Delhi

New Delhi is the capital of the Republic of India and the seat of the central government. One of the largest cities in India, its economy no longer depends wholly on government offices; Delhi nourishes a thriving IT sector and its neighboring suburbs of Noida and Gurugram are home to the offices of many of India’s top corporations.

State Summary

  • Size
    575 sq. miles
  • Population
    16.8 million
  • State GDP
    $60.45 billion (USD)
  • Legislative Assembly Seats
    70
  • Rajya Sabha Seats
    3 for the National Capital Territory of Delhi
  • Lok Sabha Seats
    7
  • Party Affiliation
    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
A Delhi Metro train reaches Anand Vihar station on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border. (PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)
Panoramic view of inner circle and central park in Connaught Place, New Delhi. (Kabi1990, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0)
Left: A Delhi Metro train reaches Anand Vihar station on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border. (PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)
Right: Panoramic view of inner circle and central park in Connaught Place, New Delhi. (Kabi1990, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0)
Energy

Energy

India faces a complex energy challenge: it needs cheap and abundant energy to power high economic growth and lift its citizens into the middle class. But it also hopes to keep its commitments to the U.N. Climate Change Convention and achieve energy independence. India’s states have the resources to generate the energy India needs, but they take different approaches to fostering the growth of the industry. This section allows you to explore energy news from India’s states and offers the Wadhwani Chair’s analysis of India’s energy sector.

Subsectors

Coal  •  Energy Efficiency  •  Energy-related Transportation  •  Nuclear  •  Oil and Gas  •  Power  •  Renewables

Recent Articles

Delhi to offer compensation to consumers who suffer power cuts

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved compensation for residents who suffer unscheduled power cuts lasting over one hour. The consumer will be compensated $7.10 per hour for the first two hours of the power cut, and $14.20 for every subsequent hour.


Source: The Hindu Business Line Go to

Mahindra Electric Mobility signs MOU to deploy 1,000 electric three-wheelers in Delhi

Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with SmartE, one of India’s largest electric vehicle fleet operators, to support SmartE’s deployment of the first 1,000 Mahindra Treo and Treo Yaari electric three-wheelers in Delhi by March 2019.


Source: Livemint Go to

New Delhi launches tender for 35 MW of rooftop solar projects

The Delhi government’s nodal agency for rooftop solar projects, the Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Management Center, has launched a tender for setting up 35 Megawatt (MW) grid-connected rooftop solar projects in the capital.


Source: Economic Times Go to

Related National Goals

Solar Performance Tracker — Delhi reaches 69.57 MW (updated September 21, 2018)

Wind Performance Tracker — Delhi achieves 0 MW (updated January 3, 2019)

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