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November 21, 2018, Wednesday

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India's Solar Power Capacity To Be 22 GW By March: Piyush Goyal

India's Solar Power Capacity To Be 22 GW By March: Piyush Goyal

India's solar power generation capacity would nearly double to 22 GW by the end of current fiscal and more wind power auctions would be conducted in the coming months, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

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ONGC Rescinds Pacts With Schlumberger, Halliburton

ONGC Rescinds Pacts With Schlumberger, Halliburton

Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has scrapped the initial agreements it signed with oilfield services providers Schlumberger and Halliburton to raise output from its ageing fields, and has decided to go for competitive bids, sources familiar with the matter said.

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High Oil Bill: Government Exhorts National Companies To Raise Production

High Oil Bill: Government Exhorts National Companies To Raise Production

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi setting steep target of cutting reliance on imports, the Oil Ministry has intensified monitoring of oil and gas fields given to state-owned firms like ONGC to avoid slippages in domestic output.

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Vedanta Makes $3 Billion Bet To Re-Energize Its Biggest Oilfield

Vedanta Makes $3 Billion Bet To Re-Energize Its Biggest Oilfield

India’s Vedanta Ltd. will spend $3 billion over the next three years as it seeks to expand oil reserves and nearly double output from its largest field.

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Work Begins At Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant's Unit 3

Work Begins At Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant's Unit 3

Construction work at Unit 3 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu started today. The project, in collaboration with a Russian company, is likely to be completed in a little over six years. The total cost of Unit 3 and Unit 4 -- each with a capacity to produce 1,000 megawatt or MW -- is Rs. 39,894 crore.

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CIL Subsidiary Stops Supplies To Independent Power Producers

CIL Subsidiary Stops Supplies To Independent Power Producers

A Coal India subsidiary has stopped supplies to independent power producers, acting on the government’s direction to divert stocks to generation companies catering to an unforeseen rise in electricity demand.

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Power Minister Piyush Goel Approves Rs 450 Crore For Power Sector In Gurugram

Power Minister Piyush Goel Approves Rs 450 Crore For Power Sector In Gurugram

Union Ministry of Power has accorded principle approval of Rs 450 crore for the Rs 1,350-crore scheme aimed at the development and modernisation of power sector in Gurugram.

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Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Signs Mou With EESL

Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia Signs Mou With EESL

The MoU was signed by Waled Alghreri, Chief Executive Officer, National Energy Services Company and Saurabh Kumar, Managing Director, EESL.

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Tamil Nadu Govt Proposes Rs 2,350 Solar Power Park At Ramanathapuram, Says 20,000 Persons Will Benefit

Tamil Nadu Govt Proposes Rs 2,350 Solar Power Park At Ramanathapuram, Says 20,000 Persons Will Benefit

The Tamil Nadu government proposed a series of new initiatives in various sectors, including energy and power, running into many thousands of crores of rupees.

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GNVNL Vets Proposals To Take Over Imported-coal Power Plants

GNVNL Vets Proposals To Take Over Imported-coal Power Plants

State-run Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL) is evaluating proposals to take over majority stake in the imported coal-based power plants of Tata Power, Adani Power and Essar Power.

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Coal India to generate 1 GW clean energy this fiscal: Piyush Goyal

Coal India to generate 1 GW clean energy this fiscal: Piyush Goyal

State miner Coal India (CIL) will generate one gigawatt (GW) power from renewable energy during the current fiscal as part of its plan to produce around 10 GW power overall from renewables, Union Coal, Power and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.

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Status of Rural Electrification​: ​Over 12000 Villages Electrified​ ​(As on 06.02.2017)

Whole State Of Manipur Will Be Electrified Within 2018 @ 6/29/2017 7:14:16 PM

Power Minister Thongam Biswajit has stated that the whole state, including remote areas, will be electrified within 2018.

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NTPC Plans Badarpur Waste Plant To Keep Delhi Clean

NTPC Plans Badarpur Waste Plant To Keep Delhi Clean

As Delhi runs out of dumping ground, state-run generation utility NTPC has stepped in at the behest of South Delhi Municipal Corporation and agreed to set up a solid waste management plant at its Badarpur power station, which may be put under chopping block after 2018.

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India Can Integrate 175 Gigawatts Of Renewable Energy Into The Electricity Grid: Study

India Can Integrate 175 Gigawatts Of Renewable Energy Into The Electricity Grid: Study

Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal released the first part of the study “Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electricity Grid” at an event organised here today.

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Sierra ODC Building In Coimbatore Gets World’s Second Highest Green Rating

Sierra ODC Building In Coimbatore Gets World’s Second Highest Green Rating

SIERRA ODC building looks like any other IT office building from the outside. No posh or massive structure, but if you enter the office complex of this Coimbatore-based IT solutions company, you will realise what the so-called “Green Building” means and is much talked about.

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Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 45.64 per bbl on 28.06.2017

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 45.64 per bbl on 28.06.2017

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$ 45.64 per barrel (bbl) on 28.06.2017.

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Modi Steps In To Speed Up Giant Oil PSU Plan? Cabinet Nod For HPCL, ONGC Merger Likely By August

Modi Steps In To Speed Up Giant Oil PSU Plan? Cabinet Nod For HPCL, ONGC Merger Likely By August

The Prime Minister’s Office is apparently unhappy with the slow pace of movement on the proposed amalgamation of the state-run refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd with the giant oil explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp, a move towards the government’s ambition to create a giant energy PSU of the global scale.

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Crude Oil Prices To Stay Lower Without Deeper Opec Cuts: Goldman Sachs

Opec may need to make deeper supply cuts to rebalance the oil market as booming production from Libya and Nigeria threatens to undercut the group’s efforts, according to analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

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The Writing Is On The Wall For OPEC: It Needs To Cut More

The Writing Is On The Wall For OPEC: It Needs To Cut More

Brent and WTI are in bear territory, having crashed 22% from the year's highs. You can call crude over-sold, you can put it down to technical and algorithmic trading.

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$20 Billion Investment In Shale Was A Mistake: Jacques Nasser

$20 Billion Investment In Shale Was A Mistake: Jacques Nasser

BHP Billiton's Chairman Jac Nasser said on Thursday BHP's $20 billion investment in US shale oil and gas six years ago was, in hindsight, a mistake.

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Abe Plans To Visit India In September To Promote Shinkansen Technology

Abe Plans To Visit India In September To Promote Shinkansen Technology

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is arranging to visit India in late September to attend a ceremony for a high-speed rail link using Japanese bullet-train technology, government sources said Wednesday.

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Bengaluru Calls For A Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority To Unify City's Transport Utilities

Bengaluru Calls For A Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority To Unify City's Transport Utilities

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation(BMTC) operates bus services but did you know that bus shelters are built by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP)?

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Bilaspur-Manali-leh Railway Line The Highest Rail Track In World: Here Is All You Need To Know

Bilaspur-Manali-leh Railway Line The Highest Rail Track In World: Here Is All You Need To Know

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu kicked off the final location survey of the 498-km long Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line and laid the foundation stone for the survey of the strategically vital rail project at Leh in Ladakh.

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Ashok Leyland To Consolidate CV Business; New Launches On Anvil

Ashok Leyland To Consolidate CV Business; New Launches On Anvil

Hinduja group flagship Ashok Leyland is looking at expansion of its commercial vehicle business with plans to introduce a slew of products.

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Attari Station Fence May Be Raised To 20ft

Attari Station Fence May Be Raised To 20ft

Amid growing tension between India and Pakistan, the Centre on Tuesday said it wanted the height of the fence guarding Attari railway station near the international border to be increased from the present nine feet to at least 20 feet.

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Watch Out, China: India Is Building A 'New Silk Road' Of Its Own

Watch Out, China: India Is Building A 'New Silk Road' Of Its Own

As China encircles India with its Belt and Road initiative (BRI) the 2013 rebranding of a longer-standing project to put China at the heart of a new pan-Eurasian economic order India has a continent-crossing plan of its own.

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Delhi Metro To Run 'driverless' Trains: Here Are 7 Exclusive Features A Commuter Must Know About

Delhi Metro To Run 'driverless' Trains: Here Are 7 Exclusive Features A Commuter Must Know About

Delhites will soon be able to hop on a Metro that will run without any driver. The much awaited Magneta line that connects Botanical Garden to Janakpuri West will be thrown open for commuters from October in a phased manner.

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NHAI collaborates with PFC for Green Highway in Nagpur

Madhucon Projects Bags Rs 217-cr Order From Maha Govt

Construction firm Madhucon Projects Ltd today said it received a Rs 217-crore road contract from the Maharashtra government.

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JSW Steel

JSW Steel To Spend Rs 26.8kcr To Take Capacity To 23MT By 2020

JSW Steel plans to spend Rs 26,800 crore to take its capacity to 23 million tonne per annum (MTPA) by March 2020, its Chairman Sajjan Jindal said today.

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