Ministry of Power

India, Denmark Ink MOU to Develop Long-Term Cooperation in Power Sector

India and Denmark have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Indo-Denmark Energy Cooperation to develop a strong, deep and long-term co-operation between the two countries in the power sector. The MoU was inked between the two countries on June 5, 2020, on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit. From the Indian side, MoU […]

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MNRE Creates FDI Cell to Process Foreign Investment Proposals

In order to keep a closed eye on the investment made by neighbouring countries in India, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set up a new cell in the ministry for taking care of the foreign direct investment (FDI) into the sector. The Ministry said in a statement that, the FDI cell […]

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RK Singh Kicks Off ‘#iCommit’ Campaign to Unite All Stakeholders

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh have launched the ‘#iCommit’ initiative, giving a clarion call to all stakeholders and individuals to continue moving towards energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability to create a robust and resilient energy system in future. RK Singh has launched the campaign, through video conference in New Delhi, […]

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NHPC Inaugurates Herbal Park – Developed to Make Staff Aware of Herbs

On the occasion of World Environment Day 2020, Central Public Sector Undertaking (Central PSU) NHPC inaugurated the ‘Herbal Park’ at its Office Complex. The motive behind the development of this Herbal Park was to create awareness amongst all the staff members of the company towards the medicinal importance of plants and herbs. World Environment Day […]

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EESL, USAID Unveils ‘Healthy and Energy Efficient Buildings’ Initiative for Workplaces

With an aim to make workplaces healthier and greener, Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) jointly with the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) MAITREE program, has launched the “Healthy and Energy Efficient Buildings” initiative. This initiative was launched on the occasion of World Environment Day. As part of this pilot initiative, EESL has taken the […]

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Govt Extends All Deadlines for ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ Plan on Request

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has extended the timelines of each activity of its request for proposal (RFP) for the development and implementation of India’s ‘One Sun One World One Grid’ (OSOWOG) plan. The reason behind deadline extension is quoted by MNRE as “in view of the prevailing situation and lockdown in […]

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RK Singh Unveils Real Time Market in Electricity; India Now in Few Global Markets

Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh have launched the pan-India Real-Time Market (RTM) in electricity, placing India amongst a league of few electricity markets in the world having such system. RK Singh has launched the RTM through video conference in New Delhi, on Wednesday. On explaining the significance of the RTM, RK […]

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Ajoy Choudhury Appointed as REC’s New Director Finance

State-owned power sector lender REC Ltd said that Ajoy Choudhury has been appointed as Director (Finance) on the company’s Board effective from today i.e. June 1, 2020. Prior to this, Choudhury was handling the post of Executive Director (Finance) REC Ltd. The state-owned lender notified through a regulatory filing that “Ajoy Choudhury… has been appointed as Director […]

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