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APR 24 2012

Power management - Need of the hour

  • Economic Times / 24 April 2012
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2012

With power demands amplifying every day, Mumbai needs to adopt energy conservation and management in order to prepare for 2030Mumbai, being the most densely populated city ...

APR 24 2012

Power plants grapple with coal shortage

  • Economic Times, PTI / 24 April 2012
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2012

Power plants in the country continue to grapple with coal shortage as 19 stations suffered acute scarcity, with only four days of fuel stock, last week.As per the Central ...

APR 24 2012

Emerson automates NTPC Simhadri Stage II project

  • Business Line, V Rishi Kumar / Hyderabad, 24 April 2012
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2012

Automation solutions provider Emerson has announced that it has completed the automation package for the NTPC Simhadri Stage II 2x500 MW super thermal power project.The ...

APR 24 2012

Oil down in Asia ahead of key US, China data

  • Business Line, PTI / Singapore, 24 April 2012
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2012

Oil prices edged down in Asian trade today as cautious traders awaited the release of key economic data from China and the United States, analysts said.New ...

APR 24 2012

Cairn deal: SC notice to govt, ONGC, others

  • Financial Express, Indu Bhan / New Delhi, 24 April 2012
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2012

The Supreme Court on Monday sought replies from the Centre, ONGC and others on a PIL seeking a CBI probe into the $8.48-billion Cairn-Vedanta deal, besides a direction to the government to ...

APR 24 2012

Will a gas seller's fine upend a promising industry?

  • Business Standard, Ajay Modi / New Delhi, 24 April 2012
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2012

IGL has run afoul of the industry?s regulator because it refuses to disclose vital numbers used to compute the price charged to the end-userIndraprastha Gas Ltd, or IGL, ...

APR 24 2012

RIL-BP allowed to survey 12 KG-D6 fields

  • Financial Express, Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Subhash Narayan / New Delhi, 24 April 2012
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2012

A regulatory panel has allowed Reliance Industries to carry out surveys on 12 satellite fields in the deep water D6 block in the east coast, subject to the condition that this expense would ...

APR 24 2012

CBM pricing: DGH endorses RIL's formula

  • Economic Times, Rajeec Jayaswal, ET Bureau / New Delhi,, 24 April 2012
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2012

The directorate general of hydrocarbons (DGH) has endorsed Reliance Industries' pricing formula for coal bed methane (CBM) from its Madhya Pradesh blocks but raised two queries that ...

APR 23 2012

Sun shines over renewable energy

  • Business Line,N. Ramakrishna / 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

Wind energy continues to be the single largest component of the RE portfolio, accounting for nearly 70 per cent of all Green power.The Indian renewable energy industry has ...

APR 23 2012

Neyveli plans 2,000-Mw plant with Odisha PSU

  • Business Standard, BS Reporter / Bhubaneswar, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

Chennai-based Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC), a navratna public sector unit, has evinced interest in setting up a 2,000-Mw coal-fired power unit in Odisha through a joint venture (JV) ...

APR 23 2012

India to be world's 3rd largest energy consumer by 2020: Shinde

  • Economic Times, PTI / New Delhi, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has said that India is projected to become the world's third-largest energy consumer by 2020 after the US and China.Speaking at the ...

APR 23 2012

Inspection slams OPG Power for project work without green nod

  • Business Standard, BS Reporter / New Delhi, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

A government inspection team says OPG Power, already facing environmental objections to its 300 Mw thermal power plant in Gujarat, is carrying on construction work at the project site ...

APR 23 2012

Gandhinagar to have 5 MW of rooftop solar power generation capacity on PPP model

  • Economic Times, PTI / Gandhinagar, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

Gujarat's Energy Department today said it will have 5 MW of rooftop solar power generation capacity on PPP model at an estimated investment of Rs 50 ...

APR 23 2012

NTPC commissions 500 MW Mouda power plant in Maharashtra

  • Economic Times, Rachita Prasad, ET Bureau / Mumbai, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

State run-power utility NTPC has commissioned the first units of 500 megawatts at its Mouda power plant in Maharashtra, of which around 150 mw would be supplied to the host ...

APR 23 2012

Wind energy venture capital funding off to a breezy start at $240 million in Q1

  • Economic Times, PTI / New Delhi, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

The global venture capital funding in the wind energy sector has got off to a strong start with deals worth $ 240 million for 12 deals in the first quarter of this calender ...

APR 23 2012

Thermal coal imports via Paradip jump 50%

  • Business Standard, BS Reporter / Bhubaneswar, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

Thermal coal imports through Paradip port improved by 50 per cent to six million tonnes during 2011-12. This comprised the lion’s share of the 16 million tonnes of import traffic ...

APR 23 2012

'Constructing three railway lines for coal evacuation top priority'

  • Business Line, PTI / Hyderabad, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

Construction of three railway lines for coal evacuation in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa will be a top priority for Coal India Ltd, CIL CMD-designate Mr S Narsing Rao has ...

APR 23 2012

Coal India could get to pass on cost of expensive imports

  • Financial Express, Noor Mohammad / New Delhi, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

The government is weighing a new coal pricing dispensation to help Coal India (CIL) recover the extra cost of imported coal it might have to give power plants to comply with the fuel supply ...

APR 23 2012

IOC to review biofuel business strategy

  • Business Line, Richa Mishra / New Delhi, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

High costs, uncertain yield, less availability of wasteland are some of the reasons that have compelled Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) to review its biofuel business ...

APR 23 2012

ONGC to regain top profit slot from RIL

  • Business Standard, Ajay Modi / New Delhi, 23 April 2012
  • Created:Mon 23rd APR 2012

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is set to regain its tag of the country’s most profitable company, which it had lost to Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) during financial year ...