Power sector Current Affairs - 2020

Union Ministry of Power launches URJA mobile app

The Union Ministry of Power has launched ‘URJA’- Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan Mobile application for Urban Power Distribution Sector. It was launched by Union Power minister Piyush Goyal on the side-lines of two day conference of Power Ministers at Cansaulim in South Goa. Key Facts The mobile app has been developed by Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Read More…

Union Government Launches Scheme for setting up 1000 MW CTU- connected Wind Power Project

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has launched a scheme for setting up of 1000 Mega Watt (MW) Wind Power Project connected to transmission network of Central Transmission Utility (CTU). The objective of the scheme is to facilitate supply of wind power to the non-windy states at a price discovered through transparent Read More…

BHEL commissions 195 MW unit at Muzaffarpur

Public Sector Power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has commissioned 195 MW unit at Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station in Bihar. This is the second 195 MW unit to be commissioned by BHEL at the 2×195 MW Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station Stage-II of Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Limited (KBUNL). KBUNL is a joint venture Read More…

Union Ministry of Power launches Surya Mitra Mobile App

The Union Ministry of Power has launched Surya Mitra mobile App to serve customers in the field of renewable energy. The app was launched by Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal at National Workshop on Rooftop Solar Power held in New Delhi. The App will serve customers at their doorsteps with quality installation, repair, and Observations Read More…

India inks MoU with US to enhance cooperation in energy security & other areas

India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States to enhance cooperation in energy security, clean energy and climate change. The MoU will boost energy ties between the two countries through increased bilateral engagement. Key Facts The objective of the MoU is to boost energy ties between the two countries through increased Read More…