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October 16, 2018, Tuesday

Your Morning Newsletter In Energy And Infrastructure From Across The Media Space  

Kalpataru Power Bags Orders Worth ₹1,145 Crore

Kalpataru Power Bags Orders Worth ₹1,145 Crore

Kalpataru Power Transmission (KPTL), one of India’s largest EPC players in the power and infrastructure space with extensive global operations, has won new orders worth ₹1,145 crore.

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PSPCL Top Power Seller In Sept, Rakes In Rs426 Crore

PSPCL Top Power Seller In Sept, Rakes In Rs426 Crore

Punjab has been ranked top seller of power at Indian Energy Exchange (IEX). The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) sold power worth Rs 426 crore to other states in a month.

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Edelweiss Arm Eyes Rising Sun’s 140MW Solar Assets

Edelweiss Arm Eyes Rising Sun’s 140MW Solar Assets

An investment arm of financial services company Edelweiss is closely evaluating buying out 140 megawatts (MW) of solar power assets at the Bhadla solar park in Rajasthan, two people aware of the development said.

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1.5 Million Powermen To Go On Strike Against 'privatisation' Policies

1.5 Million Powermen To Go On Strike Against 'privatisation' Policies

An estimated 1.5 million power sector workers and engineers would proceed on a two-day pan-India strike on 8th and 9th January against the ‘privatisation’ policies of the central and state governments.

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No Takers For Solar Power? Power Minister Warns That States Are Not Buying Even At Lowest Rates!

No Takers For Solar Power? Power Minister Warns That States Are Not Buying Even At Lowest Rates!

Since “states are not very keen on purchasing” solar power even at the lowest price discovered of Rs 2.44 per unit (wind tariff are higher at Rs 2.76 per unit under latest auction)

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Three Waste-to-energy Plants In Delhi Causing Pollution, NGT Orders Fresh Inspection

Three Waste-to-energy Plants In Delhi Causing Pollution, NGT Orders Fresh Inspection

The Waste-to-Energy Plants at Okhla, Ghazipur and Bawana in the national capital are not complying with emission standards and are causing air pollution, a committee has informed the National Green Tribunal.

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Gujarat Village Farmers Forgo Subsidized Electricity For Solar Power

Gujarat Village Farmers Forgo Subsidized Electricity For Solar Power

In April last year, during his visit to Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had floated urged farmers to install solar pumps in their fields and sell the surplus solar energy that is generated to the grid, thereby increasing their own income.

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Modi Government Pushing For Rationalisation Of Power Tariffs

Modi Government Pushing For Rationalisation Of Power Tariffs

Ever since it came to power in February 2015. By adjusting subsidy amounts and maintaining strict vigil on the regulatory watchdog

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Power Tariff Soars To A Decade High Of Rs 17.61/unit In Spot Market

Power Tariff Soars To A Decade High Of Rs 17.61/unit In Spot Market

Power tariff Sunday touched a decade high of Rs 17.61 per unit in the spot market due to low hydro and wind energy production and coal shortage at thermal plants.

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Coal India To Undertake “challenge” Of 700mn-tn Output Aim For FY 2020

Coal India To Undertake “challenge” Of 700mn-tn Output Aim For FY 2020

Coal India Ltd has set a “difficult” production target of 700 million tonne for fiscal 2019-20, a “challenge” the mining major was ready to undertake in the wake of rising power demand, its Chairman A K Jha said.

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CIL's Supply Of Coal To Power Sector Rises By 12% To 197 Mt In Apr-aug

CIL's Supply Of Coal To Power Sector Rises By 12% To 197 Mt In Apr-aug

The supply of coal by state-owned CIL to the power sector in the first five months of the ongoing fiscal increased by 12.1 per cent to 196.9 million tonnes (MT).

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Govt Plans Blending Of Methanol With LPG To Cut Subsidy Bill By 30%

Govt Plans Blending Of Methanol With LPG To Cut Subsidy Bill By 30%

The government is considering a plan to sell LPG blended with methanol, which could help reduce its cooking gas subsidy by around a third at current prices.

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‘High Oil Prices Will Put Pressure On Current Account Deficit, Rupee’

‘High Oil Prices Will Put Pressure On Current Account Deficit, Rupee’

The straight impact is visible on the current account deficit (CAD) and indirect impact has also started becoming visible in terms of oil and petrol price going up.

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Oil Firms Increase ATF Prices By 7.25%

Oil Firms Increase ATF Prices By 7.25%

Aggravating the problem for loss-making airlines, oil marketing companies have increased the domestic Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) prices by 7.25% effective October 1.

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India Eyes Rupee-route, Barter For Venezuelan Crude

India Eyes Rupee-route, Barter For Venezuelan Crude

India is considering setting up a rupee-payment mechanism for trade with Venezuela, besides exporting rice and drugs to the South American nation, all in return for crude oil.

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Gas-based Power Plants Seek More Gas From ONGC's Deepwater Wells

Gas-based Power Plants Seek More Gas From ONGC's Deepwater Wells

Expressing concern over the dropping of plant load factor (PLF) of gas-based power plants, the Association of Power Producers sought more allocation of gas from the ONGC's deepwater wells'production.

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IGL Hikes CNG, PNG Prices; Small Rise In Subsidised LPG

IGL Hikes CNG, PNG Prices; Small Rise In Subsidised LPG

State-run Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) has raised the price of compressed natural gas (CNG) by Rs 1.70 per kg and of domestic piped gas by Rs 1.30 per standard cubic metres (scm) in Delhi, effective Monday, following a change in the rate of domestic natural gas prices payable to producers.

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What Oil At $100 A Barrel Would Mean For The World Economy

What Oil At $100 A Barrel Would Mean For The World Economy

Rising oil prices are prompting forecasts of a return to $100 a barrel for the first time since 2014, creating both winners and losers in the world economy.

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LPG Cylinder Price Hiked By Rs 59 In Delhi; Subsidised Gas To Cost Rs 2.89 More

LPG Cylinder Price Hiked By Rs 59 In Delhi; Subsidised Gas To Cost Rs 2.89 More

Subsidised cooking gas (LPG) price Sunday hiked by Rs 2.89 per cylinder to Rs 502.4 per cylinder.

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If Petrol Price Hits Century Mark, Pumps Will Strike Zero

If Petrol Price Hits Century Mark, Pumps Will Strike Zero

Besides grappling with skyrocketing prices, the petroleum industry is staring at a Y2K bug-like tech challenge, which it needs to address before the motor fuel price per litre crosses Rs 100, failing which the dispensing units (DUs) at petrol pumps would stop working.

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CNG Price In Delhi Hiked By Rs 1.70 Per Kg

CNG Price In Delhi Hiked By Rs 1.70 Per Kg

The price of CNG has been increased by Rs 1.70 per kg in Delhi and Rs. 1.95 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad.

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Gujarat Emerging As India's LNG Hub: Modi

Gujarat Emerging As India's LNG Hub: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Gujarat was emerging as the country's LNG hub, a reason for the people of the state to feel proud.

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World’s First Broad-gauge Heritage Train Launched By Indian Railways; Commercial Weekly Services Open To Public

World’s First Broad-gauge Heritage Train Launched By Indian Railways; Commercial Weekly Services Open To Public

A weekly steam train service has been started between Garhi Harsaru and Farukhnagar of Northern Railway Zone.

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North East Frontier Records 7% Growth In Originating Passenger Volume Over Last Year’s Achievement

North East Frontier Records 7% Growth In Originating Passenger Volume Over Last Year’s Achievement

North East Frontier (NFR) has recorded 7 percent growth in originating passenger volume over last year’s achievement.

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Indian Railways Plan To Recruit Over 4,500 Women Candidates For RPF

Indian Railways Plan To Recruit Over 4,500 Women Candidates For RPF

In order to strengthen the security force, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) is planning to recruit 4,500 women personnel. At present, there is 2,500 personnel.

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Hyderabad Metro: 3 Additional Trains Inducted, Footfall Touches 2 Lakh

Hyderabad Metro: 3 Additional Trains Inducted, Footfall Touches 2 Lakh

Three additional trains were inducted, to meet the heavy rush of passengers, while footfall touched the mark of two lakh, with about 1.80 lakh paid passengers on Sunday.

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Ten New Services, Other Benefits On Western Railway From November 1

Ten New Services, Other Benefits On Western Railway From November 1

There is good news for the 37 lakh travelling on the Western Railway.

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