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JUL 19 2018

21 nuclear reactors with 15,700 Mw total installed capacity under implementation, says govt

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2018 Published on : 19th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2018

  Twenty one nuclear reactors with a total installed capacity of 15,700 Mw are currently under construction, the government said on Wednesday. However, it ruled out increasing ...

JUL 19 2018

JMC to invest Rs 100cr in LED street lights to save energy

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2018 Published on : 19th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2018

  Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) is investing more than Rs 100 crore on replacing sodium tube lights with LED lights on the streets to save up to 50% of energy. Rajasthan ...

JUL 19 2018

Power discom BYPL signs agreement to source 100 Mw wind power

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2018 Published on : 19th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2018

  Power discom BYPL has signed an agreement to source 100 Mw wind power that will help meet its renewable power obligations, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The ...

JUL 19 2018

Chandigarh: Deadline for installing solar plants extended to November 17

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Chandigarh, 19th July 2018 Published on : 19th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2018

  The UT administration has extended the deadline for installing solar photovoltaic rooftop power plant. Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society ...

JUL 19 2018

Government looks to sell viable infrastructure projects to private companies

  • Dheeraj Tiwari, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2018 Published on : 19th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2018

  The government is looking to sell successfully running public sector infrastructure projects such as power and steel plants to private companies in a bid to boost green-field ...

JUL 19 2018

Sisodia reviews Delhi's first 'Green Budget' meeting

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th July 2018 Published on : 19th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2018

  Chairing Delhi's first "Green Budget" review meeting on Wednesday, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the work of installing solar panels, promoting clean fuel and planting ...

JUL 19 2018

Frances Engie appoints Rothschild to find a buyer for Indian solar biz

  • UtpalBhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 19th July 2018 Published on : 19th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2018

  French energy firm Engie SA, one of the largest foreign investors in India’s solar power space, has mandated Rothschild to find a buyer for picking up a significant stake in ...

JUL 19 2018

Safeguard duty on imported modules will raise solar power tariffs up to 3 per unit: ratings agencies

  • Tanya Thomas, Live Mint / Mumbai, 19th July 2018 Published on : 19th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2018

  Solar power tariffs will rise to 2.9-3.2 per unit if the government imposes a safeguard duty on solar modules imported from China and Malaysia, as recommended by the Directorate ...

JUL 19 2018

Stressed power assets: HC refuses to stay RBIs Feb circular, to hear plea on Aug 2

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 19th July 2018 Published on : 19th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2018

  The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday refused to stay the Reserve Bank of India’s February circular that had mandated early detection and time-bound resolution of stressed ...

JUL 18 2018

Mytrah Energy bags 100-Mw wind power project in Maharashtra

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  Independent power producer Mytrah Energy (India) (MEIPL) on Tuesday announced it has bagged a contract for setting up a 100-Megawatt (Mw) wind power project from Maharashtra State ...

JUL 18 2018

Rs 10,000 crore project to check power theft, electrify villages in UP

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Lucknow, 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  Lending a push to power sector reforms ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections due next year, UP government on Monday announced Rs 10,000-crore UP Power Sector Improvement Project, ...

JUL 18 2018

Indias renewable energy investments topple fossil-fuel for the first time in 2017: IEA

  • Bilal Abdi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  Investment in India’s renewable energy sector overtook those made in the country’s fossil-fuel based power generation projects for the first time in 2017, Paris-based ...

JUL 18 2018

Kalpataru Power Transmission to seek shareholders nod to raise up to Rs 300 cr

  • PTI, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd (KPTL) today said it will seek shareholders’ nod to raise up to Rs 300 crore through issuance of non-convertible debentures. The ...

JUL 18 2018

Bihar to soon conduct survey for solar power generation in flood-prone areas

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Patna, 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  State energy minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav on Tuesday said a survey would soon be conducted for generating solar energy in flood-prone areas of Bihar and assessing future ...

JUL 18 2018

Proposed solar safeguard duty is double-edged sword

  • Twesh Mishra, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  The proposed 25 per cent safeguard duty on solar cells and modules from China and Malaysia has come as a relief for domestic manufacturers struggling to cope with a deluge of cheap ...

JUL 18 2018

Commerce Ministry recommends safeguard duty on Chinese solar cells, modules

  • Reuters, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  The Commerce Ministry on Monday recommended imposing a 25 per cent duty on imports of solar cells and modules from China for one year to try to counter what it sees as a threat to ...

JUL 18 2018

25% safeguard duty on solar modules is both a boon and a bane: Crisil

  • V Rishi Kumar, The Hindu Business Line / Hyderabad, 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  The safeguard duty of 25 per cent recommended by the Directorate General of Trade Remedies on solar modules is both a boon and a bane for the solar value chain. Crisil says ...

JUL 18 2018

Maharashtra discoms dues to wind energy firms rise to Rs 2,000 crore

  • Vikas Srivastav, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company’s (MSEDCL’s) dues to wind energy firms have risen to Rs 2,000 crore on account of poor recovery from customers even as ...

JUL 18 2018

Surprise! India now has too much electricity and it has a cost

  • FE Online, The Financial Express / 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  With the successful push for tapping the renewable energy, India, which once faced electricity shortage now has too much of it. India’s gross electricity capacity is much ...

JUL 18 2018

Bhushan Power Case: NCLAT raps RP on no voice for CoC

  • Surya Sarathi Ray, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 18th July 2018 Published on : 18th July 2018
  • Created:Wed 18th JUL 2018

  Coming down heavily on Bhushan Power and Steel’s (BPSL) resolution professional (RP) for not allowing operational creditors’ representative in the committee of ...