Uninterrupted Power Supply to all households

(05 Aug 2021)

Electricity is a concurrent subject. Supply/distribution of electricity to consumers is done by the respective State Governments and/or State Power Utilities. All the States and Union Territories (UTs) including Madhya Pradesh have signed MoUs with the Central Government to ensure 24x7 power supply to all households, industrial & commercial consumers and adequate supply of power ...

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Self-Reliance in LED Lighting

(05 Aug 2021)

Ministry of Power (MoP) vide orders dated 28.07.2020 and 17.09.2020, has granted purchase preference to local suppliers with respect to Power sector, pursuant to Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade’s (DPIIT’s) revised order dated 04.06.2020 under Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order, 2017.

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Power Generation Capacity

(05 Aug 2021)

As on 30.06.2021, the Installed Generation Capacity is 384115.94 MW comprising of 234058.22 MW of Thermal, 46322.22 MW of Hydro, 96955.51 MW of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and 6780 MW of Nuclear.

The details of the future generation capacity plans ...

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Steps to reduce cost of power generation

(05 Aug 2021)

Government of India have taken the following steps to reduce the cost of power generation and resultant reduction in cost of electricity to consumers:

  • The Government in May, 2016 allowed flexibility in utilization of domestic coal by State/Cen...
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Share of Natural Gas in the primary energy mix envisaged to increase to 15% by 2030

(05 Aug 2021)

The share of natural gas in the primary energy mix is envisaged to increase to 15% by 2030 by boosting domestic production and procuring LNG. LNG imports are under Open General Licensing (OGL) category and establishment of LNG infrastructure, including LNG terminals, is also under 100% FDI (automatic route). The market of natural gas is being created by expansion of gas infrastructur...

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Installation of Solar Panels on National Highways

(05 Aug 2021)

Ministry has decided to explore solar energy generation potential on National Highways and to install solar panels in available places that are not earmarked to be used for any transport/highway related services/plantation and meet the requirements for installation of solar panels.

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VOC Port, the first Major Port to launch e-cars

(05 Aug 2021)

The first batch of three e-cars were flagged off last evening at theVO Chidambaranar Port Trust.TheseTata Xpres-T electric vehicles have been supplied by M/s. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a Joint venture of Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), under Ministry of Power,on wet lease basis, for a period of 6 years. Three more e-cars will be deployed in near future.

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JNPT inducts nine Electric vehicles

(05 Aug 2021)

In a major push under green port initiatives and with a vision to achieve sustainability goals, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) today deployed 9 electric vehicles for its employees to travel within the port area. India’s premier container handling port, JNPT has been working towards adopting sustainable solutions in its operational area since its inception.

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Satluj JVNís Power Stations Clock highest ever monthly Power Generation

(03 Aug 2021)

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN)’s Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station has achieved highest ever monthly power generation, surpassing its previous record of 1213.10 Million Units to 1216.56 Million Units on 31st July 2021.

Similarly, the Rampur...

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Shri Nitin Gadkari meets Automobile Manufacturers, emphasizes on quick roll out of Flex Fuel Vehicles

(03 Aug 2021)

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari met a delegation of CEOs from  Society of India Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) comprising of Private, Commercial and Two-Wheeler Automobile Manufacturers .

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