Solar power tariffs in India have fallen to a new record low of Rs 2.44 per unit in the just concluded bidding for Bhadla Phase-III Solar Park in Rajasthan, power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal said.
"Another milestone towards PM @narendramodi's vision of clean affordable power for all: Bhadla Solar Park achieves tariff of Rs. 2.62/unit", tweeted Piyush Goyal, Union minister of state for power, RE, coal and mines.
A record of sorts was created on Tuesday when solar power tariffs fell to Rs 2.63 a unit at the state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) auction of Bhadla solar park in Rajasthan.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal to Visit London Next Week, To Announce A Major Investment of £100 million By EESL
Speaking to EnergyInfraPost.com, MD, EESL, Saurabh Kumar confirmed the move and said the announcement will be made by the minister in London during his visit this week.
Union Minister of State For Power, Renewable Energy, Coal and Mines, Piyush Goyal will visit London this week and make a major announcement on the plans of state-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) to invest £100 million in UK over the next three years.
Bangladesh’s excessive dependence on natural gas for electricity generation and its failure to develop other energy alternatives to feed its economy has weakened its energy security.
Just clocking profits is not our prime motto, our main aim is to go on providing reliable, affordable and quality power to consumers, Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC.
From being a coal based generation company, today NTPC is generating power from all sources be it solar, wind, gas or hydro.
Mr Gurdeep Singh leads India’s largest power generation company, NTPC Ltd as its chairman and managing director. Just few days back, NTPC achieved a significant benchmark of becoming a 50,000 mega watt company. In an exclusive interview (his first after the landmark achievement of NTPC becoming a 50,000 mw plus company) to the Founder and Editor of EnergyInfraPost.com, Anupama Airy, Mr Singh spoke in detail about the company’s achievements so far and the plans ahead.
NTPC to replace polluting units with new ones which are highly efficient.
State-owned NTPC Ltd has decided to close down roughly 11,000 MW of old thermal plants which are polluting and causing distress in the local areas also and not good for the country, union minister of state for power, RE, coal and mines, Piyush Goyal said on Monday.
Gas based power generation is the key to achieve Govt’s goal of ‘24×7 Power for All’ : Piyush Goyal at Petrotech 2016
Multi stakeholder Partnerships are key to achieve a Secured and Sustainable Energy Future for Generations to come, Piyush Goyal chairs a Ministerial Session with International Energy Ministers at Petrotech-2016
Union minister of state for power, renewable energy, coal and mines, Piyush Goyal is optimistic on the revival of stranded gas based power projects in India on the back of new partnerships formed with energy rich nations at Petrotech 2016.
PM Modi Invites Global Energy Cos to Invest in India’s Hydrocarbons Sector. Says Govt Committed to Remove Red Tape with Red Carpet
PM Modi said his government’s constant efforts have improved India’s ranking in Ease of Doing Business and that India has always been an inspiration for others in terms of intellectual capability and enterprise.
With India committed to replace ‘Red Tape’ with ‘Red Carpet’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called upon global hydrocarbon companies to come and Make in India.
The Prime Minister’s Office has asked the defence and power ministries to immediately resolve the issue of a no-objection certificate required for a 375-km electricity transmission line to pass through the sensitive border areas of Drass and Kargil to Leh.
Renowned energy trader Mark Fisher is not parsing words when it comes to buying crude oil and natural gas — on Friday, he advised buying any dip in the commodities.