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November 17, 2018, Saturday

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India’s overall electricity demand from EVs may reach 69.6 TWh by 2030: ASSOCHAM-EY study

India’s overall electricity demand from EVs may reach 69.6 TWh by 2030: ASSOCHAM-EY study

The overall electricity demand from electric vehicles (EVs) in India is projected to be around 79.9 gigawatt hours(GWh) by 2020 and is expected to reach 69.6 terawatt hours (TWh) by 2030, noted a recent ASSOCHAM-EY joint study.

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Nava Bharat Energy to take up overhaul of 150 MW thermal power plant in Telangana

Nava Bharat Energy to take up overhaul of 150 MW thermal power plant in Telangana

Nava Bharat Energy India Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nava Bharat Ventures Ltd, has scheduled a capital overhaul for the turbine and boiler of its 150MW power plant at Paloncha in Telangana.

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Renewable Power: New roadmap for mandatory purchase

Renewable Power: New roadmap for mandatory purchase

Giving a further boost to the uptake of renewable energy, the government has raised the minimum quantity of green power that states must procure to 21% of their overall power purchases in FY22 from 14.3% in FY18 (see chart).

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Gujarat Borosil plans ₹235-cr brownfield expansion at Bharuch facility

Gujarat Borosil plans ₹235-cr brownfield expansion at Bharuch facility

Even as the specialty glass-maker Gujarat Borosil Ltd aims to double its capacity at Bharuch, the country's only producer of solar glass, has raised concerns about an ‘unfair’ competition with the subsidised imports.

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WB to give $500m for solar energy, regional connectivity

WB to give $500m for solar energy, regional connectivity

The World Bank is committing over half a billion dollars through two projects to support renewable energy in Sindh and expand economic activity between Pakistan and Afghanistan through the development of an economic corridor along the Khyber Pass, a Dawn report said.

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Bengal Govt aims 200 MW annual solar power generation

Bengal Govt aims 200 MW annual solar power generation

The West Bengal Government wants to achieve a target of 200MW with respect to annual generation of solar power.Currently, the generation capacity is 70MW.

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Solar power installations see record surge in Q1 ‘18

Solar power installations see record surge in Q1 ‘18

The first quarter (Q1) of 2018 (January-March) was the best on record for solar power installations in India, with 3269 MW being installed in the country, a 34% increase compared to Q4 of 2017. Installations were also up on a year-on-year basis — 2,991 MW was installed in Q1 of 2017.

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Centre to help SCCL expansion

Centre to help SCCL expansion

Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal has assured government cooperation Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal has assured the Centre’s cooperation to Singareni Collieries Company Ltd

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Wind, hydro energy help Tamil Nadu meet high power demand

Wind, hydro energy help Tamil Nadu meet high power demand

Tamil Nadu's power demand has once again touched 15,000MW in June. The power demand comes down after May as the summer heat subsides, but this year, especially in the last few days, the demand has been on the rise, touching 14,997MW on Thursday evening.

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Solar Panels And Batteries Are Among Stolen From Eastern Peripheral Expressway

Solar Panels And Batteries Are Among Stolen From Eastern Peripheral Expressway

Government collect millions of Rupees from our hard earned money as tax which is used to built better infrastructure like highways, improvement of public transport and other things. Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated one of the best roads in India which is Eastern Peripheral Express highway on May 27 which starts from Kondli in Haryana to Sonepat via Noida, …

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China's State Power to bid for Brazil hydroelectric dam -sources

China's State Power to bid for Brazil hydroelectric dam -sources

China's State Power Investment Corp is likely to deliver a bid for Brazil's fourth-largest hydroelectric dam as soon as next month, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

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Power sector on recovery path but may miss Uday scheme targets in Raj

Power sector on recovery path but may miss Uday scheme targets in Raj

The beleaguered power sector in Rajasthan is on the path of recovery even though it is set to miss the targets under the Uday and PAT scheme of reducing the transmission and distribution losses to 15% by the end of the current financial year.

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Coal, Paris deal isolates U.S. from other G20 nations at energy meeting

Coal, Paris deal isolates U.S. from other G20 nations at energy meeting

The United States split from other Group of 20 member countries on Friday over the future of the coal industry and the 2015 Paris climate accord, though all of them agreed to transition to cleaner fuels to cut greenhouse gasemissions.

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Cost control, output rise to fire up Coal India’s numbers

Cost control, output rise to fire up Coal India’s numbers

Group: Coal India’s stock has lost 10 per cent from its peak on February 26 so far due to weak March quarter numbers. However, factors such as rising coal production, management’s commentary on cost reduction measures such as shutting down of unviable mines

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Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged today

Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged today

After a 8 paise prices cut yesterday, Petrol prices were kept unchanged today. Diesel prices were also left unchanged. Retail price for petrol in Delhi was 76.35 a litre, showed the data on Indian Oil's website. In other cities, petrol price was at Rs 70.40 in Kolkata, Rs 72.24 in Mumbai, Rs 71.62 in Chennai.

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Select edible oils rise on fresh millers' buyinga

Select edible oils rise on fresh millers' buyinga

Select edible oil prices went up at the wholesale oils and oilseeds market during the week on emergence of buying by vanaspati millers against restricted supplies. However, palmolein oil finished lower due to slackened demand.

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India’s exports rise by 20% in May; high oil prices widens deficit

India’s exports rise by 20% in May; high oil prices widens deficit

High oil prices widened India’s May trade deficit even as exports rose by 20.18 per cent to $28.86 billion from $24.01 billion worth of merchandise shipped out during the corresponding month of last year.

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Attack Shuts Major Libyan Oil Ports, Slashing Production

Attack Shuts Major Libyan Oil Ports, Slashing Production

The major Libyan oil ports of Ras Lanuf and Es Sider were closed and evacuated Thursday after armed brigades opposed to the powerful eastern commander Khalifa Haftar stormed them, causing a production loss of 240,000 barrels per day (bpd).

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PMPML approves purchase of 1,223 buses

PMPML approves purchase of 1,223 buses

The board of directors of the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) recently approved purchase of a total of 1,233 buses including 500 electric buses. The delivery of electric buses would take time, PMPML chairman and managing director Nayana Gunde said.

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Railways Reverses Decision To Install Escalators At A Large Number Of Stations

Railways Reverses Decision To Install Escalators At A Large Number Of Stations

After a directive from the Prime Minister’s office, the Indian Railways has decided to reverse its earlier decision to provide escalators at a large number of stations.

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Are Indians Ready for Development? Answer Lies in Bumpy Ride on Plunder-Plagued Eastern Peripheral Expressway

Are Indians Ready for Development? Answer Lies in Bumpy Ride on Plunder-Plagued Eastern Peripheral Expressway

The 135 km-long Eastern Peripheral Expressway, after being inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in UP’s Baghpat on 27 May, has fallen prey to a series of thefts amounting to Rs 4 crore.

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New India 2022 plan to be unveiled on sunday

New India 2022 plan to be unveiled on sunday

The government will unveil its development agenda, New India 2022, which will outline ways to expedite economic growth at its fourth governing council meet, on Sunday.

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RITES IPO: What you need to before evening considering it

RITES IPO: What you need to before evening considering it

Arihant Capital has given a “3.5 star” rating to the RITES IPO, which opens on June 20 in the price band of Rs 180-185 per equity share. RITES, a Government of India Enterprise, was established in 1974, under the aegis of Indian Railways. RITES is incorporated in India as a Public Limited Company under the Companies Act, 1956 and is …

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Travel at 100 kmph in this new high speed rail network from Delhi to Haryana's Shahjahanpur-Neemrana-Behrod soon

Travel at 100 kmph in this new high speed rail network from Delhi to Haryana's Shahjahanpur-Neemrana-Behrod soon

Traffic chaos, wasting time, frustrations, all to be over soon? Yes, if this railways network turns into reality. And no, it is not courtesy Indian Railways or its arm IRCTC.

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Delhi-Haryana Rail Project Gets Khattar Govt Green Light, Will Run at 100kmph

Delhi-Haryana Rail Project Gets Khattar Govt Green Light, Will Run at 100kmph

The Haryana government has given its nod for a high speed rail network between Sarai Kale Khan in Delhi and the Haryana-Rajasthan border near Shahjahanpur-Neemrana-Behrod.

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Indian Railways to issue credit card-like medical cards to employees, retiree

Indian Railways to issue credit card-like medical cards to employees, retiree

The Railways has decided to replace the cumbersome medical cards issued to its employees and pensioners with credit card-like health cards carrying unique all-India number.

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ICF to make 3,000 coaches this year

ICF to make 3,000 coaches this year

The Integral Coach Factory (ICF), Indian Railways coach manufacturing unit in Chennai, is all set to manufacture more than 3,000 coaches in the current financial year.

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