Piyush Goyal

Government’s decision to roll out GST from 1st July has received unanimous support: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal said that there were some issues where consultation maybe called for with the GST council. However there was not a single participant who requested for rescheduling or adjournment of the July 1 roll out Power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that the government’s decision to roll out […]

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Coal India to set up 1000 MW Solar Power Plant: Piyush Goyal

Coal India Ltd (CIL) will set up 1,000 Megawatt (Mw) solar power plant in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint. The Minister for Coal, Mines and Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal recently announced that India for the first time became an energy exporter in the year 2016-17. He also said that Coal India Ltd (CIL) […]

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SECI to Launch Overseas Arm to Meet Demand for Solar Power Production

SECI is looking forward to launch an overseas arm by the name SECI Videsh to meet the Solar Power Production demand from globally. In a bid to cater to the overseas demand for solar power, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is mulling international foray along with International Solar Alliance (ISA). The renewable energy […]

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ISA can act as a medium to achieve universal energy access target set up before 2030: Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal also said that Scaling Solar MiniGrids shall work in tandem with ISA’s over all objectives and already existing two programmes, namely Scaling Solar Applications for Agricultural Use and Affordable Finance at Scale launched on 22nd April, 2016. Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, Mines and New & Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal, at […]

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Piyush Goyal Launches 3rd ISA Programme on Scalling Up Minigrids and Microgrids

Piyush Goyal has urged all the African nations to participate in the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and work towards the of solar energy rich world. Union Minister of State for New & Renewable Energy, Power, Coal and Mines Piyush Goyal has launched 3rd International Solar Alliance programme on ‘Scalling Up Minigrids and Microgrids’ at the […]

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No Need to Lower GST Rates for the Growth of Solar Power in India: Piyush Goyal

The GST Council has finalized 18 percent of rate for solar panels in its three-day meeting in Srinagar. Piyush Goyal, Power, Coal, Renewable Energy and Mines Minister has said that the government does not need lower tax rates to ensure the growth of solar power sector in India. Goyal was talking in the context of […]

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Piyush Goyal emphasizes on promoting indigenous solar equipment manufacturing

The government’s main thrust would be to promote indigenous manufacturing of high quality solar equipments, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said India is looking forward to increase the capacity of renewable energy in the power sector to 225 Giga Watts by 2022, the government’s main thrust would be to promote indigenous manufacturing of high quality […]

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Government will soon issue quality order on purchase of solar modules by power companies: Piyush Goyal

Will give six to nine month time to solar module and cell manufacturers to improve their manufacturing before coming up with a similar quality order Power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal recently said that the government will soon issue a quality order on purchase of solar modules by power companies. The minister […]

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