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Q.16) Consider the following statements with respect to 'Chiller Star Labeling . Program 1. It has been formulated by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE 2. It envisages providing rating in terms of its energy performance Select the correct statements 1 Only 2 Only Both 1 and 2 Neither 1 nor 2
Solution (c) The Chiller Star Labelling Program has been aunched by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) to encourage the deployment of Energy Efficient chiller systems. Ihe program envisages providing star rating in terms of its energy performance . Initially, the program is launched on voluntary basis and will be .LED and inverter AC have been notified under mandatory Star labelling program for Variable speed Air Conditioners and valid upto 31' December 2020 regime LED lamps were notified in mandatory domain during the year 2017 .The implementation of the same has begun w.e.f 1st January 2018. Star labelling program saved energy worth INR 22,500 crore during the year 2017-18
Q.17) PRAAPTI App and web portal is associated with a. Power Purchases b. Coal Block Allocation c. Road Safety Trafficking of Women and Children
Solution (a) A Web portal and an App namely PRAAPTI (Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators) has been developed to bring transparency in power purchase transactions between Generators and PRAAPTI Discoms. The App and Web Portal will capture the Invoicing and payment datafor various ong term PPAs from the Generators. This will help the stakeholders in getting month-wise and legacy data on outstanding amounts of Discoms against power purchase. Google Play App and Web portal launched to bring transparency in electricity payments to generators To help the stakeholders in getting month-wise and legacy data on outstanding amounts of DISCOMS against power purchase APP Will allow users access payments made by DISCOMS to power generation company The app will also allow users to know the s detais related to the payments made by the Discoms to the power generation company Tsvic upiruo at uuzataen and when they were made.
Q.18) Which one of the following is a purpose of 'UDAY', a scheme of the Government? a. Providing for financial turnaround and revival of power distribution companies b. Providing technical and financial assistance to start-up entrepreneurs in the field of renewable sources of energy c. Providing electricity to every household in the country by 2020 d. Replacing the coal-based power plants with natural gas, nuclear, solar, wind and tidal ower plants over a period of time
UDAY (Ujjwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana) scheme Solution (a) It is a scheme for the financial turnaround of Power distribution companies (DISCOMs) was approved by the Government of India with an objective to improve the operational and financial efficiency of the state DISCOMS. 17,352 cr or 50% nnual reduction in discoms' losses at end of FY18 32,071 cr or 150% Increase in discoms' outstanding dues to generators during FY18 Power Value Chain including Discoms with highest dues (ter) Telangana Tamil Nadu 3,69914,091 cr Karnataka3,614 toIP UP FUEL 3,954 3,704 Maharashtra DISCOMs are the weakest link in providing 24X7 Power for All to NTPC
0.19) Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Sahai Bili Har Ghar Yojana -"Saubhagva" 1. Poor households identified using Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 would be provided with free electricity 2. Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) is the nodal agency for the operationalisation of the scheme 3. Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) and Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) have been subsumed under the 'Saubhagya' scheme Select the correct statements 1 and 2 2 Only 1 and 3 1,2 and 3
Solution (b) The beneficiaries for free electricity connections would be identified using Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 data However, un-electrified households not covered under the SECC data would also be provided electricity connections under the scheme on payment of Rs. 500 which shall be recovered by DISCOMs in 10 instalments through electricity bill. Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) is the nodal agency for the operationalisation of the yTRA/Fg T(tRERZTUFT cheme throughout the country
Sol tion (d) Integrated Power Development Scheme An integrated scheme for Urban Distribution Sector covering Infrastructure upgradation in urban areas Comprehensive sub transmission and distribution Underground cabling and GIS Sub stations in Densely populated areas IT implementation for better customer service Smart metering for large consumers Tamper-proof meters at homes Solar installations like rooftop solar panels also covered.
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