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AUG 18 2017

Taking aim at China, India tightens power grid, telecom rules

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

  India is tightening the rules for businesses entering its power transmission sector and making stringent checks on both power and telecoms equipment for malware — moves that ...

AUG 18 2017

BSES plans to scale up incentive scheme for power savers

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

  Power utilities BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL) and BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) are planning to offer financial incentives to large power consumers in Delhi who cut down electricity ...

AUG 18 2017

Mangalore Co-op Bank installs rooftop solar plant

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Mangaluru, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The 98-year-old Mangalore Cooperative Town Bank Ltd has installed a 15 kW rooftop solar power plant at its head office in Mangaluru. Addressing presspersons here on ...

AUG 18 2017

ReNew Power Ventures raises $50 million in debt from Yes Bank

  • Swaraj Singh Dhanjal, Live Mint / Mumbai, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Renewable energy company ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd has raised around $50 million in debt from Yes Bank Ltd to refinance the debt of one of its wind power projects, said two ...

AUG 18 2017

Green housing boost: 112-million SUNREF India Programme launched

  • K. R. Srivats, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The National Housing Bank (NHB) has joined hands with the French Development Agency (FDA) and the European Union to launch the SUNREF Housing India programme as part of efforts ...

AUG 18 2017

Industry divided over anti-dumping duty on solar inputs

  • Ksenia Kondratieva, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The solar power industry is divided over imposition of anti- dumping duty. While Indian manufacturers of solar panels have backed the imposition of a duty on imports of cheap solar ...

AUG 18 2017

Two-thirds of power utilities bullish on digitisation: Survey

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

  Two-thirds of Indian power utilities have citied digitisation of manual processes as one of the biggest drivers of growth and want to invest in technology for making their ...

AUG 18 2017

How Narendra Modi initiatives helped discoms clear wind energy dues

  • Vikas Srivastava, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

    In a turnaround of financials of state discoms, like those of Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, following government initiatives in the last one year, ...

AUG 18 2017

Narendra Modi government looks to power up stalled hydel projects with Rs 16,000 cr boost

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / Kolkata, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

    The Centre is planning to create a hydro-development fund to give a push to stalled hydro projects facing cost overruns owing to delays. While the Cabinet Committee ...

AUG 18 2017

BSES consumers save 17 MW power via Demand Response

  • IANS, The Financial Express / Kolkata, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Large consumers of BSES, one of Delhi’s two electricity distribution companies (discoms), saved 17, 000 KW of power over a recent six-week period through a demand side ...

AUG 18 2017

Faulty electricity meter may soon be a thing of the past as India enters global smartmeter race to fight utility losses

  • Bureau, The Financial Express / Bloomberg, 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 ...

AUG 17 2017

Cairn UK Holdings moves Delhi HC over capital gains tax demand

  • PTI, Business Standard / New Delhi, 17th August 2017 Published on : 17th August 2017
  • Created:Thu 17th AUG 2017

  Cairn UK Holdings Ltd on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court against tax tribunal ITAT's order holding the company liable to pay Rs 10,247 crore as capital gains tax on transfer of ...

AUG 17 2017

Japans Mitsui OSK Lines eyes 11% stake in Swan LNG project

  • Maulik Pathak, Live Mint / Ahmedabad, 17th August 2017 Published on : 17th August 2017
  • Created:Thu 17th AUG 2017

  Mitsui OSK Lines, one of Japan’s biggest shipping companies, is looking to buy as much as 11% stake in a Rs4,000-crore LNG terminal being built by Swan LNG Pvt. Ltd in ...

AUG 17 2017

ONGC to double production in next five to six years

  • ANI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 17th August 2017 Published on : 17th August 2017
  • Created:Thu 17th AUG 2017

  The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is aiming to double its oil production in the next five to six years, revealed Dinesh K. Sarraf, Chairman and Managing Director, while ...

AUG 17 2017

Malaysias Petronas keen to buy stake in IOCs LNG terminal

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 17th August 2017 Published on : 17th August 2017
  • Created:Thu 17th AUG 2017

  Malaysian state-owned oil and natural gas producer Petronas is keen to buy a stake in Indian Oil Corporation’s under-construction 5-million tonne a year LNG import terminal at ...

AUG 17 2017

CLSA upgrades Coal India to underperform from sell

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th August 2017 Published on : 17th August 2017
  • Created:Thu 17th AUG 2017

  CLSA has upgraded shares of Coal India to underperform from sell as the stock is trading at reasonable valuations after the 30 per cent fall in the last six months. The brokerage, ...

AUG 17 2017

Coal India says 62 out of 120 ongoing coal projects delayed on clearances

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 17th August 2017 Published on : 17th August 2017
  • Created:Thu 17th AUG 2017

  Coal India said on Wednesday that 62 coal projects, out of 120 ongoing projects, were not running on schedule mainly due to delay in obtaining forest clearances, acquiring land and ...

AUG 17 2017

Completion of key rail link projects to improve coal supplies from next fiscal

  • Pratim Ranjan Bose, The Hindu Business Line / Kolkata, 17th August 2017 Published on : 17th August 2017
  • Created:Thu 17th AUG 2017

  Coal supplies will improve significantly beginning 2018, riding on the completion of key rail projects in Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and ...

AUG 17 2017

Coal stock at private power plants dips after critical railway line shuts

  • Saurabh Kumar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th August 2017 Published on : 17th August 2017
  • Created:Thu 17th AUG 2017

  Coal stocks at some private thermal power plants, which receive the fuel from Central Coalfield Ltd (CCL), have reached precarious levels as CCL is said to be supplying more fuel to ...

AUG 17 2017

Coal India to incur Rs 8,500 crore capital expenditure in 2017-18

  • IANS, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 17th August 2017 Published on : 17th August 2017
  • Created:Thu 17th AUG 2017

  Coal India Ltd (CIL), which produces 84 per cent of the country’s total output of the mineral, has planned to invest Rs 8,500 crore as capital expenditure in 2017-18, its ...