The Indian government will introduce rules in six months that could lead to the phase-out of monopolies controlled by natural gas distribution companies in 34 cities, including New Delhi and Mumbai, allowing consumers to choose a new supplier, a senior regulatory official said
CNG price in Delhi and its suburbs was on Wednesday hiked by about Re 1 per kg, the seventh increase in rates in 15 months
Gail India CEO seeks more flexibility in US LNG contracts; firm in talks to acquire more supplies from 2024-25
Gail India is in discussions with US gas exporters to acquire new LNG supplies from 2024-2025
Oil regulator rejects Adani Gas' application for CNG retailing in Jaipur, Udaipur; says not in compliance with regulations
On Adani Gas' claim of having made substantial investment in the two cities, PNGRB said "no documentary evidence has been presented by Adani Gas to show the mammoth expenditure it has supposedly incurred on the project."
The bi-fuel option will be offered only in the Ambiente and Trend Plus trims.
An investment of about Rs 50,000 crore is expected in setting up of CNG stations and pipelines to take cooking gas to households in 50 towns and cities that were bid out for city gas licence in the 10th round, oil regulator PNGRB said
Around 5,000 compressed bio gas plants with annual production of 15 mn tonnes to be set up by 2023: Dharmendra Pradhan
Compressed bio gas can be produced from various types of feed stocks such as agriculture residues, press mud and spent wash of distilleries, sewage water, municipal solid waste (MSW), cattle dung and bio degradable fractions of industrial waste.
Electric vehicles could arrest pollution in Delhi, but without ecosystem, AAP's plan may end up being another unfulfilled promise
If the AAP government is determined to seriously tackle the growing pollution menace in Delhi, it has to ensure developing an ecosystem without delay, so that the draft electric vehicle policy doesn't appear like another political announcement
Former NGT chairman Swatanter Kumar says India needs concerted efforts to control air pollution, not more laws
Firstpost spoke to former National Green Tribunal chairman Justice Swatanter Kumar who, in his 5-year tenure, passed a series of orders to control air pollution in Delhi — including that to ban 15-year-old petrol and 10-year-old diesel vehicles.
Narendra Modi lays foundation stones for projects on CNG and piped cooking gas supply across 129 districts
Of the geographical areas awarded in the 9th round, Modi laid foundation stones for work in 65 geographical areas, made up of 129 districts, while leaving out the ones in election-bound states like Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Telangana due to the model code of conduct.
Narendra Modi will also lay foundation stones marking the beginning of work for city gas networks in at least 62 cities, licences for which were given out in the previous bidding round that concluded a couple of months back
Delhi pollution: City's air quality turns 'severe'; EPCA says construction allowed only during daytime, reiterates private vehicle ban warning
The EPCA on Monday warned that if the air quality in Delhi continues to deteriorate then it would impose a complete ban on the use of non-CNG private as well as commercial vehicles.
Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' due to 'unfavourable' meteorological conditions; EPCA restricts construction to daytime
Delhi's air quality turned 'severe' Monday as the pollution level increased due to unfavourable meteorological conditions, even as the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA directed authorities to allow construction only during the daytime and not charge toll from heavy vehicles stationed at Delhi border.
Private vehicles will have to be restricted if Delhi NCR air quality reaches emergency levels, warns EPCA chief Dr Bhure Lal
Dr Bhure Lal, chairman of the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA for the NCR of Delhi, has been entrusted with the challenging responsibility of reducing pollution levels.
Country facing 'economic crisis' due to crude imports, says Nitin Gadkari; blames OPEC countries for oil price hike
India is the third largest importer of crude oil and rising international oil prices are inflating domestic transport fuel costs in a strong demand environment.
Indraprashtha Gas Ltd increases price of CNG by Rs 1.70 per kg in Delhi, cites appreciation of dollar compared to rupee
GL has also raised the price of CNG by Rs 1.95 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad.
As per the new gas pricing formula approved by the NDA government in October 2014, gas prices are to be revised every six months.
PNGRB said the ninth CGD bidding round was launched on 12 April for development of city gas networks for the 86 geographical areas (GAs) which includes 174 districts (156 complete and 18 part), spread over 22 states and Union Territories (UTs) in India.
GAIL to expand gas pipeline network capacity by 50% by constructing 5,500-kms of new lines in next in 3 years
GAIL operates 11,000-km of pipeline network and markets two-thirds of all natural gas sold in the country
Govt to exempt EVs, alternative fuel-powered vehicles from permit requirements, says union road minister Nitin Gadkari
We have decided to exempt EVs and all vehicles including autorickshaws, buses, taxis run on alternative fuel like ethanol, biodiesel, CNG, methanol and biofuel, from permit requirements, Nitin Gadkari said.