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NOV 16 2018

Are DISCOMS unsustainable? UDAY Portal Data shows the average AT&C Losses at 25.41%

  • Lekha Chakraborty , Financial Express / 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  India launched the Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) with an objective of ‘power for all’ in November, 2015. The states have been joining this scheme at varied ...

NOV 16 2018

Sterlite Power expects renewable energy to boost private participation as tussle over project allocations continues

  • FE Bureau , Financial Express / 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  Power transmission projects for connecting upcoming renewable energy capacities would take forward public-private-partnerships in the sector, Pratik Agarwal, CEO, Sterlite Power, ...

NOV 16 2018

Insolvency proceeding: JSW Steel bid for Bhushan Power is lenders top pick

  • Surya Sarathi Ray , Financial Express / 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  Lenders to Bhushan Power and Steel have zeroed in on JSW Steel as the most preferred bidder to take over the near-bankrupt company. The Sajjan Jindal-led steelmaker has offered to ...

NOV 16 2018

Tapping sunshine: Tata Power aims to grow solar rooftop business four-times in four years

  • Vikas Srivastava , Financial Express / 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  Tata Power Renewable Energy, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power Company, plans to grow its rooftop business four-fold to around 1,000 MW from present 250 MW in next three to ...

NOV 16 2018

Rise in diesel prices shifts load to coal-based power plants

  • FE Bureau , Financial Express / 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  Rise in diesel prices is driving power plants running on this fuel to lower their electricity generation levels. Electricity production from the 837 MW of diesel-run power plants ...

NOV 16 2018

Safeguard duty: NTPC, Acme clash over solar power tariffs

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran , ETEnergyWorld /Bengaluru, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  The imposition of safeguard duty on imported solar panels and modules has led to a clash over tariffs between NTPC and developer Acme Solar.   Acme Solar, which ...

NOV 16 2018

41% rise in renewable energy sourced by companies: RE100 report

  • IANS , ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  A dramatic upsurge in demand for renewable energy from ambitious multinational companies was now shifting markets away from fossil fuels in more than 140 markets worldwide, a RE100 ...

NOV 16 2018

Terms of 10 GW solar tender unlikely to be relaxed

  • Nishtha Saluja, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  The government is unlikely to relax the terms of a 10 GW solar tender linked with manufacturing of solar equipment and industry sources anticipate that the tender could be cancelled ...

NOV 16 2018

India offers renewable energy expertise to island nations

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  India is ready to share its expertise in renewable energy with small island nations, Union Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said on ...

NOV 16 2018

Solar power booming in Kochi

  • M K Sunil Kumar, ETEnergyWorld /Kochi, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  Solar power generation has gone up significantly in Kochi with many big firms switching over to solar energy. Kochi Metro, Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat), ...

NOV 16 2018

BSES Delhi discoms expect power demand to peak 4,800-Mw this winter

  • Sarita Singh, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  Delhi BSES discoms expect peak hour electricity demand to scale upto 4,800-Mw this winter and plan to buy short-term power from spot market in case of contingency. The discoms will ...

NOV 16 2018

Pollution: Thermal plants in Punjab, Haryana to meet 5pc of fuel demand from paddy stubble

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  The Centre and the state governments have agreed to make it mandatory for thermal power plants to meet 5 per cent of their fuel requirement from paddy stubble pellets in Punjab and ...

NOV 16 2018

Chandigarh to conduct audit of transmission and distribution losses

  • TNN , ETEnergyWorld /Chandigarh, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  The UT electricity department plans to conduct an energy audit of its transmission and distribution (T&D) system to identify and reduce its energy ...

NOV 16 2018

Energy conservation vital for world: Himachal Pradesh CM

  • Anand Bodh , ETEnergyWorld /Shimla, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that energy conservation was vital as without it, the world would deplete its natural resources and the humanity would have to depend on ...

NOV 16 2018

CM Chandrababu Naidu asks power firms to submit action plan for next 15 years

  • TNN , ETEnergyWorld /Vijayawada, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  Chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday directed power utilities to submit a comprehensive action plan to meet the power demand for the next 15 ...

NOV 16 2018

GEECL plans to exploit shale worth $2.78 billion at West Bengal block

  • Bilal Abidi, ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  London-listed Coal Bed Methane (CBM) producer Great Eastern Energy Corporation (GEECL) today announced a resource upgrade at its Raniganj (South) block in West Bengal saying it has ...

NOV 16 2018

Ghaziabad lifts construction ban, plants running on coal open

  • Abhijay Jha , ETEnergyWorld /Ghaziabad, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  The district administration on Thursday lifted the ban on construction activities in the city, in the light of improved air quality. The ban on coal and biomass-fuelled industries ...

NOV 16 2018

Pollution board plans complete ban on private cars except CNG ones in Delhi

  • ET Online , ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) has recommended emergency implementation of either the odd-even scheme or a complete ban on ...

NOV 16 2018

To meet divestment target: $2 billion share sale of ONGC, IOC & OIL in the pipeline

  • Sanjeev Choudhary , ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

  The government is considering a plan to sell shares worth $2 billion in Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), Indian Oil Corp (IOC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) to help meet this year’s ...

NOV 16 2018

Petrol price cut 18 paise, Diesel rates slashed by 16 paise per liter

  • ANI , ETEnergyWorld /New Delhi, 16th November 2018 Published on : 16th November 2018
  • Created:Fri 16th NOV 2018

   Fuel prices once again witnessed a decline on Friday in New Delhi and Mumbai owing to a reduction in the rates of crude oil.   In New Delhi, petrol is ...