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SEP 10 2012

An off-grid power solution

  • Business Standard, Sunita Narain / New Delhi, 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

In an off-grid but interactive system, govt would provide feed-in tariff incentives for entrepreneurs to set up local solar energy systemsSupply issues ...

SEP 10 2012

Rising risks to Bhels earnings to hit valuations

  • Mint / 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

Risks to Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltds (Bhel) earnings are only increasing. Earlier concerns about falling order inflows at the countrys largest power equipment maker have now given way to ...

SEP 10 2012

Power Ministry plans fuel blending option for domestic coal projects

  • Economic Times, PTI / New Delhi, 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

The Power Ministry plans to allow upcoming domestic plants to blend fuel from alternate sources if there is shortage in assured supply from Coal India. The proposal, which ...

SEP 10 2012

Coalgate: De-allocation recommendation to take into account views of 'end-user ministry', says Department of Economic Affairs

  • Economic Times, Rohini Singh, ET Bureau / New Delhi, 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

The Department of Economic Affairs, an arm of the finance ministry, has told the Inter-Ministerial Group on coal mines that any recommendation to de-allocate blocks should take into account ...

SEP 10 2012

We are looking at time-bound exploration

  • Financial Express, BV Mahalakhsmi / New Delhi, 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL), jointly owned by Andhra Pradesh and government of India in a 51:49 ratio, is speeding up exploration to complete the task ahead of time. The company ...

SEP 10 2012

Ministerial ping-pong led to hasty vetting of coal applicants' credentials

  • Business Standard, Santosh Tiwari / New Delhi, 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

Minutes of crucial screening committee meetings raise several questionsEven as the central government battles charges of having allowed the allocation ...

SEP 10 2012

Rising crude prices will put pressure on fiscal deficit

  • Mint, Anuj Singhal / 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

Jyotivardhan Jaipuria, managing director and head of research at Bank of America-Merrill (ECBs) Lynch, spoke in an interview about the European Central Banks announcement of an unlimited ...

SEP 10 2012

Oil marketing firms under spotlight

  • Business Line, K.S. Badri Narayanan / 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

Shares of public sector oil firms such as HPCL, BPCL and IOC will remain in focus this week, as the Government is considering an increase the fuel price. According to reports, this time, ...

SEP 10 2012

No immediate plan to hike fuel prices: Jaipal Reddy

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / New Delhi, 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

The government has no immediate plan to raise petrol, diesel, kerosene and cooking gas prices and the pricing issue will be decided by the Cabinet, oil minister Jaipal Reddy said on Friday. ...

SEP 10 2012

OVL acquires stake in Azeri field for $1 bn

  • Financial Express, PTI / New Delhi, 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

In its first acquisition in Azerbaijan, ONGC Videsh on Saturday bought US energy firm Hess Corps stake in Azeri, Chirag and Guneshli (ACG) group of oil fields in the central Asian nation for ...

SEP 10 2012

1st phase of Kochi RLNG pipeline opening today

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Kochi, 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

The first phase of the pipeline laid by GAIL India for distribution of re-gasified liquified natural gas (RLNG) will be inaugurated on Monday.The 43-km pipeline stretches ...

SEP 10 2012

IGL increases CNG selling price in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad

  • Economic Times, Shreya Jai, ET Bureau / 10 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

IGL announced an increase of 20 paise per kg in the selling price of CNG being supplied by it in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad.Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), the ...

SEP 10 2012

Ministry asks CIL to supply coal to Lanco Amarkantak

  • DNA India Monday, Sep 10, 2012
  • Created:Mon 10th SEP 2012

  The ministry of coal has persuaded Coal India Ltd (CIL) to lift the suspension of supplies to the Amarkantak power project promoted by Lanco ...

SEP 07 2012

BHEL assures AP Genco of equipment supply for power plants

  • Business Line, V Rishi Kumar / Hyderabad, 07 September 2012
  • Created:Fri 07th SEP 2012

Power equipment maker BHEL today assured Generation Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd (AP Genco) of timely supply of turbines for 2,800 MW of expansion projects.Responding ...

SEP 07 2012

Solar power for urban poor in Kolkata

  • Business line, Kolkata, 07 September 2012
  • Created:Fri 07th SEP 2012

Some 100-odd poor families living in an area of north Kolkata would possibly be the first in West Bengal to get solar home lighting systems with the help of three ...

SEP 07 2012

Plan panel suggests steps to boost ailing power projects

  • Business Standard, Sanjay Jog / Mumbai, 07 September 2012
  • Created:Fri 07th SEP 2012

To provide relief to the power sector, which is reeling under a fuel crisis, the Planning Commission has circulated a paper on public-private partnership in electricity generation. In the ...

SEP 07 2012

Unintended consequences

  • Mint / 07 September 2012
  • Created:Fri 07th SEP 2012

Why dont power plants starved of coal import it? Most of the reasons boil down to one factorthe inability to pass on the higher cost of imported coal. Yet, the cost of power is already very ...

SEP 07 2012

Chinese imports hurting biz, says Tata Solar chief

  • Financial Express, Viraj Nair / Mumbai, 07 September 2012
  • Created:Fri 07th SEP 2012

India needs to stem an influx of cheaper imports from China and ease taxes on locally made solar cells to boost domestic manufacturing, Tata Power Solar Systems newly appointed CEO Ajay Goel ...

SEP 07 2012

Congress attacks BJP over coal scam

  • Financial Express New Delhi, 07 September 2012
  • Created:Fri 07th SEP 2012

The Congress on Thursday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the alleged coal blocks allocation scam. Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal slammed the Opposition saying the states ruled ...

SEP 07 2012

Coalgate: RJD leader PC Gupta's sons won blocks close to his ministerial tenure

  • Economic Times, Biswarup Gooptu & M Rajshekhar, ET Bureau / Bangalore, New Delhi, 07 September 2012
  • Created:Fri 07th SEP 2012

A company brand new to the steel business and owned by the sons of Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Prem Chand Gupta applied for a coal block when he was the Union minister for corporate affairs ...