GOOD AFTERNOON INDIA

September 26, 2018, Wednesday

Greetings From EnergyInfraPost.com!

Afternoon News Updates From Across The Media Space

Renewable Power Contract Renegotiations Continue To Affect Investor Sentiment

Renewable Power Contract Renegotiations Continue To Affect Investor Sentiment

The renegotiation of tariffs under renewable power purchase agreements (PPAs) by quoting high tariffs is not an apparent option available with state discoms.

Read more

Stressed Power Plants Need Enforceable PPAs, Everything Else Is Hogwash

Stressed Power Plants Need Enforceable PPAs, Everything Else Is Hogwash

The global economy is recovering at a snail’s pace. However, there are structural changes underway. Electricity is fast emerging as the primary choice of fuel in automobiles, instead of petrol and diesel. On the supply side, renewables are replacing conventional thermal-based energy sources.

Read more

Mine In India To Make In India

Mine In India To Make In India

This is one pot of potential that the Government of India may need to look at closely — the Heavy Mineral Mining (HMM) industry. We owe this to one German chemist CW Schomberg.

Read more

SBI Moves NCLT Against East Coast Energy

SBI Moves NCLT Against East Coast Energy

State Bank of India (SBI) has moved the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) against independent power producer East Coast Energy Pvt Ltd (ECEPL), which suffered project execution delays owing to funds constraints.

Read more

Coal India Hikes Average Prices By 8.5%, Power Producers See Tariff Rise

Coal India Hikes Average Prices By 8.5%, Power Producers See Tariff Rise

State-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) hiked thermal coal prices for both power and non- power consumers with immediate effect, a decision which electricity producers said would jack up energy prices by up to Rs 0.50 per unit.

Read more

Solar Energy Systems Maker Orb Energy Gets Rs 95 Cr From FMO And Others

Solar Energy Systems Maker Orb Energy Gets Rs 95 Cr From FMO And Others

Solar energy systems maker Orb Energy has raised over Rs 95 crore ($15 million) in a part-equity and part-debt round from the Dutch development bank FMO, self-sustaining US government agency Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), African finance institution Pamiga and Germany's development finance institution DEG.

Read more

EESL Plans Pan-India Rollout Of 9,500 Electric Vehicles

EESL Plans Pan-India Rollout Of 9,500 Electric Vehicles

State-run Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) is trying to rope in more states and make a pan-India roll out of 9,500 electric vehicles this year, as the first 500 cars are ready to be delivered in Delhi next week.

Read more

Government May Amend Power Act To Levy Hefty Penalties On Discoms

Government May Amend Power Act To Levy Hefty Penalties On Discoms

The government is working on amendments to the Electricity Act to levy hefty penalties on power distribution companies for load shedding and make provisions for direct subsidy transfers by states to power consumers.

Read more

Coal CEO Blasts Federal Agency's Decision On Power Grid

Coal CEO Blasts Federal Agency's Decision On Power Grid

A decision by an independent energy agency to reject the Trump administration's plan to bolster the coal industry could lead to more closures of coal-fired power plants and the loss of thousands of jobs, a top coal executive said Tuesday.

Read more

Duke Energy Agrees To Pay $84,000 Penalty For Coal Ash Leaks

Duke Energy Agrees To Pay $84,000 Penalty For Coal Ash Leaks

The country's largest electricity company will pay an $84,000 penalty and work to stop potentially toxic waste from three North Carolina coal-burning power plants from leaking into groundwater and nearby rivers under a deal with state regulators announced Tuesday.

Read more

UP To Adopt Gujarat Canal Solar Panel Project To Generate Power

UP To Adopt Gujarat Canal Solar Panel Project To Generate Power

Taking a leaf out of Gujarat's book on generating solar power using water canals, the UP government has decided to utilize its canals for this as well. It also plans to set up micro hydel plants across canals to generate electricity.

Read more

GAIL To Focus On Pipelines, Mktg Can Be Done By Anyone: Pradhan

GAIL To Focus On Pipelines, Mktg Can Be Done By Anyone: Pradhan

Amid talk of spinning off gas marketing business of GAIL India Ltd into a separate company, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the state-run firm should focus on building natural gas pipelines as marketing can be done by "anyone".

Read more

China Says No Major Oil Spill After Iran Tanker Collision

China Says No Major Oil Spill After Iran Tanker Collision

Chinese authorities battling to prevent an environmental disaster after a collision between an Iranian tanker and a cargo ship said Wednesday no major oil spill has been detected, but 31 sailors remained missing.

Read more

Indian Railways Hopes To Turn Rajahs' Rail Coaches Into Restaurants, Restore Their Regal Past

Indian Railways Hopes To Turn Rajahs' Rail Coaches Into Restaurants, Restore Their Regal Past

A “Maharaja-style" wine and dine experience in over 100-year-old, luxurious rail coaches could soon be a possibility — if the Indian Railways' plans to lease out eight such surviving royal saloons to hotel chains or tour operators are actualised.

Read more

Municipal Bonds Can Help Cash-Starved Urban Local Bodies To Raise Funds For Improving Their Service Quality

Municipal Bonds Can Help Cash-Starved Urban Local Bodies To Raise Funds For Improving Their Service Quality

Even as urban India has burst its carrying capacity, hundreds of municipal bodies remain cash strapped and helpless to revamp the crumbling infrastructure of their corporations— leave alone invest in capacity addition.

Read more

Massive Fire On 4 Coaches Of Patna-Mokama Passenger Train; No One Was Injured

Massive Fire On 4 Coaches Of Patna-Mokama Passenger Train; No One Was Injured

Flames engulfed four coaches of Patna-Mokama passenger train last night; no one was injured in the fire. The train was stationed at Mokama railway yard, 90 kilometers east of Patna, when fire was spotted in two coaches at 1 am, the Railways spokesperson said.

Read more

Indian Railways Status: 22 Trains Cancelled, 40 Running Late Due To Low Visibility In Northern Region

Indian Railways Status: 22 Trains Cancelled, 40 Running Late Due To Low Visibility In Northern Region

Foggy conditions continue to affect railway services in the northern region on Wednesday with 65 trains getting delayed, cancelled or rescheduled. According to the Northern Railways Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) Nitin Chowdhary, at least 22 trains have been cancelled, 40 trains were running late and three have been rescheduled owing to poor visibility due to the fog.

Read more

Motibagh Workshop To Manufacture 3,000 Bio-Toilets For Railways

Motibagh Workshop To Manufacture 3,000 Bio-Toilets For Railways

Motibagh Workshop is working on the design of bio-toilets to get rid of the stench and also pare its weight to help transform Indian Railways into a Green Railways. The bio-toilet unit is one of its kind over Indian Railway established in 2011 to stop discharging of night soil onto the tracks. Informing about the developments, Chief Workshop Manager, Motibagh Workshop, P S Khairkar, said that they have modified the design of bio-toilet and tests are on the new lighter version of the unit.

Read more

FOB At Ambivali Railway Station: Army Seeks 5-hour Mega Block

FOB At Ambivali Railway Station: Army Seeks 5-hour Mega Block

To complete the construction of at least one of three railway foot overbridges before January 31, the Army has sought a mega block of train services on a weekday next week. The Army wants a five-hour block to launch the bridge at Ambivali railway station on the Central Railway (CR) next Tuesday.

Read more

Warm Regards,

Team EnergyInfraPost.com
Twitter:@energyinfrapos1
www.energyinfrapost.com
Contact Us: energyinfrapost@gmail.com
And anupama.airy@gmail.com
(Or Call Us At 9810661825)

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