1,639,265 street lights replaced with Led bulbs
1,639,265 street bulbs have been replaced with LED Lights throughout the country under Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP). This was stated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.
MoP issued over 38 lakh ESCerts
Ministry of Power has issued/entitled to purchase Energy Savings Certificates (ESCerts) to Designated Consumers (DCs) of PAT Cycle I on February 16, 2017, on verification of their performance with regard to energy savings, based on the recommendations of BEE. The first cycle of PAT has been completed in March 2015.
Odisha's coal revenue slides
After posting a consistent rise in four years from 2012-13 to 2015-16, coal royalty collection in Odisha has witnessed a slide in this fiscal, with Coal India's biggest producing subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) struggling to meet its targeted coal production.
Coal sector has transformed |Goyal
Union Minister for Coal Piyush Goyal, in a media interaction discussed how the coal segment has shown tremendous transformation.
11,931 villages electrified under DDUGJY
Out of 18,452 un-electrified villages, 11,931 villages have been electrified as on January 30, 2017 under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY). This was stated by Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.
Sterlite Power to supply over 1,200 MW to Jharkhand
Sterlite Power, has set another benchmark by commissioning the Purulia-Kharagpur Transmission Project. The project consists of two 400 kV DC lines with a total length of 273 km including the 112-km long Purulia-Ranchi and 161 km long Kharagpur-Chaibasa lines.