India likely to spend $1 trillion on power by 2030: Piyush Goyal

India likely to spend $1 trillion on power by 2030: Piyush Goyal

India is expected to spend a whopping USD 1 trillion (about Rs 65 lakh crore) by 2030 on ramping up its power infrastructure as one of the world's largest energy consumers aims to provide 24/7 electricity to its citizens.

Centre clears new power tariff policy to boost investment, clean energy

Centre clears new power tariff policy to boost investment, clean energy

The Centre on Wednesday unveiled a new power tariff policy which allows 100 percent expansion by existing power plants, passing on levies to consumers and purchase of 100 percent electricity produced from waste.

 

'India will switch over to LED bulbs by 2018'

'India will switch over to LED bulbs by 2018'

India will switch over to LED bulbs by the end of 2018 which would result in a massive saving of 100 billion units of electricity and Rs.14,000 crore per annum to the nation, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Thursday.

Watch how Shri Krishna Bhagwat generates gas & electricity from garbage

Shri Krishna Bhagwat of Mumbai is generating gas & electricity by using the waste garbage and taking the mission of Clean India forward.

Wearable device uses urine to power wireless transmitter

Scientists have developed a first self-sufficient system powered by a wearable energy generator that uses urine to power wireless transmitter.

Is solar power the real solution to India's energy crisis?

Is solar power the real solution to India's energy crisis?

India unfolded a much hyped 'Solar Alliance' on the sidelines of the climate change conference in Paris. A grand invitation extended to the 121 sunny nations to come together for making solar power accessible, its headquarters in Gurgaon and the Indian government seeks to inject Rs 400 crores as seed money.

Austria's largest state goes 100% renewable

Austria's largest state said Thursday that 100 percent of its electricity is now generated using renewable sources of energy.

What waste: Human excrement can fuel developing world

Gas produced by decaying human waste is a potentially major source of energy, providing electricity for millions of homes while improving sanitary conditions in developing countries, says a UN report has said.

Government distributes 2 crore LED bulbs, saves Rs 1000 crore a year!

Under DELP, the government data showed that more than 2 crore subsidized LED bulbs have been distributed. This helps in daily energy savings of 73 lakh units, which translates into Rs 2.9 crore a day (Annual savings of over Rs 1,000 crore)

Manufacturing sector growth improves in October: SBI Index

Manufacturing sector growth improves in October: SBI Index

The monthly SBI Composite Index, an indicator for manufacturing activity in the country, increased to 50.8 in October from 48.4 in September.

Electricity to get cheaper in Haryana

Electricity rates are set to get cheaper in Haryana by as much as 16.43 percent for the 2015-16 period.

Myanmar's first waste-powered plant to operate by 2017

The power plant is estimated to cost $16.2 million and will convert 60 tonnes of rubbish every day to generate 1,000 megawatts of electricity.

Sweden aims to be world's first fossil fuel-free nation

Sweden aims to be world's first fossil fuel-free nation

Swedish government aims to become one of the world’s first nations to end its dependence on fossil fuels.

Jharkhand can show the path to clean environment: PM Modi

Jharkhand can show the path to clean environment: PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that Jharkhand could show the path to the world for a clean environment as the state was opting for solar power to generate electricity even though it had vast reserves of coal.

India's core sectors growth slows to 2.6% in August

India's core sectors growth slows to 2.6% in August

Coal, cement and electricity output slowed down to 0.4 percent, 5.4 percent and 5.6 percent respectively during the last month as compared to 13.2 percent, 10 percent and 12.9 percent.

'Use of clean energy by 1.3 billion people can save USD 27 billion'

 Non-profit organisation Climate Group today said the use of clean energy like solar power by 1.3 billion people without electricity across the world could save them USD 27 billion.

BSES Rajdhani rapped for "negligence", to pay Rs 23 lakh compensation

An accident tribunal has rapped the officials of Reliance Power-owned BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd for "blatant negligence" and failure to remove an iron pole which electrocuted a man, while directing the discom to pay Rs 23 lakh as compensation.

Govt to provide 24x7 power by 2019: Piyush Goyal

Govt to provide 24x7 power by 2019: Piyush Goyal

India will provide 24x7 power across the country by 2019 by creating cost effective infrastructure which is sustainable and inclusive of clean energy solutions, Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said.

3,000 workers go on strike in Jharkhand

Nearly 3,000 daily wage and contract labourers went on a strike in Jharkhand from Tuesday, demanding preference in filling up around 600 posts in the state electricity board, an official said.

CAG indicts Delhi power discoms, says there's scope to reduce electricity tariffs

CAG indicts Delhi power discoms, says there's scope to reduce electricity tariffs

In a good news for Delhiites, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said that there is scope for bringing down electricity tariffs in the capital.