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    You can include the cost of rooftop solar installation in your home loan; even additional loan is easily available under priority sector lending
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    Power generation capacity increase exceeded the target by 27% (22,566 MW vs 17,830 MW) in last one year
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    Transmission capacity increase exceeded the target by 37% in the last year
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    Rs. 15 lakh crores of investments are planned in the power, coal and new & renewable energy sector, over five years
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    Compared to abysmally low growth earlier, Coal despatch to power sector by Coal India grew by 9% in last year
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    Per capita consumption in India crossed 1000 units in 2014-15
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    UPA Coal Crisis: Coal production grew annually at only 1.5% vs 14.3% growth in installed capacity of coal based power plants between 2010-14
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    From realization of less than 1% of solar potential earlier to 5 times increase in capacity addition target in the last one year
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    From 28 crore people without access to power vs rapid march towards 24X7 power for all under Modi Sarkar
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    2012 saw the largest power outage in history with 62 crore people losing power in India; now sufficient safeguards have been put in place to ensure it is not repeated
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    Distribution Dilemma: DisComs losing Rs. 70,000 crores annually and have accumulated losses of over Rs. 250,000 crores
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    Over 90,000 street lights were replaced in Vishakhapatnam within three months, saving 45 lakh units of power
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    Energy efficient buildings run by EESL save 43 lakh units of power annually
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    LED bulbs last more than 50 times longer than ordinary bulbs & 8-10 times longer than CFLs
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    By replacing domestic bulbs with LEDs, India will save 5,000 MW, more than the power generated from an Ultra Mega Power Plant
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    Lighting sector accounts for about 20% of the total energy consumption in India
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    If all bulbs in India are changed to LEDs, we can save 40,000 MW, almost 1/6 of India's installed power capacity
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    Converting India's 3 crore streetlights to LEDs can save 500 crore units of power and Rs. 3,000 crore every year
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    LED streetlights can reduce power consumption by around 50%
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    Power saving of 37% has been achieved through high efficiency farm pumpsets in Hubli, Karnataka
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    EESL projects have helped avoid capacity addition of 285 MW in 2014-15
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    World's largest renewable energy financing meet RE-Invest generated huge commitments to "Make in India" and Invest in India
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    Jai Jawan: 300 MW of grid connected solar projects to be established at defence establishments. Solarisation of Indo-Pak border ongoing
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    Canal Solar: Save land & water while generating local power through canal top solar plants. 100 MW canal top solar capacity being setup
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    Sixteen transmission schemes worth Rs 34,133 crores have been approved for implementation under Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB)
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    Coal India production grew by 3.2 crore tonnes which was higher than the growth in the past four years combined
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    19% growth in coal exploration (8.28 lakh meters vs 6.97 lakh meters) in 2014-15 with plans to increase to 25 lakh meters
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    15660 villages were electrified in the last year exceeding the target of 15000 villages
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