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UNEP Chief Appreciates Cochin International Airport Ltd’s Solar Power Plant

UNEP Chief Appreciates Cochin International Airport Ltd’s Solar Power Plant

Cochin International Airport Ltd’s (CIAL) solar power plant may get UN recognition soon, said Erik Solheim, executive director of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), during his visit to the airport on Saturday.

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MOST NOTABLE STORIES OF THE WEEK

Vedanta sticks with plan to expand Sterlite copper smelter despite deadly protests

Vedanta sticks with plan to expand Sterlite copper smelter despite deadly protests

London-listed Vedanta Resources hopes to restart its Sterlite copper smelter in Tamil Nadu and still wants to double its capacity despite protests demanding its closure that killed 13 people this week, a company executive told Reuters on Friday.

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Four Years Of Modi Government — Power: Rural Push ‘complete’, Coal Woes Dent Output

Four Years Of Modi Government — Power: Rural Push ‘complete’, Coal Woes Dent Output

Last month, the government achieved its target of 100 per cent village electrification 12 days ahead of the deadline.

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HC stays Karnataka electricity commission’s retro charges on green power companies

HC stays Karnataka electricity commission’s retro charges on green power companies

The Karnataka High Court has issued an interim stay on the state electricity regulatory commission’s May 14 order that imposed transmission and wheeling charges retrospectively on renewable energy developers.

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Govt. Order On Coal Supply May Hit Non-power Sectors

Govt. Order On Coal Supply May Hit Non-power Sectors

The government’s decision to prioritise coal supply to power plants will greatly hurt other industries dependent on coal such as cement and aluminium, according to industry players who had written to Railways and Finance Minister Piyush Goyal to voice their grievances.

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Power demand touches record high as temperature soars across India

Power demand touches record high as temperature soars across India

With a heat wave gripping the country-- the northern states are reeling with temperatures of 44-46 degrees Celsius -- the demand for electricity has soared to a record high. On Wednesday, India recorded a cumulative power demand of 170,121 Mw, which is around 8 per cent higher than the same month last year.

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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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SREI may write off Rs 360 crore as debtor firms Confident Solar, Resurgent enter liquidation

SREI may write off Rs 360 crore as debtor firms Confident Solar, Resurgent enter liquidation

SREI Infrastructure Finance faces write-off of nearly Rs 360 crore as two debtor companies enter liquidation and a third approaches the end of resolution time.

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India does not agree with US on Iran deal: CRS Report

India does not agree with US on Iran deal: CRS Report

The degree to which India and the Indian firms will cooperate with the Trump administration's reimposed sanctions on Iran is not certain, a Congressional report has said, asserting that New Delhi does not agree with the US that the Tehran has violated the nuclear deal.

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Australia's Santos rejects Harbour Energy's final $10.8 billion takeover offer

Australia's Santos rejects Harbour Energy's final $10.8 billion takeover offer

Australia's Santos said on Tuesday it terminated discussions with Harbour Energy and rejected the U.S.-based firm's final takeover offer of $10.8 billion.

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Summer heats up power price for Gujarat

Summer heats up power price for Gujarat

Even as the demand for electricity across the state touched a new high of 16,214MW on Monday amid rising temperatures, the state government had to buy 40 million units (MU) from the open market at Rs 6.14 per unit, the highest so far. This punctured the government’s claim of being a power-surplus state.

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SB Energy wins 200-MW solar auction in India

SB Energy wins 200-MW solar auction in India

A unit of SB Energy Corp has been awarded the full 200 MW of solar capacity in an auction in the Indian state of Karnataka on Friday, a top executive has told The Economic Times (ET).

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Solution To Combat Surging Fuel Prices Soon: Dharmendra Pradhan

Solution To Combat Surging Fuel Prices Soon: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the increase in fuel prices was due to reduced production of oil in Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and hike in crude oil price in the international market.

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