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December 17, 2018, Monday

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Ideal Mix of Thermal and RE is the Future for Power Generation - Power Minister Shri R.K. Singh

Ideal Mix of Thermal and RE is the Future for Power Generation - Power Minister Shri R.K. Singh

With the growth of economy and increase in per capita income, the power demand is also increasing at over 6% and will grow multi-folds in coming times. It is therefore, imperative that we increase use of renewable energy for the importance of Sustainability

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Spot power tariff climbs to 9-year high of Rs 14.25 at IEX

Spot power tariff climbs to 9-year high of Rs 14.25 at IEX

Spot power price touched over nine-year high of Rs 14.25 per unit in the day ahead market (DAM) on Indian Energy Exchange for supply on Thursday, mainly on account of higher demand.

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Govt asks PSU power cos to secure more mines to ramp up electricity generation

Govt asks PSU power cos to secure more mines to ramp up electricity generation

Power Minister R K Singh Thursday asked state-owned energy producers like NTPC and DVC to secure more coal mines to augment electricity generation as thermal power will continue to be the base electricity provider in the country.

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Power situation in TN: Madras HC summons electricity secretary, Tangedco chairman

Power situation in TN: Madras HC summons electricity secretary, Tangedco chairman

Taking a serious view of allegations that Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) had backed down wind power, the Madras high court on Thursday summoned the state electricity secretary and the corporation's chairman

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Coal India to commission 18 new washeries by December 2020

Coal India to commission 18 new washeries by December 2020

State-run miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) is planning to construct 18 new washeries by 2020 including nine for processing of coking and the other nine for meant for non-coking coal.

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PM Modi Gets UN’s Environment Award

PM Modi Gets UN’s Environment Award

India’s endeavours for promoting solar and renewable energy got global recognition on Wednesday when Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded with the UN’s highest environmental honour,

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L&T’s power business bags orders worth Rs 1,400 cr

L&T’s power business bags orders worth Rs 1,400 cr

Infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Thursday said its power business has bagged orders worth Rs 1,400 crore in the domestic market.

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Renewable energy: Top developers gaining, but seeing high churn also

Renewable energy: Top developers gaining, but seeing high churn also

One complaint about the current rise of the renewable energy sector in India is how it has sidelined the small and medium enterprises. As project capacities became bigger and auctions led to stiff competition

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Tata Power, HPCL sign MoU to set up commercial EV charging stations across India

Tata Power, HPCL sign MoU to set up commercial EV charging stations across India

Tata Power and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday. The recently signed MoU is for the setting up of commercial charging stations for electric vehicles

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After bold estimates, coal auctions, allotments get Rs 56.84 bn in 3.5 yrs

After bold estimates, coal auctions, allotments get Rs 56.84 bn in 3.5 yrs

In March 2015 the Union government said through a press release, "India has hit a gold mine with the recently concluded auction of 29 coal mines in two phases. The public exchequer continues to swell on revenue from coal block auctions.

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Haryana govt inks pact with IOC to set up bio-CNG plants

Haryana govt inks pact with IOC to set up bio-CNG plants

The Haryana government Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) for setting up bio-CNG plants based on paddy straw and other agri-waste in the state. The first such compressed biogas plant (CBP) is likely to be set up in Kurukshetra.

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GAIL gets in “FTSE4GOOD Emerging Index” for the 2nd year in a row

GAIL gets in “FTSE4GOOD Emerging Index” for the 2nd year in a row

GAIL (India) Limited has been selected for the second year in a row as an index constituent of the prestigious FTSE4Good Emerging Index. GAIL’s selection in the FTSE4Good reflects its leadership

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Iran's foreign minister says India to continue economic cooperation, oil imports: Report

Iran's foreign minister says India to continue economic cooperation, oil imports: Report

Iran's Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that India is committed to continuing economic cooperation and the import of oil from Iran, video news agency ANI, a Reuters affiliate, reported on Thursday.

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IOC, HPCL, BPCL earnings to decline by $500 mn due to Iran sanctions: Moody’s

IOC, HPCL, BPCL earnings to decline by $500 mn due to Iran sanctions: Moody’s

With the US sanctions on Iran looming, Moody’s Investors Service has estimated an around $500 million decline in earnings for Indian state-owned refiners, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL)

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US will consider Chabahar factor in Indian, Afghan impact of Iran sanctions

US will consider Chabahar factor in Indian, Afghan impact of Iran sanctions

The US will take into consideration the impact of American sanctions against Tehran will have on India's Chabahar Port project in Iran that provides a surface link between New Delhi and Kabul, according to a senior State Department official.

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India should reduce or stop crude oil import from Iran: Moody's

India should reduce or stop crude oil import from Iran: Moody's

Indian refiners will either have to significantly reduce or completely stop importing crude oil from Iran over the next month, increasing their dependence on other Middle Eastern suppliers like Saudi Arabia and Iraq, Moody's Investors Service said Thursday.

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Outlook for oil, its impact on India

Outlook for oil, its impact on India

Brent crude is hovering around an uncomfortable $80/barrel. Will it remain high, or trend higher? There are two forces acting on oil prices—tight supply situation and rising demand. On the other hand, won’t trade wars and rising interest rates slow growth

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Why India can't join Iran’s sanctions busters

Why India can't join Iran’s sanctions busters

The country’s biggest oil buyers haven’t booked any cargoes from Iran for November, potentially cutting imports to zero, officials at the companies told Debjit Chakraborty, Dhwani Pandya and Javier Blas of Bloomberg News on Wednesday.

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Indian Railways gives fresh 'make-up' to ladies coaches in Mumbai

Indian Railways gives fresh 'make-up' to ladies coaches in Mumbai

Indian Railways is striving hard to modernise its every feature to emerge as a world class service provider by rolling out a better experience for its passengers. In one such initiative, the national transporter's unit Western

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India Likely To Have Its Second Bullet Train on Delhi-Chandigarh Route

India Likely To Have Its Second Bullet Train on Delhi-Chandigarh Route

If things go according to plans, the NDA government will announce intents to construct a second-High Speed Corridor – to run what is popularly called a bullet train – on the Delhi-Chandigarh route.

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Highway Or Railway, The Modi-Way Produces Results; 20-23 Km Rail Tracks Being Laid Everyday: Minister

Highway Or Railway, The Modi-Way Produces Results; 20-23 Km Rail Tracks Being Laid Everyday: Minister

On Wednesday, Rajen Gohain, Union Minister of State for Railways, reiterating Narendra Modi government’s stand on infrastructure and passenger amenities, said that on the lines of national highways being developed daily, 20-23 km of railway tracks

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Travel by bus? Beware! Prepare for big price hikes; Your wallet set to suffer

Travel by bus? Beware! Prepare for big price hikes; Your wallet set to suffer

Fuel prices are making record highs almost daily, so are the losses for city bus transportation undertakings. The rising price of diesel is making it difficult for the government city bus transport entities to manage the show while keeping the financial health of the organisation intact.

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WiFi on trains! Indian Railways to make your boring journeys interesting with online movies, music and more

WiFi on trains! Indian Railways to make your boring journeys interesting with online movies, music and more

Railway passengers will be delighted to lap up this mouth-watering offer, as Indian Railways is gearing up to introduce WiFi hotspot devices on a series of premium trains such as Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto Express soon.

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Meghalaya To Get Road Projects Worth Rs 18,869 Crore From Centre

Meghalaya To Get Road Projects Worth Rs 18,869 Crore From Centre

Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, on Tuesday said that Rs 18,869 crore worth projects will be implemented in Meghalaya by the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL), reported Shillong Times.

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Big ‘Make in India’, eco-friendly step! Indian Railways to convert diesel locos into electric locomotives

Big ‘Make in India’, eco-friendly step! Indian Railways to convert diesel locos into electric locomotives

In an environment-friendly step towards future travel, Indian Railways is planning to convert several of its diesel locomotives into electric ones. What makes this project even more special is that this conversion will happen completely under the Make in India project.

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