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July 23, 2018, Monday

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

India, Suriname To Cooperate In Solar Energy Projects

India, Suriname To Cooperate In Solar Energy Projects

India and Suriname on Wednesday expressed their keenness to cooperate in the development of the solar energy projects.

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Coal Supply To Power Sector Eases Even As Sponge Iron, Cement Suffer

Consistent efforts to supply coal to the power sector on a priority basis have started paying off.

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Gujarat Govt Announces Hybrid Power Policy

Gujarat Govt Announces Hybrid Power Policy

To boost solar and wind power generation in the state, the Gujarat government has announced a new Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy.

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APL Resumes Power Supply To Gujarat Discom

APL Resumes Power Supply To Gujarat Discom

After around four months it discontinued contracted power supply to Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL), Adani Power Limited (APL) has restored the supply to the state-run power company.

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Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian Resigns; To Return To US

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian Resigns; To Return To US

Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian has stepped down from his post and will return to the United States, Union Minister Arun Jaitley announced on Wednesday.

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EU Agrees Final Energy Saving, Renewables Targets

EU Agrees Final Energy Saving, Renewables Targets

The European Union on Wednesday finalised new climate rules after months of talks, targeting a total energy saving of 32.5 percent and an uplift in the share of renewable energy to 32 percent by 2030.

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MNRE Announces 30 GW Offshore Wind Target by 2030

MNRE Announces 30 GW Offshore Wind Target by 2030

To give confidence to the country’s wind industry, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has now announced the medium and long-term target for offshore wind power capacity additions in India, which are 5 GW by 2022 and 30 GW by 2030.

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Sterlite moves HC, seeks power and access

Sterlite moves HC, seeks power and access

Nearly a month after the police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters left 13 people dead, the copper plant’s parent firm, Vedanta Limited, has moved the Madras high court for restoration of power and permission to access the plant for carrying out maintenance work.

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Iran Signals Compromise For Modest Rise In OPEC Crude Oil Output

Iran Signals Compromise For Modest Rise In OPEC Crude Oil Output

Iran signalled on Wednesday it could compromise on a small increase in OPEC oil output when the group meets this week, as Saudi Arabia scrambled to convince fellow members on the need for a larger rise in production.

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OPEC Has The Responsibility To Maintain Supply Equilibrium: Pradhan

OPEC Has The Responsibility To Maintain Supply Equilibrium: Pradhan

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) being a dominant supplier of crude oil has the responsibility to maintain supply equilibrium.

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No Pure GST On Petrol, Diesel; 28% Tax Plus VAT On Anvil Under It: Official

No Pure GST On Petrol, Diesel; 28% Tax Plus VAT On Anvil Under It: Official

A peak tax rate of 28 per cent plus states levying some amount of local sales tax or VAT on petrol and diesel is likely to be the tax structure when the two auto fuels are covered under the GST regime, a top government official said.

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Saudi Struggles For Gulf Oil Producers' Support Ahead Of OPEC Meeting

Saudi Struggles For Gulf Oil Producers' Support Ahead Of OPEC Meeting

Saudi Arabia is struggling to convince fellow OPEC members including Gulf allies on the need to raise oil output, sources familiar with the talks said on Wednesday, adding to complications ahead of an OPEC meeting this week.

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Dharmendra Pradhan Meets UAE Minister Of State Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber

Dharmendra Pradhan Meets UAE Minister Of State Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan met United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber on Wednesday.

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GAIL To Set Up 20 CNG Stations In Bengaluru

GAIL To Set Up 20 CNG Stations In Bengaluru

Public sector undertaking Gas Authority of India (GAIL), will be setting up 20 compressed natural gas (CNG) retail stations across Bengaluru for refueling vehicles.

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Government hints at how petrol, diesel might be taxed under GST

Government hints at how petrol, diesel might be taxed under GST

A peak tax rate of 28 per cent plus states levying some amount of local sales tax or VAT on petrol and diesel is likely to be the tax structure when the two auto fuels are covered under the GST regime, a top government official said.

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Crude oil futures up 0.95 pc on global cues

Crude oil futures up 0.95 pc on global cues

Crude oil futures spurted 0.95 per cent to Rs 4,461 per barrel today after participants widened their bets, tracking a firming trend in Asia.

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Railways Sets Target Of Achieving 90% Punctuality By November 1

Railways Sets Target Of Achieving 90% Punctuality By November 1

The railways has set a target of achieving at least 90% punctuality of trains by November 1, with minister Piyush Goyal making it clear that no laxity will be tolerated by the zones in achieving the goal, senior officials said today.

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IRCTC To Roll Out Payment Aggregator Ipay In August. Details Here

IRCTC To Roll Out Payment Aggregator Ipay In August. Details Here

s you book train tickets on the website or app of IRCTC (Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation), you will soon not need any third party vendor's bank card or cash wallet because IRCTC is set to launch its own payment aggregator known as IRCTC -iPay.

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Railways To Build New Bridge Over Yamuna To Ease Congestion

Railways To Build New Bridge Over Yamuna To Ease Congestion

The Indian Railways is aiming to speed up train movement over the Yamuna and also decongest the Ghaziabad-New Delhi rail corridor -- one of the busiest in the country -- and has proposed a new rail bridge over the river in the capital.

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Railways Starts Process To Promote 62,000 Staffers As Officers, Union Insists On Equal Perks

Railways Starts Process To Promote 62,000 Staffers As Officers, Union Insists On Equal Perks

In view of the railway board initiating the process of conferring ‘Group B’ status to 62,000 group C or clerical staffers, All India Railwaymen's Federation has expressed apprehension that the railways would make these posts non-gazetted and deny the employees additional pay and perks.

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Gujarat Farmers' Body To Hold "Referendum" Over Land Acquisition For Bullet Train

Gujarat Farmers' Body To Hold "Referendum" Over Land Acquisition For Bullet Train

A farmers' body along with the Congress party in Gujarat will hold a "referendum" among cultivators affected by the land acquisition for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project.

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Railways’ first waste-to-energy plant at Jaipur faces GST hurdles

Railways’ first waste-to-energy plant at Jaipur faces GST hurdles

Indian Railways’ long-awaited and ambitious project to set up a waste-to-energy plant at Jaipur railway station has run into Goods and Services Tax (GST) hurdles, causing a delay in the commissioning of the first such municipal solid waste management centre on the rail network.

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Reversing recent trend, Railways load record extra Coal, Freight

Reversing recent trend, Railways load record extra Coal, Freight

The Railways lugged an extra 15 million tonnes (mt) of coal in April and May this year, against the same months in 2017. This is not just a record high in incremental coal and incremental total freight loaded but also a trend reversal against the last two years, when coal loading had dropped on a year-on-year basis.

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