]

Stakeholders Consultation Meeting for 50 MW (AC) Solar PV Project

Prime Minister to inaugurate REINVEST- 2020 on 26 November 2020

In India during the last 6 years, over Rs 4.7 lakh crore were invested and India has become a favoured destination for investment in renewables: Shri R.K.Singh Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the virtual 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting and Expo (RE-INVEST 2020), on 26 November 2020.  The Secretary of State for Business, Energy […]

Stakeholders Consultation Meeting for 50 MW (AC) Solar PV Project

India to replace coal fired power plants with renewables: R K Singh

India is the world’s second largest coal consumer after China, and the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Coal-fired plants currently account for over half its nearly 373 gigawatt (GW) power generating capacity NEW DELHI: India is planning to replace retiring coal-fired power plants with renewable generating capacity in a bid to cut the nation’s […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

Power consumption grows 11.45 per cent to 55.37 billion units in first half of October

Thus, the extrapolation of half-month data gives sufficient indication that power consumption may witness year-on-year double digit growth this month, according to experts New Delhi: India’s power consumption grew 11.45 per cent to 55.37 billion units (BU) in the first half of October this year, mainly driven by buoyancy in industrial and commercial activities, as […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

Shut all 11 NCR thermal plants to curb pollution: Delhi to Centre

Delhi has alternative sources to generate power and there is no lack of it even during peak hours, he said. “So closing these thermal plants won’t lead to reduction of power supply,” the AAP minister said New Delhi: Power minister Satyendar Jain has written to the Centre, requesting it to shut all 11 thermal power […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai

India to replace coal fired power plants with renewables: R K Singh

India is the world’s second largest coal consumer after China, and the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases. Coal-fired plants currently account for over half its nearly 373 gigawatt (GW) power generating capacity NEW DELHI: India is planning to replace retiring coal-fired power plants with renewable generating capacity in a bid to cut the nation’s […]

Power demand touches all-time high of 185.82 GW, says Secretary S N Sahai