Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) has decided to approach the Supreme Court seeking to review its decision that allows cancellation of power purchase agreement (PPA) between Adani Power and the state discom for 1,000MW supply from the company’s Mundra unit.
Water supply and sanitation department has proposed one-time settlement (OTS) of its over Rs 490 crore outstanding power bill payment towards the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) on account of electricity used for various water and sanitation schemes.
Expressing serious concern over Power Ministry’s proposed letter of credit (LC) as payment security mechanism under the power purchase agreement, the Southern Regional Power Committee (SRPC) has requested the ministry to defer the implementation date.
The government plans to auction more than 41 new coal blocks “very shortly”, Union minister Prahlad Joshi said on Wednesday. He told the Lok Sabha that a number of important steps have been taken to augment and monitor coal dispatches to power plants.
The beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in India consume on an average 2.3 LPG cylinders of 14.2 kg annually which is about half of what a rural consumer consumes on an average, new research has found.
The government has no plans to ban petrol and diesel vehicles in the near future but will continue to push for greater use of electric vehicles with a view to cut oil imports and save the environment, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Tuesday.
Amid continuing opposition to hydrocarbon initiatives, Tamil Nadu Law Minister C Ve Shanmugam Tuesday indicated setting up of an expert committee to go into the pros and cons of such projects in the State.
Implying anomalies in certain deals, the Government of Andhra Pradesh has decided to review the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) entered into during the five-year tenure of past government led by TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu.
Ujjwala, the Narendra Modi government’s flagship social welfare programme providing LPG connection free of cost to poor households, has helped ease chest congestion among rural women by 20%, according to a joint study by Indian Chest Society and Indian Chest Research Foundation.
European gas hub prices have exceeded the price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on the Asian spot market in a rare occurrence that rules out arbitrage of LNG cargoes between the Atlantic and Pacific basins.