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JUL 11 2018

Adani top contender among 400 bids for city gas business licences

  • Sanjay Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 11th July 2018 Published on : 11th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 11th JUL 2018

  The Adani group emerged as the top contender for city gas network licences by staking claim for 52 out of the 86 geographical areas tendered out by the government, while the ...

JUL 11 2018

PNG licence auction for 86 areas sees over 400 bids from companies

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 11th July 2018 Published on : 11th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 11th JUL 2018

  More than 400 bids have been received for licences to retail natural gas in 86 geographical areas in an auction that closed on Tuesday, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory ...

JUL 11 2018

Maharashtra: Opposition forces CM to soften stand on Nanar refinery

  • Vaibhav Ganjapure, ETEnergyWorld / Nagpur, 11th July 2018 Published on : 11th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 11th JUL 2018

  After asserting that the proposed oil refinery would be started from Nanar in Ratnagiri, now chief minister Devendra Fadnavis seems to have softened his stand on the location of ...

JUL 11 2018

Gas retailing bids: RIL-BP JV seeks licence for 15 cities, IGL 13

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 11th July 2018 Published on : 11th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 11th JUL 2018

  The Reliance-BP joint venture on Tuesday bid for licence to retail gas in 15 cities while Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) put in bids for 13 cities. Bidding for the biggest city ...

JUL 11 2018

Bidding for city gas distribution contracts sees strong response

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 11th July 2018 Published on : 11th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 11th JUL 2018

  Around 400 bids were received for 86 contracts under India’s largest city gas distribution (CGD) licensing round, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) said ...

JUL 11 2018

Innovation: Students turn old scooter into electric vehicle

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 11th July 2018 Published on : 11th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 11th JUL 2018

  Ever come across vintage two-stroke Yamaha RX100 and RX135 bikes or Bajaj Chetak scooters running on battery? Well, final-year mechanical engineering students of Sapthagiri College ...

JUL 11 2018

India sees slower shift to electric vehicles

  • Bloomberg, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 11th July 2018 Published on : 11th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 11th JUL 2018

  India’s shift to electric vehicles (EV) has to be “gradual,” a government adviser said, signaling that the country may have further watered down its ambitions of ...

JUL 11 2018

EV makers ask govt to offer subsidies based on certified range, speed

  • Malyaban Ghosh, Live Mint / New Delhi, 11th July 2018 Published on : 11th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 11th JUL 2018

  Indian automobile makers want the government to decide the subsidies on electric vehicles (EVs) based on the number of kilometres they can run on a single charge and their top ...

JUL 11 2018

Porsche Plans to Electrify 30-35% of Product Portfolio

  • Ketan Thakkar, ETEnergyWorld / 11th July 2018 Published on : 11th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 11th JUL 2018

  Porsche, the sports car brand of Volkswagen Group, plans to electrify 30-35% of its product portfolio on the back of a growing demand for cleaner vehicles globally. Out of ...

JUL 10 2018

50 MW power, 22-km electricity line in record time: What Yogi Adityanath did to bring Samsung plant to Noida

  • PTI, The Financial Express / Noida, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath on Monday said that 50 megawatts of power and a 22-km-long electricity line were made available in record four months for the Samsung mobile plant, which was ...

JUL 10 2018

Discoms subsidy reliance seen rising to Rs 85,000 cr

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

  Lower power tariff hikes by state electricity regulators is expected to increase the dependence of electricity distribution companies (discoms) on state subsidies by around 8% ...

JUL 10 2018

At 6,998 MW, Delhi power demand hits new high

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

  Delhi’s peak power demand has once surged to a new record, hitting 6,998 MW at 3-22 pm on Monday. A BSES Delhi statement said this is the highest ever power demand so ...

JUL 10 2018

New Chairman of Rajasthan electricity regulatory commission takes charge

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Jodhpur, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

  Newly appointed chairman of the Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission (RERC) Shrimat Pandey was administered oath of the seat by the chief justice of Rajasthan High Court ...

JUL 10 2018

Amity University installs on-site solar power plants at its campuses

  • Source : PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

  Amity University has adopted onsite solar power in its Jaipur, Manesar and Gwalior campuses in association with CleanMax Solar. CleanMax solar has installed on-site solar ...

JUL 10 2018

Power Corporation yet to pay Rs 800 crore dues to mills, farmers bear brunt

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

  The UP Power Corporation is yet to pay Rs 800 crore pending dues to the sugar mills for the electricity they produce. The figure is roughly 7% of the Rs 12,000 crore that the mills ...

JUL 10 2018

Punjab and Haryana overdraw from northern grid to meet power demand

  • Manish Sirhindi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

  The sultry weather conduction prevailing across the region has further pushed the power demand in Punjab and Haryana forcing the two states to resort to overdrawal from the northern ...

JUL 10 2018

Reliance Energy's residential consumers to pay 3 per cent less in 2019-20

  • Somit Sen, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

  Reliance Energy’s residential consumers may end up paying 3% less for power than what they currently shell out in financial year 2019-20.  This was indicated in ...

JUL 10 2018

Delhi electricity regulator asked to enforce policy on fine for outages

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

  With a new chairman in place, one of the first tasks that the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission is likely to take up is to act on the proposed penalties on distribution ...

JUL 10 2018

Delhi records highest-ever power demand at 6,998 Megawatt

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

  Delhi’s power distribution company BSES today announced the national capital’s electricity demand peaked at 6,998 Megawatt (Mw) today at 3:22 pm, the highest-ever ...

JUL 10 2018

Uttar Pradesh electricity dept unearths high-tech power theft case

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Meerut, 10th July 2018 Published on : 10th July 2018
  • Created:Tue 10th JUL 2018

  During a mass drive to check pilferage of electricity, Uttar Pradesh power department has come across a high tech power theft case in the city here. During a raid onducted ...