Development of Geothermal Technology

December 06, 2023

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is implementing a "Renewable Energy Research and Technology Development Programme (RE-RTD)" through various research institutions and industry to develop indigenous technologies and manufacturing for widespread applications of new and renewable energy in efficient and cost-effective manner, including geothermal technology to extract the heat trapped in the earth's crust which can be directly used for heating/cooling or to make electricity.

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Allocation of Coal Mines

December 03, 2023

Till date, six rounds of commercial auctions have been completed. Till date, 86 coal block have successfully been auctioned under commercial mining in 6 rounds of auction.

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Domestic Manufacturing Capacity in Renewable Energy Sector

November 30, 2023

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, consistently brings out policies to enhance domestic manufacturing capacity in renewable energy sector.

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Solar Energy Policy

November 27, 2023

In order to promote development of solar energy in the country, a National Solar Mission (NSM) was launched in January 2010. Under the NSM, the Government has introduced various schemes from time to time.

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Year-wise Import of Crude Oil in India

November 24, 2023

The import value of crude oil depends on demand growth, price volatility in international market, exchange rate changes, geo-political situations, etc. Increase in import value of crude oil results in higher outgo of foreign exchange.

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Year-wise Production of Crude Oil in India

November 21, 2023

The details of domestic crude oil production in Million Metric Tonne (MMT) during the last three years are given as under.

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Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS)

November 18, 2023

Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) is one of the technology pathways which help in reducing net emission and support to accomplish net zero by 2070 by decarbonising large industrial sectors particularly steel, cement, thermal power plants, fertilizer and petrochemical industries etc.

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Import of LNG from UAE

November 15, 2023

On 13th July 2023, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (Indian Oil) has signed Heads of Agreement (HOA) with Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company Limited (ADNOC LNG), UAE for supply of upto 1.2 Million Metric Tonne Per Annum (MMTPA) for a period of 14 years starting from 2026.

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State-wise Production of Crude Oil and Natural Gas 2022-23

November 12, 2023

During the FY 2022-23 country’s annual production of Petroleum or Crude Oil and Natural Gas was 29.18 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) and 34.45 Billion Cubic Metres (BCM) respectively and consumption of Oil Based Petroleum Products and Natural Gas was 223.01 MMT and 160.83 MMSCMD respectively.

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Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN (Jaiv Indhan - Vatavaran Anukool fasal awashesh Nivaran) Yojana

November 09, 2023

To facilitate production of ethanol, Government in March, 2019 had notified the Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN (Jaiv Indhan - Vatavaran Anukool fasal awashesh Nivaran) Yojana for providing financial support for setting up Second Generation (2G) ethanol projects in the country using lignocellulosic biomass and other renewable feedstock.

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Biodiesel Purchase Policy

November 06, 2023

One of the critical elements for enhancing the energy security of the country is the development of alternative sources of energy including biofuels.

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Coal based Thermal Power Plants in India

October 05, 2023

The number of major coal-fuelled Thermal Power Plants (TPPs) that are operational in the country is 180.

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