Ministry of Power

Foundation Stone for Sitamarhi Sub-Station Laid

The Sub-station will supply power to Sitamarhi, Darbhanga, Madhubani, East Champaran, West Champaran and Sheohar districts of Bihar. The foundation stone for 400/220/132 kV Sitamarhi Sub-station at Parmanandpur village, Distt. Sitamarhi was laid. The programme was presided over by R. K. Singh, Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy and Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of […]

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Cabinet Clears India-France Renewable Energy Deal

Moreover, the technical cooperation will cover joint research working groups, pilot projects, capacity building programs, study tour, case studies and the sharing of experience/expertise. The government has approved the deal signed between India and France to further strengthen the technical bilateral cooperation in new and renewable energy. The decision was taken by the Union Cabinet […]

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BHEL Clinches CBIP Award as Best Power Equipment Maker

The award was received by Atul Sobti, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), BHEL, from R.K. Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for New & Renewable Energy and Power, on the CBIP Day. Public sector electric equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won the ‘Best Power Equipment Manufacturing Organisation’ award during the CBIP […]

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Ministry of Power Issues Building Code for Residential Buildings

It aims to benefit the occupants and the environment by promoting energy efficiency in design and construction of homes, apartments and townships. Ministry of Power has recently launched the ECO Niwas Samhita 2018,an Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings (ECBC-R). The Code was launched on the occasion of National Energy Conservation Day 2018 in […]

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Rajkot Division of Western Railway Awarded for Saving Energy

The award which is given out by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency and the central government’s Ministry of power, recognizes public and private entities for optimum saving of electricity. Achieving milestones in energy efficiency, the Rajkot Division of Western Railway has received five awards for saving huge amounts on their electricity bills because of using […]

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Justice Manjula Chellur Takes Oath as APTEL Chairperson

Prior to this, Justice Manjula Chellur was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. Justice Manjula Chellur took Oath as Chairperson, Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), Ministry of Power on August 13, 2018. Prior to this, Justice Manjula Chellur was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court. Further, Judicial Member Justice K.N. Patil, Technical Members S.D. Dubey, […]

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Textiles and Power Ministries Join Hands under SAATHI Initiative; Push Use of Energy Efficient Looms  

The SAATHI initiative is precisely aiming at the accelerating adoption of energy efficient power looms and thereby saving considerable costs. Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Textiles, Ajay Tamta mentioned that Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Power have joined hands under the efficient energy initiative ‘Sustainable and Accelerated Adoption […]

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BEE and AEEE Release ‘Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index’

The energy efficiency preparedness index aims at assessing state policies and programs aimed at improving energy efficiency across various sectors. As part of its commitment to create awareness about energy efficiency as a resource and also to develop an action plan for energy conservation initiatives, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and Alliance for an Energy […]

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Govt. Extends Deadline for Completion of Solar Power Projects

Earlier, the deadline for commissioning projects was 15 months with a relaxation of one year for land acquisition delays. The solar power projects that have been bid out under the tariff-based reverse auctions are given extension in their deadlines by the Ministry of Power. The relaxations have been offered under the amendment to the guidelines […]

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