Monthly Archive: June 2017

Coal India to shut 37 mines this fiscal year

Coal India Ltd plans to shut 37 underground mines by the end of this fiscal year, two company officials said, despite unions’ plans to strike for three days this month if the decision is...

NTPC installs AC Microgrid at NETRA in Greater Noida

National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) on Thursday announced the installation of an AC Microgrid test bed of 110 KWp Solar PV with demand side management at the NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance (NETRA),...

UK renewables muscle out fossil fuels for first time

Renewables energy generation records have tumbled once more in the UK as low carbon electricity sources outperformed fossil fuels for the first time ever. Yesterday afternoon National Grid confirmed that for the first time...

PFC to raise Rs 70k cr, mulls portfolio rejig

New Delhi: State-run lender Power Finance Corporation plans to raise Rs 70,000 crore during the current financial year through various borrowing instruments as it plans to recast its portfolio by expanding in transmission and renewable energy projects.  “Our...

A Peek At India’s First EV Charging Station

Say hello to one of India’s first EV (electric vehicle) charging stations. It’s situated in Nagpur and is one of the four stations that charge Ola’s maiden electric fleet comprising of two hundred vehicles...

Japan greenlights nuclear deal with India

TOKYO — Japan’s ruling party on Wednesday pushed a nuclear cooperation deal with India through the upper house of parliament, clearing the way for Japanese exports of materials and technology to the South Asian...