The government intends to provide subsidy to the tune of Rs 13,600 crore between now and 2020 to roll out the ambitious programme of popularising electric and hybrid vehicles in the country under t

New Delhi : Given the widening coal demand-supply mismatch, officials of the coal ministry have requested the new minister Piyush Goyal to pitch for the opening up commercial coal mining to the pri

The Narendra Modi government is set to give a big push to India's power capacity addition programme by putting four 4,000 MW ultra-mega projects (UMPPs) up for bidding in its first year in office.

At a time when the country is facing several hindrances in mining activities, NMDC, the largest state-run iron ore miner, has recorded the highest level of production of 30.18 million tonne for FY1

The power ministry has proposed that planned subsidy for gas-based power plants be restricted to administered price mechanism (APM) gas.

This means if a power plant opts for other sources, such as non-APM gas and imported R-LNG, along with APM gas, the monetary benefits to the discom buying power would be restricted to the extent of its purchase of APM gas-based power.

The government is set to give a big push to the development of hydro power plants in border areas by giving fast-track clearances to projects that are delayed for the last several years due to a co

The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation has sought the assistance of the project monitoring group under the cabinet secretariat to fast-track the Rs 7,500-crore Tawang-II project in Arunachal Pradesh.

In February, India hastened plans to construct 2,500 MW of hydro projects, including one in Tawang and another in Teestha in Sikkim after China announced three more dams on their part of the Brahmaputra river.

Decks have been cleared for India’s first 12-million tonne ultra mega steel plant (UMSP).

State-run mining major NMDC, which has been named the nodal agency for the project by the Prime Minister-led National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC), has started the process of acquiring land for the steel plant in Karnataka and plans to invite bids from companies wanting to set up the UMSP.

After conventional ultra mega thermal power projects, India is set to launch similar projects in the non-conventional energy space.

In a move that would impact Adani Mining, Moser Baer, Vedanta, Monnet Ispat and the Jaypee Group among others, the government is set to consider a proposal to put restrictions on public-private joi