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Energy News MonitorVol.-XII, Issue-11, 25 August 2015
Global energy news in the month of August was dominated by the fall in oil prices. Around the third week of August WTI prices breached the floor of $ 40/bbl and continued to stay around that level till the end of the month leading to predictions of $ 20/bbl in the future.
In an effort to boost power sector in Bihar, the state cabinet approved 16 schemes aimed at ensuring electricity supply in rural areas, renovation and expansion of thermal power stations and better power transmission network.
The government has approved a proposed master plan to develop 50 solar cities, for which master plans have been prepared for 46. Three of these cities under the programme are planned to be set up the national capital region,