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OCT 23 2017

Union minister VK Singh inaugurates two power sub-stations in Ghaziabad

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Ghaziabad, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Union minister V K Singh today inaugurated two power sub-stations in Indirapuram and Ataur village and said the government would ensure 24x7 electricity supply to ...

OCT 23 2017

Damodar Valley Corporation could shun JV plan with NLC for Raghunathpur thermal power plant

  • PTI, The Financial Express / Kolkata, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  The Damodar Valley Corporation Ltd might “drop” plans to transfer its Raghunathpur thermal power plant to a joint venture with NLC India Ltd, owing to a delay in getting ...

OCT 23 2017

Hind Power hopes to seal solar asset sale deal with Macquarie by November

  • Ksenia Kondratieva, The Hindu Business Line / 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Delhi-based Hindustan Powerprojects Pvt Ltd (Hindustan Power) expects to conclude by November a deal to sell some of its solar assets to Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund ...

OCT 23 2017

Greenko Group in talks to acquire Gati Infrastructures hydro-electric project

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Greenko Group is exploring the acquisition of Gati Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd’s (GIPL) 110 megawatt (MW) Chuzachen hydro-electric project in east Sikkim, two people aware of the ...

OCT 23 2017

Finlands Fortum hires Barclays to sell stake in Indian solar assets

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

    Finland’s state-controlled power utility Fortum OYJ has hired Barclays Bank to sell a stake in its operational solar power projects in India, said two people ...

OCT 23 2017

Power Grid plans more state projects, eyes joint ventures

  • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint / New Delhi, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Power Grid Corp. of India Ltd, which lays heavy duty cross-country power lines, is set to invest heavily in local power transmission infrastructure of states, a new front of growth ...

OCT 23 2017

IEX shares fall 9.09% on stock market debut

  • Ami Shah, Live Mint / Mumbai, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Shares of Indian Energy Exchange Ltd’s (IEX) debuted 9.09% lower on the bourses on Monday, even after the country’s largest energy exchange saw its Rs1,000-crore initial ...

OCT 23 2017

UP taking various steps to improve power situation in state: UP Power Minister

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Mathura, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Uttar Pradesh government is taking slew of measures to improve power supply to the people of the state, counting on initiatives like 'trust billing system' and e. solution ...

OCT 23 2017

MSEDCL announces amnesty scheme for consumers

  • Prasad Joshi, ETEnergyWorld / 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  The state power utility has introduced an amnesty scheme to help out defaulting consumers and recover outstanding dues amounting to Rs 719 crore. The consumers hail from 11 ...

OCT 23 2017

Karnataka to purchase 1,000 MW power to tide over peak summer demand

  • Jaideep Shenoy, ETEnergyWorld / 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  The state government has set in motion processes to invite tenders for purchase of 1000MW power to tide over the demand that is expected to peak from December onwards. While ...

OCT 23 2017

Rockefeller Foundation seeks PPPs for mini power grid projects

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  The Rockefeller Foundation, which has committed USD 50 million for mini power grids in India, is looking for public private partnerships to facilitate setting up of such projects, ...

OCT 23 2017

Global crude oil prices rise on tightening supply, strong demand

  • Henning Gloystein, ETEnergyWorld / 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Oil prices rose on Monday over supply concerns in the Middle East and as the U.S. market showed further signs of tightening while demand in Asia keeps rising. Brent crude ...

OCT 23 2017

ONGC plans to raise oil output by 4 million tonne by 2020

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  ONGC has drawn a blueprint to raise crude oil production by 4 million tonne (MT) and almost double natural gas output by 2020 to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s target of ...

OCT 23 2017

RIL, ONGC join hands to share infrastructure

  • Richa Mishra, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  fter six months of tough negotiations, the Directorate-General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) has successfully brokered a ‘marriage of convenience’ between two arch rivals of ...

OCT 23 2017

Coal India's supply to power sector up 7 per cent in April-September

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Supply of coal by state-owned CIL to the power sector in the first six months of the ongoing fiscal increased 6.7 per cent to 204.5 million tonnes even as power producers rued over ...

OCT 23 2017

Selling coal may be tough for private miners winning first batch of mines

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Coal India (CIL) is likely to face up private competition well in the first lot of mines to be developed by rivals as the blocks on offer would be difficult to exploit and costly to ...

OCT 23 2017

Honda seeks roadmap on EVs before commercial launch in India

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Japanese auto major Honda Motor Co has started working on electric vehicles keeping in mind India's push for such automobiles but said a clear road map is required for successful ...

OCT 23 2017

Night-boating on solar-powered cruise at Sukhna, a step towards a greener city

  • Diljot Singh, Times Of India / 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Chandigarh Industrial Tourism Corporation (CITCO) has introduced ‘solar-powered cruise boat ride’ at Sukhna Lake to attract tourists. The late-evening or after-sunset ...

OCT 23 2017

SpiceJet to light up a village in Assam under CSR

  • Mihir Mishra, ETEnergyWorld / 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  As part of its CSR initiative, SpiceJet has, this Diwali, taken up the responsibility to light up a village in Assam. The airline aims to provide sustainable energy access ...

OCT 23 2017

Chandigarh beats Punjab in distribution of energy saving LED lights

  • Vinod Kumar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 23rd October 2017 Published on : 23rd October 2017
  • Created:Mon 23rd OCT 2017

  Chandigarh has outperformed Punjab – having 97% more electricity consumers — in sale of energy saving LED bulbs, tubelights and fans under the Unnat Jyoti Affordable ...