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JUL 16 2018

Microgrids: Small steps can make a big impact

  • Anupam Chatterjee, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

In the public discourse over providing power to every household by December, 2018, inadequate attention has been paid to microgrids, though they are vital for the success of the government’s ...

JUL 16 2018

ACME bags another 600 MW at 2.44 a unit in SECIs latest auction

  • Ksenia Kondratieva, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  ACME Solar has once again emerged the lowest bidder at 2.44 a unit in the reverse auction of Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)-connected solar projects conducted by the Solar ...

JUL 16 2018

Greenko, others in talks for Equiss India hydropower assets

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  Greenko Group and overseas electric utilities are in separate talks with Equis Pte Ltd to acquire its Indian hydroelectric assets valued at around 2,700 crore, two people aware of ...

JUL 16 2018

South Western railway gets solar plant for workshop

  • Source : TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Margao, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  The South Western Railway (SWR) recently commissioned a 999kW capacity rooftop solar power plant at its carriage repair workshop at Hubbali, Karnataka. With the commissioning of the ...

JUL 16 2018

Hybrid power unit set up at Vidyut Bhavan in Patna

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Patna, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  The South Western Railway (SWR) recently commissioned a 999kW capacity rooftop solar power plant at its carriage repair workshop at Hubbali, Karnataka. With the commissioning of the ...

JUL 16 2018

Gujarat's MS University chalks out roadmap for solar rooftop plants

  • Prashant Rupera, ETEnergyWorld / Vadodara, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

Gujarat government’s decision to allocate Rs 1.14 crore from Department of Climate Change has acted like a shot in the arm of M S University. The university is all set to adopt major green ...

JUL 16 2018

DMRC to get green power from Rewa solar plant in two months

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will start getting green power from the Madhya Pradesh-based Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Ltd (RUMSL) in the next two months, the first project in ...

JUL 16 2018

Extra tariff enough penalty for power misuse: Delhi electricity regulator

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has said that levying a temporary surcharge in cases of unauthorised usage of electricity would amount to double penalty for ...

JUL 16 2018

Maharashtra govt to spend Rs 7,300 crore on repair of electricity poles

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  The Maharashtra government has prepared a plan to repair the electricity poles, wires and other systems at a cost of Rs 7,300 crore, Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has ...

JUL 16 2018

Puducherry's power tariff less compared to other States: Minister

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Pyundecherry, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  Puducherry's Minister of Agriculture R Kamalakannan on Friday said the power tariff in the union territory was lesser than that levied in the southern States of Kerala, Andhra ...

JUL 16 2018

Assam CM hands over Barak Valley coal scam to CBI Guwahati

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Guwahati, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today decided to hand over the probe of coal scam in the Barak Valley to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). "The Government ...

JUL 16 2018

Revamp of coal auction rules: Business-friendly reforms on cards

  • Sarita Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  The coal sector is poised for a round of business-friendly reforms after being opened up for private commercial mining. An high-power committee, headed by former Central ...

JUL 16 2018

NGOs hail Nippon Life for dropping coal power plants' finance

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  With Japan's Nippon Life Insurance Company purporting to restrict new finance for coal plant projects regardless of their location, a group of environmental NGOs and experts on ...

JUL 16 2018

Enforcement Directorate chargesheets Naveen Jindal, others in coal block allocation case

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday said it has filed a chargesheet against industrialist Naveen Jindal, a former Lok Sabha MP, his company Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and ...

JUL 16 2018

Natural gas, ATF in GST this week?

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  The all-powerful GST Council may this week consider bringing jet fuel (ATF) and natural gas under GST ambit but tax slab is acting as a deterrent, people familiar with the matter ...

JUL 16 2018

Reliance vs PSUs: Battle for ATF pipelines in Mumbai hots up

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  The battle over lucrative pipelines supplying jet fuel to Mumbai airport is hotting up with a powerful formation of Reliance Industries and private airlines Jet Airways and Emirates ...

JUL 16 2018

ONGC to be taken on board for rerouting gas pipelines passing from Surat airport

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Surat, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  The state government and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) have jointly decided to take the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) on board to work out a solution to reroute or ...

JUL 16 2018

LPG subsidy to be replaced? Niti Aayog working on fresh proposal Check details

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 16th July 2018 Published on : 16th July 2018
  • Created:Mon 16th JUL 2018

  Government think tank Niti Aayog is working on a proposal to replace LPG subsidy with cooking subsidy in order to extend the benefits to people using piped natural gas and biofuels ...

JUL 12 2018

PNG licence auction for 86 areas sees 400+ bids

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 12th July 2018 Published on : 12th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 12th JUL 2018

  More than 400 bids have been received for licences to retail natural gas in 86 geographical areas in an auction that closed on Tuesday, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory ...

JUL 12 2018

Tronx Motors launches Electric Bike for Rs 49,999

  • V Rishi Kumar, The Hindu Business Line / Hyderabad, 12th July 2018 Published on : 12th July 2018
  • Created:Thu 12th JUL 2018

  Tronx Motors, a Smartron company, has launched a smart crossover electric bike, Tronx One priced at Rs 49,999. Tronx Motors, earlier known as Volta Motors, was founded to ...