Coal India (CIL) will manage to step up production to near its targeted level despite floods hitting mining operations, top executives at the company said after analysts raised the concern that there may be an acute shortage because of disruption by heavy rains.
India’s interests in West Asia must now go beyond oil and gas to firm up its underutilised influence
Within hours of the September 14, 2019, droneborne bomb attacks on oil-processing facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais in Saudi Arabia, the first telephone call received by Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, secretary-general of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec)
The Centre is persuading state governments to forego their share of free power from hydroelectric plants to make the projects viable and put the hydropower sector on track.
The fate of around 800 mw out of 1,200 mw of wind power auctioned by NTPC last year remains uncertain because the state-owned firm has not been able to get regulatory approvals.
With the end of the summer-driving period taking away a key factor supporting demand, hedge fund bets on a crude price rally in New York and London have plunged to the lowest in eight months, data released Friday show. Meanwhile, US gasoline consumption is at its lowest since March.
While the quashing of government’s notification by the Andhra Pradesh high court regarding appointment of a committee for negotiating signed power contracts is a positive development, the directions on referring the matter to state electricity regulator leads to continued uncertainty for wind and solar power projects in the state, ratings firm ICRA said.
With no respite in the mining matter despite repeated assurances of restarting the industry in the state by October, chief minister Pramod Sawant is now likely to meet Union home minister Amit Shah on Friday to urge him to convene a meeting of the group of ministers (GoM), which he heads, to resolve the issue.
It is ironic that a decade after the Indo-US nuclear deal that ended India’s nuclear isolation, our indigenous, reliably lowcost nuclear power technology languishes. PM Narendra Modi said, while in New York recently, that while India is not a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)
Crude oil prices rose 0.56 per cent to Rs 3,749 per barrel on Friday as speculators created fresh positions amid positive domestic cues. Analysts said raising of bets by participants kept crude prices higher in futures trade.
Solar policies, subsidies and other incentives for the installation of ground-mounted and rooftop solar systems in Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Dadra & Nagar Haveli is one of the prime industrial hubs of the country. It recorded the highest annual per capita energy consumption in the country amounting to 13,769 units in FY15. This can be attributed to the fact that 97% of the energy consumption of this UT is made by the industrial sector.