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Election Results: Renewable energy industry expects govt to sharpen focus on policy stability

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2019

As India seems to have voted for a majority government for yet another term, the renewable energy industry wants the government to continue with a sharp focus on policy stability to spur growth...

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New electricity cable infrastructure on cards via Rs 37,000 crore scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2019

The Centre is considering a Rs 37,000-crore scheme to fund new overhead electricity distribution cabling infrastructure in states for prevention of rampant power theft. ...

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

By : Sustainability ..., 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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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

E-mobility, digital payments, DBT among power ministers’ agenda for meet

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2017

Electric mobility, digital payments and Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) are some of the topics that will be discussed in the meeting of the Power and Renewable Energy ministers of states here on...

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Subject Tags: UDAY Scheme

Nagaland, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli & Daman & Diu sign MoU with Government of India under UDAY Scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2017

On the 2nd Anniversary of Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) today, the Government of India signed four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the Scheme with the State of Nagaland and with...

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Subject Tags: DISCOM , LED , UDAY Scheme

Discoms save Rs 15K crore under UDAY scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 17, 2017

Debt-laden power distribution companies in states which participated in the UDAY scheme, meant for their revival, have saved Rs 15,000 crore till March this year, the power ministry said today. 

The Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) was launched in November, 2015...

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66.72 crore energy saving LED bulbs sold in India: Piyush Goyal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2017

The Central Government motivated drive to transform India into an ‘energy efficiency’ country has received a major push having sold 66.72 crore LED bulbs against its target to replace 77 crore...

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EESL issues large tender for 50 lakh smart electricity meters

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 31, 2017

State-run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has issued a large tender seeking supply of 50 lakh smart meters on behalf of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

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Subject Tags: smart meters , UDAY Scheme

Government to roll out Rs17,000 crore rural household electrification scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 26, 2017

In a fresh push to universalize electricity access, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government plans to roll out a Rs17,000 crore scheme.

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