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November,14,2018,Wednesday

DAILY NEWS UPDATES ON ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE

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Dharmendra Pradhan launches BS-IV grade fuels across the country, Releases LPG connection to mark the completion of 2 crore connections under PMUY

Dharmendra Pradhan launches BS-IV grade fuels across the country, Releases LPG connection to mark the completion of 2 crore connections under PMUY

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan formally launched BS-IV grade transportation fuels across the country from here today.

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Source - Energyinfrapost

POWER/COAL/MINES/RE

GE to invest $31 mn in Mytrah's wind power project in AP

Record Capacity Addition of Wind Power of 5400mw in Last Fiscal

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set another record in the wind power capacity addition by adding over 5400 MW in 2016-17 against the target of 4000 MW. 

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Source - Energyinfrapost

Mizoram Becomes 27th State to Join UDAY

Mizoram Becomes 27th State to Join UDAY

State to derive an Overall Net Benefit of approximately Rs. 198 crores through UDAY

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Source - Energyinfrapost

 

CIL gets ready to tap into coal bed methane, gasification

CIL gets ready to tap into coal bed methane, gasification

The state-owned Coal India is readying an action plan to tap coal bed methane and gasification to keep a lid on emission and cut down India’s dependence of imported petro products

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Source - The Indian Express

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CIL aims to invest Rs 8.5K crore in capex in FY'18: Govt

State-owned CIL is looking at spending Rs 8,500 crore on capital expenditure next fiscal, starting April 1.

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Source - The Economic Times 

We plan to disburse Rs 75,000 crore worth of loan next fiscal: REC CMD P V Ramesh

We plan to disburse Rs 75,000 crore worth of loan next fiscal: REC CMD P V Ramesh

Rural Electrification has never been more in focus with the Modi government having intensified efforts at ensuring Power for All by 2020. 

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Source - The Economic Times 

European Investment Bank

European Investment Bank makes 200 mn euro loan to SBI for mega-solar projects

The European Investment Bank (EIB) on Friday announced a euro 200 million (Rs 1,400 crore) long-term loan to the State Bank of India (SBI) to finance mega-solar projects in the country.

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Source - The Economic Times 

Thursday

SC reserves verdict on compensatory tariffs to Tata Power, Adani Power

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict in a case to determine if an electricity regulatory body can alter competitively bid tariffs to award compensation to Tata Power Ltd and Adani Power Ltd.

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Source - LiveMint 

Bengaluru

This Bengaluru Man Can Run an Air-Conditioned House Without Paying a Rupee in Electricity Bills

Ugadi is one of the biggest festivals in Karnataka, and marked with holiday and merriment. Bengaluru resident Dinesh Pagariya has more than one reason for celebration.

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Source - The Better India 

Has India’s Energy Sector Really Transformed?

Has India’s Energy Sector Really Transformed?

India is now surplus in coal and in electricity. We are even exporting power to Bangladesh and are negotiating to do so to Nepal.

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Source - Bloomberg Quint 

 

OIL AND GAS

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India makes a green statement, launches BS-IV fuel

India today made a formal launch of BS-IV grade fuel across the country to keep carbon emission in check and set a target of ushering in BS-VI fuel by April 2020.

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Source - The Economic Times 

Government collects over Rs 2 lakh crore from levies on petrol, diesel

Government collects over Rs 2 lakh crore from levies on petrol, diesel

Gangwar said the funds accrued under the Central Road Fund are utilised for development of state roads and roads of economic importance and inter-state connectivity.

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Source - The Economic Times 

Iranian oil

India to cut Iranian oil purchases in row over gas field

Indian state refiners will cut oil imports from Iran in 2017/18 by a fifth, as New Delhi takes a more assertive stance over an impasse on a giant gas field that it wants awarded to an Indian consortium

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Source - The Economic Times 

Oil and lubricant

Shell inaugrates technology centre in Bengaluru

Oil and lubricant manufacturer Shell in a press release said that the company has opened up a new technology hub in Bangalore

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Source - The Economic Times 

 

IOCL ready for fresh MoU with Odisha Govt, says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

IOCL ready for fresh MoU with Odisha Govt, says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

IOCL ready for fresh MoU with Odisha Govt over VAT row says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on the sidelines of BSIV grade fuel launch in Bhubaneswar.

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Source - Orissa Diaries

India cuts natural gas price to $2.48 per unit

India cuts natural gas price to $2.48 per unit

India on Friday marginally cut the natural gas price paid to producers to $2.48 per million British thermal unit (mbtu), according to an official notification.

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Source - The Statesman

Shell plans to double Hazira LNG plant capacity: India head

Shell plans to double Hazira LNG plant capacity: India head

Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to double the capacity of its liquefied natural gas import facility at Hazira on India’s west coast to 10 million tonnes a year, a top company executive said on Friday.

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Source - The LiveMint 

INFRASTRUCTURE

Indian Railways carried 1,107 million tonne goods in 2016-17, exceeded target

Indian Railways carried 1,107 million tonne goods in 2016-17, exceeded target

The railways carried 1107 million tons of goods, exceeding the freight target despite the gloomy market scenario in 2016-17 fiscal.

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Source - The Economic Times 

India seeks $2 bn funding from NDB, wants it ‘nimble-footed’, says Arun Jaitley

India seeks $2 bn funding from NDB, wants it ‘nimble-footed’, says Arun Jaitley

India is seeking USD 2 billion in funding from the New Development Bank for infrastructure projects and wants the multilateral agency to be nimble footed in disbursing faster loans, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today

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Source - The Financial Express  

Multi-level fire alarm system in Rajdhani, Tejas trains

Multi-level fire alarm system in Rajdhani, Tejas trains

The railways will install an advanced, multi-level fire detection and response system in premier trains like Rajdhani Expresses and the upcoming Tejas Express.

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Source - The Financial Express  

‘Infra deficit to take two decades to bridge’

‘Infra deficit to take two decades to bridge’

India has an infrastructure deficit that could take almost two decades to bridge, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday at the inauguration of the regional office of European Investment Bank (EIB) in Delhi.

Source - The Hindu

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Mahakaushal Express

Railways says modern coaches will prevent derailments

A day after eight conventional coaches of Mahakaushal Express derailed in Uttar Pradesh, the railways on Friday said it is committed to provide safe journey to passengers and is making all efforts to proliferate modern Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches in trains.

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Source - DNA India 

Indian Railways

Exemption of service charges on railway tickets extended till June 30

The Indian Railways has extended the date for the service charge exemption on railway tickets booked online till June 30

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Source - Inuth 

NDB, EBRD tie-up to foster infrastructure in emerging markets

NDB, EBRD tie-up to foster infrastructure in emerging markets

The New Development Bank (NDB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have agreed to collaborate and exchange information in recognition of their mutual goal to foster sustainable development and infrastructure in the emerging markets of their respective regions of operations.

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Source - India

 

Japan commits 371 bn yen assistance for infra projects in India

Japan commits 371 bn yen assistance for infra projects in India

Japan has committed an “official development assistance” (ODA) of 371.345 billion yen (about Rs 21,590 crore) under 2016-2017 for various infrastructure projects, including the dedicated freight corridor, in India

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Source - The Indian Awaaz  

 

Jammu-Srinagar tunnel to have "unique" ventilation

Jammu-Srinagar tunnel to have "unique" ventilation

The Chenani-Nashri tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation on Sunday, is the India's first and the world's sixth tunnel to have a transverse ventilation system, providing fresh air to motorists.

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Source - Domain B  

 

30% of driving licences are bogus: Nitin Gadkari

30% of driving licences are bogus: Nitin Gadkari

Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said 30 percent of the driving licences in the country are bogus.

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Source - Money Control 

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