A record number of 72 new CNG filling facilities have been set up by Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) at the retail outlets of Oil Marketing Companies (OMC) like Indian Oil, BPCL and HPCL since January 2016. While 51 out of these 72 CNG fuelling facilities are located in NCT of Delhi, 21 are located in […]
Piyush Goyal Launches ‘UJALA’ Scheme in Madhya Pradesh. 3 Crore LED Bulbs to be Distributed in Next 6 Months in the State
Government of India’s National LED programme – Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) was launched today in Madhya Pradesh by Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister for State (IC) for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, at a function held in Bhopal. The scheme is being implemented by […]
Goyal Achieves A Major Milestone : Distributes 10 Crore Led Bulbs Across India With Annual Savings of Rs 5000 cr to Consumers On Electricity Bills
In a move that will see an annual reduction in consumers electricity bills by Rs 5,195 crore, India’s Power, coal and RE Minister Piyush Goyal achieved a major milestone on April 26 as he achieved distribution of over 10 crore LED bulbs across the country. The distribution of LED bulbs is being done under the […]
A major contributor to this subsidy reduction is the government’s “Give It Up” scheme. As on date more than 1 crore LPG customers have given up LPG subsidy under the ‘GiveItUp’ campaign. The approximate annual subsidy saving is likely to be in the range of Rs. 1668 crore (approx.) assuming an average subsidy of Rs. 139 per cylinder. The ‘GiveItUp’ campaign is a continuous process and wide publicity is given for voluntarily surrender of subsidy.
Team EnergyInfraPost With falling crude oil prices boosting the company’s refining and petrochemical margins, India’s largest private sector energy company–Reliance Industries Ltd on April 22nd, 2016 reported its highest quarterly net profit in eight years at Rs 7,398 crores representing a 16% jump in earnings for the three-month period ended March 31. RIL is the operator […]
India to share its energy efficiency success stories with the US. Pricing of LED bulbs in India has been a game change with prices falling by over 83 per cent in one year.” EESL has already completed distribution of 5 crore LED bulbs under its Domestic Efficient Lighting Program.
Affordability, Access & Inclusiveness Driving India’s Energy Policies: India’s Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal told a gathering of UK investors in London on April 19.
Indian public sector giants are likely to examine rupee denominated debt instruments like Masala Bonds to create and develop a new market and identify benchmark prices for these new instruments. The issuances which would be offered by blue chip government companies are expected to help evolve new vistas of funding for the renewable energy space.
Over 1 Crore Led Bulbs Distributed in Uttar Pradesh Under “Ujala” Programme , Consumers to Get Bulbs at Rs 80 ; Power Minister Piyush Goyal Announces Achievement.
The onset of summers in India especially Delhi and some northern and western parts of India, has often been related to long hours of power cuts till a year