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India's 2018 Thermal Coal Imports Grew At Fastest Pace In Four Years: Sources

India's 2018 Thermal Coal Imports Grew At Fastest Pace In Four Years: Sources

India's 2018 thermal coal imports rose at the fastest pace in four years, according to two industry sources, despite moves by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to cut imports in a bid to reduce its trade deficit.

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MOST NOTABLE STORIES OF THE WEEK

Govt clarifies on household electrification; Says states over-estimated un-electrified houses

Govt clarifies on household electrification; Says states over-estimated un-electrified houses

The government today issued a clarification related to its pet scheme aimed at universal household electrification, Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, popularly known as Saubhagaya. The number of households to be electrified were found

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Three tech missions on solar, water treatment to be launched at IIT Madras

Three tech missions on solar, water treatment to be launched at IIT Madras

Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests and Climate Change will launch three technology mission centres at IIT Madras on Friday to address various issues around solar

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Solar, renewable power to drive India’s future capacity addition as coal remains in a dark place

Solar, renewable power to drive India’s future capacity addition as coal remains in a dark place

Most of India’s new power generation capacity in future will be from renewable energy sources, as investments in thermal power capacity remain sluggish and availability of coal continues to be a challenge, India Ratings said in a report.

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Jharkhand illegal mine collapse kills 2

Jharkhand illegal mine collapse kills 2

Two miners died when a coal mine in Dhanbad district collapsed on Wednesday. Rescue operations are on and more persons may be trapped in the mine, sources said. The victims have been identified as Shiva Dangal and Dinesh Paswan.

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India needs $80-bn investments in next 5 years for grid transmission infra

India needs $80-bn investments in next 5 years for grid transmission infra

India needs $60-80 billion investments over the next five years to strengthen its grid transmission infrastructure. The scale of investments envisaged is needed to address the continued structural growth in power demand and overcome

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India’s coal imports to remain buoyant in 2019 but seen lower than 2018 levels: WoodMac

India’s coal imports to remain buoyant in 2019 but seen lower than 2018 levels: WoodMac

India’s import of coking and thermal coal are likely to remain buoyant in 2019 on the back of business reforms and high industrial activity but could still fall below the highs witnessed last year, according to global consultancy Wood Mackenzie.

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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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Gujarat’s new power policy outlook: subsidy cut, get paid for green energy contribution

Gujarat’s new power policy outlook: subsidy cut, get paid for green energy contribution

Outlining the outlook of the government’s energy policy, state Energy Minister Saurabh Patel on Sunday stressed upon cutting subsidies and instead looking at ways to provide monetary compensation for generation of renewable energy.

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