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March 25, 2019, Monday

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Once complete, Polavaram to add 980 megawatts of hydel power to state grid

Once complete, Polavaram to add 980 megawatts of hydel power to state grid

Polavaram project, considered the lifeline of Andhra Pradesh, will also make the state surplus in power generation. It will add about 980 megawatts of hydel power to the state grid.

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Power shortages likely during polls as discoms miss payments

Power shortages likely during polls as discoms miss payments

India may be heading for power shortages during summer when the country will go to the polls as private producers have not been paid Rs 14,600 crore by state utilities which has created a shortage of funds, particularly for coal and rail transportation which requires advance payments.

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EVI Technologies plans to set up 20,000 EV charging stations

EVI Technologies plans to set up 20,000 EV charging stations

Electric vehicle charging infrastructure provider EVI Technologies plans to invest around Rs 100 crore in the next one and a half years to set up 20,000 charging stations across the country, a senior company official said.

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Power tariff in Pb is less than that most of other States: Kangar

Power tariff in Pb is less than that most of other States: Kangar

Troubled after the Aam Aadmi Party’s ‘bijli andolan’, Punjab Power, New and Renewable Energy Sources Minister Gurpreet Singh Kangar on Sunday rubbished the “baseless slandering campaign” launched by some

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Banks ask JVPL promoter to bring in Rs 2,000 crore equity in recast plan

Banks ask JVPL promoter to bring in Rs 2,000 crore equity in recast plan

In the crisis-ridden power sector, banks are for the first time retaining the debt-plagued promoter in their restructuring plan. Manoj Gaur, the promoter of Jaiprakash Power Ventures (JPVL)

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Peak power supply deficit halves over 5 years

Peak power supply deficit halves over 5 years

India’s electricity supply deficit has more than halved to 2 per cent despite annual peak demand rising nearly 21 per cent from 2013-14 to 2017-18. The peak demand is an assessment of the maximum power requirement during any time of the year.

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Fast depleting coal reserves could push up energy prices, cautions expert

Fast depleting coal reserves could push up energy prices, cautions expert

The fast depletion of coal, a strategic resource and India's fuel of choice currently, has huge implications for energy costs, according to K Sivadasan, a sectoral expert.

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Ease of doing business: Government exempts these industries from environmental clearance for power plants

Ease of doing business: Government exempts these industries from environmental clearance for power plants

The Centre has exempted industries like steel, cement and metal from mandatory prior environment clearance for setting up a new or expanding the existing captive power plant employing waste heat recovery boilers (WHRB) without using any auxiliary fuel.

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Disinvestment proceeds touch Rs 53,558 crore; Coal India fetched Rs 5,218 cr

Disinvestment proceeds touch Rs 53,558 crore; Coal India fetched Rs 5,218 cr

The government's disinvestment proceeds have touched Rs 53,558 crore so far in the current fiscal, as against the full year budget target of Rs 80,000 crore. Last week, as much as Rs 10,000 crore came in from Bharat-22 ETF and,

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Oil hits 3-month high on OPEC cuts, US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela

Oil hits 3-month high on OPEC cuts, US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela

Oil prices rose to their highest levels since November last year on Monday, lifted by OPEC-led supply cuts and US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures pushed through $56 per barrel for the first time this yea

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India feasting on Venezuelan oil as United States bans its imports

India feasting on Venezuelan oil as United States bans its imports

India is feasting on Venezuelan oil, after the U.S. imposed a de facto ban on crude imports from the Latin American nation.While flows to the U.S. came to a halt, India became the No. 1 buyer

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Group of Ministers to discuss proposal to privatise 97 oil, gas fields

Group of Ministers to discuss proposal to privatise 97 oil, gas fields

A group of ministers (GoM) is scheduled to meet on Monday to consider privatisation of 97 oil and gas exploration blocks currently held by state-run Oil and Natural gas Corporation (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL), two officials aware of the development said.

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Government considers U-turn on auctioning oil blocks

Government considers U-turn on auctioning oil blocks

Two years after the government shifted to revenue sharing contracts for oil and gas block auctions, a high-level panel has suggested reverting back to older system of awarding areas in most basins based on exploration commitment.

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IOC gets "green nod" for storage and distribution terminal in Telangana

IOC gets "green nod" for storage and distribution terminal in Telangana

The Expert Appraisal Committee under the Environment Ministry has given "green signal" to Indian Oil Corporation Ltd for setting up a grass root petroleum storage and distribution terminal in Telangana.

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Many trains of WCR, NWR yet to resume services

Many trains of WCR, NWR yet to resume services

A day after Gujjar agitation was called off, many of the trains of Delhi-Mumbai, Jodhpur-Manargudi, Jaipur-Kota routes are yet to be restored. The rail passengers though were relieved on Sunday when majority of the trains were restored.

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Speak up Mumbai: Is air-conditioning half of local train a good idea?

Speak up Mumbai: Is air-conditioning half of local train a good idea?

The plan of converting one half of the 12-car local train into an air-conditioned has been in the news for some time. But the railway authorities claim it's technically not feasible for a local to have both air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned sections.

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Maharashtra Maritime Board turns to Norway for Nariman Point-Gorai creek ferry services

Maharashtra Maritime Board turns to Norway for Nariman Point-Gorai creek ferry services

The Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB) has said that it will take help of Norway to execute the long-awaited water transport project between Nariman Point in south Mumbai and Gorai creek in the western suburbs via ferry services.

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Infrastructure companies eye litigation funding to settle claims

Infrastructure companies eye litigation funding to settle claims

Litigation funding, or monetisation of pending claims through a third party, is finding its feet in India. A common practice globally, the Indian version of the funding comes with a catch.

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Make in India all the way! Indian Railways says MCF Raebareli doubled production; announces big Train 18 plans

Make in India all the way! Indian Railways says MCF Raebareli doubled production; announces big Train 18 plans

Indian Railways pitches MCF Raebareli as an example of ‘Make in India’! In what appears to be a strong rebuttal to Opposition on remarks regarding “failure of Make in India and Train 18”, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways has come out with some data points about MCF

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Shipping industry jittery over fuel cost as deadline for new emission norms nears

Shipping industry jittery over fuel cost as deadline for new emission norms nears

Fuel costs are set to go up for the shipping industry over the next year, as new IMO (International Maritime Organisation) regulations kick in from January 2020. The increase could be between 25 per cent and 40 per cent over current levels, experts say.

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