Power & Energy News Monthly Archive April 2018

APR 25 2018

Adani Transmission ties up Rs 13,250 crore of funds to buy Reliance Infrastructure assets

  • Vikas Shrivastava, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  Gautam Adani-led Adani Transmission has achieved financial closure for the purchase of Reliance Infrastructure’s power generation and distribution business in Mumbai. People ...

APR 25 2018

More power to the State: 1,200 MW to be added by 2019-20

  • R. Srikanth, The Hindu / Chennai, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) is executing a number of supercritical thermal power projects in the State with a few plants expected to be ...

APR 25 2018

Indias safeguard duty on solar cells faces criticism at WTO

  • Sidhartha, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  India’s decision to impose safeguard duty on imported solar cells drew criticism from the European Union and Japan at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Monday, with the ...

APR 25 2018

Oil minister Pradhan attends ONGC Solar Chulha Challenge

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday attended the 'ONGC Solar Chulha Challenge' exhibition, aimed at developing cost-effective and efficient solar power stove ...

APR 25 2018

J-K Cabinet approves setting up of JK Renewable Energy Corporation

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Jammu, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  The Jammu and Kashmir cabinet today approved setting up of Jammu and Kashmir Renewable Energy Corporation.  The decision was taken at the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief ...

APR 25 2018

Electricity for all MP villages by October: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / Mandala(Madhya Pradesh), 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has claimed all villages in the state will be electrified by October and Rs 2 lakh crore spent on development of tribals in five ...

APR 25 2018

Residents sweat from unscheduled power outages in Chennai

  • B Sivakumar, ETEnergyWorld / Chennai, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  Daily power cuts have given residents in several parts of the city an unpleasant sneak peek at what is in store this summer, with bottlenecks in distribution taking a toll despite ...

APR 25 2018

Enforcement Directorate attaches property worth Rs 1,122 crore of Diamond Power

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached property worth Rs 1,122 crore belonging to Vadodara-based DPIL firm in connection with a Rs 2,654.40 crore bank fraud ...

APR 25 2018

SunSource Energy to install 2.5 MW solar plant at Jamia Millia University

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  Solar project developer SunSource Energy today said it will set up a 2.5 MW solar rooftop at Jamia Millia Islamia University, which would help the institution save around Rs 1 crore ...

APR 25 2018

First growth in Indias natural gas production in six years

  • Bilal Abdi, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  India’s natural gas production grew for the first time in six years in 2017-18. Gas output grew 2.35 per cent to 32,649 Million Standard Cubic Meter (MMSCM) primarily due to ...

APR 25 2018

Clear CNG distribution, says NGT to West Bengal cabinet

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench, on Tuesday directed the West Bengal cabinet to reconsider its decision on the introduction of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) or ...

APR 25 2018

MG Motor begins test-driving EVs in India

  • Arushi Kotecha, Live Mint / Mumbai, 25th April 2018 Published on : 25th April 2018
  • Created:Wed 25th APR 2018

  Morris Garages (MG) Motor India Pvt. Ltd, the local unit of the iconic British car maker that is now owned by China’s SAIC Motor Corp. Ltd, is testing two electric vehicles ...

APR 24 2018

'Haryana to reduce power tariff for MSMEs'

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Chandigarh, 24th April 2018 Published on : 24th April 2018
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2018

  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said power tariff will be reduced for small and medium enterprises having connection below 20 kilowatt, according to a senior member ...

APR 24 2018

Power litigation financial burden on Punjab: CII North Chairman

  • Prashant Krar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 24th April 2018 Published on : 24th April 2018
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2018

  While raising concern over the prolonged litigation between Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) and Punjab State Electricity Regulatory Commission (PSERC) over cases ...

APR 24 2018

SC seeks report on compliance of safety features of Kudankulam n-plant

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 24th April 2018 Published on : 24th April 2018
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2018

  The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to file an affidavit indicating the progress made on safety features of Kudankulam Nuclear Power ...

APR 24 2018

Power up: Will our future be bright?

  • B Sivakumar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi , 24th April 2018 Published on : 24th April 2018
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2018

  It’s 8pm as Anthony Mariadas settles in after his day’s work to listen to the news, the light bulb slowly goes dim, brightens for a few seconds and then goes kaput. The ...

APR 24 2018

NuPower Renewables's plan to sell arm to AMW did not materialize

  • Dev Chatterjee, Business Standard / Mumbai, 24th April 2018 Published on : 24th April 2018
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2018

  The plan of Deepak Kochhar’s company NuPower Renewables to sell off its subsidiary Nupower Technologies to A-One Parts & Services, a company promoted by Aniruddha Bhuwalka ...

APR 24 2018

Tata Power, Adani, ReNew Power jostle for space in Odisha to set up units

  • Nirmalya Behera, Business Standard / Bhubaneshwar, 24th April 2018 Published on : 24th April 2018
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2018

  Solar energy majors are making a beeline for putting up units in Odisha after Gridco, the state's bulk power trader, invited bids to select 200-Mw of grid-connected solar power ...

APR 24 2018

Edelweiss, Kotak may buy Avanthas Rs4,300 crore debt

  • Deborshi Chaki, Live Mint / Mumbai, 24th April 2018 Published on : 24th April 2018
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2018

  Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Co. and Kotak group company Phoenix ARC Pvt. Ltd are the top contenders to buy Rs4,300 crore of debt of Jhabua Power Ltd (JPL)—a unit of Avantha ...

APR 24 2018

Panasonic unveils its Off-grid Solutions Project

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 24th April 2018 Published on : 24th April 2018
  • Created:Tue 24th APR 2018

  Panasonic Corporation on Monday announced the launch of a project for people living in off-grid areas that combine educational activities to promote understanding of electricity and ...