Power & Energy News Monthly Archive November 2016

NOV 30 2016

Oil India Ltd winds up its wholly owned subsidiary- Oil India International Ltd.

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Oil India Ltd (OIL), India's second largest state-owned petroleum explorer, today announced it is shutting down operations of overseas subsidiary Oil India International Ltd. "Oil India ...

NOV 30 2016

Sell domestic LPG only to PSU oil firms: Government to producers

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

The government has ordered LPG producers like Reliance Industries to supply all the cooking gas (LPG) they produce locally to state-owned oil companies only, and private retailers have been asked ...

NOV 30 2016

CMPDI inks pact with SBI Capital for strategic business cooperation

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Kolkata, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI), consultancy arm of Coal India Limited, signed an MoU with SBI Capital Markets for cooperation in areas of strategic business. A CIL ...

NOV 30 2016

New rules: Moser Baer power SEZ asked to refund duties foregone

  • Amiti sen, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Moser Baer India Ltd (Special Economic Zone power plant unit) will have to refund to the government certain duties forgone on inputs and operation and maintenance of its power plants over the ...

NOV 30 2016

Jakson to install rooftop solar power plant at Rashtrapati Bhawan

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Jakson Group today said it has secured a contract to install a rooftop solar plant of 508 kWp capacity at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. The company will design installs, commission and maintain ...

NOV 30 2016

Raman Singh woos US investors to Chhattisgarh for solar energy, IT, defence sectors

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New York, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh has invited US companies to the resource-rich state and invest in 'sunrise sectors' like IT and defence, assuring them of a secure environment and ...

NOV 30 2016

HP cabinet allots 95 small hydro-power projects to investors

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Shimala, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet today decided to allot 95 small hydro-power projects, with capacity of up to 5 MW, to 95 investors, including 74 from the state. The total capacity of the 95 ...

NOV 30 2016

SEBI gives nod to Sterlite Power's InvIT application

  • DebapriyaMondal, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Private power transmission company Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Ltd has today received approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India to launch Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) to ...

NOV 30 2016

MP power distribution company to go cashless, install swiping machines

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Indore, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

In a move to go cashless, the Madhya Pradesh Paschim Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Ltd (MPPKVVCL) will install card swiping machines to allow its consumers to pay their electricity bills through ...

NOV 30 2016

Tata Power second quarter net profit slips 31 per cent to Rs 197 crore

  • Sudheer Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Tata Power Company, the Rs 9,300 crore power generation arm of the Tata Group, today reported a 31 per cent decline in net profit for the second quarter ended September. The company reported a net ...

NOV 30 2016

Power Min to nudge states for cheaper energy to powerlooms

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Weaving units in the powerloom sector may get electricity at 'competitive prices' as Union Power Ministry will discuss the matter with the states with a view to providing a level-playing field to ...

NOV 30 2016

Tata Power board meeting chaired by Cyrus Mistry sees no face-off

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Cyrus Mistry on Tuesday chaired Tata Power’s board meeting without any opposition from any of the other 11 board members, including the seven independent directors. Tata Power was ...

NOV 30 2016

CERC proposes up to 35 per cent hike in power transmission fees

  • Sarita Singh, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Power regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has proposed raising transmission charges on short-term and mediumterm electricity transactions by up to 35%, a move seen by ...

NOV 30 2016

Demonetisation: Cash limit on payment of electricity bills deprives Delhi discoms of gains

  • DebapriyaMondal, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

The government’s move to allow cash transactions using old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for payment of electricity bills may have ramped up collections of electricity dues for distribution ...

NOV 30 2016

Mistry still Tata Power Chairman, but may be unseated at Dec 26 EGM

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Cyrus Mistry has managed to retain control of Tata Power for now, with the company board steering away from any resolution to oust him as Chairman. The company has, however, called for an ...

NOV 30 2016

Solar tariffs at a new low with Amplus Energy bid

  • Mayank Aggarwal, Live Mint / New Delhi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Amplus Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd has won a bid to install 14.5 megawatts (MW) of solar rooftop plants across 10 states, offering power from these plants at tariffs starting at Rs3 per unit, the ...

NOV 30 2016

GERMI inks pact with Skill Council for Green Jobs

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Ahmedabad, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

Skill Council for Green Jobs (SCGJ) and Gujarat Energy Research & Management Institute (GERMI) have signed an agreement to provide training in solar power across the country. In line ...

NOV 30 2016

Monsoon failure aggravates power shortage in State

  • GK Nair, The Hindu Business Line / Kochi, 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

The power supply situation in the state remains grim following the failure of both the southwest and the northeast monsoon rains this year. Water levels in the hydel reservoirs has dropped ...

NOV 30 2016

SDMC to install 75,000 new LED lights

  • Staff Reporter, The Hindu / 30th November 2016 Published on : 30th November 2016
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) will be installing 75,000 new LED lights in the coming months in an effort to illuminate all dark spots, parks and streets with energy-efficient bulbs ...

NOV 30 2016

MNRE invited comments on the Report on Evaluation of Generation Based Incentives Scheme for Wind Power Projects by 15th Dec, 2016

  • http://hperc.org/File/addlsurch16-17.pdf
  • Created:Wed 30th NOV 2016

  Ministry of New and Renewable Energy invited the comments and suggestions from the Stakeholders on the Report on “Evaluation of Generation ...