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December 17, 2018, Monday

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Tata Power's Generation increases 5.5% to 13,113 MUs in Q1FY19

Tata Power's Generation increases 5.5% to 13,113 MUs in Q1FY19

Tata Power announced that the Company's generation capacity increased by 5.5% to 13,113 MUs in Q1 FY19 as compared 12,429 MUs in Q1 FY18. The Company, together with all its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed generation capacity of 10,857 MW (as of August 2018).

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SECI Issues Tender for 2 MW Solar with 1 MW Battery Energy Storage System

SECI Issues Tender for 2 MW Solar with 1 MW Battery Energy Storage System

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender for the development of 2 MW (AC) of solar projects with 1 MW of battery energy storage system (BESS) at Kaza, located in Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh.

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CIL may invite global firms to extract coal bed methane

CIL may invite global firms to extract coal bed methane

State-run Coal India is considering outsourcing coal bed methane production to global operators and will set aside Rs 3,000 crore to part-finance the initiative, company executives said.

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Coking coal continues multiyear price downtrend

Coking coal continues multiyear price downtrend

BMI Research expects coking coal prices to gradually edge lower in the second half of this year. Its expectation from the previous forecast done in March that premium hard coking coal export prices will fall below USD 200 per tonne by mid year,

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How Karnataka–India’s Renewables Leader–Could Be Self Reliant In Electricity Without New Coal Plants

How Karnataka–India’s Renewables Leader–Could Be Self Reliant In Electricity Without New Coal Plants

By adding 11 gigawatt (GW) renewables capacity in the coming decade, or as much as 11 coal-fired power plants of 1,000 MW each, Karnataka–the national leader in renewable energy generation–could become self reliant in electricity by 2027-28 and not add to its current fossil-fuel capacity, according to a new study.

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Land and Transmission Availability May Make or Break India’s Mega Solar Tenders

Land and Transmission Availability May Make or Break India’s Mega Solar Tenders

A plethora of mega tenders have been announced in the domestic solar sector lately. While these huge tender announcements sound exciting and bode well for the country’s ambitious solar target

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Odisha solar auction attracts competitive bids in spite of safeguard duty

Odisha solar auction attracts competitive bids in spite of safeguard duty

Solar tariffs did not rise as much as feared in the first auction held after India imposed safeguard duty on solar panels and modules, with winning tariffs in Tuesday’s auction in Odisha ranging between Rs 2.79 and Rs 3.20 per unit.

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10,429MW record power demand for Telangana in a day

10,429MW record power demand for Telangana in a day

Setting another record in the power sector, Telangana on Tuesday registered its highest ever peak power demand of 10,429MW. The new record surpassed the earlier peak demand of 10,284MW on March 8, 2018.

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Indian Oil tops 7 Indian firms on Fortune 500 list, RIL jump 53 place

Indian Oil tops 7 Indian firms on Fortune 500 list, RIL jump 53 place

Seven Indian companies have made it to the latest Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest corporations in terms of revenue, with state-owned IOC continuing to be the highest ranked Indian firm and Reliance Industries (RIL) jumping 53 places.

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Crude oil futures fall 0.78% on overseas cues

Crude oil futures fall 0.78% on overseas cues

Crude oil prices drifted lower by 0.78 per cent to Rs 4,697 per barrel in futures trade today as speculators cut bets, driven by a weak trend overseas.

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India's oil marketing cos rise on lower crude oil prices

India's oil marketing cos rise on lower crude oil prices

Oil marketing cos Indian Oil Corp Ltd, Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd rise as much as 2.4 pct-3.2 pct

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Will private players go for shale gas?

Will private players go for shale gas?

As crude oil prices continue to remain at elevated levels, a recent notification by the government to undertake an inconspicuous change in the definition of petroleum have brought in the much-needed regulatory boost to the exploration of shale gas.

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Changing norms for pvt participation in station modernisation

Changing norms for pvt participation in station modernisation

The government is changing the norms for private sector participation in the modernisation of railway stations, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

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Dirty railway station? Now, send pictures on WhatsApp to Western Railway

Dirty railway station? Now, send pictures on WhatsApp to Western Railway

Passengers can now click pictures of filth and dirt at railway stations and send it across to authorities on mobile messaging platform WhatsApp, as part of the Western Railway’s cleanliness drive. Authorities are hopeful that this will ensure clean railway stations and toilets, a senior WR official said.

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How to de-risk infrastructure investments

How to de-risk infrastructure investments

De-risking infrastructure projects is critical to increase the flow of capital into infrastructure in India and lower the cost of capital. De-risking of projects can be accomplished using both external and internal mechanisms.

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NHAI secures Rs 25,000-crore loan from state bank

NHAI secures Rs 25,000-crore loan from state bank

The State Bank of India has cleared RS 25,000 crore advances to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), the largest ever funding arranged by NHAI in a single tranche, marking a resumption of flow of bank funds to the infrastructure sector.

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Work on 103-km Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi section of Konkan Railway to begin soon: Govt

Work on 103-km Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi section of Konkan Railway to begin soon: Govt

Work on the 103-kilometre Kolhapur-Vaibhavwadi section of Konkan Railway will begin soon, a line which would link the coastal region of Maharashtra with the western area of the state and help development of ports and harbours, the commerce ministry today said.

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Southern Railway warns of sacking coaches over running private academies

Southern Railway warns of sacking coaches over running private academies

Attaching a copy of a TOI report, the Southern Railway Sports Association (SRSA) has sent a letter (dated July 26) to all employees who are coaches with the association, warning them of strict action if found to be running private business activities outside.

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