Punjab to introduce new non-conventional energy policy: Majithia

CHANDIGARH: Punjab is all set to introduce a New Non-Conventional Energy Policy-2012 to meet the increasing demand of clean energy and to reduce the burden on conventional energy resources.Bikram Singh Majithia, Non-Conventional Energy Minister, Punjab stated this during the two-day International Seminar on ‘Energy Access’ inaugurated by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, here at Vigyan Bhawan, in which delegates from more than 30 countries and United Nations participated.

He said that to attract the giant players of Biomass sector, the Punjab Government has offered highest tariff of Rs 5.83 per unit to purchase the power generated by the Biomass plants while Andhra Pradesh was offered Rs 5.18, Haryana Rs 5.65, Maharashtra Rs 5.74, Rajasthan Rs 5.16, Tamil Nadu Rs 5.12, Uttar Pradesh Rs 5.24 per unit. Majithia said that Punjab is leading to become a power surplus state as Punjab Government has made massive investments in both the Conventional and Non-Conventional Energy sectors…….

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Amit Antil

After doing Power Management (MBA) from National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Amit Antil is now presently working with Today Green Energy Pvt. Ltd. and looking after business development activities for Solar. Earlier he was associated with leading power trading company Global Energy for 3 years. He has a sound knowledge about bidding, power trading, open access, REC trading, Govt. Liaisoning, Contract Negotiation, Power Purchase Agreement.

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  1. raj says:

    it seem participants have given better insight in to non conventional energy and offered machinary at concessional rates

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