Blaming power producers for low coal stocks at plants, Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar has asserted that there is no shortage of coal and plants should adhere to the Central Electricity Authority’s guidelines for stocking of the dry fuel.
Amid a stiff opposition from the Delhi government over the proposed fare increase, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) today said the “hike is necessary” to meet input costs and to keep providing a world- class service.
India may produce surplus power in the current financial year but sporadic outages continue to plague the country and 24 per cent households are yet to be electrified, Fitch Ratings has said.
To curb malpractices at petrol and gas stations, the government today said oil marketing companies (OMCs) have agreed to install high-security devices to check refill of fuel and gas.
Policy intervention is needed for renewable energy storage capacity in all grid connected renewable projects to tackle the potential problem of limited capability of the grid, a solar energy expert said here today.
The Rajasthan government today signed a joint venture agreement with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) for the upcoming mega petroleum refinery in Barmer at a cost of Rs 43,129 crore.
India’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas, Petronet has initiated talks for buying 26 per cent stake in Indian Oil Corp’s under-construction 5 million tonne LNG terminal at Ennore, its Managing Director Prabhat Singh said today.
State-owned NTPC has sought the advise of consultancy arm of Coal India, CMPDIL, to surrender its two coal blocks as the mines were discovered to be economically and technically unviable.
Essar Ports today said it has entered into a concession pact with Mozambique government to develop a new 20 MTPA coal terminal at Beira Port in the Southeast African country.
The Centre is planning to set up petrochemical clusters in eastern, western and southern India, to spur growth of the sector amid increasing demand, union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said here today.