Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has sanctioned Rs 1094.10 crore for augmentation and strengthening of electricity supply in Jammu and Kashmir under two different Centrally Sponsored Schemes, which were meant separately for rural and urban areas of the state.
RIL & Adani Group withdraw bid to acquire SKS Power Generation
Ahmednagar to soon have its first solar agri-feeder
Brookfield to Acquire KKR’s 50% Stake in Renewable Developer X-Elio
SCHOTT enters PPA with CleanMax for Wind Solar Hybrid Project
Power Grid Corporation receives 6 Special Purpose Vehicles from REC
Power Finance Corporation to receive Rs 165 cr loan from Japan’s JBIC
Delhi aims to meet annual electricity demand through solar power
BCCL signs 1st MDO contract for coking coal extraction
NTPC REL: Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy bags order
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
Power Ministry releases Rs 1,094 crore for J and K schemes
Green court cracks whip on clean coal
The National Green Tribunal has pulled up the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) for failure to implement its order to ensure power and coal companies followed clean coal norms.
Rajasthan becomes No 1 in RE
Gujarat has finally been left behind by its close rival Rajasthan, and given the number of projects in the pipeline, it is likely to retain the honour for quite some time.
Schemes on renewable energy
For the development and tapping of renewable energy potential in the country, the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is implementing a number of schemes/programmes, throughout the country.
Ministry approves environment study terms for Vizhinjam port
The Union Ministry for Environment and Forests has cleared terms of reference for an environment impact study for the proposed Vizhinjam international seaport and container transhipment terminal in Kerala.
JNNURM needs to be a programme, not a project
With the somewhat partial success of the first round of JNNURM, the Mission hopes to leverage the advantage of learning experiences, both of its success and stumbling blocks, as it gears up to address many more cities in the second round.