Power Ministry

Power Ministry’s 5-Year Action Plan Bodes Well for Renewables but with Conditions

The Ministry of Power and MNRE have presented their 5-year plan charting the way forward for the country’s power sector. The Power Ministry and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently presented the 5-year action plan (vision document) for the two ministries, charting the way forward for the country’s power sector. Aiming at […]

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Guidelines & Standards Issued for EV Charging Infrastructure

While making these amendments, MoHUA also considered guidelines and standards issued by the Power Ministry for charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. With an aim to facilitate availability of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in India, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has made amendments to the Model Building Byelaws (MBBL) 2016 and Urban […]

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Power Ministry Issues Guidelines for EV Charging Stations

The guidelines published by the Power Ministry are slated to rake up the cost of installing these charging stations with both of these technologies being mandated. Power Ministry has issued guidelines for electric vehicles public charging stations and has mandated the installation of both Japanese and Chinese charging technologies. The guidelines published by the Power […]

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Gov’t Mulls to Subsidize EV Charging Infrastructure: Power Secretary

The government is expected to bring in thoughtful methods to feasibly produce chargers and stations and whether it needs subsidy. Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) would have expected delay but not deaf ears of the power ministry as it had asked a month ago that Electric Vehicle (EV) subsidy should be connected to […]

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RK Singh Launches Campaign to Promote Energy Efficiency

“Normal human body temperature is approximately 36-37 degree Celsius, but large number of commercial establishments, hotels and offices maintain temperature around 18-21 degree Celsius,” Singh said. In a bid to reduce greenhouse gas emission, the Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R.K Singh has launched a campaign in New Delhi to promote the energy […]

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RBI Cancels Govt Request to Ease Norms for Stressed Power Cos

RBI has stated that it is for lenders, administrative ministries, and the developers to find the solution as the regulator won’t give any special treatment to a particular sector. Power Projects worth 20,000 MW are at the verge of liquidation, as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has rejected the government’s demand to ease the […]

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Power Ministry, Skill India Join Hands to Support ‘Saubhagya’ Scheme

The scheme aims to achieve universal household electrification in all parts of the country in a time bound manner. Giving a further fillip to the Government’s mission of bringing electricity to every household and to empower the rural youth, Power Ministry has partnered with the Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Ministry to train the manpower in six […]

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