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U.S. Solar Panel Import Tariff To Hit European, Asian Manufacturers

U.S. Solar Panel Import Tariff To Hit European, Asian Manufacturers

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on solar panel imports is a blow to a booming global industry, and hit stocks in European and Asian solar groups on fears their business might suffer.

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Sasan Plant May Shut Down In March For Lack Of Coal: HC Told

Sasan Plant May Shut Down In March For Lack Of Coal: HC Told

The threat of a shutdown is looming large over the operation of Reliance Power's 3,960 megawatt power project in Madhya Pradesh if it is not allowed to mine coal in excess of the cap set by the Centre, the company told Delhi High Court today.

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NTPC

Coordination Committee For Implementation Of NTCP In Haryana

Haryana government has constituted a state-level coordination committee headed by Additional Chief Secretary or Principal Secretary, Health department, for the overall implementation of National Tobacco Control Programme in the state.

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Reliance Energy To Set Up EV Charging Stations In Mumbai

Reliance Energy To Set Up EV Charging Stations In Mumbai

Reliance Energy today said it plans to set up over 15 electric vehicle charging stations across its distribution license area in suburban Mumbai over the next three years. The company, which recently sold its entire Mumbai power business to Adani Transmission for over Rs 18,800 crore, plans to start more than 15 charging stations in the next three years. "Apart …

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India To Have First 10 MW Utility Scale Storage This Year

India To Have First 10 MW Utility Scale Storage This Year

AES India and Mitsubishi began construction of India's first utility-scale energy storage system of 10 MW which would be ready this year.

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PM Modi At Davos: India Making Rapid Strides In Renewable Energy

PM Modi At Davos: India Making Rapid Strides In Renewable Energy

India is making rapid strides in the renewable energy arena and has successfully met a large part of its green energy generation targets, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during his speech at the opening session of the 2018 World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland.

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CBI To Investigate NTPC, MMTC, Others Over Coal Imports

CBI To Investigate NTPC, MMTC, Others Over Coal Imports

India’s federal investigator will probe top State-run utility NTPC and State-owned company MMTC, over whether they were involved in a scheme to import inferior quality coal from Indonesia and pass it off as superior grade.

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India Ranks 3rd Among Top 10 Countries For LEED Green Buildings

India Ranks 3rd Among Top 10 Countries For LEED Green Buildings

India ranks third on the US Green Building Council's (USGBC) annual ranking of the top 10 countries for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified buildings.

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India’s First Grid-Scale Electricity Storage System Inaugurated

India’s First Grid-Scale Electricity Storage System Inaugurated

AES India, a subsidiary of US-based AES Corporation, and Mitsubishi Corp today started construction on India's first utility-scale energy storagesystem, a 10 Megawatt (MW) facility that will serve the electric grid operated by Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd, the power distribution arm of Tata Power.

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PM Modi's Constituency Checks Power Theft With Underground Cables

PM Modi's Constituency Checks Power Theft With Underground Cables

In a country that loses a quarter of its electricity to theft, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency — Varanasi — has shown a way out by pushing distribution cables underground and deploying technology to track illegal connections.

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Bijli Bacho: Switch To DC With No Power Shortage

Bijli Bacho: Switch To DC With No Power Shortage

If you are tired of paying high power bills, a new formula of Solar DC Inverterless system has been carved out by IIT Madras students.

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MSEDCL Unearths Power Thefts Worth Over Rs 2 Crore In Vidarbha

MSEDCL Unearths Power Thefts Worth Over Rs 2 Crore In Vidarbha

In the last three days, MSEDCL teams have unearthed power theft worth over Rs 2 crore in Vidarbha. Over 2,000 theft cases have been detected.

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Kalpataru Power Bags New Orders Worth Rs 871 Crore

Kalpataru Power Bags New Orders Worth Rs 871 Crore

Kalpataru Power Transmission (KPTL), a leadingglobal EPC player in the power and infrastructure contracting sectorhas secured new orders worth Rs 871 crore.

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CBI Begins Probe Into Rs 487 Crore Coal Import Scam

CBI Begins Probe Into Rs 487 Crore Coal Import Scam

The CBI has begun a probe into a Rs 487-crore scam related to over valuation of inferior quality of coal imported from Indonesia, which was passed on to NTPC and other power generation companies in collusion with officials.

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Why Union Budget 2018 Is The Last Hope To Achieving PM Modi's Big Solar Dream For 2022

Why Union Budget 2018 Is The Last Hope To Achieving PM Modi's Big Solar Dream For 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November had set an ambitious target of having 175 gigawatts (GW) installed capacity of renewable energy by 2022. Of this, 100 GW is expected from solar power and 60 GW coming from wind power projects.

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India Can Get All Petrol, Diesel Vehicles Off Roads By 2030. Here’s What It Will Take To Go Electric

India Can Get All Petrol, Diesel Vehicles Off Roads By 2030. Here’s What It Will Take To Go Electric

In April, Piyush Goyal, the power minister at the time, claimed that India would introduce electric vehicles with such vigour that by 2030, there would be no petrol or diesel vehicle left to register.

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CPPIB To Acquire ADB’s 6.3 Per Cent Stake In ReNew Power

CPPIB To Acquire ADB’s 6.3 Per Cent Stake In ReNew Power

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has agreed to invest $144 million in alternative energy firm ReNew Power as global investors continue to back clean energy assets in the country.

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Oil Industry's Budget 2018 Wish List: Less Cess, More Royalty, Customs Duty Tweak

Oil Industry's Budget 2018 Wish List: Less Cess, More Royalty, Customs Duty Tweak

Cut in oil cess, rise in royalty proportionate to coal bed methane (CBM) output, waiver of customs duties on capital goods for new refineries and exemption of excise duty on CNG are some of the key measures the oil industry wants the government to include in its budget proposals this year.

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Rs 72.38 A Litre: Petrol Prices Hit Highest Level Since Modi Came To Power

Rs 72.38 A Litre: Petrol Prices Hit Highest Level Since Modi Came To Power

Petrol prices on Tuesday hit the highest level since the BJP government came to power in 2014, and diesel touched a record high of Rs 63.20 a litre, prompting the oil ministry to seek a cut in excise duty.

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Essar Group Eyes Rs 600-crore Turnover From CBM Next Fiscal

Essar Group Eyes Rs 600-crore Turnover From CBM Next Fiscal

The Essar Group expects turnover from coal bed methane (CBM) to touch ?600 crore in 2018-19 and double that in the subsequent two years, according to Vilas Tawde, chief executive officer of Essar Oil and Gas Exploration and Production.

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ONGC Gets Govt Nod To Sell Stake In IOC, GAIL To Fund HPCL Buy

ONGC Gets Govt Nod To Sell Stake In IOC, GAIL To Fund HPCL Buy

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd (ONGC) has received approval from the government to sell its stake in Indian Oil Corp.

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Budget 2018: Will Petrol, Diesel Prices Fall After February 1? Oil Ministry Pushes For Excise Duty Cut

Budget 2018: Will Petrol, Diesel Prices Fall After February 1? Oil Ministry Pushes For Excise Duty Cut

After three and a half years, the petrol price in Mumbai breached the Rs 80 per litre mark on Monday on back of higher crude oil prices, completely reversing the impact of excise duty cut announced in October when it was just 1 paisa short of hitting Rs 80.

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BP CEO Bob Dudley Looks To Join Hands With Mukesh Ambani’s RIL For Petrol, Diesel Retail Business

BP CEO Bob Dudley Looks To Join Hands With Mukesh Ambani’s RIL For Petrol, Diesel Retail Business

P Plc CEO Bob Dudley has said that the British oil major is looking at fuel retail business with Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries (RIL).

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OPEC Kingpin Saudi Arabia 'Anxious' About The 'Fragility' Of The Oil Market

OPEC Kingpin Saudi Arabia 'Anxious' About The 'Fragility' Of The Oil Market

The recent oil price rally hasn't been enough to calm the nerves of OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia.

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AG&P To Finish India LNG Terminal By Mid-2019 - Mr Gan

AG&P To Finish India LNG Terminal By Mid-2019 - Mr Gan

Manila Times reported that Philippine-based Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Co. (AG&P) is slated to complete the construction of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in India by mid-2019, according to its top executive.

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Intensify Exploration In Ultra-Deep Water Oil & Gas Fields, Recommends PHD Chamber

Intensify Exploration In Ultra-Deep Water Oil & Gas Fields, Recommends PHD Chamber

PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry and CRISIL have recommended a way forward for hydrocarbon sector, emphasizing on lowering of their imports by increasing domestic production and improving strategic alliances with oil and gas exporting nations as it can help India achieve energy security.

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Indian Oil Corp Rises On Bonus Issue Proposal

Indian Oil Corp Rises On Bonus Issue Proposal

Indian Oil Corporation rose 2.34% to Rs 391.35 at 10:54 IST on BSE after the company said that its board may consider bonus issue of shares along with its announcement of Q3 December 2017 results in a meeting scheduled on 30 January 2018.

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India Sees Scope For More Integration Among State Energy Companies

India Sees Scope For More Integration Among State Energy Companies

India could see more integration among state oil companies, its oil minister said on Monday, following top producer ONGC`s $5.8 billion deal last week to buy a majority stake in refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd.

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Pradhan Justifies Exempting ONGC From Open Offer For HPCL

Pradhan Justifies Exempting ONGC From Open Offer For HPCL

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday cited the four-decade old Nationalisation Act to justify exempting ONGC from making an open offer after acquiring the government's 51.11 per cent stake in HPCL.

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Oil Ministry Seeks Cut In Excise Duty On Petrol, Diesel In Budget 2018

Oil Ministry Seeks Cut In Excise Duty On Petrol, Diesel In Budget 2018

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas is pushing for a cut in excise duty on petrol and diesel in the upcoming 2018/19 budget to cushion the impact of rising oil prices on its vast consumer base, two oil ministry officials told Reuters on Monday.

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India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway By 2019, Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway By 2019, Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway (TH) is likely to be operational by December 2019, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said today.

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FM Arun Jaitley Invites ASEAN Nations To Invest In India’s Infrastructure, Services

FM Arun Jaitley Invites ASEAN Nations To Invest In India’s Infrastructure, Services

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today invited ASEAN nations to invest in India, especially in infrastructure and services, saying the country is getting globally integrated in terms of trade and investments.

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Rajen Gohain

Foundation Stone For Rlway Projects Worth Rs 3618 Crore Laid

Union Minister Rajen Gohain today laid the foundation stone for railway projects worth Rs 3618 crore on Kanyakumari-Nagercoil-Thiruvananthapuram section at a function here.

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$2 Trillion Investment, Pm Modi Never Aims Small: Piyush Goyal To NDTV

$2 Trillion Investment, Pm Modi Never Aims Small: Piyush Goyal To NDTV

India is looking at an investment of two trillion dollars in infrastructure over the next two years, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum at Davos; India is attending the annual event for the first time in two decades.

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Bullet Train In India A New Challenge: Hitachi Chairman Hiroaki Nakanishi

Bullet Train In India A New Challenge: Hitachi Chairman Hiroaki Nakanishi

Hitachi Ltd., the diversified Japanese conglomerate, said it’s seeking to double sales in the South Asian region where the company’s “most important project” is India’s first bullet train line.

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Scrap All Scrap, Generate Revenue From Sales: Rlys To Zones

Scrap All Scrap, Generate Revenue From Sales: Rlys To Zones

The Railways has directed its zones to get rid of all scrap by the end of this fiscal, not only to keep rail premises clean, but also to generate additional revenue from its sale.

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World Is Recognising India As Country Of Tomorrow: Minister Piyush Goyal At WEF

World Is Recognising India As Country Of Tomorrow: Minister Piyush Goyal At WEF

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal at World Economic Forum in Davos said that the delegation at the forum is giving out the message of ‘New India 2022’ that the Government is working hard to achieve.

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Train Collision Averted In Up, Pilots Suspended

Train Collision Averted In Up, Pilots Suspended

A major train collision was averted on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday as the Pune-Hazrat Nizamuddin AC Superfast Express reportedly overshot a red signal at Mathura Junction and braked just a short distance behind another express train.

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Train Status: Cloudy Tuesday Morning Disrupts Railways Schedule, 16 Trains Cancelled

Train Status: Cloudy Tuesday Morning Disrupts Railways Schedule, 16 Trains Cancelled

It was a cloudy morning here on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, the weather office said.

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Budget 2018: Here’s How Govt Plans To Make Train Journeys Safer

Budget 2018: Here’s How Govt Plans To Make Train Journeys Safer

In the upcoming Union Budget, which would also comprise the Railway Budget, the Narendra Modi government is expected to make some big announcements with regard to the Indian Railways.

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Central Railway, Western Railway Mega Block On Republic Day Weekend

Central Railway, Western Railway Mega Block On Republic Day Weekend

The Railways and Indian Army will carry out vital work on the foot-overbridge (FOB) at Elphinstone Road-Parel station between January 26 to 28. However, the mega block will be during night hours so the chances of peak hour trains getting affected remain low.

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Goodbye Shatabdi, Hello World-class Train 18 By June?

Goodbye Shatabdi, Hello World-class Train 18 By June?

In a bid to cut travel time and provide a comfortable journey to its passengers, the Indian Railways is reportedly all set to introduce a world-class train in the country by June this year, and another by 2020.

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Minister Reviews Performance Of Railways

Minister Reviews Performance Of Railways

Rajen Gohain, Union minister of state of railways (G) visited Southern Railway and conducted performance review meeting at Southern Railway Headquarters in Chennai on Monday.

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