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November 14, 2018, Wednesday

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

TN plans to construct Anamalayar hydro dam under 60-yr old PAP

TN plans to construct Anamalayar hydro dam under 60-yr old PAP

Even as Tamil Nadu is opposing moves by upper riparian states such as Karnataka to construct dams across inter-state rivers, it is planning to build a new dam under the 60-year-old Parambikuam -Aliyar Project (PAP).

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India needs to make smooth, viable transition from coal: IPCC report

India needs to make smooth, viable transition from coal: IPCC report

The recent UN's IPCC report gives India a "huge" opportunity to develop differently and also stresses the need to make smooth and viable transition from coal, two professors, who were part of the technical support unit of the IPCC

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Power Plants Wants PFC, REC To Fund Green Compliance

Power Plants Wants PFC, REC To Fund Green Compliance

Power producers have called upon Union Ministry of Power to rope in Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) to provide funds for smooth implementation of emission control systems (ECS) in thermal power plants.

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The big solution to reducing India’s imports is privatising PSUs, not imposing import duties

The big solution to reducing India’s imports is privatising PSUs, not imposing import duties

While commerce minister Suresh Prabhu deliberates on how to reduce imports—he heads an inter-ministerial committee on this—he would do well to look at a strategy different from the one followed so far; basically, the strategy has been to hike duties

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South Western Railway goes the solar way, 19 buildings get panels

South Western Railway goes the solar way, 19 buildings get panels

The South Western Railway (SWR) has installed solar panels in 19 buildings, including railway stations, workshops and offices, with a total capacity of 3,605kilowatt-peak (kWp).

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HP’s Solar Hamams To Feature In Intl Conference

HP’s Solar Hamams To Feature In Intl Conference

The mountain solar water heating system, known as hamam, which drastically reduces fuel wood requirement and makes clean energy available to rural households in harsh freezing conditions, is all set to go global.

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Solar Panels Worth Rs 40 Lakh Stolen From Delhi Government Hospital

Solar Panels Worth Rs 40 Lakh Stolen From Delhi Government Hospital

Twelve solar panels, worth Rs 40 Lakh, were stolen from the Delhi government’s Sushruta Trauma Centre (STC). These solar panels were placed on the roof of the trauma centre.

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Delhi: Badarpur Coal Plant Shut, Diesel-generator Sets Out As Part Of Emergency Response

Delhi: Badarpur Coal Plant Shut, Diesel-generator Sets Out As Part Of Emergency Response

After over a week of air quality swinging between 'poor' and 'very poor' on the measuring index, emergency response measures will be pressed into action today.

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Coal Ministry To Take Back Sitanala Mine In J'khand From SAIL

Coal Ministry To Take Back Sitanala Mine In J'khand From SAIL

The government has decided to take back Sitanala coking coal block in Jharkhand from the country's largest steel producer SAIL on accounts of delays in the development of the mine.

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Ex Ostro Energy CEO, COO To Start Renewable Energy Firm

Ex Ostro Energy CEO, COO To Start Renewable Energy Firm

Ranjit Gupta and Murali Subramanian, former chief executive officer (CEO) and chief operating officer (COO), respectively, of global private equity firm Actis LLP’s Ostro Energy Pvt. Ltd, are in talks to initially raise $100 million to establish a renewable energy platform in India, said three people aware of the development.

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MCL Signs MoU With BAIF For Rs 20-cr CSR Project In Odisha

MCL Signs MoU With BAIF For Rs 20-cr CSR Project In Odisha

Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) has signed an MoU with Bharatiya Agro Industries Foundation (BAIF) for a CSR project to uplift the economic status of rural households in Odisha by providing them with sustainable livelihood opportunities.

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JSW Energy Puts Solar Power Plans On Backburner Over Policy Uncertainties

JSW Energy Puts Solar Power Plans On Backburner Over Policy Uncertainties

As uncertainties loom over the solar power sector, mainly on the policy front, the Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Energy has put its ambitious expansions plans in the segment on the backburner.

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Government To Give Priority To State Power Producers For Coal Supply; Private Plants In Lurch

Government To Give Priority To State Power Producers For Coal Supply; Private Plants In Lurch

The government has asked Coal India Ltd and its subsidiaries to prioritise coal supply to state power producers like NTPC, leaving private electricity plants in a lurch, multiple sources said.

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High prices start hitting fuel demand, sales of diesel & petrol contracts in September

High prices start hitting fuel demand, sales of diesel & petrol contracts in September

Record pump prices have begun denting fuel demand, with sales of diesel contracting and growth in petrol sales slowing in September. Diesel sales, which make up 40 per cent of total fuel sales, contracted 0.7 per cent

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Fuel Prices Continue To Rise; Petrol Costs Rs 82.72 Per Litre In Delhi; Rs 88.18 In Mumbai

Fuel Prices Continue To Rise; Petrol Costs Rs 82.72 Per Litre In Delhi; Rs 88.18 In Mumbai

Fuel prices rose on Monday again. In the national capital, petrol and diesel prices were at Rs 82. 72 per litre and Rs 75.46 per litre respectively.

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Diesel Price Continues To Rise, Petrol Stagnant

Diesel Price Continues To Rise, Petrol Stagnant

Fuel prices continued its upward march on Monday, with diesel prices surging by 8 paise and 9 paise in four metropolitan cities.

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Asia’s Fuel Subsidies Not Enough To Support Oil Demand Growth

Asia’s Fuel Subsidies Not Enough To Support Oil Demand Growth

Fuel price increases will outpace Asian governments’ ability to offset them with subsidies, according to ESAI Energy’s recently published Asia Watch.

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Oil Demand Is Cooling; Don't Expect Prices To Follow

Oil Demand Is Cooling; Don't Expect Prices To Follow

The world's two big intergovernmental energy groups have updated their outlooks for the oil market to the end of next year

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PM Narendra Modi To Brainstorm Oil Scenario With Global CEOs

PM Narendra Modi To Brainstorm Oil Scenario With Global CEOs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Monday brainstorm with chief executives of top global and Indian oil and gas companies on emerging energy scenario, with ripples from US sanctions on Iran and volatile oil prices threatening growth.

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Iran Found New Partners for Oil Exports Despite US Sanctions - Vice-President

Iran Found New Partners for Oil Exports Despite US Sanctions - Vice-President

Tehran has found new partners ready to buy Iranian crude oil in spite of the impending reinstatement of US energy sanctions next month, Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said, according to the IRIB broadcaster.

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French Energy Giant Total In Talks To Buy Stake In Adani’s LNG, City Gas Projects

French Energy Giant Total In Talks To Buy Stake In Adani’s LNG, City Gas Projects

French energy giant Total SA is in talks to buy up to half of Adani Group's stake in LNG projects in Gujarat and Odisha, an under-construction LPG import facility and in its city gas projects, sources privy to the development said.

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Stations On Central Railway To Get New LED Indicators, Reliable ETA Markers

Stations On Central Railway To Get New LED Indicators, Reliable ETA Markers

The Central Railway has taken stock of complaints regarding malfunctioning indicators at railway platforms and foot-over bridges (FOBs), and has begun changing regular electrical panels in these indicators with LED ones.

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As October Heats Up, Mumbai Warms Up To AC Local Train

As October Heats Up, Mumbai Warms Up To AC Local Train

The only air-conditioned (AC) local running on the Western Railway is finally attracting patrons.

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Miles To Go Before Expressway Earns ‘smart’ Tag

Miles To Go Before Expressway Earns ‘smart’ Tag

The Eastern Peripheral Expressway, touted to be the country’s first smart expressway, is not only far from being a high-tech one but also lacks basic passenger amenities such as food outlets or even the more essential petrol pumps that were promised at the time of its inauguration in May.

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Indian Railways Passengers To Get This Big `Zero` Power Benefit On Board Trains

Indian Railways Passengers To Get This Big `Zero` Power Benefit On Board Trains

Soon, passengers on board trains can lodge complain through a mobile app and it will be registered as 'Zero FIR and immediately investigated by the RPF, a senior official of the force has said.

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Train Unreserved Ticket Booking Online: Indian Railways Hi-tech Plan, Get Tickets In One Minute, Soon!

Train Unreserved Ticket Booking Online: Indian Railways Hi-tech Plan, Get Tickets In One Minute, Soon!

Many people often miss their trains when trying to buy unreserved tickets amid heavy rush.

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