Ministry of Power

EESL Successfully Completes 10 Yrs; Aims to Become Rs 10k Cr Co in 3 Yrs

Government-backed Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has now completed 10 years of scaling up energy efficiency programmes in India and globally. With its rapid growth, the company now aims to become Rs 10,000-crore company in next three years. EESL was established in 2009 to unlock the potential of energy efficiency. It’s implemented initiatives have cumulatively […]

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EESL, BSNL Partner to Install 1,000 EV Chargers Pan India

In a step towards boosting e-mobility adoption across the country, the world’s largest energy service company (ESCO) Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL). As per the MoU signed, state-owned EESL will install 1,000 public electric vehicles (EV) charging stations in […]

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UDAY Not Failure; New Version Likely in Budget: Power Minister

Ahead of the upcoming Union Budget on Saturday, Power Minister R K Singh said that the UDAY (Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) scheme was not a failure, however, an improved version of the programme, meant for revival for Discoms and to ensure 24X7 power, maybe announced in Budget. During an event, the Minister said quoted PTI […]

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Govt Releases State Energy Efficiency Index 2019

With an aim to track the progress of energy efficiency initiatives in thirty six states and union territories based on ninety seven significant indicators, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under the Ministry of Power on Friday released the ‘State Energy Efficiency Index 2019’. The index was launched by RK Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) […]

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MNRE Clarifies on Implementation of PM-KUSUM Scheme

After clarification sought by the implementing agencies on certain issues, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a clarification on the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) Scheme. As per the MNRE notification, the distribution companies (Discoms) can, if they desire so, pass on the Procurement Based […]

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MNRE Issues New List of DRC Members

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Monday has issued a new list of the members of Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC). The move came after the resignation of Anil Swarup, who is the former Coal Secretary/ School Edn. Secretary, Ex-IAS, UP: 1981, from the Dispute Resolution Committee. Now, P. K. Basu, former Agriculture […]

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ISTS Charges Waived for Solar & Wind Projects Commissioned by 2022

Ministry of Power has announced that ISTS charges for solar and wind energy projects will be waived off if they are commissioned before December 31, 2022 The Ministry of Power (MoP) has announced that the Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses on the transmission of electricity generated from solar and wind energy projects will […]

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SN Sahai Takes Charge as Power Secretary; Garg to Begin New Innings

Now, Garg is mulling to kick off his new innings in the economic and financial policy work outside Government. Sanjeev Nandan Sahai on Friday has assumed charge as Secretary in the Ministry of Power in New Delhi. He has been appointed in place of Subhash Chandra Garg, who retired on October 31, 2019. Prior to this, Sahai, who […]

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MNRE Hosts 2nd Assembly of ISA in New Delhi

The said Assembly meet is significant as it is the supreme decision making body of ISA, which provides directions on various administrative, financial and programme related issues. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is hosting the second Assembly of Gurugram-headquartered International Solar Alliance (ISA) on Thursday in New Delhi. However, the member consultation […]

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