The savings in electricity bills resulting from the Solar Project are expected to be more than approximately Rs 80 lakh per year. The Project is being implemented in President’s Estate in collaboration with Rural Electrification Corporation (REC).
Spending Rs 20 crore a year on electricity bills, Rashtrapati Bhavan which is not just the residence and office of the President of India but the President’s Estate is a small township, will soon able to cut its electricity bill by Rs 80 lakh after it switches to solar power.
Chandrasekaran joined TCS in 1987 after completing his master’s in computer applications from Regional Engineering College, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India. Under his leadership, TCS has become the largest private sector employer in India with the highest retention rate in a globally competitive industry.
Team EnergyInfraPost India’s largest integrated power company, Tata Power on Friday announced the appointment of Natarajan Chandrasekaran as the Chairman and Additional Director of the company from February 11. After making TCS as the world’s most powerful brand in IT services, Chandrasekaran has now been given additional charge of Tata Power and take it to new […]
With an objective to enhance transparency and accountability as a part of the Ease of Doing Business in the Mining sector, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal will launch TAMRA (**Transparency, Auction Monitoring and Resource Augmentation) portal and Mobile Application here on 10th February, 2017. Ministers of […]
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 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.
With sales of LED bulbs exceeding 6 lakh a day, India can proudly claim achieving a substantial benchmark of distributing over 20 crore LED bulbs under its flagship UJALA scheme and more than 10 crore by the industry outside the UJALA scheme. Alongside, close to 16.5 Lakh Street bulbs have been replaced with LED Lights throughout the country under Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP).
The remaining villages (3968- 70%) are now mainly in 4 states including Arunachal Pradesh (1229); Assam (972); Jharkhand (892) and Odisha (875)).
In line with its transparent style of functioning, the ministry of power’s GARV App has made it possible for anyone to check the state by state status of the village electrification process in India. Available data shows that out of a total of 18452 villages, as on February 6, 2017, more than 12,000 villages have been electrified and 5,665 remains to be electrified.
Over 30 crore energy efficient LED bulbs have already been distributed so far which includes 20 crore LED bulbs by the EESL under the government’s UJALA scheme and more than 10 crores by the private domestic LED companies.
Union minister of state for power, renewable energy, coal and mines, Piyush Goyal said on Monday that India was fast emerging as the LED capital of the world.
Confident that India will achieve 100% rural electrification by 2018, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely has proposed Rs 4,814 crore as part of budget allocation for government’s rural electrification program -under Deen Daya Upadhyayal Gram Jyoti Yojana meant for facilitating power to all rural homes.