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April 19, 2019, Friday

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

Delhi discoms losing Rs 150 crore annually to power theft for charging e-rickshaws

Delhi discoms losing Rs 150 crore annually to power theft for charging e-rickshaws

Organised theft of power in Delhi for charging of e-rickshaws has assumed serious proportions with discom sources putting the annual losses due to it at nearly Rs 150 crore. There are three power distribution companie

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Power outage for Metro work in Mumbai, consumers get electricity from alternate source

Power outage for Metro work in Mumbai, consumers get electricity from alternate source

The 110 kV electricity circuits from Tata Borivali to Tata Malad and Versova were switched off from Saturday midnight till 7.50 am on Sunday for installation of new electrical towers for Metro 2A line (Dahisar to Andheri).

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Power producers seek resolution of issues to augment coal ouput from Korba mines

Power producers seek resolution of issues to augment coal ouput from Korba mines

Flagging lower coal production in Chhattisgarh's Korba Coalfield that contributes around 25 GW to the country's power generation capacity, the Association of Power Producers (APP) has urged ministries of coal and power to resolve issues to augment production, especially contractual.

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India's 2018 thermal coal imports grew at fastest pace in 4 yrs

India's 2018 thermal coal imports grew at fastest pace in 4 yrs

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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Coal shipments at India's 12 major ports up 16 pc to 121 MT in Apr-Dec

Coal shipments at India's 12 major ports up 16 pc to 121 MT in Apr-Dec

Coal shipments handled by India's 12 major ports saw a 16.28 per cent jump in the nine months ending December 2018 to 121.13 million tonnes (MT), according to ports' body IPA. Coal shipments, comprising thermal/steam and coking

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Pak delegation visiting India to inspect Pakal Dul, Lower Kalnai hydel power projects

Pak delegation visiting India to inspect Pakal Dul, Lower Kalnai hydel power projects

A three-member delegation, headed by Pakistan's Commissioner for Indus Waters Syed Mehr Ali Shah, will be visiting India on Sunday to inspect the Pakal Dul dam and Lower Kalnai hydel power projects in Jammu and Kashmir, a media report said.

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Gujarat frames land policy for green energy projects

Gujarat frames land policy for green energy projects

Gujarat has released its land policy for renewable energy projects, which seeks to set up wind parks and wind-solar hybrid parks in the state, similar to solar parks. Such parks will be a first by any Indian state.

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Solar ‘prosumers’ to get 50% subsidy

Solar ‘prosumers’ to get 50% subsidy

To incentivise production of solar power in the state, the cabinet has approved amendments to the Goa State Solar Policy 2017 where small and large prosumers (consumers and producers of solar power) will receive 50% subsidy

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Suzlon commissions 8.4 MW wind project for HAL

Suzlon commissions 8.4 MW wind project for HAL

Renewable energy solution provider Suzlon Energy Friday announced commissioning of its second 8.4 MW wind power project for Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), the state-owned aerospace and defence company.

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Vizag port meets its total energy needs from solar power

Vizag port meets its total energy needs from solar power

Having achieved the incremental growth during the current fiscal year three months ahead of the schedule, the Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has earned a unique distinction of being the only major port in India

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IL&FS crisis hits infra sector: Strategic default by subsidiary makes SPV-based loans dicey

IL&FS crisis hits infra sector: Strategic default by subsidiary makes SPV-based loans dicey

Though it is early days, some luck, and timely action by the government in asking PSU financial institutions to provide credit to NBFCs, ensured that the IL&FS collapse didn’t spiral out of control into a Lehman-style contagion.

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Petrol, diesel prices remain steady on Monday, check rates in your city here

Petrol, diesel prices remain steady on Monday, check rates in your city here

After a marginal increase in diesel prices on Sunday, both petrol and diesel rates remained steady on Monday. In national capital Delhi, the price of petrol was Rs 71.27 a litre, while diesel was being sold at Rs 66 a litre.

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90% of households in India have a cooking gas connection: PM Modi

90% of households in India have a cooking gas connection: PM Modi

While addressing the rally of Yuva Morcha in Thrissur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was happy to be in Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala. He said, “During my last visit, I dedicated Kollam bypass which was stalled for decades.

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India must manufacture petrochemicals domestically: PM Modi

India must manufacture petrochemicals domestically: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said most of the petrochemicals being used in India are sourced through imports and it will be the government’s endeavour to ensure they are manufactured domestically.

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Kochi to get India's largest public sector refinery

Kochi to get India's largest public sector refinery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday dedicated to the nation an integrated refinery expansion complex of the public sector Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited at the Kochi Refinery here.

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Anil Agarwal says no plans to retire soon; Vedanta needs his aggression, risk-taking ability

Anil Agarwal says no plans to retire soon; Vedanta needs his aggression, risk-taking ability

Mining mogul Anil Agarwal said he has no immediate plans to retire or take a non-executive role at his USD 18-billion Vedanta Group as he feels it needs his "aggression" and "risk-taking" ability to grow into a world-class resource conglomerate.

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Oil prices fall on rising US rig count, economic slowdown

Oil prices fall on rising US rig count, economic slowdown

Oil prices fell on Monday after U.S. energy firms added rigs for the first time this year in a sign that crude production there will rise further. U.S. spot crude oil futures were at $53.37 per barrel at 0027 GMT, down 32 cents, or 0.6 percent, from their last settlement.

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Decisive steps being taken to reduce crude oil import by 10 per cent

Decisive steps being taken to reduce crude oil import by 10 per cent

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said the NDA government has taken "decisive steps" to bring down crude oil import by 10 percent and save precious foreign exchange for the country.

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Nepal-India oil pipeline moving ahead with forest clearance okayed

Nepal-India oil pipeline moving ahead with forest clearance okayed

The stalled Nepal-India petroleum pipeline has been expedited with the Nepal government okaying forest clearance for the project, which is now expected to be completed by April-end, said a Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) official.

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Indian Railways' Train 18 is ready to roll - Fare, route, picture, features, top speed and more

Indian Railways' Train 18 is ready to roll - Fare, route, picture, features, top speed and more

Indian Railways is all set to launch the indigenously-built Train 18. With all the safety clearances, trials and tests in place, much-awaited Train 18 is set to roll on Indian Railways' tracks.

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Rail tickets worth nearly Rs one crore seized from travel

Rail tickets worth nearly Rs one crore seized from travel

Railway tickets worth nearly Rs one crore were on Sunday seized by RPF sleuths here from the premises of a travel agency which was found to be involved in illegal sale of these and two persons arrested in this connection.

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Identify and develop 36 stations as ‘eco-smart stations': NGT to railways

Identify and develop 36 stations as ‘eco-smart stations': NGT to railways

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Railways to identify and develop at least 36 stations as "eco-smart stations" within two weeks.

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Sri Lanka’s new India-funded train flagged off

Sri Lanka’s new India-funded train flagged off

A new passenger train, funded by the Indian government, was inaugurated between the Sri Lankan capital Colombo and the northern city of Kankesanthurai on Sunday.

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Soon, train journeys will get smoother as Southern Railway to retrofit LHB rakes with new device

Soon, train journeys will get smoother as Southern Railway to retrofit LHB rakes with new device

Rail passengers will no longer have to bear with the discomfort of sudden jerks while starting and stopping of trains that run with LHB rakes. The Southern Railway

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