The National Smart Grid Mission (NSGM) has been launched by the government to plan and monitor implementation of policies and programmes related to Smart Grid activities in India. India’s Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal informed the Rajya Sabha on May 2 that an expenditure of Rs. […]
As many as 18 States and one Union Territory viz. Puducherry have given their ‘in-principle’ approval to join the scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY), a major reform handle of the Modi government to provide financial assistance to state distribution companies. So far, 10 States have already signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with Ministry […]
Govt’s LED Bulbs UJALA scheme will see annual savings of over Rs 42,000 crore in consumers electricity bills by 2019
Aiming an annual reduction in electricity bills of Indian consumers by over Rs 42,000 crore, Union power, coal and renewable energy minister, Piyush Goyal intends to provide energy efficient lighting, covering the entire country by 2019 and distribute 77 crore LED bulbs under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme. As of […]
Piyush Goyal Launches ‘UJALA’ Scheme in Madhya Pradesh. 3 Crore LED Bulbs to be Distributed in Next 6 Months in the State
Government of India’s National LED programme – Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) was launched today in Madhya Pradesh by Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister for State (IC) for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, at a function held in Bhopal. The scheme is being implemented by […]
Grameen Vidyutikaran is a vision to bring that change. See how electrification of villages led to education, employment and development, seeding happiness across rural communities. Video Credit: A Govt. Of India
Goyal Achieves A Major Milestone : Distributes 10 Crore Led Bulbs Across India With Annual Savings of Rs 5000 cr to Consumers On Electricity Bills
In a move that will see an annual reduction in consumers electricity bills by Rs 5,195 crore, India’s Power, coal and RE Minister Piyush Goyal achieved a major milestone on April 26 as he achieved distribution of over 10 crore LED bulbs across the country. The distribution of LED bulbs is being done under the […]
Stating that India is willing to take gas for its gas based power projects and sign long term contracts of 10-15 years, Piyush Goyal has sought a fixed price of $5 per mmbtu as the power sector is a price sensitive sector in the country.
India to share its energy efficiency success stories with the US. Pricing of LED bulbs in India has been a game change with prices falling by over 83 per cent in one year.” EESL has already completed distribution of 5 crore LED bulbs under its Domestic Efficient Lighting Program.
110 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 11th to 17th April 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 24 villages belong to Arunachal Pradesh , 24 in Assam, 21 in Jharkhand, 18 in Rajasthan, 6 in Bihar, 4 in Chhattisgarh, 4 in Odisha […]
Affordability, Access & Inclusiveness Driving India’s Energy Policies: India’s Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal told a gathering of UK investors in London on April 19.