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AUG 18 2017

West Bengal, northeast to have IOCs jumbo 450 kg LPG pack this financial year

  • Debasis Sarkar, ETEnergyWorld / Siliguri, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Public sector petrochem giant Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is going to launch its 450 kg jumbo pack of LPG in entire West Bengal this financial year keeping bulk consumers as target ...

AUG 18 2017

Crude oil opens new vistas in India-US relationship

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Washington, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The first shipment of American crude oil is likely to reach India in the last week of September, opening new vistas in the Indo-US ties. With this India, the world's ...

AUG 18 2017

Draft emission norms for diesel locomotives in two weeks: CPCB

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has told the National Green Tribunal that the draft emission standards for diesel locomotives will be finalised within two ...

AUG 18 2017

Rajasthan govt signs JV agreement with HPCL for Barmer refinery

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Jaipur, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The Rajasthan government today signed a joint venture agreement with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) for the upcoming mega petroleum refinery in Barmer at a cost of Rs ...

AUG 18 2017

Lower production costs help upstream oil, gas companies tide over depressed crude prices

  • Twesh Mishra, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Despite crude oil and natural gas prices remaining range bound, technological enhancements and lower production costs have come to the rescue of upstream oil and gas companies, ...

AUG 18 2017

Company being set up for Ratnagiri refinery

  • Shine Jacob, Business Standard / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) are set to form a company, Western India Refineries and Petrochemicals, ...

AUG 18 2017

CCL intensifies search operation in Barka-Sayal mine

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Ramgarh, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Central Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited, today intensified search operation in the Barka-Sayal underground mine to trace two workers trapped after water ...

AUG 18 2017

Arvind Subramanian slams carbon imperialism, calls for global coal alliance

  • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Coal will and should remain the primary source of energy for India in the short to medium term as the fossil fuel remains the cheapest source of energy for India’s development ...

AUG 18 2017

Coalscam: CBI supplies docs to Jindal, other accused

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The CBI has informed a special court here that the copies of the charge sheet and all the other documents have been handed over to the accused, including Congress leader and ...

AUG 18 2017

PowerGrid board approves Rs 1,931 crore investment in HVDC link

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  State-run Power Grid Corp has approved an investment of Rs 1,931.39 crore for high voltage direct current bipole link between western and southern regions. The PowerGrid ...

AUG 18 2017

Industries to benefit as Tamil Nadu cuts cross-subsidy surcharges

  • B Sivakumar, ETEnergyWorld / Chennai, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has brought down cross-subsidy surcharges (CSS) in the range of Rs1.6 to Rs2.5 per unit and directed the state’s power ...

AUG 18 2017

Digitization of power grid will cut losses: Schneider official

  • Nishtha, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Digitization of the power grid in the country will ensure better optimization of resources with the power sector and will eventually bring down the cost of electricity in the ...

AUG 18 2017

PG course on solar energy in Kolkata

  • Ajanta Chakraborty, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Come October and a post-graduate course in solar energy will be launched here, as Amity University and the NB Institute for Rural Development (NBIRT) signed an MoU on ...

AUG 18 2017

West Bengal seeks Centre's relaxation to access clean energy fund

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The Centre is yet to respond to West Bengal's demand for relaxation to access clean energy fund for small solar power projects in the state. "The Centre is asking us to set ...

AUG 18 2017

India to host Nepal PM next week amid China seeking to expand influence in region

  • Dipanjan Roy Choudhary, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  India is set to host Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba later this month as part of efforts to step up engagement with the Himalayan nation at a time when China is seeking ...

AUG 18 2017

Centre to finalise hydropower development fund

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The Centre is set to finalise the creation of a Rs 16,000 crore hydropower development fund to revive stalled projects in the country, a top government official said on ...

AUG 18 2017

Indian thrust on renewables will affect thermal projects: CEA

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Overemphasis on renewable energy would result in reducing viability of coal-fired thermal power plants in India, adding to the massive non-performing assets (NPAs) of state-run ...

AUG 18 2017

NTPC ties up with Ola to provide taxi services for employees

  • Anisha Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  India’s largest power generator NTPC Ltd has entered into an agreement with online cab service provider OLA Cabs for providing round-the-clock taxi services under the Ola ...

AUG 18 2017

All roads lead to ET Startup Awards today; Ravi Shankar Prasad, Piyush Goyal, Siddaramaiah star attractions

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The best and the brightest of India’s startup ecosystem will congregate in the city this evening to celebrate the thriving spirit of entrepreneurship in the country at the ...

AUG 18 2017

India enters global smart meter race to fight utility losses

  • Anindhya Upadhyay, Live Mint / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  India is aiming to help its ailing power distribution companies by buying five million smart meters for two of its northern states in a global tender to be conducted later this ...