Kolkata, 25 Aug: The West Bengal government today said it has invited an expression of interest from private sector companies to partner West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation for impleme

The meeting was told that out of the total outlay of Rs. 33177 crore under PMRP over Rs. 11065 crore have been spent so far in both Centre and State sectors. The works estimating Rs. 6199 crore are executed by State agencies in the State sector. Of this amount Rs. 4609 crore have been so far expended. The State agencies are also executing Central projects costing Rs. 6341 crore. An expenditure of over Rs. 1624 crore have been incurred so far on these works. The Central agencies are executing works worth Rs. 20636 crore and they have so far completed the works of the order of Rs. 5171 crore.

The Planning Commission has pulled up the power ministry for the poor performance of its two major schemes: the Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP) and the Rajiv Gandhi Gram

Minister of State for Energy (Independent charge) Rajendra Shukla raised a forceful demand in the Energy Ministers' Conference here today that the criteria added by the Union Government under the 12th five-year Plan that 'actual drawl of coal will be subjected to 85 percent of power being tied up through long-term PPA with Discoms through tariff-based competitive bidding.' Shukla also demanded tha

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Thiruvananthapuram The Kerala government has mooted a business-model with tribals of Palakkad to rev up its green energy production with an 80-mw wind power plan.

Thiruvananthapuram: Electricity Minister Aryadan Mohammed on Monday announced a slew of projects to be implemented during Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's 100-day programme, focussing on improving efficiency of the Kerala State Electricity Board.

Addressing a meet-the-press programme organised by the Thiruvananthapuram Press Club, Mr.

From the year 2013, power will be supplied to domestic and irrigation consumers in the rural areas from separate feeders under the State Government's Ambitious Feeder Separation Scheme. As per the wishes of the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, power will be supplied for 24-hours to rural domestic consumers and eight hours to irrigation consumers.

A brief detail on the findings of the results of the climate change, findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the likely effects, which may impact the energy scenario has been mentioned In the context of, Energy Security for the Eastern Himalayan States of India, the methodology adopted by the Sub Group for addressing

BANDWAN (Purulia), 9 MAY: As you are about to enter the village, you will come across a signboard of the power ministry which states, "this village has been electrified under the Rajib Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana." But, wait till the sun sets and you will get a different picture.