Wednesday, November 21, 2018         

Daily Newsletter on Energy and Infrastructure 

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POWER

2017 may see India’s solar sector join the big leagues of China, USA and Japan. Experts forecast India’s solar sector to rank in the top 3 global markets after China and the USA.

India’s renewable energy sector especially solar and wind projects have clearly emerged as the two fronts drawing maximum investments with an intact and impressive growth story being predicted by exper

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Piyush Goyal To Launch A New Mobile APP and Web Portal on UDAY, the government’s flagship scheme for turnaround of state DISCOMs

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal will launch the web portal and a Mobile App for one of India’s most talked about scheme

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Assam and Telangana

Two more states of Assam and Telangana will be joining the power ministry’s flagship scheme, Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY)—taking the tally ofvstates having joined the scheme to 20.

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solar market

With a pipeline of around 14 GW of utility scale projects, about 7.7 GW is expected to be commissioned in the year---a growth of around 90% over 2016. Combined with 1.1 GW of expected rooftop solar capacity, India should add a total of 8.8 GW in 2017, ranking it amongst the top three global markets after China and the USA. Read more...

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OIL AND GAS

Energy Minister Ibrahim Baylan to chair the IEA’s Ministerial Meeting in 2017

Ibrahim Baylan, Sweden’s Minister for Energy, was named as the chair of the International Energy Agency’s Ministerial meeting, which will be held in Paris in November 2017.

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Indian Oil

In support of the Digital India initiative, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IndianOil) had deployed a new technology initiative, a ChatBot, at the recently concluded PETROTECH-2016, the 12th International Oil & Gas.

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High Oil Prices May Spoil The Party For Indian Consumers and Economy

After being insulated from an increase in the domestic fuel prices, the ongoing upsurge in global crude oil prices could spoil the party for Indian consumers of petrol and diesel. India imports 80% of its crude oil requirements and any upward  Read more...

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pump prices

On the back of high global oil prices, the domestic oil companies—Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum announced a hike in the pump prices of petrol and diesel.

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INFRASTRUCTURE

No compromise on Passenger Safety, Indian Railways Will Adopt Latest Technology and Modern Equipments on a war footing : Indian Railways Minister, Suresh Prabhu

Indian Railways will adopt latest technology and procure modern equipments to ensure passenger safety on a war footing, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said.

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