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JUN 23 2017

ONGC says extraction works not detrimental to environment in Tamil Nadu

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Trichy, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  State-owned petroleum explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has denied rumours its oil exploration works in Tamil Nadu were affecting the groundwater condition. ...

JUN 23 2017

RIL-BP withdraw gas price arbitration against Indian govt

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  Reliance Industries Limited and BP have withdrawn the gas price arbitration with the Indian government. In an emailed response to BusinessLine, BP said, "Yes. The Gas Price ...

JUN 23 2017

India's LNG-led gas market may grow over 6 times by 2030: Royal Dutch Shell

  • Shine Jacob, Business Standard / New Delhi, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  Global oil major Royal Dutch Shell says that India may see at least six times growth in Indian gas market by 2030 from the current levels. It adds that liquefied natural gas (LNG) ...

JUN 23 2017

WCL CMD RR Mishra gets additional charge as Coal India Director

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  Chairman-cum-managing director of Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), Rajiv R Mishra has been assigned additional charge of director (personnel and IR) of Coal India Limited (CIL) ...

JUN 23 2017

Jharia coalfield fire: Indian Railways to run more trains as an alternative

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

   The railways is exploring possibility of running some more trains as an alternative arrangement in the wake of closure of Dhanbad- Chandrapura train line due to Jharia ...

JUN 23 2017

NTPC targets 250 BU power generation in current financial year

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  State-run power giant NTPC is aiming at generating 250 billion units (BU) of electricity in the current fiscal under a performance pact inked with the power ministry. The ...

JUN 23 2017

Haryana waives off intra-state wheeling charges to promote renewable energy

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  With a view to promote power generation from New and Renewable energy sources, Haryana government has decided to waive off intra-state “Wheeling Charges” on transmission ...

JUN 23 2017

Finance Ministry Rejects Rs 20,000-crore plan for local solar equipment firms

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  The finance ministry has rejected an ambitious Rs 20,000-crore plan to prop up local solar equipment manufacturers with incentives and subsidies to help them withstand the flood of ...

JUN 23 2017

India inks pact with World Bank for co-financing AP power project

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  India today signed an agreement with the World Bank for co-financing loans worth USD 570 million for 'Power for All' project in Andhra Pradesh. The total cost of the project ...

JUN 23 2017

Its women who run the show at Tamil Nadu Electricity Board now

  • B Sivakumar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  The cliché, ‘better late than never’ couldn’t be more appropriate for Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB). The company which earlier had men calling the ...

JUN 23 2017

Rural Electrification Corp to raise $300 million selling green bonds

  • Joel Rebello, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  Rural Electrification Corp, the nodal public sector company to finance power projects in rural India is planning to raise $300 million by selling bonds to overseas investors as ...

JUN 23 2017

Piyush Goyal urges power sector to pay taxes honestly

  • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint / New Delhi, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  Power minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday that the power sector was prepared for the 1 July roll out of the goods and services tax (GST) and urged the industry to pay taxes ...

JUN 23 2017

Govt benchmarks tariff for Bhadla solar park at Rs3.43 per unit

  • Shreya Jai, Business Standard / New Delhi, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  The Centre has benchmarked a tariff ceiling of Rs3.43 per unit for upcoming auctions for the solar power park in Bhadla, Rajasthan, in acknowledgement of the steep fall in tariffs ...

JUN 23 2017

Bhadra CADA seeks installation of solar panels over main canals

  • Staff Reporter, The Hindu / Shivmogga, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  The Bhadra Command Area Development Authority (CADA) has submitted a proposal to the State government requesting for installation of solar panels over the main canals of the ...

JUN 23 2017

14-hour power cut leaves patients sleepless

  • Special correspondent, The Hindu / Kurnool, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  Patients in the Kurnool General Hospital were forced to spent a sleepless night in the gynaecological, male medical IV ward and trauma care units owing to a 14-hour power cut. Power ...

JUN 23 2017

Loan pact inked for 24X7 power supply in State

  • Staff Reporter, The Hindu / Vijaywada, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  The Government of India (GoI), the World Bank and the Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) signed a $240 million loan agreement in New Delhi on Thursday for supporting the GoAP in ...

JUN 23 2017

No power in 17 tribal habitations of Bhadrachalam

  • P. Sridhar, The Hindu / Bhadrachalam, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  Even as vigorous efforts are under way to make Telangana a power surplus State soon, around 17 tribal habitations in the State’s predominantly tribal-populated district ...

JUN 23 2017

Undivided Adilabad ready for 24-hour power supply

  • Harpal Singh, The Hindu / Adilabad, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  Adilabad, Kumram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial and Nirmal - the four district that comprise undivided Adilabad - are on top of the list that are ready for receiving 24-hour power ...

JUN 23 2017

Tata Power mulls 51% stake sale in Mundra UMPP to Gujarat government for Re 1 token amount

  • FE Online, The Financial Express / 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  Tata Power is concerned about the UMPP becoming an NPA and has therefore written to the Prime Minister’s Office and Power Ministry offering to sell the said stake to Gujarat ...

JUN 23 2017

US announces $7.5 mn to advance Indias power grid

  • PTI, The Financial Express / Washington, 23rd June 2017 Published on : 23rd June 2017
  • Created:Fri 23rd JUN 2017

  The US will provide $7.5 million to help advance India’s power grid as part of their commitments to ensure access to affordable and reliable energy in both countries. The ...