A capacity addition target of 4000 MW and 12000 MW has been proposed for generation of electricity by wind and solar respectively during 2016-17 and a total of 315 MW have been installed under Solar Roof top Scheme. Power generated from these projects is being used for both domestic and captive use.
With due focus on solar and wind projects, the percentage of Renewable Energy in India’s Total Power Generation has also seen a consistent increase from 4.97% in 2012-13 to about 5.7%, as on February, 2016, India’s Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal told the Rajya Sabha on May […]
Aiming an annual reduction in electricity bills of Indian consumers by over Rs 42,000 crore, Union power, coal and renewable energy minister, Piyush Goyal intends to provide energy efficient lighting, covering the entire country by 2019 and distribute 77 crore LED bulbs under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme. As of […]
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 […]
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 […]
Team EnergyInfraPost India’s Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal and Ségolène Royal, French Minister of Environment, Energy and the Sea, in charge of International Relations on Climate and President of COP21 co-chaired a Ministerial Side Event on International Solar Alliance (ISA) at Headquarters of the United Nations […]
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.