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January 23, 2019, Wednesday

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

Saubhagya Yojana: Scheme brought positive changes in people's lives in remote areas

Saubhagya Yojana: Scheme brought positive changes in people's lives in remote areas

The Union government`s "Saubhagya Yojana" has positively impacted people`s lives, including the Ease of Living, education, income generation and health besides triggering a social change, a report said.

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Universal electrification: How the government delivered - by R K Singh

Universal electrification: How the government delivered - by R K Singh

We have set an ambitious goal for ourselves – the goal of providing access to 24x7 power for all in the country. Access to power here represents not only the connectivity to the network but also includes availability of requisite

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Let banks pay power companies directly to avoid delays: Cabinet Secy-led panel

Let banks pay power companies directly to avoid delays: Cabinet Secy-led panel

An empowered committee headed by cabinet secretary PK Sinha has suggested strong policy measures to revive stressed power plants with improved coal availability and by ensuring timely payments from state utilities

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IL&FS misses Rs 57.29-crore repayments

IL&FS misses Rs 57.29-crore repayments

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), for the second consecutive day, on Tuesday said it has defaulted on two repayments of short-term deposits, including interest of Rs 57.29 crore, taking the total amount in defaults till date to Rs 4,640.95 crore.

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Another blow? Muted response to wind-solar hybrid scheme

Another blow? Muted response to wind-solar hybrid scheme

In what could be seen as another blow to the country’s plan to increase the share of renewables-based power in its energy basket, solar and wind power developers have once again displayed a muted response

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Green light to thermal power plants only after ‘human risk’ evaluation

Green light to thermal power plants only after ‘human risk’ evaluation

New thermal power plants ( (TPPs) in India will now have to comply with ‘human health and environment’ criteria as part of their mandatory environmental clearance procedures.

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NTPC said to mull buying distressed generators

NTPC said to mull buying distressed generators

NTPC Ltd., India’s largest electricity producer, is considering buying power plants run by indebted RattanIndia Power Ltd. and Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd., according to people familiar with the matter.

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Govt needs to invest big in EV charging infra to boost e-mobility in India: TERI DG

Govt needs to invest big in EV charging infra to boost e-mobility in India: TERI DG

The government needs to make large investments for setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and facilitate research to boost e-mobility in the country, TERI Director-General Ajay Mathur said Tuesday.

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SECI to float 4 GW of solar tenders in 4 months

SECI to float 4 GW of solar tenders in 4 months

Between November 2018 and February 2019, four solar power tenders each totaling 1 GW are set to be issued by SECI, India’s only Central Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) involv

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Climate change a bigger threat than thought: Study

Climate change a bigger threat than thought: Study

Humanity faces a much larger threat from climate change than previously thought, according to a study. The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, provides one of the most comprehensive

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Oil prices rise after 6% plunge, but market on edge

Oil prices rise after 6% plunge, but market on edge

Oil prices on Wednesday clawed back some of the previous day’s more than 6 percent fall, supported by a report of an unexpected drop in U.S. commercial crude inventories as well as record Indian crude imports.

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India's crude oil imports rise to highest level in at least 7 years

India's crude oil imports rise to highest level in at least 7 years

India's crude oil imports in October rose to their highest level in at least more than seven years, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed on Tuesday.

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More than half of gas-based power plants ‘stranded’

More than half of gas-based power plants ‘stranded’

More than half of India’s 25 Giga Watt (GW) of gas-based power plant capacity is ‘stranded’ or unutilised and 10.6 GW of this requires immediate attention, the Union of Ministries of Power and Finance

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Companies line up ₹8,000 cr. for gas networks

Companies line up ₹8,000 cr. for gas networks

Bharat Gas Resources Limited (BGRL), Maharashtra Natural Gas Limited (MNGL) and Unison Enviro Private Limited (UEPL) have lined up investments of ₹8,000 crore in setting up city gas distribution (CGD) networks

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Low pricing locks down $3 billion gas discoveries as imports rise

Low pricing locks down $3 billion gas discoveries as imports rise

India is losing out on a third of its current natural gas production due to inadequate pricing, even as the government’s drive to raise the share of gas in the country’s energy basket is pushing up imports.

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If ONGC, OIL fields tapped fully, total natural gas output to rise by a 3rd

If ONGC, OIL fields tapped fully, total natural gas output to rise by a 3rd

India's natural gas production will rise by a third provided the output locked in a dozen fields of state-owned ONGC and OIL is opened up by giving remunerative market prices, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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While Rupee Rises To A Three Month High, Petrol Prices Fall To A Three Month Low

While Rupee Rises To A Three Month High, Petrol Prices Fall To A Three Month Low

The rupee gained 29 paise against the US dollar today (20 November) and is now trading at a three-month high, as reported by Financial Express. This comes after the successful conclusion of the RBI-Government meeting

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Jet fuel cash discounts widen on lacklustre buying interests

Jet fuel cash discounts widen on lacklustre buying interests

Asia's cash discounts for jet fuel widened on the back of ample supplies, while the physical market for the aviation fuel remained subdued for the fifth consecutive session with no bids or deals on Tuesday.

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PMO steps in as Delhi govt holds back green nod for Dwarka E-way

PMO steps in as Delhi govt holds back green nod for Dwarka E-way

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has stepped in to resolve the outstanding issues between Delhi government and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for early rollout of the Dwarka Expressway project.

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NHAI to borrow Rs 2 lakh cr to fund Bharatmala, other projects

NHAI to borrow Rs 2 lakh cr to fund Bharatmala, other projects

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) would be borrowing over Rs 2 lakh crore from the market for a five-year period. The funds would be raised to partly finance a slew of infrastructure projects, including the ambitious Bharatmala.

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Now, take a train from Mumbai and reach Delhi in 13 hours 55 mins

Now, take a train from Mumbai and reach Delhi in 13 hours 55 mins

In the next two to three months, if you take a train to Delhi from the city, you can reach in a shorter span of time. Train travel time between the two cities have been reduced by at least two hours.

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India's First Engineless Train Likely To Start Operating By December 15

India's First Engineless Train Likely To Start Operating By December 15

Train 18, the country's first engine-less semi-high speed train, is likely to start operating by December 15, a senior railway ministry official told PTI. The train is currently undergoing trials in Moradabad.

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