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JUN 09 2012

Apoorva Renewable Energy to make solar-electric buses for transport body

  • Business Line, Bangalore, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Buses in Bangalore may soon be powered by solar energy. The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) has placed orders with Apoorva Renewable Energy Products to design ...

JUN 09 2012

Jajjar Power enters fuel supply pact with CIL

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Kolkata. 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

It's private sector that is leading the race to enter fuel supply agreement (FSA) with Coal India Ltd (CIL). On Friday, China Light and Power (CLP)-operated Jajjar Power Ltd has entered ...

JUN 09 2012

Mytrah wind farm capacity to cross 500 MW by March 2013

  • Business Line, V. Rishi Kumar / Hyderabad, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Independent power producer Mytrah Energy Ltd is set to increase the total installed capacity of the company’s wind assets to 500 MW by March next."From ...

JUN 09 2012

HZL to plant 70,000 saplings at its Rajasthan mine

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Mumbai, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

This was part of the company's green initiative to plant one lakh saplings in the next seven days.Hindustan Zinc plans to plant 70,000 saplings at ...

JUN 09 2012

NFC supply of fuel assembly to NPCIL touches 5 lakhs

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Hyderabad, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

In a milestone achievement, Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC) has handed over the 5 lakh nuclear fuel assembly to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) today.The ...

JUN 09 2012

TANGEDCO wants banking of wind power abolished

  • Business Line, M Ramesh / Chennai, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (TANGEDCO), which is the state electricity generation and distribution utility, on Friday made a plea before the Tamil Nadu Electricity ...

JUN 09 2012

Tangedco against hike in power tariff for renewable energy

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Chennai, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Wind mill, sugar mills cogen units push for hikeThe Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (Tangedco), the State power utility, argued against ...

JUN 09 2012

Solar projects viable only at Rs 9 a unit: Crisil

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Mumbai, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Developers who have bid below Rs 9 a unit in batch 2 of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission need low-cost debt to keep margins intact, a Crisil Research report ...

JUN 09 2012

India commits $100-million line of credit to Nigeria

  • Business Line, PTI / Abuja, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

India has committed a $100-million line of credit to Nigeria for upgrading its power sector that has been battling with instability and corruption.The Indian High ...

JUN 09 2012

Energy efficiency of Indian states

  • Financial Express, Biswa Swarup Misra, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Securing affordable energy is a precondition for sustainable growth of a higher order. In the past 40 years, GDP has grown by 5.5% per annum. In contrast, the consumption of conventional ...

JUN 09 2012

CBI's probe into Coal & Oil ministries affects work and scares bureaucrats

  • Economic Times, Rajeev Jayaswal & Sarita C Singh, ET Bureau / New Delhi, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has launched a wide-ranging probe into the energy sector, with daily visits to the coal ministry to scrutinise files on coal blocks, and has issued ...

JUN 09 2012

Sign coal supply pacts soon: Shinde

  • Business Standard, Sanjay Jog / Mumbai, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Undeterred by supply constraints, the power ministry has assured Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of capacity addition of 18,000 Mw in 2012-13. The ministry, however, said Coal India (CIL) ...

JUN 09 2012

Oil heads for longest losing streak in 13 years

  • Economic Times, Bloomberg / Melbourne, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Oil fell a second day in New York, heading for the longest run of weekly losses in more than 13 years, on speculation the economies of the US and China, the world's biggest crude ...

JUN 09 2012

Crude futures slip to Rs 4,619 per barrel

  • Business Line, PTI / New Delhi, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Crude oil futures prices fell 1.60 per cent to Rs 4,619 per barrel today as speculators trimmed their positions amid a weak trend in Asian trade.At the Multi Commodity ...

JUN 09 2012

Refiners in talks with oil companies to replace Iran crude: Jaipal Reddy

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / New Delhi, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Indian state refiners expect Western sanctions to choke Iranian crude oil supply next month, but oil minister Jaipal Reddy said the country was making alternative arrangements and there ...

JUN 09 2012

No diesel price hike for now, says Jaipal Reddy

  • Business Line, PTI / New Delhi, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Still battling the fallout of last month’s steep Rs 7.54 a litre hike in petrol price, the government on Friday said it is not considering raising rates of diesel, domestic gas ...

JUN 09 2012

Tensions led to Mexican stand-off at TNK-BP

  • Ft.com, Catherine Belton / Moscow, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

When Gerhard Schrder, former German chancellor, and Jim Leng, previously chairman-designate of Rio Tinto, stepped down as independent directors from the board of TNK-BP late last year, their ...

JUN 09 2012

Surging petrol price boosts sales of CNG-fuelled vehicles

  • Business Standard, Sharmistha Mukherjee / New Delhi, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

Sales double in a year and car makers say demand would grow further if dispensing outlets, infrastructure were not hindering itJust as diesel ...

JUN 09 2012

EGoM to decide on KG-D6 gas price: S Jaipal Reddy

  • Economic Times, PTI / New Delhi, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, will decide if price of natural gas produced by Reliance Industries from KG-D6 fields can be revised ...

JUN 09 2012

GAIL may become partner in TAPI gas pipeline project

  • Business Line, Richa Mishra / New Delhi, 09 June 2012
  • Created:Sat 09th JUN 2012

US' Chevron, Russian major Gazprom show interestGAIL (India) may take equity participation in the consortium mandated to construct the ...