Ministry of Power

CERC Issues New Regulation For Cross Border Trade of Electricity

India looks set to improve its position as an electricity exporting nation with new guidelines issued by CERC for seamless cross border trade of electricity. The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in accordance with the guidelines on import and export of electricity issued by the Ministry of Power earlier this year, has issued new guidelines […]

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EESL Inks MoUs with 5 Organisations to Implement Energy Efficient Solns

Both EESL and USAID partnered to develop strategies for the roll-out of scalable, market-led solutions for sustainable cooling technologies and superefficient buildings under the MAITREE programme. Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Union Ministry of Power, signed agreements with five Indian organisations with an aim to demonstrate a cross-cutting […]

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PM Dedicated Rs 4,976 Cr Transmission Project to the Nation

The Power Ministry claimed in a statement that, this Rs 4,976 crore project will improve the power system in Western UP along with Bundelkhand. With an aim to improve the power system, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated PowerGrid 765/400 kV Orai Sub-station & 765 kV Aligarh Sub-station and associated lines to the Nation at a […]

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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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