MEDIA UPDATE (January 25, 2023)

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By Sarkaritel January 25, 2023 07:19

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25-Jan-2023

Power

” New Delhi : The Quality Circle team of Chemistry Deptt “Aqua Power” ofNTPC Bongaigaon won the 2nd Runners up award in Regional Quality Circle Convention held at NTPC Darlipali, Odisha.” : Sarkaritel.com

PowerGrid InvIT Q3 net dips 6% to Rs 216 cr, income declines to Rs 331 cr

New Delhi : Powergrid Infrastructure Investment Trust on Tuesday reported a more than six per cent decline in its consolidated net profit to Rs 216.82 crore in the December 2022 quarter. : Business Standard

BHEL, Thermax, IIT Delhi working on indigenous coal-to-methanol plants

New Delhi : Work is in progress to set up coal-to-methanol plants across the country using indigenous technology, which is being developed by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Hyderabad and Trichy), Thermax, and IIT Delhi, said petroleum and natural gas minister Hardeep Singh Puri. : Mint

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission withdraws advisory on power subsidy through DBT

New Delhi : Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has withdrawn its 2018 advisory to the Delhi government that power subsidy should be granted to the eligible beneficiaries through direct benefit transfer (DBT) mode, as done in the case of LPG cylinders. : Economic Times

PFC bestowed with Gold Shield in ‘ICAI Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting 2021-22’

New Delhi : PFC bestowed with Gold Shield in ‘ICAI Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting 2021-22’. : psuconnect.in

NTPC’s capacity crosses 71GW

New Delhi : Country’s largest power generator, NTPC Group capacity crosses 71 GW with successful completion of the trial operation of first unit of 660 MW North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project, Jharkhand (3×660 MW), the Ministry of Power said in a statement. : Mint

NLC India Limited organized a free medical camp at Tenkuthu Panchayat Union Middle School

New Delhi : NLC India Limited organized a free medical camp at Tenkuthu Panchayat Union Middle School. : psuconnect.in

BEE organized workshop ot train Banks/NBFC’s officials on “Energy Efficiency Financing”

New Delhi : BEE organized workshop ot train Banks/NBFC’s officials on “Energy Efficiency Financing”. : psuconnect.in

Egypt, India “progressively emerging as ideal partners”: Analyst

New Delhi : India and Egypt, which has been invited as guest country for the Republic Day ceremony, are emerging as “ideal strategic and economic partners with potential cooperation” in defence, security, counter-terrorism, among other things, according to Egyptian analyst Mohammed Soliman. : Economic Times

BPCL to set up 1 GW renewable energy plant in Rajasthan

New Delhi : Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) will set up 1 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity in Rajasthan as the nation’s second-largest state oil refiner pivots its path to achieving a net zero emission target by 2040. : Economic Times

TN power utility to do away with subsidies for consumers

Chennai : The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (Tangedco) is to formulate a plan for consumers to give up the 100 free units and other power subsidies. This will come into effect after the Aadhaar linking of the consumers is completed. : Economic Times

Adani Green Energy posts 9 per cent surge in solar, 47 per cent jump in wind energy sale

New Delhi : AdGreen Energy on Monday posted a surge of 9 per cent in the sale of its solar energy portfolio to 2,507 million units for the quarter ended December 2022, against 2,300 million units. : Economic Times

Budget 2023: A prescription for India’s energy transition

New Delhi : In a country where large infra projects are the way to becoming a $5 trillion economy in the next few years, financing will play a critical role in helping India achieve her economic and energy transition goals. : Economic Times

Chandigarh administrator opens north India’s largest floating solar project

Chandigarh : Chandigarh Administrator and Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Monday inaugurated north India’s largest floating solar project of 2000kWp here. : Economic Times

Indi Grid to buy Khargone Transmission for ₹1,497cr

New Delhi : India Grid Trust (IndiGrid) will acquire a 100% equity stake in Khargone Transmission at an enterprise value of around ₹1,497.5 crore, the company said Monday in a regulatory filing. : Economic Times

BPCL signs MoU with Rajasthan Government for setting up 1 GW Renewable Energy Plant

New Delhi : BPCL signs MoU with Rajasthan Government for setting up 1 GW Renewable Energy Plant. : psuconnect.in

Uttar Pradesh Solar Energy Policy 2022: Why ensuring successful execution is the key

Lucknow : With India’s commitment to achieving net zero by 2070, one of the milestones is attaining 500 GW capacity from non-fossil fuel-based sources by 2030. India has made significant progress in this regard, with installed renewable energy (RE) capacity reaching 120,900 MW as of 30 December 2022 (solar power: 63,302 MW; wind power: 41,930 MW). : Economic Times

Tata Power to install public EV charging points at GAIL CNG Stations in Bengaluru

Bengaluru : Tata Power has signed an agreement with GAIL Gas Limited to install DC fast charging points at two of its CNG stations in Bengaluru. : Economic Times

Trouble in Himalayan town swells scrutiny of India’s hydropower push

Chennai : Posters urging “NTPC Go Back” have appeared in Joshimath, a subsiding Indian Himalayan town where roads are cracking and houses crumbling – a crisis locals blame largely on a hydropower project led by India’s biggest electricity producer NTPC. : Economic Times

Sterlite Power bags orders worth Rs 3,800 cr in Apr-Dec

New Delhi : Sterlite Power on Monday said it has bagged orders worth Rs 3,800 crore in the first three quarters of this fiscal, which is 90 per cent higher than a year ago. : Economic Times

India can save $19.5 billion annually with shift from coal to clean power: Report

New Delhi : India plans to add 76 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale solar and wind power by 2025, leading to savings of up to $19.5 billion a year (Rs. 1,588 billion) versus burning coal, according to new research from Global Energy Monitor. : Mint

Regulator Directs Captive Solar Power Generator to Pay Transmission Charges

New Delhi : Regulator Directs Captive Solar Power Generator to Pay Transmission Charges. : mercomindia.com

Indian Solar Module Manufacturing Capacity to Reach 95 GW by 2025

New Delhi : Indian Solar Module Manufacturing Capacity to Reach 95 GW by 2025. : mercomindia.com

Uttarakhand’s Draft Solar Policy Targets 2,000 MW Capacity by 2028

New Delhi : Uttarakhand’s Draft Solar Policy Targets 2,000 MW Capacity by 2028. : mercomindia.com

Adani Green’s Renewable Capacity Up 35% YoY to 7,324 MW in 9M FY23

New Delhi : Adani Green’s Renewable Capacity Up 35% YoY to 7,324 MW in 9M FY23. : mercomindia.com

Power Minister R.K. Singh Chaired Review meeting with states & state power utilities

New Delhi : Power Minister R.K. Singh Chaired Review meeting with states & state power utilities. : psuconnect.in

Rajasthan to Welcome 1 GW Renewable Energy Projects from BPCL

New Delhi : Rajasthan to Welcome 1 GW Renewable Energy Projects from BPCL. : saurenergy.com

Indi Energy Gets National Startup Award 2022 For ‘Energy Storage’

New Delhi : Indi Energy Gets National Startup Award 2022 For ‘Energy Storage’. : saurenergy.com

Largest Floating Solar of North India Worth 2 MWp Capacity Inaugurated in Chandigarh

New Delhi : Largest Floating Solar of North India Worth 2 MWp Capacity Inaugurated in Chandigarh. : saurenergy.com

CMD SJVN virtually addressed ‘India-Nepal Development Partnership Conclave

New Delhi : CMD SJVN virtually addressed ‘India-Nepal Development Partnership Conclave. : psuconnect.in

NTPC Issues BOS Tender for ISTS Connected Wind Projects Worth 1 GW in Gujarat

New Delhi : NTPC Issues BOS Tender for ISTS Connected Wind Projects Worth 1 GW in Gujarat. : saurenergy.com

4000 Homes with Solar Panels & EV Parking To Be Up For Grabs in Maharashtra Soon

New Delhi : 4000 Homes with Solar Panels & EV Parking To Be Up For Grabs in Maharashtra Soon. : saurenergy.com

Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd Issues Tender for O&M of Solar Pumps

New Delhi : Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd Issues Tender for O&M of Solar Pumps. : saurenergy.com

Regulator Directs DISCOMs to Pay ‘Change in Law’ Dues to Solar Developers

New Delhi : Regulator Directs DISCOMs to Pay ‘Change in Law’ Dues to Solar Developers. : mercomindia.com

Rajasthan Invites Bids for 31 MW Solar Projects Under PM KUSUM

New Delhi : Rajasthan Invites Bids for 31 MW Solar Projects Under PM KUSUM. : mercomindia.com

Odisha Regulator Sets Tariff of ₹7.25/kWh for 25 MW Solar Project

New Delhi : Odisha Regulator Sets Tariff of ₹7.25/kWh for 25 MW Solar Project. : mercomindia.com

Delhi power bill relief: DERC now favours subsidy over direct benefit transfer

New Delhi : The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has withdrawn its 2018 suggestion that electricity subsidy be directly credited to accounts of consumers in Delhi. : Indian Express


Oil and Gas

” New Delhi : In a run-up to India Energy Week 2023 (IEW 2023), Petroleum Minister Hardeep S. Puri today ceremonially inaugurated the demo-run of Inland Water Vessel powered by Methanol blended Diesel (MD15). MoS for Petroleum and Natural Gas , Labour and Employment, Rameswar Teli was also present on the occasion.” : Sarkaritel.com

Tata Power to install public EV charging points at GAIL CNG Stations in Bengaluru

Bengaluru : Tata Power has signed an agreement with GAIL Gas Limited to install DC fast charging points at two of its CNG stations in Bengaluru. : Economic Times

Indian Oil Corporation to invest ₹2,200 crore in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi : With an objective to take the major grassroots and expansion projects in the state of Tamil Nadu, the Indian Oil Corporation announced that it has planned investments of around ₹2,200 crore in the state over the next two years. : Mint

BPCL to set up 1 GW renewable energy plant in Rajasthan

New Delhi : Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) will set up 1 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity in Rajasthan as the nation’s second-largest state oil refiner pivots its path to achieving a net zero emission target by 2040. : Economic Times

IndianOil to pump in Rs 2,200-cr investment for projects in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi : Indian Oil Corporation has lined up investments of over Rs 2,200 crore in Tamil Nadu in the next two years towards taking up major grassroots and expansion projects in the state, a senior company official said on Tuesday. : Business Standard

Back ONGC to map India’s geothermal resources in search of clean energy

New Delhi : ONGC plans to map the geothermal energy sources of India in search of clean energy. : Mint

IndianOil to pump in Rs 2,200 crore investment for various projects in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi : Indian Oil Corporation has lined up investments of over Rs 2,200 crore in Tamil Nadu in the next two years towards taking up major grassroots and expansion projects in the state, a senior company official said on Tuesday. : Economic Times

BPCL signs MoU with Rajasthan Government for setting up 1 GW Renewable Energy Plant

New Delhi : BPCL signs MoU with Rajasthan Government for setting up 1 GW Renewable Energy Plant. : psuconnect.in

B20 meet: Gujarat aims to become world centre for green hydrogen in next 12 yrs with 8 MTPA production capacity

Gandhinagar : Gujarat aims to become the world centre for green hydrogen by creating an estimated 8 MTPA production capacity in another 10-12 years, state Industries Minister Balwantsinh Rajput has said. : Economic Times

Scrap windfall tax: FICCI to govt

New Delhi : The government should scrap the windfall profit tax on domestically produced crude oil as the levy is adversely impacting the capex-intensive exploration of oil and gas, the industry said in its recommendation for the forthcoming annual budget. : Economic Times

Uganda to unveil first commercial oil production drilling programme

New Delhi : Uganda will commission on Tuesday the first of its four planned oil drilling rigs and start drilling the first production well, its petroleum agency said, a key milestone as the country races to meet its target of first oil output in 2025. : Economic Times

Oil mixed as investors weigh China demand and US outlook

New Delhi : Crude oil prices edged higher in Asian trade on Tuesday amid hopes of a fuel demand recovery from top importer China, although concerns about a slowdown in the US economy capped gains. : Economic Times

Egypt, India “progressively emerging as ideal partners”: Analyst

New Delhi : India and Egypt, which has been invited as guest country for the Republic Day ceremony, are emerging as “ideal strategic and economic partners with potential cooperation” in defence, security, counter-terrorism, among other things, according to Egyptian analyst Mohammed Soliman. : Economic Times

Work on to have Coal-to-Methanol plants in India: Union min Puri

Guwahati : Work is in progress to set up Coal-to-Methanol plants in the country using indigenous technology, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday. : Economic Times

Oil steady as China reopening is balanced by economic concerns

London : Crude oil prices were steady on Tuesday as concerns about a global economic slowdown and expected build in US oil inventories were offset by hopes of a fuel demand recovery from top importer China. : Economic Times

Gascade and Fluxys step up plans for North Sea hydrogen pipeline

Frankfurt : Pipeline operators Gascade and Fluxys are stepping up the pace on plans for a green hydrogen pipeline in the North Sea by applying to the European Commission to qualify for fast-track approvals and funding, they said on Monday. : Economic Times

Guyana in talks with Qatar, UK, UAE and India on oil blocks

New Delhi : Guyana is in talks with Qatar, Britain, the United Arab Emirates and India on the possibility of directly allocating offshore blocks for oil and gas exploration in parallel with a bidding round this year, President Irfaan Ali said on Monday. : Economic Times

India’s crude imports hit 5-month high in December on cheap Russian supply

New Delhi : India’s crude oil imports rose to a five-month high in December, government data showed on Monday, as refiners stocked up discounted Russian fuel amid a steady increase in consumption in the country. : Economic Times

Budget 2023: A prescription for India’s energy transition

New Delhi : In a country where large infra projects are the way to becoming a $5 trillion economy in the next few years, financing will play a critical role in helping India achieve her economic and energy transition goals. : Economic Times

NRL signed MoU with MyGov Assam to set up 3 Bamboo nurseries

New Delhi : NRL signed MoU with MyGov Assam to set up 3 Bamboo nurseries. : psuconnect.in

India Energy week 2023: Petroleum Minister and Assam CM graced run-up event in Guwahati

New Delhi : India Energy week 2023: Petroleum Minister and Assam CM graced run-up event in Guwahati. : psuconnect.in

Work in progress to set up Coal-to-Methanol plants in country: Puri

New Delhi : Work is in progress to set up Coal-to-Methanol plants in the country using indigenous technology, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri said on Tuesday. : Business Standard

Petroleum minister to attend Indian Energy Week 2023 run-up event in Guwahati

New Delhi : Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Hardeep S. Puri will preside over a run-up event to the India Energy Week (IEW) 2023 in Guwahati. : Mint

PM Modi prioritising energy sector in NE: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri

New Delhi : Priime Minister Narendra Modi has always prioritised the energy sector of the North East, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said. : Economic Times

Russia ramps up January oil exports, India remains top buyer

Moscow : Urals and KEBCO crude oil loadings from Russia’s Baltic ports of Primorsk and Ust-Luga are set to rise by 50 per cent this month from December as sellers try to meet strong demand in Asia and benefit from rising global energy prices, traders said and Reuters calculations showed. : Economic Times

CNG Boad rally-‘Kashi ka Rang, Urga ke Sang’ was organized om January 23

New Delhi : CNG Boad rally-‘Kashi ka Rang, Urga ke Sang’ was organized om January 23. : psuconnect.in

Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated NRL Centre

New Delhi : Petroleum Minist.er Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated NRL Centre : psuconnect.in

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel January 25, 2023 07:19