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AUG 14 2018

Life expectancy in India would rise by a year if India meets its pollution standards: Study

  • Sudheer Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  If India were to achieve its own air quality standards, life expectancy would increase by more than one year on average and this number would increase to four years if India were to ...

AUG 14 2018

Three-phase power supply for agricultural pumps for farmers in Vidarbha

  • Ashish Roy, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  In view of inadequate rainfall in east Vidarbha, energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has decided to provide three-phase power supply 12 hours a day to farm pumps of the six ...

AUG 14 2018

Pollution check: Supreme Court okays colour-coded stickers for vehicles

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  The Supreme Court on Monday accepted Centre's proposal to have hologram-based colour-coded stickers on vehicles that would help in identifying automobiles running on various kinds ...

AUG 14 2018

Weather alarms highlight need to accelerate low-carbon economy

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  With India too witnessing a change in its weather patterns, researchers believe climate change may not only challenge the country's conventional development pathways but also pose a ...

AUG 14 2018

Indias first electric vehicles charging corridor announced by Magenta Power

  • Sudheer Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Renewable energy service company Magenta Power today announced it will set up India’s first electric vehicles charging Corridor called ChargeIn at Mumbai-Pune ...

AUG 14 2018

Indian Oil Corporation to invest Rs 20,000 crore in city gas projects in 5-8 years

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation’s largest oil company, plans to invest Rs 20,000 crore in city gas distribution projects in next 5-8 years as it bets big on gas business to ...

AUG 14 2018

Eyeing global reach: Government mulls listing of ONGC on overseas stock exchange

  • Saurabh Kumar, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  With a view to “having better access to foreign capital and have a global reach,” the government is considering listing state-run oil explorer ONGC on an overseas stock ...

AUG 14 2018

Petrochem hub policy will be made more attractive, says official

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Visakhapatnam, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  The Centre plans to revise and make more attractive the petroleum, chemicals and petro-chemicals industrial region (PCPIR) policy with the involvement of all stakeholders, according ...

AUG 14 2018

MRPLs desalination plant likely to be ready by 2020

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Magaluru, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL), which is setting up a water desalination plant near New Mangalore Port in Mangaluru, is expecting it to be ready by ...

AUG 14 2018

EIL to invest Rs 700 crore for LPG terminal at Okha

  • Maulik Pathak, Live Mint / Gandhinagar, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Energy Infrastructure (India) Ltd (EIL), a 100% subsidiary of the Netherlands-based Energy Infrastructure Butano (Asia) BV has been recently selected by Gujarat government to set up ...

AUG 14 2018

Maharashtra: Khadki Cantonment Board's civil, defence areas to soon get piped natural gas

  • sidharth Gaikawad, ETEnergyWorld / Pimri Chichwad, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Khadki Cantonment Board (KCB) will soon have the unique distinction of being the first cantonment board in the country to provide piped natural gas to all defence and civil areas in ...

AUG 14 2018

Adani walks away with gas rights for 21 cities; BPCL bags 11 cities

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Billionaire Gautam Adani's group has bagged licences to retail gas in 21 cities in the latest city gas distribution bid round that saw state-owned Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd's unit ...

AUG 14 2018

IOC chairman says US sanctions on Iran pose no threat to Chennai refinery expansion

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Indian Oil Corp's plans to expand its Chennai refinery are not likely to be threatened by the impending US sanctions against Iran, Chairman Sanjiv Singh said on Monday. IOC ...

AUG 14 2018

Kerala GAIL Gas Limited likely to be wound up

  • T Ramavarman, ETEnergyWorld / Thrissur, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  The state government is likely to wind up the Kerala GAIL Gas Ltd (KGGL), floated towards the end of 2011 to execute 'city gas' projects in different parts of the state. The ...

AUG 14 2018

Rajasthan: Heavy oils from 570 million year old rock beds discovered

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Jaisalmer, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Monetisation of heavy oil discovered from the oldest sedimentary rock of Rajasthan now seems a reality with trials for producing heavy oil from 570-million-year-old rock beds being ...

AUG 14 2018

NTPC may issue 2.5 mt coal import tender by mid-September

  • Vikas Srivastava, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  NTPC, India’s largest power producer, is planning to issue a tender for import of 2.5 million tonne of coal by mid-September to cater to the growing power demand in the ...

AUG 14 2018

Iran keen to participate in CPCL expansion, says IOC Chairman Sanjiv Singh

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Iran is keen to invest in the Rs 30,000 crore expansion of Chennai refinery but the fate of banking channels to route such investment is uncertain in view of US sanctions against ...

AUG 14 2018

Private power companies seek more coal to soften prices

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Private power producers are complaining they pay more for coal than other sectors in some auctions, and have sought higher supplies to soften prices. The Association of ...

AUG 14 2018

Manjula Chellur appointed as new chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  Justice Manjula Chellur has been appointed as the new chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (ATE), the power ministry informed today. Prior to this, Chellur was Chief ...

AUG 14 2018

Reserve Bank backs REC-promoted ARC for power sector stressed assets

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th August 2018 Published on : 14th August 2018
  • Created:Tue 14th AUG 2018

  The Reserve Bank has backed the idea of state-owned Rural Electrification Corporation's (REC's) proposal to form an asset reconstruction company (ARC) dedicated to take over ...