The Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (Independent Charge) Shri Piyush Goyal addressing the 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress in New Delhi on August 21, 2017. Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal addressed a distinguished gathering of delegates attending the 3-day 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress in New Delhi. The Minister also gave away Energy and Environment Foundation Global Excellence awards 2017 during the inaugural session of the conference. The Annual Conference is visualized and planned in the backdrop of India's vision on achieving "Energy Independence and Power for all by 2022". It is aimed at providing an opportunity and open forum to exchange information, share experiences and best practices by bringing togeth...
The Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal dedicating the SJVN's 47.6 MW - Khirvire Wind Power Station to the Nation, at Aurangabad, Maharashtra on October 16, 2016.
President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil at the Seminar on Universalisation of Roshni - a green innovation for sustainable habitats, at Rashtrapati Bhavan Auditorium. Also seen are Dr. Farook Abdullah, Smt. Sheila Dikshit and Shri Kamal Nath A day long seminar on the universalisation of Roshni - the environmental initiative in practice in the President’s Estate was recently inaugurated by the President of India Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil at her state residence. The Roshni initiative, which was launched in 2008 has been an effort to help and equip the residents of the President's Estate to live in harmony with nature. The initiative had then come against the background of issues concerned with climate change and is now working to make the overall environment of t
The flagship conference, the 11th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) organised by The Energy & Resource Institute (TERI) was inaugurated today at Taj Palace in New Delhi. The DSDS this year is themed on “Tapping Local Initiatives and Tackling Global Inertia”. The summit envisaged the presence of various stakeholders, multilateral and bilateral development organizations, non-government sector, corporate houses and various research and academic institutions. DSDS 2011 was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh in gracious presence of H.E. Dr. Leonel Fernandez, President of Dominican Republic; H.E. Mr. James Alix Michel, President Seychelles; H.E. Mr. Hamid Karzai, President Afghanistan; Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Hon’ble Minister for Environment and Fo
The Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Management Centre of the Department of Environment, Govt. of NCT of Delhi invites applications for the post of Project Engineer from meritorious candidates to join its team on contractual basis, to assist in implementation of various Energy Efficiency activities & Renewable Energy Programmes. Project Engineer: - (Two Positions) Graduate in Engineering/Tech. or equivalent or Master’s degree in science with 60% marks or equivalent grades from recognized university. 1-2 years experience in formulation/ appraisal/evaluation of scientific/technical projects in the fields of renewable Energy system & Energy conservation. Age not above 27 years. Trainee: - Graduate in Engineering/Tech. or equivalent or Master’s degree in s
“Solar energy is the energy source which is there forever and at no cost. I don’t understand why we look for anything else for energizing the world”, proclaimed Mr. Pankaj Chaturvedi, CEO of TRA International Ltd. while announcing the upcoming Solar Training program to be held in Delhi for two days. TRA International Ltd. works to advocate the idea that ‘investment in training for the right audience with the right content and delivery mechanism can be one of the single most significant factor in the success of Solar Technology adoption’. Supporting the initiative, Delhi Greens organisation has come on board as the event outreach partner. Talking about the collaboration, Govind Singh, Founder-Director of Delhi Greens said, "An energy policy based on decentralization is the only effic
EMPower was initiated in 2005 by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Social Development together with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). New Delhi witnessed the EMPower Workshop on large scale solar power in Asia on April 26 & 27, 2010 at the Taj Hotel. Inaugurated by Honourable Minister for New & Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah, the two days workshop focused on Exploring and Motivating Sustainable Power markets. Speaking on the occasion Dr Abdullah said, “The Govt of India realizes the fact that India needs to catch on fast on renewable energy and solar resources are one of those which needs to be capitalized in a big way.” Stressing on the goals of the National Solar Mission, Dr Abdullah said,
Palwal is a small town on Delhi-Agra highway and one among many other small towns that are fast developing because these are now within commuting distance from Delhi city. So people can afford to continue to stay in these towns and leave their families there, while they go for a day’s job to Delhi and back. These towns have very irregular electric supply from the regular distribution companies that are supposed to supply electricity. On the other hand people who live here have more money than they used to have. So they can afford to buy electricity for their domestic usage. Since the power supply is erratic, they prefer to have diesel generator sets. Sometimes there is one enterprising person who operates a large GenSet and provides it to shop keepers operating in local markets, mor