Piyush Goyal

India’s 87% solar cell imports from China in Apr-Sept: Piyush Goyal

India imported solar and photovoltaic cells worth about USD 826 million from China in the first six months of the current fiscal, which is over 87 per cent of the country’s total such imports. India’s total imports of these cells were worth USD 948.88 million, including USD 825.98 million from China, constituting 87.05 per cent, […]

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Government of India plans mega projects to overcome land problems for solar energy

To overcome the scarcity of land for expansion of solar energy in the country, government is planning a number of initiatives like development of solar parks, ultra mega solar power projects and solar zones. “The government has planned to overcome the challenge by launching the schemes like development of solar parks and ultra mega solar […]

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17.90 Crore LED bulbs distributed across the Country: Piyush Goyal

Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha on Thursday said “Achieving efficient implementation of the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) Scheme, the aggregation of demand and bulk procurement by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has resulted in huge savings for the consumers across the country.” The Minister […]

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5791.54 MU electricity generated by cumulative solar installations from April to September 2016: Piyush Goyal

New and Renewable Energy Minister, Piyush Goyal in Lok Sabha on Thursday citing an information received from Central Electricity Authority (CEA) stated that 5791.54 MU electricity is produced by cumulative solar installations in the country from April 2016 to September 2016. Quantum of electricity produced by cumulative solar installations in the country:- Year Energy generation […]

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