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Power Grid Corp Outbids Companies To Set Up Vindhyachal – Varanasi 765kv Transmission Line

Power Grid Corp Outbids Companies To Set Up Vindhyachal – Varanasi 765kv Transmission Line

India’s largest power transmission utility, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited has emerged as the successful bidder to establish Vindhyachal – Varanasi 765kV Transmission line as part of New WR-NR 765 kV Inter-Regional Corridor.

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Hindustan Zinc Bags Gold For Solar Power Projects

Hindustan Zinc Bags Gold For Solar Power Projects

Hindustan Zinc’s Solar Power projects at Dariba (4.8 MWp) & Debari (14.4 MWp) have been awarded – Gold Award Winner in the Rising Category as Best Performing Project of the Year (Technical Performance) on Utility Scale Solar Energy at the RE ASSETS Excellence Awards Summit held in Delhi on 2nd February 2018.

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BHEL Bags Rs 560 Crore Order From NTPC For Emission Control Equipment

BHEL Bags Rs 560 Crore Order From NTPC For Emission Control Equipment

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), the country’s largest powerequipment manufacturer, today announced it has bagged a Rs 500 crore order from stat-run power generator NTPC Ltd for supplying emission controlequipment.

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Firms Bid Rs2.44 Per Unit In India’s Wind Power Auction

Firms Bid Rs2.44 Per Unit In India’s Wind Power Auction

India’s wind power tariff firmed up to Rs2.44 per unit in an auction conducted by state-run Solar Energy Corp. of India (SECI) for 2 gigawatt (GW) of wind power contracts that ended on late Tuesday evening, said a person aware of the development.

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CIL To Have Own Railway Rakes To Transport Coal

CIL To Have Own Railway Rakes To Transport Coal

With coal shortage at power stations leading to generation losses at frequent intervals (in January, state-run NTPC had complained to the power ministry about critical fuel shortage at four of its plants), the government has come out with a permanent solution to the issue.

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TN Among Nine Global Market Leaders In Renewables

TN Among Nine Global Market Leaders In Renewables

A new research by US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) on Wednesday showed how nine major global power markets, including India's Tamil Nadu.

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Coal Sector: Stricter Regulation, Lack Of Tech And Cost Overruns Major Challenges

Coal Sector: Stricter Regulation, Lack Of Tech And Cost Overruns Major Challenges

At a time when the Central government is battling the problem of low coal stocks in over 50 power plants in the country, a study by Coal India Ltd (CIL) has listed out the headwinds impacting the coal sector.

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Railways To Issue Tenders For Solar Projects On Its Unused Land

Railways To Issue Tenders For Solar Projects On Its Unused Land

The Indian Railways will call tenders to award contracts to set up 3,000 mw of solar power projects on its unused land, rail and coal minister Piyush Goyal said.

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Installed Wind Power Capacity In EU Breaks Record

Installed Wind Power Capacity In EU Breaks Record

Wind power capacity in the European Union (EU) touched 169 gigawatts in 2017, an increase of 20 per cent compared to the previous year, breaking an earlier record, according to an annual report released on Tuesday.

 

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UK-Based Liberty House Wants To Bid For Bhushan Power & Steel

UK-Based Liberty House Wants To Bid For Bhushan Power & Steel

UK-based Liberty House Group said it was interested in bidding for Bhushan Power & Steel and sought an extension to the deadline to submit its resolution plan for the bankrupt company.

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Wind Auction Bids Stay On The Lower Side Between Rs 2.47 And 2.65 Per Unit

Wind Auction Bids Stay On The Lower Side Between Rs 2.47 And 2.65 Per Unit

The country’s largest ever wind auction of 2,000 MW has received bids ranging from Rs 2.47 to Rs 2.65 per unit, close to the record low ofRs 2.43, from major players in the sector.

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34.8KW Solar Rooftop Plant At Diamond Grading Institute

34.8KW Solar Rooftop Plant At Diamond Grading Institute

The International Institute of Diamond Grading and Research (IIDGR), a part of the world’s leading De Beers Group, has become the first international company in the Diamond City to install a 34.8 kilowatt solar roof at its grading and inscription facility.

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Opinion: Coal Jobs Won't Come Back - But There Are Other Ways To Help Coal Country

Opinion: Coal Jobs Won't Come Back - But There Are Other Ways To Help Coal Country

It was always obvious that Donald Trump would never be able to keep his promise - made both as candidate and president - that he would bring coal jobs back to battered mining communities.

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France's Macron Does Not Rule Out Building New Nuclear Reactors

France's Macron Does Not Rule Out Building New Nuclear Reactors

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he would not rule out France building new nuclear reactors to replacing state-controlled utility EDF's ageing reactors.

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Iranian Prez To Begin His India Visit From Hyderabad

Iranian Prez To Begin His India Visit From Hyderabad

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will address a gathering of Muslim intellectuals and clerics during his two-day visit to Hyderabad starting tomorrow, official sources said Wednesday.

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OVL Offers To Invest $6.2 Bn In Iranian Gas Field

OVL Offers To Invest $6.2 Bn In Iranian Gas Field

With negotiations stuck over pricing of natural gas, ONGC Videsh Ltd has offered to invest USD 6.2 billion in development of Iran's giant Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf while leaving the marketing of gas to Tehran.

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US Shale Boom Could Force OPEC To Take Action: Here's How India Can Benefit

US Shale Boom Could Force OPEC To Take Action: Here's How India Can Benefit

The U.S. shale revolution could prove to be a game changer for India, if the latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) is to be believed.

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Oil Stable On Weaker Dollar And Healthy Economic Growth, But Pockets Of Oversupply Linger

Oil Stable On Weaker Dollar And Healthy Economic Growth, But Pockets Of Oversupply Linger

Oil prices were stable on Wednesday, supported by healthy economic growth and expectations that a weaker dollar could spur fuel demand.

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PM To Interact With India Inc At 'Magnetic Maharashtra' Conclave

PM To Interact With India Inc At 'Magnetic Maharashtra' Conclave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with top business heads and CEOs during the three-day 'Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018' starting here on Sunday.

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Australia's North West Shelf In Arbitration With S.Korea's Kogas -Woodside

Australia's North West Shelf In Arbitration With S.Korea's Kogas -Woodside

Australia's North West Shelf (NWS) Project has taken South Korea's Korea Gas Corp(KOGAS) into arbitration over a liquefied natural gas (LNG) contract, chief executive of the venture's operator said on Wednesday, arguing that KOGAS owes NWS money.

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Centre Mulls Independent Probe Into Cochin Shipyard Blast

Centre Mulls Independent Probe Into Cochin Shipyard Blast

A blast inside the water ballast of an ONGC tanker ship that killed five persons on Tuesday at the Cochin Shipyard here is being taken seriously by the Centre and an independent probe is likely, said a Union Minister.

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Work To Start From June 2018, Should Be Completed By 2022

Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Work To Start From June 2018, Should Be Completed By 2022

The Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor (MAHSR) is a visionary move to upgrade India’s rail network. A National High-Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (NHSRCL) official said.

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Special Train Announced

Special Train Announced

Eastern Railway will run a special train from Budge Budge to Sealdah on February 19 to mark the 122nd return day of Swami Vivekananda from Chicago where the monk had delivered a historic lecture, railway sources said.

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GMR Infra Q3 Net Loss At Rs 566 Crore

GMR Infra Q3 Net Loss At Rs 566 Crore

GMR Infrastructure today reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 565.94 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2017.

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Railways Plans Faster Trains On Select High-Speed Corridors

Railways Plans Faster Trains On Select High-Speed Corridors

In a bid to run faster trains on select high-speed corridors, Indian Railways is working on new plans which is likely come by April this year.

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Clean Loo, Clean Linen; Rajdhani Express' Image Makeover Under "Operation Swarn"

Clean Loo, Clean Linen; Rajdhani Express' Image Makeover Under "Operation Swarn"

After years of complaints about hygiene, stale food, inadequate facilities on trains, the Indian Railways have virtually put luxury on tracks, with the Western Railway's premier Rajdhani Express getting refurbished coaches under the government's "Operation Swarn".

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Train Status: Misty Wednesday Morning; 11 Trains Cancelled Due To Fog In Delhi

Train Status: Misty Wednesday Morning; 11 Trains Cancelled Due To Fog In Delhi

It was a misty Wednesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 10.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average, the weather office said.

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