Ministry of New and Renewable Energy celebrates AzadikaAmritMahotsav

(03 Sep 2021)

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) organized a webinar on “Introduction of new modes in Solar Park Scheme” as part of “AzadiKaAmritMahotsav" last week.

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In a big green push CIL, Ministry of Coal starts pilot project to replace use of diesel with LNG in dumpers

(01 Sep 2021)

In a big push to reduce its carbon footprint, national miner Coal India Ltd (CIL), Ministry of Coal has initiated the process of retrofitting Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) kits in its dumpers - the big trucks engaged in transportation of coal in mines. This is significant as the world’s largest coal miner uses over 4 lakh kilolitres of diesel per annum with an annual expense of o...

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NITI Aayog Releases North Eastern Region District SDGIndex and Dashboard 202122

(26 Aug 2021)

A milestone towards localising the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was achieved with the release of the first edition of the North Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index Report and Dashboard 2021–22 by NITI Aayog and Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (M/DoNER), today. The NER District SDG Index& Dashboard, a collaborative effort by NITI Aayog and Ministr...

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Ministry of power sets up a Regulatory Compliance Monitoring division for monitoring the regulatory parameters and for timely intervention towards resolution

(25 Aug 2021)

The Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri RK Singh held an interaction with the Electricity Regulators here today. The forum of regulators resolved to prepare norms on various regulatory parameters and issues. These norms would be adopted by the State Commissions. This would help the State commissions in adopting best practices and also for faster implementatio...

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Ministry of Power places the draft rules on its website; elicits comments

(16 Aug 2021)

The Ministry of Power has circulated the “Draft Electricity (promoting renewable energy through Green Energy Open Access) Rules, 2021”. They have placed them on the Ministry of Power website - https://powermin.gov.in/   and sought comments within 30 days.

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India achieves 100 GW Milestone of Installed Renewable Energy Capacity

(12 Aug 2021)

The total installed renewable energy capacity in India, excluding large hydro, has crossed the mile-stone of 100 GW.Today India stands at 4th position in the world in terms of installed RE capacity, 5th in solar and 4th in wind in terms of installed capacity.

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Power Ministry advises Central Government offices to switch over to Prepaid Smart Meters on priority

(12 Aug 2021)

Ministry of Power has issued an advisory to all Central Ministries of the Government to direct organisations under their administrative control to ensure switch over to Prepaid Smart Meters on priority. As part of the same process, the ministries have also been asked to issue all enabling orders in this regard. This follows a clarification issued by the Ministry of Finance enabl...

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PFC witnesses 28% increase in consolidated Profit After Tax from Quarter 1 2021

(12 Aug 2021)

Power Finance Corporation Ltd,  an Indian financial institution under the ownership of Ministry of Power has witnessed 34% increase in Standalone Profit After Tax from Q1’21. Following are the highlights of the first quarter result of 2021:

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NITI Aayog Releases Handbook to Guide EV Charging Infrastructure in India

(12 Aug 2021)

NITI Aayog today released a handbook to guide state governments and local bodies to frame policies and norms towards setting up charging networks for electric vehicles (EV). The objective is to enhance charging infrastructure and facilitate a rapid transition to electric mobility in the country.

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Government driving the initiative of setting up Liquified Natural Gas stations across the Golden Quadrilateral National Highways, East-West Highway, North-South Highway and in major Mining clusters

(11 Aug 2021)

Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri RameswarTeli today informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply thatGovernment has been driving the initiative of setting upLiquified Natural Gas (LNG) stations across the Golden Quadrilateral National Highways, East-West Highway, North-South Highway and in major Mining clusters in India.  This initiative involvi...

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