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September 20, 2018, Thursday

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

Hunt For Opportunities In India’s Energy Space Continues, Says Shell Companies Chairman

A key player in India’s energy space, Shell has lately been lying low, leading to speculations whether the country still remains an attractive destination for the British-Dutch multi-national.

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Future Solar Bids Will Be Tagged With Local Manufacture, Says Minister

Bidders will have to use locally manufactured equipment for a portion of all future bids to set up solar power projects in the country.

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CIL May Offer 30 Million Tonnes Of Thermal And Coking Coal For Non-power Sector

CIL May Offer 30 Million Tonnes Of Thermal And Coking Coal For Non-power Sector

Coal India plans to offer a mix of 30 million tonnes of thermal and coking coal at its recently announced fourth tranche of long-term supply contract for the non-power sector.

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Power Discom BYPL Signs MoU With Finnish Company For Collaboration In Energy Sector

Power Discom BYPL Signs MoU With Finnish Company For Collaboration In Energy Sector

Power distribution company BYPL has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Business Finland, a Finnish government agency, for collaborative activities in different areas, including energy efficiency and electric vehicles.

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To What End Are PSBs Continuing To Finance Coal-fired Power?

To What End Are PSBs Continuing To Finance Coal-fired Power?

The government’s announcement to soon tender out 100 GW of solar power in one go is somewhat an ambitious step towards transition to clean energy, compared to the previous largest tender of 10 GW — which is likely to be opened in July.

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Renewable Energy Certificates To Continue Face Regulatory Challenges: Ind-Ra

Renewable Energy Certificates To Continue Face Regulatory Challenges: Ind-Ra

The renewable energy certificates will continue to face regulatory challenges and obligated entities may prefer to buy clean energy directly, India Ratings and Research said today.

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Siemens Gamesa Bags 150 MW Wind Project Order From ReNewPower

Siemens Gamesa Bags 150 MW Wind Project Order From ReNewPower

Renewable solution provider Siemens Gamesa today said it has bagged a wind energy order from ReNew Power for construction of 150 MW wind farm in Gujarat.

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ISA Plans Global Solar Bank To Finance $150 Billion Of Power Projects

ISA Plans Global Solar Bank To Finance $150 Billion Of Power Projects

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) plans to approach multilateral development banks (MDBs) such as Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to create a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to specifically finance solar projects, said the alliance’s interim director general, Upendra Tripathy.

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Renewables to account for 55% of total installed capacity by 2030: RK Singh

Renewables to account for 55% of total installed capacity by 2030: RK Singh

The share of renewable energy in India's electricity mix is set to increase to around 55% by 2030, as the country continues to expand its installed capacity in the face of growing power demand, Power Minister RK Singh said.

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Haryana CM Accords Approval For Installation Of 10 Lakh Smart Power Meters

Haryana CM Accords Approval For Installation Of 10 Lakh Smart Power Meters

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has accorded approval for installation of 10 lakh smart power meters in five districts of the states.

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Siemens Gamesa To Set Up 150 MW Wind Farm For ReNew Power

Siemens Gamesa To Set Up 150 MW Wind Farm For ReNew Power

Siemens Gamesa India today said it has bagged an order for setting up a 150 MW wind farm in Gujarat from renewable energy power producer ReNew Power.

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Biogas Plants In Punjab Helping Save Trees: Power & Renewable Energy Minister

Biogas Plants In Punjab Helping Save Trees: Power & Renewable Energy Minister

A total of 1.75 lakh biogas plants set up in the state so far since 1994-1995 are helping save lakhs of trees from getting axed, Punjab's Power and Renewable Energy Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar said.

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RIL, Govt Oil Companies In Dogfight Over Jet Fuel Sales

RIL, Govt Oil Companies In Dogfight Over Jet Fuel Sales

India’s largest private oil company, Reliance Industries Ltd, and state-run oil refiner-retailers are locked in a dogfight over selling jet fuel to carriers as India is poised to become the world’s third-largest aviation market by 2020.

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Crude Oil Prices In Focus After OPEC Decision: Where Are They Headed?

Crude Oil Prices In Focus After OPEC Decision: Where Are They Headed?

With the key meeting of OPEC now behind, petroleum investors are looking out for the next trend in crude oil prices.

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India Plans To Participate In Oil Block Auctions In UAE, Says Dharmendra Pradhan

India Plans To Participate In Oil Block Auctions In UAE, Says Dharmendra Pradhan

India is in talks with some UAE-based companies to jointly bid for oil blocks in UAE, India's oil minister said on Monday.

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Oil India Again Discovers Hydrocarbon In KG Basin

Oil India Again Discovers Hydrocarbon In KG Basin

Oil India Limited (OIL), one of India’s largest public sector oil exploration and production companies, has made its second hydrocarbon discovery in the onland KG Basin NELP VI Block — KG-ONN-2004/1.

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India Warned OPEC Of High Oil Prices Shrinking Demand

India Warned OPEC Of High Oil Prices Shrinking Demand

India's dire warning of its demand shrinking by one million barrels per day if oil prices continued their upward march was one of the factors that pushed oil cartel OPEC to raise production to cool prices.

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Ranchi-Howrah Intercity’s Engine Dislodges From Train, Passengers Safe

Ranchi-Howrah Intercity’s Engine Dislodges From Train, Passengers Safe

In what could have led to a major mishap, Howrah bound Ranchi-Howrah Intercity’s engine dislodged from the rest of train while it was in motion.

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With Water ATMs, Get Purified Water At Rs 5/litre At Over 100 Indian Railways Stations

With Water ATMs, Get Purified Water At Rs 5/litre At Over 100 Indian Railways Stations

State-of-the-art water ATMs are now available at more than 100 railway stations across the country, supplying purified water to passengers at low cost, a railway official said today.

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Railways to issue largest order for 22,000 wagons

Railways to issue largest order for 22,000 wagons

Indian Railways is set to put out its largest tender for 22,000 wagons at a cost of at least Rs 7,000 crore in the current financial year that could see big orders for Texmaco Rail and Engineering, Titagarh Wagons, Jindal Rail and Jupiter Wagons, among other wagon makers.

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Indian Railways Passengers Note! Another Traffic Block Announced; Several Trains Cancelled, Many Affected

Indian Railways Passengers Note! Another Traffic Block Announced; Several Trains Cancelled, Many Affected

Passengers alert! Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is undertaking massive maintenance works in order to upgrade existing tracks and also make sure that the railway infrastructure is in place for secure and smooth movement of trains.

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Nepal Does Capacity Building For Upcoming Railway Projects

Nepal Does Capacity Building For Upcoming Railway Projects

Nepal's Railway Department is preparing to build up its capacity for upcoming railway projects.

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Sreedharan Panel To Lay Down Metro Standards

Sreedharan Panel To Lay Down Metro Standards

‘METRO MAN’ E Sreedharan will head a newly constituted high-level committee to lay down indigenous technical standards for all metro rail systems across the country.

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India May Need $4.5 Trillion For Funding Infrastructure Over The Next 10 Years, Says Piyush Goyal

India May Need $4.5 Trillion For Funding Infrastructure Over The Next 10 Years, Says Piyush Goyal

Speaking at AIIB's second annual meeting in Mumbai, interim finance minister Piyush Goyal said about $4.5 trillion worth of funding would be necessary for infrastructure products over the next ten years.

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Rail Bodies Not Prioritising Projects: World Bank

Rail Bodies Not Prioritising Projects: World Bank

The World Bank feels that rail planning authorities here aren't prioritising projects too well and that Mumbai’s extended suburbs need to be connected faster.

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Finance Will Not Hinder Massive Construction In India, Says Piyush Goyal

Finance Will Not Hinder Massive Construction In India, Says Piyush Goyal

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal attended panel discussion and interactive session at AIIB Summit 2018 in Mumbai.

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AIIB Keen To Fund Energy, Transport And Sustainable City Projects In India

AIIB Keen To Fund Energy, Transport And Sustainable City Projects In India

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) wants to finance projects in India spanning sectors across energy, transportation and sustainable cities.

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Water ATMs Now At More Than 100 Railway Stations

Water ATMs Now At More Than 100 Railway Stations

Now State-of-the-art water ATMs are available at over 100 railway stations across the country, supplying purified water to passengers at low cost, a railway official said today.

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Piyush Goyal Hopeful Of Getting Enough Land For Bullet Train Project

Piyush Goyal Hopeful Of Getting Enough Land For Bullet Train Project

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal is confident that there will not be “any stress” in getting the land needed for India’s ambitious bullet train project, even as protests continue in pockets of Maharashtra and Gujarat.

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Indian Railways Bullet Train Setback: Good News On Way Reveals Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways Bullet Train Setback: Good News On Way Reveals Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

The government is finding it difficult to acquire land for Ahmedabad-Mumbai Indian Railways bullet train project, which is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project.

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Monsoon Impact! Indian Railways Cancelled Trains: Scheduled Run Of 150 Trains Scrapped Today, Check Full List Here

Monsoon Impact! Indian Railways Cancelled Trains: Scheduled Run Of 150 Trains Scrapped Today, Check Full List Here

It is Monsoon time in India and the first month of this season has already caught the Indian Railways out and caused many citizens to be inconvenienced.

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IRCTC Tourism Offers 7-day Trip To Ladakh, Check Details Here

IRCTC Tourism Offers 7-day Trip To Ladakh, Check Details Here

IRCTC Tourism is offering a package tour to Ladakh from Mumbai. Called ‘Magnificent Ladakh’, the six nights and seven days package includes excursion to Sham Valley in Leh, a visit to Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake.

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