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Past articles by Utpal:

Can Bhel adapt to India's clean energy transition?

This is no less than an existential crisis for Bhel, which is heavily dependent on orders for conventional power projects. → Read More

Survey set to gauge success of govt electricity schemes

Implementation of the schemes also depends on the financial position of state discoms → Read More

JSW signs exclusive deal to buy Mytrah

Barclays  Bank  is  said  to  be  managing  the  sale  of  the  green energy  producer.The deal is likely to be struck at an enterprise value of $2 billion → Read More

The Growing Investor Interest In India’s Road Assets

As  many  as  50  assets  are  up  for sale amid strong investor interest in the sector → Read More

Govt  may  axe  coal  cess for  clean  power  plants

The waiver is expected to encourage power producers to reduce their carbon impact and help India meet its climate commitments made at the Conference of Parties (COP-26) summit in Glasgow. → Read More

Why does India want  Opec+ to raise production?

India has been pressing the Opec to balance the interests of crude suppliers and consumers for long. It is expected to discuss oil prices with Opec secretary general Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo who is now in Delhi. → Read More

India Inc’s race to raise the ESG quotient

There’s a sudden push to raise corporate India’s environmental, social and governance quotient. Will it succeed?.The fact that India has no official standard for what constitutes ESG is a pain point. Many firms will try to game the system, and the lack of a standard will only make it easier. → Read More

Three decades on, Hilsa returns to the Ganga

The fish vanished from Ganga because of reasons such as building barrages across rivers that obstructed its migration → Read More

Govt charts course for usage of new-age fuel

Refineries, fertilizer plants may have to start using green hydrogen → Read More

Govt working to keep lights on as virus hits workers

With a growing number of power sector personnel testing positive for covid-19, the government is pulling out all stops to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply across the country, two government officials aware of the preparations said → Read More

India may raise Chinese hack risk at global forums

The move comes in the wake of repeated cyberattacks targeting India’s critical infra → Read More

Tata, Mahindra, Ashok Leyland eye BEML stake

Firms vie for 26% stake in state-run defence equipment maker → Read More

Torrent Power' bid highest for Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu discoms

Torrent Power bid around Rs555 crore for acquiring 51% stake in these two discoms; as part of the discom privatization exercise for eight Union territories. → Read More

GIP looks at Vector Green InvIT to raise $100 million

Renewable energy InvIT plans have been gaining traction in the wake of India’s galloping power demand → Read More

ISA to launch World Solar Bank at global climate meet in Nov

The proposed World Solar Bank is expected to be headquartered in India → Read More

Securing new biz among CPPIB’s pre-conditions for SB Energy deal

Canadian pension fund is looking to acquire SoftBank’s 80% stake in the firm for an estimated $520 mn → Read More

Petrol price at record high on Tuesday in Delhi

Brent crude trading at $61.03 per barrel and West Texas Intermediate at $56.69 a barrel in early trades on Tuesday. → Read More

Petrol prices scale to new record high in Delhi on Thursday

Retail price of petrol and diesel were increased by 35 paise per litre. Petrol and diesel were retailing at ₹86.65 and ₹76.83 a litre respectively in the national capital → Read More

India’s electricity demand touches record high on Saturday

India’ power demand has been registering record highs in January .The record-high power demand comes before finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman rises to present her third budget → Read More

Petrol prices scale all-time high in Delhi, retailing at Rs86.05 per litre

Diesel prices in Mumbai hits a peak of 82.66 a litre → Read More