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USD 250 million loan signed with ADB

The Government of India has signed a USD 250 million loan with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for expanding the energy efficiency investments in the country. The loan amount will be utilized by the Government of India’s, world’s largest public Energy Service Company(ESCO), Energy Efficiency Services Limited(EESL) that will benefit agricultural, institutional and residential consumers. ..



Union government launches Prakash portal to monitor Coal supply

The Union government has launched a Prakash portal – ‘Power Rail Koyla Availability through Supply Harmony’ – for better coordination among the Ministries of Power, Coal and Indian Railways for coal supply to power plants. The portal, which is developed by NTPC, is designed to help in mapping and monitoring entire coal supply chain for ..


National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) launched Bengaluru

In Bengaluru, the National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) has been launched at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) by the Department of Science & Technology (DST). The NCCCR&D is a national consortium that will address opportunities and challenges in the development of clean coal technologies. The target beneficiaries of NCCCR&D include ..


Targets under the Street Lighting National Programme likely to be missed

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and Renewable Energy, R K Singh has stated in Lok Sabha that the targets set under the Street Lighting National Programme are most likely to be missed. Street Lighting National Programme The Street Lighting National Programme was launched on 5th January 2015. The programme aims to replace 3.5 crore conventional ..



MP government inaugurats 250MW NTPC Solar Power Plant in Mandsaur

The Madhya Pradesh government has inaugurated the state-run power giant National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)’s 250 MW Solar Power Plant at Suwasra in district Mandsaur. This project has been set up mainly on non-agricultural land and generation of electricity has been achieved without affecting the natural eco-system with zero carbon emission at an investment ..