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Power shortage lowest ever level of 2.1% in FY’16: Piyush Goyal

Power shortage was at 2.1 per cent -- the lowest level in a single year -- in last financial year, Parliament was informed today.

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Investment of Rs 90,841 crore made in renewable energy sector in last 3 fiscals

Total investment made in renewable energy sector in all states, including Jharkhand and Gujarat, during the last three years is Rs 90,841.16 crore, Piyush Goyal has said.

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Cabinet likely to approve UMPP bid paper soon, says Piyush Goyal

The Union Cabinet is likely to give green signal soon to standard bid document which will facilitate auctioning of domestic coal-based four or five Ultra Mega Power Projects, entailing an investment of Rs 30,000 crore each.

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Some firms failing does not impact India’s solar plans: Piyush Goyal

Brushing aside worries over any spillover effect of SunEdison's debt woes on India's solar power plans, Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal today set the record straight, saying some firms not doing well will not impact th

India to stop thermal coal imports; save Rs 40,000 cr, says Piyush Goyal

Coking coal, however, would need to be imported, the Coal and Power Minister said at the maiden Maritime India Summit here, adding that his Ministry was ready to tie up with Indian shipping companies for this purpose.

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Would soon file cases against US for WTO norm violation: Piyush Goyal

Coming down heavily on the developed nations, including the US, for "speaking a lot on clean energy but doing nothing", Union Minister Piyush Goyal today said he would soon file 16 cases against the US for giving protection t

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Protectionism row: Piyush Goyal blasts developed world’s double-standards

Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said developed economies are freely using non-tariff barriers and looking at problems of emerging economies with unequal solutions.

Modi govt’s mission is ‘one nation, one grid, one price’: Piyush Goyal  

Confident of bringing in "transformational changes" in the sector, Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that the Modi government is striving to achieve "one nation, one grid, and one price."

Shame that so many years after independence, no big innovation in India: Piyush Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal today rued that it is a "shame" that even more than 60 years after Independence, the country has not come up with significant innovation even as 25 union ministries entered into an ambitious pact t

50 mn homes in India yet to access electricity: Piyush Goyal

Addressing a session "Making India a Global Economic Superpower" at a Conference on Young Indians, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy Goyal admitted the country could never bec

India aims to become 100% e-vehicle nation by 2030: Piyush Goyal

The government is working on a scheme to provide electric cars on zero down payment for which people can pay out of their savings on expensive fossil fuels...

Installed solar power capacity touches 5,000 MW in January

The government today said the installed capacity of solar power crossed 5,000 MW in January and expressed confidence that the target of 18,000 MW would be achieved by 2017-end.

Piyush Goyal sees $1 trillion investment in power sector by 2030

He said that in the short term for next five years till 2020, the sector is likely to attract nearly $250 billion.

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

India is expected to spend a whopping $ 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.

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Infratweets: Powering a new tariff policy

New Tariff Policy introduces clauses to pressurise Regulators to discharge their tariff-setting role more professionally and rigorously.


Japan’s Financial Institution ready to invest in India’s energy sector: Piyush Goyal

Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today said Japanese financial institutions have evinced keen interest in investing large amount of capital in various sectors including energy space in India.

India, Japan working on deepening energy ties: Piyush Goyal

India's collaboration with the Japanese think tank in the energy space IEEJ will help it develop a possible energy mix for the country in the years to come, Piyush Goyal said.

Invest here, make in India: Piyush Goyal to Japanese firms

"Energy cooperation with Japan will be defining feature of our relationship," Piyush Goyal said while addressing at the Institute of Energy Economics Japan in Tokyo today.

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India to bid out power projects of 48,000 MW in 2-1/2 years: Piyush Goyal

The minister said that government has already approved one set of documents related to the fresh UMPP bids and another set of UMPPs is under finalisation.

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Power sector does not need ‘crutches’ of tax breaks: Piyush Goyal

Power sector does not need any "crutches" in form of tax incentives as it is no longer facing any stress and can stand on its own, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said.

Cabinet nod for tariff policy likely by Feb first week: Piyush Goyal

There was a buzz last month that the policy is going to be approved by the Cabinet. But that did not happen.

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15 states agree to join discom revival scheme: Piyush Goyal

Power and coal minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said 15 states have agreed to join the revival scheme for state-owned distribution companies, called Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna...

Govt to soon come out with coal linkage, new tariff policies: Piyush Goyal

Government will soon come out with a coal linkage policy to ensure supply of fossil fuel and a new tariff policy aimed at boosting regulatory mechanism for discoms and attracting investments.

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Cabinet may approve new power tariff policy next week

Besides encouraging faster roll-out of investment, the new policy will reflect a concern for environment and encourage renewable energy.

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Delhi can pay fixed cost and shut down power units, says Piyush Goyal

The Delhi government can shut down the power plants in the state if it commits to paying the fixed costs, Union power minister Piyush Goyal told mediapersons.

Cabinet likely to clear new power tariff policy next week

The Power Ministry is now in the process of getting approval from the Cabinet for a new electricity tariff policy.

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Editorial: Piyush Goyal’s work begins now

The fear is he’s given states a really long rope

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