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November 14, 2018, Wednesday

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NTPC Installs 110 KWp AC Microgrid at NETRA

NTPC Installs 110 KWp AC Microgrid at NETRA

An AC Microgrid test bed of 110 KWp Solar PV with demand side management to cater three phase critical loads has been installed and commissioned at NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance (NETRA).

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CIL looks to diversify operations for green push

CIL looks to diversify operations for green push

Coal India is looking to diversify its operations in the face of long-term uncertainty for coal because of the government’s thrust on renewable energy and considering entering mining of metals and minerals.

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Tata Power's distribution arm TP Ajmer Distribution Limited signs Distribution Franchisee Agreement (DFA) with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (AVVNL)

Tata Power's distribution arm TP Ajmer Distribution Limited signs Distribution Franchisee Agreement (DFA) with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (AVVNL)

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company and leading power distribution company in Mumbai as well as in Delhi, through its subsidiary Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, today, announced that it has signed a Distribution Franchisee Agreement (DFA) with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (AVVNL) to cater to the power requirements of customers in Ajmer for a period of 20 years.

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Government wants power companies to continue mining

Government wants power companies to continue mining

The government is considering approaching the Supreme Court to deter power companies from surrendering coal mining projects they have won in auctions for captive use.

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Maharashtra to rate industry on emission levels

Maharashtra to rate industry on emission levels

In a first in India, industries in Maharashtra will be on regular monitoring of particulate matter and other air pollutants and they will get government rating based on their emission levels.

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Hindustan Copper floats tender for operation and maintenance of Surda Mine in Jharkhand

Hindustan Copper floats tender for operation and maintenance of Surda Mine in Jharkhand

Hindustan Copper (HCL) has floated tender for award of fresh contract for long term operation and maintenance of Surda Mine in Jharkhand. The move by the state owned copper major followed after it received a notice dated June 2, 2017 from India Resources Limited (IRL), Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of Eastern Goldfields Ltd (EGL), the operater of the mine, stating to have purportedly terminated the operation and maintenance of Surda mine contract.

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Deadline for 300 thermal plants on adoption of air pollution norms extended

Deadline for 300 thermal plants on adoption of air pollution norms extended

Disregarding new environment regulations, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has given more than 300 thermal power plants two to five-year reprieve from adhering to the strict air pollution standards that come into force this year.

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$15 billion worth of coal power plants are on sale in India but nobody wants to buy them

$15 billion worth of coal power plants are on sale in India but nobody wants to buy them

Billions of dollars worth of coal-fired power plants are on the block in India but no one seems to want to touch them with a bargepole at the moment.

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Schneider Electric signs MoU with engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar

Schneider Electric signs MoU with engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar

Global specialist in energy management and automation Schneider Electric India has signed an MoU with Kalinga Institute of Technology (KIIT) and CV Raman college of engineering in Odisha to develop skilled manpower for the highly-technical electricity.

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Raghav Raj Kanoria is the new Managing Director at India Power Corporation Ltd

Raghav Raj Kanoria is the new Managing Director at India Power Corporation Ltd

The board of India Power Corporation Ltd met on Thursday and announced their results and​​ appointed Raghav Raj Kanoria as the new Managing Director.

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Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 48.11 per bbl on 07.06.2017

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 48.11 per bbl on 07.06.2017

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 48.11 per barrel (bbl) on 07.06.2017.

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Oil dives 5 pct on surprise build in U.S. crude, gasoline stocks

Oil dives 5 pct on surprise build in U.S. crude, gasoline stocks

Oil prices slid 5 percent on Wednesday to a one-month low, after an unexpected increase in U.S. inventories of crude and gasoline fanned fears that output cuts by major world oil producers have not done much to drain a global glut.

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Daily Revision in Retail Selling Prices of Petrol & Diesel across the Country w.e.f. 16th June, 2017

Daily Revision in Retail Selling Prices of Petrol & Diesel across the Country w.e.f. 16th June, 2017

State-owned oil Marketing Companies (OMCs)---Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd announced on Thursday that there will be daily Revision in Retail Selling Prices of Petrol & Diesel across the Country w.e.f. 16th June, 2017.

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Dharmendra Pradhan launches Ujjwala scheme in Himachal

Dharmendra Pradhan launches Ujjwala scheme in Himachal

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Solan in Himachal Pradesh to provide free LPG connections to BPL households.

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India’s Top Oil Refiner To Take 600,000 Bpd Capacity Offline For Maintenance

India’s Top Oil Refiner To Take 600,000 Bpd Capacity Offline For Maintenance

India Oil Corp., the country’s biggest oil refiner, is planning a major though temporary refining capacity reduction this year for maintenance, unnamed sources told Reuters.

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IOC sets extensive maintenance shutdown plans for units

IOC sets extensive maintenance shutdown plans for units

Indian Oil Corp has lined up an extensive maintenance turnaround plan for its refineries in 2017, sources with knowledge of the plan said

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GDF Intl sells entire stake in Petronet

GDF Intl sells entire stake in Petronet

Frances GDF International today sold its entire 10 per cent stake in Petronet LNG for nearly Rs 3,200 crore through open market transactions. Petronet, Indias biggest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), is registered as a private company.

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Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate container terminal at Kamarajar Port

Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari to inaugurate container terminal at Kamarajar Port

The much awaited Kamarajar Port-Adani group’s Rs 1,270-crore container terminal at Kamarajar Port in Ennore will be inaugurated by Union Shipping and Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday.

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Smart initiatives of Indian Railways hold potential to raise GDP by 2 per cent: Suresh Prabhu

Smart initiatives of Indian Railways hold potential to raise GDP by 2 per cent: Suresh Prabhu

The smart initiatives undertaken by the Indian Railways during the past two and a half years to increase revenue, especially non-fare revenue

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Railway minister Suresh Prabhu: performance based incentives for employees will help better results

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu: performance based incentives for employees will help better results

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday advocated for a system of reward and punishment for railwaymen depending on the performance.

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Rays Power Infra appoints Rahul Mishra as CEO of its new venture

Rays Power Infra appoints Rahul Mishra as CEO of its new venture

Solar power company Rays Power Infra has appointed Rahul Mishra as the CEO to lead new business initiatives under Rays Future Energy India, said a company statement issued today.

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Railways Act Upon 3,000 Tweet Complaints Daily

Railways Act Upon 3,000 Tweet Complaints Daily

The Railway Ministry's Twitter handle @RailMinIndia, which boasts of 2.7 million followers, has become an effective tool to redress passenger grievances, and acts upon 3,000 complaints daily, according to officials.

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Air conditioned lounge at Digha station

Air conditioned lounge at Digha station

The South Eastern Railway (SER) has set up an air-conditioned lounge at the Digha train station. It will be inaugurated by Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu soon.

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Putrajaya offered RM6.6b deal to revamp Indian train stations

Putrajaya offered RM6.6b deal to revamp Indian train stations

Putrajaya will reportedly be offered a partnership to redevelop at least 20 Indian train stations across the country in a deal that could see a total investment worth around 10,000 crore Indian rupees (RM6.6 billion).

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Southern Railway releases monsoon timetable

Southern Railway releases monsoon timetable

The Southern Railway has issued its 'Monsoon schedule' (from June 10 to October 31) for trains travelling on the Konkan route.

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Renaming of Mughalsarai junction sparks row

Renaming of Mughalsarai junction sparks row

Deen Dayal Upadhayay or Lal Bahadur Shastri? This town near Varanasi, home to one of the country's iconic railway junctions, is torn between its allegiance to the two historic figures, after the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday

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Mumbai to get AC local trains from September this year

Mumbai to get AC local trains from September this year

In a move to beat the heat in Mumbai's suburban trains, Indian Railways will soon introduce air conditioned (AC) in its local trains starting from September this year, Zee Business reported.

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DIPP to soon release SOP for FDI proposal clearances

DIPP to soon release SOP for FDI proposal clearances

The commerce and industry ministry will soon come out with the standard operating procedure (SOP) for clearance of foreign investments proposals as the government has abolished the FIPB.

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Modernisation of Habibganj station picks up pace

Modernisation of Habibganj station picks up pace

The ambitious plan proposed by railway minister Suresh Prabhu has picked up pace in Bhopal, as Habibganj is set to become country's first privately run railway station.

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