Over 30 crore energy efficient LED bulbs have already been distributed so far which includes 20 crore LED bulbs by the EESL under the government’s UJALA scheme and more than 10 crores by the private domestic LED companies.
Union minister of state for power, renewable energy, coal and mines, Piyush Goyal said on Monday that India was fast emerging as the LED capital of the world.
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.
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.
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 is committed to meet its renewable energy goals and is not bothered about US president-elect Donald Trump’s skepticism on policies related to climate change, Piyush Goyal, told delegates at the 2017 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
India’s partnership with Japan in Energy Sector critical for a Sustainable Energy Future for both Nations
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
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.
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.
In support of the Digital India initiative, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IndianOil) had deployed a new technology initiative, a ChatBot, at the recently concluded PETROTECH-2016, the 12th International Oil & Gas.
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.
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.