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Niti Aayog unveils ‘Three Year Action Agenda’ for power and energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2017

Identifying energy as one of the most complex sectors of the economy, the draft Three Year Action Agenda for FY18-FY20 released by the Niti Aayog, recommended a number of targets and policy...

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Minister launches mobile app for interface with discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2017

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the 'Urja Mitra' mobile application that allows consumers across India to exchange real-time information with electricity distribution...

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Mizoram is 27th state in Uday discom debt restructure scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2017

Mizoram has become the 27th state to join the central government’s Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (Uday) debt restructuring scheme for states’ electricity distribution companies (discoms), an...

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UDAY a success: India's power distribution system shows clear signs of revival

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2016

India’s power distribution system is showing concrete signs of revival and lower operational losses as chronically inefficient states have significantly narrowed the gap between cost and revenue...

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India Power Corporation Ltd to adopt smart grid with USTDA in Gaya

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2016

India Power Corporation Ltd has entered into a partnership with US Trade & Development Agency to implement smart gird technology on India Power's distribution network - particularly to its...

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UDAY Unlikely to Destabilise Aggregate State Finances but Select States Will Feel the Pinch: India Ratings

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2016

Aggregate impact of UDAY on the fiscal deficits of 13 states that have joined the scheme will be 0.47% of gross domestic product (GDP) in FY17 estimates India Ratings. However, state finances of...

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Power minister Piyush Goyal launches energy efficient fan programme in UP

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 11, 2016

Power minister Piyush Goyal has launched the National Energy Efficient Fan Programme (NEEFP) in Uttar Pradesh. Under the scheme, BEE 5-star rated ceiling fans of 50 Watt will be distributed to...

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States float Rs 1 lakh crore worth of Uday bonds in FY 2016: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 6, 2016

Eulogising the benefits of Uday scheme for distribution firms, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today said states have floated bonds worth Rs 1 lakh crore under the scheme in just two-and-a-...

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Subject Tags: distribution , power

Green certificates sale up 62% at 49.56 lakh in 2015-16

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 1, 2016

Sale of renewable energy certificates (RECs) increased by about 62 per cent to 49.56 lakh this fiscal as compared to 30.64 lakh in 2014-15.

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Subject Tags: distribution , power

RBI announces private placement of special securities under UDAY

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 29, 2016

The RBI today asked market participants interested in subscribing to the special securities under UDAY scheme through private placement route to approach it by March 30.

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Subject Tags: distribution , power