The Tamil Nadu government has taken steps for setting up new powerprojects with a total generation capacity of 9,300 MW, at a cost of Rs 53,890 crore, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said here.
The fate of 400kV New Butwal-Gorakhpur cross-border transmission line is hanging in balance, as India questioned the power line’s commercial viability, saying whether it can help to encourage electricity generation between Nepal and India.
India’s largest power generator NTPC to develop charging infrastructure for all segments of E-Vehicles
Marking its entry into Electric Vehicle arena as new business venture, NTPC has signed up Jabalpur City Transport Service for setting up the charging infrastructure for all segments of EVs across the city.
Even as the Punjab government is planning to introduce a direct-bank transfer (DBT) scheme for power subsidies on agricultural connections, the pending power subsidy bill continues to accumulate.
Budget 2018: India’s Renewable Progress Slips; GST-Induced Losses, Import Duty On Solar Modules Threaten 2022 Target
In line with its climate-change commitments and domestic pollution concerns, India has one of the world’s largest programmes to expand renewables — a tripling of capacity over the next five years.
To promote the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country, the government is ready to amend the Electricity Act, 2003.
Allaying fears over adverse impact of proposed safeguard duty on solar equipment, Power and New & Renewable Minister R K Singh said that nothing can jeopardise India’s renewable energy target of 175 GW by 2022.
In a major relief for industrial and commercial establishments, the government proposes to remove cross-subsidy charges levied on large power consumers, power minister R K Singh said on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November had set an ambitious target of having 175 gigawatts (GW) installed capacity of renewable energy by 2022. Of this, 100 GW is expected from solar power and 60 GW coming from wind power projects.
India Can Get All Petrol, Diesel Vehicles Off Roads By 2030. Here’s What It Will Take To Go Electric
In April, Piyush Goyal, the power minister at the time, claimed that India would introduce electric vehicles with such vigour that by 2030, there would be no petrol or diesel vehicle left to register.