Two days conference of state Power, Renewable Energy & Mines Ministers to be held on 16th & 17th June

States Power MinistersMinistry of Power has announced that two days conference of Power, Renewable Energy & Mines Ministers of States & Union Territories will be held on 16th & 17th of this month in Goa. The aim of two days conference is to review the implementation of various ongoing Schemes/ Programmes & host of issues pertaining to power, coal & Renewable energy sectors.

The Conference will be inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal.

Ministers and Secretaries of the States and Union territories and senior officials of Power, Coal & Renewable Energy and Public Sector undertakings of the ministries will meet up to discuss issues like implementation of Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) , 24×7 Power for All , Rural Electrification Programme, transmission corridors and availability including Intra- State Transmission Capacity . The minister will also be held on formulation of broad aspects of progressive Hydropower Policy. In Coal sector, deliberations will be held on coal swapping.

 Additionally adoption of Energy Conservation Building Codes by States and Energy Efficient Agricultural pumps will be discussed. In the area of Renewable Energy , State wise review will be taken on Solar Power, Wind Power & Small hydro Power as well as the compliance of Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPOs) and Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs).

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