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JUL 19 2017

ONGC and RIL-Shell counter oil ministrys claim for profit dues

  • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint / 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  A consortium of Reliance Industries Ltd-Shell India and Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC), producing oil and gas from the Panna-Mukta-Tapti fields, has disputed a collective demand ...

JUL 19 2017

GST is negative for Oil & Gas, broadly neutral for Electric Utilities: Fitch Ratings

  • Sudheer Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  India’s landmark taxation reform, the Goods & Services Tax (GST) that came into effect earlier this month, is a major negative for the Oil and Gas industry and broadly ...

JUL 19 2017

UP, Gujarat top the list of states with highest petrol pump chip sales fraud

  • Bilal Abdi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  Uttar Pradesh tops the list of states which have recorded the highest number of cases of petrol sales fraud committed at retail stations through the tempering of dispensing units ...

JUL 19 2017

Cabinet may take up sale of HPCL to ONGC on Wednesday

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  The Cabinet is likely to take up flagship explorer ONGC’s proposal to acquire the government’s entire 51.1% stake in the country’s third largest refiner-retailer ...

JUL 19 2017

Low coal offtake leaves Western Coalfields Rs750 crore in the red

  • Shishir Arya, ETEnergyWorld / Nagpur, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  Low offtake of coal, especially by the power sector, has left Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), one of the major PSUs operating in the region, in losses. Even as output was jacked ...

JUL 19 2017

Governments $3 billion demand premature: Reliance Industries Ltd, Shell India

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Shell India have challenged the government decision to demand $3 billion from the contractors of Panna, Mukta and Tapti fields on the basis of an ...

JUL 19 2017

Tata Power to invest $90 million in renewable energy arm TPREL

  • Swaraj Singh Dhanjal, Live Mint / Mumbai, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  Tata Power Co. Ltd plans to invest around $90 million (close to Rs600 crore) in equity capital in its renewable energy arm Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) as the company ...

JUL 19 2017

Indias blue sky pledge gives power to countrys green bonds

  • Anindya Upadhyay, Live Mint / New Delhi, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  Green bonds issued by Indian companies are gathering pace as the country’s ambitious target for renewable energy fuels interest from investors. Renewable energy ...

JUL 19 2017

Engie in talks with Equis Energy to acquire green energy assets in India

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  French energy company Engie is in talks with Singapore-based renewable energy developer Equis Energy to acquire projects from its India portfolio comprising green energy platforms ...

JUL 19 2017

Wind power: After Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, discoms, Bescom in Karnataka cancels PPAs

  • Anupam Chattejee, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  Toeing the line of electricity distribution companies in Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka-based discom Bescom has cancelled the power purchase agreements (PPAs) of 75.6 ...

JUL 19 2017

Steel manufacturing cost to rise as power out of GST: Steel Ministry to PMO

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  The steel ministry has expressed concerns that cost of steel manufacturing will increase as electricity, being one of the major inputs, has been kept out of the Goods and Service ...

JUL 19 2017

Tamil Nadu power utility to save Rs 2,000 crore per year in discounts

  • Sivakumar B, ETEnergyWorld / Chennai, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  It is raining discounts for Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) from private thermal renewable energy companies. Solar power tariff has been ...

JUL 19 2017

UP electricity regulator cancels PPAs of Bajaj Energy units with UPPCL

  • Pankaj Shah, ETEnergyWorld / Lucknow, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  The UP Electricity Regulatory Commission has cancelled power purchase agreements with five power units owned by Bajaj Energy because of the higher cost. UPERC chairman, Desh Deepak ...

JUL 19 2017

India has to find accessible innovative models: Tata Sons chief N Chandrasekaran

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  India has to find new innovative models that are accessible in "every nook and corner of the country", Tata Sons Chairman N.Chandrasekaran said on Tuesday. "Innovation and ...

JUL 19 2017

Soon, Nagpur High Court building to shift to green energy

  • Vaibhav Ganjapure, ETEnergyWorld / Nagpur, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  In a first of its kind move in the country, the Nagpur bench of Bombay high court, responding to the growing calls of reducing pollution and using green energy, has decided to shift ...

JUL 19 2017

Delhiites wants to set up rooftop solar panel: Greenpeace

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  Over 1,000 Delhi residents have shown interest in installing solar panels on their rooftops, Greenpeace India claimed today, after a month-long campaign to create awareness about ...

JUL 19 2017

ReNew eyes Orange's portfolio in $950 million deal to bulk up before IPO

  • Arijit Barman, The Financial Express / New York, 19th July 2017 Published on : 19th July 2017
  • Created:Wed 19th JUL 2017

  SumantSinha led ReNew Power Ventures Pvt Ltd, a Goldman Sachs backed clean energy company -- is in active discussions with Orange Renewable to acquire its portfolio of a little over ...

JUL 18 2017

Tata Motors rolls out first bio-CNG bus

  • PTI, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 18th July 2017 Published on : 18th July 2017
  • Created:Tue 18th JUL 2017

  Auto major Tata Motors today rolled out the country’s first bio—CNG (bio—methane) bus. The company said the bio-methane engines (5.7 SGI & 3.8 SGI) will be ...

JUL 18 2017

PWD to use green technology for laying roads

  • S. Anil Radhakrishanan, The Hindu / Thiruvananthpuram, 18th July 2017 Published on : 18th July 2017
  • Created:Tue 18th JUL 2017

  The Public Works Department (PWD) will go in for Cold In-Place Recycling (CIR) of bituminous pavement, an environment friendly green technology for laying roads. The ...

JUL 18 2017

GHMC to set up 48 MW waste-based power plant

  • B.Chandrashekhar, The Hindu / Hyderabad, 18th July 2017 Published on : 18th July 2017
  • Created:Tue 18th JUL 2017

  In a step forward for setting up a power plant based on municipal solid waste — with an installed capacity of 48 MW by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) ...