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SEP 20 2017

Dharmendra Pradhan led Oil ministry wants ONGC chief for just a year with quarterly appraisal

  • FE Online, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has decided to do something unprecedented. Pradhan proposed that Shashi Shanker, selected to head India’s biggest oil and gas producer ...

SEP 20 2017

India to hold talks with Kazakhstan on mega trade and economic cooperation

  • Bilal Abdi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  Oil and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will co-chair the 13th meeting of Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC) with Kazakhstan energy minister Kanat Bozumbayey ...

SEP 20 2017

Ujjwala Plus: Sponsor LPG connection, get tax relief

  • Sanjay Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  For some, Diwali is all about gifts and spreading happiness. For others, it’s a celebration of the inner light. This year, one will be able to indulge in both — ...

SEP 20 2017

Indian Oil pays Rs 2,935 cr VAT to Odisha government

  • IANS, The Financial Express / Bhubneshwar, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  Indian Oil has paid Rs 2,935 crore to the Odisha government towards value-added tax (VAT) for Paradip Refinery, said a statement on Tuesday. The oil company has paid the tax for the ...

SEP 20 2017

HPCL to add 5 mt petchem capacity over five years

  • Tanya Thomas, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  State-owned oil refiner HPCL plans to add up to 5 million tonnes of petrochemical production capacity over the next five years. This would involve a significant portion of ...

SEP 20 2017

Coal India dispatches 1.16 million tonne coal to power sector on Sep 16

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  Coal India has supplied 1.16 million tonnes of dry fuel to the power sector out of its total coal dispatch of 1.49 MT on September 16, the Ministry of Coal said today. "On ...

SEP 20 2017

IOC, BPCL, HPCL to borrow more to keep up capital spend, says Moodys

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  State-owned fuel retailers IOC, BPCL and HPCL will go in for increased borrowings to sustain high dividend payments and capital spending this fiscal, keeping their credit metrics ...

SEP 20 2017

Two Adani Power companies secure over a third of CIL coal

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  Two Adani Power companies managed to secure a shade over one third of the total coal auctioned by Coal India under the Shakti scheme by offering discounts ranging between 1paise per ...

SEP 20 2017

Kudankulam nuclear power plant's second 1,000 MW unit to restart on Oct 7

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Chennai, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam is expected to restart power generation on October 7, the Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (Posoco) saod. The mega ...

SEP 20 2017

MYSUN and GCL announce partnership for household solar rooftop kits

  • Sudheer Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  MYSUN, India’s solar rooftop marketplace and GCL System Integration Technology, a group company of Hong Kong-based $20 billion Golden Concord Holdings, today announced they ...

SEP 20 2017

Scrap mandatory approval from power-telecom panel: Solar companies

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  Solar developers have petitioned the Ministry of Power, pointing out that setting up projects within the timelines set for them would be a lot easier if they were not mandatorily ...

SEP 20 2017

Two Indian renewable power producers plan to sell $750 million in domestic bonds: sources

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  Two of India's biggest renewable energy companies, Greenko Group PLC and ReNew Power Ventures Pte Ltd, plan to sell a combined $750 million worth of rupee-denominated bonds in the ...

SEP 20 2017

Let states green power purchase quota be the floor: Karnataka to Centre

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  Karnataka has written to the central government suggesting that the quota of renewable energy states are mandated to buy should be considered as the minimum requirement, a move that ...

SEP 20 2017

CCEA likely to consider proposal for rural electrification subsidy scheme

  • BS Reporter, Business Standard / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to consider and approve tomorrow a proposal to launch a scheme called 'Saubhagaya' for providing subsidy on equipment for ...

SEP 20 2017

India records highest-ever renewable energy generation

  • Bilal Abdi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  The month of June 2017 will go down in the history of India’s energy sector as the period when the nation recorded the highest monthly power generation from renewable energy ...

SEP 20 2017

Solar tariff sees minor correction; rises to Rs 2.65 a unit in Gujarat bids

  • Shreya Jai, Business Standard / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  Tenders invited by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) for 500 megawatt (Mw) of solar power projects have received bids in the range of Rs 2.65-3.36 a unit - a minor correction from ...

SEP 20 2017

India to reach 20 GW of installed solar capacity by FY18-end: report

  • Mayank aggarwal, Live Mint / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  India is expected to reach 20 gigawatt (GW) of installed solar capacity by the end of the present financial year (2017-18), said a report released by the consulting firm Bridge to ...

SEP 20 2017

Piyush Goyal promises smooth coal supply to power plants by early October

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 20th September 2017 Published on : 20th September 2017
  • Created:Wed 20th SEP 2017

  Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today said his ministry is taking urgent steps to ensure coal supplies to power stations stabilise by month end or early October. He was speaking at the ...

SEP 19 2017

Experts raise concern over waste dumping in rivers, say it's giving rise to antibiotic resistance

  • Zee Media Bureau, Zeenews.india.com / New Delhi, 19th September 2017 Published on : 19th September 2017
  • Created:Tue 19th SEP 2017

  Amid concerns of increasing water pollution mainly due to human and industrial waste dumping in rivers, a team of experts from India and Sweden have explained how lack of control in ...

SEP 19 2017

India, China best bets for green investors, says Morgan Stanley

  • Emily Chasan, Live Mint / New York, 19th September 2017 Published on : 19th September 2017
  • Created:Tue 19th SEP 2017

  Emerging markets including India and China could be the best bets for investors hoping to fight climate change and boost returns, according to a report on Thursday. If the ...