Daily Archive: July 1, 2015

Coal India hits record high

Shares of Coal India have moved higher by 2% at Rs 429, also their record high on the National Stock Exchange (NSE). In the past two trading sessions, the stock was up 5% compared...

Bhel commissions Sudan’s largest power project

State-owned power equipment maker BhelBSE 3.67 % today said it has commissioned Sudan’s largest power plant. Bhel has executed this project on Engineering, Procurement and Construction ( EPC) basis. It has designed, manufactured, supplied...

No more REC for renewable captives?

This could very soon be true going by the draft ammendments of the  terms and conditions for the issuance of REC for renewable generators. CERC had notified the “Terms and Conditions for recognition and...

Farm land not required for solar projects: Power Minister

Dispelling worries over acquisition of farmers’ land for the government’s ambitious solar mission, Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said no agriculture land will be acquired for clean energy projects. The minister’s comments assume significance...

Order on charges against Koda on July 14

A special court on Tuesday fixed July 14 for pronouncing its order on framing of charges against former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda and seven others in a coal block allocation scam case. The...

New rules on anvil for infra works near coal plants

The Environment Ministry wants all construction projects, including the building of new roads, bridges, flyovers, or embankments to be constructed using only fly ash or fly ash-based products if they fall within 500 km of...

USAID to assist IIFCL raise USD 665m of green finance

In an effort to scale up India’s renewable energy capacity, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with IIFCL Asset Management Company Ltd. (IAMCL) to provide...

Cong sends CM cactus over power tariff hike

Meerut: Protesting against the latest round of hike in power tariff which will come into effect from Wednesday, Meerut unit of the Congress party on Tuesday sent a potted cactus to Uttar Pradesh chief...