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November 21, 2018, Wednesday

LATEST NEWS UPDATES ON ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE FROM ACROSS THE MEDIA SPACE

‘Uday’ Gets Discoms Back In Shape, Boosts Power Supply

Centre Has No Plan To Cut Tenure Of Long-term PPAs To 5 Years

The Centre has made it clear that it has no plan to reduce the tenure of long-term power purchase agreements (PPA) from 25 years to five years and it is entirely for distribution companies (discoms) to decide how they manage power purchase portfolio.

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China's Southern Power Grid Participates In Bidding Of Transmission Projects In India

China's Southern Power Grid Participates In Bidding Of Transmission Projects In India

Unfazed by the recent escalation in diplomatic tensions between India and China due to continuing standoff over the Doklam trijunction, China’s state-owned Southern Power Grid is participating in competitive bidding for at least three transmission projects here.

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Lawmakers Pitch For More Focus On Renewable Sources Of Energy

Lawmakers Pitch For More Focus On Renewable Sources Of Energy

Opposition lawmakers today asked the government to put adequate focus on renewable sources of energy to cut dependency on fossil fuel, saying time has come to take the matter seriously.

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Power Cuts Cost India Sufficient To Power Sri Lanka For A Year: World Resources Institute

Power Cuts Cost India Sufficient To Power Sri Lanka For A Year: World Resources Institute

Water shortage related power shut offs in 2016 ranging from days to months, cost India about 14 tera watt-hours (TWh) of thermal electricity generation which is sufficient to power Sri Lanka for an entire year, as per a report by World Resources Institute.

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News 66.72 Crore Energy Saving LED Bulbs Sold In India: Piyush Goyal

News 66.72 Crore Energy Saving LED Bulbs Sold In India: Piyush Goyal

The Central Government motivated drive to transform India into an ‘energy efficiency’ country has received a major push having sold 66.72 crore LED bulbs against its target to replace 77 crore incandescent bulbs by March 2019.

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India's Renewable Energy Sector Can Create 300,000 New Jobs By 2020

India's Renewable Energy Sector Can Create 300,000 New Jobs By 2020

Over 300,000 Indians could find jobs in the wind and solar industry over the next five years if the country works towards its 2022 target of 160 GW.

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India Hopes To Bring Light From First US Nuclear Power Plant

India Hopes To Bring Light From First US Nuclear Power Plant

As Westinghouse is already struggling to win more business for the AP1000 reactor, India’s continuation with talks may be consolatory as the job has become much harder after the suspension of two of the four reactors in the US.

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Coal Consumers Being Taxed Much Less Under GST: Piyush Goyal

Coal Consumers Being Taxed Much Less Under GST: Piyush Goyal

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime in effect from last month has reduced the incidence of tax on coal to 5 per cent, as compared to a cumulative tax of more than 13 per cent on account of various indirect taxes earlier, Parliament was informed on Thursday.

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Centre Proposes Incentivising Hydel Projects Facing Time, Cost Overruns

Centre Proposes Incentivising Hydel Projects Facing Time, Cost Overruns

The Centre has proposed bringing all hydropower projects across the central, state and private sectors, irrespective of capacity, under the renewable category.

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48 Stations Go Green, Turn On Led Lights

48 Stations Go Green, Turn On Led Lights

Taking a step forward in reducing energy consumption, the North East Frontier Railway (NFR) has converted 48 stations under it into 100% LED bulb lighting system.

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Anti-dumping Authority Recommends Import Duty On Solar And Wind Energy Equipment From China

Anti-dumping Authority Recommends Import Duty On Solar And Wind Energy Equipment From China

Anti-dumping authorities have recommended action against key Chinese components for windmills, and are considering a similar petition for solar equipment, delivering another blow to the flood of cheap imports from Beijing and potentially arresting the steep fall in renewable energy tariffs.

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Anil Agarwal-Led Vedanta Among Top Companies In Disclosure Index

Anil Agarwal-Led Vedanta Among Top Companies In Disclosure Index

Global diversified natural resources company Vedanta Limited has received one of the highest rankings in the "India Disclosure Index 2017" by the business advisory firm FTI Consulting.

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Indianoil Board Gives Its Nod For Gujarat Refinery Expansion By 4.3 MMTPA

Indianoil Board Gives Its Nod For Gujarat Refinery Expansion By 4.3 MMTPA

The IndianOil Board, in its meeting on 3rd August 2017, gave Stage-I approval for expansion of the Corporation’s Gujarat Refinery from the existing 13.7 to 18 Million Metric Tonnes Per Annum (MMTPA) of crude oil processing capacity at an estimated cost of Rs. 15,034 crore.

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Indian Oil plans $2.4 billion expansion of Gujarat refinery

Indian Oil plans $2.4 billion expansion of Gujarat refinery

The plan, announced on Friday, will enable the plant in Gujarat state to process 360,000 barrels per day (bdp) of oil by the end of 2021.

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HPCL Stocks Rally On Higher Than Expected GRM

HPCL Stocks Rally On Higher Than Expected GRM

HPCL on Friday reported a 49.2 per cent drop in net profit for the April-June quarter on a sequential basis but its shares still surged by 8.65 per cent on higher-than-expected gross refining margin (GRM).

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IOC Stocks On Fire

IOC Stocks On Fire

IOC’s stocks rose 4.70 per cent in early trading on Friday at the BSE, extending yesterday’s gains triggered by the report that the government has decided to phase out kerosene subsidy.

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Chinese Refiners Could Make Competition More Intense In Fuel Export Market

Chinese Refiners Could Make Competition More Intense In Fuel Export Market

China’s fast-growing refining capacity has fueled its crude demand, raising the prospect that the Dragon might soon replace the US as the world’s biggest oil importer.

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Reliance Industries Wins Prestigious ‘Dupont Operational Excellence Award’

Reliance Industries Wins Prestigious ‘Dupont Operational Excellence Award’

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has been adjudged the Global Winner of ‘The DuPont Operational Excellence Award – 2017’. The bi-annual DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards recognise the most significant innovative projects delivering concrete results.

 

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Why India Doesn’t Need To Worry About Oil Prices In Near Future

Why India Doesn’t Need To Worry About Oil Prices In Near Future

Oil has fallen out of favour in recent years, with prices dropping by more than half since mid-2014. From about $115 per barrel in mid-2014, Brent crude oil prices fell to a 12-year low of close to $28 by January 2016, before settling around $50 per barrel.

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Govt To Sell Stake In Four Defence Companies Via IPO

Govt To Sell Stake In Four Defence Companies Via IPO

Indian Oil Corp Ltd said it is in talks with its partners to scout for an alternative, cheaper site for the Pacific Northwest LNG terminal after the recent pullout of the lead developer cast doubt on the future of the Canadian project.

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After Crude Oil Market, Look What Electric Car Revolution Is Disrupting Now

After Crude Oil Market, Look What Electric Car Revolution Is Disrupting Now

The revolution in electric vehicles set to upturn industries from energy to infrastructure is also creating winners and losers within the world’s biggest metals markets.

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Oil Subdued On High OPEC Supplies, Rising US Production

Oil Subdued On High OPEC Supplies, Rising US Production

Oil markets opened weak on Friday, with US crude remaining below $50 per barrel, restrained by rising output from the United States as well as producer club Opec.

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We Have Targeted Subsidy Only For Those Who Need Kerosene: Dharmendra Pradhan, Oil Minister

We Have Targeted Subsidy Only For Those Who Need Kerosene: Dharmendra Pradhan, Oil Minister

When we came to power the subsidy burden on kerosene was around Rs 30,000 crore. In the first year of our government the subsidy burden on kerosene was around Rs 25,600 crore.

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Home Delivery Of Fuels To Be A Reality Soon, Oil Firms In Talks With PESO

Home Delivery Of Fuels To Be A Reality Soon, Oil Firms In Talks With PESO

Home-delivery of petrol and diesel will be a reality soon with the government-owned fuel retailers in advanced talks with Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization (PESO) on formulation of safety norms and issuance of licenses, Sanjiv Singh, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Chairman and Managing Director said.

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Railways Earned Rs 1,400 Cr From Canceled Tickets In 2016-17

Railways Earned Rs 1,400 Cr From Canceled Tickets In 2016-17

The Railways earned Rs 1,400 crore from ticket cancellation charges in 2016-17, an increase of 25 per cent from the previous fiscal, the government today said.

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Essar Ports Enters Pact To Build Coal Terminal In Mozambique

Essar Ports Enters Pact To Build Coal Terminal In Mozambique

Essar Ports today said it has entered into a concession pact with Mozambique government to develop a new 20 MTPA coal terminal at Beira Port in the Southeast African country.

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AIIB To Provide $329 Mn Loan For Gujarat Rural Road Projects

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will provide a $329 million to finance rural road projects in the state of Gujarat. A pact to this effect was signed on Friday.

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Chabahar Port In Iran Will Be Functional Within 12-18 Months: Gadkari

Chabahar Port In Iran Will Be Functional Within 12-18 Months: Gadkari

The strategic Chabahar Port located in the Sistan-Balochistan province of Iran will start functioning within 12-18 months.

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NBCC Planning To Take Up Redevelopment Projects In Uttar Pradesh

NBCC Planning To Take Up Redevelopment Projects In Uttar Pradesh

NBCC (India) Limited, the government’s construction arm, is now planning to take up redevelopment projects in Uttar Pradesh.

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After CAG Rap, Indian Railways To Remove One Toilet Each From 40,000 Coaches To Create Space

After CAG Rap, Indian Railways To Remove One Toilet Each From 40,000 Coaches To Create Space

Indian Railways has decided to remove one toilet each from over 40 thousand coaches citing space constraints. As per reports, the Indian Railways lacks sufficient space to keep food trays and beverages in train coaches.

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Transport Ministry Reviews For Developing National Highways Along Coastline

Transport Ministry Reviews For Developing National Highways Along Coastline

The Road Transport and Highways ministry has taken up detailed review of national highways along coastline. Informing this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on August 3, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Radhakrishnan said.

 

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More Than 1,300 Trains Could Get Infotainment Services As Railtel Floats Tender

More Than 1,300 Trains Could Get Infotainment Services As Railtel Floats Tender

Indian Railways wants to make your train rides more enjoyable. PSU RailTel has floated a tender to bring on-demand content services to over 1,300 long-distance trains across various routes in India, it told Gadgets 360.

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Nitin Gadkari At GoM: ‘expedite Nod To Infra Projects, Char Dham’

Nitin Gadkari At GoM: ‘expedite Nod To Infra Projects, Char Dham’

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has sought to fast-track key infrastructure projects, including the Char Dham scheme, and reached out to all the stakeholders for quicker clearances.

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MMRC Asked To Integrate Metro With Suburban Rly

MMRC Asked To Integrate Metro With Suburban Rly

Even though Rs 40000 crore is being spent on the three Metro rails --- Colaba-Bandra-Sepz (Metro 3), Andheri (E)-Dahisar (E) (Metro 7) and Dahisar-DN Nagar (Metro 2A)

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No Meals, Lower Fare: New Booking Option In Some Rajdhani, Duronto Trains

No Meals, Lower Fare: New Booking Option In Some Rajdhani, Duronto Trains

The next time you book your tickets on premier trains like Rajdhani and Duronto, note this change. Catering services have been made optional in some trains.

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Mughalsarai To Be Renamed As Deen Dayal Upadhyay Railway Station

Mughalsarai To Be Renamed As Deen Dayal Upadhyay Railway Station

The central government has given green signal to the proposal of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh to rename Mughalsarai railway station – one of the oldest railway stations in India.

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Nitin Gadkari Reveals Government’s Plan To Provide Roadside Amenities Like Parking, ATMs On National Highways

Nitin Gadkari Reveals Government’s Plan To Provide Roadside Amenities Like Parking, ATMs On National Highways

Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari revealed government’s plans to provide wayside amenities along the national highways across the country on every 50 km on Thursday, reported PTI.

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