India’s coal-fired thermal power plants will need as much as Rs 86,135 crore to install the pollution control technology that will ensure that the country’s emission standards are met with, a joint study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water has found.
The US’s mounting sanctions against Venezuela, especially on the national oil company PDVSA, have had a profound effect on the Andean nation’s oil exports to far-flung India.
Last week, news surfaced that Indian Railways’ new showpiece, Vande Bharat Express, will soon run on the Delhi-Katra route. Because this is the nearest railway station to the Vaishno Devi shrine
The Passage of the Electricity Act 2003, which promoted competition, was a landmark moment for the Indian power sector. Prior to this, the entire gamut of generation, transmission and distribution was largely the function of the state.
Further manufacturing of the much-acclaimed Vande Bharat Express, the indigenously built trainset which is made at the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai, has come to a halt as it has fallen under the radar of the national transporter’s internal vigilance department.
The Indian Railways has witnessed a significant number of equipment failures between April 2018 and January 2019, according to internal government data, raising questions over the national transporter’s safety strategy.
Energy security is a top priority for a nation unable to meet the demand for hydrocarbons domestically. That is the key to understanding why India and China have refused to fall in line with US President Donald Trump’s ban on dealings with Iran’s oil, banking and transport sectors.
The Indian Railways is turning to the private sector for help in redesigning wagons to carry a different range of goods such as fly ash, coils and cars.
Competing desires within the Indian Railways – to conserve heritage sites but also rapidly electrify tracks – are colliding at the national transporter’s Kalka-Shimla route.
Till just a few hours before the prime ministers of Bhutan and India were to meet for the first time on Friday, officials from both countries were still parleying to finalise the tariff for the Mangdechhu power project.