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December 14, 2018, Friday

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

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Can Buy 500 MW Wind Power At Rs 2.43/unit

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Can Buy 500 MW Wind Power At Rs 2.43/unit

In what could give a boost to renewable energy consumption, the Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has received approval from Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) for buying 500 MW wind energy at the lowest-ever tariff of Rs2.43-2.45 per unit for a period of 25 years.

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J&K To Host First-ever 'global Investor Meet' On Hydro-power In July

J&K To Host First-ever 'global Investor Meet' On Hydro-power In July

In a bid to boost the Jammu and Kashmir economy, the Mehbooba Mufti-led government is all set to host in July-end its first ever "global investors meet", aimed at harnessing hydro power potential of 20,000 mega watts in the state.

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Coal India's Dispatch To Power Sector Up 15 Per Cent In April-may

Coal India's Dispatch To Power Sector Up 15 Per Cent In April-may

Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Monday said the fuel dispatch to power sector grew by 15 per cent in the April-May period of the current fiscal.

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Sterlite Plant Can’t Reopen, Says Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

Sterlite Plant Can’t Reopen, Says Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Monday informed the state assembly that the state had decided to permanently close down the Sterlite copper plant in Thoothukudi.

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Uripok Gets 8th Solar Plant

Uripok Gets 8th Solar Plant

An 8kW grid-connected rooftop solar power plant was installed by Manipur deputy chief minister Yumnam Joykumar Singh in Imphal West on Monday to provide power to Uripok here.

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Coal India Rake Movement Up

Coal India Rake Movement Up

Coal India loaded 243 rakes per day during April-May this year, thereby registering an increase of 23 rakes over the corresponding period of last fiscal.

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Power Stations Within 20 Km Of Mines Take Coal Only By Road: CIL

Power Stations Within 20 Km Of Mines Take Coal Only By Road: CIL

The Coal India Limited today said it wants power plants situated within 20 kms from pit-head of coal mines to take their entire coal requirement only by road from this fiscal.

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Indian Smelter Shutdown Casts Uncertainty On Mt Lyell Copper Mine Restart In Tasmania

Indian Smelter Shutdown Casts Uncertainty On Mt Lyell Copper Mine Restart In Tasmania

Copper Mines of Tasmania (CMT) put the mine into caretaker mode more than four years ago after three miners died in two incidents, resulting in about 200 job losses, but there are plans to reopen it with help from a Tasmanian State Government subsidy.

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Tata Power's 'Club Enerji' Saves 4 MUs Of Electricity In FY17-18, Sensitises Over 3.5 Million People Across The Country

Tata Power's 'Club Enerji' Saves 4 MUs Of Electricity In FY17-18, Sensitises Over 3.5 Million People Across The Country

'Club Enerji', Tata Power's nationwide resource and energy conservation movement has been relentlessly spreading awareness about resource conservation across the country with a strategic focus on national building throughout the years.

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REC Commits $1 Million To International Solar Alliance

REC Commits $1 Million To International Solar Alliance

State-run power sector financier Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) today announced its commitment of USD 1 million to International Solar Alliance (ISA).

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Tesla's Elon Musk Laments Singapore Electric Vehicle Stance

Tesla's Elon Musk Laments Singapore Electric Vehicle Stance

Elon Musk, chief executive of U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc, defended his view that Singapore was not supportive of EV ownership after a commentary in the city-state's biggest newspaper criticised the billionaire's social media post.

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Government Could Lower Stake In CPSEs To 49%; Proposal Will Not Include Firms That Are Of Strategic Importance

Government Could Lower Stake In CPSEs To 49%; Proposal Will Not Include Firms That Are Of Strategic Importance

The Centre is reportedly planning to cut its stake in government-run companies, like NTPC Ltd, Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL), to 49 percent, according to a media report.

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Taking The Load Off Load-shedding Through Solar Power

Taking The Load Off Load-shedding Through Solar Power

While the central government recently declared India 100% electrified, two significant obstacles remain in India’s progress towards a genuinely universal electrification.

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Daily Fuel Pricing To Stay, Says Dharmendra Pradhan

Daily Fuel Pricing To Stay, Says Dharmendra Pradhan

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said the government has no plan to review the system of pricing petrol and diesel on a daily basis based on their international benchmark rates, indicating the Narendra Modi government's resolve to remain on the reforms path.

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Indian Oil Corporation To Make Itself Self-sustainable In Kerala By Relying On Alternative Sources Of Energy

Indian Oil Corporation To Make Itself Self-sustainable In Kerala By Relying On Alternative Sources Of Energy

Public sector oil major Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is aiming to be self-sustainable in the state by relying on alternative sources of energy.

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Why Do CNG Prices Not Follow Petrol & Diesel Hikes Or Cuts?

Why Do CNG Prices Not Follow Petrol & Diesel Hikes Or Cuts?

CNG or compressed natural gas is increasingly been seen as a cheaper alternative to petrol, given its price.

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Pradhan Rules Out Review Of Dynamic Transport Fuel Pricing

Pradhan Rules Out Review Of Dynamic Transport Fuel Pricing

Ruling out a review of the daily dynamic pricing regime for transport fuel introduced last June, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday however said the government was concerned about rising fuel prices and is working on a long-term solution to the problem of price volatility.

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India Balances US Energy Ties With $25 Billion Russian Gas Deal

India Balances US Energy Ties With $25 Billion Russian Gas Deal

India on Monday started receiving long-term gas supplies from Russia's Gazprom, the world's top publicly-listed natural gas company, under a $25-billion deal that indicates New Delhi's quest for newer routes towards energy security and balancing ties with Washington and Moscow.

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India To Source $1.5 Billion Worth Of LNG From Russia’s Gazprom Every Year, Receives First Shipment Today

India To Source $1.5 Billion Worth Of LNG From Russia’s Gazprom Every Year, Receives First Shipment Today

India today received its first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) shipment at Petronet’s Dahej LNG terminal in Gujarat from Russia’s gas major Gazprom.

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UberPOOL Helped India Save $4.5 Million In Fuel Import Costs

UberPOOL Helped India Save $4.5 Million In Fuel Import Costs

Uber’s ride-sharing product, UberPOOL has helped India save $4.5 million in fuel import costs across 12 cities in the country, according to the Green Index released by the company on World Environment Day.

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Iconic Mughal Sarai Station Officially Renamed As Deen Dayal Upadhyay Junction

Iconic Mughal Sarai Station Officially Renamed As Deen Dayal Upadhyay Junction

The iconic Mughal Sarai railway station was officially renamed as the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Junction on Monday, a year after the Centre approved the UP government’s proposal regarding the same.

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Railways' Women Officials To Meet Passengers For Safety Suggestions

Railways' Women Officials To Meet Passengers For Safety Suggestions

Western Railway's women officials today began interactive sessions with women commuters to seek suggestions to improve safety and security, a senior Railway official said today.

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Indian Railways TDR Filing: Cancel Your Train Ticket Up To 4 Hours Before Departure At Irctc.co.in; Here Is How

Indian Railways TDR Filing: Cancel Your Train Ticket Up To 4 Hours Before Departure At Irctc.co.in; Here Is How

Indian Railways has brought in greater flexibility for train passengers with this move.

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Indian Railways Working To Increase Speed Of All Long-distance Trains

Indian Railways Working To Increase Speed Of All Long-distance Trains

The Indian Railways is working on increasing the speeds of all long-distance passenger trains by 25 km per hour by 2022 which will reduce travel time considerably, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said in Kolkata on Monday.

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Indian Railways Ambitious Plan To Cheer Passengers! Speed Of Long-distance Trains To Be Increased

Indian Railways Ambitious Plan To Cheer Passengers! Speed Of Long-distance Trains To Be Increased

The Indian Railways is working on increasing the speeds of all long distance passenger trains by 25 km per hour by 2022 which will reduce travel time considerably, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said here today.

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Railways May Cut Down On Quantity To Serve Quality Food In Trains

Railways May Cut Down On Quantity To Serve Quality Food In Trains

Railway meals may never be the same again. Having been scolded by the government auditor—and a number of passengers—for serving food that didn’t quite pass muster, Indian Railways is planning to go for quality over quantity, starting with premium trains such as the Rajdhanis and the Shatabdis.

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India, Iran Discuss Revival Of Rupee-rial Payment Mechanism

India, Iran Discuss Revival Of Rupee-rial Payment Mechanism

To get around the sanctions imposed on Iran by the US last month, India and the Islamic Republic are discussing a possible re-activation of the rupee-rial payment mechanism established six years ago to deal with the Western sanctions that were subsequently lifted in 2015.

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DMRC Recruitment 2018: Invited Applications For Managerial Posts At Delhimetrorail.com

DMRC Recruitment 2018: Invited Applications For Managerial Posts At Delhimetrorail.com

The Delhi Metro Railway Corporation Ltd (DMRC) has issued notification for the recruitment to the post of Manager (Legal).

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