The power ministry needs to persuade states not to levy any water cess on hydro power projects, as the states get free power from such plants in their jurisdiction, said a parliamentary panel Friday.
The Ministry of Power (MoP) has issued new guidelines for import and export of electricity and power trading with neighboring countries. The 2018 guidelines will replace the existing guidelines on cross border trade of electricity issued in 2016.
Consumers will get uninterrupted power supply from April 1 and building blocks for this are all in place, according to power minister RK Singh. From this ‘zero date’, state distribution companies (discoms) cannot resort to wilful blackouts to avoid buying power.
The government has connected about 96% of households across the country with electricity supply, and hopes to take power lines to the rest by January 26, officials said.
Ministry of Power, Government of India has decided to make all meters smart prepaid in 3 years from 1st April, 2019. This step is likely to bring revolution in power sector by way of reduction in AT&C losses
Centre to roll out prepaid metering across India from April, says power and renewable energy minister RK Singh
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government is planning to introduce prepaid electricity recharge cards like in case of mobile phones at the fag end of its tenure from April 2019. Union minister of state for power and renewable
State electricity minister P Thangamani laid the foundation stone for the Kolli Hills Hydroelectric Power Project at Kollimalai on Friday. “Work on the Rs 339-crore 1x20MW hydro power project would be completed in three years,”
India has achieved a 20% reduction in its emissions intensity against the 33% level it has committed to attain by 2030 at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, power minister RK Singh said.
The Union ministry of power has advised all states in India to follow Andhra Pradesh model in implementing energy efficiency activities. The ministry, in a letter to the states, advised them to establish standalone state-designated agencies
India’s most prominent trade fair that leads the way in setting new trends for innovative LED and lighting technologies, LED Expo 2018 was inaugurated today at Greater Noida. The 19th edition of LED Expo 2018