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  • South Korea shows what a nuclear-powered future might look like Oct 04, 2022 01:18 PM IST

    South Korea shows what a nuclear-powered future might look like

    Pressure is rising to find alternative energy sources before a looming electricity crunch hurts both consumers and manufacturers. South Korea may have the answer

  • Some 600,000 still without power in Florida after Hurricane Ian Oct 03, 2022 02:53 PM IST

    Some 600,000 still without power in Florida after Hurricane Ian

    More than 80 storm-related deaths have been confirmed since Ian crashed ashore Florida's Gulf Coast with catastrophic force on Wednesday as a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour (240 km per hour).

  • NCL logs 19.8% coal production growth in H1 FY23 Oct 02, 2022 12:59 PM IST

    NCL logs 19.8% coal production growth in H1 FY23

    NCL has been entrusted with the production and dispatch of 122 million tonne of coal each in the current financial year.

  • Power consumption grows 13.3% to 127.39 billion units in September; 11.65% in H1 FY23 Oct 02, 2022 11:45 AM IST

    Power consumption grows 13.3% to 127.39 billion units in September; 11.65% in H1 FY23

    Experts opine that the double-digit growth in power consumption in September ahead of festivities points towards economic recovery after two years of the pandemic.

  • Avaada Group will be an integrated green molecule business: Founder Chairman Vineet Mittal Sep 28, 2022 08:55 PM IST

    Avaada Group will be an integrated green molecule business: Founder Chairman Vineet Mittal

    The group is adding capacity across its different verticals and aims to become a 30 GW firm by 2030. Mittal said its current business plan is fully funded.

  • With comfortable coal stocks, no power crisis this festive season Sep 25, 2022 01:28 PM IST

    With comfortable coal stocks, no power crisis this festive season

    Coal India's former Chairman Partha S Bhattacharya is of the view that the coal production and supply to power plants this year is much more comfortable than it was the same last year.

  • Natural gas price to rise to record level this week Sep 25, 2022 11:13 AM IST

    Natural gas price to rise to record level this week

    "The government has set up a committee to review the formula for pricing of domestically produced natural gas. It can for all practical reasons not revise prices on October 1, citing the pendency of issues before the committee," a source said.

  • Sardar Sarovar dam's hydropower output nearly doubles this year, August proves most productive Sep 25, 2022 09:46 AM IST

    Sardar Sarovar dam's hydropower output nearly doubles this year, August proves most productive

    Madhya Pradesh is the biggest beneficiary of the green electricity generated by the SSHEP complex, which has a total installed capacity of 1,450 MW.

  • NPCIL's Rajasthan plant to procure 60% of goods via GeM in FY23 Sep 24, 2022 01:21 PM IST

    NPCIL's Rajasthan plant to procure 60% of goods via GeM in FY23

    Narendra Kumar Pushpakar, director of NPCIL's Rawatbhata plant in Chittorgarh district said that power generation by uranium fuel is increasing constantly and there are several projects on the chart to further increase power generation by uranium fuel.

  • Centre's attempt to corporatise power, agriculture sectors will be disastrous: K T Rama Rao Sep 23, 2022 09:30 AM IST

    Centre's attempt to corporatise power, agriculture sectors will be disastrous: K T Rama Rao

    Speaking to reporters in Siricilla on Thursday, he said if the Electricity (Amendment) Bill brought in by the Central government turns into an Act, farmers would lose free power, Scheduled Caste members, Scheduled Tribe persons, poultry farmers, washermen, barbers, weavers, and others will have to bid goodbye to power subsidies.

  • Nuclear power is the answer to India’s energy demand challenge Sep 21, 2022 10:01 AM IST

    Nuclear power is the answer to India’s energy demand challenge

    India’s renewables’ focus seems attractive at first but the ground reality shows that more reliable alternatives are needed. Nuclear fits the bill

  • OYO working on 'green tag' for sustainable hotels on its platform: CEO Sep 20, 2022 07:27 PM IST

    OYO working on 'green tag' for sustainable hotels on its platform: CEO

    The 'green tag' will be assigned to hotels that are eco-friendly in terms of features like using solar power enhanced efficient lighting and rainwater harvesting.

  • Hurricane Fiona makes landfall on Puerto Rico, knocking out power to island Sep 19, 2022 07:12 AM IST

    Hurricane Fiona makes landfall on Puerto Rico, knocking out power to island

    The center of the storm made landfall on the southwestern coast of Puerto Rico near Punta Tocon at 3:20 p.m. ET (1920 GMT) with maximum sustained winds of about 85 miles per hour (140 kilometers per hour), clearing the threshold for a Category 1 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center said.

  • AIPEF gives call to protest against Electricity Amendment Bill on November 23 Sep 18, 2022 03:04 PM IST

    AIPEF gives call to protest against Electricity Amendment Bill on November 23

    On Sunday, the All India Power Engineers Federation issued a demand for protests against the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 to take place in the nation's capital on November 23.

  • India to roll out Hydrogen powered train on next I-Day Sep 16, 2022 07:37 PM IST

    India to roll out Hydrogen powered train on next I-Day

    India has been able to build trains which are among the best in the world and the next big thing will be when the hydrogen-powered train is rolled out on August 15, 2023, the minister for railways, communication, electronics and IT said here at a programme.

  • Lights out early for Eiffel Tower as Paris saves energy Sep 13, 2022 06:44 PM IST

    Lights out early for Eiffel Tower as Paris saves energy

    The measures are aimed at meeting President Emmanuel Macron's goal that industry, households, and municipal authorities reduce their energy consumption by 10% in response to Russia's cut to gas supplies and spiralling energy prices.

  • Government plans Rs 20,000-crore cash jab into oil firms singed by soaring costs Sep 12, 2022 05:12 PM IST

    Government plans Rs 20,000-crore cash jab into oil firms singed by soaring costs

    The oil ministry has sought a compensation of 280 billion rupees, but the finance ministry is agreeing to only about a 200 billion cash payout, the people said, asking not to be identified as the discussions are private.

  • Return of pricing power to keep retail prices elevated Sep 12, 2022 08:37 AM IST

    Return of pricing power to keep retail prices elevated

    That’s because the consumer price index, currently hovering above the central bank’s 2%-6% target band, has shown little correlation with the wholesale measure in the past decade.

  • Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri to attend Gastech 2022 in Italy Sep 04, 2022 01:03 PM IST

    Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri to attend Gastech 2022 in Italy

    Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri will discuss important issues with counterpart Ministers and CEOs at Gastech 2022 such as the changing energy landscape; post-pandemic economic recovery and the navigation of a route to a just energy transition.

  • CIL has not raised prices in 4 years, planning to list BCCL, CMPDI: Coal India Ltd Chairman Pramod Agrawal Aug 30, 2022 03:10 PM IST

    CIL has not raised prices in 4 years, planning to list BCCL, CMPDI: Coal India Ltd Chairman Pramod Agrawal

    Chairman of Coal India Ltd. Pramod Agrawal stated on Tuesday that the miner has not increased prices of the dry fuel in the previous four years to ensure that consumers may purchase it at costs that are competitive with the global market.

  • JSW Renew set to bag SECI’s 1GWh battery storage systems project Aug 26, 2022 05:00 PM IST

    JSW Renew set to bag SECI’s 1GWh battery storage systems project

    SECI’s battery storage projects, which will be the largest standalone project in the world, will be set up through the build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) route.

  • NTPC board okays Rs 11,843 crore investment for 1320 MW Talcher power project Stage-III Aug 26, 2022 04:32 PM IST

    NTPC board okays Rs 11,843 crore investment for 1320 MW Talcher power project Stage-III

    The Public Sector Undertaking announced that it is going to invest Rs 11,843.75 crore in MW Talcher Thermal Power Project.

  • State-run companies set green energy ambitions with net-zero target in mind Aug 25, 2022 12:50 PM IST

    State-run companies set green energy ambitions with net-zero target in mind

    Apart from use of solar and wind energy, all three state oil refiners plan to produce green hydrogen, while NTPC is getting into nuclear power.

  • Japan considering development of new nuclear reactors Aug 24, 2022 03:40 PM IST

    Japan considering development of new nuclear reactors

    After many of the nation's plants were shut down, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced on Wednesday that he has given his administration the go-ahead to study creating safer, smaller reactors, signifying a renewed focus on nuclear energy.

  • Delhi residents to get missed call, WhatsApp options to register choice for power subsidy Aug 20, 2022 09:56 PM IST

    Delhi residents to get missed call, WhatsApp options to register choice for power subsidy

    All consumers will be given a choice to opt-out from the subsidy or continue getting free electricity from October 1 onwards.

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