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To raise India’s oil & gas production, govt looks to private sector for investment, competition

In spite of the rising share of renewables, oil and gas will continue to play a significant role in India for at least 20-30 years, said Additional Secretary (Exploration) Amar Nath We would be.......

Privatisation would be primary mode of PSU disinvestment: MoS Finance

The Centre has so far raised Rs 7,645.70 crore from PSU disinvestment against a target of Rs 1.75 lakh crore, Dr Karad told the Lok Sabha The initial public offer (IPO) of Life Insurance.......

Govt to float tenders for 4,000 MWh battery storage: RK Singh

Part of it will work as ancillary to the grid controller and part will be made available to the developers for use on a commercial basis, said RK Singh We want that capacity to be based on.......

Govt to push RE agenda in aggressive way, key policies in offing: MNRE Joint Secretary

The PLI scheme has made many solar manufacturers optimistic about the scheme, said the MNRE Joint Secretary To provide green energy to all the consumer segments, government is working on open.......

DGH overhauls PSC for NELP/Pre-NELP blocks, reduces paperwork

The total number of processes and procedures have been cut from 37 to 18 The number of processes where NELP and pre-NELP blocks will have to seek statutory approvals have been halved from 12 to.......

RK Singh takes charge as Cabinet Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy

New Delhi: Raj Kumar Singh assumed charge as Cabinet Minister in the Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on Thursday. Previously, he has been serving as Minister of State (I/c).......

Danve Raosaheb Dadarao takes charge as MoS Coal and Mines

New Delhi: Danve Raosaheb Dadarao took over as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal and Ministry of Mines on Thursday. In addition to Coal and Mines, he has also been assigned the portfolio.......

Here is why RK Singh has been elevated to Cabinet Minister rank

New Delhi/ Vivek Shukla: Much-awaited cabinet reshuffle is over and the list of the new council of Ministers is out. Many have been dropped from the council, many retained and a few have been.......

Dinesh Chandra is now full-time Chairperson of Central Electricity Authority (CEA)

New Delhi: Dinesh Chandra is the now full-time Chairperson of the Central Electricity Authority (CEA). The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Chandra as.......

Govt to release draft guidelines on separate green tariff for discoms in 15 days: RK Singh

If an industry wants green energy, the discom will be able to supply at a separate tariff, said Singh Singh said that by December 2022, India will have 27 GW of fresh solar module manufacturing.......

Govt mulling green Hydrogen purchase obligations from 2022: Power Secretary

‘India is considering a proposal for green Hydrogen purchase obligations for fertilisers and refineries, beginning next year and increasing progressively until 2030,’ said.......

Govt allows states flexibility in utilisation of coal linkage for reducing cost of power

States can use their linkage domestic coal, under flexible utilisation of coal, in Case-2 Scenario-4 power plants At present consumers of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh will benefit.......

New TPPs not on horizon, but coal will still be relevant for India: Coal Secretary

Higher Plant Load Factor (PLF) of existing thermal power plants will continue to meet the growth in power demand, he said The scenario of use (of coal) as solid fuel is bullish, said.......

India planning RPO-like obligation for Hydrogen, investment of $200 mn: MNRE

Commenting on the National Hydrogen Mission, the MNRE Additional Secretary said that the document is in the final stages of preparation Hydrogen could become cost-competitive by 2035,.......

Govt wants ONGC to be ‘enabler’ of growth, seek private partnership to raise crude oil output

The government has set a production target of 40 MMT of crude oil and 50 BCM of natural gas by FY 2023-24, and 70 percent of the targets are expected to be achieved by ONGC The.......