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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 power to light up remote Arunachal Pradesh villages

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2017

India will power close to 900 remote villages in Arunachal Pradesh bordering China using advanced off-grid renewable energy kits that will bring electricity to about 16,000 households, power...

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Jammu and Kashmir : Remotest Villages of India Will Get DC Grid Based Electricity

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2017

Kargil Renewable Energy Development Agency (KREDA) has partnered with Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) to provide energy access to the remote mountain communities of Kargil & Zanskar region...

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13,002 villages electrified till date under DDUGJY: A new milestone achieved

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 4, 2017

13,002 villages have been electrified till date under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram JyotiYojna (DDUGJY). Out of remaining 5450 un-electrified villages, 835 villages are uninhabited. All the...

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Uncertainty over micro-grids future, roadblock for the sector

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 24, 2017

Uncertainty around tariff payment and its future in case grid power reaches villages, are major areas of concern plaguing the micro grid sector, according to Feedback Business Consulting. ...

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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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Arunachal CM Khandu holds meeting with officials of REC & SECI

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 2, 2017

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today held a meeting with officials of REC and SECI to discuss ongoing Deen Dayal Upadhaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) scheme being implemented in the...

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Members of Parliament told to contribute for solar electrification of villages

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2017

All Members of Parliament have been asked to contribute through their MPLADS fund towards providing street lights in rural areas of the country powered by solar energy. A directive in this...

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India may be able to light up all homes by 2018: PV Ramesh

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 17, 2017

India will achieve its ambitious target of lighting the homes in all its villages by 2018, although continuous supply of power may have to wait until reforms in the sector become more visible...

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12,033 un-electrified villages provided power: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 10, 2017

As many as 12,033 villages out of 18,452 un-electrified villages have been provided with power till last week and the remaining ones would be electrified by May 2018, Union Minister Piyush Goyal...

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