Saturday, November 17, 2018         

Daily Newsletter on Energy and Infrastructure 

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POWER

NTPC signs 160 MW power purchase pact with Nepal Electricity Authority

State-owned NTPC today said that its wholly-owned arm NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam has signed power purchase pact with Nepal Electricity Authority to supply 160 MW power for January-May 2017.

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Indian govt

The Indian government has just published its energy program for the next ten years which includes plans to produce 57% of its electricity from renewable sources by the year 2020.

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Electricity

In what would further encourage investments in renewable energy projects, the state government has exempted electricity duty of 40 paise per unit for rooftop solar and captive units.

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solar system

The 15-storey Shivshakti Heights, located near the railway station, has got a 9.135 kilowatt (kW) peak power rooftop solar system installed, which lights the lifts and the building’s common areas. The building is home to 76 families.

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Russian

The automated control systems for two nuclear power plants in Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam will start arriving to India from Russia 2018 onwards, the Russian State Nuclear Corporation (Rosatom) said.

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New power

The burden of subsidising the power bills of agricultural and low-income families is set to move from industrial consumers to large domestic and commercial consumers of electricity.

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OIL AND GAS

ONGC is the strongest company in India in the field of exploration: JN Singh, GSPC

In a chat with ET Now, JN Singh , MD, GSPC said that,"GSPC will utilise this money to partially retire its debts actually and GSPC is very strong in its other businesses.

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Now pay for fuel, LPG at BPCL using Ola Money

Ola Money, digital payment solution from Ola, will be accepted at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) fuel pumps and LPG distributors across the country, the company announced on Monday.

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INFRASTRUCTURE

Patna

The villages selected to be developed include Pandark in Patna district and Parham under Jamalpur block in Munger district.

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Mumbai

After the ceremony, Modi gave a speech where he claimed to have the support of 1.25 billion Indians in his campaign against black money

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metro line

Planning to cash in on smart city bonanza by buying a property near a new metro line or highspeed rail corridor? It won't come cheap now.

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toll road assets

Spanish infrastructure firm Abertis Infraestructuras SA has agreed to buy two operational toll road assets in south India from Macquarie Group Ltd for about Rs1,000 crore, said two people familiar with the development.

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six Indian cities

India’s inland waterways service is set to get a big boost with the Centre inking a deal with Infrastructure Architecture Lab of Massachusetts Institute of Technology for developing ferry services at 18 locations across six cities. Read more...

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Coastal Highway

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced that the central government was contemplating to develop a Goa-Mumbai coastal highway like the Los Angeles-San Francisco highway along the Pacific Coast in the US.

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Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana Award

The President of the New Delhi Municipal Council Naresh Kumar, along with the Chief Secretary of the commission MM Kutty,

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Nitin Gadkari

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate Sagarmala Development Company’s (SDC) office in New Delhi on Monday to promote port-led development in the country.

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Nizamabad

A diesel-electric multiple unit (DEMU) train between Peddapalli and Morthad is all set to chug on from December 29, indicating that long-awaited Peddapalli-Karimnagar-Nizamabad railway line is expected to be  Read more...

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Defence, rural infrastructure

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday expressed hope that demonetisation will help increase government revenue and lower fiscal deficit, leading to higher expenditure on defence and rural infrastructure.

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SCR

South Central Railway (SCR) will introduce two new trains_ Train No.17021/17022 Hyderabad-Vasco-Hyderabad Express and Train No.17419/17420 Tirupati-Vasco-Tirupati Express with effect from January 5.

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