Friday, November 16, 2018         

Daily Newsletter on Energy and Infrastructure 

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POWER:

Government asks Power Grid Corp to consider selling stakes in projects

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd., a state-run electricity transmission company, should sell stakes in its projects to unlock capital for future expansion, according to the nation’s power ministry.

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Azure Power Wins 50 MW Solar Power Project under SECI Auction

Azure Power (NYSE:AZRE), a leading solar power producer in India, announced that it has won a 50 MW solar power project under the National Solar Mission (NSM) Phase II Batch III

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RENEWABLE ENERGY:

JSW Energy Will be Watched On Plan To Raise Funds

JSW Energy said that its board will meet on 27 December 2016, to consider raising long term funds through the issuance of non-convertible debentures by way of a private placement

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OIL AND GAS:

Indian Oil Corp to set up biomass-to-ethanol plant in Panipat

To reduce pollution arising from burning of agricultural waste, a biomass-to-ethanol plant is being set up by the Indian Oil Corporation in Panipat to prepare ethanol from agricultural and other residues, a top government official said.

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Note ban pushed cashless transactions for petroleum products to 25 per cent, says minister

Elaborating how demonetisation has encouraged cashless transactions, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmednra Pradhan said that cashless transactions now accounted for over 25 per cent of the total transactions in petroleum products.

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Manipur mess chokes fuel supply to Tripura, Mizoram

Maintaining fuel supplies to trouble-torn Manipur has led to a shortage of petrol, diesel and cooking gas supply to two other states – Tripura and Mizoram, officials said on Friday.

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Swan Energy gets approval for LNG terminal construction

Swan Energy’s wholly-owned subsidiary has received approval from Gujarat Maritime Board for commencement of construction of an LNG terminal.

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INFRASTRUCTURE:

Bullet Train Project Moves Ahead. Pact Signed With Japanese Funding Agency For Rs 1 Lakh Crore Project

Railway Ministry and National High-Speed Rail Corporation (HNSRC) have signed a tripartite pact with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the development of Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail corridor.

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In First, Road Paved With Solar Panels Powers French Town

France on Thursday inaugurated the world's first "solar highway", a road paved with solar panels providing enough energy to power the street lights of the small Normandy town of Tourouvre.

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Southern Rly instals train protection system

Southern Railway will extend the Train Protection and Warning System (TPWS) on EMU trains running between Chennai and Arakkonam section which covers 68 km. Currently

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Bogibeel Project to Be Over in 2018

The commissioning of the ambitious Bogibeel-rail-cum-road bridge is likely to be delayed yet again, with the authorities now rescheduling the completion to March 2018.

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Agartala hosts seminar on "Act East through North East"

The main agenda of the seminar was the growing proximity between Bangladesh and India in general and Tripura in particular and how improved access through the roads

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Google Launches Free Wi-Fi at Ooty Railway Station

Google, in collaboration with Railtel, rolled out free WiFi service at Udhagamandalam (Ooty) station in Tamil Nadu, taking to 100 the railway stations where it offers high-speed internet to an estimated 10 million people.

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