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MAY 19 2012

CM holds talks on gas pipeline

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Thiruvananthapuram, 19 May 2012
  • Created:Sat 19th MAY 2012

The Chief Minister, Mr Oommen Chandy, met with stakeholders to discuss modalities of laying the gas pipeline between Kochi and NTPC's Kayamkulam power plant. Officials from Gail, which ...

MAY 19 2012

eGoM made no new allocation of KG D6 gas: Power Ministry

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / New Delhi, 19 May 2012
  • Created:Sat 19th MAY 2012

The Power Ministry on Friday said no new gas has been allocated to any projects from Krishna Godavari (KG) D6 block by the Empowered Group of Ministers (eGoM) that last met on February ...

MAY 19 2012

Petronet LNG issues global tender to pre-qualify for chartering ship

  • Business Line, T.E. Raja Simhan / Chennai, 19 May 2012
  • Created:Sat 19th MAY 2012

Looking to charter a liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship on a long-term basis? Book it four years ahead of time. That's what Petronet LNG Ltd is doing.According to the ...

MAY 19 2012

Free LPG Marketing

  • Economic Times / 19 May 2012
  • Created:Sat 19th MAY 2012

Cooking gas and kerosene subsidies call for urgent reform,and it is doable Open-ended consumption subsidies on petroleum products have wrought havoc on ...

MAY 18 2012

R Power asks CAG to drop ‘undue benefits’ observation

  • Financial Express / New Delhi, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

Reliance Power has requested the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to drop ‘undue benefits’ observation on surplus coal diversion from the Sasan and Tilaiya ultra ...

MAY 18 2012

NSPCL net up 2% at Rs 194.22 cr

  • Business Line, PTI / New Delhi, 18 May 2012\\
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

NTPC–SAIL Power Company posted about 2 per cent jump in annual net profit at Rs 194.22 crore, for the financial year ended March 31, 2012.NSPCL, a joint venture ...

MAY 18 2012

'Welspun plans 500 MW of solar power projects'

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Chennai, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

The Welspun group plans to put up 500 MW of solar photovoltaic capacity by 2016-17, the rating agency CARE has said.CARE, which recently rated a debt instrument of one of ...

MAY 18 2012

Alstom T&D India net up at Rs 45.4 cr

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / New Delhi, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

Alstom T&D India Ltd has reported a net profit of Rs 45.42 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Total income during this period stood at Rs 1,013.71 ...

MAY 18 2012

Power will cost more as Ministry decides to allow fuel price pass on

  • Business Line, Richa Mishra/Siddhartha P. Saikia / New Delhi, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

Market forces to determine electricity billGet ready for higher electricity bills. The Power Ministry will soon allow developers to pass on the ...

MAY 18 2012

Punjab ERC allows state discom to carry forward renewable purchase obligations

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Chennai, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

The Punjab Electricity Regulatory Commission has allowed the state electricity distribution company, Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd, to carry forward its renewable energy purchase ...

MAY 18 2012

Kerala, Petronet LNG to sign pact for power project

  • Business line, Our Bureau / Thiruvananthapuram, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

The Kerala Government and Petronet LNG will sign a contract for setting up a Rs 2,250-crore power plant as part of the LNG terminal at Puthuvype in Kochi.This will be a ...

MAY 18 2012

Wind generation picks up in TN

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / ChennaI, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

Generation of electricity from wind power has picked up in Tamil Nadu.On Wednesday, it reached a high of 41.32 million units, taking the total generation in the first ...

MAY 18 2012

World Bank aid for NE power generation

  • Business Line, PTI / Silchar, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

World Bank would give Rs 13,000 crore for infrastructrual development of power generation facilities in the North East, which would be executed by Power Grid Corporation of India ...

MAY 18 2012

SBI to lend Rs 1,400 cr for DVC's new Bokaro thermal unit

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Mumbai, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

State Bank of India has decided to lend Rs 1,400 crore to Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) to part-fund its 500 MW Bokaro Thermal Power Station (A) Project. SBI’s associate banks ...

MAY 18 2012

Power paralysis! 20% of capacity shut down for lack of fuel & equipment failure

  • Economic Times, Rachita Prasad, ET Bureau / New Delhi, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

As the mercury rises and the summer heat peaks, Indians may be in for sweaty days with long power cuts in some regions as several plants have been forced to shut down due to scarcity of fuel ...

MAY 18 2012

WBSETCL posts lower profit in H1

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Kolkata, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

The West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd posted 13 per cent drop in net profit at Rs 78 crore for the half year ended March 31, 2012, as compared with Rs 90 crore during ...

MAY 18 2012

Power supply curbs in Kerala to go from June 1

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Thiruvananthapuram, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

The Kerala state electricity regulator has rejected a demand by the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) to extend power supply curbs beyond May 31.The Kerala State ...

MAY 18 2012

Uranium supply to India will be demand based, says Australia

  • Business Line, PTI / Melbourne, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

Australia’s uranium supply to India will be demand based once the approvals for the yellow cake exports to New Delhi are finalised, the Energy Minister Mr Martin Ferguson has ...

MAY 18 2012

CIL launches more liberal resettling and rehabilitating policy

  • Economic Times, PTI / New Delhi, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

Coal India has introduced a more flexible policy for resettling and rehabilitating people affected by its mining projects, the government said on Thursday. "CIL ...

MAY 18 2012

CIL ex-chief N K Jha joins SAIL as technical advisor

  • Business Standard, PTI / New Delhi, 18 May 2012
  • Created:Fri 18th MAY 2012

Jha has also the mandate to advice SAIL on augmenting the production of its existing collieriesFormer Coal India chief N K Jha has joined SAIL as an ...