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MAY 15 2018

First oil cargo for Indias strategic reserve in Mangaluru sails from UAE

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  The first consignment of 2 million barrels of crude oil that is en route from United Arab Emirates (UAE) for India’s strategic petroleum reserve at Mangalore, will help the ...

MAY 15 2018

Indias fuel demand grew 4.4 per cent in April on higher LPG and petrol consumption

  • Bilal Abdi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  India’s fuel demand in April 2018 grew 4.45 per cent to 17.66 Million Tonne (MT) as compared to the corresponding month a year ago on the back of higher consumption of ...

MAY 15 2018

Half of Coal India's dues are from 4 state-run power companies

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  About 50% of Coal India’s receivables from power companies, estimated at Rs 9,000 crore, are from four stateowned companies, its executives said. “Total ...

MAY 15 2018

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan unveils DSF-II auction round

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Dubai, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today unveiled to investors here India's upcoming second round of auction of discovered oil and gas fields, and said that over 195 million tonnes of ...

MAY 15 2018

Renewables major economic opportunity for India: German energy consultant

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Bad Kreuznach(Germany), 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  Tapping renewable energy is a major economic opportunity for developing economies like India. There is a master plan to clean up cities and this would lead to more jobs. But we need ...

MAY 15 2018

Tata Power plans $5 billion push to boost renewable energy capacity

  • Bloomberg, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  Tata Power Co., one of India’s largest private power utilities, is planning to invest as much as $5 billion to ramp up its renewable capacity fourfold, according to its top ...

MAY 15 2018

I-T probe finds another link between Essar, NuPower: Report

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  The multi-agency investigation into NuPower Renewables appears to have widened further with the focus now shifting to another subsidiary, NuPower Technologies, a leading national ...

MAY 15 2018

Half of CIL's dues are from 4 state-run power companies

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  About 50% of Coal India’s receivables from power companies, estimated at Rs 9,000 crore, are from four stateowned companies, its executives said. “Total ...

MAY 15 2018

India's green sectors to employ 300,000 workers by 2022: ILO

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / United Nation, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has estimated that 300,000 workers will be employed directly in the solar and wind energy sectors by 2022 to meet India's goal of ...

MAY 15 2018

Stressed plants may get to sell power to states

  • Mayur Sethi, ETEnergyWorld / 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  The central government has put forward a proposal whereby states can buy electricity from projects that are currently stuck without any power purchase agreements (PPAs), but are ...

MAY 15 2018

Sentiment upbeat at Maharashtra solar auction

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  The Maharashtra government appeared to be fifth time lucky with its solar auction of 1000 MW held on Monday. While earlier auctions called by the Maharashtra State Electricity ...

MAY 15 2018

Solar sector shining for employment generation, too

  • M Ramesh, The Hindu Business Line / Chennai, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  The solar power sector created 164,400 jobs by the end of 2016-17, while solar heating gave jobs to 17,000 people. The wind industry has spawned 61,000 jobs. This is according to a ...

MAY 15 2018

Bid submission date for 5,000 MW solar projects likely to be extended

  • Vikas Srivastava, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  The date of submission of bids for 5,000 MW inter-state transmission system (ISTS)-based solar projects (2000 MW and 3000 MW capacity) under the Solar Energy Corporation of India ...

MAY 15 2018

Govt unveils hybrid policy for renewable power sector

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  The government on Monday unveiled the National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy to make the renewable energy sector more investor-friendly. The salient features of the policy include ...

MAY 15 2018

Power-packed: Discoms losing Rs 10k cr/year as coal tolling policy not allowed

  • Vikas Srivastava, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  Two years since the government allowed flexible utilisation of domestic coal under a tolling policy to reduce costs for generating power, only two states — Gujarat and ...

MAY 15 2018

Piyush Goyal gets additional charge of finance ministry: A look at his political journey so far

  • FE Online, The Financial Express / 15th May 2018 Published on : 15th May 2018
  • Created:Tue 15th MAY 2018

  In a major reshuffle of the Narendra Modi-led government, Piyush Goyal has been temporarily assigned the additional responsibility of handling finance ministry, in addition to ...

MAY 14 2018

Steps taken to ensure uninterrupted power supply: Tamil Nadu minister

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Namakkai, 14th May 2018 Published on : 14th May 2018
  • Created:Mon 14th MAY 2018

  Electricity minister P Thangamani has said the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) has taken all steps to ensure uninterrupted power supply to people of the state. Chairing ...

MAY 14 2018

Foreign carmakers may bag 20% quota in EESL tender for upgraded models

  • Nishtha Saluja, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th May 2018 Published on : 14th May 2018
  • Created:Mon 14th MAY 2018

  Foreign automakers such as Nissan, Hyundai and Kia Motors could drive away with 20% of the government’s tender to procure 10,000 electric cars, as the procurement agency plans ...

MAY 14 2018

Sop of up to 2.5L likely for switch to e-vehicles

  • Dipak K Dash, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th May 2018 Published on : 14th May 2018
  • Created:Mon 14th MAY 2018

  As part of a Rs 9,400-crore package for electric and hybrid vehicles, the government may offer incentives of up to Rs 2.5 lakh to those scrapping old petrol- or diesel-fired ...

MAY 14 2018

Centre plans Rs 9,000 crore sops to push eco-friendly cars

  • Dipak K Dash, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 14th May 2018 Published on : 14th May 2018
  • Created:Mon 14th MAY 2018

  As part of a Rs 9,400-crore package for electric and hybrid vehicles, the government may offer incentives of up to Rs 2.5 lakh to those scrapping old petrol- or diesel-fired ...