Punjab power minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar has assured farmers that they wouldn’t be charged after electricity meters were installed on their agriculture pumpset connections for the tubewells.
City residents can expect uninterrupted supply of power during summer as the ministry of power has enhanced the unallocated electricity quota, which will help reduce supply losses.
Guwahati now has India’s first railway station run by solar power. The project of installing solar panels was commissioned last year in April 2017.
The Kerala State Electricity Board has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Thermal Power Corporation for increasing solar power generation in the state.
In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the energy sector, the government has started work on a plan to create a mammoth database of all the power generating units in the country, whether operational or being planned.
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