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August 16, 2018, Thursday

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

At 6,934 MW, Power Demand At All-time High

At 6,934 MW, Power Demand At All-time High

It’s turning out to be the hottest summer ever for Delhiites.

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Indian Companies Wary Of China Dumping Solar Equipment

Indian Companies Wary Of China Dumping Solar Equipment

China’s decision to scale down its solar energy targets and subsidies will deliver another blow to Indian manufacturers who are already facing an onslaught of cheap imports from the neighbouring country, industry executives said.

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ACME Bags 75 MW Solar Project In Uttar Pradesh At Rs 3.32 Per Unit

ACME Bags 75 MW Solar Project In Uttar Pradesh At Rs 3.32 Per Unit

ACME Group bagged another 75 MW Solar PV capacity for Parasan solar park in Uttar Pradesh under a tariff-based reverse auction conducted by state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) today.

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Coal India Asks Thermal Plants In Punjab To Pick Up Adequate Coal To Avert Crisis

Coal India Asks Thermal Plants In Punjab To Pick Up Adequate Coal To Avert Crisis

Punjab may be staring at the possibility of a thermal power supply shortage but Coal India, in a statement issued on Friday, said it has already delivered almost 75% of the contracted coal supply quantity for the period and has allowed it to lift coal from other subsidiaries too.

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Tuticorin Plant Shutdown To Affect Over 800 SMEs

Tuticorin Plant Shutdown To Affect Over 800 SMEs

On May 29, Vedanta announced that it received an order from the Tamil Nadu government to close the company’s 4 lakh tonne per annum (ltpa) copper smelter plant in Tuticorin with immediate effect.

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UK Climate Investments Buys Interest In Indian Solar Power Portfolio

UK Climate Investments Buys Interest In Indian Solar Power Portfolio

UK Climate Investments, a joint venture between the Green Investment Group and the UK government's Department for Energy and Climate Change, will acquire a 40 percent interest in a 185 megawatt portfolio of solar assets in India, it said on Friday.

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Incubator On Clean Energy Research To Come Up In Delhi

Incubator On Clean Energy Research To Come Up In Delhi

Keeping to its role of being a key participant in the global initiative on clean energy research, India has announced setting up the first international incubator to promote innovation in this field.

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India, South East & East Asia Must Ensure A Peaceful Global Oil Transportation- Pradhan

India, South East & East Asia Must Ensure A Peaceful Global Oil Transportation- Pradhan

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan today underscored the need for a stronger partnership between India and Southeast and East Asia to ensure global oil transportation routes remain peaceful and free for all.

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IREDA

India Sets An Ambitious Target To Reduce Fossil Fuel Dependency By 2030- Singh

India aims to increase Renewable Energy (RE)-based electricity contribution to 40 per cent, an ambitious target to reduce fossil fuel dependency of the economy by 2030, Director General, Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Rajiv Singh said.

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Gas Pipeline Safety

Pakistan, Russia Take Step Ahead In Undersea Gas Pipeline Project That Could Involve India

Pakistan and Russia have finalised a memorandum of understanding for conducting a feasibility study for a planned undersea gas pipeline project, which could eventually involve Iran and India as well.

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Russia To Supply Advanced Safe Fuel For Kudankulam Nuclear Plant

Russia To Supply Advanced Safe Fuel For Kudankulam Nuclear Plant

New, more advanced and safe fuel will be reloaded into the two running reactors of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) and also into the subsequent units being built in Tamil Nadu with the technical assistance of the Russian national atomic power corporation Rosatom, according to a senior company official.

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Inside The Russian Factory That Makes Parts For Kudankulam Nuclear Plant

Inside The Russian Factory That Makes Parts For Kudankulam Nuclear Plant

It's a mega manufacturing facility, the covered area of which is the size of several football fields

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Use Solar To Get Your Power Discom To Pay You Or Pare Your Bill. Learn How

Use Solar To Get Your Power Discom To Pay You Or Pare Your Bill. Learn How

Install solar panels on your roof. Connect them to net meters.

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Bid To Bring Natural Gas Under GST

Bid To Bring Natural Gas Under GST

The issue of including natural gas in the goods and services tax could be taken up in the next meeting of the GST Council, a senior government official said on Friday.

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OVL Gets First Equity Oil From Abu Dhabi Field

OVL Gets First Equity Oil From Abu Dhabi Field

ONGC Videsh Ltd today said it has received the first ever equity oil cargo from Abu Dhabi's Lower Zakum oilfield, where it had recently bought stake.

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We Believe Fuel Will Be Under GST Very Soon: Dharmendra Pradhan

We Believe Fuel Will Be Under GST Very Soon: Dharmendra Pradhan

With Lok Sabha elections less than a year away and crude oil prices hovering way above India's comfort zone, minister for petroleum and natural gas Dharmendra Pradhan is in the hot seat.

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Iran, India To Begin PTA Talks

Iran, India To Begin PTA Talks

India will soon begin talks with Iran on a trade accord just as the US has turned hostile toward the Persian Gulf nation, threatening it with renewed sanctions after walking out of a nuclear accord with the country.

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Vedanta Says Extension Terms Under Barmer PSC Different From Ravva

Vedanta Says Extension Terms Under Barmer PSC Different From Ravva

Vedanta may be facing the prospect of government appealing against last week's Delhi High Court order, but the Anil Agarwal-promoted natural resource company has adopted different approaches seeking an extension of contracts for its oil and gas blocks.

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‘Fly’ From Delhi To Meerut In 60 Mins — On Tracks

‘Fly’ From Delhi To Meerut In 60 Mins — On Tracks

The high-speed Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor that will link Delhi and Meerut will have aerodynamic, state-of-the-art trains that will offer business class luxury to commuters, apart from a reserved coach for women.

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Western Railways To Ensure Safer Commute For Women Passengers

Western Railways To Ensure Safer Commute For Women Passengers

In a bid to ensure safe commute for women passengers, the Western Railways have taken into consideration feedback from around 400 women who use the local trains on a daily basis.

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The India Freight Story: One Big Reason For The Railways To Cheer About

The India Freight Story: One Big Reason For The Railways To Cheer About

In May this year, the Indian Railways (IR) reported incremental earnings of Rs 773 crore over the same month last year, by loading more freight.

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Working On Policy For Logistics Hubs: Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu

Working On Policy For Logistics Hubs: Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu

Emphasising that logistics is the backbone of economic activity which determines how fast an economy can grow, commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said his ministry is putting the final touches to a policy for the logistics sector as part of a comprehensive plan to boost business and exports.

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Summer Vacations: Take This Indian Railways Trip; You Are Never Going To Forget It

Summer Vacations: Take This Indian Railways Trip; You Are Never Going To Forget It

It can be the honey moon, or the ride of a lifetime! Indian Railways is striving hard to set its house in order by taking several initiatives including expanding network

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Fancy A Head Massage? Now You Can Get Salon Services On Trains By Paying A Little Extra

Fancy A Head Massage? Now You Can Get Salon Services On Trains By Paying A Little Extra

In a bid to increase earnings, Indian Railways has decided to offer saloon to mail/express trains, if booked by passengers for exclusive travel for reaching destination in comfort by paying a little more.

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Central-Railway

Mumbai: Plan Your Sunday Keeping Central Railway Mega Block And Heavy Rain Predictions In Mind

Finally, monsoon is officially coming to Mumbai as predicted by the India Meteorological Department.

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15 Cases Of Fire In Trains In Last Five Months, Railway Board Sounds Alarm

15 Cases Of Fire In Trains In Last Five Months, Railway Board Sounds Alarm

Fifteen cases of fire-related accidents have been reported in trains in the last five months primarily due to improper maintenance of rolling stock and lack of supervision, a Railway Board letter has said, instructing zonal railways to take corrective measures to minimise such incidents in the future.

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Explore Pre-litigation Mediation For Compensation Cases: HC To Railways

Explore Pre-litigation Mediation For Compensation Cases: HC To Railways

The Delhi High Court has asked Indian Railways to explore the possibility of having a compulsory pre-litigation mediation for facilitating an early settlement in cases of tortuous claims for compensation against them.

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