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AUG 18 2017

Narendra Modi government looks to power up stalled hydel projects with Rs 16,000 cr boost

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / Kolkata, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

    The Centre is planning to create a hydro-development fund to give a push to stalled hydro projects facing cost overruns owing to delays. While the Cabinet Committee ...

AUG 18 2017

BSES consumers save 17 MW power via Demand Response

  • IANS, The Financial Express / Kolkata, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Large consumers of BSES, one of Delhi’s two electricity distribution companies (discoms), saved 17, 000 KW of power over a recent six-week period through a demand side ...

AUG 18 2017

Faulty electricity meter may soon be a thing of the past as India enters global smartmeter race to fight utility losses

  • Bureau, The Financial Express / Bloomberg, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  India is aiming to help its ailing power distribution companies by buying five million smart meters for two of its northern states in a global tender to be conducted later this ...

AUG 18 2017

How Narendra Modi initiatives helped discoms clear wind energy dues

  • Vikas Srivastava, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

    In a turnaround of financials of state discoms, like those of Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, following government initiatives in the last one year, ...

AUG 18 2017

Two-thirds of power utilities bullish on digitisation: Survey

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Two-thirds of Indian power utilities have citied digitisation of manual processes as one of the biggest drivers of growth and want to invest in technology for making their ...

AUG 18 2017

Industry divided over anti-dumping duty on solar inputs

  • Ksenia Kondratieva, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The solar power industry is divided over imposition of anti- dumping duty. While Indian manufacturers of solar panels have backed the imposition of a duty on imports of cheap solar ...

AUG 18 2017

Green housing boost: 112-million SUNREF India Programme launched

  • K. R. Srivats, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The National Housing Bank (NHB) has joined hands with the French Development Agency (FDA) and the European Union to launch the SUNREF Housing India programme as part of efforts ...

AUG 18 2017

Mangalore Co-op Bank installs rooftop solar plant

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Mangaluru, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The 98-year-old Mangalore Cooperative Town Bank Ltd has installed a 15 kW rooftop solar power plant at its head office in Mangaluru. Addressing presspersons here on ...

AUG 18 2017

ReNew Power Ventures raises $50 million in debt from Yes Bank

  • Swaraj Singh Dhanjal, Live Mint / Mumbai, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Renewable energy company ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd has raised around $50 million in debt from Yes Bank Ltd to refinance the debt of one of its wind power projects, said two ...

AUG 18 2017

BSES plans to scale up incentive scheme for power savers

  • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Power utilities BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL) and BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) are planning to offer financial incentives to large power consumers in Delhi who cut down electricity ...

AUG 18 2017

Taking aim at China, India tightens power grid, telecom rules

  • Sudarshan Varadhan, Live Mint / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  India is tightening the rules for businesses entering its power transmission sector and making stringent checks on both power and telecoms equipment for malware — moves that ...

AUG 18 2017

India enters global smart meter race to fight utility losses

  • Anindhya Upadhyay, Live Mint / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  India is aiming to help its ailing power distribution companies by buying five million smart meters for two of its northern states in a global tender to be conducted later this ...

AUG 18 2017

All roads lead to ET Startup Awards today; Ravi Shankar Prasad, Piyush Goyal, Siddaramaiah star attractions

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The best and the brightest of India’s startup ecosystem will congregate in the city this evening to celebrate the thriving spirit of entrepreneurship in the country at the ...

AUG 18 2017

NTPC ties up with Ola to provide taxi services for employees

  • Anisha Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  India’s largest power generator NTPC Ltd has entered into an agreement with online cab service provider OLA Cabs for providing round-the-clock taxi services under the Ola ...

AUG 18 2017

Indian thrust on renewables will affect thermal projects: CEA

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Overemphasis on renewable energy would result in reducing viability of coal-fired thermal power plants in India, adding to the massive non-performing assets (NPAs) of state-run ...

AUG 18 2017

Centre to finalise hydropower development fund

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The Centre is set to finalise the creation of a Rs 16,000 crore hydropower development fund to revive stalled projects in the country, a top government official said on ...

AUG 18 2017

West Bengal seeks Centre's relaxation to access clean energy fund

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  The Centre is yet to respond to West Bengal's demand for relaxation to access clean energy fund for small solar power projects in the state. "The Centre is asking us to set ...

AUG 18 2017

India to host Nepal PM next week amid China seeking to expand influence in region

  • Dipanjan Roy Choudhary, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  India is set to host Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba later this month as part of efforts to step up engagement with the Himalayan nation at a time when China is seeking ...

AUG 18 2017

PG course on solar energy in Kolkata

  • Ajanta Chakraborty, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  Come October and a post-graduate course in solar energy will be launched here, as Amity University and the NB Institute for Rural Development (NBIRT) signed an MoU on ...

AUG 18 2017

PowerGrid board approves Rs 1,931 crore investment in HVDC link

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th August 2017 Published on : 18th August 2017
  • Created:Fri 18th AUG 2017

  State-run Power Grid Corp has approved an investment of Rs 1,931.39 crore for high voltage direct current bipole link between western and southern regions. The PowerGrid ...