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Take action to cut methane emissions from oil, gas sector: IEA

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Methane emissions from the global oil and gas industry fell by an estimated 10 per cent in 2020 as producers slashed output in response to the historic shock of the Covid-19 crisis, the International...

Huge renewable energy plans lie ahead for next decade: PM Modi

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced that there are huge renewable energy deployment plans for India for the next decade which are likely to generate business prospects of around $20 billion per year. In his address after...

Dedicated power supply arrangement for industry on anvil

New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The government proposes to put in place dedicated power distribution channel for industries in the manufacturing zones in order to provide competitively priced electricity to units giving make in India push. Sources said the plan...

Weak demand from power sector pushes up CIL’s e-auction of coal

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With weak demand from the power sector in the wake of Covid-19 disruptions, the country's largest coal producer Coal India Ltd shifted its attention to the non-power sector to see around six-fold increase in...

All-India energy demand up in Sep after 6 months of decline: Report

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS): Easing of lockdown curbs lifted India's energy demand in September after a decline of six months, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) on Thursday. In a report on India's power sector, the ratings agency said that...

RIL has 15-year vision to be a new energy company: Report

Mumbai (IANS) Oil and telecom major Reliance Industries (RIL) has a 15-year vision to become a new energy company aimed at turning into a net carbon-zero company, according to a report by BofA Securities. The report says that RIL is...

NTPC to acquire solar projects not running on Chinese equipment

By Subhash Narayan In a major acquisition spree, country’s largest power producer NTPC has invited bids to buy operational solar power projects with unspecified capacity. This is the first time that the state-owned power generator has evinced interest in acquiring operational...

Govt permits operation of Electricity Futures in India

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In a major reform initiative, the government has permitted opening up of derivative market in the power sector like any other commodity, allowing both power generators and consumers to enter futures contracts and use...

NTPC acquires Centre’s stake in NEEPCO, THDC for Rs 11,500 crore

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Making an aggressive bid, the country''s largest power producer NTPC on Thursday announced acquisition of the government''s entire stake in two hydropower producing companies - THDC India and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd...

President Trump discussed energy deal with PM Modi

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he discussed an energy deal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their talks on Tuesday. On the second and final day of his two-day visit, Trump held talks with...

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Gujarat hits new daily Covid tally with over 7K cases, 73 deaths

Gandhinagar, April 14 (IANS) Gujarat saw its daily Covid tally continue to spiral high with 7,410 new cases on...