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JAN 20 2017

Decision on power tariff hike in a fortnight

  • S. R. Praveen, The Hindu / Thiruvananthpuram, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) is expected to arrive at a decision on power tariff hike within a fortnight.  KSERC Chairman T.M. Manoharan told The Hindu ...

JAN 20 2017

Orient Green, IL&FS; Wind mull wind power assets merger

  • Swaraj Singh Dhanjal, Live Mint / Mumbai, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

Renewable energy firm Orient Green Power Co. Ltd (OGPL) said on Thursday it was evaluating a merger of its wind power business with IL&FS Wind Energy.  The merger of the wind ...

JAN 20 2017

Power discom reform: Centre to float mega tender for smart meters

  • Shreya Jai, Business Standard / New Delhi, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

With 21 states now agreeing to go along with the Ujjwal Discoms Assurance Yojana (UDAY), the scheme to rescue the finances of electricity distribution companies (discoms), the Union ministry of ...

JAN 20 2017

Electrical products maker Havells set to enter personal care space next month

  • ET Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

The Noida-based makers of electrical products Havells is venturing into electronic personal care category next month and undertaking a feasibility study to enter into water purifiers to expand its ...

JAN 20 2017

World Bank sanctions Rs 1,376 crore for Tripura power upgradation

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Agartala, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

The World Bank has sanctioned Rs 1,376 crore for complete upgradations and improvement of the power system network in the State, Power Minister Manik Dey said today.  "The total ...

JAN 20 2017

Indus Net Technologies & E-Cube Energy floats JV for energy management services

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

Indus Net Technologies, an IT service company and E-Cube Energy, a Kolkata-based energy data analytics solutions provider have set up a joint venture company, EnergyTech Ventures that would ...

JAN 20 2017

Cars vandalised, roads blocked as Bengal power grid stir intensifies

  • Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

Protesters damaged cars and continued road blockades on Wednesday in several villages of West Bengal's Bhangar II block, the scene of large-scale violence since Monday over "forcible" land ...

JAN 20 2017

Kerala's power usage nears 64 MU per day

  • B. S. Anilkumar, ETEnergyWorld / Thiruvananthpuram, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

The state government, according to sources has given a clear indication to Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) that it need not to embrace more financial liabilities in its efforts to ensure ...

JAN 20 2017

India as a solar power bright spot helps fill Japan, China slowdown

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

India may be a bright spot for global solar markets this year as it adds capacity at a record pace, becoming one of the top regions for panel producers struggling with rock-bottom ...

JAN 20 2017

Over 300 LPG cylinders found stocked in village community hall

  • Staff Reporter, The Hindu / Bhubaneshwar, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

Days after raids were conducted by the Odisha Vigilance on gas agencies including one belonging to the elder brother of Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, a few hundred ...

JAN 20 2017

With GAIL board set to consider bonus issue, scrip at 2-year high

  • Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Chennai, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

The stock of GAIL (India) recorded a new two-and-a-half-year high on Thursday after the company said its board would be meeting next week to consider issuance of bonus shares and ...

JAN 20 2017

Cashless discounts: Fuel retailers may ask govt for compensation

  • Kalpana Pathak, Live Mint / Mumbai, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

State-owned fuel retailers are planning to approach the government to compensate them for their losses while giving a 0.75% discount for cashless payments, two people aware of the matter ...

JAN 20 2017

Piped cooking gas in PM's constituency Varanasi by March next year

  • Sanjeev Choudhary, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

People in Varanasi, the Parliament constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will start getting piped cooking gas by March next year, about nine months ahead of the proposed Jagdishpur-Haldia ...

JAN 20 2017

Union Budget 2017-18: FICCI questions domestic gas price formula, seeks import parity.

  • Sudheer Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

Ahead of the Union Budget 2017-18, the domestic oil and gas industry has flagged concerns over India’s natural gas pricing formula arguing the gas price is lower than levels required to ...

JAN 20 2017

Accident at ONGC oil well in Kadi; 1 dead, four injured

  • Bureau, ETEnergyWorld / Palanpur, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

One person died and four others were injured following an accident during drilling of oil well near Chalasan village in Kadi taluka of Mehsana on Thursday.  The deceased, identified ...

JAN 20 2017

ONGC promotes energy conservation awareness programme 'Saksham 2017'

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) embarked a month-long oil and gas conservation campaign, christened as Saksham, in its Corporate Office, as well a work centers across the ...

JAN 20 2017

Impartial work on UPA's LPG scheme fuels BJP's rise in Uttar Pradesh

  • Ravish Tiwari, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 20th January 2017 Published on : 20th January 2017
  • Created:Fri 20th JAN 2017

Another UPA government effort leveraged by Narendra Modi government appeared creating ripples for its impartial implementation in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh. ET’s tour of eastern UP recently ...

JAN 19 2017

Petrol pumps to remain closed on January 23

  • Staff Reporter, The Hindu / Kochi, 19th January 2017 Published on : 19th January 2017
  • Created:Thu 19th JAN 2017

The All Kerala Federation of Petroleum Traders has called for a 24-hour shut down of petrol pumps across the State on January 23. The State executive committee of the federation has ...

JAN 19 2017

Saudi Arabia's oil giant likely to set up crude refinery in Andhra Pradesh

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Amaravati, 19th January 2017 Published on : 19th January 2017
  • Created:Thu 19th JAN 2017

Global giant in the oil sector, Saudi Aramco has hinted at setting up a refinery in Andhra Pradesh. The Saudi Arabian oil major also evinced interest in turning coastal Andhra Pradesh as ...

JAN 19 2017

India, China to fuel demand for natural resources, says Saudi energy minister

  • John Sarkar, ETEnergyWorld / Abu Dhabi, 19th January 2017 Published on : 19th January 2017
  • Created:Thu 19th JAN 2017

India is set to play a bigger role in shaping the energy policies of the Middle East due to its growing hunger for oil. Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih, during the 2017 Abu Dhabi ...