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Your electric vehicle dream may get a Rs 50,000 jump-start

By : editor_2, Feb 15, 2019
The government is planning to incentivise the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs) with rebates of up to Rs 50,000, bringing...
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India deployed more than 25GW of solar by 2019 - Ministry

By : editor_2, Feb 13, 2019

India's total solar PV deployment hit 25.21GW by the end of last year, according to figures supplied to parliament by the minister for new and renewable energy and power, R.K. Singh. ...

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Major boost for 4 hydro projects worth Rs 45,000 crore

By : editor_2, Feb 13, 2019

 The government expects a big push to hydropower sector having received clearances for four projects worth about Rs 45,000 crore. ...

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Govt may cancel 50 GW coal-based power projects; additional 46 GW facing risk: S&P Global

By : editor_2, Feb 13, 2019

The Indian government might cancel about 50 gigawatt (GW) of coal-based power projects in the near future, according to S&P Global...

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India eyes South America’s lithium reserves for battery manufacturing

By : editor_2, Feb 13, 2019

A delegation from Khanij Bidesh India Ltd (KABIL) recently visited the Lithium Triangle countries in South America (comprising Chile, Argentina and Bolivia) to explore opportunities in the...

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Modi government just 28,000 households away from reaching 100% electrification

By : editor_2, Feb 12, 2019

Only 28,594 households have been left to be electrified across the country, according to the official data by Ministry of Power. Of the number, while 20,134 households are left in Chhattisgarh,...

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PM Modi in Greater Noida: '100% household electrification to be completed in India this year through Saubhagya scheme'

By : editor_2, Feb 11, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the PETROTECH – 2019 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. He also addressed the inaugural...

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All households to soon have clean cooking fuel: Dharmendra Pradhan

By : editor_2, Feb 11, 2019

Pradhan said the world is seeing a dramatic shift in energy sources and consumption, with demand shifting from Europe to Asia. ...

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With sector in trouble, solar players’ hopes singed in Budget

By : editor_2, Feb 11, 2019

The energy sector’s reactions to the Interim Budget have been a mixed bag, with solar sector players expressing disappointment that nothing concrete was announced for them at a time when the...

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India readies a slew of power sector reforms

By : editor_2, Sep 10, 2018

The government has readied a draft of power sector reforms, including implementing the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme in the electricity sector for better targeting of subsidies, freeing...

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