Oil prices on Monday after a weekend attack on a Saudi oil facility by Yemen’s Houthi forces and as traders looked for signs that top economies would take measures to counteract a global slowdown.
India’s solar power sector is seeing two parallel capacity addition movements, the pace of which are neither connected nor bring in any predictability to the government’s renewable energy target.
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.
PTC India on August 19 said that it has signed an agreement with Bhutan’s Druk Green Power Corporation for buying surplus power from the 720 MW Mangdechhu hydro-power plant in Bhutan for the next 35 years.
The government aims to have 25% electric vehicles (EVs) on Indian roads by 2030. In order to achieve this goal, the government is trying to augment the EV charging infrastructure, which is almost nil now, by announcing various measures.
Ellenabad Railway Station of Bikaner Division of North Western Railway, became the 3000th station in the country to have free public Wi-Fi. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday tweeted, ‘Number of Wi-Fi equipped railway stations has breached the unprecedented 3,000 mark as another 56 stations were connected yesterday.’
Russia’s Rosatom state atomic energy corporation has delivered the main equipment for the third unit of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu. The shipment consisted of the core melt localisation device or ‘core catcher’, a passive safety system designed to cool the molten core material in case of an accident.
Indian oil companies are keen to invest in Khaleej Al Bahrain basin, T.S. Tirumurti, who deals with economic relations at India’s foreign ministry, said on Monday.
India is the world’s largest emitter of anthropogenic sulphur dioxide, which is produced from coal burning, and greatly contributes to air pollution, a study claimed on Monday.
Punjab’s Amritsar is one of the most celebrated cities in the tourism circuit of India, and tourists from all over the world visit this place all through the year. The glory of Amritsar has been sung by the Hindi and vernacular cinema, history books and so on.