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No free power for poor under Saubhagya; demand to rise by 28GW

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2017

The government today said power will not be provided free of cost to any category of consumer under the recently launched Saubhagya scheme, which aims to provide electricity to all. ...

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All Indian Villages to have Electricity by Next Month: Union Minister

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 19, 2017

First time since becoming the Central Minister of State for Energy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader R K Singh arrived in Patna on Monday where he was given a warm welcome by the state...

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Declare village electrified only when all families get power: Panel

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 11, 2017

A parliamentary panel has recommended that a village should be declared electrified only after providing power connections to all households there.

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The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission to pay compensation for delay in restoration of electricity

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

Come September, Delhiites will be paid up to Rs 200 for delay in restoration of power with the city's power regulator finalising the supply code and performance standards.

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Whole state of Manipur will be electrified within 2018

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 30, 2017

Power Minister Thongam Biswajit has stated that the whole state, including remote areas, will be electrified within 2018.

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Overall power shortage down to 0.7 per cent in 2016-17: Government

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2017

The government today said that the energy shortage has came down to 0.7 per cent in 2016-17.

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Mix waste processing facility on Pune Municipal Corporation radar

By : sustainabilityo..., May 23, 2017

The civic body has proposed to set up a mix waste processing unit of 750-tonne capacity at Uruli Devachi producing electricity, manure and refuse-derived fuel (RDF), two weeks after chief...

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Rural Electrification Programme On Track, Meeting Chaired By PM Modi Told

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2017

The rural electrification programme is proceeding swiftly, with over 13,000 villages electrified out of a total of 18,452 and is on track for completion within the targeted 1000 days, a meeting...

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Push for electricity to the last 4,141 villages by 2018: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., May 4, 2017

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that "a final push" is needed to provide electricity to the 4,141 un-electrified villages in the country by 2018.

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Solar tariff fixed at Rs 4.36 per unit for Megawatt scale plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2017

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has fixed Rs 4.36 per unit as the new tariff for new grid-connected megawatt (MW)-scale solar photovoltaic plants. This is the tariff solar...

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