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MAR 27 2017

Water from Bharat Coking Coal mines to be preserved for summer crisis

  • Bhupendra Srivastava, ETEnergyWorld / Dhanbad, 27th March 2017 Published on : 27th March 2017
  • Created:Mon 27th MAR 2017

Water that gets wasted and is pumped out of the mines by Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) will soon be directed to nearby ponds and water reservoirs, deputy commissioner (DC) A Dodde said on ...

MAR 27 2017

Cops probing coal cases can go back to home cadres, CBI tells SC

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 27th March 2017 Published on : 27th March 2017
  • Created:Mon 27th MAR 2017

The CBI has almost finalised its probe in all coal scam cases and officers associated with these cases can be repatriated to their home cadres as their tenures have been long over, the agency has ...

MAR 27 2017

Arbitration on compensation demand in Reliance Industries-ONGC row starts

  • PTI, Financial Express / New Delhi, 27th March 2017 Published on : 27th March 2017
  • Created:Mon 27th MAR 2017

A three-member arbitration panel has started hearing validity of the government’s demand of $1.55 billion as compensation from Reliance Industries for “unfairly” producing ...

MAR 27 2017

GAIL rated Sell by Citi as margins may have peaked

  • Bureau, Financial Express / New Delhi, 27th March 2017 Published on : 27th March 2017
  • Created:Mon 27th MAR 2017

GAIL’s LPG segment has benefited in H2FY17 from higher realisations & lower domestic gas prices. Petchem too has gained from stabilisation & ramp-up of Pata II. However, further ...

MAR 27 2017

Essar Oil gives undertaking to pay lenders soon after Rosneft deal

  • Sugata Ghosh, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 27th March 2017 Published on : 27th March 2017
  • Created:Mon 27th MAR 2017

Pushed by LIC, Essar Oil has given an unconditional undertaking to the institution and some of the lenders that their dues would be cleared within three days of the closure of its crucial deal ...

MAR 24 2017

Hindustan Petroleum to upgrade units using Honeywell technology

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

State-run oil marketer Hindsutan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) has selected Honeywell's technologies for the expansion and modernisation of its refinery at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, according ...

MAR 24 2017

Big relief: Cairn Indias Barmer oil & gas block among 10 granted extension

  • Saurabh Kumar, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

In what may come as a relief to Cairn India and encourage it to increase the pace of investment, the Vedanta group company’s prolific Barmer oil and gas block has been granted an extension ...

MAR 24 2017

Policy for surplus coal availability for power plants in the works: Piyush Goyal

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

The government is working on a policy to ensure power plants have surplus availability of coal, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today. To a query on whether the government proposes to ...

MAR 24 2017

Policy for surplus coal availability for power plants in the works: Piyush Goyal

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

The government is working on a policy to ensure power plants have surplus availability of coal, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today. To a query on whether the government proposes to ...

MAR 24 2017

NTPC's Dadri unit set to install solar-thermal hybrid power plant

  • Meenakshi Sinha, ETEnergyWorld / Dadri, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

Even as robotic dry cleaning of solar panels (which uses cleaning solar panels through robots) was implemented at National Capital Power Station (NTPC) Dadri on Feb 23 last month, the Integrated ...

MAR 24 2017

NTPC beats 12th Plan target by adding 12,840 MW

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

State-run power giant NTPC has exceeded the target of generation capacity addition of 11,920 MW set for the 12th Plan (2012-17) by adding 12,840 MW. NTPC Group's power generation capacity ...

MAR 24 2017

Uncertainty over micro-grids future roadblock for the sector: Feedback

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

Uncertainty around tariff payment and its future in case grid power reaches villages are major areas of concern plaguing the micro grid sector, according to Feedback Business ...

MAR 24 2017

Tamil Nadu electricity utility Tangedco aims power cut-free summer

  • B Sivakumar, ETEnergyWorld / Chennai, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

Daily power demand in Tamil Nadu touched the season's high of 14,689MW and the entire demand was supplied with the help of thermal and renewable energy sources. With the temperature and ...

MAR 24 2017

Maharashtra farmers fume at faulty energy bills for years

  • Abhilash Botekar, ETEnergyWorld / Nashik, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

Farmers from Dindori and Niphad talukas have accused the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) of providing them with faulty energy bills. They alleged that ...

MAR 24 2017

Reliance Energy records 3,800 power theft cases in Mumbai

  • Somit Sen, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

A record 3,800 cases of power theft were registered by Reliance Energy in the suburbs in 2016-17, latest statistics released by the power utility firm have revealed. This was higher compared to ...

MAR 24 2017

NTPC eyes govt stake in SJVN worth Rs 8,720 cr: Sources

  • Bureau, Business Standard / Bloomberg, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

NTPC Ltd, India’s biggest electricity producer, is seeking to buy the central government’s stake in hydro-power producer SJVN Ltd to boost its share of non-fossil fuel generation ...

MAR 24 2017

Power utilities: eye on key milestones helped investors overcome subdued Q3

  • Sree Ram, Live Mint / Chennai, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

The absence of negative surprises proved to be good news for power utilities. Against an 8% rise in the Sensex, the BSE Power index gained 10% in the first two months of 2017 even as the companies ...

MAR 24 2017

BHEL commissions 250-MW unit at Bongaigaon plant

  • PTI, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

State-run power equipment maker BHEL has commissioned a 250-MW unit at the upcoming Bongaigaon thermal power station in Assam. “BHEL is executing the main plant package contract for ...

MAR 24 2017

Jaitapur nuclear power project back on negotiation table

  • Twesh Mishra, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

State-run power equipment maker BHEL has commissioned a 250-MW unit at the upcoming Bongaigaon thermal power station in Assam. “BHEL is executing the main plant package contract for ...

MAR 24 2017

NTPC Simhadri continues good show in PLF rating

  • Santosh Patnaik, The Hindu / Visakhapatanam, 24th March 2017 Published on : 24th March 2017
  • Created:Fri 24th MAR 2017

Simhadri Super Thermal Power Station, the first coastal-based power station of NTPC, continues to retain its ranking as one of the leading power projects with high Plant Load Factor despite ...