Average Power Supply In Rural India Touched 20.6 Hours: RK Singh

The Ministry of Power (MoP) data on power availability within the power sector showcased a growth trend in 2023. Union Power Minister RK Singh said that several reforms in the power sector brought several positive results, including reduced AT&C (Aggregate Technical and Commercial) losses.  “The AT&C losses in the power sector went down to 15.41% (provisional) […]

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Need To Extend Subsidies For Below 1kW Rooftop Solar Segment: CEEW

A recent report by the Council on Energy Environment and Water (CEEW) identifies a significant growth potential in rooftop solar (RTS) subsidies, particularly in the 0–3 kW categories. This potential is attributed to the implementation of direct capital subsidies, with untapped opportunities in the 0–1 kW category. Drawing from comprehensive household data in the India […]

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Off-Grid RE Power Electrified 2,762 Indian Villages: Govt 

In its latest statement before the Lok Sabha, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said that 2,762 villages in India were electrified with off-grid renewable energy solutions. The announcement comes less than a fortnight after a report in The Washington Post flagged the ‘failure’ of India’s mini-grids or off grid energy set up, […]

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Solar-Powered CSCs to Reach 2.50 Lakh Gram Panchayats by Year End: Ravi Shankar

The CSC model has adopted India’s six villages in the pilot phase. The network of Common Service Centres (CSCs), which act as access points for delivery of various electronic services to villages in India, are set to be expanded to 2.50 lakh gram panchayats by the year end, said Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Minister for Electronics […]

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Chennai Rural Areas Will Get Unused Lighting Foundation As per Rs 80 crore Project

The civic body is to hold up for endorsement of a 140-crore venture for the Driven change of 70,000 streetlight overall 15 zones. Lighting foundation over a few amplified ranges beneath More noteworthy Chennai Enterprise will get a patch up with an 80 crore venture accepting endorsement at a high-power committee assembly final week. Eight […]

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