UP govt working to ensure power supply in rural areas: Akhilesh

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh has been taking several initiatives to ensure reliable power supply in rural areas, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said, noting that his state is the first to come up with a Mini-grid Policy. “Uttar Pradesh has been taking several initiatives and steps to make sure that we provide reliable electricity in[…]

Govt eyes 10,000 solar, wind, and biomass projects in 5 years

New Delhi: The central government, on Thursday, set a target to start at least 10,000 solar, wind and biomass-based power projects in five years, which will serve small groups of customers, especially in rural areas. The target is part of the draft national policy on renewable energy-based micro and mini grids released by the Union[…]