Power & Energy News Monthly Archive October 2017

OCT 31 2017

More green energy should power India: Modi

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  Green energy like solar power would power India as 175 gigawatt (GW) of electricity is expected to be generated from renewable sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on ...

OCT 31 2017

Initiate clean cooking movement by tapping solar energy market: PM Modi to startups

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gave a call to start-ups run by the city youth to initiate a clean cooking movement by tapping the huge market potential of solar energy, ...

OCT 31 2017

Maharashtras climate change policy asks districts to prepare management plan

  • Vijay Pinajkar, ETEnergyWorld / Nagpur, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  Faced with unseasonal hailstorms, wet and dry droughts, and damage to eco-systems, the state government has finally come out with a climate change policy. The comprehensive ...

OCT 31 2017

India, Italy confirm full implementation of Paris Climate Agreement

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  India and Italy in a joint statement on Monday confirmed their strong commitment to the full implementation of the Paris Agreement adopted under the United Nations Framework ...

OCT 31 2017

Punjab Pollution Control Board to promote brick production with rice-ash

  • Bharat Khanna, ETEnergyWorld / Patiala, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) after getting conducted a research had now advised the brick kiln owners to help them save the environment by using rice husk ash in the ...

OCT 31 2017

76% LED bulbs sold in India found to be spurious: survey

  • Reuters, Live Mint / New Delhi, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  Three-fourths of light emitting diode (LED) bulbs sold in India’s $1 billion market were found non-compliant with government’s consumer safety standards, market research ...

OCT 31 2017

Consumer safety goes for a toss, Delhi leads with LED bulb norms violations, Mumbai follows

  • FE Online, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  Delhi stands as the city with the maximum number LED bulb norms violations set by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), with almost 73 per cent of the brands not conforming to the ...

OCT 31 2017

Hero Electric expects to turn profitable in FY19 as demand for electric bikes rises

  • Shally Seth Mohile, Live Mint / Mumbai, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  Naveen Munjal-led Hero Electric India Pvt Ltd, one of the early movers in electric two-wheelers in India, expects to turn profitable next fiscal on the back of growing demand, ...

OCT 31 2017

Delhi Court to hear Madhya Pradesh coal scam matter today

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  A Delhi Court will on Tuesday hear Madhya Pradesh coal scam matter involving industrialist and former Congress parliamentarian Naveen Jindal. Earlier on September 4, the ...

OCT 31 2017

IOC gets green nod for Rs 273 crore Koyali-Sanganer pipeline augmentation project

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  State-owned Indian Oil Corp(IOC) has been given green nod for augmenting its Koyali-Sanganer pipeline (KSPL) capacity up to 6 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) from existing 4.6 MTPA ...

OCT 31 2017

India, Italy sign six agreements; to boost cooperation in railways, energy sectors

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  India and Italy today inked six pacts to boost cooperation in key sectors, including energy and trade, after detailed talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Italian ...

OCT 31 2017

Maharashtra energy minister appeals to farmers to clear pending dues

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Nagpur, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  Maharashtra Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule today appealed to the farmers to clear their pending power dues without payment of any penalty under the 'Mukhyamantri Krushi ...

OCT 31 2017

Adani Power forcibly acquiring land from farmers in TN: Stalin

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Chennai, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  The DMK on Monday accused Adani Power (Adani solar power company) for forcibly acquiring lands from farmers in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. “Reports state ...

OCT 31 2017

Brahmaputra boat clinic goes solar, powering up rural healthcare

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / Majuli, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  Sitting on her haunches, Ritumani Baruah watches the boat drop anchor and waits for its crew to set up a clinic on the shore. Twenty minutes later, she asks to see the ...

OCT 31 2017

United Breweries, CleanMax Solar join hands for sustainable brewing

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  United Breweries Limited (UBL), has joined hands with CleanMax Solar to adopt large-scale rooftop and ground mounted solar power for ten of their breweries across ...

OCT 31 2017

Lightsource and Macquarie team up on Indian solar projects

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  British solar power projects developer Lightsource Renewable Energy and Australian bank Macquarie will jointly fund the development of large solar power projects in India, the bank ...

OCT 31 2017

Closed bids not reverse auction way to go for wind power: Siemens Gamesa India CMD

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Chennai, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  The reverse auction for determining wind power tariff should be scrapped in favour of closed/sealed bids if the Indian wind turbine manufacturers are to survive in the long run, ...

OCT 31 2017

SBI sanctions credit facilities worth Rs 2,317 crore for rooftop solar projects

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest commercial bank, announced today the sanction of credit facilities amounting to Rs 2,317 crore with aggregate capacity of 575 MW to ...

OCT 31 2017

Brookfield Asset Management, Resurgent Power bid to buy JP Power

  • Rachita Prasad, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management and Resurgent Power have bid for debt-ridden Jaiprakash Power Ventures, which its lenders have put on the block under the strategic debt ...

OCT 31 2017

Karnataka govt overrules regulator's order to reduce discom tariff

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 31st October 2017 Published on : 31st October 2017
  • Created:Tue 31st OCT 2017

  In an unprecedented step, the Karnataka government has overruled a regulatory order that had reduced the tariff the state discom would pay for wind energy projects for which power ...