Power & Energy News Monthly Archive September 2018

SEP 04 2018

Solar-powered ferry between Aldona-Panaji

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  The water route between Aldona and Panaji will soon see a ferry boat that operates on solar energy, said PWD minister Ramkrishna Dhavalikar on Monday. The ferry will be able to ...

SEP 04 2018

Delhi, UP, 3 other states may face power disruption due to coal supply issues

  • Bureau, ETEnergyWorld , 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  Kolkata, Power supply to North India including Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal is vulnerable to disruptions as fuel supply to 4,200 mw of generation ...

SEP 04 2018

India conducts first LiDAR-based wind profiling to set up offshore farms

  • Aarushi Koundal, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  India has successfully conducted a first-of-its-kind LiDAR-based offshore wind profile measurement at the Gulf of Khambhat in Gujarat, the National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) ...

SEP 04 2018

Unique process to revolutionize solar power usage discovered

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  With researchers successfully splitting the water into hydrogen and oxygen by altering the photosynthesis machinery in plants, the quest of harnessing solar power in different ways ...

SEP 04 2018

Punjab: Solar rooftop panels for government buildings, schools, colleges in next phase

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Ludhiana, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  The MC is going to install rooftop solar panels at all government buildings and educational institutions in the second phase of the Smart City mission. Besides, a heritage walk will ...

SEP 04 2018

Solar tariffs set to rise on rupee depreciation, rising interest rates, safeguard duty

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  Solar power tariffs are facing upward pressure thanks to the latest Depreciation of the Rupee against the Dollar, imposition of safeguard duty and rising interest rate ...

SEP 04 2018

Punjab: Review old PSPCL rules, businessmen ask power minister

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Ludhiana, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  Miffed over no changes in the old polices of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) for years now, businessmen of the city have demanding that power minister Gurpreet ...

SEP 04 2018

Now MSEDCL consumers will not face shortage of electricity meters

  • Somit Sen, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited(MSEDCL), the state run power utility firm which supplies electricity to 2.5 crore consumers, has adequate meters to ...

SEP 04 2018

Jindal Steel & Power studies breakup as 42,000 crore of debt weighs

  • Swansy Afonso, Live Mint / Mumbai, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. is considering a breakup plan as part of a restructuring to help trim its 42,000 crore ($6 billion) debt pile and boost investor confidence in a ...

SEP 04 2018

Centre allows flexibility in power supplies to lower costs to consumers

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  Consumers can soon expect some relief every time they pay their electricity bills. The Ministry of Power has allowed a power generation company (Genco) to supply cheaper power from ...

SEP 04 2018

Relief in sight for Adani, Tata and Essars Gujarat power projects

  • Ksenia Kondratieva, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  The end appears to be in sight for the issues plaguing the imported coal-based power plants in Gujarat owned by the Adanis, the Tatas and the Essar Group. The high-powered ...

SEP 04 2018

Reliance Power wants Andhra Pradesh government to scrap PPA on power project

  • PTI, The Financial Express / Hydrabad, 4th September 2018 Published on : 4th September 2018
  • Created:Tue 04th SEP 2018

  Coastal Andhra Power Limited (CAPL), a subsidiary of Reliance Power Limited, has written a letter to the Andhra Pradesh government requesting it to cancel the power purchase ...