The sultry weather conditions prevailing across the region has pushed the power demand in Punjab and Haryana to new peaks on Wednesday. Punjab power demand exceeded 12,700 MW today afternoon, breaking last year’s record demand of 12,542 MW achieved on July 9.
The Delhi government Wednesday announced its first electric vehicles (EVs) freight pilot under which up to 1,000 such vehicles are aimed to be deployed in the city over the next 12 months for delivering online orders.
A single thermal power station — Shri Singaji Thermal Power Station (SSTPS) — eats up the biggest share of the overall fixed charges borne by discoms and produces the costliest power. Despite being expensive, the two newly built units have developed technical snags and come to a halt within five months of its commissioning.
Ujjwala uptake strongest in Delhi, Goa and Haryana; Telangana, Chhattisgarh with lowest refill count
The government’s flagship pro-poor scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) has found maximum success in Delhi, Goa, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Puducherry. These are the states with the maximum percentage of beneficiaries who availed at least four cooking gas refills in the period between May 2016
ZunRoof Tech, a residential solar rooftop company, on Wednesday said it has received a grant support from US-India Clean Energy Finance (USICEF) in the fourth round of the programme.
The Chandigarh administration has once again extended the deadline for three months for the installation of solar plants. This is the third extension given by the UT administration.
India imported 235.2 million tonne (MT) of coal in 2018-19 valued at Rs 1.7 lakh crore, Parliament was informed today. During 2017-18, the country imported 208.2 MT of the dry fuel valued at Rs 1.3 lakh crore, Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.
In an effort to increase usage of green fuels in Uttarakhand, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the union government oil company, is undertaking a project to construct a 600 kilolitre (KL) biodiesel tank and three ethanol tanks of 70 KL capacity at Lalkuan depot in Nainital district, said IOC officials on Tuesday.
While the UT administration and Crest are organizing awareness camps for installation of solar plants in the city, residents, especially senior citizens, are facing a tough time getting permissions to install solar rooftop units at their houses.
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