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Covid takes a toll on Saubhagya scheme in Uttar Pradesh

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 20, 2020

The pandemic triggered lockdown has gridlocked the Centre’s flagship Saubhagya scheme, which powered BJP’s poll juggernaut in 2017 assembly elections in UP with its last-mile electricity connectivity to households. UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) sources said, Saubhagya’...

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Farm sector booster dose through Kusum scheme for solar pumps

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 17, 2020

The UP government is likely to lend a budgetary push to the ambitious PM Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahaabhiyan (PM-Kusum) scheme envisaging solarisation of agricultural pumps up to a capacity of 7.5 horse power. Power officials confirmed that the energy department would...

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UP: PCL to buy 200 MW solar power

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 11, 2019

The UP Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) on Monday approved procurement of 200 MW solar power by UPPCL from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The tariff for it will be Rs 2.89 per unit, including a trading margin of Rs 0.07 per unit. The trading margin is like...

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UP govt clears plan to induct 700 electric buses in 14 cities across state

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2019

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday cleared a proposal for operation of electric buses as part of the public transport system in 14 cities across the state. UP Cabinet Minister Sidharth Nath Singh told reporters here that the electric buses will be inducted to boost...

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Uttar Pradesh gets Rs 1,500 crore grant for meeting deadline on 100% electrification

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 2, 2019

The Saubhagya dashboard showed that of the 2,49,01,600 households that have been identified, 96.15% have been energized, while 3.85%, or 9,57,950, households are remaining.

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Uttar Pradesh's CM inaugurates Gorakhpur's biggest solar plant

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2018

Inaugurating a 1230 kW solar power plant in Gorakhpur, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said it would give impetus to the green energy drive of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and would not only help...

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Uttar Pradesh government clears six biofuel investment proposals worth Rs 17 billion

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 5, 2018

In a boost to its green energy roadmap, the Yogi Adityanath government has cleared six biofuel investment proposals worth almost Rs 17 billion.


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