EESL Current Affairs, GK & News

Goa launches solar-based electrification programme

Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant, launched solar-based electrification programme for rural households of state, on the occasion of Goa statehood Day (May 30). About Solar-Based Electrification Programme This programme will bring electricity using renewable energy to rural areas in Goa where grid connectivity is not feasible. It was launched with focus on delivering clean, ..

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First Convergence Project of India to generate green energy

On November 17, 2020 the Energy Efficiency Services Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of New and Renewable Energy, Goa. According to the agreement, the first convergence project of India to generate Green Energy for agriculture and rural areas is to be set up in Goa. About the project The project is ..

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PM-KUSUM scaled up: Goal set to 30.8 GW of solar capacity by 2022

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has recently issued orders to expand Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM). Accordingly, the new target of the scheme has been enhanced to achieve solar capacity of 30.8 GW by 2022. This is to be done with the revised central financial support of Rs 34,035 ..

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EESL’s procurement of 250 Electric Vehicles

Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) recently selected Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor India in an international bidding process to procure 250 electric vehicles (EVs) for government entities. Tata Motors will supply 150 Nexon electric compact SUVs and Hyundai will supply 100 Kona electric premium SUVs. The total tender value is Rs 41.6 crore. For the procurement, EESL is going to utilise the $5-million (around Rs 37-crore) grant that was recently ..

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Govt. Launches First-of-its-Kind Public Electric Vehicle Charging Plaza

The Union Power Minister has launched the first-ever public electric vehicle charging plaza in the country at Chelmsford Club in New Delhi. Along with this, the Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy has also inaugurated Retrofit of Air-conditioning to improve Air Quality for Safety and Efficiency (RAISE), which has been developed as a joint ..

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