India’s power sector that was marred by continuous shortages and lack of quality and steady supplies to homes and factories has seen an unprecedented turnaround in the past three years.
Progress On Renewable Energy, LED Bulbs and Rural Housing Gets A Pat From PM Modi At The Review Of Key Infrastructure Sectors
The Prime Minister called for establishment of some model solar cities, where the power requirement is fulfilled solely by solar energy. A similar effort, he said can be made to make certain localities kerosene-free.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed progress of key infrastructure sectors including petroleum and natural gas, power, renewable energy and housing. The review meeting, which came soon after the review of connectivity-related infrastructure sectors in the last week of April, lasted for about three hours, and was attended by top officials from PMO, NITI Aayog and all infrastructure Ministries of the Government of India.
Minister Piyush Goyal assured that there is no proposal to increase tariffs for farmers.
The Government’s aim is to ensure power at Rupees 3 per unit irrespective of source in the medium term, said Piyush Goyal
Bangladesh’s excessive dependence on natural gas for electricity generation and its failure to develop other energy alternatives to feed its economy has weakened its energy security.
Come May 1, five cities across India — one in every region including Chandigarh in Northern region, Jamshedpur in Eastern region, Udaipur in West and Vizag in Southern region besides Puducherry will start selling petrol and diesel on a daily dynamic pricing model.
India will soon launch the second round of auction of discovered oil and gas fields of state- owned ONGC and Oil India Ltd, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.
Replying to a query attributing the cabinet ministers’ visit as nervousness of BJP during elections, the power minister said
Manish Vaid Analyses if PSUs oil merger offer synergy in energy? Says that ‘few business marriages are made in heaven’ and compatibility of merging companies should always be the driving force of any mergers. It is only then one can imagine synergy in energy in any M&A propositions
NTPC to replace polluting units with new ones which are highly efficient.
State-owned NTPC Ltd has decided to close down roughly 11,000 MW of old thermal plants which are polluting and causing distress in the local areas also and not good for the country, union minister of state for power, RE, coal and mines, Piyush Goyal said on Monday.
Creation Of An Integrated Mega Indian Oil PSU To Rival Global Energy Majors Announced In Union Budget 2017
In what can rival the likes of Russia’s Rosneft ($55 billion in market cap) and UK’s BP Plc ($112 billion) in market value and financial power, finance minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Union Budget 2017 announced creation of an integrated public sector ‘oil major’ by integrating the oil sector PSUs across the value chain and to enhance capacity of Oil PSUs to bear higher risks, avail economies of scale, take higher investment decisions and create more value for the stakeholders.