Coal is still the mainstay of the power sector
The government's thrust in the last couple of years has been on renewables, and India has done quite well in strengthening this portfolio, especially in solar power.
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Power Ministry electrifies 56 villages in Jharkhand
The Ministry of Power (MoP) has electrified 56 villages in Jharkhand last week. The villages belong to various districts of Deoghar, Paschimi Singhbhum, Purbi Singhbhum, Palamu, Saraikela-Kharsawan, Kodarma, Bokaro, Chatra, Ramgarh, Dhanbad and Giridih. Announcing the same, Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, tweeted, "Electrified 56 villages in Jharkhand last week. Finally, people of these villages can avail the benefits of power."
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RE commitments cross 2 lakh MW
India is moving gradually to become the renewable energy capital of the world. The RE-Invest 2015 saw some big-ticket announcements by large Indian renewable energy players and policy pronouncements from the Central government.
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AP releases its solar and wind power policies
Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu have jointly released the Andhra Pradesh Solar and Wind Power Policies for 2015.