The Centre has decided not to approve any new hydro-power project on the Ganga. The move will help the government in its river cleaning efforts as dams which are part of such projects obstruct the ecological flow (e-flow) hampering the river’s self-cleansing ability.
Over hundred villages in Jammu and Kashmir are “un-electrified”, the state’s Power Development Minister Sunil Kumar Sharma has said adding efforts were on to ensure power supply reaches them by the end of next month.
Environmentally Healthy And Clean India Is At The Core Of The Government’s Long Term Goals: Power Minister, R K Singh
Environmentally Healthy and Clean India is at the core of the Government’s long term goals, the Minister of State (I//C) Power and New and Renewable Energy RK Singh said on Tuesday while inaugurating NTPC’s two day conference on Agro Residue and Municipal Solid Waste to Power.
Andhra Pradesh government will reduce power tariffs by Re 1 per unit for those using smart meters during non-peak timings. Speaking to media persons after reviewing the functioning of the department, energy minister Kimidi Kala Venkata Rao revealed there would be no increase in power tariff and efforts are on to supply uninterrupted power in the state.
NTPC, India’s largest power generating company said on Thursday that it is aiming at generating 268 billion units (BU) of electricity during the fiscal year 2018-19, under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by it with the Ministry of Power in New Delhi
TPSC (India) Private Limited [TPSC(I)], a 100% Indian subsidiary of Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corporation in Japan, a Toshiba Group Company today announced that it will expand its assembly plant of water turbines for small and medium sized hydroelectric power project.
The UP cabinet on Tuesday overturned the SP government decision to construct the Karchana power plant in Allahabad by the state government. The cabinet instead decided that the project will be developed through competitive bidding.
After completing the job of pending electrification of all inhabited villages in the country, the Centre is now focussing on ensuring power is available in every house under the Saubhagya scheme by the year-end, something that may take yeoman effort to achieve in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
The Government has kicked-off a Pilot Scheme for Procurement of Aggregate Power of 2500 MW on competitive basis for 3 (three) years under medium term i.e. from generators with commissioned projects but without Power Purchase Agreement.