Power & Energy News Monthly Archive November 2017

NOV 30 2017

Delhi witnesses a decline in sale of e-vehicles

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  Delhi dropped by six levels on the list of cities using electric vehicles during the year 2016-17, a recent survey conducted by industry body Society of Manufacturers of Electric ...

NOV 30 2017

West Bengal to get World Bank subsidy to buy 130 electric buses

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  The West Bengal government has negotiated with the World Bank to avail subsidy to buy 130 electric buses for plying in Kolkata, Asansol and Durgapur, state Transport Minister ...

NOV 30 2017

Continental gears up to develop EV drives in India

  • Shobha Muthur, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  Continental Automotive India sees faster growth potential in electrification of the two-wheeler market in India, especially of scooters. The company believes that it will be ...

NOV 30 2017

Hyundai to enter electric vehicle race in India with Ioniq brand

  • Malyaban Ghosh, Live Mint / New Delhi, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  Hyundai Motor India Ltd will introduce its electric vehicle brand Ioniq in India to tap into India’s ambitious plans to have an all-electric fleet in the country by ...

NOV 30 2017

Dharmendra Pradhan, C'garh CM inaugurates Odisha's biggest automated oil terminal

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / Jharsuguda, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh inaugurated a terminal of Indian Oil Corporation on Wednesday. It ...

NOV 30 2017

Uttarakhand seeks more funds from ONGC, THDC for basic facilities

  • PTI, The Financial Express / Deharadun, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  The Uttarakhand government has sought more funds from companies like ONGC and THDC India Ltd for providing basic facilities like toilets, drinking water supply and furniture in ...

NOV 30 2017

Cairn India set to increase gas production by 2019

  • Shine Jacob, Business Standard / New Delhi, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  The country's biggest private sector oil producer, Cairn India, which is a part of Anil Agarwal's Vedanta group, is set to considerably increase its gas production to three million ...

NOV 30 2017

Ex-Indian Oil Chairman B Ashok appointed CEO of RRPL

  • Sanjeev Choudhary, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  Former chairman of Indian Oil Corporation B Ashok has taken over as the first CEO of the company that's setting up the world's biggest refinery on the west coast. Ashok ...

NOV 30 2017

India records 45% jump in number of petrol pumps in last 6 years

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  India has recorded 45 per cent jump in the number of petrol pumps in the last six years, possibly the highest growth rate in the world, as public and private sector firms jostled to ...

NOV 30 2017

Lights out in Karnataka? Not if govt can arrange coal

  • Niranjan Kaggere, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  On Wednesday, Bengaluru experienced unscheduled power cuts in 14 areas – ranging from one hour in places like Koramangala to over four hours in HSR. That’s ...

NOV 30 2017

IEA's view out of touch, thermal coal demand won't rise beyond 10%: Report

  • Jayajit Dash, Business Standard / Bhubaneshwar, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  India's thermal coal demand is poised to fall, belying hopes of exporters from Australia and US who eyed the country as a long-term growth market. The country is now the ...

NOV 30 2017

Coal India shares gain 0.7%

  • BL Internet Desk, The Hindu Business Line / Chennai, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  Coal India Ltd climbed as much as 2.7 per cent, its biggest percentage rise since September 28, and was on track for a fourth session of gains. After opening strong at Rs. ...

NOV 30 2017

Torrent Power commissions new 400 kV GIS Grid Substation in Ahmedabad

  • Shramana Ganguly, ETEnergyWorld / Ahmedabad, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  Torrent Power on Wednesday announced the commissioning of a new 400 kV GIS sub-station in Nicol area of Ahmedabad to meet the ever-growing power requirement of the ...

NOV 30 2017

Ultimate Sun Systems installs over 7.5 MW of solar power generating capacity in Haryana

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  Pioneer in the field of renewable energy solutions, Ultimate Sun Systems has leveraged its cutting-edge technologies to provide environment-friendly, energy-efficient, and ...

NOV 30 2017

Maha cabinet approves compensation to MSEDCL for 3-phase power

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  The Maharashtra cabinet has approved subsidy for the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) for the expenses incurred by it to provide three-phase power ...

NOV 30 2017

PSPCL increases its share of renewable energy, signs agreement for 150 MW wind power

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Patiala, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  The Punjab state power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has added increased its share of renewable energy has risen to 20% of the total energy produced via Thermal and Hydel sources in ...

NOV 30 2017

Mytrah Energy to add 500-1,000 Mw renewable energy capacity annually

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Hyderabad, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  Renewable energy company Mytrah plans to add 500 MW to 1,000 MW every year of wind and solar power, a top company official said. Mytrah's current portfolio of 2,000 MW ...

NOV 30 2017

Power Minister meets banks on stressed power assets, NTPC floats tender

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  As part of the ongoing process to deal with the issue of massive stressed assets in the sector, Power Minister RK Singh met bankers here on Wednesday. Interacting with ...

NOV 30 2017

Cabinet nod soon for hydro power policy: R K Singh

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  Power Minister R K Singh today said the hydro power policy is in the final leg and will soon be sent for the Cabinet approval. "The hydro policy is in final stages. It will ...

NOV 30 2017

Power producers seek relief for stranded gas-based projects

  • Jyoti Mukul, Business Standard / New Delhi, 30th November 2017 Published on : 30th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 30th NOV 2017

  With around 7.5 Gw of gas-based generation capacity being stranded, of which those with a combined capacity of around 3.5 Gw face a supply shortage, private power producers have ...