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October 15, 2018, Monday

Your Morning Newsletter In Energy And Infrastructure From Across The Media Space  

Powering Smarter Growth: Smart Meters Have The Potential To Improve Billing Efficiency

Powering Smarter Growth: Smart Meters Have The Potential To Improve Billing Efficiency

India is rapidly working towards realising its vision of affordable and accessible 24×7 power.

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Captive Power Players Concerned Over New Draft Rules For Them

Captive Power Players Concerned Over New Draft Rules For Them

Captive power producers body ICPPA today said the new draft rules for them are against the spirit and provisions of Electricity Act 2003 and deepen the woes of NPA-hit power sector.

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Suzlon Energy Wins Approval To Build A 25.2 MW Wind Farm In Bosnia

Suzlon Energy Wins Approval To Build A 25.2 MW Wind Farm In Bosnia

The Bosnian unit of Indian renewable energy developer Suzlon Energy on Wednesday won the right to build a 25.2 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Bosnia to help it cut greenhouse gas emissions and meet the EU renewable energy standards.

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Improving Power Procurement Practices

Improving Power Procurement Practices

In India there is a great concern over the retail tariffs being charged for electricity, but ironically little attention is paid to the components contributing to the overall costs.

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Sanjiv Goenka Ropes In Ex-rel Energy CEOTo Head CESC's Demerged Distribution Entity

Sanjiv Goenka Ropes In Ex-rel Energy CEOTo Head CESC's Demerged Distribution Entity

Ahead of the proposed demerger of CESC Ltd's diversified businesses, Sanjiv Goenka has roped in Reliance Energy's former chief executive officer Debasish Banerjee to head the planned power distribution entity.

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Retro Karnataka Charges Irk Green Power Companies

Retro Karnataka Charges Irk Green Power Companies

Renewable energy developers in Karnataka are agitated over an order passed by the state power regulator imposing “transmission and wheeling charges” on them retrospectively — on solar projects from end-March 2017, on wind projects from October 2013 and on mini hydel projects from January 2015.

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Vedanta Resources Operating Profit Up 27% To $4.1 Bn In FY'18

Vedanta Resources Operating Profit Up 27% To $4.1 Bn In FY'18

Diversified global natural resources giant Vedanta Resources today reported a 27 per cent surge in operating profit to USD 4.1 billion for 2017-18 on higher output and increase in prices.

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Cabinet Approves MoUs With France, Morocco On Clean Energy

Cabinet Approves MoUs With France, Morocco On Clean Energy

The Cabinet today gave its ex-post facto approval to two separate memorandum of understandings (MoUs) with France and Morocco for cooperation in the field of renewable energy.

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Day After 11 Protesters Killed, Madras HC Stays Expansion Of Vedanta’s Sterlite Plant In Tuticorin

Day After 11 Protesters Killed, Madras HC Stays Expansion Of Vedanta’s Sterlite Plant In Tuticorin

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed the expansion of Vedanta’s Sterlite industrial plant in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin), Tamil Nadu.

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Petrol, Diesel Excise Duty May Be Cut Rs 2-4/litre; PMO To Take Final Call

Petrol, Diesel Excise Duty May Be Cut Rs 2-4/litre; PMO To Take Final Call

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) will take a final call on a cut in the excise duty on petrol and diesel, according to senior officials, with surging fuel prices creating ripples among consumers and politicians alike.

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Petrol, Diesel Price Hike: Guide For Middle-class Indians On Fuel Prices

Petrol, Diesel Price Hike: Guide For Middle-class Indians On Fuel Prices

On the reasons behind the rise in prices of petrol and diesel, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited's (HPCL) Chairman Mukesh K Surana said that in future the prices may see a rise until OPEC countries increase the supply of oil.

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India’s Crude Oil Import Bill Swells 23 Per Cent Despite Fall In Volumes

India’s Crude Oil Import Bill Swells 23 Per Cent Despite Fall In Volumes

The recent rally in international crude oil prices has inflated India’s crude oil import bill by 23 per cent to $8.2 billion in the month of April despite the quantity of imports in the month falling by 5 per cent, fresh data published by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) showed.

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Oil Falls On Shock US Stock Builds, OPEC Supply Worries

Oil Falls On Shock US Stock Builds, OPEC Supply Worries

Oil benchmarks fell on Wednesday after an unexpected build in US crude and gasoline inventories despite strong demand, and as traders weighed a possible increase in OPEC crude output to cover any shortfalls in supply from Iran and Venezuela.

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More Pain In Future? Analysts Claim Crude Oil To Touch $100/barrel By 2019

More Pain In Future? Analysts Claim Crude Oil To Touch $100/barrel By 2019

At a time when India is looking at ways to keep rising fuel prices in check, a further increase in the per barrel price of crude oil (the deciding factor of domestic oil prices) may bring more pain for consumers in the future.

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Libya's Oil Output Is Said To Wilt As Hot Weather Halts Turbines

Libya's Oil Output Is Said To Wilt As Hot Weather Halts Turbines

Libya’s crude production tumbled by at least 120,000 barrels a day after some oil-field equipment stopped operating due to hot weather, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

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Petrol, Diesel Prices: OMCs Rake In Bumper Profits As Common Man Pays Through The Nose

Petrol, Diesel Prices: OMCs Rake In Bumper Profits As Common Man Pays Through The Nose

Even as the clamour grows for a cut in central excise duty to bring down skyrocketing petrol and diesel prices, the oil marketing companies (OMCs) seem to have got the most bang for their buck ever since the Modi government came to power.

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Indian Oil to turn to traditional suppliers to meet Iran oil shortfall

Indian Oil to turn to traditional suppliers to meet Iran oil shortfall

Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the country's top refiner, will turn to its traditional oil suppliers, mostly in the Middle East, if U.S. sanctions against Iran result in supply disruptions, its head of finance said.

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Why Security Has Been Stepped Up At Mumbai Railway Stations

Why Security Has Been Stepped Up At Mumbai Railway Stations

Police have stepped up security at prominent railway stations in the city after an anonymous caller threatened to blow up “Bombay” railway station, an official said today.

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Railways To Spend Rs 350 Crore On Train Drivers For Simulator Training

Railways To Spend Rs 350 Crore On Train Drivers For Simulator Training

The Railways will spend around Rs 350 crore to train 1.5 lakh drivers and assistant drivers through virtual reality techniques to bridge the gap between theoretical and practical learning, an official said today.

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Tughlakabad Gas Leak: NGT Fines Railways For Not Furnishing Data

Tughlakabad Gas Leak: NGT Fines Railways For Not Furnishing Data

The National Green Tribunal today slapped a fine of Rs 2 lakh on the Railways for failing to submit information about the capacity of the Inland Container Depot (ICD) at Tughlakabad here where a chemical spill had occured last year.

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Railways To Spend Rs 350 Cr To Train 1.5 Lakh Drivers Through Virtual Reality Techniques

Railways To Spend Rs 350 Cr To Train 1.5 Lakh Drivers Through Virtual Reality Techniques

The Railways will spend around Rs 350 crore to train 1.5 lakh drivers and assistant drivers through virtual reality techniques to bridge the gap between theoretical and practical learning, an official said on Wednesday.

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Kalyan, Kurla, And Thane Feature In List Of Dirtiest Railway Stations In Country

Kalyan, Kurla, And Thane Feature In List Of Dirtiest Railway Stations In Country

Three most busy stations of Mumbai’s suburban railways, Kalyan, Kurla, and Thane are among the ten dirtiest stations in the country.

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Railways Inks Three MoUs

Railways Inks Three MoUs

The railways today signed three agreements with two public sector enterprises and a joint venture company to ensure the continuation of projects across the rail network, a statement from the Ministry of Railways said.

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Delhi Metro Helps Union Minister Puri Skip Jam, Catch Flight

Delhi Metro Helps Union Minister Puri Skip Jam, Catch Flight

Union minister for housing and urban affairs, Puri, had to catch a flight on Tuesday morning but his car got stuck in a traffic jam on the way to the Delhi airport.

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