The government may sell stake in six state-run companies, including NTPC, MMTC, BHEL and Coal India. A report by ETNow said that government readies divestment plan from September-March period. It may divest 3 per cent stake in NTPC and 15 per cent stake in MMTC.
Green Investment Group (GIG) announced today it has acquired a “significant” solar development portfolio in the Asia Pacific region from downstream solar company Conergy Asia & ME Pte Ltd.
Petrol and Diesel prices were unchanged in four metro cities after two days of pause, applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 14th August 2018.
Billionaire Gautam Adani’s group has bagged licences to retail gas in 21 cities in the latest city gas distribution bid round that saw state-owned Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd’s unit and Torrent Gas emerging as the other big winners.
Last week, we had envisaged a strong IIP growth in June’18 based on a robust growth achieved by the eight core sectors (crude oil, refinery products, coal, cement, steel, fertiliser, electricity, natural gas) which have a combined weight of 40.2% in IIP released earlier in the month.
India’s fuel product consumption or sales increased 7.4% to 17.06 mt in July 2018 over a year ago. Naphtha sales jumped 60.7% to 1.14 mt, diesel 4.9% to 6.61 mt, petrol 7.8% to 2.31 mt, LPG 6.0% to 2.04 mt and bitumen 52.9% to 0.32 mt.
NTPC, India’s largest power producer, is planning to issue a tender for import of 2.5 million tonne of coal by mid-September to cater to the growing power demand in the country. The PSU last imported coal three years ago.
In a major victory to the Mamata Banerjee government, the authorities have managed to end the logjam in the Bhangar power grid project.
Recent developments in the renewable energy space saw a record drop in solar power tariffs and technological improvement in the energy storage solutions. This has put a question mark on the future of coal as a dominant yet polluting, depleting and costly source of energy for which citizens continue to pay a premium pri
The government is considering awarding about 25 small and mid-sized power transmission contracts aggregating to about Rs 1,200 crore to state-run Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), a move that has upset private sector transmission companies.