Power & Energy News Monthly Archive February 2017

FEB 28 2017

Unveiled: 'Prakriti Metro Park' of Delhi created from waste materials Watch

  • Zee Media Bureau, Zeenews.india.com / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

In an attempt to make the national capital greener than it is now, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has come up with a unique idea of converting the waste material into one-of-a-kind eco ...

FEB 28 2017

Air pollution claims two Indian lives every minute, says study!

  • Zee Media Bureau, Zeenews.india.com / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

The pollution in India is turning out to be a downright menace with pollutants in the air becoming more and more aggressive every passing day. Every new day witnesses an increased toxicity ...

FEB 28 2017

Goldstone to supply 25 electric buses to Himachal

  • V Rishi Kumar, The Hindu Business Line / Hyderabad, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

The order is valued at Rs. 47.75 crore and excludes annual maintenance costs. One such bus may be test deployed soon in Telangana. The Hyderabad-based company, which has tied up with the ...

FEB 28 2017

NKDA may get Canadian assistance for renewable energy and solid waste management

  • Suman Chakraborti, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

Officials of the Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) and New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) recently held a meeting with His Excellency Nadir Patel, High Commissioner ...

FEB 28 2017

ArcelorMittal plans to set up 600-MW solar farm in Karnataka

  • PTI, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

The world’s largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal may set up a solar farm on the land alloted to it for the proposed 6-million-tonne Karnataka project in view of excess global steel capacity and ...

FEB 28 2017

Roof-top solar power units must for all new buildings in Rajkot

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Rajkot, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

Rajkot district administration has made it mandatory to install rooftop solar power units in all new buildings coming up in Rajkot district including six municipalities and villages which falls ...

FEB 28 2017

From biogas to solar: Students whip up 300 models at science fest

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

The sixth NES National Science Festival was held on Saturday at NES International School in Mulund. The theme was ‘Sustainability-Role of Science and Technology’. The NES ...

FEB 28 2017

Despite Chennai oil slick, 9,000 olive ridley eggs picked up

  • P Oppilli, ETEnergyWorld / Chennai, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

Braving the oil slick that has stubbornly clung to the city shoreline since January 28, olive ridley turtles have laid more than 9,400 eggs along the coast. All of them have been shifted to ...

FEB 28 2017

SDMC to set up waste-to-energy plant at Rs 351 crore

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) today said it plans to set up a waste-to- energy plant at Tehkhand here at a cost of Rs 351 crore. The SDMC standing committee has approved the ...

FEB 28 2017

Hiranandani Energy starts construction work of jetty at Jaigarh port

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

Hiranandani Energy, the energy arm of Hiranandani Group, today said it has commenced the construction work of jetty for the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) project at the Jaigarh ...

FEB 28 2017

Bring natural gas under GST fold: BC Tripathi, CMD GAIL

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

Chairman of Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), B C Tripathi on Monday sought waiver off customs duty on LNG and raised his decibel for bringing in “natural gas” into GST fold, ...

FEB 28 2017

Indias crude oil import bill expected to rise by 12.5 per cent to $72 billion current fiscal

  • Bilal Abdi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

India’s crude oil import bill is expected to increase by 12.5 percent to $72 billion in the current financial year (2016-17), according to Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC), the ...

FEB 28 2017

Indias natural gas production growth at 30 months-high

  • Bilal Abdi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

India produced 2,738 million standard cubic meter (mmscm) of natural gas in January 2017, registering a growth of 12 per cent over the same month last fiscal. Nothing unusual about it, expect that ...

FEB 28 2017

Buzz on HPC becoming part of ONGC

  • Jyoti Mukul, Business Standard / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

There are unconfirmed reports that the government might ask Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to acquire Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPC), as part of an earlier stated aim to create a ...

FEB 28 2017

Adani Enterprises plans ship-fuelling business expansion

  • Jyotika Sood, Live Mint / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

Adani Group plans to expand its share in the ship-fuelling market by leveraging the ports it has on India’s east and west coast. The idea is to use its ports to fuel the ships ...

FEB 28 2017

Odisha withdraws VAT relief for Indian Oils Paradeep refinery

  • Gireesh Chandra Prasad, Live Mint / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

The Odisha government has withdrawn a promised 11-year value added tax (VAT) break to Indian Oil Corp.’s Paradeep refinery, saying the incentive affects the state’s revenue ...

FEB 28 2017

Villagers to intensify stir against ONGC project in Neduvasal in TN

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Chennai, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

Over the last one week, the village in Pudukottai district, the centre of the contract area for small fields exploration and prospecting for hydrocarbon, has become the hub for demonstrations ...

FEB 28 2017

Petroleum Ministry seeks to allay fears

  • Special Correspondent, The Hindu / 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on Monday issued a statement reassuring that the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) activities undertaken in the country follow ...

FEB 28 2017

Oil exploration in TN strictly within norms, clarifies Centre

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has said that oil and gas exploration and production (E&O) at domestic small fields will be as per established practices. The statement is ...

FEB 28 2017

IOC plant fined for underweight cylinders

  • Staff Reporter, The Hindu / 28th February 2017 Published on : 28th February 2017
  • Created:Tue 28th FEB 2017

The Legal Metrology Department has slapped a fine of Rs. 7.5 lakh on the Indian Oil Corporation’s LPG cylinder bottling plant at Udayamperoor for underweight gas cylinders. The ...