Tidal Energy

3/1/2018 | Geography | Energy

According to a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, along with credit rating firm Crisil Ltd, country is having an estimate ...

Inefficient power units at Bathinda, Ropar plants to be shut

20/12/2017 | Economic Affairs | Energy

The Punjab Cabinet has given its go-ahead to the closure of the inefficient power units in Bathinda and Ropar with effect from January 1 without any j ...

Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat

26/9/2017 | Economic Affairs | Energy

The Central government has launched a country-wide LPG Panchayat as a backup to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to distribute LPG connections among ...

Sainj Project

13/9/2017 | Geography | Energy

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh laid stone for 100-MW Sainj Hydro-electric Power Project of HP Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) at Sainj in Banjar sub ...

Kinnaur Project

13/9/2017 | Geography | Energy

Chief minister Virbhadra Singh inaugurated the first stage of Kashang hydel project in Kinnaur district. Highlights: The work on 195 MW (65X3) integra ...

33% rise in hydroelectric plants’ power generation

8/9/2017 | Economic Affairs | Energy

At a time when the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) is buying power at high rates from thermal plants, its hydel plants produced 33 per ...

CCEA approves creation of Intra State Transmission System in 7 States

8/8/2017 | Geography | Energy

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the creation of an Intra-state Transmission System (ISTS) Key facts about intra-state Tr ...

MERIT (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency)

25/6/2017 | Geography | Energy

A web portal- MERIT (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency) was launched by the Ministry of Power. The Porta ...

Street Light National Programme

9/6/2017 | Geography | Energy

Government of India, through the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) under the Ministry of Power, would be retrofitting 10 lakh conventional str ...

World Bank’s electricity accessibility ranking

21/5/2017 | Geography | Energy

India has climbed up to the 26th position in World Bank’s electricity accessibility ranking – up 73 spots from the 99th rank in 2014. India has taken ...

Ultra Mega Solar Power Project

21/4/2017 | Geography | Energy

Madhya Pradesh government has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to supply 24% of electricity genera ...

Wind power

19/4/2017 | Geography | Energy

For the first time, wind power installations (windmills) in the country have crossed the 5 Gigawatt mark, to reach 5,400 MW in 2016-17. The earlier re ...

Kudankulam Nuclear power plant

10/4/2017 | Economic Affairs | Energy

India has taken over full operational control of Unit 1 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP). An agreement was signed in this regard recently ...

India becomes Net Exporter of Electricity for the first Time

30/3/2017 | Economic Affairs | Energy

As per Central Electricity Authority first time India has turned around from a net importer of electricity to Net Exporter of electricity. During the ...

Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2016

25/3/2017 | Economic Affairs | Energy

Global energy architecture performance index was recently released by Geneva- based World Economic Forum (WEF). Main highlights of the report: Accordi ...

HP Government launches RISHTA project

11/3/2017 | Geography | Energy

Himachal Pradesh Government has launched Rajiv Gandhi Illuminating Scheme for Hill Town Advancement (RISHTA) project, which is an efficient smart LED ...

Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects

27/2/2017 | Economic Affairs | Energy

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the enhancement of capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW of the Scheme for Development of Solar ...

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates three mega hydro projects in Himachal Pradesh

20/10/2016 | Geography | Energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three hydroelectric projects (HEPs) with a generating capacity of 1,732 MW in Himachal Pradesh. All the three ...

Cabinet approves revision of ethanol price

16/10/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the mechanism for revision of ethanol price for supply to Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies ...

IEA Partnered with India on LED Programme

13/10/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

International Energy Agency is partnering with India to promote its LED programme on global level. India, through its company Energy Efficiency Servic ...

Himachal Pradesh government amends Hydro Power Policy 2006

12/10/2016 | Geography | Energy

Himachal Pradesh cabinet amended Hydropower Policy 2006 in respect to transfer of shares by Himachalis to non-Himachalis. Now Himachalis can sell or t ...

Maharashtra becomes 17th State to join UDAY

10/10/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

Government of India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Government of Maharashtra and Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. L ...

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana extended to people of all Hilly States

3/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has decided to extend the benefits under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to the people of all Hilly States includi ...

Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) scheme

1/9/2016 | Governance Issues | Energy

Under the Government of India’s Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) scheme, Gujarat has become the first state to distribute 2 crore LED bu ...

Cabinet extends UDAY scheme deadline

25/6/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

The Cabinet has approved an extension in the deadline for implementing the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) by a year to March 31, 2017. The Cabi ...

Ujala Scheme , Vidyut Pravah & Urja Mobile App

21/6/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

Urja Mobile App The app is developed by Power Finance Corporation on behalf of Ministry of Power for Urban Power Distribution Sector to enhance consum ...

Draft on national wind-solar hybrid policy

19/6/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

The government has released the draft National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy which aims at providing a framework to promote large grid connected wind-solar ...

Renewable energy Vs Hydro Power

13/6/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

The renewable energy sector in the country has for the first time surpassed hydro power generation. The total capacity of renewable energy projects ex ...

The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2014

8/6/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

Highlights of the Bill The Bill amends the Electricity Act, 2003. It seeks to segregate the distribution network business and the electricity supply b ...

UDAY bonds

25/4/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

Eight states have issued bonds worth over Rs 98,959.96 crore under UDAY Bonds scheme in 2015-16, which is aimed at improving operational and financial ...


4/4/2016 | Governance Issues | Energy

The government has launched " Vidyut PRAVAH -Electricity, Price Availability and Highlights" mobile application. The mobile application provides highl ...

Hydro Carbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP)

10/3/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP) Four main facets of this policy are: • Uniform license for exploration and production of all forms ...

Government Nod For UDAY Bonds

8/3/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

The Finance Ministry has approved the issuance of Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) bonds by four states. They are Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jhark ...

Amendment To The Power Tariff Policy

24/1/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy

The Centre unveiled a new power tariff policy which allows 100 percent expansion by existing power plants, passing on levies to consumers and purchase ...

UDAY- Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna

5/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Energy

Union Cabinet has given its nod to Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna (UDAY) to ease the financial crunch facing power distribution companies, or discoms, w ...

Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) launched

22/9/2015 | Economic Affairs | Energy

TheRs.45,000-crore Integrated Power Development Scheme was launched by the Prime Minister. The purpose of the scheme is to strengthening power transmi ...

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