Using electric vehicles (EVs) as mobile power storage could eliminate the need to build costly stationary grid storage for energy from renewable sources, a study has found.
The government has accelerated exploration and drilling of coal in the northeastern states of the country, according to a coal ministry official.
Fuel pump owners in Punjab today sought reduction in taxes on petrol and diesel, alleging that higher retail prices in the state have led to smuggling of fuel from Chandigarh, where rates are comparatively lower.
Youth Congress activists today staged a protest against the steep rise in petrol and diesel prices near the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas here, blaming the BJP-led Centre for the same.
With prices of petrol and diesel soaring high, Minister of State (MoS) for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla on Wednesday suggested that imposing Goods and Services Tax (GST) on fuel price will not be possible until and unless all state finance ministers agree.
India Inc raised USD 3.92 billion from overseas markets in the first month of the current financial year, up more than two-times from a year-ago period.
The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) will kick-start in the next 10 days the process of setting tariff regulations for the next five years of tariff control period, starting 2019, said its chairperson PK Pujari.
The degree to which India and the Indian firms will cooperate with the Trump administration’s reimposed sanctions on Iran is not certain, a Congressional report has said, asserting that New Delhi does not agree with the US that the Tehran has violated the nuclear deal.
Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday as the market took a breather on expectations Opec may raise supplies as early as June, although geopolitical risks kept a floor under the market.
Coal India is set to increase supplies by at least 15 million tonnes annually in the next few weeks, with three new rail projects linked to high-capacity mines almost complete, company executives said.