Himachal Pradesh is aiming to achieve 100 per cent transition to electric vehicles by 2030 in alignment with the United Nation’s sustainable development goals, an official said on Wednesday.
Setting up of hydropower projects are becoming unviable due to escalated cost and local resistance. This was acknowledged by chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Wednesday who informed the state assembly that earlier cost incurred on setting up the project used to come around Rs one crore per megawatt
The state government has signed MoUs for Rs 780 crore with various industrial houses during Gujarat road show. These include Rs 360 crore MoUs with Centaur Energy, Rs 110 crore with Ultracab India, Rs 100 crore with Gujarat Ambuja Export Limited
The Himachal Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (HPERC) has set the tariff for sale of power from BASPA II, which is a 300 MW hydropower project located on river Baspa (a tributary of river Satluj), located in district Kinnaur.
Following the Supreme Court ban on the use of furnace oil and petroleum coke in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board (HPSPCB) has framed a draft fuel policy,
The Himachal Pradesh government has set a target of attracting investments of Rs 85,000 crore and has already succeeded in signing memorandum of understanding worth Rs 22,964 crore, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said Tuesday.
Highlighting the risks associated with hydropower construction, especially in Himalayan regions like Himachal Pradesh, a report ‘The Hidden Cost of Hydropower’ released by Himachal-based Himdhara Environment Research and Action Collective has claimed that over the last few years
The HPERC’s rates range from Rs 3.98/kWh for projects in rural and undeveloped areas up to 1 MW in size and Rs 3.94/kWh for installations between 1 MW and 5 MW. It has set generic tariffs for projects in the state’s industrial and urban areas at Rs 4.06/kWh (up to 1 MW) and Rs 4.02/kWh (1 MW to 5 MW).
Moreover, this MNRE and GIZ-backed program will be implemented in four states i.e. – Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir along with two Union Territories – Daman and Diu; and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
The order will be applicable to such domestic consumers to whom a Letter of Approval (LoA) for installing rooftop solar PV system based on net metering is issued after November 15, 2018, as per the 2015 regulations and who have thereafter installed such system.