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Haryana waives off intra-state wheeling charges to promote renewable energy

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 27, 2017
With a view to promote power generation from New and Renewable energy sources, Haryana government has decided to waive off intra-state "Wheeling Charges" on transmission of electricity...
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In 2 years, 13,523 villages electrified; only 8% completely

By : SustainabilityO..., May 29, 2017

As many as 73 per cent of the 18,452 villages that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government identified for electrification in 2015 now have power supply, but only eight per cent of these had...

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Kerala to be declared fully electrified on Monday

By : SustainabilityO..., May 26, 2017

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will declare the state fully electrified on May 29, with the Power Department providing connections to over 1.5 lakh applicants under the ambitious Total...

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Manipur’s last 85 villages to be electrified

By : SustainabilityO..., May 8, 2017

Manipur’s 85 un-electrified villages out of the country’s 4141 un-electrified villages whose residents reportedly do not have the opportunity to charge their mobile phones in the village, will...

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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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China-Led AIIB Approves $160M Loan To Finance Indian Power Project

By : SustainabilityO..., May 3, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan of US$160 million to finance a project aimed at strengthening power transmission and distribution...

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India, Bangladesh hold 97% renewable energy market: Report

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 6, 2017

Five countries, including India and Bangladesh, lead the world in solar home lighting systems and the two south Asian nations together account for 97 per cent of the renewable energy market in...

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Electrification drive: REC averages 30,000 new connections per week

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 21, 2017

India is in electrification overdrive, with about 30,000 new electricity connections being granted every week. The Union power ministry is mapping the progress live on a website and is also...

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Centre sets ball rolling to ensure power for all in Uttar Pradesh

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 16, 2017

After the Bharatiya Janata Party's thumping victory in Uttar Pradesh, the central government has started work on improving electricity supply in the state. The Union power ministry has started...

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All states except Uttar Pradesh ink pact to achieve 24X7 power

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 11, 2017

All states barring Uttar Pradesh have inked agreements with the Centre to achieve the milestone of providing '24x7 Power For All (PFA)'. 

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