Mar 25, 2017 05:46 PM IST
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today his ministry has drawn up a mission to save Rs 41,000 crore on electricity energy bills over the next ten years by betting big on solar energy, even as it expects to mop-up Rs 17,000 crore through non-fare revenue modes.
- Mar 24, 2017 08:40 PM IST
- Mar 23, 2017 04:09 PM IST
India's power woes are seemingly un-ending with erratic supply in the cities and gloomy scenario in rural areas. However, things are gradually improving now. The Ministry of Power is fighting this darkness with a renewed vigour and has implemented strategies to provide electricity to remotest parts of India by 2022.
- Feb 24, 2017 03:36 PM IST
India, the world's third-biggest greenhouse gas emitter, has set a target of raising its renewable energy generation to 175 gigawatt by 2022, around five times current usage, to supply power to its 1.3 billion people and fight climate change.
- Feb 16, 2017 10:12 AM IST
The 4th meetings of the Indo-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG) and Joint Steering Committee (JSC) on Power Cooperation were held on February 13-14, 2017 in Kathmandu.
- Feb 15, 2017 01:44 PM IST
CESC Ltd on February 10, 2017, had reported a 4.83 per cent rise in standalone net profit at Rs 152 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2016.
- Feb 10, 2017 03:00 PM IST
"The company has posted a net profit of Rs 152 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2016 as compared to Rs 145 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2015," CESC said in a BSE filing.
- Jan 30, 2017 08:32 AM IST
According to the Central Electricity Authority monthly report, total power generation in the country was 95.123 billion units (BUs) in December 2016, which was 6.13 percent higher than 89.625 BUs electricity generation in the corresponding month previous year.
- Jan 23, 2017 10:09 AM IST
To spruce up India‘s ranking in terms of ease of doing business, the Union Government has put out a 295-point agenda for states, which includes the target to quicken the starting of a company to just six days from an average 26 days now, reports the Financial Express today.
- Jan 12, 2017 09:52 PM IST
Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said Kerala can buy electricity at lower rates if it faces power shortage.
- Jan 02, 2017 01:04 PM IST
Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Energy, Dinesh Kumar Ghimire expressed hope that the country will become free from load-shedding now.
- Dec 29, 2016 11:59 AM IST
The consumers might soon get direct subsidy of electricity. An expert panel consisting of officials from the states and power industry are looking into a possibility of this and will submit its report to the power ministry in January.
- Dec 15, 2016 03:18 PM IST
Subramanian, who for the finance ministry had authored a report on possible tax rates under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), suggested that the new indirect tax set-up should be clean with simple low rates and should include land and property as well as electricity.
- Dec 13, 2016 03:38 PM IST
In a bid to promote energy efficiency, Power Minister Piyush Goyal will present National Energy Conservation Awards 2016 tomorrow after inaugurating the National Energy Conservation Day, read a ministry statement. Goyal will also felicitate winners of National Energy Conservation Painting Competition 2016.
- Dec 08, 2016 02:16 PM IST
The conference follows the commitments made by UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month.
- Nov 29, 2016 03:08 PM IST
Just as solar light can generate electricity, the water splitting process could do the same via the generation of clean chemical fuel such as hydrogen, said Huijin Zhao, Director of Griffith University's Centre for Clean Environment and Energy (CCEE) in Australia.
- Nov 23, 2016 07:10 PM IST
It also said that in order to bring efficiency in the power distribution sector, which is largely government owned, it has to be privatised in the long term.
- Nov 01, 2016 02:24 PM IST
"Currently, India has five reactors under construction with 3,300-MWe capacity. But this is too little for a country with so many people," said Agneta Rising, director general of the World Nuclear Association.
- Oct 31, 2016 01:00 PM IST
India will get electricity generated by wind-propelled plants installed in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in about five years as part of the country's green energy development programmes, an energy expert has said.
- Oct 13, 2016 08:22 AM IST
The alliance between Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Ministry of Education, France, to increase cooperation among entities from both the countries through public-private-partnership (PPP) models is aimed at addressing the huge skilled manpower gap in India's power sector.
- Oct 09, 2016 12:46 PM IST
All the villages in the country
would get electricity connection by May 2017, a year before
the 1000-day deadline set by the NDA government ends, Union
Minister Piyush Goyal today said.
- Oct 06, 2016 02:33 PM IST
The Goods and Services Tax will help India progress and increase productivity, says John Rice Vice Chairman, GE Global. He is optimistic about General Electric's business in India. He forecasts a growth of high single to double digits in the India business.
- Oct 05, 2016 07:44 PM IST
The average plant load factor of
thermal power plants on an all India-basis remained subdued in
April-August period due to a host of factors including paying
capacity constraints of discoms, ICRA said today.
- Oct 05, 2016 02:26 PM IST
"The spot price of electricity has been on a slightly higher side in September due to high demand, particularly from industrial units," an IEX official told PTI.
- Oct 05, 2016 08:00 AM IST
"So, officially, this agreement will be into force much faster than I think many of us anticipated when we first organised it," Obama said yesterday while participating in a discussion with Oscar-winning actor Leonardo Dicaprio and Dr Katharine Hayhoe as Part of the White House South Lawn Event.