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AUG 22 2017

Boost clean energy, reduce emission or see economy dip: Piyush Goyal

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  Power Minister Piyush Goyal today underlined the importance of quickening efforts to promote clean energy and reduce greenhouse gas emission failing which the global economy will ...

AUG 22 2017

Is the draft national energy policy actionable?

  • Sahil Ali, Live Mint / New Delhi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  One cannot envy the task given to the NITI Aayog to produce a National Energy Policy (NEP). Almost all projections for future energy needs, worldwide, have not panned out, as this ...

AUG 22 2017

Street lighting programme lights up 50,000 km of roads

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  The Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) has led to the illumination of 50,000 km of Indian roads with installation of 30 lakh LED street lights across the ...

AUG 22 2017

Amaravati to be an energy-efficient capital city, says principal secretary

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Vishakhapatanam, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  The state government is committed to develop Amaravati as one of the most energy-efficient cities in the country, said state energy principal secretary Ajay Jain. Speaking ...

AUG 22 2017

EESL to sign MoU with Malaysian counterpart to replicate UJALA scheme in Malaysia

  • Anisha Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  Following the successful implementation of the Indian government’s Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All (UJALA) in UK, the Malaysian government has now ...

AUG 22 2017

Climate change costs India $10 billion every year: Government

  • Vishwa Mohan, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  Extreme weather events are costing India $9-10 billion annually and climate change is projected to impact agricultural productivity with increasing severity from 2020 to the end of ...

AUG 22 2017

Decarbonise, decentralize and digitize energy sector for full benefits: Piyush Goyal

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, on Monday said India and the rest of the world need to focus on the "common ...

AUG 22 2017

Declining air quality due to greenhouse gases biggest global challenge: Goyal

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  Checking the rapid decline in environment quality caused by increasing greenhouse gas emissions globally has perhaps become the most important challenge for humanity, Power Minister ...

AUG 22 2017

Ruias shave off 67 per cent of Rs 1.05 trillion group debt with EOL sale

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  The Essar Group, one of the most indebted conglomerates in the country, has decided to pare as much as 67 per cent of its consolidated debt of Rs 1.05 trillion from the proceeds of ...

AUG 22 2017

Petchem miss and US LNG worries weigh on GAIL stock

  • Pallavi Pengonda, Live Mint / 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  After outperforming the benchmark Sensex initially this fiscal year, GAIL (India) Ltd’s shares have underperformed in recent months. Blame it on subdued oil and commodity ...

AUG 22 2017

MRPL to open eight retail outlets by March end

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Mangaluru, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) is planning to open at least eight retail outlets by the end of this financial year. Addressing presspersons after the 29th ...

AUG 22 2017

Essar says Rosneft deal non-compete clause only for 3 years, not forever

  • PTI, Live Mint / Mumbai, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  The Russian oil giant Rosneft, which on Monday completed a $ 2.9 billion takeover of Essar Oil Ltd (EOL) along with a consortium of investors, said the transaction involves a ...

AUG 22 2017

Kochi Refinery IREP project in final stage

  • Special Correspondent, ETEnergyWorld / Kochi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  The commissioning activities of the Integrated Refinery Expansion Project (IREP) of BPCL Kochi Refinery, aimed at producing eco-friendly petrol and diesel conforming to Bharat Stage ...

AUG 22 2017

GAIL: land handover work on

  • Mohamed Nazeer, The Hindu / Kannur, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  Steps to hand over the stretches of land for laying gas pipeline in the north Malabar region, under the Kochi-Koottanad-Bengaluru-Mangaluru Pipeline project of GAIL (India) Ltd, to ...

AUG 22 2017

Yet another ONGC pipeline leakage in E. Godavari

  • Special Correspondent, The Hindu / Sakhinetipalli, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  A leak was reported from the gas pipeline from the Kesavadasupalem well-4 in the Sakhinetipalli mandal of East Godavari on Monday. The leak was capped by afternoon after the ...

AUG 22 2017

Essar Oil owes Indian banks Rs 40,000 cr, but company to pay back just Rs 4,000 cr to lenders; check out justification

  • Shubhra Tandon, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  Indian banks will be repaid only Rs 4,000 crore or $600 million of the repayments of Rs 36,000 crore ($5.6 billion) that the Essar Group intends to make to lenders following the ...

AUG 22 2017

ONGC board approves HPCL takeover of 51.11 per cent stake

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  The board of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) today gave ‘in-principle’ approval to acquire government’s 51.11 per cent stake in Hindustan Petroleum ...

AUG 22 2017

Rosneft: Essar Oil deal bans Ruias from re-entering oil refining, retailing for ever

  • PTI, The Financial Express / Mumbai, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  Asserting that only commercial considerations were the sole driving factor behind the USD 12.9 billion acquisition of Essar Oil, Rosneft, the new owners of the country’s ...

AUG 22 2017

SC unhappy over delay by CBI in completing probe in coal cases

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

  The "delay" by CBI in completing the probe in the coal block allocation scam cases today drew the ire of the Supreme Court which observed it appeared that the investigation would ...

AUG 22 2017

NTPC to secure 33 per cent of coal requirements from own mines by 2030

  • Anisha Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd August 2017 Published on : 22nd August 2017
  • Created:Tue 22nd AUG 2017

    State-owned power generator NTPC Ltd plans to secure around a third of its coal requirement through its own captive coal blocks by 2030, the company said in its ...