GOOD EVENING INDIA

November 17, 2018, Saturday

Your Evening News Updates From Across The Media Space

Uttar Pradesh electricity dept unearths high-tech power theft case

Uttar Pradesh electricity dept unearths high-tech power theft case

During a mass drive to check pilferage of electricity, Uttar Pradesh power department has come across a high tech power theft case in the city here.

Read more

Ease of doing business India 2018: Ranking of states to be released on July 10

Ease of doing business India 2018: Ranking of states to be released on July 10

The commerce and industry ministry will tomorrow release the ranking of states and union territories (UTs) in terms of ease of doing business. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana jointly topped the 2016 all-India State/Union Territory-wise Ease of Doing Business rankings.

Read more

India sees slower shift to electric vehicles

India sees slower shift to electric vehicles

India’s shift to electric vehicles (EV) has to be “gradual,” a government adviser said, signaling that the country may have further watered down its ambitions of having green vehicles comprise about a third of its fleet by 2030.

Read more

In ironic twist, drive for clean energy creates Asian coal boom

In ironic twist, drive for clean energy creates Asian coal boom

Coal, one of the world's most polarizing commodities, has now become an Asian irony. Efforts to curb use of the so-called black diamond in the West have been a boon for coal companies in the East, more so now that the benchmark price for thermal coal exceeded $120 per ton in July, the highest since 2012.

Read more

Bids in SECI's 750-MW solar tender at INR 2.70/kWh

Bids in SECI's 750-MW solar tender at INR 2.70/kWh

The 750-MW solar tender of the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in Andhra Pradesh resulted in bids as low as INR 2.70 (USD 0.037/EUR 0.033) per kWh.

Read more

Rajasthan to Get $250 Million from World Bank to Reform Electricity Distribution

Rajasthan to Get $250 Million from World Bank to Reform Electricity Distribution

The World Bank has approved a $250 million development policy loan (DPL) to Rajasthan for the improvement of the state’s electricity distribution sector under the ‘24×7 Power for All’ program.

Read more

Indian Hydropower Generation Company to Develop 260 MW of Solar Projects

Indian Hydropower Generation Company to Develop 260 MW of Solar Projects

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC Limited), a government-run entity, has received the go-ahead signal from State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) for 260 MW of grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects to be developed in Bihar.

Read more

Power Struggle: Tighter regulations, policies to dent discoms’ finances

Power Struggle: Tighter regulations, policies to dent discoms’ finances

The UDAY scheme has helped the state-owned electricity distribution companies (discoms) to halve their losses to Rs 17,352 crore in F

Read more

Adani Power’s Kawai and Tiroda plants get compensatory tariffs; stock trades flat

Adani Power’s Kawai and Tiroda plants get compensatory tariffs; stock trades flat

Maharashtra and Rajasthan electricity regulatory commissions have given their go-ahead for compensatory tariffs for Adani Power’s Kawai and Tiroda power plants, as per a Wire report.

Read more

TPDDL starts installation of smart meters, aims to cover five lakh consumers in next two years

TPDDL starts installation of smart meters, aims to cover five lakh consumers in next two years

Delhi's power discom TPDDL will start its ambitious project to install smart meters covering all its 16 lakh consumers in the national capital from this month.

Read more

Rs 800 crore on thermal plant repairs in Telangana

Rs 800 crore on thermal plant repairs in Telangana

Telangana State Power Generation Corporation Limited has spent Rs 800 crore on thermal power plants for repairs alone. Experts say that usually thermal plants are to decommissioned in 25 years.

Read more

Thar coal may become uncompetitive if high cost trends continue

Thar coal may become uncompetitive if high cost trends continue

It is a matter of great pleasure that the Thar coal project has reached a critical stage by hitting the coal surface and the reported quality appears to be up to the mark. At this happy moment, however, several issues have emerged that need to be examined.

Read more

Govt should exempt solar units under SEZ from safeguard duty

Govt should exempt solar units under SEZ from safeguard duty

In 1995, India became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) incurring obligations to provide market access to goods from other countries.

Read more

Ashok Leyland plans to expand LCV business, international operations

Ashok Leyland plans to expand LCV business, international operations

Hinduja Group flagship company Ashok Leyland is gearing up to expand its light commercial vehicle business, international operations and defence mobility segment, according to company Chairman Dheeraj G Hinduja.

Read more

Fortum launches charging stations for electric vehicles in Hyderabad

Fortum launches charging stations for electric vehicles in Hyderabad

Finnish state-owned company Fortum set up two electric vehicle charging stations at Indian Oil outlets for the general public here. Finland Ambassador to India, Nina Vasukunlahti, launched the facility by virtually charging an electric vehicle in real time located at Goldstrike Fuel and Services located at Raj Bhavan Road here.

Read more

Power demand again goes up in Punjab as rains take a break

Power demand again goes up in Punjab as rains take a break

As rains take a break, demand for power has again skyrocketed in Punjab. As on Sunday the state was consuming around 11117 MW of power forcing the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to fire up all state owned thermal units.

Read more

Global Oil Storage Market In-Depth Analysis On Forthcoming Development And Forecast By 2026

Global Oil Storage Market In-Depth Analysis On Forthcoming Development And Forecast By 2026

Oil Storage market research report includes the present situation and the advance estimations of the Oil Storage industry for forthcoming years 2017-2026. The Oil Storage business report covers data for the notable year 2016, the base year of evaluation is 2017.

Read more

ONGC’s Iran investment plans hit by India-US dialogue

ONGC’s Iran investment plans hit by India-US dialogue

Indian national oil exploration and production major ONGC Limited’s protracted investment plans in Iran were receding further into the realm of uncertainty ahead of the upcoming India-US bilateral meeting.

Read more

Petrol, diesel prices climb for the fifth straight day on Monday

Petrol, diesel prices climb for the fifth straight day on Monday

Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) raised petrol and diesel prices across the country for the fifth straight day on Monday in line with the rise in global crude oil prices.

Read more

India's GSPC To Commission Mundra Terminal Soon: Report

India's GSPC To Commission Mundra Terminal Soon: Report

India’s Gujarat State Petroleum (GSPC) is expected to commission an LNG import terminal in the state of Gujarat in next couple of months.

Read more

Petrol prices hit Rs 76.13/litre in Delhi

Petrol prices hit Rs 76.13/litre in Delhi

Fuel prices across the four metro cities rose for the fourth straight day on Sunday caused by hardening of crude rates. due to resumption of US sanctions on Iran, after they had been declining for over a month. Petrol prices in Delhi rose to Rs 76.13 per litre on Sunday, according to data on state-run Indian Oil Corp's website.

Read more

Odisha and Bengal will be two pillars of the 2019 govt, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Odisha and Bengal will be two pillars of the 2019 govt, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan is a key player in the government, handling the portfolios of petroleum and natural gas and skill development and entrepreneurship, and the Bharatiya Janata Party, as its face in Odisha.

Read more

Nitin Gadkari bets on alternative fuels to ease crude import strain

Nitin Gadkari bets on alternative fuels to ease crude import strain

Union minister Nitin Gadkari is betting big on alternative fuels that will not only cut India's burgeoning crude oil import bills but also create additional sources of income for farmers, who comprise more than 50 per cent of the country's population.

Read more

Oil prices will hurt India, but it won’t be a disaster: Chris Wood, CLSA

Oil prices will hurt India, but it won’t be a disaster: Chris Wood, CLSA

Donald Trump has increased his rhetoric on China. What is your assessment of the developments? Politics has replaced the actions of central banks as the most important driver of world markets.

Read more

Modi’s pet bullet train project now faces a hurdle from the Godrej Group over land acquisition

Modi’s pet bullet train project now faces a hurdle from the Godrej Group over land acquisition

The Godrej Group has moved the Bombay High Court challenging the proposed acquisition of its prime property in suburban Vikhroli for the government’s ambitious bullet train project between Ahmedabad and the metropolis.

Read more

IRCTC managers on Rajdhani Express, Duronto trains to address on-board food complaints; have reserved berth

IRCTC managers on Rajdhani Express, Duronto trains to address on-board food complaints; have reserved berth

Soon, IRCTC Managers to attend onboard food complaints! In order to enhance onboard catering service, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is all set to introduce a new facility.

Read more

Indian Railways introduces new train between Agartala and Deoghar; 5 things to know about the weekly service

Indian Railways introduces new train between Agartala and Deoghar; 5 things to know about the weekly service

New train service from Agartala to Deoghar: Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways takes another big step in order to enhance railway connectivity in the North Eastern part of the nation. Recently, a new train service has been flagged off by Minister of State of Railways Rajen Gohain along with Chief Minister of Tripura Biplab Kumar Deb through VC on July 6, 2018.

Read more

105-year-old historic Steam Rail engine installed at Darbhanga Railway Station

105-year-old historic Steam Rail engine installed at Darbhanga Railway Station

An England-made steam rail engine of 1913 vintage, said to be the first locomotive that was brought here for haulage work at a sugar mill, was installed today in front of the Darbhanga Railway station and will soon be refurbished, a senior official said.

Read more

South Western Railway launches Mobile App ‘Vigil-South Western Railway’ to report Corruption

South Western Railway launches Mobile App ‘Vigil-South Western Railway’ to report Corruption

To lodge corruption related complaints in the Railways, the South Western Railway has developed an Andropid based app, ‘Vigil-South Western Railway’.

Read more

India, WB sign INR 3,371 crore loan pact for rural roads project

India, WB sign INR 3,371 crore loan pact for rural roads project

India signed a INR 3,371 crore loan pact with World Bank to provide additional financing for PMGSY rural road projects. The loan has a 3-year grace period, and a maturity of 10 years, the finance ministry said in a release.

Read more

The government aims to launch India's first bullet train by 2022

The government aims to launch India's first bullet train by 2022

Business Today reported that as the government aims to launch India's first bullet train by 2022, the floating of a tender by the NHSRCL, the nodal body to implement the project, has been the first major step towards completing the 508-km high-speed railway network between Gujarat and Mumbai.

Read more

South Central Railway get back Land worth Rs.50 Crore, after 70 years of Legal battle

South Central Railway get back Land worth Rs.50 Crore, after 70 years of Legal battle

The possession of railway land near Bhoiguda in Secunderabad, which was encroached around 70 years ago, has been given to South Central Railway after a prolonged legal battle. The market value of the land is around ₹50 crore.

Read more

Indian Railways introduces first Double Stack Dwarf Container Service from Rajkot Division

Indian Railways introduces first Double Stack Dwarf Container Service from Rajkot Division

Indian Railway’s first ever Double Stack Dwarf Container Services was flagged off on 7th July, 2018 at 11.00 hrs from Western Railway’s Rajkot railway station by Shri P. B. Ninawe

Read more

Train-18: Made-in-India 160 kmph Train to run from September

Train-18: Made-in-India 160 kmph Train to run from September

India’s much-awaited indigenously manufactured semi high-speed train, code-named Train 18, is expected to be rolled out in September. The train, built by Integral Coach Factory (ICF)

Read more

Krishnapatnam Railway Co Ltd to get Rs.125 Crore from Centre for Rail link between Krishnapatnam Port-Obulavaripalle

Krishnapatnam Railway Co Ltd to get Rs.125 Crore from Centre for Rail link between Krishnapatnam Port-Obulavaripalle

Sagarmala Development Company (SDCL) has decided to infuse Rs 125 crore in special purpose vehicle KRCL, formed to provide rail connectivity between Krishnapatnam Port and Obulavaripalle in Andhra Pradesh.

Read more

This train has to stop at 35 crossings to close, open gates

This train has to stop at 35 crossings to close, open gates

Quirky are the ways of Indian Railways at a time when it is on course to herald high-speed bullet trains into the country. Imagine a train coming to a halt before every level crossing and a railway employee getting down to close the open gate through which vehicles have been plying.

Read more

YESTERDAY'S HEADLINES

https://goo.gl/UhU9Vt

Warm Regards
Team EnergyInfraPost.com
Twitter handle:@energyinfrapos1
For Feedback pl Write at:
Energyinfrapost@gmail.com

 

2016 EnergyInfraPost.com | Contact Us 
B 306, First Floor, Saraswati Vihar, Pitampura, New Delhi