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APR 28 2017

Power Grid Corp. of India girds up for solar challenge

  • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint / New Delhi, 28th April 2017 Published on : 28th April 2017
  • Created:Fri 28th APR 2017

As India pursues its ambitious solar energy plans, the national grid is girding up for a smooth transition to a low carbon economy. It’s a transition that is changing the face of the ...

APR 28 2017

Solar tariff wars heat up in India

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 28th April 2017 Published on : 28th April 2017
  • Created:Fri 28th APR 2017

At a time when addition of coal-fuelled power generation capacity has come to a standstill globally, India is seeing a race to the bottom in solar power prices. The latest was the record ...

APR 28 2017

Solar installation to touch 10 Gigawatt as module prices fall further: Mercom

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 28th April 2017 Published on : 28th April 2017
  • Created:Fri 28th APR 2017

Solar installations in India is expected to reach approximately 10 GW as it becomes one of the most important solar markets in the world, after China and the United States, Mercom India has ...

APR 28 2017

Domestic content requirement tenders are all but disappearing: Mercom

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 28th April 2017 Published on : 28th April 2017
  • Created:Fri 28th APR 2017

Domestic solar power equipment manufacturer are in for difficult times unless they reinvent themselves says Mercom India in a recent report. In fact, the days of the government willing to paying ...

APR 28 2017

PM Modi launches hydro engineering college in Himachal Pradesh

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 28th April 2017 Published on : 28th April 2017
  • Created:Fri 28th APR 2017

Prime Minister NarendraModi today laid the foundation stone of Hydro Engineering College at Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. The college being set up by two power public sector giants NTPC Ltd ...

APR 28 2017

Wind power capacity addition outpaced predictions last year: ICRA

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 28th April 2017 Published on : 28th April 2017
  • Created:Fri 28th APR 2017

Capacity addition in the wind energy sector was much better than predicted by ICRA last year. This was largely attributable to a bunching up of commissioning in March 2017. This in turn was the ...

APR 27 2017

India nips at China's heels in race to collect Sri Lanka port assets

  • Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

India is looking to invest in a colonial-era Sri Lankan oil-storage facility as it seeks to further its naval interests in the Indian Ocean and push China back in the process. A unit of ...

APR 27 2017

National Green Tribunal questions Centre's stand on 10-year-old diesel vehicles

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

The National Green Tribunal today questioned the government over its submission that the ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR should be removed as they were not major contributors to ...

APR 27 2017

Indian Oil to build new terminal at Motihari to supply fuel to Nepal

  • Saurabh Kumar, Financial Express / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) plans to build a new oil terminal at Motihari in Bihar to supply fuel to neighbour Nepal through the planned pipeline up to Amlekganj in Nepal. The old terminal at ...

APR 27 2017

Plan for home delivery of petro products to take time

  • Saurabh Kumar, Financial Express / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s tweet on April 21 regarding home delivery of petroleum products may have taken many by surprise, but the actual implementation of the programme is ...

APR 27 2017

OVL looking for risk-sharing pact to drill hydrocarbon block in South China Sea

  • Saurabh Kumar, Financial Express / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

As ONGC Videsh’s (OVL) licence to explore Block 128 in the South China Sea is set to expire soon, the firm has commenced talks with the national oil company (NOC) of Vietnam, PetroVietnam, ...

APR 27 2017

Cairn arbitration: International panel rejects Indias demand for stay

  • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint / 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

An international arbitration panel has disallowed the income tax department’s plea to put on hold proceedings invoked by British oil explorer Cairn Energy Plc against a Rs10,247 crore ...

APR 27 2017

Oil India rules out acquisitions

  • Twesh Mishra, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

Oil India Ltd (OIL) is going slow on acquisitions as the company’s debt is hitting the upper circuit. Chairman and Managing Director Utpal Bora said, “For the time being, we ...

APR 27 2017

Indias petroleum import bill rose 9 per cent last fiscal, import dependency of crude rises to 82 percent

  • Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

India’s gross petroleum import bill, including shipments of both crude oil and petroleum products, rose 9 per cent last financial year to $ 80.3 billion on the back of seven percent rise in ...

APR 27 2017

IOC gets green nod to revamp Bongaigaon refinery at a cost of Rs 4,185 crore

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has received green nod for upgradation of its Bongaigaon refinery for production of BS-VI grade fuels in Assam at a cost of Rs 4,185 crore. The company ...

APR 27 2017

Setback for India, international panel rejects stay on Cairn arbitration

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

In a setback to India, an international arbitration panel has rejected its demand for a stay on an arbitration initiated by British oil explorer Cairn Energy plc against a Rs 10,247 crore ...

APR 27 2017

Adani Ports in pact with France's CMA Terminals to run Mundra port

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) has collaboarted with French cmpaby CMA terminals to run its Mundra port and operationalised a new container terminal named Adani CMA Mundra Terminal ...

APR 27 2017

Charges framed against ex-Minister Dilip Ray in coal scam case

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

Dilip Ray, a union minister in the earlier NDA government, was today put on trial by a special court here in a coal scam case pertaining to alleged irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand ...

APR 27 2017

Maharashtra govt mulls making public names of electricity thieves

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Shirdi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

The Maharashtra government will consider the idea of making public the names of people, who indulge in electricity thefts, state Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule said here ...

APR 27 2017

PM Modi underlines consolidated approach to complete infrastructure projects

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 27th April 2017 Published on : 27th April 2017
  • Created:Thu 27th APR 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has underlined the need for a consolidated approach and adherence to strict timelines with regard to completion of infrastructure projects as he reviewed progress of ...