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February 23, 2019, Saturday

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Whopping 1 lakh jobs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh! Adani Group wins 100% renewable energy powered project in AP

Whopping 1 lakh jobs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh! Adani Group wins 100% renewable energy powered project in AP

In a bid to create one lakh direct and indirect jobs and boost the country’s technology infrastructure and vitalize the concept of green data centers, the Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) signed a MoU with the Adani Group

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Green nod for Rs 13,384 cr Sita Ram Irrigation project in Telangana

Green nod for Rs 13,384 cr Sita Ram Irrigation project in Telangana

Telangana government has been given the green nod for its Rs 13,384.80 crore Sita Rama Lift Irrigation Project that aims to divert Godavari river water to irrigate 2.72 lakh hectare in three districts, a senior central government official said on Monday.

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India's love for hydroelectric power is misplaced: It isn't renewable, river flow is erratic and mega dams dangerous

India's love for hydroelectric power is misplaced: It isn't renewable, river flow is erratic and mega dams dangerous

In the context of changing energy landscapes, there is a shift across the world beyond the conventional categorisation of energy as “renewable” and “non-renewable”, and towards the deployment of terms such as “low-carbon”, “zero

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UP’s industrial sector grew 3.7% in 2017-18; mining outpaced all

UP’s industrial sector grew 3.7% in 2017-18; mining outpaced all

Industrial growth was ‘sluggish’ in Uttar Pradesh while agriculture fared much better amid talk about an industry-friendly climate in the state, government data showed.

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India has a huge opportunity to leverage rooftop solar: Ted Surette, KPMG

India has a huge opportunity to leverage rooftop solar: Ted Surette, KPMG

Developed nations like Germany, Australia that used to dominate in the coal-fired energy generation are now quickly diversifying into renewables. Ted Surette, Global Head of Power & Utilities and National Industry Leader

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BHEL bags Rs 565 cr order for solar power plants in Telangana

BHEL bags Rs 565 cr order for solar power plants in Telangana

State-owned power equipment maker BHEL Monday said it has won an order worth Rs 565 crore from Singareni Collieries Company for setting up solar photovoltaic (SPV) power plants in Telangana.

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UT to install solar panels on cycle stands at govt schools

UT to install solar panels on cycle stands at govt schools

To achieve the solar power generation target, set up by the ministry of new and renewable energy, the Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest), has now planned to install solar plants on cycle

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MSME units should improve energy efficiency and go in for renewable energy: MoMSME

MSME units should improve energy efficiency and go in for renewable energy: MoMSME

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) units should improve energy efficiency and go in for renewable energy. They should leverage on the Common Facility Centre scheme of the Government, said Sudhir Garg, Joint Secretary of Ministry of MSME.

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2 Indian researchers create cost-effective, time-efficient AI to inspect solar panels

2 Indian researchers create cost-effective, time-efficient AI to inspect solar panels

Despite many benefits and relative popularity as a renewable energy source, eventually, the sun does set on even the best solar panels. Over time, solar cells face damage from weather, temperature changes, soiling, and UV exposure.

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Court gives go ahead for Kashang hydropower project in Himachal

Court gives go ahead for Kashang hydropower project in Himachal

With the dismissal of petition filed by the members of Paryawaran Sanrakshan Sangharsh Samiti Lippa (Kinnaur district), Himachal Pradesh high court has paved way for the construction of 130 MW Kashang hydro electric project.

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KSEB to explore potential of floating solar technology in a big way

KSEB to explore potential of floating solar technology in a big way

The Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEB), in association with the Union government, is planning to deploy floating solar power generation units in a big way.

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Odisha Cancels 125 MW from its 200 MW Solar Auction as Bidders Refuse to Match Lowest Tariff

Odisha Cancels 125 MW from its 200 MW Solar Auction as Bidders Refuse to Match Lowest Tariff

The Grid Corporation of Odisha (GRIDCO) recently canceled 125 MW out of its recent auction conducted for 200 MW of grid-connected solar projects. The GRIDCO has now signed a 25-year PPA to develop the remaining 75 MWs with Aditya Birla Renewables.

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GAIL hits three-month low; stock down 5%

GAIL hits three-month low; stock down 5%

Shares of GAIL (India) hit a three-month low of Rs 322 apiece, down 5 per cent on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday on concerns of weak December quarter earnings.

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Lower fuel prices ease India's WPI to 3.80% in December

Lower fuel prices ease India's WPI to 3.80% in December

Lower fuel and manufactured products prices eased India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to 3.80 per cent in December 2018 from 4.64 per cent in November, official data showed here on Monday.

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Crude oil futures decline on weak trend overseas

Crude oil futures decline on weak trend overseas

Crude oil futures dropped by Rs 15 to Rs 3,650 per barrel on January 14 as speculators off-loaded bets amid weak trend overseas. Marketmen said trading sentiment was dampened in futures trade here after oil prices retreated in the global market due to ample stocks.

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Swaraj meets Turkmenistan counterpart; discusses enhancing bilateral cooperation

Swaraj meets Turkmenistan counterpart; discusses enhancing bilateral cooperation

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met foreign minister of Turkmenistan Rasit Meredow on the sidelines of the India-Central Asia Dialogue here and discussed enhancing bilateral cooperation across sectors.

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Petrol price crosses Rs 70 in Delhi, diesel retails over Rs 64. Check latest rates

Petrol price crosses Rs 70 in Delhi, diesel retails over Rs 64. Check latest rates

Petrol and diesel prices on Monday (January 14) were hiked steeply by major oil PSUs as global crude oil prices continued to maintain positive momentum despite marginal losses.

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Trains commencing from Pune to have bio-toilets

Trains commencing from Pune to have bio-toilets

The Pune division of central railways will complete the installation of bio-toilets in all bogies of trains commencing from Pune railway station by June this year. Railways authorities have targeted installation of 1,000 bio-toilets when the project began in 2015.

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Public Investment Board Approves Ghaziabad Metro Extension Project; Revised Estimate Cuts Down Cost By Rs 400 Crore

Public Investment Board Approves Ghaziabad Metro Extension Project; Revised Estimate Cuts Down Cost By Rs 400 Crore

The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has said, on 11 January (Friday), that the Public Investment Board has approved the 9.41-km Metro extension project in Ghaziabad.

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Tirupati station redevelopment: Indian Railways to provide 5-star like experience with premium lounge; pics

Tirupati station redevelopment: Indian Railways to provide 5-star like experience with premium lounge; pics

Indian Railways is all set to give a 5-star hotel like experience to passengers! In the coming days, people travelling to Balaji Temple via train can rest at ‘ATITHI’, a premium lounge at the Tirupati railway station, which will be inaugurated soon.

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Major boost to rail connectivity! PM Narendra Modi to gift Rs 1545-crore projects to Odisha - Check benefits for residents, businessmen

Major boost to rail connectivity! PM Narendra Modi to gift Rs 1545-crore projects to Odisha - Check benefits for residents, businessmen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch a slew of centrally funded projects worth over Rs 1,545 crore in Odisha during his third visit in last three weeks to the state on Tuesday, official sources said.

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India’s Smart City Dream: What is the role of intelligent transport management system?

India’s Smart City Dream: What is the role of intelligent transport management system?

Imagine living in a city that understands you, your needs and always steps up to provide for them. A city that is effortless to live in, thanks to the seamless planning that went into every aspect of it.

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