Power & Energy News Monthly Archive September 2018

SEP 28 2018

ISA can help Indian firms build solar projects in Africa: RK Singh

  • Anupam Chatterjee, Financial Express /New Delhi, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  Indian companies can use their experience of setting up off-grid solar power plants in the country to emulate the same in Africa through the International ...

SEP 28 2018

Spot power tariff climbs to 9-year high of Rs 15.37 at IEX

  • PTI, Financial Express /New Delhi, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  Spot power price touched over nine-year high of Rs 15.37 per unit in the day ahead market (DAM) on Indian Energy Exchange for supply on Friday, mainly on account of higher demand. ...

SEP 28 2018

Government asks PSU power companies to secure more mines to ramp up electricity generation

  • PTI, Financial Express /Noida, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  Power Minister R K Singh Thursday asked state-owned energy producers like NTPC and DVC to secure more coal mines to augment electricity generation as thermal power will continue to ...

SEP 28 2018

Marwa power plant gets out-of-the-way coal supplies, hurts private producers

  • ANi , ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  Discriminatory supply of coal to the Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Company-run Marwa thermal plant by Coal India's South Eastern Coalfields Ltd (SECL), is hurting the sector, ...

SEP 28 2018

Coal India to commission 18 new washeries by December 2020

  • Ayush Kumar , ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  State-run miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) is planning to construct 18 new washeries by 2020 including nine for processing of coking and the other nine for meant for non-coking ...

SEP 28 2018

Officers of CIL subsidiaries demonstrate against pay anomalies

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld /Kolkata, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  Officers of different Coal India Ltd subsidiaries on Wednesday staged a demonstration in front of the mining major's headquarters here to press for wage-related ...

SEP 28 2018

MCL sets target of producing 162.5 mt coal during 2018-19: CMD

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld / 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has set a target of 162.5 million tonne coal production during the current fiscal, the company CMD R R Mishra said.   This ...

SEP 28 2018

Why oil is going to remain Indias most difficult conundrum in times to come

  • Bilal Abdi , ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  India’s heavy reliance on fossil fuels, especially crude oil, to meet its every growing energy needs will continue to be a difficult conundrum for the country for at least two ...

SEP 28 2018

Haryana government inks pact with Indian Oil Corporation to set up bio-CNG plants

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld /Chandigath, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  The Haryana government Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) for setting up bio-CNG plants based on paddy straw and other agri-waste in ...

SEP 28 2018

Iran's foreign minister says India to continue economic cooperation, oil imports

  • Reuters , ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  Iran's Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that India is committed to continuing economic cooperation and the import of oil from Iran, video news agency ANI, a ...

SEP 28 2018

India looking for investors to back strategic oil reserves: Executive

  • Reuters , ETEnergyWorld /Singapore, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  India will start international road shows next month seeking potential investors for the second phase of its strategic oil reserves estimated to cost nearly $2 billion, the head of ...

SEP 28 2018

OMCs to try direct $ buys from RBI

  • Saurabh Kumar , Financial Express /New Delhi, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  India is exploring a tried-and-tested option of opening a window for oil marketing companies (OMCs) to buy US dollars directly from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in order to ...

SEP 28 2018

Tata Power to set up EV charging stations for HPCL

  • Our Bureau , The Hindu Business Line /Mumbai, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  Tata Power and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) have announced signing an agreement for setting up commercial-scale EV charging stations at HPCL retail outlets and other ...

SEP 28 2018

Indian electric vehicle start-up gets angel funding to bolster leadership status

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld /Bengaluru, 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  Electric vehicle start-up Strom Motors (E14 Technologies Pvt Ltd) on Thursday said it has secured angel funding from Indian Angel Network (IAN).   The ...

SEP 28 2018

Shared mobility, urban logistics to drive EV volumes in India: Continental AG

  • Pritish Raj , ETEnergyWorld / 28th September 2018 Published on : 28th September 2018
  • Created:Fri 28th SEP 2018

  In an exclusive interaction with ETAuto, Anil Yadav, Head of Region Asia, Business Unit Hybrid Electric Vehicle, Powertrain Division, Continental AG, talks about how shared mobility ...

SEP 26 2018

EESL eyes e-cars that can run 200 km on one charge

  • Rahul Wadke, The HinduBusinessLine /Mumbai, 26th September 2018 Published on : 26th September 2018
  • Created:Wed 26th SEP 2018

  Energy Efficiency Service Ltd (EESL) of the Power Ministry is exploring the option of procuring throug its tenders electric cars capable of running 200 km on a single charge, said ...

SEP 26 2018

Iran Oil: India explores reviving the rupee-rial mechanism for payments

  • Huma Siddiqui, Financial Express / 26th September 2018 Published on : 26th September 2018
  • Created:Wed 26th SEP 2018

  India continues to work on a waiver from the US to continue its oil trade with Iran. However, future crude purchase agreements would be tied only after December as New Delhi is ...

SEP 26 2018

BPCL, HPCL, IOC shares down over 2% as crude hits fresh 4-year high

  • ETMarkets.com, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 26th September 2018 Published on : 26th September 2018
  • Created:Wed 26th SEP 2018

  Shares of oil market companies were trading lower on Tuesday after brent crude oil prices hit a fresh four-year high amid looming US sanctions against Iran and an apparent ...

SEP 26 2018

India eases oil import rules as it seeks to cut costs

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 26th September 2018 Published on : 26th September 2018
  • Created:Wed 26th SEP 2018

  India has for the first time allowed state refiners to buy 35 percent of their oil imports in tankers arranged by the seller, a document reviewed by Reuters showed, enabling them to ...

SEP 26 2018

India is said to cut imports of Iranian oil to zero in November

  • Bloomberg, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 26th September 2018 Published on : 26th September 2018
  • Created:Wed 26th SEP 2018

  India is not planning to buy any crude oil from Iran in November, raising the prospect that Tehran will lose another major customer as U.S. sanctions ...