Starting Andhra Pradesh, the ministry of power will launch the two energy efficiency schemes to provide SIM enabled Agri pumps to Indian farmers and energy efficient ceiling fans on April 7th. Soon the scheme will be extended to Maharashtra and other states of India
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Making India Energy-Efficient: Smart SIM-enabled pumps will cut down India’s mounting agricultural subsidy bill by Rs 20,000 crore annually from 2019 with the distribution of 20 million pumps across the nation. Also on the anvil is another roll-out plan to provide Energy-Efficient 5-Star labelled Ceiling Fans for Homes and Businesses. These two path-breaking initiatives will be Launched by Goyal on April 7th starting with Andhra Pradesh in the presence of state Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. Piyush Goyal Spoke to EnergyInfraPost.com in an Exclusive Interview Ahead of the Launch.
The Commissioned transmission projects worth Rs 30,300 crore during 2015-16 is the highest-ever commissioning achieved by the company in its history.The highlights of the year also include establishment of two new international interconnections, one with Nepal and the other with Bangladesh.
The minister emphasised that his government will focus on increasing electricity demand, developing hydro power and intrastate transmission. He also added that there is a need to build enough redundancy in the system to address breakdowns. Goyal stressed that public-private partnerships are central to the power sector. He expressed confidence that India would meet the target of 20,000 MW of solar power by 2017 and the 100 gigawatts target of renewable energy by 2022.
Team EnergyInfraPost With an objective to enhance transparency in procurement of large scale power equipments by State power utilities and economize the pricing, Power Grid today commences E-Reverse auction ( eRA) for 25KVA Distribution Transformers and Aerial Bunch Cables. The eRA which is second in series is being conducted today with the provision of auto […]
The government said it has electrified 7008 villages till March 23, 2016 during 2015-16.Stating this power and coal minister, Piyush Goyal said that with this, the annual target of electrifying 7008 villages during this fiscal year under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY) has been achieved a week before close of financial year
Another 337 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 14th to 20th March 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY).Out of these electrified villages, 67 in Odisha, 49 in Jharkhand , 66 villages in Uttar Pradesh, 30 in Arunachal Pradesh , 41 in Bihar, 49 in Assam, 12 in Chhattisgarh, 9 in Madhya Pradesh and 11 in Rajasthan 1 each in Himachal Pradesh, Manipur & J &K