Projects Worth ₹308.02 Billion Approved to Strengthen Power Distribution Network

Projects Worth ₹308.02 Billion Approved to Strengthen Power Distribution Network

Projects worth ₹308.02 billion (~$4.12 billion) have been approved to date under the Integrated Power Development Program (IPDS), Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh, said in ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
India’s Installed Renewable Energy Capacity Including Hydro Crosses 150 GW MNRE

India’s Installed Renewable Energy Capacity Including Hydro Crosses 150 GW: MNRE

India has crossed the 150 GW milestone of installed renewable energy capacity, including hydro, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has said in a tweet. In August this ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
AT&C Losses Among Distribution Companies Dips by 8% Between FY 2016 and 2020

AT&C Losses Among Distribution Companies Dips by 2% Between FY 2016 and 2020

Union Minister R.K. Singh replied to a question in the Rajya Sabha on whether the government has reviewed the assistance provided to states and power distribution companies (DISCOMs) under the ...
/ / AT&C, Grid
MNRE Provided ₹1.92 Billion to States for Biogas Projects in the Last 3 Years

MNRE Provided ₹1.92 Billion to States for Biogas Projects in the Last 3 Years

Union Minister R.K. Singh, responding to a question in the Rajya Sabha, stated that the government has provided central financial assistance of ₹1.92 billion (~$25.88 million) to states for the ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
All Government Vehicles in Delhi To Switch to Electric by August 2021 – Nitin Gadkari

All Government Vehicles in Delhi To Switch to Electric by August 2021 – Nitin Gadkari

All vehicles owned/leased by the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) will transition to electric by August 6, 2021, Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Nitin ...
/ / Electric Vehicles, Grid
IIT Bombay and BHEL to Develop High-Efficiency Solar Cells

IIT Bombay and BHEL to Develop High-Efficiency Solar Cells

Researchers at the National Center for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE) at IIT Bombay are developing crystalline silicon solar cells with targeted efficiency of 22%. Passivated Emitter and Rear Cell ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Nearly ₹29 Billion Allotted for Off-Grid Renewable Generation in Last 3 Years

Nearly ₹29 Billion Allotted for Off-Grid Renewable Generation in Last 3 Years

A corpus of ₹29.37 billion (~$0.43 billion) has been provided for off-grid renewable energy generation sources in the past three consecutive budgets, beginning with the financial year (FY) 2016-17 and ...
National Electric Mobility Plan 2020 Targets Deployment of Up to 7 Million EVs Across India

National Electric Mobility Plan 2020 Targets Deployment of Up to 7 Million EVs Across India

The National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 targets the deployment of up to 7 million hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs) in India by 2020. This is a ‘national mission’ ...
Interest Costs of DISCOMs Reduced by Rs.119.89 Billion (~$1.83 Billion) Under UDAY Program

Interest Costs of DISCOMs Reduced by Rs.119.89 Billion (~$1.83 Billion) Under UDAY Program

In the first nine months of India’s current financial year (FY) 2016-2017, the interest costs of states and union territory DISCOMs that have joined the Ujwal DISCOM (distribution company) Assurance ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar