GOOD MORNING INDIA

May 22, 2019, Wednesday

Your Morning Newsletter In Energy And Infrastructure From Across The Media Space  

Power ministry fears merger likely to hurt PFC, REC

Power ministry fears merger likely to hurt PFC, REC

The finance ministry proposes to mop up Rs 14,000 crore through an acquisition deal between Power Finance Corporation (PFCNSE -6.03 %) and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC), but the power ministry

Read more

Centre eases rules for auction of coal blocks

Centre eases rules for auction of coal blocks

Having failed to attract any bidders in the last three years for coal blocks, the NDA government — keen to attract greater participation from the private sector — has now tweaked the process wherein the time period for seeking

Read more

New capacity edition for Nov-Feb: Govt asks Solar Energy Corp to bring tenders of 4000 MW

New capacity edition for Nov-Feb: Govt asks Solar Energy Corp to bring tenders of 4000 MW

With the government facing criticism over unfulfilled promises and unmet targets, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has been asked to bring tenders of 1000 MW each in the months from November to February

Read more

Further stressed by thermal power

Further stressed by thermal power

The Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) by the NITI Aayog, which was released this June, shows that 600 million people face high to extreme water stress in India.

Read more

Current clean energy efforts seem incomplete as carbon emissions are only going to increase till 2040

Current clean energy efforts seem incomplete as carbon emissions are only going to increase till 2040

The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) World Energy Outlook not only envisages a future where coal, oil and gas continue to play leading roles in all of its scenarios, it also, at the same time, finds that carbon dioxide emissions

Read more

JSW Steel to invest over Rs 5,000 crore on strengthening downstream manufacturing capacity

JSW Steel to invest over Rs 5,000 crore on strengthening downstream manufacturing capacity

JSW Steel plans to pump in over Rs 5,000 crore to strengthen its downstream manufacturing capacity and is also keen to pursue stressed downstream assets that will come up for bidding in the next round.

Read more

NTPC invites EoI to build fly ash-based roads at its plants

NTPC invites EoI to build fly ash-based roads at its plants

NTPC has invited expression of interest (EoI) for construction of fly ash-based geopolymer concrete roads at its plants to demonstrate use of this technology, a company official said. "NTPC has invited players to construct fly ash-based geopolymer concrete roads.

Read more

Developers still reluctant to bid for solar power assets

Developers still reluctant to bid for solar power assets

Developers continue to show reluctance to bid for solar power assets, putting question marks over future growth in this industry, once considered as a sunrise sector.

Read more

Fuel prices maintain downward momentum, petrol in Delhi at Rs 76.52 per litre

Fuel prices maintain downward momentum, petrol in Delhi at Rs 76.52 per litre

Decline in fuel prices continued on Monday in New Delhi and Mumbai owing to a reduction in the rates of crude oil. Petrol was priced at Rs 76.52 per litre in Delhi - down from Rs 76.71 from a day earlier.

Read more

The oil price is now controlled by just three men

The oil price is now controlled by just three men

OPEC has lost what control of the oil market it ever had. The actions (or tweets) of three men — Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

Read more

Work on IOC’s Kochi LPG terminal to begin in Jan

Work on IOC’s Kochi LPG terminal to begin in Jan

With the final clearance from the National Green Tribunal in hand, Indian Oil Corporation is all set to re-start construction activities at its ₹2,200-crore LPG import terminal-cum-pipeline project at Puthuvypeen near Kochi.

Read more

Little room for oil prices to slide much from here: Bob Baur, Principal Global Investors

Little room for oil prices to slide much from here: Bob Baur, Principal Global Investors

Probably not just yet. Monetary policy in developed countries is still working their slow way toward normal which suggests more headwinds for India as well as other developing countries.

Read more

Iran, India discuss trade cooperation under US sanctions

Iran, India discuss trade cooperation under US sanctions

Outgoing Indian ambassador to Tehran and the head of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture have discussed ways of continuing Iran-India trade under reimposed US sanctions, Eghtesad Online news website reported on Saturday.

Read more

Second spill within two years; Over two tonnes of oil spill at Kamarajar port

Second spill within two years; Over two tonnes of oil spill at Kamarajar port

Chennai is staring at another oil spill after more than two tonnes of thick furnace fuel oil (FFO) spilled when a flexible hose snapped while discharging the oil at the Marine Liquid Terminal-1 at the Kamarajar Port in the wee hours on Sunday.

Read more

Auto LPG body wants LPG included in city gas projects

Auto LPG body wants LPG included in city gas projects

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching CNG projects in 65 cities and initiating 10th city gas licensing round, the apex body of auto LPG suppliers has urged the government to give them a level-playing field as LPG i

Read more

Ring around Delhi: Final piece to fall in place as western e-way opens today

Ring around Delhi: Final piece to fall in place as western e-way opens today

Finally, Delhi will get a 'Ring Expressway' that will work as a bypass for vehicles not destined for the national capital. Almost 15 years after it was first conceived, the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal stretch, also known as Western Peripheral

Read more

PM Modi to inaugurate Western Peripheral Expressway; Escort Mujesar-Ballabgarh metro section to also be flagged off | Key Points

PM Modi to inaugurate Western Peripheral Expressway; Escort Mujesar-Ballabgarh metro section to also be flagged off | Key Points

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to dedicate two projects in Haryana today, including the inauguration of Western Peripheral Expressway (WPE), also known as the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal stretch.

Read more

358 infra projects show cost overruns of over Rs 3.37 lakh crore

358 infra projects show cost overruns of over Rs 3.37 lakh crore

As many as 358 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or above, have shown cost overruns to the tune of over Rs 3.37 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, a report s

Read more

Bundelkhand Expressway: UP government looks to expedite work; releases Rs 640 crore for land acquisition

Bundelkhand Expressway: UP government looks to expedite work; releases Rs 640 crore for land acquisition

In a bid to expedite land acquisition for the proposed Bundelkhand Expressway, the Uttar Pradesh government has released Rs 640 crore to make payments to land owners. The Industrial Development Department has issued a government order in this regard.

Read more

Revised Railway Flexi-fares to Kick-off from March 15 Next Year

Revised Railway Flexi-fares to Kick-off from March 15 Next Year

The revised flexi-fares for premier trains will be applicable from March 15, 2019 — and advance bookings have commenced as the changes required in the software have been executed.

Read more

Railways to build 3,000-km wall to guard tracks, keep away people

Railways to build 3,000-km wall to guard tracks, keep away people

After the incident in Amritsar last month, when a train mowed down 60 people who had gathered on the tracks to watch a Ravan effigy being burnt at a Dussehra celebration, the Indian Railways has decided to build 3,000 km

Read more

The government must ensure private sector autonomy

The government must ensure private sector autonomy

In my last column I wrote about the government trespassing on the autonomy of other institutions. This week I am writing about incursions in the public sector.

Read more

 

 

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