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Shell exits city gas biz, sells stake to MGL for Rs.770 crore

Mumbai, Aug. 22 -- Shell India, the local arm of Royal Dutch Shell Plc, on Tuesday sold its 10% stake in the city gas distribution business of Mumbai-based Mahanagar Gas Ltd (MGL) for Rs.770 crore. A... Read More


Waive parking charges for electric vehicles, Centre tells Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Aug. 22 -- The ministry of road transport and highways has asked the UT administration to give incentives for electric vehicles (EVs) like waiving of toll and parking charges and issuing g... Read More


Solar-irrigated farms face an unexpected threat in Zimbabwe: hungry elephants

Zimbabwe, Aug. 22 -- When one of Zimbabwe's first solar mini-grid systems was installed in this drought-prone village near the Botswana border in 2016, residents thought their problems were solved. C... Read More


EIA: U.S. leads global oil and production, with record growth in 2018

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- The Energy Information Administration reported that U.S. petroleum and natural gas production increased by 16% and by 12%, respectively, in 2018, and these totals combined establ... Read More


Wind And Solar Gaining Edge Over Natural Gas

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- A new U.S. Dept. of Energy study shows that the cost of generating more power through wind turbines is cheaper now than buying fuel at an expected price from an equivalent natura... Read More


Rajasthan govt to bring new renewable energy policy: Minister

New Delhi, Aug. 21 -- Rajasthan Energy Minister B D Kalla on Tuesday said the government would bring a new renewable energy policy in the state. Speaking at a seminar on 'exploring renewable energy p... Read More


Russia's Norilsk and S.African coal town Kriel top SO2 emissions hot spots -NASA data

New Delhi, Aug. 21 -- Russia's Norilsk smelter complex and a town in South Africa's eastern coal mining province have the highest sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions in the world, according to satellite d... Read More


China's Sinopec resumes output at most wells shut by typhoon

New Delhi, Aug. 21 -- According to the reports published in reuters.com* Sinopec Corp has resumed operations at most of the oil and gas wells at its top-producing oilfield, Shengli in east China, afte... Read More


Not setting deadline for transition to EVs: Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi, Aug. 21 -- In what may come as a breather for the automobile sector, the transport ministry will not set any deadline for transition to electric vehicles, Union minister of road transport a... Read More


Oil prices slip, but supported by hopes trade tensions could ease

New Delhi, Aug. 20 -- Crude oil prices slipped on Tuesday, but losses were limited as equity markets rallied and as traders hoped Sino-U.S. trade tensions would ease. The United States said it would ... Read More