Piyush Goyal

MNRE is Organizing National Review Meeting for RE on 23rd and 24th January, 2017

State Principal Secretaries/Secretaries dealing with Renewable Energy (RE) and the Heads of State Nodal Agencies (SNAs) for RE to review the implementation of various RE programmes and initiatives Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is organizing National Review Meeting on on 23rd and 24th January, 2017. The review meeting will be of State Principal Secretaries/Secretaries […]

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India to invest $1.8 Billion on Lines to Transmit Solar Power

India will invest Rs 127 billion on lines to transmit power from solar parks to enable Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal of boosting clean energy capacity to 175 gigawatts by 2022. The dedicated transmission lines, part of the so-called green corridor project was announced at an event ‘Empowering the Grid to meet Future Challenges’ organized […]

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Piyush Goyal to release 3 reports today at ‘Empowering the Grid to meet Future Challenges’

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) is organizing an event ‘Empowering the Grid to meet Future Challenges’ in National Capital where the Renewable Energy Minister, Piyush Goyal is expected to release three reports. The three reports include ‘Renewable Energy Integration: Transmission, an Enabler’ and ‘Green Energy Corridors – II’ and ‘Electricity Demand Pattern Analysis’. […]

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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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Germany is providing soft loan to the tune of Euro 1 billion for India’s ‘Green Energy Corridors’: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister for State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal on Thursday in Lok Sabha said that in order to facilitate integration of large scale renewable generation capacity addition, a comprehensive scheme including Intra-State and Inter-State transmission system has been identified as a part of ‘Green Energy Corridors’. Intra-State Transmission […]

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Indian Government sanctions Rs 30 crore for solar cities programme

Funds worth over Rs 30 crore have been sanctioned to 21 states and union territories under the solar cities development programme. These funds were sanctioned during the last three years till November 30 this year. Out of the total sanctioned amount of Rs 30.36 crore under the ‘Development of Solar Cities Programme’ for 21 states […]

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