Union minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said India’s energy demand would quadruple in the next couple of decades and exhorted stakeholders in the power sector to make electricity cheaper for the common man.
Outlining the need for smart and efficient electrical appliances, Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said smart meters can be a game changer in long-term planning for the power sector.
The two-day ‘Momentum Jharkhand’ to establish the state as a premier investment destination for both Indian and foreign investors will be held here on February 16 and 17.
With an aim to generate more electricity from clean energy sources, chiefly the hydropower sector, Ministry of Power has sought concessions for under-construction hydel projects in the upcoming Union Budget for 2017-18.
The coal ministry will soon seek the Cabinet’s approval for the auction of coal linkages for the power sector.”It is broadly finalised … We will take it to the Cabinet soon,” Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on the sidelines on an event here.
Today India is a world leader in LED consumption and we're selling 600,000 LED bulbs a day, union minister of state for power, coal, RE and mines Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday at the Raisina Dialogue 2017 in New Delhi.
In a span of just two years and which is also a record of sorts, India is presently selling six lakh LED bulbs every day and has crossed yet another benchmark of distributing over 20 crore LED bulbs under its flagship UJALA scheme. This assumes significance given the savings of Rs 10,000 crore that will accrue annually in electricity bills of the consumers.
We are used to seeing politicians travel in big cars which zoom past us as their red lights signal to everyone on the road to make way.
India is committed to meet its renewable energy goals and is not bothered about US president-elect Donald Trump’s skepticism on policies related to climate change, Piyush Goyal, told delegates at the 2017 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
In a push to the hydropower sector, the Ministry of Power has sought concessions for under-construction hydel projects in the upcoming Budget for 2017-18.
ikkim is likely to join Ujjawal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) next week taking the tally of states accepting the centre’s electricity distribution revival scheme to 22