Energy

Pugalur-Thrissur Power Project Inaugurated Today: All You Need To Know

Pugalur-Thrissur Power Project Inaugurated Today: All You Need To Know

Edited by Nikita Prasad (With inputs from Agencies) | Friday February 19, 2021

The technology will facilitate smart grid, provide greater flexibility in reactive power management, and will also enable the integration of renewable energy resources.

Oil India Led Consortium To Bid For BPCL's Stake In Numaligarh Refinery

Oil India Led Consortium To Bid For BPCL's Stake In Numaligarh Refinery

Edited by Nikita Prasad (With inputs from Agencies) | Friday February 19, 2021

The exact percentage of the stake of Oil India and Engineers India will depend on the extent of the right of first offer to be exercised by the Assam government

ONGC Envisages Peak Gas Output From East Coast Block In 2024

ONGC Envisages Peak Gas Output From East Coast Block In 2024

Reuters | Monday February 15, 2021

ONGC will ramp up production from its KG basin block to about 3-3.5 mmscmd from May, which will be further raised to 8.5 mmscmd in 2022/23 before hitting peak rate in 2024

India's Solar Energy Generation Could Match Coal-Fired Power By 2040

India's Solar Energy Generation Could Match Coal-Fired Power By 2040

Reuters | Tuesday February 09, 2021

"Solar power is set for explosive growth in India, matching coal's share in the Indian power generation mix within two decades," the IEA said in its India Energy Outlook 2021 released on Tuesday.

French Oil and Energy Group Total Buys 20% Stake in Adani Green Energy

French Oil and Energy Group Total Buys 20% Stake in Adani Green Energy

Reuters | Monday January 18, 2021

AGEL is targeting having 25 GW of renewable power generation by 2025, and Total said AGEL would form a key part of Total's overall plans for 35 GW of gross production capacity from renewable sources by 2025

Energy Demand In India To Grow 6-7% In Next Financial Year: Report

Energy Demand In India To Grow 6-7% In Next Financial Year: Report

Edited by Nikita Prasad | Wednesday January 06, 2021

The all-India thermal plant load factor is likely to improve to 57.0- 58.0 per cent in the next financial year from the estimated level of 53.0- 54.0 per cent in the current financial year, though it still remains subdued

Government Makes Future Coal Shipment Disclosures Mandatory

Government Makes Future Coal Shipment Disclosures Mandatory

Reuters | Friday December 25, 2020

India's coal consumption was likely to rise in coming years, but it could vary widely, with 2030 demand seen anywhere between 1.15 billion tonnes and 1.75 billion tonnes.

Government To Study Arbitration Case Award To Cairn Energy Plc

Government To Study Arbitration Case Award To Cairn Energy Plc

Edited by Nirmalya Sen | Wednesday December 23, 2020

The government's statement followed that from Cairn Energy Plc which said that it had won the arbitration against the Indian government over a tax dispute arising from demand of $1.2 billion from tax department on listing of Indian operations back in 2007

Larsen & Toubro Emerges Lowest Bidder For HPCL's ₹13,000 Crore Refinery Contract

Larsen & Toubro Emerges Lowest Bidder For HPCL's ₹13,000 Crore Refinery Contract

Written by Nikita Prasad | Friday December 18, 2020

HPCL Rajasthan Refinery opened the financial bids submitted by the two bidders (Petrofac and L&T Heavy Engineering) this month

Reliance Industries, BP Start Production From R Cluster Project

Reliance Industries, BP Start Production From R Cluster Project

Edited by Nikita Prasad | Friday December 18, 2020

The ultra-deepwater gas projects are likely to account for almost 25 per cent of the country domestic production and will help to reduce the dependence on imported gas

Structural Factors Responsible For Decline In Solar Power Tariff

Structural Factors Responsible For Decline In Solar Power Tariff

Edited by Nikita Prasad | Thursday December 17, 2020

In the current financial year 2020-21, solar power tariffs declined to Rs 2.36/kWh between June-July 2020 and Rs 2.0/kWh in November 2020

Coal India Seeks To Substitute 80-85 Million Tonnes of Imported Fuel In FY21

Coal India Seeks To Substitute 80-85 Million Tonnes of Imported Fuel In FY21

Edited by Nirmalya Sen | Thursday December 17, 2020

State-run Coal India has asked power plants in the coastal areas to submit proposals for a gradual increase of its supplies to these units to reduce foreign exchange outgo

Government Plans To Allow Relinquished Coal-Fired Plants To Sell Power: Report

Government Plans To Allow Relinquished Coal-Fired Plants To Sell Power: Report

Reuters | Sunday December 06, 2020, Bengaluru

If approved, the plan would help old coal plants earn additional revenue, increase liquidity in short-term power markets and help distribution companies in states access cheaper power

Fuel Product Consumption Increased 1.8% In October, Records Seven-Month High

Fuel Product Consumption Increased 1.8% In October, Records Seven-Month High

Edited by Nikita Prasad | Wednesday December 02, 2020

The country's domestic consumption of petroleum products increased by 1.8 per cent year on year (YoY) to 4.2 million barrels per day in October 2020

Power Demand Grew 11.5% In October, Green Energy Demand-Output Rises

Power Demand Grew 11.5% In October, Green Energy Demand-Output Rises

Edited by Nikita Prasad | Tuesday December 01, 2020

The power demand increased by 11.5 per cent YoY in October 2020, which is a rise for the second consecutive month

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