Government of India

JK Installs Only 27 Percent of 5500 Solar Street Lights Sanctioned by Centre

However, the state government has been able to install only 1490 solar street lights in various parts of the state. According to reports, the government has not given the reasons why despite receiving more than five thousand street lights, it has only been able to install mere 1490. The Jammu and Kashmir Government has till […]

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RK Singh Announces $350 Million Fund to Finance Solar Projects

The Minister said that that ISA shall help mobilize sufficient funds for solar energy projects. “India has one of the fastest growing Renewable Energy programmes in the World and the country would achieve its target of 175 GW of installed Renewable Energy capacity well before 2020,” Singh said. RK Singh, Minister of State for Power […]

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SECI Gets a Significant Boost to its Credit Rating

Solar Energy Corporation of India has attained a beneficiary position in a tripartite agreement between the Government of India, state governments and RBI. In a very pleasing development for renewable IPPs, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has been included as a beneficiary in a tripartite agreement between the Government of India, state governments and […]

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GARV-II Mobile App to track Rural Household Electrification and Citizen Engagement Window ‘SAMVAD’ Launched

Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal on Tuesday launched the ‘GARV–II’ App, as the next step in Government of India’s aim to provide access to electricity to all households in the country. The ministry notes that  under this module, village–wise and habitation–wise base line data on household electrification for all States has been […]

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Operations & Maintenance Best Practices

Electricity generated through coal plants is becoming expensive day by day. Power cuts are frequent, and increasing dependence on diesel generators is causing a lot of damage to the environment. The demand-supply gap for electricity is rising in the country which makes it imperative for people to start thinking of other ways of realizing their […]

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Ujaas receives Economic Times Best Infrastructure Brand 2016 Award

Ujaas Energy, on the basis of an extensive research done by the knowledge and research partner of the event ‘KPMG’, was recognized and awarded as “The Best Infrastructure Brand 2016” for its Immense Contribution to the Infrastructure Sector. Ujaas was awarded based on the evaluation on the parameters reflecting the corporate strength of enterprise, amongst […]

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SECI Setting up of Rs 1500 Cr Payment Security Fund for VGF Scheme under JNNSM

Government of India launched Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in January 2010 and set a target of 1, 00,000 MW of grid connected solar power by 2022 to address India’s energy security challenge. The Government of India introduced the concept of viability gap funding mechanism in implementation of JNNSM Phase II wherein solar projects are […]

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India planning to build large-scale floating solar power projects

With the huge target of adding 40 GW of rooftop solar power capacity by March 2022 turning out to be more difficult, the Government of India has started looking at other unconventional options to expand the solar power capacity base in the country. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has agreed to a […]

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Puducherry becomes the first UT to join “UDAY” scheme

The Union Territory of Puducherry joined the UDAY scheme (Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) signing MoU with the Government of India for operational turnaround of the Union Territory’s Electricity Department. The MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) was signed in presence of the Minister of State for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy & Mines Piyush Goyal. […]

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