Power & Energy News Monthly Archive June 2018

JUN 29 2018

Hyundai plans to roll out electric vehicles from Chennai plant

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  South Korean auto major Hyundai plans to roll out electric vehicles (EVs) from its plant in India, which is set to become one of its global regional headquarters with more ...

JUN 29 2018

BP acquisition of chargemaster may benefit Indian EV market

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  Energy giant BP has acquired Chargemaster, UK’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging company, which analysts say can have implications for the fledgling Indian EV market ...

JUN 29 2018

KSRTC's electric bus completes four-day trial successfully in Kochi

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Kochi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  KSRTC's electric bus, which completed a four-day trial run in Kochi, left for Kozhikode on Wednesday. The transport corporation, which introduced the bus on Saturday, said the trial ...

JUN 29 2018

Charging stations for electric cars may be considered CSR activity

  • Malyaban Ghosh, Live Mint / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  Expenses incurred by manufacturing companies in setting up charging stations for electric vehicles across the country should be considered an activity within the ambit of corporate ...

JUN 29 2018

Audi plans to rollout powerful EV for Indian market by 2020

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Ahmedabad, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  While launching the petrol variant of popular Q5 model, Audi India chief hinted at a much powerful electric vehicle (EV) to be brought from Audi's stable for Indian market in ...

JUN 29 2018

Charging ahead: Getting Indian cities electric-vehicle ready

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

   Half of the world’s population currently lives in cities, and this is expected to go up to 66% by 2050. By that time, 60%  of India’s population will be ...

JUN 29 2018

India rethinks decision to split up gas utility Gail Limited

  • Reuters, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  India is working on plans to enable gas utility GAIL to keep its marketing and pipeline operations separate without breaking up the company, India’s oil minister said on ...

JUN 29 2018

LNG may fuel a boom in Gujarats ports

  • Rutam Vora, The Hindu Business Line / Ahmedabad, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  Riding on a high growth trajectory, Gujarat’s ports sector is set to undergo a major transformation with surging demand for imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the ...

JUN 29 2018

IndiatoUS:Will take steps on energy security

  • PTI, Live Mint / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  As the US piles up pressure on countries to cut oil imports from Iran by 4 November, India on Thursday said it will take all necessary steps including engagements with relevant ...

JUN 29 2018

CM Devendra Fadnavis responds to Uddhav Thackeray snub, says Maharashtra lucky to get refinery project

  • Prafulla Marpakwar, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  CM Devendra Fadnavis appears to be on a course of confrontation with Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray over the Rs3 lakh crore Nanar refinery project in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg ...

JUN 29 2018

India braces for life without Iran oil, mulls Plan B

  • Sanjay Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  India appears to be bracing for life without Iranian oil and preparing Plan B after the US administration under President Donald Trump has declared zero tolerance against any ...

JUN 29 2018

Exclusive: India preparing for cut in oil imports from Iran sources

  • Nidhi Verma, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  India's oil ministry has asked refiners to prepare for a 'drastic reduction or zero' imports of Iranian oil from November, two industry sources said, the first sign that New Delhi ...

JUN 29 2018

India rethinks decision to split up gas utility GAIL

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  India is working on plans to enable gas utility GAIL to keep its marketing and pipeline operations separate without breaking up the company, India's oil minister said on ...

JUN 29 2018

Enough power in grid to avoid blackouts: NTPC

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  While the Delhi government has raised an alarm over an imminent power crisis in the capital due to depleting coal reserves, sources in the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) ...

JUN 29 2018

No shortage of coal rakes in Delhi, say railway officials

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  Indian Railway officials on Thursday clarified that rakes of coal in Delhi are not a problem and there is no shortage of the same. The statement came after Delhi's Power ...

JUN 29 2018

Decision on Iran imports to be based on Indias interests, says Oil Minister

  • Rachita Prasad, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  India will take a call on its imports from Iran based on its own interest and not under pressure, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday, responding to the US call to cut ...

JUN 29 2018

Green certificates sales down 32 per cent on power exchanges in June

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  Sale of renewable energy certificates has declined by about 32 per cent to 8.96 lakh in June on Indian Energy Exchange and Power Exchange India Ltd as compared to 13.15 lakh in May ...

JUN 29 2018

Rail Min in touch with Coal Min, power utilities to ensure coal availability at plants

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  The railway ministry is maintaining close coordination with the coal ministry and other state agencies to ensure adequate availability of dry fuel at power plants, an official ...

JUN 29 2018

Kalpataru Power bags new orders worth 1,235 cr

  • PTI, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) today said it has secured new orders worth 1,235 crore. These include order for railway infrastructure construction from Bangladesh ...

JUN 29 2018

Brookfield to sharpen focus on renewable energy sector in India

  • Swaraj Singh Dhanjal, Live Mint / Mumbai, 29th June 2018 Published on : 29th June 2018
  • Created:Fri 29th JUN 2018

  Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is looking to increase its focus on renewable energy in India, said two people aware of the firm’s plans, on the condition of ...