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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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MNRE secretary says govt planning to compensate solar cos in case of back-down

MNRE secretary says govt planning to compensate solar cos in case of back-down

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is working on a set of guidelines to provide compensation to solar power generators in case they are asked to back-down capacity by distribution companies.

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How BHEL stands to gain from the power ministry’s new equipment advisory

How BHEL stands to gain from the power ministry’s new equipment advisory

There appear to be sunny days ahead for India’s largest power equipment manufacturer Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) which has been struggling with a broader slowdown in new orders for long.

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Sandeep Jajodia appointed Assocham President

Sandeep Jajodia appointed Assocham President

Monnet Ispat & Energy Ltd. CMD Sandeep Jajodia has been appointed the new President of industry chamber Assocham.

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Thermal power plants may get more time to meet emission norms

Thermal power plants may get more time to meet emission norms

Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the Environment Ministry is on board to consider extension of December 2017 deadline for coal-based thermal power plants to meet stricter emission norms.

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Piyush Goyal says coal as important as renewable for India's energy needs

Piyush Goyal says coal as important as renewable for India's energy needs

Coal as a fuel for power generation is as important as renewable sources as it is essential to maintain the country’s base load, power, coal, renewable energy and mines minister Piyush Goyal today said.

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Power Finance Corporation (PFC's) Q3 Net Profit jumps 23% to Rs 1,949 cr

Power Finance Corporation (PFC's) Q3 Net Profit jumps 23% to Rs 1,949 cr

Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has reported an over 23% surge in standalone net profit to Rs 1,949.91 crore for the third quarter ended December 31. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 1,582.32 crore for the corresponding quarter of last fiscal, PFC said in a BSE filing today.

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Smart power grid technology may be prone to hacking, claims study

Smart power grid technology may be prone to hacking, claims study

Smart grid technology – such as management systems in power plants – may be prone to hacking, say scientists who delved into “nightmare” scenarios where hackers exploit security weaknesses and execute a disruptive plan of cyberattacks.

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India has 10-year window to shift completely to renewable energy: TERI

India has 10-year window to shift completely to renewable energy: TERI

Excess power generation capacity provides India an opportunity to shift completely to green energy. If the country can halve storage technology prices in 10 years it can do without the need for new coal based plants

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renovation of plants

NTPC shouldn’t spend more on renovation of plants older than 25 years: Power Minister Piyush Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that NTPC should not spend any more on renovation of plants which are older than 25 years

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OIL AND GAS

Chabahar Port expected to open in a month: Afghan Consul General

Chabahar Port expected to open in a month: Afghan Consul General

The strategic port of Chabahar in Iran which is being developed to build a transport-and-trade corridor through Afghanistan giving India

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High oil prices over OPEC supply cut: Prices may come down as shale drilling booms in US

High oil prices over OPEC supply cut: Prices may come down as shale drilling booms in US

After unprecedented optimism that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will manage to ease a global supply glut

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ONGC’s $2.4 billion Mozambique deal under oil ministry scanner

ONGC’s $2.4 billion Mozambique deal under oil ministry scanner

il and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) Ltd’s $2.475 billion purchase of Videocon Group’s 10% stake in a giant Mozambique gas field has come under the oil ministry’s

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LPG business

India offers excellent scope for LPG business: IndianOil chief

With about 72 percent of India's population living in villages, ensuring LPG access to all Indian kitchens is a both a challenge as well as an opportunity.

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INFRASTRUCTURE

Now, smartphone app to measure railway ride quality

Now, smartphone app to measure railway ride quality

Scientists have developed a new appthat can allow railway passengers to measure ride comfort using their smartphones, and record vibration data from a running train to detect track faults

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Aerial survey of Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail route

Aerial survey of Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail route

Expediting work on the Mumbai- Ahmedabad high speed corridor, a chopper will be used to carry out a detailed survey of the land meant for laying tracks for running trains at about 350 km per hour.

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Karjat-Neral

Train hits 120 kmph in test run between Karjat-Neral

The Central Railway on Sunday conducted the speed trial of a train at 120 kmph in the Karjat-Neral section of the Mumbai division.

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