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May 22, 2019, Wednesday

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Govt drops plan to install 12GW solar capacity through NTPC

Govt drops plan to install 12GW solar capacity through NTPC

The government has dropped its plan to install 12GW of solar capacity out of total 15 GW envisaged through state-owned NTPC as solar tariff dipped recently, Parliament was informed Thursday.

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Delhi solar tender: 220 companies participate in pre-bid meeting

Delhi solar tender: 220 companies participate in pre-bid meeting

More than 220 prospective bidders participated in the pre-bid meeting held here by the Delhi government for its tender for setting up 35 Megawatt grid-connected rooftop solar power projects.

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Coal crisis hits power production

Jharkhand has been reeling under power crisis since Monday after Tenughat Thermal Power Station (TTPS) in Lalpania was forced to shut one of its units due to coal crisis.

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Tata Power Confident Of Winning More Projects In Rajasthan

Tata Power Confident Of Winning More Projects In Rajasthan

Tata Power Ltd. is confident of winning more transmission and power distribution projects in Rajasthan as they come up for bids, its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Praveer Sinha said.

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Dues not cleared, power to Saifai airstrip snapped again

Dues not cleared, power to Saifai airstrip snapped again

After remaining illuminated for nearly 24 hours on December 8, the power to Saifai airstrip in Etawah was again snapped due to non-payment of bills. The state-owned power distribution company, Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited

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Govt plans waste-to-energy plants to end Bengaluru’s garbage mess

Govt plans waste-to-energy plants to end Bengaluru’s garbage mess

Bengaluru is likely to get waste-to-energy plants which can incinerate garbage to produce electricity. There is also a plan to install incinerator at Mandur village, one of the major garbage dumpyards in the city that had run into trouble

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GCF Pledges $27 Million to Install Solar Mini Grids For 100 Villages In Burkina Faso

GCF Pledges $27 Million to Install Solar Mini Grids For 100 Villages In Burkina Faso

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has pledged to provide €24.3 million (~$27.54 million) to the Yeleen Rural Electrification Project in the West African country of Burkina Faso.

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World Bank and AFD to Launch Solar Risk Mitigation Initiative in Emerging Economies

The World Bank and Agence Française de Développement (AFD), France’s public development bank, have announced that they are jointly working on a Solar Risk Mitigation Initiative (SRMI) to improve solar energy deployment in some

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ADB to Invest $155 Million in B.Grimm Power’s Green Bonds for Solar Projects in Thailand

ADB to Invest $155 Million in B.Grimm Power’s Green Bonds for Solar Projects in Thailand

The Asian Development Bank (ADB ) has announced that it will invest 5 billion Thai baht ($155 million) in one of Thailand’s largest private power producers, B.Grimm Power through 5-year and 7-year green bonds.

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IOC to buy back 3% equity shares for Rs 4,435 crore

IOC to buy back 3% equity shares for Rs 4,435 crore

Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Thursday said its board had approved the buyback of 3.06% of equity shares for Rs 4,435 crore.

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Lower oil prices help grease economic activity: IEA

Lower oil prices help grease economic activity: IEA

The threat of an all-out trade war has dampened the outlook for the global economy, but the recent drop in oil prices should support demand, the International Energy Agency said on December 13.

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Dharmendra Writes To Naveen Over Land Allotment For Big Petro Projects In Odisha

Dharmendra Writes To Naveen Over Land Allotment For Big Petro Projects In Odisha

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday wrote a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik requesting him to provide land for four big projects by Petroleum Ministry in the State.

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Despite rising oil imports, energy security plan on track: Dharmendra Pradhan

Despite rising oil imports, energy security plan on track: Dharmendra Pradhan

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said the increasing dependency on imported fuel should not be seen as a challenge to the energy security programme that the country is building on.

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Auction of 25 oil and gas fields deferred by a month, says DGH

Auction of 25 oil and gas fields deferred by a month, says DGH

The government has deferred the auction of 25 oil and gas fields by one month that hold resources worth an estimated Rs 1 lakh crore, upstream regulator Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) said.

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To increase rural consumption, government pushes 5 kg LPG cylinder under Ujjwala scheme

To increase rural consumption, government pushes 5 kg LPG cylinder under Ujjwala scheme

In the run-up to the general elections next year, government is pushing for 5 kilogram (KG) liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in order to increase the consumption in rural

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Petrol price hiked for first time in 2 months. Check today’s petrol, diesel rates

Petrol price hiked for first time in 2 months. Check today’s petrol, diesel rates

Even as crude oil rates have fallen by about 2% this week and 30% in the past two months, state-run fuel retailers increased petrol price today by 9-30 paise. This is the first increase in fuel prices in India since almost 2 months.

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Crackdown effect! This Indian Railways zone has earned whopping Rs 125 crore from errant passengers

Crackdown effect! This Indian Railways zone has earned whopping Rs 125 crore from errant passengers

Indian Railways’ Central zone earns whopping Rs 125 crore from errant passengers! Recently, the Central zone of the national transporter said that it posted a record checking earnings of Rs 125.16 crore from the month of April to November 2018.

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Delhi Metro to start operating in three new routes this month

Delhi Metro to start operating in three new routes this month

The Delhi Metro network is going to get more intricate by the end of the month with operations starting in three new corridors. The combined length of the corridors of 50 km will finally mark the completion of Delhi Metro's Phase III project.

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435 infra, road projs stuck due to land acquisition, other issues

435 infra, road projs stuck due to land acquisition, other issues

As many as 435 infrastructure and highway projects are stuck across the country on account of various factors, including delay in land acquisition and regulatory clearances, Parliament was informed Thursday.

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Why Indian Railways is installing ‘aircraft-like’ black boxes in its locomotives

Why Indian Railways is installing ‘aircraft-like’ black boxes in its locomotives

Black-Box facility in Indian Railways: In a bid to enhance safety for its passengers, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is taking several steps. One of these moves includes setting up devices in order to record the sequence of events in case of any accidents.

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Tamil Nadu: Tuticorin Port Gets Its First Mainline Vessel, Move To Reduce Expenditure By Rs 3,500 Per Container

Tamil Nadu: Tuticorin Port Gets Its First Mainline Vessel, Move To Reduce Expenditure By Rs 3,500 Per Container

In a first, a mainline vessel has arrived at the Dhakshin Bharat Gateway container terminal of the VOC port, reports The Hindu. The inaugural call of the mainline vessel was done through video conferencing

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Indian Railways offers train tickets at just Rs 5! It will force you to buy, head for this magnificent event

Indian Railways alert! With just a few days left for 2018 year end to dawn on us all, excitement has filled the hearts of residents of Uttar Pradesh as they prepare for the spectacular Prayagraj Ardh Kumbh Mela, 2019.

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Work on Pune metro’s underground stretch to begin next week

Work on Pune metro’s underground stretch to begin next week

The much-delayed underground work on Corridor One of the Pune Metro project, from Pimpri to Swargate, is all set to take off from next week. The Metro will run underground for a five kilometre stretch, from the Agriculture College grounds to Swargate.

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