“We have brought solar revolution in a big way to India. In the last two years, there was highest ever renewable energy capacity expansion in wind and solar. In fact, solar energy capacity, which was 2,400 MW in 2014, has now crossed 7,000 MW,” the Coal, Power and Renewable Energy Minister said during his visit to Chennai.
Essar’s Raniganj (East) Block becomes India’s first CBM Asset to cross 1 million scmd production milestone
CBM production assumes an added significance to the State of West Bengal as hydrocarbon discovery on a commercial scale in the conventional reservoirs like sandstone or limestone is yet to materialise.
Lays Foundation Stone for Energy Saving Chilled Water Storage & Centre for Battery Engineering & Electric Vehicles at IIT-Chennai
In what will bridge the ongoing power shortages in Karnataka and following intervention of the Union Minister Piyush Goyal, the government of Karnataka has agreed to provide all assistance to the completion of the four ongoing transmission projects that includes the 400 KV Yelahanka LILO, 400KV Dharmapuri-Somanahally D/C Line, 400 KV Madhugiri –Yelahanka D/C line […]
Under this round, 67 DSF of ONGC and Oil India Ltd, which could not be monetized during previous years, are being offered for international bidding. Progressive administrative and fiscal procedures have been introduced in this bidding process in sync with best international practices. A data room will also be opened in office premises of ONGC Videsh Ltd in Houston during the road shows.
Around 40 lakh below poverty level (BPL) households in state are to get free LPG cylinders under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana scheme.
India, which has set an ambitious target of constructing 40kms of new road per day next year, offers “a great opportunity”
The project will not only ensure uninterrupted supply of power in Gurgaon city but will also put an end to the diesel generated costly power being used by industrial units in the city as also being supplied by builders and colonisers to residents of Gurgaon at a very high price of anywhere between Rs 14-20 a unit as against the average tariff of Rs 3-4 a unit for electricity supplied through the grid in the country.
The minister said two new mobile apps on the coal and mining sectors will also be looked at to provide information in a transparent manner as also to impart accountability to the system comprising of companies and the central and state governments.
Sources said Goyal’s mandate as the mines minister is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to make India emerge as a major mineral producer.