Friday, November 16, 2018         

Weekly News Updates From EnergyInfraPost.com

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Our Weekly News Stories In The Energy & Infra Space

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Power

Track Electrification of More Than 6 Lakh Villages On Your Mobiles. Download GARV-II App Now.

Village electrification is no longer about tracking electrification of 18,452 villages in the country. In line with the government's promise to provide Power To All households in the country, people from the comfort of their homes and through their mobiles can track progress on household Read more...

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Goyal Launches Citizen Engagement Window `SAMVAD’ As Part of Mobile App Garv II

While Launching the Garv-II mobile App for tracking rural electrification in real-time basis on Tuesday, Union minister of state for power, coal, mines and RE, Piyush Goyal also unveiled the Citizen Engagement Window ‘SAMVAD’ which has been created to enhance participation Read more...

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Don’t Differentiate Between APL and BPL Families, Provide Power To All, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal Tells States.

As state governments through their respective distribution companies provide free of cost power connections to families that are sitting Below the Poverty Line (or BPL Families), the union power minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday once again urged states to give “on demand” .Read more...

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In Line with Govt's Digital India Initiative, PFC to provide TV sets to 1600 remote villages in Arunachal Pradesh under its CSR

Power Minister, Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday.Speaking at the launch of the Garv-II mobile App for tracking rural electrification in real-time basis, Goyal said there were many villages in Arunachal Pradesh that have not had power for 70 years. Read more...

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energy conservation

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, shall be presiding over an event, ‘Empowering the Grid to meet Future Challenges’ in New Delhi on 21st December 2016. Read more...

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Launch of GARV-II App

GARV-II App will open the rural electrification work to public scrutiny. People will be able to participate in the development work and can Read more...

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In order to achieve the renewable energy target of 175 GW by the year 2022, the major programmes/ schemes on implementation of Solar Park, Solar Defence Scheme, Solar scheme for CPUs Solar PV power plants on Canal Bank and Canal Tops, Solar Pump, Solar Rooftop etc Read more...

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Year End Reviews

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As the year draws to an end, EnergyInfraPost.com takes a close look at the year round initiatives and achievements of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. Read more...

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With a clear focus on clean energy and a special focus on renewables, India has added 14,300 MW of 14.3 GW RE capacity in less than two and a half years of announcing its Renewable Energy program. Read more...

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SECI Launches Largest Rooftop Solar PV Tender

As a step towards fulfillment of the Government of India’s target for installation of 40 GW rooftop solar power plants by the year 2022, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has launched a tender of 1000 MW capacity for development of grid-connected rooftop solar capacity Read more...

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Oil And Gas

Year End Review- Ministry Of Petroleum And Natural

As the year draws to a close, its time to check the promises versus delivery by the important economic ministries of the government. As one of the most important ministries, the Ministry of petroleum and natural gas under minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Read more...

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Petrofed and RGU join forces to support India’s oil and gas skills ambitions

Enhance the sharing of industry knowledge, best practices between the regions, promoting joint training programs and study

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Infrastructure

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari would lay the foundation stone for four/six-laning of National Highway in Goa on December 22. The move is expected to reduce the travel time between one corner of the state to another by an hour. Read More...

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Ministry of Railways reviews its flexi fare system in Rajdhani/Shatabadi/Duranto trains

Ministry of Railways said on Monday that it has has reviewed Flexi Fare System in Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto trains which was introduced in September, 2016 and has taken certain decisions to benefit the passengers. Read more...

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Other News Stories From Across The Media Over The Week:

Deepening their ties, India and Kyrgyztan today finalised broad contours of a bilateral investment treaty and inked six other pacts covering a range of areas besides resolving to work closely to combat challenge of terrorism, extremism and radicalism. Read More...

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Rural households having no electricity connection despite their village having connected to the grid will now be able to register complaints directly to central and state authorities through a mobile phone application. Read More...

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The government is working with banks and international companies to ramp up point-of-sale (PoS) machines for cash transactions, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today. "We are certainly working with the banks and also with the international companies to see how we can ramp  Read More...


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Odisha Cabinet gives nod to Rs 1,800 cr lift irrigation projects

The Odisha Cabinet on Tuesday approved several proposals, including awarding of tenders for mega lift irrigation projects to create additional irrigation potential for nearly 62,000 hectares. Read more...

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lpg-subsidy

The Income Tax department will soon begin sharing with the Petroleum and Oil Ministry details of all "individual" taxpayers whose annual income exceeds Rs 10 lakh, in an attempt to check pilferage of subsidy on cooking gas by the higher income groups.Read more...

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Solar power is becoming the cheapest form of new electricity

Unsubsidized solar power costs are beginning to outperform coal and natural gas and new solar energy projects in emerging

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BP splashes out on deals to beef up oil, gas reserves

BP on Monday agreed to buy stakes in gas-heavy exploration areas off the coast of Mauritania and Senegal from Kosmos

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Govt To Review Status Of 72 Coal Mines

The government over the next few days will examine the status of 72 coal blocks allocated either through allotment or auction route to companies like NTPC, JSW Steel, Hindalco and SAIL. Read more...

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energy conservation

Visakhapatnam  City-based Eastern Power Distribution Company of AP Limited (APEPDCL) bagged the top spot in energy conservation among all 44 distribution companies in the country. The union ministry of power, coal, new and renewable energy and mines announced Read more...

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RasGas

RasGas has extended its support to India's transformation into a land powered by clean, reliable, gas-based energy, as part Read more...

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Senvion strikes

Senvion is to supply of 220 turbines totalling more than 500MW to an Indian independent power producer. Delivery will

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Senvion strikes

India's first reverse auction for wind power has been postponed by three weeks. The last date for submission of bids has been extended to January 8 in the New Year from December 15, while the opening of bids, earlier scheduled for December 16, Read more...

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Virtuaal Infra

Itanagar, Dec 14: Delhi-based private power developer, Virtuaal Infra Power, a green energy developer producing energy through hydroelectric power plants, today announced its association with Singapore based Infra Co Asia Development Ltd. Read more...

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World Energy Day

With the economy growing in India, the country's energy demands are also spiraling up. India’s energy demand is set to accelerate

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energy policy for sustained 9-10 per cent GDP growth

India requires an aggressive energy policy that promotes domestic manufacturing and cuts down import dependence to ensure

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With crude oil prices more than doubling in one year and posing a threat to emerging economies, world's third biggest oil consumer India sees the the rates touching $60 a barrel

With crude oil prices more than doubling in one year and posing a threat to emerging economies, world's third biggest oil consumer India sees the the rates touching $60 a barrel before retreating.

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saving energy

Thiruvananthapuram: For Class X student Parvathy, luxury weddings and festival pomp should be restricted to tide over the energy crisis in the state. She was one among the students who put forth suggestions and raised questions regarding the energy sector in the country. Read more...

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NTPC

Inox Wind Limited, India's leading wind energy solutions provider, has bagged an order for a 50 MW wind power project to be deployed in the state of Gujarat from NTPC Limited, Read more...

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solar energy

In 2014, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi first placed solar energy at the core of the energy mix that would fuel India’s economic growth, scepticism abounded: how will the government deliver? Read more...

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Anupama Airy
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