India’s first 24×7 solar-powered fuel retail outlet, operated by the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) was opened the other day in Kochi, giving a boost to sustainability initiatives of the state.
A mainline electric multiple unit (MEMU) train bound for Ernakulam from Palakkad, derailed at Kalamassery station near Kochi on Thursday. No one was injured and rail traffic was not disrupted, a Southern Railway spokesperson said.
More industrial units here are set to switch over to liquefied natural gas (LNG) from conventional fuels or LPG. IOAGPL is nearing completion of distribution network to Cochin Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) in Kakkanad, where 12 industrial units have applied for securing LNG connections.
India’s Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd is looking to buy more gasoline for May delivery and this is coming at a time when Indonesian demand is stronger due to the Muslim fasting month, traders said on Friday.
Those against Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) projects are against the development of the state, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. He was speaking after inaugurating four CNG filling stations of the Indian Oil Corporation in Kochi through video-conferencing at a function at Kalamassery on Thursday.
The CERAWeek India Energy Forum is underway in New Delhi; CNBC-TV18’s Nithya Balakrishnan caught up with Prabhat Singh of Petronet LNG and asked him about the status of the Kochi terminal project and other developments.
If everything goes as per the schedule, the Brahmapuram waste-to-energy plant which will be the first gasification plant in India will be operational by 2019.
Kochi, one of the 100 smart cities assigned by the government, is the first tier 2 city to receive a metro project in the country.
In a major boost to the stalled prime infrastructure project of IndianOil in Kerala, the National Green Tribunal has reconfirmed its order dated August 2
The country’s first solar ferry boat ‘Aaditya’ was launched in the 2.5-km Vaikom-Tavanakkadavu sector on Thursday even as the state government sought Central financial assistance to roll out 10 more such passenger boats as part of its aim to replace the existing fleet of diesel boats with solar-powered ones.