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FEB 22 2018

Gujarat govt to introduce hybrid energy policy

  • Kapil Dave, ETEnergyWorld / Gandhinagar, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  Aiming to reduce the dependence on coal and gas for power generation, the Gujarat government will begun working on a new hybrid energy policy under which it will provide greater ...

FEB 22 2018

Avaada Power commits Rs 10,000 cr investment in Uttar Pradesh

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Lucknow, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  Avaada Power, a clean energy company, today said it will invest Rs 10,000 crore in setting up 1,600 MW solar projects in Uttar Pradesh. The firm signed an MoU with the UP government ...

FEB 22 2018

Rise in temperature pushes power demand to an all-time high in Telangana

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Hyderabad, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  Power consumption hit all-time high in Telangana with Discoms saying that on Monday they supplied 201 million units (more than 9,950 MW) surpassing previous high of 197 million ...

FEB 22 2018

IIT Kharagpur student wins award at Clean Energy Conference in Paris

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  A fourth year undergraduate student of IIT Kharagpur has won an award at an international conference on 'Clean and Green Energy' in Paris, an IIT KGP statement said ...

FEB 22 2018

ReNew Power inks pact with UP to set up 1,200 MW renewable capacity

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  ReNew Power Ventures today said it has inked a pact with the Uttar Pradesh government to invest Rs 8,000 crore for 1,200 MW of renewable energy capacity, a move which can create ...

FEB 22 2018

Kakodkar moots solar-like subsidy for nuclear power

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  Anil Kakodkar, a former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, today pitched for subsidising nuclear energy so that it competes with low-cost solar power. "Nuclear is also ...

FEB 22 2018

Karnataka High Court puts stay on KREDL's 860 MW Solar Auction

  • PTI, www.eqmagpro.com / 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  The Karnataka High Court has put a stay on the 860 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project tender auctioned by Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL). ...

FEB 22 2018

Bhushan Power & Steel lenders ask Tatas to revisit conditions

  • Mohit Bhalla, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  The consortium of lenders to Bhushan Power & Steel has asked Tata Steel to waive certain conditions in its offer for the company and rejected a late bid by the UK’s ...

FEB 22 2018

Creditors reject Liberty House bid for Bhushan Power and Steel

  • PTI, Live Mint / New Delhi, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  The committee of creditors (COC) has rejected the bid of UK-based Liberty House to acquire Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd, leaving Tata Steel and JSW Steel in the race for taking over ...

FEB 22 2018

CLP India eyes Essel Infraprojectss power transmission business

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  CLP India Pvt. Ltd, one of the largest foreign investors in the Indian power sector, is interested in acquiring Essel Infraprojects Ltd’s power transmission business at a ...

FEB 22 2018

Shell may buy majority stake in solar power firm Fourth Partner Energy

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / New Delhi, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  Royal Dutch Shell Plc, the world’s second-biggest publicly traded oil company, plans to acquire a majority stake in Hyderabad-based rooftop solar firm Fourth Partner Energy, ...

FEB 22 2018

Power generation rises 5.8% in January

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  In what could be seen as a silver lining for the power sector, generation from conventional sources went up by 5.8% year-on-year in January to 101.1 billion units (BU). Since ...

FEB 22 2018

KERC to consult ESCOMS on providing three-phase power to rural areas during daytime

  • Special Correspondent, The Hindu / 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) will discuss with all the Electricity Supply Companies (ESCOMS) if it is possible to provide three-phase power supply to rural ...

FEB 22 2018

Adani Group to invest Rs 35,000 cr in UP

  • PTI, The Hindu Business Line / Lucknow, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  Adani Group today said it will invest Rs 35,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh over the next five years in various sectors. Promising to stand with the leadership in transforming the state, ...

FEB 22 2018

Uttar Pradesh Investors Summit: Avaada Power commits Rs10,000 crore

  • PTI, Live Mint / Lucknow, 22nd February 2018 Published on : 22nd February 2018
  • Created:Thu 22nd FEB 2018

  Avaada Power, a clean energy company, on Wednesday said it will invest Rs10,000 crore in setting up 1,600MW solar projects in Uttar Pradesh. The firm signed a memorandum of ...

FEB 21 2018

Cabinet nod to Rs 11,662-crore railway lines, electrification projects

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 21st February 2018 Published on : 21st February 2018
  • Created:Wed 21st FEB 2018

  To boost railway connectivity and ease congestion in eastern and central India, the CCEA on Tuesday approved doubling, new-line and electrification projects worth Rs 11,662 crore, ...

FEB 21 2018

Food, energy security to top India-Jordan trade talks

  • Huma Siddiqui, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 21st February 2018 Published on : 21st February 2018
  • Created:Wed 21st FEB 2018

  With New Delhi and Amman engaging to expand ties in education, IT, renewable energy and research, trade is expected to touch $5 billion by 2025.Expanding cooperation in the fields ...

FEB 21 2018

India to catalyze Bangladesh-Nepal bilateral electricity tie-up

  • Debasis Sarkar, ETEnergyWorld / Siliguri, 21st February 2018 Published on : 21st February 2018
  • Created:Wed 21st FEB 2018

  Indian land between Bangladesh and Nepal is going to be the conduit for the two friendly international neighbors to have large scale hydropower trade in between. Bangladesh will ...

FEB 21 2018

Coal-based power plants likely to run at 60% capacity utilisation in 2019

  • Debjoy Sengupta, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 21st February 2018 Published on : 21st February 2018
  • Created:Wed 21st FEB 2018

  The capacity utilisation of coal-fired power plants is expected to hover between 60% and 62% in 2018-19 because of large capacity additions in the past five years, according to ...

FEB 21 2018

Telangana plans to store solar power in batteries

  • Amrita Didyala, ETEnergyWorld / Hyderabad, 21st February 2018 Published on : 21st February 2018
  • Created:Wed 21st FEB 2018

  Beating all Indian states, Telangana has topped the country by achieving 3,250 MW solar power capacity, top officials said. Telangana is followed by Rajasthan with 2,250 MW, Andhra ...