Thermal power plants across the country not following the 2015 environmental standards set by the Ministry of Environment for emissions of Sulphur dioxide (SO2), Particulate Matter (PM).
The Centre has extended the deadline for States to submit their views on the draft standard bidding documents (SBDs) and guidelines for ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) to be set up under build, own and operate (BOO) basis.
The Central government is committed to provide electricity to all and that too round the clock. It will soon bring a law whereby any power distribution company doing load shedding after a specified date will be penalized bycentre.
Driven by a historic low solar and wind power tariff, India is about to take a leap of faith on the renewable energy front, lining up green project auctions to the tune of about Rs 2.7 lakh crore in 2018.
Despite the increase in prices of solar panels in recent months and the GST burden, Hero Solar Energy Pvt Ltd and SBE Four Ltd bagged 500 megawatt (MW) offering to sell solar power to Uttar Pradesh government at Rs 2.47 and Rs 2.48 per KWh, respectively
Energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Friday told the legislative council that Maharashtra was the leading state in renewable energy sector with 7,500MW installed capacity.
The power ministry today informed projects worth Rs 69,475 crore have been sanctioned so far under two flagship schemes aimed at rural and urban electrification in the country and the government’s programme is on track to implement universal household electrification in India by March 2019.
The NHPC Board today approved amending the company’s MoA to enable it to apply to powerregulator CERC for trading licence.
In what is believed to be a milestone, more than 28 crore LED bulbs have been distributed under Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) Scheme till 19th December 2017.
The impact of electricity on development is deeply underrated. At one stroke, reliable electricity supply can lead to improved health, improved productivity and unlimited access to the world outside.