Union Budget 2017announces another Rs 4,814 crore for Energising Rural Homes

Union Budget 2017announces another Rs 4,814 crore for Energising Rural Homes

Confident that India will achieve 100% rural electrification by 2018, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely has proposed Rs 4,814 crore as part of budget allocation for government’s rural electrification program -under Deen Daya Upadhyayal Gram Jyoti Yojana meant for facilitating power to all rural homes.

Accolades For Piyush Goyal and EESL: Distribution of LED Bulbs under UJALA crosses 20 crore

Today India is a world leader in LED consumption and we're selling 600,000 LED bulbs a day, union minister of state for power, coal, RE and mines Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday at the Raisina Dialogue 2017 in New Delhi.

Accolades For Piyush Goyal and EESL: Distribution of LED Bulbs under UJALA crosses 20 crore

In a span of just two years and which is also a record of sorts, India is presently selling six lakh LED bulbs every day and has crossed yet another benchmark of distributing over 20 crore LED bulbs under its flagship UJALA scheme. This assumes significance given the savings of Rs 10,000 crore that will accrue annually in electricity bills of the consumers.

India’s power demand to expand four fold in the next 15 years to become one of the largest energy markets globally : Piyush Goyal

India’s partnership with Japan in Energy Sector critical for a Sustainable Energy Future for both Nations

India’s power demand to expand four fold in the next 15 years to become one of the largest energy markets globally : Piyush Goyal

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal presided over a bilateral meeting with the Japanese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister for Economy

With DISCOM losses at Rs 50,000 crore, Tamil Nadu to join UDAY in few days

Tamil Nadu's joining the scheme will make the UDAY club grow to 21. States of Assam and Telangana have signed MoUs early this week, a move that will see an overall net benefit of approximately Rs 6116 crores accruing to Telangana and Rs 1663 crores to Assam.

With DISCOM losses at Rs 50,000 crore, Tamil Nadu to join UDAY in few days

Power ministry’s flagship scheme, the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) will have soon have an important state-Tamil Nadu on board, likely by next week. With Discom losses of Rs 50,000 crore, Tamil Nadu’s joining will see over 90% of total DISCOM debts getting covered under the UDAY scheme.

On the back of surplus power state, NTPC signs agreement to sell 160 mw power to Nepal from Jan-May 2017

NVVN is the only government company in the power sector engaged in the business of power trading. The power will be supplied through the Muzaffarpur-Dhalkebar transmission line.

On the back of surplus power state, NTPC signs agreement to sell 160 mw power to Nepal from Jan-May 2017

India’s largest power generating company, NTPC Lt’d wholly owned arm—NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited (NVVN) has signed Power Purchase Agreement(PPA) with Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) for supply of up to 160 MW power for the period January 2017 to May 2017.

Empowering the Grid to meet Challenges of 24×7 Power For All

Goyal would also be launching ‘Coal Mitra’ – a Web portal for Flexibility in Utilization of Domestic Coal, during the event. The event is expected to be attended by State Energy Secretaries, Head of State Utilities, officials from International Financing Agencies, various CPSE’s, private sector and other Statutory bodies along with Media and Analysts.

Empowering the Grid to meet Challenges of 24×7 Power For All

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, shall be presiding over an