India and the US have discussed investment opportunities in the countryÂ´s urban development sector in the context of new initiatives like development of smart cities.
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
Government to fund green energy conversion of state-run refineries
Powergrid will issue bonds to raise up to Rs 9 billion
Domestic aluminum players need to invest to meet net0 target
Ahmedabad leads the way in solar energy use with 34,794 users
MAY 2023: Subansiri Lower hydroelectric project
Govt floats tender to procure gas-based plants
US federal agency funds methane capture project India
Govt successfully bids out 29 coal blocks for commercial mining
Power Grid Corporation board to raise Rs 900 cr via bonds
India, US discuss urban opportunities
US keen to collaborate on infra
Noting that US companies have plenty to offer for India, USAÂ´s Minister Counsellor for commercial affairs, John McCaslin, said that a core group of 30 US companies have expertise in IT-enabled services and data analytics, which are crucial elements for developing smart cities.
A Shipping Revolution
Liverpool 2 is set to become the central UK logistics hub, located at the heart of supply chains with the fastest and most efficient onward connections to the Irish Sea Hub
RIL plans $13-bn projects
Reliance Industries (RIL) plans to invest about $13 billion in energy projects, including a 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) crude refinery at its Jamnagar complex.
US gives infra initiative draft MoU
India and the US have identified areas where the two countries can start immediate collaboration, which include investment, cluster-related initiatives, investment summit and identification of projects
Coal demand falls
Global coal prices and demand have fallen, as coal is being replaced by other sources of energy. It is replaced by shale gas in the US and is likely to lose out to renewable energy in China. In India, the new government is keen to accelerate mining to unlock indigenous coal reserves of 200 billion metric tonnes.
GAIL’s Singapore arm to get 1 mt US LNG
GAIL (India) has allocated one million tonne a year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) sourced from the US to its subsidiary GAIL Global (Singapore) Pte in Singapore, which is a subsidiary of GAIL India in Singapore.
Govt to open 10 new tech parks in one year
Within one year, the Union government has a target to set up 10 new software technology parks in the country. The government is also planning to provide marketing support to the companies housed in these tech parks by setting up a dedicated office in the US.
Cairn India ranked worlds fastest growing energy firm
Cairn India has been ranked as the fastest growing energy company in the world while Reliance Industries is the top ranked Indian energy firm in the global ranking. With a compound growth rate of 121 per cent in past three years, Cairn was ranked the fastest growing energy company in the world ahead of Cnooc of China, Valero Energy of the US, PetroChina, Essar Energy and Russian Rosneft, according to the Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings.
Bollinger to build another 6 Coast Guard cutters
In the US, the Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport has a $250.7 million contract for six more fast response cutters for the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard said in a news release on September 24 that it had ordered the cutters for delivery in 2016. They bring the total number of the boats under contract with Bollinger to 24, and the contract's total value so far to $1.1 billion.