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September 20, 2018, Thursday

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

Mumbai: Brace For Power Cut In Parts Of Western Suburbs On Sunday

Mumbai: Brace For Power Cut In Parts Of Western Suburbs On Sunday

There will be no electricity supply in K-West, P-South, P-North, R-South, R-Central and H-West Wards covering areas of Vile Parle (West)

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India Will Be At Centre Of 'sunshine Countries' Of ISA: Suresh Prabhu

India Will Be At Centre Of 'sunshine Countries' Of ISA: Suresh Prabhu

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu today said India will be at the centre of the 'sunshine countries' of International Solar Alliance (ISA) after achieving its target of having 170 GW of clean energy by 2022.

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India's Huge Solar Ambitions Could Push Coal Further Into Shade

India's Huge Solar Ambitions Could Push Coal Further Into Shade

India says it intends to launch a tender for 100 gigawatts of solar power, 10 times the size of the current largest solar tender in the world – another Indian project scheduled to open for bids next month.

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US' Heavy Tariffs Will Make No Major Impact On Steel Production In India: Government

US' Heavy Tariffs Will Make No Major Impact On Steel Production In India: Government

The US' levy of heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminum would not have any major impact on steel production in India as steel export to US was only 3.3 percent of total exports, Union Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh said here today.

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ABB sees big potential in EV charging infrastructure in India

ABB sees big potential in EV charging infrastructure in India

Swiss engineering major ABB is bullish on the growth opportunity in India’s electric vehicle charging market. The company is also keen to harness its strong foothold in solar energy generation in India to provide not just EV chargers but a clean charging ecosystem altogether.

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5 states for buying 3,000 MW from power plants sans PPAs

5 states for buying 3,000 MW from power plants sans PPAs

Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Bihar and Jharkhand together want to buy 3,000 MW of power under a government scheme to promote purchases from plants without PPAs.

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PFC sanctions Rs 2,626 cr to RRVUNL for upgradation of two plants

PFC sanctions Rs 2,626 cr to RRVUNL for upgradation of two plants

Government-owned power sector financer, Power Finance Corporation (PFC), on Friday announced extending Rs 2,626 crore of additional financial assistance to Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam (RRVUNL), the state government’s power generation company, for the purpose of environment upgradation works, PFC said.

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India ‘Waiting And Watching’ Iran Issue Unfold Before Taking A Decision: Pradhan

India ‘Waiting And Watching’ Iran Issue Unfold Before Taking A Decision: Pradhan

India is “waiting and watching” the unfolding events surrounding the U.S.’ announcement that it will impose sanctions on any country importing oil from Iran after November 4, according to Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

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Crude Oil Futures Down 0.91 Pc On Weak Asian Trend

Crude Oil Futures Down 0.91 Pc On Weak Asian Trend

Crude oil futures eased 0.91 per cent to Rs 5,029 per barrel today as speculators reduced positions amid a weakening trend in Asian markets.

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With Fewer Friends Around, Iran Is Running Out Of Options On Oil

With Fewer Friends Around, Iran Is Running Out Of Options On Oil

Iran’s position in the oil market is looking weaker than ever as a bruising OPEC meeting and tightening net of US sanctions leave it with fewer friends and fleeing customers.

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How India Can Cope With Cut In Iran Oil Imports

How India Can Cope With Cut In Iran Oil Imports

Four months and a week from now, India may be on slippery ground with an oil problem. Starting November 4 + , India's hotline with Iran for oil imports may very well be dead

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OPINION: Why High Taxes On Petroleum Products Are Not Bad

OPINION: Why High Taxes On Petroleum Products Are Not Bad

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of debate on auto fuel prices at the pump.

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India Hunting for Shorter LNG Deals With Import Demand Doubling

India Hunting for Shorter LNG Deals With Import Demand Doubling

The good news for global natural gas exporters is that India’s largest utility is hunting for new supplies to import. The bad: It’s seeking shorter deals than have been traditional in the past.

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Why India is building huge caves to store oil

Why India is building huge caves to store oil

India’s expanding its oil stocks to avoid external price and supply shocks in the future. On June 27, the Narendra Modi government announced a plan to build two new caves full of strategic petroleum reserves (SPRs) to maintain the country’s supplies for up to 12 days during exigencies.

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India’s Infrastructure On Cusp Between China, AIIB

India’s Infrastructure On Cusp Between China, AIIB

In his opening speech at the third annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Mumbai on June 26, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is looking forward to a “continued engagement with developmental partners, including the AIIB” for a sustainable infrastructure environment both in India and Asia.

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42 Lakh Senior Citizens Gave Up Railway Concessions In 9 Months: PM Modi

42 Lakh Senior Citizens Gave Up Railway Concessions In 9 Months: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that 42 lakh senior citizens had voluntarily given up their railway concession in the past nine months while 1.25 crore families had surrendered their gas subsidy.

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SAIL Despatches First Consignment Of Wheels For Kolkata Metro

SAIL Despatches First Consignment Of Wheels For Kolkata Metro

Steel Authority of India (SAIL) today said its Durgapur Steel Plant (DSP) has despatched the first consignment of metro railway wheels for Kolkata Metro, giving a fillip to 'Make in India' drive.

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Fine Organic Industries, RITES To List On Monday

Fine Organic Industries, RITES To List On Monday

Railway consultancy firm RITES and chemicals manufacturer Fine Organic Industries will make their stock market debut on Monday after successfully completing their initial public offerings late last week.

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In Northern Railway Trains, 650 Arrested For Pulling Chains In 6 Months

In Northern Railway Trains, 650 Arrested For Pulling Chains In 6 Months

More than 650 people were arrested in the last six months for pulling chains in the trains of Northern Railway, unnecessarily causing inconvenience to passengers.

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25 Suburban Train Services Cancelled In Chennai

25 Suburban Train Services Cancelled In Chennai

The Southern Railway will not operate 25 suburban services on Sunday (July 1) due to a line block and a power block from 12:45am to 10.45am on July 1 to facilitate engineering work for construction of two bridges between Vandalur and Guduvancheri and for construction of additional spans on a bridge between Ottivakkam and Karunguzhi in Chennai – Villupuram section.

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Will Two Chinese Dams In Nepal Affect Belt And Road Initiative?

Will Two Chinese Dams In Nepal Affect Belt And Road Initiative?

Nepal’s Energy Minister Barshaman Pun had an important message when he spoke to the Chinese media recently.

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Railways Eliminates All Unmanned Level Crossings From 4 Zones

Railways Eliminates All Unmanned Level Crossings From 4 Zones

The railways has eliminated all unmanned level crossings from four zones this month, well on its way to remove all such crossings in 11 of its zones by September 2018, ministry officials said today.

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Delhi Metro Strike On Hold After Workers Restrained By High Court

Delhi Metro Strike On Hold After Workers Restrained By High Court

The Delhi High Court on Friday restrained employees and staff council of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) from going on strike from midnight given the inconvenience it would cause to around 25 lakh commuters.

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Prime Minister appreciates progress of Rishikesh-Karnprayag Rail Line

Prime Minister appreciates progress of Rishikesh-Karnprayag Rail Line

The proposed Rishikesh-Karnprayag rail line is an initiative to connect the plains with the hills in the Garhwal range. Though the project was announced over two decades back, it could not materialise.

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Centre clear decks for preparation of DPR for 7 new Railway projects in Kerala

Centre clear decks for preparation of DPR for 7 new Railway projects in Kerala

Decks are getting cleared for the preparation of detailed project report (DPR) of the viable projects for the further development of railway corridor on a cost-sharing basis between Railways and State through Kerala Railway Development Corporation Ltd (KRDCL).

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