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August 16, 2018, Thursday

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

Govt May Launch Scheme To Provide Cost-effective Electricity Next Month

Govt May Launch Scheme To Provide Cost-effective Electricity Next Month

The Rajasthan government is likely to initiate 'Kusum Yojna' to install solar water pumps from next month, with an aim to raise income and provide cost-effective electricity to the farmers.

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India Became Net Power Exporter In Last Four Years : Raj Kumar Singh

India Became Net Power Exporter In Last Four Years : Raj Kumar Singh

India became a net exporter of electricity for the first time during the last four years and aims to achieve the target of universal household electrification by the year-end three months ahead of the original deadline, Power Minister R.K. Singh said on Tuesday.

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Reliance Energy Sets Up Disaster Control Room In Mumbai For Monsoon-related Emergencies

Reliance Energy Sets Up Disaster Control Room In Mumbai For Monsoon-related Emergencies

Reliance Energy has set up Central Disaster Control Room (CDCR) to tackle any exigencies arising out of monsoon to ensure an uninterrupted power supply, a company official said on Wednesday.

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French Firm& B'luru Civic Body Sign MoU On Waste-to-energy

French Firm& B'luru Civic Body Sign MoU On Waste-to-energy

The French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler today underlined the need to treat waste in the most scientific manner in view of India producing 64 million tonnes of waste annually, of which only 30 per cent istreated.

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R K Singh Chairs Review Meeting With State Officials

R K Singh Chairs Review Meeting With State Officials

Power Minister R K Singh today chaired 'review, planning and monitoring (RPM) meeting' of secretaries of states' power/ energy departments to take stock of various programmes like Saubhagya, Gram Swaraj Abhiyan and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna.

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Adani Wins Power Transmission Bid For Uttar Pradesh Power Plant

Adani Wins Power Transmission Bid For Uttar Pradesh Power Plant

Adani Group company Adani Transmission Limited has won the bid for laying the transmission line for the 1980 megawatt (MW) Ghatampur thermal power plant in Uttar Pradesh.

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SCCL To Float Tenders For Solar Power Plants

SCCL To Float Tenders For Solar Power Plants

The Singareni Collieries Company will float tenders for the constructions of solar power plants, said the company’s chairmen and managing director N Sridhar on Wednesday.

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Eight-fold Jump In Solar Energy Capacity To 22 GW In Four Years: Government

Eight-fold Jump In Solar Energy Capacity To 22 GW In Four Years: Government

The latest data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy tells an impressive story.

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JSW Energy Submits Eoi For Bhushan Energy’s Assets

JSW Energy Submits Eoi For Bhushan Energy’s Assets

Sajjan Jindal-promoted JSW Energy has expressed interest in bidding for stressed assets of Bhushan Energy, the third among the Singhal family’s debt-laden companies that have been admitted in the bankruptcy court.

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CG Power Bags Rs 319-cr Order From Indian Railways

CG Power Bags Rs 319-cr Order From Indian Railways

Avantha Group Company, CG Power and Industrial Solutions (CG) today said it has bagged an order from Indian Railways valued at Rs 319 crore to supply under slung electrics for diesel electric tower car (DETC).

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Siemens Deploys World's Largest STATCOM Installation For PowerGrid In Odisha

Siemens Deploys World's Largest STATCOM Installation For PowerGrid In Odisha

Siemens today said it has commissioned the world's-largest power grid stabilisation technology solution for state-run utility Power Grid Corporation of India at Rourkela in Odisha.

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Singareni To Set Up 300 MW Solar Power Plants In First Phase; Tenders In Next 10 Days

Singareni To Set Up 300 MW Solar Power Plants In First Phase; Tenders In Next 10 Days

State-owned Singareni Collieries Comany Limited (SCCL) on Wednesday decided to set up 300 MW capacity solar power plants in the first phase.

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NCLT Extends Insolvency Resolution Period Of Bhushan Energy

NCLT Extends Insolvency Resolution Period Of Bhushan Energy

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) today extended the insolvency resolution period of the debt ridden firm Bhushan Energy Ltd by another 90 days.

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Govt Approves Continuation Of Off-grid Solar PV Applications Scheme

Govt Approves Continuation Of Off-grid Solar PV Applications Scheme

The government today approved proposal to implement phase-III of off-grid and decentralised solar PV applications programme to have additional 118 MWp (Mega Watt peak) off-grid solar PV capacity by 2020.

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HCC Bags Rs 737 Crore Contract For Bangladesh Nuclear Power Plant

HCC Bags Rs 737 Crore Contract For Bangladesh Nuclear Power Plant

Hindustan Construction Co (HCC) today announced that its JV with MAX Group has won a Rs 737 crore contract from Russia for a nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.

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Punjab State Power Corporation Limited Gets New Managing Director

Punjab State Power Corporation Limited Gets New Managing Director

A former engineer of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) Baldev Singh Sran on Wednesday took over as the chairman cum managing director of the corporation for a period of two years.

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MP Govt Approves Electricity At Rs 200 For 77 Lakh Beneficiaries

MP Govt Approves Electricity At Rs 200 For 77 Lakh Beneficiaries

Five months before the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government has taken a major decision to freeze and thereafter, waive all electricity dues of 77 lakh persons registered under the Mukhya Mantri Jan Kalyan Yojana (MMJKY).

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All UP Dists To Have Special Police Stations To Check Power Theft

All UP Dists To Have Special Police Stations To Check Power Theft

UP cabinet gave its nod to establishment of dedicated police stations in all 75 districts of UP to check power theft. The move comes amid recurrent incidents of power pilferage to the tune of over 30% causing massive revenue losses to the state government.

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India Sends Delegation To Europe To Assess Impact Of US Sanctions On Trade With Iran

India Sends Delegation To Europe To Assess Impact Of US Sanctions On Trade With Iran

India has dispatched a senior-level delegation to Europe to assess options of continuing trade with Iran after the US decided to impose fresh economic sanctions on the Persian Gulf nation.

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Government To Appeal Delhi High Court Order Extending Vedanta's Rajasthan Contract: Oil Minister

Government To Appeal Delhi High Court Order Extending Vedanta's Rajasthan Contract: Oil Minister

The Government will appeal Delhi High Court order to extend the contract for Vedanta’s prolific Rajasthan oil and gas block without altering the terms of the original agreement, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said.

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Govt To Challenge High Court Order On Cairn

Govt To Challenge High Court Order On Cairn

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the government will challenge a Delhi Court order overturning its demand for higher tax for extension of contracts of producing oil and gas fields.

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Oil Falls After US Crude Inventories Unexpectedly Rise

Oil Falls After US Crude Inventories Unexpectedly Rise

Oil fell Wednesday after the Energy Information Administration reported an unexpected increase in US crude inventories.

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Saudi Arabia 'revisiting' Policy On Oil Output Cuts, Government Says

Saudi Arabia 'revisiting' Policy On Oil Output Cuts, Government Says

Indian Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday Saudi Arabia and other OPEC producers are "revisiting" their output-cutting policy, referring to a discussion he had with his Saudi counterpart.

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Devon Energy To Sell EnLink Midstream Interests For $3.13 Billion

Devon Energy To Sell EnLink Midstream Interests For $3.13 Billion

Oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp said on Wednesday it plans to sell its interests in EnLink Midstream to an affiliate of fund manager Global Infrastructure Partners for $3.13 billion in cash.

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Mumbai: Ditch The Local If It Rains Beyond 70mm

Mumbai: Ditch The Local If It Rains Beyond 70mm

If it pours above 70mm, avoid taking the local. The suburban railway authorities have stated that they have done everything possible to ensure smooth local operations, but heavily and continuous rains are bound to hit train services.

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Indian Railways Lose Entire Premium AC Coaches In Ranchi

Indian Railways Lose Entire Premium AC Coaches In Ranchi

You might think losing office keys; documents or even your laptop might count as a bad day at work but imagine losing a full-sized train coach while on the job.

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Indian Railways Ticket Prices To Be Hiked? Here Is What Has Happened

Indian Railways Ticket Prices To Be Hiked? Here Is What Has Happened

Even as Indian Railways is working on upgrading its infrastructure and on speed front of all long distance passenger trains to reduce travel time considerably, the 15th Finance Commission led by N K Singh has outlined measures to further improve its productivity.

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Special Trains Between Hyderabad-Tirupati

Special Trains Between Hyderabad-Tirupati

In order to clear extra rush of passenger traffic, the South Central Railway will run two special trains between Hyderabad-Tirupati-Hyderabad.

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Metro Services Affected As Doors Of A Rake Fails To Open

Metro Services Affected As Doors Of A Rake Fails To Open

Metro Railway services were affected for over 20 minutes on the down line after the doors of a rake failed to open at Maidan station during evening rush hour today, a Metro official said.

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Railways To Go After Ticketless Passengers

Railways To Go After Ticketless Passengers

After a drive to catch passengers carting excess baggage, the railways has now decided to go after ticket-less travellers from June 8 to June 22, the Railway Board said today.

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