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POWER/COAL/MINES/RE

Schneider Electric to supply equipment for 2.5 GW solar capacity in 2017

Schneider Electric to supply equipment for 2.5 GW solar capacity in 2017

The energy management & automation company Schneider Electric India, which has powered more than 2 Giga watts (GW) of solar capacity in India

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Indonesia’s Biggest Coal Miner Sees First Profit Since 2011

PT Bumi Resources will post its first annual profit in five years as a rally in fuel prices help Asia’s biggest exporter of thermal coal push through a debt restructuring.

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Agreement for Swapping of Coal.

Agreement for Swapping of Coal.

The Inter-Ministerial Task Force has recommended shifting of coal linkage of Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd (GSECL) of about 1.2 Million Tonne from South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) to Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), leading to annual savings in transportation cost of about Rs. 100 crore to GSECL.

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Now, Pakistan claims India building 'secret nuclear city'

Now, Pakistan claims India building 'secret nuclear city'

Pakistan on Thursday claimed that India was building a “secret nuclear city” and had accumulated a stockpile of nuclear weapons “which threatens to undermine the strategic balance of power in the region.”

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12,033 un-electrified villages provided power: Piyush Goyal

12,033 un-electrified villages provided power: Piyush Goyal

As many as 12,033 villages out of18,452 un-electrified villages have been provided with power till last week and the remaining ones would be electrified by May 2018, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said

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NTPC to add upto 2,500 Megawatt capacity every year: CMD Gurdeep Singh

NTPC to add upto 2,500 Megawatt capacity every year: CMD Gurdeep Singh

The country's largest power generator NTPC LtdBSE -2.09 % today said it is looking to add capacity in a phased manner over the next few years. This is in line with the Central Electricity Authority's (CEA) projection of thermal capacity addition in the next five years

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Renewable power generation technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels: Lloyd’s Register

Renewable power generation technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels: Lloyd’s Register

Renewable power generation technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels and innovation is gathering pace across the sector, a report by Lloyd’s Register said in a statement

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India’s Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Capacity Tops 50 Gigawatts

India’s Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Capacity Tops 50 Gigawatts

India had achieved an operational grid-connected renewable energy capacity of more than 50 gigawatts. More than half of this capacity is based on wind energy, while solar power remains a distant second. Other technologies like small hydro, bioenergy, and waste-to-energy have a much smaller share

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Govt released Rs 509 crore for grid connected, small solar plans as on Jan 31: Piyush Goyal

Govt released Rs 509 crore for grid connected, small solar plans as on Jan 31: Piyush Goyal

An amount of Rs 600 crore has been allocated for projects under Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme and Rs 508.84 crore has been released as on Jan 31, Piyush Goyal, power, coal, mines, renewable energy and mines minister today said in a written reply Lok Sabha

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Tata Power-DDL launches energy efficient LED lights, fans scheme for customers

Tata Power-DDL launches energy efficient LED lights, fans scheme for customers

Tata Power-Delhi Distribution Ltd today said it has launched energy efficient LED lighting and ceiling fan scheme fot its customers under the government’s UJALA programme

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Telangana mulls to harness solar power atop water bodies

Telangana mulls to harness solar power atop water bodies

Telangana government is planning to set up solar power generation system on water bodies, special chief secretary of the state energy department, Ajay Mishra said today

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OIL AND GAS

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Oil market 'responding positively' to output cut: OPEC president

Qatar's energy minister, the current OPEC president, has said that world oil markets were "responding positively" to output cuts implemented by the cartel and some non-cartel producers.

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Petroleum

Phase I of Strategic Petroleum Reserve programme has capacity of 5.33 MMT: Govt.

Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply to a question yesterday that Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) facilities set up at Visakhapatnam

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Gas exploration to continue despite tough pricing scenario: ONGC

Gas exploration to continue despite tough pricing scenario: ONGC

Dinesh K Sarraf, Chairman of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), said on Thursday that while the state-run firm would continue to invest in gas exploration, it was getting increasingly difficult owing to the "tough" pricing scenario.

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OPINION: Oil spills call for legal, technical fix

OPINION: Oil spills call for legal, technical fix

The response to the oil spills off the Chennai coast on January 28 when two ships, MT BW Maple and MT Dawn Kanchipuram, collided has exposed the lack of preparedness and accountability on the part of Indian agencies

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Indian Oil says Chennai Petroleum arm to benefit if merged with parent

Indian Oil says Chennai Petroleum arm to benefit if merged with parent

State-owned Indian Oil Corp would like to merge its subsidiary Chennai Petroleum Corp with itself as part of a government plan to integrate state oil firms to create a national oil behemoth, its chairman said on Thursday.

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INFRASTRUCTURE

Cairn India Q3 net profit soars multi-fold to Rs 604 cr

Cairn India Q3 net profit soars multi-fold to Rs 604 cr

Cairn India Ltd on Thursday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 604 crore, substantially higher on year on year basis owing to lower depreciation charges seen in the reported quarter.

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Real-time traffic updates through radio on NH soon: Gadkari

To provide real time traffic updates to commuters, government will start highway radio services on various national highways spread across 13 states.

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18 sabotage attempts on Indian Railways in 40 days: Suresh Prabhu expresses serious concern

18 sabotage attempts on Indian Railways in 40 days: Suresh Prabhu expresses serious concern

The Indian Railways has witnessed an exceptional jump in “sabotage” cases with around 18 incidents reported in the last 40 days of 2017

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Deputy CM seeks Centre’s help to complete road projects

Deputy CM seeks Centre’s help to complete road projects

Bihar’s deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Wednesday called on Union minister of road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi and sought the Centre’s help in completing the pending road and bridge projects in the state

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