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Government to bid out 25 GW solar capacities in Ladakh

By : editor_2, Aug 17, 2018

The government will come out with a single bid for setting up 25 GW of solar capacity in Ladakh, Power Minister R K Singh said today, and asserted that renewable energy is a must for sustainable...

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EESL signs pact to install 1 million smart electricity meters in Haryana

By : editor_2, Jul 12, 2018

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an arm of the power ministry, today announced it has signed two pacts with Haryana power ...

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Power Ministry mulls Rs 50 crore reward for discoms under Saubhagya

By : editor_2, Jul 9, 2018

The power ministry is mulling a reward of Rs 50 lakh for state utilities...

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Delhi's power discom TPDDL starts installation of smart meters, aims to cover five lakh consumers in next two years

By : editor_2, Jul 9, 2018

Delhi's power discom...

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The Innovative Solar Model that could save up to 95% of your monthly electricity bills

By : editor_2, Jul 6, 2018

Even the smallest, energy-efficient LED consumes some amount of power. Little by little, when the electricity units add up and present themselves, the eventual expenditure is quite high. Well,...

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Subject Tags: DISCOMS , solar rooftop PV

Government to amend solar bid rule to allow pass through of import duty hike

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 15, 2018

Allaying fears of an adverse impact on India's solar energy programme due to the proposed 70 per cent safeguard duty, Power Minister R K Singh today said the government will amend bidding rules...

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Government may amend power act to levy hefty penalties on discoms

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 10, 2018

The government is working on amendments to the Electricity Act to levy hefty penalties on power distribution companies for load shedding and make provisions for direct subsidy transfers by...

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24 states under UDAY cut losses to nearly Rs 37,000-cr in FY'17

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 5, 2018

Government's UDAY scheme has helped debt laden DISCOMs of 24 states to reduce losses to Rs 36,905 crore in 2016-17 from Rs 51,590 crore in the previous fiscal, Parliament was informed today....

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Subject Tags: DISCOMS , UDAY Scheme

Replacing coal plants with renewables will help save Rs 54,000 cr: Greenpeace

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 22, 2017

The country can save up to Rs 54,000 crore in power costs and reduce air pollution by replacing expensive coal plants with renewables, according to a new analysis by Greenpeace India....

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Artificial Intelligence, big data impacting power sector: Tata Power

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 11, 2017

Technological advances like artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data are impacting the power sector as well, making it imperative for producers to re-skill resources, a senior...

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