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APR 19 2018

500 new electric buses to power PMPMLs shift to green transport

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  The Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) has scrapped its plan to buy 800 buses that would run on petrol and diesel. Instead, the transport utility — following ...

APR 19 2018

Government may take lead in EV charging business

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  In order to encourage uptake of electric vehicles (EVs), the government will boost the infrastructure for charging these vehicles at its own cost, as private players are disinclined ...

APR 19 2018

SMEV, Taiwan council ink pact to strengthen electric vehicle ecosystem

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  With a vision to create a favorable ecosystem for electric mobility between India and Taiwan, the Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has signed a Memorandum of ...

APR 19 2018

New directors join ONGC, Petronet LNG boards

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  New directors on the boards of ONGC and Petronet LNG took charge on Wednesday. An ONGC statement said Sanjay Kumar Moitra has taken charge as Director (Onshore) while a Petronet LNG ...

APR 19 2018

BYD plans 50% localisation for eBuses in 2 years

  • Sarita C Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  Chinese e-vehicles giant BYD, which has won major orders in India, does not get any subsidy in its country, its Indian partner Goldstone Infratech has said, refuting Indian ...

APR 19 2018

Oil firms to observe Ujjwala Diwas

  • Staff Reporter, The Hindu / Coimbatore, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  The three public sector petroleum companies – Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum – will observe Ujjwala Diwas as part of the ‘Gram ...

APR 19 2018

Adani Gas hikes prices of CNG, PNG

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Ahmedabad, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  A day after state-run Gujarat Gas Limited (GGL) increased retail prices of domestic piped natural gas (PNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG), private sector city gas distribution ...

APR 19 2018

Sanjay Kumar Moitra takes charge as onshore director of ONGC

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  Sanjay Kumar Moitra on Wednesday took over charge of Director (Onshore) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). As Director (Onshore), he will look after oil and gas production ...

APR 19 2018

NuPower, Pinnacle Energy trust board member quits

  • Saloni Shukla, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  Prem Rajani has stepped down as a member of the boards of NuPower Renewables and an associated trust, both alleged to have benefitted from a quid pro quo arrangement on loans given ...

APR 19 2018

Power plants in Rajasthan face coal shortage

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Jaipur, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  Despite excess production capacity, the state is facing power shortage in the peak summer season due to scarcity of coal and breakdown of some generating units. Rajasthan Urja Nigam ...

APR 19 2018

India, UK governments invest in $711 million Indian renewable energy fund

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / London, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  Lightsource BP and Indian private equity fund Everstone Group announced on Wednesday the creation of a 500 million pound ($711 million) fund to invest in renewable energy and clean ...

APR 19 2018

Two solar-powered Ro-Ro ferries on the anvil for Goa

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  Goa will soon have two solar-powered Ro-Ro (roll on, roll off) ferry boats along the lines of the Kerala module where such alternate energy ferries are operational, river navigation ...

APR 19 2018

Record power transmission in Maharashtra

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  The state government on Tuesday said it had achieved historic capacity of power generation and transmission. A total 23,100 MW was generated and transmitted across the state on ...

APR 19 2018

Hero Future Energies sets up countrys first hybrid renewable power plant

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  Hero Future Energies has commissioned the country’s first large-scale hybrid renewable energy project — a combination of sun and wind power — in Karnataka’s ...

APR 19 2018

Rajasthan aims 3,780 mw solar capacity by April next year

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  With 20 projects of 1,500 MW capacity in pipeline, Rajasthan is targeting to increase its solar power generation to 3,780 MW by April next year in order to achieve ...

APR 19 2018

ICICI Bank loan case: CBI questions CFO of NuPower Renewables

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  The CBI today questioned Sunil Bhuta, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of NuPower Renewables, a company founded by the husband of ICICI Bank CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar, in ...

APR 19 2018

HP to raise issue of its share in BBMB power projects

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  Himachal Pradesh will take up the issue of its 7.19 per cent share in electricity generated from power projects run by Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) with the governments of ...

APR 19 2018

NIIF partners UK govt for Green Growth Equity Fund

  • Kavya Kothiyal, Live Mint / Mumbai, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  The government’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund of India (NIIF) on Wednesday announced a partnership with the UK government to launch Green Growth Equity Fund ...

APR 19 2018

TN wind tariff too low, says industry

  • M Ramesh, The Hindu Business Line / Chennai, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  The Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers’ Association (IWTMA) has said that the recent tariff order of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission, which fixed the feed-in ...

APR 19 2018

Wind power capacity addition to improve to 3 GW this fiscal: ICRA

  • PTI, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 19th April 2018 Published on : 19th April 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th APR 2018

  ICRA Ratings today said the wind power capacity addition will improve to 3 GW this fiscal, backed by project awards by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and state ...