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January 23, 2019, Wednesday

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

Resolution of eight stressed power projects delayed

Resolution of eight stressed power projects delayed

Power Finance Corporation's (PFC's) attempt to resolve at least eight stressed power assets by mid-November has got pushed back to a later date. The eight stressed assets together comprise 9,040 megawatt (mw)

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New coal power plants in areas like UP pose health risk to millions: Greenpeace analysis

New coal power plants in areas like UP pose health risk to millions: Greenpeace analysis

New coal power plants in regions like Uttar Pradesh, in close proximity to "heavily polluted" Delhi-NCR, are financially "risky, unnecessary and pose a health risk to millions", even as cheaper electricity is available

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Adani to adjust swollen bills of 40,000 Mumbai consumers

Adani to adjust swollen bills of 40,000 Mumbai consumers

Following persistent hue and cry by the public, and intervention by the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), Adani Electricity Mumbai Limited (AEML) has begun the process of adjusting the excess money charged to consumers.

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Deadline to bid for Essar Power Jharkhand project extended for 6th time

Deadline to bid for Essar Power Jharkhand project extended for 6th time

Essar Power’s Tori thermal power project (1,200 MW) in Jharkhand, which is undergoing insolvency proceedings, has so far been unable to draw the interest of buyers. The Insolvency Resolution Professional (IRP)

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State awards 80 MW solar project to Tepsol

State awards 80 MW solar project to Tepsol

The State Government has awarded solar power projects of 80 MW capacity to TEPSOL Projects, a joint venture between Think Energy and EverStream Capital.

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Centre gives NOC for power connections to houses around Gurugram IAF Depot

Centre gives NOC for power connections to houses around Gurugram IAF Depot

The central government has agreed to allow temporary power connections to the residents living in the restricted zone around the Indian Air Force (IAF) depot in Gurugram.

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User should bear fly-ash transportation cost: UP govt

User should bear fly-ash transportation cost: UP govt

To check the rise in cost of electricity in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, the UP government has said that the transportation cost of fly-ash, generated in thermal power plants should be paid by the user.

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Petrol, diesel prices see marginal change, check December 14 rates here

Petrol, diesel prices see marginal change, check December 14 rates here

Fuel saw a marginal change in prices on Friday after Thursday's fall between Rs 0.08 and Rs 0.12. Petrol was retailing at Rs 70.29 per litre and diesel at Rs 64.57 per litre in the national capital, respectively.

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Odisha govt’s non-cooperation hampers Indian Oil projects: Pradhan

Odisha govt’s non-cooperation hampers Indian Oil projects: Pradhan

Indian Oil offering investment in various petrochemical projects in Odisha, is not getting timely response and cooperation from the state government, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.

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Iran falls to 6th biggest oil supplier to India in November, from 4th in October

Iran falls to 6th biggest oil supplier to India in November, from 4th in October

India's monthly oil imports from Iran plunged to their lowest in a year in November with Tehran dropping two places to become only the sixth biggest supplier after New Delhi cut purchases due to the impact of US sanctions, according to ship tracking data and industry sources.

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LPG Consumption In India Drops For First Time In Five Years; Diesel Use Shrinks By 4.80 Per Cent

LPG Consumption In India Drops For First Time In Five Years; Diesel Use Shrinks By 4.80 Per Cent

The monthly consumption of petroleum-based products in November has dropped by 1.7 per cent to 17,273, reports the Economic Times. Data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC), the statistical arm of India's oil ministry,

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Govt plans to increase share of natural gas to 15% in India's fuel basket

Govt plans to increase share of natural gas to 15% in India's fuel basket

This year, Delhi and Mumbai crossed the one million mark in piped natural gas connections. Beyond the two cities, access to the fuel will grow further to 402 districts across 27 states and Union Territories,

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Oil prices: Crude rebounds as strengthening US demand muddies supply picture

Oil prices: Crude rebounds as strengthening US demand muddies supply picture

Oil rebounded from earlier losses amid signals of stronger-than-expected American demand and an International Energy Agency forecast that global supplies may be in bigger danger than previously  

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Reliance's Nov oil imports down 9 per cent from Oct: Trade sources

Reliance's Nov oil imports down 9 per cent from Oct: Trade sources

India's Reliance Industries , owner of the world's biggest refining complex, imported nearly 9 percent less oil in November compared with October and did not purchase Iranian oil, according to data from shipping and industry sources.

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IEA Says OPEC's Unplanned Supply Losses Could Double Its Cut

IEA Says OPEC's Unplanned Supply Losses Could Double Its Cut

OPEC may be about to succeed by accident, again. Unplanned supply losses from members Iran and Venezuela could effectively double the intended cutback of 800,000 barrels a day the cartel  

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Piyush Goyal criticises ‘sudden changes’ to PCA framework

Piyush Goyal criticises ‘sudden changes’ to PCA framework

A day before Friday’s crucial central bank board meeting, railway minister Piyush Goyal criticised the functioning of the regulator under the previous governor Urjit Patel for “sudden” changes to the bad-loans management framework.

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Railways Minister Piyush Goyal reviews safety and trespass control measures

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal reviews safety and trespass control measures

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday reviewed safety and trespass control measures of suburban railway in a meeting with top officials in Mumbai. Goyal reviewed the number of footoverbridges,

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Train ops suspended over fog, farmers protest

Train ops suspended over fog, farmers protest

Several farmers and labourers staged a protest at the office of divisional railways manager (DRM), demanding that the diesel multiple unit (DMU) 71950 train between Idgha station, Agra and Bharatpur continue to ply

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‘Not a tree or bench named after man who founded Matheran railway

‘Not a tree or bench named after man who founded Matheran railway

At the turn of the 20th century, when India was still bereft of electricity and aircraft, a young man of means was privileged to visit the uninhabited hill station of Matheran on horseback in the company of the brown sahibs.

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NHAI to construct highway nests at toll plazas: Govt

NHAI to construct highway nests at toll plazas: Govt

LogoThe National Highways Authority of India, NHAI, is constructing highway nests at toll plazas for a safe and comfortable journey for passengers.

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