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Solar power developers in India are under no compulsion to imports solar cells or modules from China said Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy R K Singh in a written reply in Parliament.

Singh was replying to a question on whether the outbreak of coronavirus in C...

Union Power Minister R K Singh said the government has drafted a scheme that will improve the health of power distribution companies, spur electricity consumption and raise living standards.

Singh made these comments at Energyscape, the Mint Energy Conclave 2020 held i...

Diesel generators are the most common means of electricity back-up during power outages but besides being noisy and polluting, they are also the most expensive means of alternative electricity. Such devices boast an operating efficiency of just 25%, require frequent maintenanc...

Officials of the Monterey County Planning Commission, California gave approval for a large-scale energy battery farm project in Moss Landing which will be spearheaded jointly by Tesla and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as per media reports.

Officials of th...

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd (CATL), China’s largest automotive Li-ion battery manufacturer said it aims to raise up to 20 billion yuan (USD 2.85 billion) in private placement of shares to fund its battery-making projects and boost working capital.

The com...

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The Center on Tuesday notified the Battery Waste Management Rules 2020 and sought public suggestions for the same.

As per the draft rules, the government has directed manufacturers and dealers to record and collect used batteries against the new batteries sold, excludi...

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has designated the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), India’s largest power company, as the renewable energy implementing agency in India.

In the new role, NTPC will facilitate the application of connectivity an...

Electric vehicles startup EV Motors India has partnered with BSES Yamuna Power Ltd for setting up and operating charging stations for e-vehicles at select locations under the areas covered by the Delhi-based discom.

EVM and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL) will work jointl...

A Smart Grid Control Centre, set up at IIT-Kanpur, was inaugurated by joint secretary, ministry of power, Mrityunjay Kumar Narayan along with director of IIT-Kanpur, Prof Abhay Karandikar and director, National Smart Grid Mission (Project management unit) NSGM-NPMU, AK Mishra ...

Power Minister R K Singh on Monday said India will eventually be an electricity-based economy, as the nation is embarking on power usage for running vehicles and cooking food. "The entire power sector is going through change and this change will continue. We want to electrify ...

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