February 25, 2015 20:09 (IST)
The approval is subject to Environment Clearance of Ministry of Environment and Forests.
February 19, 2015 18:36 (IST)
Indian metal and cement companies have bid aggressively for coal blocks in the country's first auctions to sell mines - of the 19 blocks currently on offer, 14 have already sold for over 80,000 crore.
February 18, 2015 20:36 (IST)
Rating agency Crisil on Wednesday said the aggressive bids by companies in the ongoing coal blocks auctions, especially by the power sector, will be credit negative for them.
February 17, 2015 20:40 (IST)
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the ongoing auction of coal mines would help in ensuring cheaper electricity to the common man in a sustained manner as against the practice of states subsidising power.
February 17, 2015 12:40 (IST)
The public sector company has committed to set up renewable power projects of 10,000 MW capacity in the country over the next five years.
February 15, 2015 19:49 (IST)
Faced with limited energy sources and high cost of imports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for innovation and research to develop renewable energy like solar and wind power to provide affordable electricity to every household.
February 14, 2015 18:50 (IST)
Government aims to have 1,00,000 MW of installed solar power capacity by 2022.
February 09, 2015 10:57 (IST)
India's coal imports in January fell 21 per cent month-on-month as state-owned Coal India Ltd ramped up supply from new and existing mines, online trader mjunction said, a trend that is likely to continue this month.
February 02, 2015 17:53 (IST)
IOC board in its meeting on January 29 approved laying of a 1,150 km oil pipeline from Paradip to Hyderabad at a cost of Rs 2,789 crore.
January 30, 2015 18:59 (IST)
Branded diesel will now be charged at 14 per cent of refinery gate price of the fuel plus Rs 5 per litre or Rs 10.25, whichever is lower, according to notification issued by Department of Revenue in the Finance Ministry.
January 29, 2015 20:04 (IST)
Only Indian companies will be allowed to bid for the projects, which will have a combined 750 megawatts (MW) capacity, a spokeswoman for NTPC said on Thursday.
January 21, 2015 17:45 (IST)
Investments are expected across diverse areas of the energy sector including in renewables as well as transmission and distribution segments, he added.
January 17, 2015 16:02 (IST)
The government's role in business is facilitating it, not micro management, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Saturday.
January 10, 2015 18:44 (IST)
NTPC Ltd, India's largest power generating company, has put its Rs 8,000-crore thermal power project at Katwa, West Bengal in the fast-track category.
January 08, 2015 20:47 (IST)
However, the Department of Disinvestment will take a call on time of divestment of ONGC, he told reporters after meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here.
January 07, 2015 16:46 (IST)
GAIL has written to Oil Ministry saying it will invest monthly accruals in the gas pool account in 271 days deposits of four empanelled banks - State Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and Corporation Bank.
January 07, 2015 15:38 (IST)
Aiming to bring another set of reforms in the sector, the Power Ministry is drafting a Cabinet note proposing amendments to the tariff policy for enabling greater competition in the sector.
January 06, 2015 13:20 (IST)
Strikes by unions have earlier cripples power plants in the country. Coal fuels 60 percent of India's power production.
January 02, 2015 14:51 (IST)
Coal India recorded an output of 342.39 million tonnes (MT) in April-December 2014, missing its production target by 3 per cent for the period.
December 26, 2014 14:21 (IST)
Competition in the power distribution sector will improve efficiency and rationalise tariff, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.