Press Trust of India | Last Updated: February 07, 2016 16:55 (IST)
State-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) will this month conduct a special auction to offer the dry fuel to distressed power producers as the government gears up to provide round-the-clock electricity to all.
Thomson Reuters | Last Updated: February 05, 2016 15:52 (IST)
Adani Power Ltd will soon sign a deal to set up a $2.2-billion coal-based power plant in Jharkhand, two people with knowledge of the matter said, as its controlling shareholder aims to nearly double capacity this decade.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: February 04, 2016 19:04 (IST)
Ind-Ra expects industrial demand growth to stay muted at 4-5 per cent in 2016-17. The residential segment is likely to see a healthy demand clip of 7-8 per cent. Agricultural demand is likely to grow 2-3 per cent since it would depend moreclosely on the monsoon and the switchover to energy-efficient pumps.
Thomson Reuters | Last Updated: February 04, 2016 13:53 (IST)
Strategic reserves are underground rock caverns used to store crude oil.
Thomson Reuters | Last Updated: February 03, 2016 12:59 (IST)
The cabinet has cleared a proposal to sell coal to non-power sectors.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: February 01, 2016 16:23 (IST)
The government on Monday banned duty-free import of capital goods for power generation and transmission projects under the Export Promotion Capital Goods (EPCG) scheme.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 27, 2016 16:17 (IST)
India's energy demand is likely to almost double in next 25 years as the economy is estimated to expand to $9 trillion by 2040, US oil major ExxonMobil said in its Energy Outlook 2040.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 26, 2016 13:46 (IST)
Public sector oil firms IOC, BPCL, HPCL and EIL will invest Rs 1.5 lakh crore in setting India's biggest refinery on the west coast, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 26, 2016 13:04 (IST)
The Paradip Refinery of Indian Oil, which is set to be dedicated to the nation on February 7, will massively boost the bottomline of the largest oil marketeer to the tune of 20-30 per cent, thanks to the latest technologies deployed at the facility that's coming up after a delay of 14 long years.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 22, 2016 18:44 (IST)
Standard & Poor's today affirmed its ratings on ONGC, saying it reflects the company's strong competitive position and expectations of moderate financial ratios despite fall in oil and gas prices.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 22, 2016 17:49 (IST)
The slowdown in the mining sector, particularly in China -- the world's biggest metal consumer -- will lead to an "unprecedented shift in the industry, Moody's Investor Service said on Friday.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 22, 2016 16:21 (IST)
Moody's Investors Service on Friday placed the ratings of state-run oil producers ONGC and its subsidiary ONGC Videsh "on review for downgrade" on slumping oil prices, weakening demand and prolonged period of oversupply.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 21, 2016 19:12 (IST)
Coal will remain the dominant fuel for India's power sector over 10-year forecast period to 2025 despite growth in alternative sources, including renewables, BMI Research, Fitch Group company, has said.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 20, 2016 15:45 (IST)
Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) has invited bids from international firms for setting up solar power projects having total capacity of 260 MW in Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 20, 2016 14:05 (IST)
The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new power tariff policy that aims at promoting clean energy, better regulation of electricity distribution companies (discoms) and faster rollout of investments.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 15, 2016 17:05 (IST)
NTPC has cut average cost of generating electricity from coal by 13.6 per cent in the last three months by slashing coal imports, saving consumers Rs 300 crore a month.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 11, 2016 14:33 (IST)
Reliance Power on Monday said electricity regulator CERC (Central Electricity Regulatory Commission) has approved an increase of 9 paise per unit, or 7 per cent, in tariff over its 25-year power purchase agreement for the 3,960 MW Sasan ultra mega power project (UMPP) that translates into a compensation of over Rs 300 crore per annum.
Thomson Reuters | Last Updated: January 08, 2016 20:34 (IST)
India is getting ready to open up commercial coal mining to private companies for the first time in four decades, with the aim of shifting the world's third-biggest coal importer towards energy self-sufficiency.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: January 03, 2016 19:32 (IST)
The Warangal transmission project with an estimated cost of around Rs 9,000 crore, the largest so far on the block, is likely to be auctioned next month.