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November 17, 2018, Saturday

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

Facing Slowdown, India's Power Grid Manager Eyes Telecom, Consultancy

Facing Slowdown, India's Power Grid Manager Eyes Telecom, Consultancy

India’s state-owned power transmission behemoth and central transmission utility, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL), is bearing the brunt of the slowdown in power generation and now looking to expand in different business areas.

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SAIL Supplies 60,000 Tonnes Steel For Railway Project In Manipur

SAIL Supplies 60,000 Tonnes Steel For Railway Project In Manipur

State-run Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) on Tuesday said it has supplied 60,000 tonnes steel for 111 km long Jiribam-Imphal broad gauge railway project in Manipur.

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750 MW Solar Park To Come Up Soon

Energy firms Sprng Energy, Ayana and SoftBank Energy will set up a 750 MW Solar Power Park at NP Kunta in Anantapur district soon.

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Infosys Cuts Power Consumption By 53% In 10 Years

IT major Infosys has reduced its per capita electricity consumption by 53 per cent against the baseline year of 2008.

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India Announces 30 Gigawatt Offshore Wind Energy Target By 2030

India Announces 30 Gigawatt Offshore Wind Energy Target By 2030

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) today announced medium and long term offshore wind energy target of 5GW by 2022 and 30 GW by 2030, respectively, to provide confidence to the industry.

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Solar And Wind To Account For Half Of The World’s Generation By 2050: BNEF

Solar And Wind To Account For Half Of The World’s Generation By 2050: BNEF

Wind and solar power are set to surge to account for almost 50 per cent of world generation by 2050

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EU Looks Into Extending Import Controls On Chinese Solar Panels

EU Looks Into Extending Import Controls On Chinese Solar Panels

The European Commission is examining whether to extend measures to control imports of solar panels from China, a move that could fuel tensions with Beijing which had welcomed plans to phase them out in September.

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India, EU Committed To Respecting Paris Climate Agreement: President

India, EU Committed To Respecting Paris Climate Agreement: President

Emphasising on the need for clean energy and climate change, President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said India and the European Union (EU) are united in their commitment to the 2015 Paris Agreement.

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Over 43 Per Cent Of Electricity Needs Met Through Renewable Energy: Infosys

Over 43 Per Cent Of Electricity Needs Met Through Renewable Energy: Infosys

Infosys, India's second largest software services firm, saw over 43 per cent of its electricity requirements being met through renewable energy sources during 2017-18, a report today said.

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Kaiga N-plant Sets New Record For Continuous Operation

Kaiga N-plant Sets New Record For Continuous Operation

India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) on Monday said its first 220 MW unit at Kaiga in Karnataka has set a new record of operating for 766 days continuously.

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Solar Industries India Partners Eurenco For Major Artillery Tender

Solar Industries India Partners Eurenco For Major Artillery Tender

On Tuesday, Solar Industries India Ltd (hereafter Solar), one of India’s fastest growing companies in defence manufacturing, announced a strategic tie-up with Eurenco, the European leader in high-energy materials for explosives and propellant technologies.

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Why Arun Jaitley Is Right On The Oil Taxes

Why Arun Jaitley Is Right On The Oil Taxes

Finance minister Arun Jaitley is quite right to dismiss the chorus for a cut in central excise duties on petrol/diesel and to characterise this as a “trap” designed to “push India into an unmanageable debt.

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Salvage Team Inspects Ship

Salvage Team Inspects Ship

Salvage company personnel were on Tuesday able to access the cargo ship and inspect it for the first time since it caught fire last Wednesday night.

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US Policy Tightening Stance, Rising Crude May See Rupee Test Previous All-time Lows

US Policy Tightening Stance, Rising Crude May See Rupee Test Previous All-time Lows

A lot of data on the health of India's external sector was released in the week gone by, much of which revealed cautionary trends.

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Oil Is Sliding Ahead Of This Week's OPEC Meeting

Oil Is Sliding Ahead Of This Week's OPEC Meeting

Oil slid Tuesday ahead of a meeting among OPEC and other supply-curbing countries later this week, where oil ministers are expected to ease output cuts, and amid an escalating trade fight between the US and China.

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Russia To Propose Increasing OPEC+ Oil Output By 1.5 Million Bpd: Novak

Russia To Propose Increasing OPEC+ Oil Output By 1.5 Million Bpd: Novak

Russia plans to propose increasing oil production by the OPEC+ deal members by 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd), the Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters, days ahead his visit to Vienna for the related summit.

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Supply Constraints Hit Indian Railways’ Induction Of Freight Wagons

Supply Constraints Hit Indian Railways’ Induction Of Freight Wagons

The Indian Railways (IR) is not getting as many freight wagons as required to replace its older stock and deploy new rakes owing to supply constraints.

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Southern Railway's Freight Earnings Up 50%

Southern Railway's Freight Earnings Up 50%

Southern Railway's earnings rose in the first two months of the current fiscal due to its freight earnings registering a 50% rise.

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Govt Sidelines MoEFCC And NTCA On Rail Line Via Melghat

Govt Sidelines MoEFCC And NTCA On Rail Line Via Melghat

The BJP government’s decision on Monday to go ahead with the work of upgrading Akola-Khandwa railway line passing through Melghat Tiger Reserve (MTR) without seeking forest clearance has once again kicked up a row.

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The Central Government Not Willing To Establish A Separate Railway Zone For AP With The Headquarters At Vizag.

The Central Government Not Willing To Establish A Separate Railway Zone For AP With The Headquarters At Vizag.

Piyush Goyal the Union Railway Minister says that the AP Reorganisation Act does not refer to a separate railway zone to be established for Andhra Pradesh.

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UP Govt Ask State Officials To Expedite Rail Projects

UP Govt Ask State Officials To Expedite Rail Projects

Uttar Pradesh government has asked the state government officials to coordinate with the Railway Ministry for the time bound implementation of the rail projects announced by Railway Minister Piyush Goel during the UP investor’s summit held here in February.

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Now, ‘muck Special’ Trains Operate Daily To Collect Garbage

Now, ‘muck Special’ Trains Operate Daily To Collect Garbage

As the amount of garbage being dumped along the suburban train tracks in and around Mumbai is on the rise, the railway administration is running the ‘muck special’ trains on a daily basis.

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Around 6000 Railway Station Chiefs To Get AC In Cabins

Around 6000 Railway Station Chiefs To Get AC In Cabins

Air-conditioners will be installed in the cabins of officers in charge of around 6,000 railway stations with large footfalls to make their work environment comfortable.

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