The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday took a slew of decisions in its Cabinet meeting on Monday to address the problem of power roasting and overloading. Now, Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) will be setting up power grids in four UP districts– Rampur, Sambhal, Meerut and Sindhauli. With a budget of Rs 115 crore,
UP may soon tie up with national and international companies for water management, setting up piped canals and generating solar energy from water bodies. This was announced by state Jal Shakti minister Mahendra Singh following a two-day seminar on restructuring of newly-formed Jal Shakti department
To enhance the sugarcane value chain in Uttar Pradesh, government-controlled distilleries in the state have lined up investment of about Rs 160 crore to create fresh ethanol production capacity of 53 million litres (ML).
Even as it gears up to provide round-the-clock power supply during the festive season, the power distribution companies in Uttar Pradesh have shown an improvement in their ratings as per the 7th annual integrated rating report of the distribution utilities published by the ministry of power.
The Uttar Pradesh Solar Energy Developer Association (UPSEDA) has written a letter to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the additional secretary of the cabinet secretariat highlighting its concerns regarding the second phase of the rooftop solar program.
West Bengal has bagged the highest number of LPG connections after Uttar Pradesh, since May 1, 2016, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana aimed at distributing five crore new connections to women of below-poverty-line (BPL
The power demand in Uttar Pradesh reaches 22,000 MW in summers, while there is a gap of 1,000 to 1,500 MW between demand and supply during peak hours, Power Minister Shrikant Sharma said on July 26.
Close to 8,000 farmers from Lucknow and neighboring districts will hold a rally at UPPCL headquarters on July 25 demanding free electricity. The farmers’ outfit, Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU), said if demands are not met similar protests will be held all over the state.
Uttar Pradesh’s electricity regulator has directed the state electricity distribution companies (discoms) not to sign any new power purchase agreements (PPAs) with thermal power plants till December 2022.
Uttar Pradesh plans to commission 1500 MW solar capacity power plants by next year, state minister for department of additional sources of energy Brajesh Pathak said. The Centre has set a target of installing 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022