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DEC 19 2018

Industry, experts hail Delhi's draft electric vehicle policy

  • IANS , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  Several industry leaders and experts in electric mobility on Tuesday welcomed the Delhi government's draft "Electric Vehicle Policy 2018", which aims to ensure adoption of 25 per ...

DEC 19 2018

Delhi: Cheaper batteries for e-vehicle push

  • Jasjeev Gandhjok , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

Before it finalises the e-vehicle policy, the Delhi government wants stakeholders and companies to come up with innovations and solutions to reduce the battery cost of such vehicles. ...

DEC 18 2018

NGT seeks clarity on nod for waterway projects

  • P Manoj , The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF & CC) to clarify its position on the need for prior environment ...

DEC 18 2018

Par panel asks Centre to web-launch portal giving info on NAPCC missions

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  A parliamentary panel has asked the Centre to launch a web-portal that displays updated data on mandate, targets and achievements of the eight missions running under of the National ...

DEC 18 2018

Outcome of climate talks in Poland positive: India

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  India termed "positive" the outcome of climate talks in Poland as it sets nations on the path for successful implementation of the historic Paris Agreement, and asserted it engaged ...

DEC 18 2018

Hope that National Clean Air Programme will be announced soon: Greenpeace

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Greenpeace India has expressed hope that the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which proposes multiple strategies to tackle air pollution, will be announced soon and will have ...

DEC 18 2018

Nations agree on global climate pact rules, but seen as weak

  • Reuters , ETEnergyWorld / Katowise(Poland), 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Nearly 200 countries overcame political divisions late on Saturday to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is not ambitious enough to ...

DEC 18 2018

Swiss firms scout for Indian allies for Cleantech

  • Rachita Prasad , ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Switzerland-based start-ups are scouting for partners in India to collaborate on clean technology, driven by the huge market in the country and the government’s push for clean ...

DEC 18 2018

Lambretta to showcase e-scooter at next Delhi auto show

  • Malyaban Ghosh , Live Mint / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Italian-Swiss scooter manufacturer Lambretta International is expected to stage a comeback in India as the company plans to showcase the prototype of its global electric scooter, ...

DEC 18 2018

India inks MoU with France for collaboration to boost use of electric vehicles

  • IANS , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  The Union Cabinet was on Monday apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with France that seeks to support the governments ambitious plan for the deployment of electrical ...

DEC 18 2018

Cabinet approves extension of beneficiaries list under PMUY

  • ETEnergyWorld , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today cleared release of deposit free LPG connections to poor families who were earlier not ...

DEC 18 2018

Cabinet to take call on methanol policy in next 2 months, may allow import

  • Shine Jacob , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  In a major push to the clean energy mission, the Union Cabinet is likely to take up a comprehensive methanol policy within the next two months. The policy is likely to include ...

DEC 18 2018

Saudi's Min Falih discusses joint refining projects with India's Reliance

  • Reuters , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  India's Reliance, operator of the world's biggest refining complex, and top oil exporter Saudi Arabia will explore joint investments in refining and petrochemicals in the two ...

DEC 18 2018

Cairn Oil and Gas mulling Rs 12,000 crore investment to increase production from Barmer block

  • Bilal Abdi , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Cairn Oil and Gas, the upstream division of mining giant Vedanta, is looking at augmenting production capacity of its flagship Barmer block in Rajasthan to 400,000 barrels of oil ...

DEC 18 2018

Ujjwala Yojana: LPG scheme extended to all poor

  • FE Bureau , Financial Express / 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  The Cabinet on Monday extended the Ujjwala Yojana of providing cooking gas (LPG) connections to ‘all poor households,’ a move that could potentially bring an additional ...

DEC 18 2018

ONGC, OIL spend Rs 13,000 cr on 115 discoveries govt took away from them

  • PTI , The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) spent over Rs 13,000 crore on 115 oil and gas discoveries. He ...

DEC 18 2018

Maharashtra: Mahagenco to import coal, can lead to increase in tariff

  • Makarand Gadgil , ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  The state government-owned power generation utility Maharashtra Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) is forced to buy imported coal as the central government owned Coal India (CIL) ...

DEC 18 2018

Imported, domestic coal supply swap in the works to cut costs

  • Debjoy Sengupta , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  The Centre is considering a proposal to encourage power plants in remote areas to mostly use domestic coal while allowing plants closer to ports to use imported coal, interchanging ...

DEC 18 2018

Three workers killed after gas leak in Chhattisgarh coal mine

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld / Kobra, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Three workers were killed after a gas leak in an underground coal mine of South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) in Chhattisgarh's Korba district, police ...

DEC 18 2018

Hyderabad-based firm to operate Yaramaras power plant

  • TNN , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Despite opposition from locals, the government has decided to allow a private company to operate and maintain the newly built Yaramaras Thermal Power Station (YTPS) in Raichur ...