India’s Solar Power Capacity Crosses 9 GW With Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Gujarat As Leading States

As on Dec 31, 2016 Gujarat (1.16 GW), Rajasthan (1.32 GW), and Tamil Nadu (1.6 GW) have crossed 1 GW solar installations..., while Andhra Pradesh (0.98 GW), Telangana (0.97 GW) and Madhya Pradesh (0.84 GW) are close to these states.

India’s Solar Power Capacity Crosses 9 GW  With Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Gujarat As Leading States

India’s solar power generation capacity has crossed 9 GW as on December 31, 2016 and Tamil Nadu is the leading state with largest solar capacity (1.6 GW) followed by Rajasthan (1.32 GW) and Gujarat (1.16 GW), Union power minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday.

Creation Of An Integrated Mega Indian Oil PSU To Rival Global Energy Majors Announced In Union Budget 2017

Creation Of An Integrated Mega Indian Oil PSU To Rival Global Energy Majors Announced In Union Budget 2017

In what can rival the likes of Russia’s Rosneft ($55 billion in market cap) and UK’s BP Plc ($112 billion) in market value and financial power, finance minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Union Budget 2017 announced creation of an integrated public sector ‘oil major’ by integrating the oil sector PSUs across the value chain and to enhance capacity of Oil PSUs to bear higher risks, avail economies of scale, take higher investment decisions and create more value for the stakeholders.

JSW Group And Its Unsatiated Appetite For Acquisitions

JSW Group And Its Unsatiated Appetite For Acquisitions

JSW Group has never hidden its intention to grow via acquisitions. In fact its cement division has just acquired Odisha-based Shiva Cement Ltd. and chairman Sajjan Jindal maintains that almost all its divisions are on the prowl to acquire stressed assets which make strategic sense for the individual companies. He believes the private investment cycle […]

Accolades For Piyush Goyal and EESL: Distribution of LED Bulbs under UJALA crosses 20 crore

Today India is a world leader in LED consumption and we're selling 600,000 LED bulbs a day, union minister of state for power, coal, RE and mines Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday at the Raisina Dialogue 2017 in New Delhi.

Accolades For Piyush Goyal and EESL: Distribution of LED Bulbs under UJALA crosses 20 crore

In a span of just two years and which is also a record of sorts, India is presently selling six lakh LED bulbs every day and has crossed yet another benchmark of distributing over 20 crore LED bulbs under its flagship UJALA scheme. This assumes significance given the savings of Rs 10,000 crore that will accrue annually in electricity bills of the consumers.

India’s solar market expected to grow by 90% in 2017

Overall, 2017 will prove to be a bumper year for the solar power sector in India. Total installed capacity is expected to reach 18 GW by the end of the year.

India’s solar market expected to grow by 90% in 2017

With a pipeline of around 14 GW of utility scale projects, about 7.7 GW is expected to be commissioned in the year—a growth of around 90% over 2016. Combined with 1.1 GW of expected rooftop solar capacity, India should add a total of 8.8 GW in 2017, ranking it amongst the top three global markets after China and the USA.

Ghatkopar building goes solar, to save Rs1.65 lakh on power bills

Ghatkopar building goes solar, to save Rs1.65 lakh on power bills

The 15-storey Shivshakti Heights, located near the railway station, has got a 9.135 kilowatt (kW) peak power rooftop solar system installed, which lights the lifts and the building’s common areas. The building is home to 76 families.

Track Electrification of More Than 6 Lakh Villages On Your Mobiles. Download GARV-II App Now.

When some states were busy finding faults in the rural electrification program of the Centre, Union Minister Piyush Goyal was holding brainstorming sessions with his team at the power ministry and PSUs (including PFC and REC) on how to track and map the process of electrification in every village and household of this country. The result of this few month long exercise was the launch of GARV II mobile App on Tuesday by Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal. Garv II is the Next step towards ‘24x7 Power For All’.

Track Electrification of More Than 6 Lakh Villages On Your Mobiles. Download GARV-II App Now.

Village electrification is no longer about tracking electrification of 18,452 villages in the country. In line with the government’s promise to provide Power To All households in the country, people from the comfort of their homes and through their mobiles can track progress on household electrification in each of the habitations of about 6 lakh villages in India using the GARV II App.

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