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JAN 17 2018

Maharashtra cogen units in trouble after regulatory body rules in favour of electricity board

  • Nanda Kasabe, The Financial Express / Pune, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  The power woes of Maharashtra’s sugar sector continue after the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) ruled in favour of the Maharashtra State Electricity ...

JAN 17 2018

Space constraint trips large-scale erection of solar power plant

  • R. Krishnamoorthy, The Hindu / Tiruchi, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Grid-connected solar power plants established at three locations in the district are holding promise for considerable savings on the power bill. The plants have been established on ...

JAN 17 2018

Green energy targets clear in mind, but is India technology-ready?

  • Amritha Pilly, Business Standard / Mumbai, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  India's green energy targets for the next few years may be clear and crisp, but the country may need to focus more on related technologies to achieve its environment-friendly ...

JAN 17 2018

Investment rises in mini-grids as India races to meet energy goal

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Rising investment in mini-grids in India signals growing business interest in the sector, despite a lack of clear government policy, as the country races to meet its goal of ...

JAN 17 2018

Schneider Electric appoints Mohan Somasi as VP of Hub Execution Centre

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Schneider Electric appoints Mohan Somasi as VP of Hub Execution CentreSchneider Electric on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mohan Somasi as vice president of its India Hub ...

JAN 17 2018

Husk Power raises $20 mn for its mini-grid business

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Husk Power Systems said today that it has raised USD 20 million (over Rs 127 crore) to scale its renewable mini-grid business both in Asia and Africa. The USD 20 million ...

JAN 17 2018

Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh resigns

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / Chandigarh, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Accused of pocketing sand mine contracts worth crores on his staff's names, Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh has resigned from his post. Party sources ...

JAN 17 2018

Hiranandani to pump in Rs 7,000 crore for green energy in Bengal

  • Udit Prasanna Mukharjee, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  After limited success in coal bed methane (CBM) exploration, Bengal may finally get access to sufficient green energy. Courtesy, Hiranandani group. The project, conceived in 2015, ...

JAN 17 2018

Solar power to help save Gujarat University Rs 1.4 crore in energy bill

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Vadodara, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  M S University's Faculty of Technology and Engineering (FTE) has become the first campus in the university where solar rooftop project has been implemented. In association ...

JAN 17 2018

Chinese imports edge out domestic solar players

  • Sanjay Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  The National Solar Mission may have set a target of 20 million m2 (metre square) solar thermal capacity with ‘Make in India’ panels, but the government’s proposed ...

JAN 17 2018

More green power could curb India's water, electricity gap researchers

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / Rome, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Water shortages have disrupted India's power plants for years, and are likely to worsen as power demands grow and climate change brings more frequent droughts - a reality that is ...

JAN 17 2018

Karnataka Electricity Regulator seeks cut in base tariff for solar auction

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  With solar energy prices progressively falling, Karnataka's power regulator has directed the state's renewable energy development agency to substantially lower the benchmark tariff ...

JAN 17 2018

Indian clean energy investments dropped 20 per cent to $11 billion in 2017: BNEF

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Global clean energy investments rose a marginal 3 per cent to $333.5 billion in 2017, led by China where investment in all clean energy technologies increased to $132.6 billion, up ...

JAN 17 2018

Solar probe panel didnt go beyond brief, govt tells HC

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Kochi, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Solar scam inquiry commission did not go beyond its terms of reference, state government has contended before the high court. Former chief minister Oommen Chandy had not ...

JAN 17 2018

As wind energy industry grows, changing rules get tough for many

  • Hari Pulakat, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Clive Turton is not easily fazed. Though recent rounds of wind auctions in India have rattled many equipment manufacturers, he remains cheerily optimistic about industry ...

JAN 17 2018

SWPL asks Goa pollution board for fresh consent letter

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Panaji, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Days after the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) revoked South West Port Limited’s (SWPL) consent to operate coal handling at Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) for excess ...

JAN 17 2018

Polish companies may explore commercial coal mining in India

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / kolkata, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Polish companies may explore opportunities at commercial coal mining in India if conditions are right, said a minister from the eastern European country here on Monday. A ...

JAN 17 2018

ONGC to probe chopper crash, announces support for package for bereaved families

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is set to institute a high-level independent investigation into the ill-fated Chopper crash on Saturday, which led to the demise of six ...

JAN 17 2018

Indian Oil & Gas firms likely to report strong third quarter; Petronet LNG may see decline in net income

  • Bilal Abdi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  Indian Oil & Gas companies are expected to report healthy operating profits for the third quarter ended December 2017 on the back of inventory gains, increased refinery ...

JAN 17 2018

India's oil imports in 2017 surged to a record 4.4 million barrel per day

  • Nidhi Verma, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th January 2018 Published on : 17th January 2018
  • Created:Wed 17th JAN 2018

  India's oil imports rose by about 1.8 percent in 2017 to a record 4.37 million barrels per day (bpd) as the country boosted purchases to feed its expanded refining capacity, ...