GOOD EVENING INDIA

December 17, 2018, Monday

Your Evening News Updates From Across The Media Space

Adani Green Energy acquires AGEPteL to invest in international renewable businesses

Adani Green Energy acquires AGEPteL to invest in international renewable businesses

Adani Green Energy today said it has acquired 100 percent stake of Adani Green Energy Pte Ltd (AGEPteL) from its Group firm Adani Global Pte Ltd. AGEPteL was incorporated in March 2017 for investment in international renewable businesses, a BSE filing said.

Read more

Rockefeller Foundation to invest $20 million to electrify rural India

Rockefeller Foundation to invest $20 million to electrify rural India

The Rockefeller Foundation will invest $20 million in India over the next three years to increase energy access in the country’s rural areas, according to vice president Christine Heenan.

Read more

Niti Aayog pitches for first-come-first-serve basis to award deep-seated mines

Niti Aayog pitches for first-come-first-serve basis to award deep-seated mines

Niti Aayog has called for awarding deep-seated mines on a first-come-first-serve basis to accelerate their mining and production and attract large private sector investment, according to a senior official at the government think-tank.

Read more

India’s small renewables firms fighting consolidation wave

India’s small renewables firms fighting consolidation wave

Small to mid-sized renewable energy companies in India are starting to look like attractive takeover targets as lenders and investors withhold funds, worried by the stiff competition, weak bond markets, low tariffs and high debt besetting the sector.

Read more

NTPC seeks first coal imports in four years as supply issues bite

NTPC seeks first coal imports in four years as supply issues bite

India’s largest power producer is seeking bids to import coal after a gap of about four years, highlighting a supply crunch users of the fuel are facing as shipments in the country fall short of demand.

Read more

World's first solar-powered airport in Kochi suffers loss of over Rs 220 crore

World's first solar-powered airport in Kochi suffers loss of over Rs 220 crore

The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has suffered an estimated loss of over Rs 220 crores in the floods, an official said here today.

Read more

Power discom now ties up with Pachwara coal mine for fuel supply

Power discom now ties up with Pachwara coal mine for fuel supply

After over three years the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited Corporation (PSPCL) has succeeded in reviving the tie-up with a coal mine in Jharkhand to run the state-run thermal power plants by getting cheap fuel.

Read more

Tata Power installs 6MW rooftop solar project at Indian oil refinery

Tata Power installs 6MW rooftop solar project at Indian oil refinery

Tata Power has built a 6MW rooftop solar project across 34 rooftops of an oil refinery site of Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited, which is based in the south Indian state of Karnataka.

Read more

Non-coking coal imports to decline in five years: CRISIL

Non-coking coal imports to decline in five years: CRISIL

Domestic coal supply appears to be headed for a strong growth in the next five years, resulting in a decline in non-coking coal imports within this time period, said a CRISIL report.

Read more

Government defers Coal India stake sale again as stock falls

Government defers Coal India stake sale again as stock falls

The government has advised Coal India that the deadline for a minimum 25% public holding has been deferred by two years since the stock has underperformed, company executives said.

Read more

Steel ministry against inclusion of finished products in RCEP

Steel ministry against inclusion of finished products in RCEP

India’s steel ministry has strongly opposed the inclusion of finished steel products in the proposed regional free-trade agreement, saying it would have an adverse impact on the industry that’s recovering from a crisis.

Read more

Ease norms for Uppur thermal power plant, urges TANGEDCO

Ease norms for Uppur thermal power plant, urges TANGEDCO

TANGEDCO has written to the Union Environment Ministry seeking to amend the environment clearance granted to the 2x800 MW Upper thermal power station in order to cut down legal options for protesting groups.

Read more

BPCL ensures LPG supply across Kerala

BPCL ensures LPG supply across Kerala

Elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure sufficient supply of cooking gas in the wake of natural disaster in the Kerala, BPCL Chief General Manager (CGM) P Preethambaran has said.

Read more

GE Power to supply gas turbines for Hindustan Petroleum Vizag refinery expansion

GE Power to supply gas turbines for Hindustan Petroleum Vizag refinery expansion

GE Power today said it has got a Rs 220 crore order to supply gas turbine and generator for a captive power unit planned at Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd's (HPCL) refinery at Visakhapatnam.

Read more

Now IOC targets clothes ironing shops with gas iron boxes

Now IOC targets clothes ironing shops with gas iron boxes

Chennai, Energy major Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is now looking at newer market segments with products like gas powered iron boxes for neighbourhood launderers, value added gas for metal cutting units and bigger gas cylinders for rice mills, food factories and hotels, said a senior official.

Read more

Government proposes IPO for ONGC Videsh, likely to add value to company

Government proposes IPO for ONGC Videsh, likely to add value to company

The finance ministry has proposed an initial public offering for ONGC Videsh (OVL), a wholly owned subsidiary and overseas arm of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), said people aware of the matter.

Read more

India tells state oil firm ONGC to list overseas unit

India tells state oil firm ONGC to list overseas unit

The Indian government has asked its biggest state-owned firm, Oil and Natural Gas, to list its overseas unit ONGC Videsh, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

Read more

Big Relief For Airlines On Cards? Modi Government Mulls Bringing Aviation Turbine Fuel Under Gst

Big Relief For Airlines On Cards? Modi Government Mulls Bringing Aviation Turbine Fuel Under Gst

The finance ministry is said to be mulling bringing Aviation Turbine Fuel under Goods and Services Tax (GST) ambit. Following the financial crisis at Jet Airways and Air India, the aviation ministry had approached the finance ministry to bring the jet fuel under the GST,

Read more

Weaker rupee clouds the outlook for oil marketing companies

Weaker rupee clouds the outlook for oil marketing companies

Oil marketing companies (OMCs) Indian Oil, BPCL and HPCL have lost 31-46 per cent of their market cap since their highs in 2017. While the underperformance was on account of higher crude oil prices, softening refining and marketing margins did not help.

Read more

BPCL refinery blast fallout: Here are some of the challenges faced by residents of Mahul

BPCL refinery blast fallout: Here are some of the challenges faced by residents of Mahul

Barely a fortnight ago, several people were injured in Mumbai's Mahul area when a unit at BPCL's refinery exploded. The incident has once again raised a much larger question

Read more

Central Railway staff to contribute part of salary to Kerala relief fund

Central Railway staff to contribute part of salary to Kerala relief fund

A day after parliamentarians were called upon to give their one day's salary to help the relief and rehabilitation efforts in Kerala, employees of the Central Railway have decided to contribute parts of their salary for the same cause, according to details released by the ministry here on Tuesday.

Read more

Delhi Government Proposes 50 Per Cent Less Road Tax For New CNG Vehicles

Delhi Government Proposes 50 Per Cent Less Road Tax For New CNG Vehicles

With the festive season approaching and pollution levels expected to spike in Delhi and most of north India once again, any approach towards reducing it is welcome.

Read more

Indian Railways union demands shorter duty hours, more rest for loco pilots

Indian Railways union demands shorter duty hours, more rest for loco pilots

Loco pilots are gripped with "panic" as they fear being sacked for even minor lapses despite working for unusually long hours, a railway workers union has claimed and demanded that they be given enough rest to reduce stress levels.

Read more

Indian Railways land for road to connect proposed Bihta airport - Mr Kumar

Indian Railways land for road to connect proposed Bihta airport - Mr Kumar

PTI reported that Bihar Chief Minister Mr Nitish Kumar recently urged Union Railway minister Mr Piyush Goyal to consider allocating railway land for construction of an elevated four-lane road connecting Patna with the proposed airport at Bihta near here.

Read more

Indian Railways woes: Central Railway, Western Railway, Northern Railway, all fare poorly on this metric

Indian Railways woes: Central Railway, Western Railway, Northern Railway, all fare poorly on this metric

Indian Railways is finding it difficult to maintain punctuality of long distance trains in almost all the zones and sections despite all its efforts. This fact has come to fore in the recent study of the Railways Board, Delhi.

Read more

From August 24, swipe your Metro card to pay for all bus rides in Delhi

From August 24, swipe your Metro card to pay for all bus rides in Delhi

From August 24, passengers of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster buses will be able to use their metro smart cards to pay for their bus rides in Delhi, transport minister Kailash Gahlot said on Monday.

Read more

Gurugram-Mumbai Expressway to be connected to Delhi’s DND flyway! New 8-lane road being planned

Gurugram-Mumbai Expressway to be connected to Delhi’s DND flyway! New 8-lane road being planned

Gurugram-Mumbai Expressway: After starting the process of land acquisition for the Gurugram-Mumbai Expressway project, the government is now planning to extend the road to Delhi.

Read more

NHAI to start widening bridge after UP Gate in two weeks

NHAI to start widening bridge after UP Gate in two weeks

The construction work on the bridge across Hindon Canal near UP Gate on Delhi-Ghaziabad border, a part of the NH-24 widening project, is expected to begin within this fortnight. On Monday, officials of National Highways Authority of India and the UP irrigation department visited the spot to chalk out a plan for carrying out construction work.

Read more

NHAI cancels contract for Doon highway over delay

NHAI cancels contract for Doon highway over delay

Facing criticism for inordinate delay in completion of the Muzaffarnagar-Haridwar and Haridwar-Dehradun stretches of NH-58, the NHAI has served termination notice to the contractor for first corridor and has cancelled the contract for Dehradu n stretch.

Read more

IRCTC Tourism offers 12-day Kashmir Valley package, price starts at Rs 33,300

IRCTC Tourism offers 12-day Kashmir Valley package, price starts at Rs 33,300

IRCTC Tourism is offering a 12-day tour package to Kashmir called 'Autumn in Kashmir Valley'. The tour will start on September 14 this year. Destinations like Amritsar, Srinagar, Gulmarg and Sonmarg will be covered under the package.

Read more

YESTERDAY'S HEADLINES

https://goo.gl/3e1oh7

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