A power crisis is looming large on India and the country needs to immediately start planning coal-based power plants and transmission corridors to avert it, experts have cautioned. This is in stark contrast to statistics of the country’s
Ministry of new and renewable energy has asked state utilities to issue solar and wind energy tenders, instead of depending on central utilities for meeting their renewable energy needs.
The power regulator in Maharashtra has set up a two member fact-finding panel to probe the “unduly high” utility charges by Adani Electricity even as explanations offered by the private-sector distributor failed to convince the state agency.
Delhi will run out of environment-friendly ethanol supplies for blending with petrol in the next few days as the capital’s local government is not allowing oil firms to store adequate quantities, raising the risk of vehicular emissions in an already-polluted capital.
The Centre will initially spend Rs 70,000 crore to spread gas pipelines across the country, and is working out plans to expand gas network to Myanmar through Bangladesh, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Wednesday.
India is likely to commission a major hydropower project in Bhutan this month, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale has said, vowing to strengthen bilateral collaboration in the energy sector.
Softbank-backed SB Energy and Gautam Adani led- Adani Green Energy have won 840 MW of the 1,200 MW put on sale at the first wind-solar hybrid auction.
Venezuela’s state oil firm PDVSA has paid ONGC Videsh Ltd USD 32 million from crude oil it sold to Reliance IndustriesNSE 0.25 %, as the first step towards clearing nearly half a billion dollars of dues it owes to the state-owned firm.
A panel led by the Niti Aayog vice chairman is actively considering free-market pricing for natural gas produced from all fields, a major market-friendly reform that oil companies say is necessary to boost domestic output.
Nine out of 10 Indian homes now use cleaner cooking gas, a record improvement over just about five in 10 homes four years ago, as a result of the Modi government’s relentless effort at popularising cleaner fuel and subsidising subscription to poor families.