Amid reports that the government plans to offer 60% stake in government-owned companies’ existing oil and gas fields to private players, state-run ONGC on Friday wrote a letter to the Prime Minister opposing any such move.
NTPC Ltd, country’s largest power producer, plans to acquire operational coal-based power stations but only those built with Indian, not Chinese, equipment and with lower generation costs, which will keep many private plants out.
Around 3.68 lakh connection of LPG have been issued under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. During a meeting chaired by the Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Thursday
The Odisha government has voiced its displeasure with the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) for delaying the commissioning of different projects proposed for the petrochemical complex at Paradip.
Akey state utility has reversed its stand and will buy solar power from a large project, although at a lower rate than initially proposed, giving a boost to the renewable energy sector
India plans to as much as quintuple development of hydroelectric power in Jammu and Kashmir. The local government is planning to add more than 5,000 megawatts of power using the flow of its rivers within the next five to six years
Uttarakhand will receive between 802 million units and 900 million units of electricity in December to March from Punjab, to offset the gap between demand and supply in the lean winter months.
Scurrying for solutions to fight the toxic air pollution, the government has said it plans to transport coal in covered rail wagons and trucks across the country.
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday asked state-owned firms to increase supply of natural gas and alternative fuels to states where the use of polluting petroleum coke and furnace oil has been banned.
Two months after a run-in with US giant General Electric Co. (GE) over the manufacture of diesel locomotives, Indian Railways has decided to phase out diesel engines in the next five years and switch entirely to electric ones.