The two-day meet of power and renewable energy ministers which was scheduled to start at Rajgir in Bihar tomorrow has been called off at the eleventh hour.
Digital technologies are set to transform the global energy landscape, making it more connected, reliable and sustainable, which will have a profound and lasting impact on both energy demand and supply, states a new report on Digitalisation and Energy by the International Energy Agency(IEA).
My village in North Bihar has been grid-tied for several decades: most houses are metered or pay a fixed periodic charge.
The 66,000-km Indian railway network, which is also the world’s largest, is planned to be entirely electrified by 2021.
Unveiling the road map for structural reforms in the power sector, power and new and renewable energy minister Raj Kumar Singh on Thursday pitched for leveraging the direct benefits transfer (DBT) scheme in the electricity sector for better targeting of subsidies.
New Zealand’s incoming government is hoping to make the nation greener by planting 100 million trees each year, ensuring the electricity grid runs entirely from renewable energy, and spending more money on cycle ways and rail transport.
Recently, the central government launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (or Saubhagya). The scheme seeks to ensure universal household electrification (in both rural and urban areas) by providing last mile connectivity.
Electricity generator Mahagenco said the coal stock situation is improving in Maharashtra as the companies supplying the fuel to it have overcome the monsoon calamities.
The government plans to give electricity consumers the freedom to choose the supplier by enacting a new law that will bring the long-awaited system similar to mobile number portability.
Jammu and Kashmir is set to bring petrol, electricity, liquor and real estate under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), making it the first Indian state to take this step, reports Mint.