India’s Power Sector Under Minister Piyush Goyal Achieves Major Milestones During 2016

India’s Power Sector Under Minister Piyush Goyal Achieves Major Milestones During 2016

Anupama Airy India is moving fast on the power capacity generation front and from a power deficit nation, it is presently a power surplus region. Just a day back on December 26, state-owned NTPC Ltd inked an agreement to import 160 mw to India’s strategic neighbour Nepal. With 2016 coming to an end, the Modi […]

Welcome 2017. A Sneak Peek Into The Priorities Set By Minister Piyush Goyal For The New Year

Union Minister Piyush Goyal is holding charge of four important economic ministries including Power, RE, Coal and Mines. After de-monetisation move, Goyal has also been helping the government on this front but his performance in the four sectors has clearly given him an edge over many others in the Modi government. Goyal already knows his priorities for the year ahead.

Welcome 2017. A Sneak Peek Into The Priorities Set By Minister Piyush Goyal For The New Year

At EnergyInfraPost.com, while we have done an in-depth analysis of all the four sectors including power, RE, coal and mines, we in this article give you a quick sneak peek into the priority areas set by the minister for his four ministries during 2017.

India Makes Remarkable Strides On The Renewable Energy Front

As the Modi government completes its half term in office, Solar Energy Projects with an aggregate capacity of over 8727.62 MW have been installed in the country. In wind energy, India leads Spain and UK with a fourth position in the world after China, USA and Germany.

India Makes Remarkable Strides On The Renewable Energy Front

India saw the largest ever wind power capacity addition of 3423 MW in 2015-16 exceeding target by 43%. During 2016-17, a total 1502 MW capacity has been added till 31.10.2016, making cumulative achievement 28,279 MW. Now, in terms of wind power installed capacity India is globally placed at 4th position after China, USA and Germany.

Good Bye 2016. A Peek Into How The Year Fared For India’s Coal Sector

India’s Coal Production Crosses 391 MT With An Growth of 1.6%During Apr-Nov 2016. After helping the exchequer save about Rs 20,000 crore in 2015-16, the coal ministry saved Rs 4,844 crore in the first four months of the current year.

Good Bye 2016. A Peek Into How The Year Fared For India’s Coal Sector

Coal Ministry Goes Fully Digital, Several IT Initiatives Taken Round the Year to Enhance Transparency and Ease of Doing Business.

Review 2016-17-Major Initiatives By The Government (MNRE) To Push Power Generation From Renewables

Review 2016-17-Major Initiatives By The Government (MNRE) To Push Power Generation From Renewables

In order to achieve the renewable energy target of 175 GW by the year 2022, the major programmes/ schemes on implementation of Solar Park, Solar Defence Scheme, Solar scheme for CPUs Solar PV power plants on Canal Bank and Canal Tops, Solar Pump, Solar Rooftop etc have been launched during the last two years.

NTPC signs MoU with Andaman and Nicobar for Solar storage

NTPC shall be setting up Solar Power projects of 50 MW capacity with Battery Energy Storage System at different locations in Port Blair in Andaman & Nicobar Islands as part of its Green Commitment.

NTPC signs MoU with Andaman and Nicobar for Solar storage

India’s largest power company, NTPC Ltd has signed an memmorandum of understanding with the Union Territory Andaman and Nicobar to set up 50 MW Solar Power Projects with Battery Energy Storage System at Port Blair.