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September 20, 2018, Thursday

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

Govt Plans To Make Local Manufacturing A Key Element For Large Solar Power Projects

Govt Plans To Make Local Manufacturing A Key Element For Large Solar Power Projects

The government plans to make local manufacturing of equipment a key element in tenders for large solar power projects, even as the country aims to add close to 500 gigawatts of renewable energy capacity by 2030, senior officials said.

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Harnessing Power Of Sun To Deliver Justice In Jharkhand

Harnessing Power Of Sun To Deliver Justice In Jharkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pressed the button to start the country’s first solar powered district court in Khunti on October 2, 2015.

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Govt Firm To Supply Power To Gaya Areas

Govt Firm To Supply Power To Gaya Areas

Terminating its agreement with franchisee India Power, the South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (SBPDCL) has taken back the power distribution work in Gaya town, Bodh Gaya and Manpur areas.

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Stressed Power Assets: Impractical To Comply With RBI Circular, Say Banks

Stressed Power Assets: Impractical To Comply With RBI Circular, Say Banks

Senior bankers on Thursday apprised the parliamentary committee on energy of the enormous impact and “practical difficulty” of implementing the Reserve Bank of India’s circular regarding power assets within a six-month time frame.

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India Emphasises Energy Security Before US Officials' Visit

India Emphasises Energy Security Before US Officials' Visit

With a team of US officials likely to visit India soon to hold discussions on sanctions against Iran and impact on oil imports, the government on Thursday emphasised on energy security that is vital for economic growth.

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Bacteria-powered Solar Cell Can Produce Electricity On Cloudy Days

Bacteria-powered Solar Cell Can Produce Electricity On Cloudy Days

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have discovered a low-cost and sustainable way to build a solar cell using bacteria, that can harvest energy from light even under overcast skies.

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Coal starved Mahagenco selling coal to private companies

Coal starved Mahagenco selling coal to private companies

Times of India reported that beggars can’t be choosers but they can be magnanimous donors if Mahagenco’s conduct is any example. The state-run power generation company that regularly complains of coal shortage is now selling its share of coal to private companies. Its own plants are generating at half load even as private companies are making hay.

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Coal India asks thermal plants not to limit intake to avert future crisis

Coal India asks thermal plants not to limit intake to avert future crisis

State-owned Coal India today said it has asked power plants not to restrict intake of coal during monsoon when electricity demand drops usually.

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Indian steel demand may double to 170 mt by 2025: BHP Billiton

Indian steel demand may double to 170 mt by 2025: BHP Billiton

Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton has forecast Indian steel demand will double by 2025, even as it termed the government’s steel production target of 300 million tonnes by 2030 as “aspirational”.

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oil

India Yet To Take A Decision On Iran Oil Imports

India will decide on importing crude oil from Iran based on national interest, reported Livemint quoting a source.

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Ghost Ships No More: Explorers Resume Oil, Gas Search As Prices Perk Up

Ghost Ships No More: Explorers Resume Oil, Gas Search As Prices Perk Up

A growing fleet of ships is scanning oceans in search of new oil and gas fields as energy companies, now with more cash thanks to stronger crude prices, gradually resume spending on seismic services after a four-year downturn.

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Iran's OPEC Boss Says Trump's Tweets Have Added $10 To Oil Prices - SHANA

Iran's OPEC Boss Says Trump's Tweets Have Added $10 To Oil Prices - SHANA

U.S. President Donald Trump, who recently called on OPEC producers to help reduce oil prices, has raised prices through his tweets, Iranian OPEC Governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili was quoted as saying by news agency SHANA on Thursday.

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Shell CEO Says "Foolhardy" To Set Carbon Reduction Targets

Shell CEO Says "Foolhardy" To Set Carbon Reduction Targets

Royal Dutch Shell's boss said it would be "foolhardy" for the oil and gas producer to set hard targets to reduce carbon emissions as it risked exposing the energy giant to legal challenges.

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As fossil fuel loses lustre, RIL shifts focus to oil-to-chemicals conversion

As fossil fuel loses lustre, RIL shifts focus to oil-to-chemicals conversion

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani wants to be ahead of the global shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy. At the 41st AGM on Thursday, he said RIL is exploring new value creation opportunity in an environment where growth in fossil fuel demand could stagnate in a few years.

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Delhi notifies list of fuels permissible for industrial use

Delhi notifies list of fuels permissible for industrial use

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has issued a notification with a list of fuels permissible for industrial use within the NCT of Delhi, a move which has been hailed by the Centre for Science and Environment.

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HPCL may use mix of shares, cash and oil bonds to buy MRPL

HPCL may use mix of shares, cash and oil bonds to buy MRPL

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) may use a mix of shares, cash and oil bonds to pay for acquiring and merging Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) with itself, according to people familiar with the merger plan that’s in the works.

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After Bullet Train Hit By Problems, PM Modi Orders Officials To Meet Deadline

After Bullet Train Hit By Problems, PM Modi Orders Officials To Meet Deadline

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed the officials and the Railway ministry to meet the stiff deadlines of India's first bullet train project.

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Pre-booking Train Tickets For Deepavali Sold Out

Pre-booking Train Tickets For Deepavali Sold Out

Train Passengers, who were waiting to book tickets to go to their native place to celebrate the Deepavali festival were in for a disappointment, as all the tickets for November two were sold out within seven minutes after the Southern Railway portal was opened.

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Trial Run In A Stretch Of East West Metro Successful

Trial Run In A Stretch Of East West Metro Successful

The first trial run in a section of the city's East West Metro route has passed off without any glitch, an official said here today.

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EPC projects

No Plans To Do Away With Toll Collections On National Highways: Govt

The government has no plans to do away with toll system on national highways and wants to ensure rational collection so that users pay charges for only the distance travelled, like in the case of the Eastern Peripheral Expressway, a top official said today.

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Future Ready– Mumbai Nagpur Highway To Get EV Charging Points Every 35 Km

Future Ready– Mumbai Nagpur Highway To Get EV Charging Points Every 35 Km

One thing that holds back electric vehicle adoption is the limited range.

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Railing At Delhi Metro Station Collapses, No One Injured

Railing At Delhi Metro Station Collapses, No One Injured

A portion of the railing fell on the metro ramp between Lajpat Nagar and Jangpura section around 4:05pm due to the strong winds and rain.

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Delhi HC Issues Notice To DMRC, CISF On Assault Case

Delhi HC Issues Notice To DMRC, CISF On Assault Case

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought responses from Delhi Metro and the CISF on a plea seeking directions to initiate an inquiry into an incident where station managers were allegedly beaten up over a parking issue.

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After Doubling Train Length, Namma Metro Reports Surge In Revenues, Collects Rs 1.3 Crore In A Day

After Doubling Train Length, Namma Metro Reports Surge In Revenues, Collects Rs 1.3 Crore In A Day

Days after the Namma Metro in Bengaluru increased the number of coaches on its Purple Line from three to six

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Railway Officers To Get Lessons In Ethics, Classes To Be Live Streamed

Railway Officers To Get Lessons In Ethics, Classes To Be Live Streamed

The Railways will roll out nationwide classes on ethics and integrity to teach officers to say "yes or no" and not "maybe" while dealing with situations in public service.

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Bmc-railways Hold Joint Meet, Plan For Subways

BMC, Railways, IIIT-B To Jointly Audit 445 Bridges From Friday

A day after stringent observations by the Bombay High Court, a high-level meeting of the civic and railway administrations, besides the IIT-B, on Thursday decided to start detailed audits of all 445 bridges in the Mumbai suburban railway networks area from Friday, an official said here.

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Indian Railways Builds A Subway Crossing In Record 4.5 Hours

Indian Railways Builds A Subway Crossing In Record 4.5 Hours

Indian Railways constructed a subway crossing in just four-and-a-half-hour between Pendurthi and Kottavalasa line in Andhra Pradesh.

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After Rajdhanis, Durontos, Revamped Menu With Combo Meals For Shatabdis; Binge On Chhola Bhatura, Rajma Chawal

After Rajdhanis, Durontos, Revamped Menu With Combo Meals For Shatabdis; Binge On Chhola Bhatura, Rajma Chawal

New meals on Shatabdi Express trains: After revamping the menu on several Rajdhani and Duronto Express trains, IRCTC is all set to introduce combo meals on select Shatabdi Express trains, learns Financial Express Online.

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