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SEP 21 2018

In a first, IL&FS; group's Tamil Nadu thermal power unit taken to NCLT

  • Dev Chatterjee, ETEnergyWorld /Mumbai, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  Bankruptcy proceedings have been instituted for the first time against an IL&FS group company, a Tamil Nadu-based thermal power unit. Lenders to the entity have taken it to the ...

SEP 21 2018

Rural women spin success tales with solar charkha

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld /Surat, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  A strong stench of country-made liquor wafts through the air as one moves in certain areas of Dhanori, around 20 km from Navsari. Few women were also seen stealthily selling liquor ...

SEP 21 2018

Patna: Government targets 24x7 power supply across state by 2022

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld /Patna, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  The state government aims at 24x7 power supply in all the villages in Bihar by 2022, energy minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav said on Wednesday. But, he said, it would be possible only ...

SEP 21 2018

No deadline for 100% electrification of vehicles: Ananth Geete

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  Ananth G Geete, minister of Heavy Industry and Public Sector Enterprises on Thursday clarified that the ministry has not set a deadline to achieve 100 per cent electrification of ...

SEP 21 2018

CenturyPly manufacturing units become solar powered

  • Anuradha Himatsingka, ETEnergyWorld /Kolkata, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  Century Plyboards (India) Ltd has installed rooftop solar panels at its manufacturing units spread across India.   The initiative, entailing an investment of Rs ...

SEP 21 2018

Tamil Nadu Power Minister refutes DMK's allegations of scam in energy procurement

  • Bharani Vaitheesvaran, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  Refuting allegations of corruption in power procurement, Tamil Nadu power minister P Thangamani rubbished charges from DMK leader M Stalin that documents about wind energy ...

SEP 21 2018

Government steps in to arrange funds for green projects

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) on Wednesday stepped in to keep funds flowing for green energy projects by assuring banks and lending institutions the tariffs being ...

SEP 21 2018

India contributes $1 million to UN's ambitious solar project

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / United Nations, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  India has contributed a whopping $1 million for the installation of solar panels on the roof of the imposing UN building at the world body's headquarters ...

SEP 21 2018

SBI hopes to resolve 7-8 stressed power assets by Nov 11: Chairman

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  State Bank of India hopes to resolve 7-8 stressed power assets with an exposure of around Rs 17,000 crore during the breather given by the Supreme Court till November 11, SBI ...

SEP 21 2018

Mahagenco in financial trouble as dues cross Rs 10,000 cr

  • Ashish Roy, ETEnergyWorld /Nagpur, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  State discom MSEDCL, which is unable to recover Rs 40,000 crore from consumers, is not able to pay the generation companies. Its dues towards its sister concern Mahagenco have ...

SEP 21 2018

Government may ask RBI to classify renewable energy projects under priority sector lending

  • Nishtha Saluja, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) is expected to write to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), seeking to bring renewable energy projects under priority sector lending, ...

SEP 21 2018

PowerGrid gets shareholders nod to raise up to 20,000 crore via bonds in FY20

  • Source : PTI, Live Mint /New Delhi, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  State-owned PowerGrid has got shareholders’ approval for raising up to 20,000 crore through bonds or debentures on private placement basis in ...

SEP 21 2018

Power sector: Stressed assets Small lenders to submit report by Oct 10

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express /New Delhi, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  Small lenders to stressed power generation assets have been asked to furnish their resolution plans before October 10 to a group of bankers which met on Thursday to discuss the ...

SEP 21 2018

Decision on power NPAs likely by 10 October

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint /New Delhi, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  Lenders to stressed power assets may decide on debt recasts, sale of assets and one-time settlements by 10 October, failing which they may approach bankruptcy courts, two people ...

SEP 21 2018

India Ratings maintains negative outlook for thermal power sector

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express /New Delhi, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  Coal supply issues arising from inadequate railway rakes to ferry the fuel and low visibility of new power purchase agreements (PPAs) still pose formidable challenges to the thermal ...

SEP 21 2018

JSW Energy to supply 275-MW power to Maharashtra for two months

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express /New Delhi, 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  JSW Energy will supply 275 MW power to Maharashtra for October and November for Rs 4.41/unit, as electricity demand in the state rises mainly on account of higher agricultural ...

SEP 21 2018

Delhi to save big on electricity bills? Over 2,000 solar rooftop connections expected by year-end, says BSES

  • Source : FE Bureau, The Financial Express / 21th September 2018 Published on : 21th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 21st SEP 2018

  Taking to solar energy in a big way, the number of solar connections in Delhi is expected to cross 2,000 by year-end. A report by power distribution company BSES said that 1,077 ...

SEP 20 2018

SBI to raise $500 million in maiden green bond sale

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld /Mumbai, 20th September 2018 Published on : 20th September 2018
  • Created:Thu 20th SEP 2018

   The country's largest lender State Bank is in the international bond market to raise nearly $500 million in green bonds, making it the maiden issuance for the ...

SEP 20 2018

Maharashtra: Power demand peaks to 20,000 MW

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld /Pune, 20th September 2018 Published on : 20th September 2018
  • Created:Thu 20th SEP 2018

  The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd met the demand for 20,330 MW power on Saturday without any load curtailment, which is almost equal to the highest ever ...

SEP 20 2018

Tata Power, India Power Corp bid for Odisha discom

  • Sarith C Singh, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 20th September 2018 Published on : 20th September 2018
  • Created:Thu 20th SEP 2018

  Tata Power and Hemant Kanoria-controlled India Power Corporation Ltd have bid to acquire Odisha’s Central Electricity Supply Utility (CESU), being privatised again after 17 ...