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February 23, 2019, Saturday

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

24×7 power for all Indians: India catching with the concept of ‘one nation, one grid’

24×7 power for all Indians: India catching with the concept of ‘one nation, one grid’

The year gone by has been a really happening one for the Indian power sector, and it also managed to draw global attention. India jumped up to 77th position, up 23 notches, in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business

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Kashmir to get additional 100 MW power

Kashmir to get additional 100 MW power

Kashmir valley will get additional 100 MW of power supply in view of the harsh weather conditions during winter season, officials said. On the directions of the Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma

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Torrent group to invest Rs 10,000 cr in Gujarat: Chairman

Torrent group to invest Rs 10,000 cr in Gujarat: Chairman

Torrent group will invest Rs 10,000 crore in renewable energy, power and gas distribution businesses in Gujarat, its Chairman Sudhir Mehta said on Friday. The group has so far invested Rs 30,000 crore in the state in power and pharmaceutical sectors.

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Mahanadi coalfields loses 20 million tonne production due to strikes

Mahanadi coalfields loses 20 million tonne production due to strikes

Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd, one of the largest coal producing companies in the country, has lost about 20 million tonne of production so far this fiscal due to strikes and agitations at its mines.

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Bangladesh bound Bhutanese coal stranded in India following SC order

Bangladesh bound Bhutanese coal stranded in India following SC order

Trucks carrying coal from Bhutan and bound for Bangladesh has been stranded at an integrated check post (ICP) in Meghalaya following the Supreme Court's order banning transportation of the extracted fossil fuel in this state, an official said Friday.

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Bescom to rollout tool to assess rooftop solar energy potential

Bescom to rollout tool to assess rooftop solar energy potential

A first-of-its-kind tool that evaluates which part of one’s rooftop can generate maximum solar energy and identify the best areas for solar power generation is expected to go live on the Bangalore Electricity supply Company Ltd (Bescom) website by this month-end.

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NCLT allows former IL&FS directors to withdraw Rs 2 lakh per month

NCLT allows former IL&FS directors to withdraw Rs 2 lakh per month

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has allowed the former directors of the crippled IL&FS Group to withdraw Rs 2 lakh each per month from one of their bank accounts after intimating the the tribunal.

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Diesel crosses Rs 65-mark in Delhi, above Rs 68 in Mumbai: Check out new rates

Diesel crosses Rs 65-mark in Delhi, above Rs 68 in Mumbai: Check out new rates

Petrol and diesel prices continued to rise on Saturday. Petrol price in New Delhi saw an increase of 17 paise and being retailing at Rs 70.72 per litre, while the price of diesel was hiked by 19 paise to be sold at Rs 65.16 per litre.

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ONGC’s oil drilling rig Badrinath sold for ₹9.01 crore

ONGC’s oil drilling rig Badrinath sold for ₹9.01 crore

Oil drilling rig ‘Badrinath’ — owned by bankrupt fleet owner GOL Offshore Ltd — has been sold for scrap by an admiralty court in Mumbai for ₹9.01 crore in a case that demonstrates the pitfalls associated with disposal of vessels during liquidation of shipping firms.

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Nayara Energy to invest $850 mn to expand into petchem business

Nayara Energy to invest $850 mn to expand into petchem business

Russian oil giant Rosneft-led Nayara Energy Friday unveiled a USD 850 million expansion plan for its Vadinar refinery in Gujarat, marking its foray into the petrochemical business. Nayara Energy, erstwhile known as Essar Oi

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Oil prices set for third weekly increase on OPEC curbs, demand hopes

Oil prices set for third weekly increase on OPEC curbs, demand hopes

Oil headed for a third weekly increase on expectations that production cuts by OPEC and resilient fuel demand will keep global markets in balance. Futures rose as much as 1.7 per cent in New York

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Methanol-blending in petrol reduces carbon dioxide emission: ARAI study

Methanol-blending in petrol reduces carbon dioxide emission: ARAI study

Methanol (M-15) blended with petrol and used in the existing BS-IV standard cars reduces carbon dioxide emission, a study conducted by Pune-based Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) has shown.

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Bad bets on oil, gas spark wave of energy-fund closures

Bad bets on oil, gas spark wave of energy-fund closures

Energy fund managers took heavy losses last year with wrong-way bets on the prices of oil and natural gas, leading to a wave of closures in the volatile fund sector.

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Chennai Petroleum to pay Rs 75L as environmental compensation charge: CPCB

Chennai Petroleum to pay Rs 75L as environmental compensation charge: CPCB

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed the Chennai Petroleum Corporation (CPCL), a subsidiary of state-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), to deposit Rs 74.7 lakh as

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Indian Railways to invest Rs 18,000 crore on solar power units along tracks

Indian Railways to invest Rs 18,000 crore on solar power units along tracks

In a bid to cut down on its power purchase costs and utilise the vast stretches of linear land along the tracks with greater efficiency, the Indian Railways is planning to come up with solar power tenders of 4 giga watt (GW) soon.

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Many Countries Interested In Importing India's Train 18 Set: Railway Officials

Many Countries Interested In Importing India's Train 18 Set: Railway Officials

Peru, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and some countries in the Middle East have expressed interest in importing the Railways' state-of-the-art Train 18, a senior official said today, even as the project awaits its first commercial run.

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Green Signal For Noida–Greater Noida Aqua Metro Line: To Be Inaugurated By Yogi Adityanath On 25 January

Green Signal For Noida–Greater Noida Aqua Metro Line: To Be Inaugurated By Yogi Adityanath On 25 January

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate the Noida-Greater Noida Metro Link on 25 January. The necessary safety clearances were given to the 29.7 km long Aqua line on 21 December, which paved the way for starting operations.

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Tickets For New Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Sells Out In 5 Hours

Tickets For New Mumbai-Delhi Rajdhani Sells Out In 5 Hours

A day after the Indian Railways announced a new bi-weekly Mumbai-Hazrat Nizamuddin Rajdhani Express starting Saturday, all its tickets for the next maiden journey were sold out within five hours, officials said.

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Considering private operators for railway operations: Railway Board member

Considering private operators for railway operations: Railway Board member

The railways is considering to allow private players run passenger and freight operations, a senior member of the Railway Board said Friday.

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IRB Infra to start work on Rs 2,043-cr highway project in Gujarat

IRB Infra to start work on Rs 2,043-cr highway project in Gujarat

IRB Infrastructure Developers on Friday said it will soon commence work on a Rs 2,043-crore highway project in Gujarat, part of the upcoming Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway.

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