Piyush Goyal

Budget 2019: Govt Hikes Allocation under FAME Scheme by 34.5% to Rs 195 Cr

The government had allocated Rs 145 crore for the current financial year, as per the Union Budget revised data for the financial year 2018-19. With an aim to provide further boost for the adoption and manufacturing of electric vehicles in India, the Central Government has increased the sum allotted under its ambitious FAME India (Faster […]

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The Interim Budget. No Sunshine with A Hint of Rain

After getting many quick reactions from various industry experts we did some research on it and found that: The last budget of the Modi government tried to have something for everyone, especially the middle class and farmers. But it looks like the renewable vote is not really as important. On the renewable energy front, the […]

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Piyush Goyal Conferred the Carnot Prize, Will Donate Prize Money to ISA

The minister in his acceptance revealed that India is targeting complete electrification of its railway network over the next four-five years, which will make it the largest electrified rail network in the world. The Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania has presented its fourth annual Carnot Prize for achievements in energy policy […]

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Piyush Goyal Gets Top Prize in Energy Policy

As former Minister of Power and Renewables, Goyal fast-tracked the electrification of 18,000 remote villages in India—bridging the country’s vast energy divide. The Kleinman Center for Energy Policy bestowed its highest award ‘Carnot Prize’ to Piyush Goyal, India’s former Minister of Power and Renewables and current Minister of Railways and Coal. As former Minister of […]

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Piyush Goyal to Receive Penn’s Top Prize in Energy Policy on Oct 19

During his tenure, the Minister directed a fast-track effort to electrify 18,000 villages in remote parts of India—helping bridge the country’s vast energy divide. The Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design will award its 4th Annual Carnot Prize to Piyush Goyal, India’s former Minister of Power and Renewables […]

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Every Household to Get Solar Cooking Facilities in 4-5 Years, says Piyush Goyal

The Union government plans to facilitate every rural household with solar panels, going a step forward, after introducing LPG under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. In order to reduce or entirely eliminate the pollution caused by the cooking in the kitchens, the Centre is planning to give solar cooking facilities that will carry induction oven for […]

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Indian Railways to Become Net Zero Carbon Emitter by 2030: Goyal

The Minister was speaking in an event organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with the Railway Board. Citing the transformation in the country, Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal said, by the year 2030 the Indian railways will become a net zero carbon emitter. The Minister was speaking in an event organized by […]

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Piyush Goyal Inaugurates NLCIL’s Rs 1,302 Cr Solar PV Projects in TN

The three solar plants are having an installed capacity of 100 MW each and were erected at a cost of Rs 1300 crore, including operation & maintenance cost for 15 years. The Union Minister for railways, coal, finance & company affairs, Piyush Goyal has inaugurated the Rs 1,302 crore worth of Neyveli Lignite Corporation India […]

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Piyush Goyal: NLC India to Bid for Railways’ Solar Projects

NLC entered into the solar sector with the commissioning of a 140 MW plant at Neyveli. In a significant development, Union minister Piyush Goyal said state-owned NLC India is working hard to bid for Indian railways’ solar projects. According to the Minister, Indian Railways will start bidding process soon, “for expanding solar footprint of railways […]

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