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OCT 13 2017

Here is why India is still shunning electric vehicles

  • RK Mishra, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 13th October 2017 Published on : 13th October 2017
  • Created:Fri 13th OCT 2017

  A steady momentum has been building up in India on the clean and renewable energy front. The government has been working to affect a radical shift in our energy production and ...

OCT 12 2017

Railway engines: Alstom starts production, GE gets first locomotive

  • Jyotika Sood, Live Mint / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  In a fillip to ‘Make in India’, two railway locomotive projects coming up in Bihar at an estimated cost of Rs40,000 crore witnessed a flurry of activity on ...

OCT 12 2017

Mahindra looking at cost saving steps for e-Verito for EESL order

  • PTI, Live Mint / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) is looking at various cost reduction measures, including lowering driving range of its electric car e-Verito, in order to be price competitive to ...

OCT 12 2017

India receives first GE locomotive under $2.5 billion deal

  • Sudheer Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  India today received first of the 1,000 high-power diesel-electric railway locomotives that are to be supplied by American industrial giant GE as part of a $2.5 billion agreement ...

OCT 12 2017

10,000 electric cars highlight steep path to India's ambitions

  • Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / Bloomberg, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has kicked off India’s race to turn all new passenger car sales electric by 2030. The largest order has gone to a company that hasn’t ...

OCT 12 2017

Oil Minister Pradhan launches prepaid smart cards for CNG consumers

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today launched prepaid smart cards for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) consumers in Delhi. The cards introduced by gas distributor Indraprastha Gas ...

OCT 12 2017

Pradhan challenges oil and gas industry to find a Super Basin in North-East

  • Bilal Abdi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan has challenged the oil and gas industry to find a “super basin” in North-East India. Research firm IHS Markit has coined the term ...

OCT 12 2017

L&T bags Rs 1,150-cr offshore contract from ONGC

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Ltd (LTHE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro (L&T), announced winning an offshore contract from Oil & ...

OCT 12 2017

Cabinet clears pact with Japan for setting up flexible LNG market

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  The Union Cabinet today gave clearance for signing of agreement with Japan for setting up of flexible and global Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) market. The Cabinet headed by ...

OCT 12 2017

GST rates on upstream oil and gas operations rationalized

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  The government on Thursday rationalised the tax rates on upstream oil and gas operations. An official statement said this has been done to reduce the cascading of taxes arising on ...

OCT 12 2017

On oil, Narendra Modi government is more responsive, but many outstanding issues remain

  • The Financial Express, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  The government, it has to be said, has come a long way since last year, when exploration had ground to a halt due to unremunerative prices of natural gas and the industry facing all ...

OCT 12 2017

Edelweiss ARC to engage Stolt-Nielsen for LNG terminal at Karaikal port

  • Shakti Patra, Live Mint / Mumbai, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Co. (ARC) Ltd is in advanced talks with the Netherlands-based Stolt-Nielsen Ltd to set up an LNG terminal at Karaikal port on the east coast, two ...

OCT 12 2017

Fridays petrol pump strike called off as oil companies threaten strict action

  • PTI, Live Mint / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  Petrol pump dealers on Wednesday called off their proposed day-long strike on Friday after state-owned oil companies warned them of strict action, including cancelling their ...

OCT 12 2017

EESL to install over 48,000 LED street lights in Gurugram

  • ETEnergyWorld, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) today signed an agreement with Municipal Corporation of Gurugram to install 48,568 street lights under the Street Lighting ...

OCT 12 2017

Govt calls for speedy implementation of power sector schemes in J&K

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Srinagar, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  Union Minister of State for Power R K Singh today pitched for speedy implementation of various schemes being undertaken in Jammu and Kashmir's power sector for realising the Prime ...

OCT 12 2017

India Inc is No 1 globally in funding solar sector, says Mercom

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  The larger chunk of investments in the solar sector across the globe in the quarter ended September was bagged by Indian companies, clean energy consultancy firm Mercom Capital ...

OCT 12 2017

Green energy tariffs will fall further, help achieve targets: MNRE Secy

  • Nishtha Saluja, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  Renewable energy tariffs that have already tumbled to a record low will fall further and help India achieve its ambitious targets for generating green electricity, renewable energy ...

OCT 12 2017

Railways to make payments online, issue larger electrification tenders

  • Jyotika Sood, Live Mint / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  Indian Railways will make online payments to its vendors within 30 days of receiving consignments and issue larger electrification tenders, railway minister Piyush Goyal said, ...

OCT 12 2017

Indian Energy Exchange IPO oversubscribed 2 times on final bidding day

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  The initial public offer (IPO) of Indian Energy Exchange has been oversubscribed 2 times so far on the last day of bidding today. The IPO, which aims to raise Rs 1,001 ...

OCT 12 2017

How smart debt management is fuelling Adani Transmissions ambition

  • R. Sree Ram, The Financial Express / 12th October 2017 Published on : 12th October 2017
  • Created:Thu 12th OCT 2017

  Even as Adani Transmission Ltd completes the acquisition of power transmission line assets from Reliance Infrastructure Ltd, it has begun talks to buy the Mumbai city power ...