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April 19, 2019, Friday

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

Power Grid CMD becomes CERC member

Power Grid CMD becomes CERC member

The power ministry has appointed Indu Shekhar Jha, chairman and managing director, Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL), as member of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). Ravi P Singh,

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Issues in power subsidy and farm distress

Issues in power subsidy and farm distress

Agitations and loan waivers have brought the economics of agriculture in focus. Much of the discussion is about minimum support price, farmers’ net incomes and debt repayment capacities.

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CSE's analysis on ‘State of the Renewable Energy Sector in India

CSE's analysis on ‘State of the Renewable Energy Sector in India

India issurging ahead in the area of renewable energy. Renewable capacity has reached 73 gigawatt (GW), which is 20 per cent of the country’s total energy capacity. Generation has increased, and solar energy has made tremendous strides.

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Govt may impose 5-year duty on Malaysian glass used in solar industry

Govt may impose 5-year duty on Malaysian glass used in solar industry

The government may impose anti-dumping duty of USD 114.58 per tonne on a certain variety of Malaysian glass, used in solar industry, in a bid to guard domestic manufacturers from cheap imports.

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Swiss firm Talesun forms JV to develop 4,000 Mw solar power projects in India

Swiss firm Talesun forms JV to develop 4,000 Mw solar power projects in India

Swiss firm Talesun Solar Switzerland A.G. is set to foray into the Indian solar power industry with a joint venture with New Delhi-based solar asset developer EnergyX to set up projects of 4,000 Megawatt (MW) capacity, EnergyX said in a statement.

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India needs renewable energy policy to achieve 175 GW solar capacity by 2022: CSE

India needs renewable energy policy to achieve 175 GW solar capacity by 2022: CSE

India would fall short of the government’s target of achieving 175 GW of solar capacity by 2022, city-based think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said on Monday.

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Roundtable on renewable energy to be held in Pune

Roundtable on renewable energy to be held in Pune

Centre for Science and Environment, Pune International Centre and Prayas (Energy Group) are set to organise a roundtable meeting and book release on State of Renewable Energy in India on January 28 in the city.

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IBC delays, capital needs push SBI to auction Essar Steel loans

IBC delays, capital needs push SBI to auction Essar Steel loans

The possibilities of further delays in debt resolution under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) and the need to free up capital is being cited as among the reasons for the State Bank of India’s (SBI)

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IL&FS crisis aftermath: Govt, lenders to weigh solution

IL&FS crisis aftermath: Govt, lenders to weigh solution

Top officials in the ministries of finance and corporate affairs will huddle with senior bankers on Tuesday to discuss key issues in the aftermath of the IL&FS crisis, including liquidity and challenges being faced by public sector banks

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IOC, Gail evaluating Adani LNG terminal

IOC, Gail evaluating Adani LNG terminal

Indian Oil and Gail are still evaluating plans to invest in a Rs 6,000-crore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal being developed by the Adani Group in Odisha. The plan was announced in 2016.

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Oil prices edge down as global growth worries threaten demand

Oil prices edge down as global growth worries threaten demand

Oil prices edged lower on Tuesday as concerns over global economic growth stoked fears over future demand. International Brent crude oil futures were down 10 cents, or 0.2 percent, at $62.64 by 0106 GMT. They closed down 0.1 percent on Monday.

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OPINION: Welcome new R&D focus at Reliance

OPINION: Welcome new R&D focus at Reliance

That Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has become the first Indian company to declare a quarterly profit of over Rs 10,000 crore, driven by good performances in retail and media/telecom besides in refining and petrochemicals

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Iran's gas output has risen 35 percent compared with 2012

Iran's gas output has risen 35 percent compared with 2012

Iran's gas output has risen 35 percent compared with 2012, the oil minister said on Monday. "In the first ten months of the (Iranian) year (starting from March), Iran produced on average 840 million cubic metres

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India Refining Capacity to Grow Five-plus Percent Annually

India Refining Capacity to Grow Five-plus Percent Annually

India’s total refining capacity is set to grow at an average annual growth rate (AAGR) of 5.3 percent until 2023, according to a new report from the data and analytics firm GlobalData.

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Mumbai local train: Piyush Goyal said to implement Flexi-timings

Mumbai local train: Piyush Goyal said to implement Flexi-timings

In a bid to ease traffic woes & local train travel in Mumbai, Union Railway Min Piyush Goyal said to to implement Flexi-timings.

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36 Trains Of East Coast Railway Get Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines

36 Trains Of East Coast Railway Get Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines

The East Coast Railway has installed 91 sanitary napkin vending machines in 36 trains as part of the railways' drive to improve hygiene on board its trains, a release from the national transporter said Monday.

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Tussle between 2 railways departments: Train-18 to go for EIG inspection

Tussle between 2 railways departments: Train-18 to go for EIG inspection

After A month’s wait for the inauguration, the Train-18 will now be inspected by the Electrical Inspector to the Government (EIG), as per a decision taken by the Railway Board on Monday.

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Southern Railway goes full steam ahead, tops train cleanliness survey

Southern Railway goes full steam ahead, tops train cleanliness survey

In what can be perceived as another feather in the cap for Southern Railway, non-premium trains operated by it are maintained the best, among 17 railway zones in the country, according to a recent survey.

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Gadkari inaugurates, lays foundation stone for projects worth Rs 16,878 cr in AP

Gadkari inaugurates, lays foundation stone for projects worth Rs 16,878 cr in AP

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday inaugurated as well as laid foundation stones for projects worth Rs 16,878 crore in Andhra Pradesh, the government said Monday.

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