Power & Energy News Monthly Archive July 2018

JUL 31 2018

Now, EESL starts distribution of energy efficient appliances via post offices

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Chandigarh, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) today said it has started distribution of energy efficient appliances through post offices of Punjab and Chandigarh. A pact was inked between the ...

JUL 31 2018

India's carbon-dioxide emissions will rise to 3.8-3.9 gigatonnes by 2030: Study

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  India's carbon-dioxide emission will rise to 3.8-3.9 gigatonnes by 2030 not 3.8-4.9 gigatonnes as was projected earlier, which is consistent with the Nationally Determined ...

JUL 31 2018

Highest UN environmental honour for Kochi airport

  • Krishna Kumar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has been selected for the champion of earth prize -2018, the highest environmental honour instituted by United Nations. CIAL is honoured ...

JUL 31 2018

More citizens opting for solar power, rainwater harvesting in Pune

  • Source :SarangDastane, ETEnergyWorld / Pune, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  More citizens are waking up to the green way of life. This was revealed in the environment status report for 2017-18 (ESR) released on Wednesday. The report stated that over 74,360 ...

JUL 31 2018

Residents claim headaches due to emissions from MRPL plant

  • ChetanMisquith, ETEnergyWorld / Mangaluru, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  Residents of Jokatte and neighbouring villages, around 12km from here, have been reeling from intense headaches and breathing air laced with chemical fumes for the past one ...

JUL 31 2018

Uttar Pradesh cancels July 10 solar auction on high tariff

  • DeepaJainani, The Financial Express / Lucknow, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  Stung by the high solar tariff of Rs 3.48 per unit at an auction for 1,000 MW, conducted by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) a fortnight back, ...

JUL 31 2018

To combat climate change, India comes up with first state energy efficiency index

  • UtpalBhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  In what will help India’s strategy for achieving its climate change commitments, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has come up with the country’s first state energy ...

JUL 31 2018

INNOVATION: Self-cleaning solar panels developed by Hyderabad-based ARCI

  • U Sudhakar Reddy, ETEnergyWorld / Hyderabad, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  In a shot in the arm for India's National Solar Mission, Hyderabad-based international Advanced Research Centre for Powder metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) has developed solar ...

JUL 31 2018

Future of automobile: Pratap Bose says e-cars will be silent and won't have an engine in the front

  • MaleevaRebello, ETEnergyWorld / 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  n a recent interaction with ET Panache, Pratap Bose, Head of design of Tata Motors, revealed what will go into designing of an electric car: “Currently, in India, ...

JUL 31 2018

OMCs make provisions for PMUY losses

  • Saurabh Kumar, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) classified a section of loans provided to beneficiaries of the Pradhan MantriUjjwalaYojana (PMUY) in FY18 as ‘doubtful’ as ...

JUL 31 2018

Heartburn for ONGC: For HPCL, majority owner is still the President of India with 0% stake

  • PrasantaSahu, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

    Though oil refiner-retailer Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) was taken over by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in January this year, the former is yet to ...

JUL 31 2018

India to US: Sanctions against Iran oil imports will have a ripple effect on energy value chain

  • Twesh Mishra, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  India’s negotiating skills are being put to test as it continues to convince the US that if Washington goes after oil exports from Iran, the ripple effect will be felt on the ...

JUL 31 2018

India to launch second oil and gas field auction on August 9

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  The government plans to launch the auction of 60 oil and gas fields being offered in the second round of bidding for Discovered Small Field (DSF) on August 9, regulator DGH ...

JUL 31 2018

Government taking steps to ease crude oil import cost: Dharmendra Pradhan

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  The Government is taking various measures, including focusing on biofuels, to ease the cost of crude oil import, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today. He told the ...

JUL 31 2018

Coal ministry to allocate 27 more mines to sectors including steel, cement

  • Source :PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  The coal ministry said today that it has issued directions to Nominated Authority to allocate 27 more mines to sectors including steel and cement. Under Coal Mines Special Provision ...

JUL 31 2018

BEML, HEC sign MoU for collaborative manufacturing, supply

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  BEML and Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) on Monday signed anMoU to manufacture and supply products to cater to the needs of the mining industry. The two engineering majors, ...

JUL 31 2018

Good monsoon lifts power production in Karnataka

  • Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  It’s good news pouring in on the power front. The heavy outflow from KrishnarajaSagar Reservoir (KRS) and Kabini has increased the power production at SeshadriIyer power ...

JUL 31 2018

GUVNL invites bids to procure 1,000 Mw power on short-term basis

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  Faced with reduced supply of electricity by private sector companies under power purchase agreements (PPAs), state-run Gujarat UrjaVikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has invited bids to ...

JUL 31 2018

Low tariffs in renewable energy auctions may pose risk for future projects: IEA

  • Source :Ankush Kumar, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  Low power prices discovered in recent auctions of renewable energy projects may pose a risk for development of future projects in India, Paris-based International Energy Agency ...

JUL 31 2018

Karnataka tops renewable energy installation

  • SangameshMenasinakaj, ETEnergyWorld / Hubbali, 31st July 2018 Published on : 31st July 2018
  • Created:Tue 31st JUL 2018

  Karnataka has emerged as top state in installing renewable energy overtaking Tamil Nadu, which had long been India’s top renewable energy performer. ...