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Solar power is becoming the cheapest form of new electricity

Indian Clean Energy Investments Dropped 20 Per Cent To $11 Billion In 2017: BNEF

Global clean energy investments rose a marginal 3 per cent to $333.5 billion in 2017, led by China where investment in all clean energy technologies increased to $132.6 billion, up 24 per cent from 2016.

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Investment Rises In Mini-Grids As India Races To Meet Energy Goal

Investment Rises In Mini-Grids As India Races To Meet Energy Goal

Rising investment in mini-grids in India signals growing business interest in the sector, despite a lack of clear government policy, as the country races to meet its goal of providing energy for all in just two years, analysts said.

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More Green Power Could Curb India's Water, Electricity Gap - Researchers

More Green Power Could Curb India's Water, Electricity Gap - Researchers

Water shortages have disrupted India’s power plants for years, and are likely to worsen as power demands grow and climate change brings more frequent droughts - a reality that is adding urgency to government plans to boost use of renewable energy, analysts said.

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LED Bulbs Now Mandatory For Street Lighting For Civic Bodies

LED Bulbs Now Mandatory For Street Lighting For Civic Bodies

The Maharashtra government has directed all the civic bodies in the state to use energy efficient LED bulbs for street lighting.

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As Wind Energy Industry Grows, Changing Rules Get Tough For Many

As Wind Energy Industry Grows, Changing Rules Get Tough For Many

Clive Turton is not easily fazed. Though recent rounds of wind auctions in India have rattled many equipment manufacturers, he remains cheerily optimistic about industry prospects.

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Punjab Power And Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh Resigns

Punjab Power And Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh Resigns

Accused of pocketing sand mine contracts worth crores on his staff's names, Punjab Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit Singh has resigned from his post.

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Government Allows Industry To Choose Power Discom

Government Allows Industry To Choose Power Discom

A month ahead of the investors meet in UP, the state government on Monday offered yet another sop to industries by giving them the option to take power from the power distribution company of their choice.

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Schneider Electric Appoints Mohan Somasi As VP

Schneider Electric Appoints Mohan Somasi As VP

Global specialist in energy management and automation, Schneider Electric, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mohan Somasi as vice president of its India Hub Execution Center.

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LNG Price Revision

Gazprom And GAIL Successfully Renegotiate The Deal To Supply LNG To India

The 20 Year LNG Supply Deal Will Commence In 2018 As Originally Agreed In 2012

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CII Urges Govt To Bring Oil, Natural Gas Under GST

CII Urges Govt To Bring Oil, Natural Gas Under GST

Industry association CII has asked the government for inclusion of oil and natural gas in the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime at the earliest.

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After Qatar And Australia, Russia Lowers LNG Price For India

After Qatar And Australia, Russia Lowers LNG Price For India

After Qatar and Australia, India has got Russia to lower price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be imported from May that will help save millions of dollars in import bill.

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India Pitches Bigger Oil Resource Pie In Bid To Lure Investments

India Pitches Bigger Oil Resource Pie In Bid To Lure Investments

India has increased the size of its oil and natural gas resources by 50 percent because of better data, according to the country’s oil regulator.

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Indian Oil Corp Enters Into Technology Tie-ups With Israeli Companies

Indian Oil Corp Enters Into Technology Tie-ups With Israeli Companies

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the country’s largest fuel retailer, has signed Letters of Intent (LoI) with Phinergy, an Israeli start-up company, and YEDA, a technology company from Weizmann Research Institute, Israel, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

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India’s Imports Of Iran Oil In December Scheduled To Rise To Most Since March

India’s Imports Of Iran Oil In December Scheduled To Rise To Most Since March

India was scheduled to lift its biggest volume of Iranian crude in nine months in December, helping to shore up the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) producer’s oil exports to Asia last month, said a person with knowledge of the country’s tanker loading schedule.

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China's Natural Gas Consumption To Rise 10 Pct On Yr In 2018 - CNPC Research

China's Natural Gas Consumption To Rise 10 Pct On Yr In 2018 - CNPC Research

China's natural gas consumption will rise by 10 percent in 2018 to 258.7 billion cubic metres (bcm), China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) forecast on Tuesday, boosted by a steady push to replace coal with the cleaner fuel to curb air pollution.

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High Crude Price: India’s Oil Import Bill Balloons 35% To $10.34 Billion In Dec, Fuel Prices At An All-time High

High Crude Price: India’s Oil Import Bill Balloons 35% To $10.34 Billion In Dec, Fuel Prices At An All-time High

The global rally of crude oil prices may have brought cheer to members of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) but for India, which imports over 82 per cent of its crude requirement.

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Train Delays This Winter Can Be Worst In 4 Years: Survey

Train Delays This Winter Can Be Worst In 4 Years: Survey

As temperatures in parts of northern India plunge during winter, an app-based railway ticketing service has predicted that train delays in the current fog season would be the worst in the last four years.

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Four Rail Corridors To Complete ‘Golden Quadrilateral’ Likely To Get Nod In Budget

The budget is likely to approve the four remaining corridors that will complete the railways’ ambitious ‘golden quadrilateral’, connecting the four metros — Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata — through a high-speed network, officials said today.

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First-Class Pass To Be Valid For AC Local Train Rides

First-Class Pass To Be Valid For AC Local Train Rides

Western Railway has proposed to make existing first-class passes valid for air-conditioned trains in the face of growing discontent over the difficulty in buying tickets for AC locals.

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Kozhikode Cleanest Railway Station In India, Hazrat Nizamuddin Gets Lowest Rating, Reveals Travel Website Data

Kozhikode Cleanest Railway Station In India, Hazrat Nizamuddin Gets Lowest Rating, Reveals Travel Website Data

Railways is the most popular means of transport in India that carries a daily ridership of 25+ million from across the country.

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