MEDIA UPDATE (AUGUST 01 2022)

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By Sarkaritel August 1, 2022 05:56


01-Aug-2022

Power

” New Delhi : More than 40 personnel from the CISF Unit of NTPC Bongaigaon donated blood in the blood donation camp organised under the aegis of Azadi Ki Amrit Mahotsav in association with RNB Kokrajhar Civil Hospital.” : Sarkaritel.com

NTPC – Q1 FY23 Unaudited Results: PAT up by 16.87% (Standalone) & 15.51% (Consolidated)

Mumbai : The Country’s largest power generator- NTPC Ltd., with a present group installed capacity of more than 69 GW, declared unaudited financial results for Q1 FY23 on 29th July 2022. : Sarkaritel.com

” New Delhi : As part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ – to celebrate 75 years of India’s Independence, the Ministry of Power and New & Renewable Energy are organizing ‘Bijli Mahotsav’ across all districts of India under the umbrella of Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya – Power @ 2047 through active public participation and driven by the collaboration of the state and the Central Governments. Key achievements done in Power Sector in the last 8 years are being highlighted through these events.” : Sarkaritel.com

” New Delhi : Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, dedicated two of NTPC’s green projects to the nation NTPC Ramagundam Floating Solar Project (100 MW) in Telangana and NTPC Kayamkulam Floating Solar Project (92 MW) in Kerala.” : Sarkaritel.com

NTPC Commissions Face recognition-based Access Control System

New Delhi : NTPC Coal Mining HQ has commissioned & made operational the Biometric Face recognition-based Access Control System. : psuconnect.in

Coal India to engage MDOs in 14 mines to ramp up production

Kolkata : In a bid to ramp up its production, Coal India is implementing a plan for operationalising 14 mines through the engagement of mine developer and operators (MDOs), a top official said. : Economic Times

NTPC green project to blend hydrogen with piped natural gas for domestic use

New Delhi : State-run NTPC’s Kawas Gas blending project will blend hydrogen with piped natural gas (PNG) for domestic usage. : Mint

CISF Unit of NTPC Bongaigaon donates blood under AKAM

New Delhi : More than 40 personnel from the CISF Unit of NTPC Bongaigaon donated blood in the blood donation camp organised under the aegis of Azadi Ki Amrit Mahotsav in association with RNB Kokrajhar Civil Hospital. : psuconnect.in

PM participated in Grand Finale marking culmination of ‘Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya – Power @2047’

Shimla : Minister Sh. Narendra Modi participated in the Grand Finale Event marking the culmination of ‘Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya – Power @2047’ today via video conferencing. In Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Sh. Jai Ram Thakur presided over the function in Thunag in Mandi along with Sh Nand Lal Sharma, CMD, SJVN. : psuconnect.in

PM Modi dedicates 5 Green Energy Projects of NTPC

New Delhi : Shri Narendra Modi, Honourable Prime Minister of India, dedicated and laid the foundation stone of 5 Green Energy Projects of NTPC in Ramagundam Floating Solar Project (100MW) in Telangana, Kayamkulam Floating Solar Project (92MW) in Kerala, Nokh Solar Project (735MW) in Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Green Hydrogen Mobility Project in Leh, Ladakh and Green Hydrogen-Natural Gas Blending Project in Kawas, Gujarat. : psuconnect.in

PM Modi says many states owe over ₹1 lakh cr to power firms, makes an appeal

New Delhi : The losses in the distribution sector in India are in double digits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, stressing that the figure is in “single digits” in developed nations. “This means that we have a lot of wastage of electricity and therefore we have to generate more electricity than we need to meet the demand,” the prime minister stressed. : Hindustan Times

POSOCO organises Bijli Mahotsav

New Delhi : The Ministry of Power in association with District Administration, and coordinated by POSOCO, organized a ‘Bijli Mahotsav’ under the umbrella of Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya – Power @2047 at Sarvodaya Co-Ed Senior Secondary School, Mehrauli, South Delhi, as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ on Thursday. : Free Press Journal

PM asks states to clear dues of power firms; launches ₹3tn scheme for sector

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged states to clear their dues to power generation companies, which amount to over ₹1 trillion, to help ensure firms’ operational viability which in turn would help them meet the country’s energy demand. : Mint

PM launches Power Sector’s Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the Grand Finale marking the culmination of ‘Ujjwal Bharat Ujjwal Bhavishya – Power @2047’ today via video conferencing. During the programme, he launched the Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme. : Sarkaritel.com

High fuel costs could lead to tariff hike: CESC

Kolkata : Power utility CESC could look at hiking tariffs owing to high fuel costs, Chairman Sanjiv Goenka said on Friday. Goenka also said the company is expected to post similar growth witnessed in the pre-Covid period during this financial year. : Economic Times

Torrent Power buys Wind Two Renergy for Rs 32.51 cr from Inox Green

New Delhi : Torrent Power on Saturday said it has acquired 100 per cent stake in Wind Two Renergy Private Ltd (WTRPL) for Rs 32.51 crore from Inox Green Energy Services. : Economic Times

PM to launch revamped power distribution scheme on July 30

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Power Ministry’s “revamped distribution sector scheme”, which is aimed at improving the operational efficiencies and financial sustainability of the discoms and power departments, on Saturday. : Economic Times

A swelling mountain of bills plagues India’s power industry

New Delhi : A growing pile of unpaid bills in India’s power sector is risking the country’s development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, urging states to clear up their arrears to help modernize power systems. : Mint

America’s new energy crisis

Washington : America is wrestling with the worst energy crisis in nearly five decades, a period of high prices and limited supply. What makes this crisis different than the troubles that roiled the country in the 1970s is how it started and the fixes required to make it end. : Mint

PM launches scheme to boost efficiency, financial sustainability of discoms

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the ‘revamped distribution sector scheme’ to improve the operational efficiency and financial sustainability of power distribution companies. : Mint

PM Modi urges states to clear pending dues to power generation companies

New Delhi : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today on July 30, 2022 launched the Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme. He interacted with the beneficiaries of various schemes. : psuconnect.in

Tangedco owes ₹21,399 crore to power generators

New Delhi : Tamil Nadu’s power distribution utility Tangedco owes a total of ₹21,399 crore to Central power generating stations, independent power producers and renewable energy generators as on July 12. : Hindu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone Of Various Green Energy Projects Of NTPC Worth Over 5200 Crore; Also Launches National Solar Rooftop Portal

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the Power Ministry’s flagship Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme today. The Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme aims at improving the operational efficiencies and financial sustainability of the Distribution Companies (DISCOMs) and power departments. : orissadiary.com

Bijli Mahotsav: PM Narendra Modi to interact with power consumers from five Bihar districts

Patna : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact virtually with beneficiaries of power schemes from five districts in the state – Patna, Bhojpur, Nalanda, Supaul and Muzaffarpur – during the grand finale of Bijli Mahotsav on Saturday. : Times of India

Central govt strengthened power sector by removing previous shortcomings in energy sector: PM Modi

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday highlighted that the central government has strengthened the power sector by removing many previous shortcomings in the energy sector. : theprint.in

PM Modi urges states to clear power utilities’ dues of Rs 2.5 lakh cr

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the states to clear dues of power utilities estimated to be around Rs 2.5 lakh crore to strengthen the energy sector which has to play a big role in accelerating the growth. : Economic Times

All households, villages electrified in Puducherry: CM Rangasamy

Puducherry : Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Saturday said the union territory is self sufficient and has electrified all villages and households. : Economic Times

Install solar panels at home to generate power: Union Minister G Kishan Reddy

New Delhi : Union Minister G Kishan reddy has urged the people of Telangana to generate power in their homes using solar panels. He says government will buy power from such people who generate it using solar panels reported news agency ANI. : Mint

Board of Maharatna company fixes record date for dividend

New Delhi : The largest energy corporation in India, NTPC, produces electricity using nuclear, renewable, and nuclear energy sources. : Economic Times

JSW Energy targets 10 GW capacity by FY25, acquisitions to fuel growth

New Delhi : The energy arm of the Sajjan-Jindal-led JSW group proposes to ramp up its total capacity to 10 gigawatts (GW) by financial year 2024-25 (FY25) from 4.8 GW now, led by acquisitions. : Business Standard

Power Minister calls upon the President of India

New Delhi : Shri R.K Singh, Union Minister for Power and NRE called upon the President of India Smt. Draupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar, Minister of State for Power and Heavy Industries, and Shri Bhagwanth Khuba, Minister of State for MNRE and Chemicals and Fertilizers were present. : psuconnect.in


Oil and Gas

IOC, OVL to acquire stake in Tullow’s $3.5bn project

New Delhi : Flagship refiner-retailer IndianOil has roped in ONGC Videsh (OVL), the overseas investment arm of state-run explorer ONGC, to revive talks for buying a stake in Tullow Oil’s Lokichar oil field in Kenya in a deal size seen at more than $2 billion, if finalised. : Economic Times

IOC records quarterly loss, sold petrol at Rs 10 a litre loss, diesel at Rs 14

New Delhi : India’s largest oil refining and fuel retailing firm, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC NSE 1.25 %), sold petrol and diesel at a loss of Rs 10/litre and Rs 14/litre respectively during the April-June quarter, leading to the company reporting its first quarterly net loss in over two years, reported PTI citing a report. : Economic Times

MRPL to expand petrol pump network in Tamil Nadu, AP, Telangana: Chairman

New Delhi : MRPL is looking to expand its network of petrol pumps in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as it looks to tap markets in the vicinity of its refinery, its chairman has said. : Economic Times

IGL inks Gas Sale Agreement with Ordnance Factory Muradnagar, UP

New Delhi : Indraprastha Gas Limited signed the Gas Sale Agreement with the Ordnance Factory Muradnagar at Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh, on 29th July 2022. : psuconnect.in

OVL in talks to acquire stake in Tullow’s $3.5 bn project

New Delhi : ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) are in talks to acquire a stake in Tullow Oil’s Lokichar oil field in Kenya. : Financial Express

MRPL to expand petrol pump network in Tamil Nadu, AP, Telangana: Chairman

New Delhi : Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd is looking to expand its network of petrol pumps in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, as it looks to tap markets in the vicinity of its refinery, its chairman has said. : Financial Express

IOC loss at Rs 1992 crore

New Delhi : The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Friday reported a net loss of Rs 1,992.53 crore for the June quarter as it sold fuel at a discount in the domestic market while its costs jumped. The net loss in April-June compared with a net profit of Rs 5,941.37 crore in the same period a year ago, the company said in a stock exchange filing. : Telegraph

Russian energy corporation Gazprom cuts off gas supply to Latvia

Moscow : Russia’s state-owned natural gas corporation said Saturday it has halted shipments to Latvia because of contract violations. : Economic Times

TCR Engineering executing 84 gas pipeline testing projects: President Rohit Bafna

New Delhi : Maharashtra-based TCR Engineering is executing 84 gas pipeline testing projects across the country, a top company official said. : Economic Times

Russia asks Sakhalin-2 gas buyers to pay via Moscow-based bank: Report

New Delhi : Russia’s Sakhalin Energy Investment Co has asked its liquefied natural gas (LNG) customers to pay for supplies via a Moscow unit of a European bank, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday. : Business Standard

Renewable Energy Ministry organises Quad Workshop on Clean Hydrogen

New Delhi : The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy today organised the Quad Workshop on Regulations, Codes and Standards (RCS) for Clean Hydrogen, as part of efforts under the Quad Clean Energy Pillar and the Quad Clean Hydrogen Strategic Initiative to strengthen ongoing initiatives and identify new opportunities in the clean hydrogen sector. : psuconnect.in

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today Over Rs 100 in Mumbai, Kolkata, Other Cities; How Much You Have to Pay

New Delhi : The prices of fuel in India remain unchanged for yet another day on July 30. The price of petrol and diesel have stayed unaffected after the central government decided to cut down on the Excise duty of fuel on May 21. : news18.com

Petrol and diesel prices today in Hyderabad, Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai on 31 July 2022

New Delhi : The Petrol and diesel prices remained stable today. Going by the fuel prices at major cities in the country today, the petrol price in Delhi is at Rs. 96.72 per liter and diesel price at Rs. 89.62. : thehansindia.com

Govt mulls cutting domestic gas supply to power sector, sources tell ETNow

New Delhi : The central government may cut domestic gas supply to the power sector in order to push the city gas distribution network, ET Now reported on Friday citing sources. : Economic Times

Russia’s Ukraine war turns fuel tankers into hot property

New Delhi : Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has supercharged one segment of the shipping market, with soaring freight rates prompting companies to rush to purchase rather than rent vessels. : Economic Times

EXPLAINED: The natural gas war between Russia and the West

Paris, France : Natural gas has emerged as a weapon of war between Russia and Europe since Moscow’s February 24 invasion of Ukraine. : Economic Times

Fuel prices remain unchanged

New Delhi : According to a notification of Indian Oil Corporation, petrol in Delhi was sold at Rs 96.72 per litre and diesel at Rs 89.62 per litre. : dailyexcelsior.com

VAT on petrol, diesel will not be increased in UP: CM Yogi Adityanath

New Delhi : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Friday that the Value Added Tax on petrol and diesel is the lowest in the state, adding that there will be no increase in the VAT in the near future as well. : DNA

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