NATIONAL GAS PIPELINE GRID
GAIL to invest over Rs 45,000 cr to create infra for gas-based economy
GAIL's push for the creation of infrastructure is in line with Modi's vision of creating a gas-based economy.
National power grid terms the 9 PM light-off event unprecedented, estimates 12.9 GW dip in demand
The ‘unprecedented’ event will be handled t...
Govt to provide Rs 5,559 crore funding to Northeast gas grid
The decision to provide viability gap funding to Indradhanush Gas Grid Ltd for s...
Gas grid to be expanded to 27,000 km, pricing reforms in offing
The government has set a target of raising the share of natural gas in primary energy basket to 15 per cent by 2030 from current 6.2 per cent. Connecting gas sources to consumption hubs is a key to achieving this. Presently, most of the gas pipelines are concentrated in the western and northern part of the country with a few lines in the east and south.
Gas stocks jump as FM proposes to extend gas grid by 11,000 km
The government allocated Rs 22,000 crore to power and renewable energy sector.
Oil regulator seeks consultant to rationalise gas pipeline tariff
Presently, the country has a network of 16,981-km of pipelines, with each having a different tariff. The present tariffs policy provides for lower transportation charges in the area closer to the source of gas and this progressively increases that leads to a scenario where the users in hinterland pay extra than those on the coast.
Blueprint for national gas grid, water grid unveiled
Presenting the first Budget of the Modi government in its second term, Sitharaman also said a package for power sector and structural reforms will be unveiled soon
Grid managers seamlessly handles 32GW fall and rise in demand within 20 minutes on Sunday
Engineers at electricity load despatch centres managed a total power demand dip of almost 32 GW between 8.49 PM and 9.09 PM, on Sunday, nearly three times the estimated fall by the national power grid.
PM's 9-minute lights-out call goes well without disrupting electricity grid
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged people to switch off the lights at their homes and light up lamps, candles or mobile phone torches for nine minutes at 9 pm on Sunday to display the country's "collective resolve" to defeat coronavirus.
GAIL to invest Rs 45,000 cr in expansion of pipelines, city gas network
GAIL currently operates 11,000-km of pipeline network and markets two-thirds of all natural gas sold in the country.
ExxonMobil, IOC ink gas transport pact
The US has emerged as an important energy supplier for India, with total crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports worth an estimated $6.7 billion, officials said. Imports of the two commodities in April-December 2019 have already surpassed the shipments during the entire previous fiscal year.
Power demand dipped 26 GW as citizens switch off lights
The national power grid was prepared for the fall in demand and has been gradually scaling down thermal power generation in steps since 7.30 PM. In tandem power generation from gas-based and hydel generation units were being scaled up to maintain the balance.
Power price at IEX crashes to 70 paise per unit for 9 PM delivery slot on Sunday
PM Narendra Modi has appealed citizens to switch off electric lights at 9 pm on Sunday for nine minutes.
Share market update: Nifty Commodities index gains; Coal India climbs 2%
The Nifty Commodities index was trading 0.45 per cent up at 3516.95.
Government eyes Rs 3 lakh crore by public sector transmission lines, telecom towers, gas pipelines & airports
Niti Aayog has drawn up a list of assets that can be sold including towers of BSNL & MTNL.
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