Current Affairs

Energy:

India Energy Modeling Forum

  • Recently, in the joint working group meeting of the Sustainable Growth Pillar, an India Energy Modeling Forum (IEMF) was launched.

 


Rewa Solar Project

  • Recently, the government inaugurated the 750 MW solar project in the Gurh tehsil of Rewa district , Madhya Pradesh.

Indian Gas Exchange

  • On 15th June, 2020, the government has launched Indian Gas Exchange (IGX) –first nationwide online delivery-based gas trading platform.

Opposing Draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020

  • Recently several states like West Bengal, Punjab, Puducherry, Kerala, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Delhi, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have voiced their concerns against the proposed bill.

Report On Impact Of Energy Efficiency Measures

  • Recently the Ministry of Power and New & Renewable Energy released a report on the Impact of energy efficiency measures for the year 2018-19.

First In-depth Review Of India’s Energy Policies

On 10th January, 2020, International Energy Agency (IEA), in partnership with NITI Aayog, released the first in-depth review of India’s energy policies.


11th Nuclear Energy Conclave

Recently, the 11th Nuclear Energy Conclave, organized by the India Energy Forum, under the theme: “Economics of Nuclear Power- Innovation towards Safer & Cost Effective Technologies”, was held in New Delhi.


Augmenting Nature By Green Affordable New-habitat (ANGAN)

On 9th September, 2019, a three day international conference on Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat (ANGAN) focused on Energy Efficiency in Building Sector commenced in New Delhi.


Ocean Energy Now Declared As Renewable Energy

  • Recently, in a decision that would give boost to the ocean energy in India, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) approved a proposal to declare ocean energy as Renewable Energy.

National Gas Grid

Why is it in News?

The Government of India is constructing the National Gas Grid to increase the share of gas in the energy mix of the economy.


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