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JUL 17 2018

Essel plant to generate power from waste in Maharashtra

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  EsselInfraprojects Ltd (EIL) will construct Maharashtra's first Waste to Energy (WtE) plant with a capacity of 800 tonnes of waste, it was announced on Monday. Shipping ...

JUL 17 2018

Gujarat BSF out-posts to use solar energy to fight electricity crisis

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Ahmedabad, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  In an innovative effort to fight electricity crisis in forward areas, Gujarat Frontier of the Border Security Force (BSF) is all set to use solar energy for its out-posts located in ...

JUL 17 2018

Goa top fuel guzzler, per capita petrol sales 6 times national average of 19 kg

  • Sanjeev Choudhary, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  Goa consumes more petrol and diesel on a per capita basis than any other state in the country, while Bihar uses the least. Per capita sales of petrol in Goa were 119.7 kg in ...

JUL 17 2018

Indian Oil Adani Gas Private Limited ropes in Kudumbashree

  • M K Sunil Kumar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  To expedite city gas project, Indian Oil Adani Gas Private Ltd (IOAGPL) has roped in the services of Kudumbashree, which will carry out the survey as well as registration prior to ...

JUL 17 2018

Wary of high gas prices, Essar to go slow on plan to build LNG terminals

  • Source :Tanya Thomas, Live Mint / Mumbai, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  With natural gas prices shooting up globally, Essar Ports is going slow on its plans to build liquefied natural gas terminals at the Hazira port in Gujarat, chief executive officer ...

JUL 17 2018

JSW Steel restarts coking coal mining in US

  • Suresh P Iyengar, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  JSW Steel has restarted coking coal mining in the US after a gap of almost three years. Operations in the mines located in West Virginia were suspended after coking coal prices ...

JUL 17 2018

Petroleum Ministry favours ban on petcoke import

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  The Petroleum Ministry on Monday told the Supreme Court that it is in favour of a ban on the import of petroleum coke, a solid non-volatile carbon residue left after the ...

JUL 17 2018

Mahagencos piped conveyors to get coal cleanly to its plants

  • AnjayaAnparthi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  State power utility Mahagenco has come up with an inovative project to carry coal from Western Coalfield Limited’s (WCL) coal mines to its thermal power stations using a piped ...

JUL 17 2018

Indian Army inaugurates first mega solar power plant in Ambala Cantonment

  • Ajay Sura, ETEnergyWorld / Chandigarh, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  Indian Army’s 1-Mega Watt (MW) solar power plant was inaugurated on Monday at the Ambala Cantonment. The plant has been established under the aegis of headquarters 2-Corps. ...

JUL 17 2018

Power regulator approves NLC India's application for inter-state trading licence

  • Ankush Kumar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  Power sector regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has approved state-run lignite miner NLC India Ltd's application for inter-state trading licence. "On ...

JUL 17 2018

Punjab utility hands out appointment letters on compassionate grounds

  • Neel Kamal, ETEnergyWorld / Bhatinda, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has revived the appointments on compassionate grounds upon the death of a serving employee which was discontinued quite sometime ago. ...

JUL 17 2018

Commerce Min recommends 25 per cent safeguard duty on solar cells

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  The commerce ministry today recommended imposition of safeguard duty for two years on solar cells imports to protect domestic players from steep rise in the inbound shipments of the ...

JUL 17 2018

Punjab utility hands out appointment letters on compassionate grounds

  • Neel Kumar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has revived the appointments on compassionate grounds upon the death of a serving employee which was discontinued quite sometime ago. ...

JUL 17 2018

Solar home systems and microgrids may develop into $64 billion market by 2030

  • Ankush Kumar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  Solar home systems and micro-grids could develop into a $64 billion market by 2030 as the global energy industry is still not capable of serving around 14 per cent of the world's ...

JUL 17 2018

KP Energy and GE sign pact for 300 Mw wind power project in Gujarat

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  Renewable energy developer KP Energy today announced it has signed an agreement with GE India, the local arm of the American industrial conglomerate, to set up a 300 Megawatt (Mw) ...

JUL 17 2018

Power plant will be built to meet power needs of GautamBudh Nagar: Mahesh Sharma

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  Union Minister Mahesh Sharma today said that a power plant will be built to meet the electricity demands of GautamBudh Nagar district and the region. He was speaking at the ...

JUL 17 2018

KP Energy, GE India tie up for 300 MW wind power project in Gujarat

  • Virendrapandit, The Hindu Business Line / Ahmedabad, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  KP Energy Ltd and GE India Industrial (P) Ltd have signed up definitive agreements for the development of 300 megawatt wind power project in Kutch district of Gujarat. KP ...

JUL 17 2018

DGTR wants duty levied on imported solar panels

  • UtpalBhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) on Monday recommended imposing a safeguard duty for two years on solar cells and modules imported from China and Malaysia, in a move ...

JUL 17 2018

Solar projects: Developers appeal to UP Govt not to cancel bids post auction

  • KseniaKondratieva, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 17th July 2018 Published on : 17th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 17th JUL 2018

  The National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI), representing solar energy developers, has requested the Energy Minster of Uttar Pradesh to intervene and stop the possible ...

JUL 16 2018

LPG subsidy to be replaced? Niti Aayog working on fresh proposal Check details

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  Government think tank Niti Aayog is working on a proposal to replace LPG subsidy with cooking subsidy in order to extend the benefits to people using piped natural gas and biofuels ...