Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) says the new proposal of the Ministry of Power to fix the starting temperature of room air conditioners (RAC) at 24 degree C is a step in the right direction, as the current popular practice of fixing the starting temperature or switch ON temperature at 18-20 degree C increases electricity guzzling. Comfort targets can be met at a higher temperature setting and at lower electricity consumption.

Hydropower generation in the country during April is nearly 20 per cent lower than planned , according to the latest data shared by the Ministry of Power.

Minister confident of achieving 175 GW of installed capacity well before 2020

New Delhi: Almost a third of the distressed power plants unable to repay loans worth crores are in Chhattisgarh, according to data from the Ministry of Power.

PATIALA: The All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) in a letter to R K Singh Union Power Minister has made several suggestions on the power sector reforms including financial crisis facing th

As part of the Centre’s initiative to ‘Make India Energy Efficient’, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) — a joint venture of Public Sector Undertakings and the Union Power Ministry — wil

Power Ministers from the northeastern states on Wednesday called for development of power projects for the overall socio-economic development of the region.

India is fully prepared to finance carbon-capture technology but the developed world's approach in this area leaves much to be desired, New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal has said.

Union Power Minister and BJP leader Piyush Goyal noted that the past 10-15 years have seen a rapid decline in the quality of atmosphere due to increasing greenhouse gas emissions globally and it ha

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.

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