Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that India may become first country in the world to use only LED products for lighting needs by 2019.

The Centre wants to extend interest subsidy and hydropower purchase obligation to accelerate growth of hydropower, according to a power ministry report.

The Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, while giving a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, informed the House that Governmen

Earlier, the power ministry said that the waiver of these charges will applicable on plants set up before June 30, 20

After the advent of solar plants and open access system, the distribution companies in the state have lost 1,000 MW in sales.

“We are drawing up a new power allotment formula under which maximum power from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project 3 and 4 units will be for TN,” Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said.

The study, developed under the US-India bilateral program “Greening the Grid”, confirms the technical and economic viability of integrating 175 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy into India’s power

Move in line with Centre’s norm of shutting units older than 25 yrs

Existing power supply contracts between power generation and distribution companies should be renegotiated to ensure flexibility in the supply of coalbased electricity in order to make way for rene

The project will be implemented in under a year-and-a-half, said Goyal.

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