Iran hopes India will strive to get another waiver from U.S. sanctions as New Delhi plans to continue buying oil from Tehran, Iran’s deputy foreign minister for economic diplomacy Gholamreza Ansari said on Tuesday. In November, the Unites States granted a six-month waiver from sanctions to India and allowed New Delhi to continue to import […]
With $100 billion of existing and proposed thermal power plants in financial distress and low cost but variable renewable energy capacity best able to meet targets, India has an opportune moment to transform its electricity sector by introducing day-ahead market pricing, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Tuesday. A new […]
The Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) has issued a request for proposal (RfP) for the installation of 15 MW of grid connected rooftop solar PV systems. The project will be developed under RESCO model with net metering facility at various locations across the state. The scope of work includes the design, supply, installation, testing, […]
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an important notification which states that the government will soon issue a list of solar manufacturers and models that will be utilized in government-owned projects and those set up for the sale of electricity to the government. According to this order, the MNRE will enlist […]
The Andhra Pradesh government has issued Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018 to encourage energy generation from wind and solar hybrid projects in the state. The state government has set a target to achieve 18,000 MW of renewable energy capacity by the financial year 2021-22, which is 10 percent of the national target. After the policy comes […]
Public sector energy generation major NTPC Limited has planned to invest almost Rs 10,300 crore in Greenfield power plants in Uttar Pradesh. These plants include a proposed 1,600 megawatt (Mw) (2×800) thermal power project at Shaktinagar (Singrauli) in Sonebhadra district of UP. This project is estimated to entail investment of Rs 9,000 crore, NTPC Regional […]
International boost for northeast India! Under Modi government’s ambitious UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) scheme, the capital city of Assam, Guwahati, is likely to be the first one to be connected internationally with the central government finalizing bids for the Guwahati-Dhaka and Guwahati-Bangkok routes. According to a PTI report, while multiple bids were received […]
Indian carriers IndiGo and GoAir, aircraft manufacturer Airbus and engine maker Pratt & Whitney will meet Indian civil aviation ministry officials on Tuesday to discuss ongoing issues with engines fitted to A320neo planes, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. IndiGo, India’s biggest carrier by market share, and rival GoAir were forced to ground […]
Oil prices were stable on Tuesday, supported by hopes that talks in Beijing between U.S. and Chinese officials might defuse trade disputes between the world’s biggest economies, while OPEC-led supply cuts also tightened markets. International Brent crude futures were at $57.42 per barrel at 0742 GMT, up 9 cents, or 0.2 percent from their last […]
Oil prices were stable on Tuesday, supported by hopes that talks under way in Beijing involving U.S. and Chinese officials could end trade disputes between the world’s biggest economies, while OPEC-led supply cuts also tightened markets.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday asked the Centre to immediately release the pending funds for the Polavaram project.
Stalled hydroelectric projects under construction that are above 25 MW are facing a cost overrun of Rs. 28,881 crore, according to data compiled by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA).