LED Bulbs Procurement Price Drops to at All Time Low of Rs 54.90 for a 9 watt bulb; LED Bulb Price of Rs 54.90 is 83% lower from Rs 310 in 20 months; India’s share in world’s LED market climbs to 12% from 0.1% in 20 months....
Having attained 9 crore LED bulbs distribution by March 31st, Minister Piyush Goyal looks at 77 crore LED bulbs for homes and 3.5 crore LED street lights.
Making India Energy-Efficient: Smart SIM-enabled pumps will cut down India’s mounting agricultural subsidy bill by Rs 20,000 crore annually from 2019 with the distribution of 20 million pumps across the nation. Also on the anvil is another roll-out plan to provide Energy-Efficient 5-Star labelled Ceiling Fans for Homes and Businesses. These two path-breaking initiatives will be Launched by Goyal on April 7th starting with Andhra Pradesh in the presence of state Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. Piyush Goyal Spoke to EnergyInfraPost.com in an Exclusive Interview Ahead of the Launch.
The minister emphasised that his government will focus on increasing electricity demand, developing hydro power and intrastate transmission. He also added that there is a need to build enough redundancy in the system to address breakdowns. Goyal stressed that public-private partnerships are central to the power sector. He expressed confidence that India would meet the target of 20,000 MW of solar power by 2017 and the 100 gigawatts target of renewable energy by 2022.
The Secretary, Ministry of Power, P.K. Pujari witnessing the signing ceremony of a tripartite MoU with the State of J&K on “UDAY” (Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana) for operational and Financial turnaround of Discoms
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal interacting with the Officers of the Ministries and PSUs on Good Governance and Employment Generation Strategies, in New Delhi on March 09, 2016. The Secretary, Ministry of Power, P.K. Pujari, the Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), […]
The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal speaking at the India Energy Week 2016, organised by the ARGUS –ELITEPLUS, in New Delhi on March 09, 2016.