Coal India has raised prices of thermal coal by an average 9%. The decision was taken at a board meeting held on Monday while revised prices would be effective from Tuesday.
A 130 MW solar power plant was commissioned by NLC India Ltd at 33/110 KV pooling substation in Neyveli near here on Monday as part of NLCIL’s commitment to green energy initiatives of the Centre.
State-owned oil refiner Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) has written to the oil ministry proposing its integration with gas-transmission utility GAIL or upstream firm Oil India Ltd (OIL), petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.
A detailed project report (DPR) for 219-km-long Pathankot-Mandi fourlane project has been finalised by the NHAI and submitted to the state government.Official sources said here today that the preparation of the DPR had been completed well before time by Joint Ventures and Infrastructure Casta Limited.
Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan interacted with Jammu and Kashmir farmers in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Existing solar energy projects and bidders for new ones must be insulated from the uncertainty of antidumping duties on import of cheap cells and modules to keep their cost calculations intact, minister of power, new and renewable energy RK Singh said.
Soon after a Mint report that quoted a 2 top officials for taking legal action, ONGC tweeted- “ONGC makes clear tht news abt farming out blocks 2 b challenged in court, is a frivolous campaign.
Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today made a strong case for inclusion of natural gas in the Goods and Services Tax, saying that if polluting coal can be included, then the environment-friendly fuel certainly deserves a place in the new regime.
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.