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OCT 18 2017

Adani teams up with Doha-based Nebras Power to bid for Equis Energys Assets

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  The Adani Group has joined the race to acquire the Indian renewable assets of Singapore-based Equis Energy, which has put its entire portfolio valued at about $5 billion on the ...

OCT 18 2017

Oommen Chandy to take legal steps for getting solar scam probe report

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  Former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy said today he will take legal steps to secure a copy of the judicial commission report on the 2013 multi-crore solar scam, which had ...

OCT 18 2017

Guwahati Income Tax Office signs pact with EESL for energy-efficient appliances

  • Bikas Singh, ETEnergyWorld / Guwahati, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  The Income Tax Office in Guwahati under the Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance has signed an Agreement with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) to retrofit ...

OCT 18 2017

SIFF opposes 10,000 MW hydro project over Siang River in Arunachal

  • Bikas Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  Organisations in Siang in Arunachal Pradesh have opposed setting up of the 10,000 MW power project over Siang River. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with his ...

OCT 18 2017

India's largest floating solar power plant ready at Wayanad in Kerala

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Kozhikode, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  The construction works of the largest floating solar plant in the country have been completed at the Banasura Sagar reservoir in Wayanad. The 500 kWp (kilowatt peak) solar plant of ...

OCT 18 2017

Soon, like mobile number you may also port your power supplier

  • Sarita Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  The government plans to give electricity consumers the freedom to choose the supplier by enacting a new law that will bring the long-awaited system similar to mobile number ...

OCT 18 2017

On Diwali eve, spot power rate touches 3-year high

  • Sanjay Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  Peak-hour spot power price has shot up to Rs 10.80 a unit, a three-year high, for Tuesday's Day Ahead Market (DAM) on the Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), putting financial burden on ...

OCT 18 2017

Mytrah Energy commissions countrys tallest met mast of 150 m

  • V Rishi Kumar, The Hindu Business Line / Hyderabad, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  Mytrah Energy (India) Pvt Ltd (MEIPL), an independent power producer, recently erected and commissioned the country’s tallest and Asia-Pacific's second tallest met mast in ...

OCT 18 2017

Tariff for solar projects with local content drops 35% in a year

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Hyderabad, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  The tariff for solar projects developed under the country’s domestic content requirement (DCR) category has declined by 35 per cent during the past year as aggressive bidding ...

OCT 18 2017

Steep fall in wind power installations in first half of FY18

  • M Ramesh, The Hindu Business Line / Chennai, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  Installations of new wind power capacity in the first half of FY18 worked out to 421 MW, compared with 1,305 MW in the corresponding period of last fiscal, a trend that indicates ...

OCT 18 2017

Off-grid power firms fret as Saubhagya lines up every home

  • Twesh Mishra, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 18th October 2017 Published on : 18th October 2017
  • Created:Wed 18th OCT 2017

  Off-grid power producers in the country are in a fix as the Centre aims to increase penetration of power grid connectivity to un-electrified villages and households. The Modi ...

OCT 17 2017

Punjab govt fixes industrial power tariff at Rs5 per unit for 5 years

  • Utpal Bhasaker, Live Mint / New Delhi, 17th October 2017 Published on : 17th October 2017
  • Created:Tue 17th OCT 2017

  In an attempt to attract investments, Capt Amarinder Singh-led Punjab government on Monday announced industrial power tariff at Rs5 per unit. The announcement, as part of ...

OCT 17 2017

J&K set to bring petrol, electricity, liquor under GST

  • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint / New Delhi, 17th October 2017 Published on : 17th October 2017
  • Created:Tue 17th OCT 2017

  Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) is poised to be the first state to bring petrol, electricity, liquor and real estate under the state goods and services tax (GST). A formal ...

OCT 17 2017

Five suitors put in bids for stake in JP Power

  • Abhijit Lele, Business Standard / Mumbai, 17th October 2017 Published on : 17th October 2017
  • Created:Tue 17th OCT 2017

  Five investors have put in their bids to buy at least a 30 per cent stake in debt-ridden Jaiprakash Power Ventures (JPVL), according to sources close to the development. While 11 ...

OCT 17 2017

Solar scam probe report findings still not known: Chandy

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Thiruvananthpuram, 17th October 2017 Published on : 17th October 2017
  • Created:Tue 17th OCT 2017

  Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said today that he was still in the dark about the findings of the judicial commission that investigated the multi-crore solar scam, days ...

OCT 17 2017

No order on new probe team as government battles confusion over solar commission report

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Thiruvananthpuram, 17th October 2017 Published on : 17th October 2017
  • Created:Tue 17th OCT 2017

  It seems the government is in a tight spot after declaring a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the findings of the solar commission report as the order to form SIT is yet to ...

OCT 17 2017

RE-Invest 2015 principal sponsors NTPC, Coal India far behind solar-power targets

  • Twesh Mishra, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 17th October 2017 Published on : 17th October 2017
  • Created:Tue 17th OCT 2017

  RE-Invest, a government-organised expo to boost the green energy sector, seems to be having a dry run. Though the Centre remains optimistic and has gone ahead with RE-Invest ...

OCT 16 2017

Wind power projects suffer blow as Karnataka says for PPA nod, cut tariffs first

  • Anupam Chatterjee, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 16th October 2017 Published on : 16th October 2017
  • Created:Mon 16th OCT 2017

  Karnataka’s electricity regulator has refused to approve the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for wind power projects that were commissioned before March 31, 2017, without a ...

OCT 16 2017

Solar Industries Indias missile assembly factory to be completed by January 2018

  • PTI, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 16th October 2017 Published on : 16th October 2017
  • Created:Mon 16th OCT 2017

  Aiming to become the first domestic missile integration company in the private sector, industrial explosives maker Solar Industries India Ltd (SIIL) is developing a missile assembly ...

OCT 16 2017

Wind power capacity addition put on fast track, 4,500MW up for auction

  • Nishta Saluja, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th October 2017 Published on : 16th October 2017
  • Created:Mon 16th OCT 2017

  The government is planning to auction 4,500 MW wind projects in the next four months to upscale the wind capacity addition in the country, sources say. "An additional bid of ...