R.K Singh

MoRTH Launches ‘Go Electric’ Campaign To Promote E-Mobility & E-Cooking 

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today launched the ‘Go Electric’ campaign of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) to promote and spread awareness on electric mobility, EV charging infrastructure, and clean and safe electric cooking in India.  Minister for Road Transport & Highways and the Minister of Micro (MoRTH), Nitin Gadkari, the Minister of Power and […]

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Hope Rules Over Policy as PM Modi Harks to 40 GW Rooftop Solar by 2022

If there was ever a case of hope triumphing policy for India’s struggling rooftop solar sector, then PM Modi’s statement on the country reaching 40 GW of rooftop solar by 2022 must come as a massive boost. Or maybe the industry is simply smarter than that. For out of the 100 GW solar target for […]

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Budget 2021. Why 24X7 Power For All, Tackling Discom Losses Is key

Hopes are once again high that the government will take a broom to clean up discom losses in some way, one of the most intractable issues for the power sector for decades now. As always, the present time remains the best time to do something about it. On January 29 morning, power minister R.K. Singh […]

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R.K Singh Pushes For Consumer Rights in Power, With Electricity Rules 2020

The Power Sector finally sees a much delayed turn towards becoming more consumer centric, with the promulgation  of a set of rules and obligations under the “Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020” issued today. Announcing the new rules today, R.K.Singh, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, said, […]

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PM Modi Strikes Optimistic Note On Future of Renewables In India At 3rd RE-invest

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the 3rd Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting and Expo (RE-Invest 2020) through video conferencing. The event is being held virtually this year. The theme for RE-Invest 2020 is ‘Innovations for Sustainable Energy Transition’, and it is organized by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. During the inaugural session […]

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EESL, Goa Renewable Energy Dept. Sign MOU For Green Convergence

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power and Department of New & Renewable Energy (DNRE), Goa, have signed a memorandum of understanding today (November 17) to discuss rolling out of India’s first Convergence Project in the State. The MoU was signed in the presence of R K […]

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Power Minister Iterates Plan To Overhaul Regulation, Enforcement Soon

India’s power ministry is pushing for an overhaul of electricity regulation and enforcement of contracts in order to stem losses of the state-run distribution companies that have burdened the sector. On solar imports, plans afoot to draw up a list of approved manufacturers for allowing imports. The weak financial condition of distribution companies hurts their […]

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