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India Draws $10 Billion Solar Financing In 2017

India Draws $10 Billion Solar Financing In 2017

Indian solar industry attracted $10 billion financing in 2017, more than double from $4 billion in 2016, as projects gathered steam on the back of Narendra Modi government’s push to create 100 GW (giga watt) solar power capacity by 2022.

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Promoting Electric Cars Can Be Very Expensive, Says BP's Spencer Dale

Promoting Electric Cars Can Be Very Expensive, Says BP's Spencer Dale

India should push two-wheelers and three-wheelers among electric vehicles and encourage use of natural gas for cars since promoting electric cars can be very expensive, the group chief economist of British oil and gas company BP has said.

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Comm Mining: Par Panel Asks CIL To Reassess Its Strength, Weaknesses

Comm Mining: Par Panel Asks CIL To Reassess Its Strength, Weaknesses

In the wake of government opening up the coal mining to the private sector companies for commercial use, a parliamentary panel today said that state-owned CIL should review its areas of strength and weaknesses in order to remain competitive in the sector.

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Power Reforms And The Bengal Model

Power Reforms And The Bengal Model

Why do the lights go out more often in some Indian States than others? While India has recently seen great gains in generation capacity and rural electrification, many utilities are still trapped in a vicious cycle of underpayment, underinvestment, and dismal performance.

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Par Panel For Formulation Of New Hydro Policy

A Parliamentary panel has asked the government to formulate a new hydro power policy to address various issues related to the sector and harness the potential renewable source of the energy.

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Subsidising Renewable Energy Makes Sense: BP

Subsidising Renewable Energy Makes Sense: BP

Supporting the incubation of renewable energy and letting it grow till it can compete with traditional sources is a sensible approach, says Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist at BP.

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NTPC Tenders 2.75 GW Of Solar Projects

NTPC Tenders 2.75 GW Of Solar Projects

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd has tendered two grid-connected large-scale utility solar PV power projects, to be installed in different states of India.

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NTPC Raised US$ 400 million from international markets

NTPC Raised US$ 400 million from international markets

NTPC Limited (NTPC) announced on Tuesday that it has successfully raised $400 million from the global markets.

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Electrification Of Villages On In Arunachal : Min

Itanagar, Mar 13 (PTI) Arunachal Pradesh Power Minister Tamiyo Taga today said villages in interior areas are being brought under solar energy supply and the cent per cent electrification of all villages in the state was on to meet the April end target of this year.

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India's Largest Wind Turbine Generator Commissioned By Suzlon

India's Largest Wind Turbine Generator Commissioned By Suzlon

Renewable solution provider Suzlon Group today announced the installation and commissioning of its new product, S128, claiming it to be the largest wind turbine generator (WTG) in India.

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Flexible Use Of Coal By Power Plants Led To Saving Of Rs 646 Cr

Flexible Use Of Coal By Power Plants Led To Saving Of Rs 646 Cr

The flexible use of domestic coal by power plants has resulted in savings of Rs 646 crore in the April-February period of the ongoing fiscal.

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PowerGrid Inks Pact With SBI For Rs 5,000 Crore Loan

PowerGrid Inks Pact With SBI For Rs 5,000 Crore Loan

State-owned Power Grid Corp said that it has entered into an agreement with State Bank of India for Rs 5,000 crore term loan for meeting its capital expenditure.

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NTPC Is Now A 52000 MW Plus Company; Commissions Third Unit Of 800 Me Kudgi Super Thermal Power Station

NTPC Is Now A 52000 MW Plus Company; Commissions Third Unit Of 800 Me Kudgi Super Thermal Power Station

India’s largest power generator NTPC Ltd. has commissioned 3rd unit of the 800 MW Kudgi Super Thermal Power Station with effect from March 12, 2018. With this, the total capacity of Kudgi Super Thermal Power Station has gone up to 2400 MW.

 

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NLC India To Invest Rs 1.3 Trillion To Increase Mining, Power Capacity

NLC India To Invest Rs 1.3 Trillion To Increase Mining, Power Capacity

NLC India, a Navaratna company that comes under the Union coal ministry, has lined up a capital expenditure of Rs 1.29 trillion for increasing its mining and power generation capacity.

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Worried About Topping Up Your Fuel Tank After Reading Whatsapp Forwards? Read On

Worried About Topping Up Your Fuel Tank After Reading Whatsapp Forwards? Read On

Due to increase in temperature in next days, please don’t fill petrol to the maximum limit of tank; it will cause explosion in the fuel tank.

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Natural Gas Import: Why GAIL Should Be Seeking Bail

Natural Gas Import: Why GAIL Should Be Seeking Bail

On March 6, the first consignment of gas from Louisiana, US, was flagged off for the Indian port of Dabhol, in the presence of Gail chairman B C Tripathi and Cheniere president Jack Fusco, who said, “India remains an important market for LNG (liquefied natural gas).

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Fastest Growing Energy Consumer Sees Clean Fuel Path On Highway

Fastest Growing Energy Consumer Sees Clean Fuel Path On Highway

Gas guzzler might soon have a different meaning in India.

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CNG Stations To Shut Down For 3 Days In Gurugram

CNG Stations To Shut Down For 3 Days In Gurugram

The CNG stations across the district will remain close for 3 days this weekend.

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Petrol Price In India Today Up By 2 Paisa; Global Crude Tumbles

Petrol Price In India Today Up By 2 Paisa; Global Crude Tumbles

There is a reverse trend in international crude prices, as oil prices tumble on Tuesday. In India, the state-owned Oil companies have decided to increase petrol prices by 2 paisa each per litre in various state capitals.

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Indian Oil Refiners Up 1-5% As Global Crude Price Declines

Indian Oil Refiners Up 1-5% As Global Crude Price Declines

Shares of state-owned oil refiners rose 1-5% as prices of crude oil in the global markets fell on Monday. The prices fell after latest data showed that crude oil output in the US is expected to rise this year.

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India's Oil Imports From Venezuela Hit Lowest In Over Five Years

India's Oil Imports From Venezuela Hit Lowest In Over Five Years

Indian imports of oil from Venezuela have fallen to their lowest levels in over half a decade, shipping and industry data showed, as a severe economic and political crisis hits crude output in the South American OPEC member.

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CAG Pulls Up Railways Over Rising Operating Costs

CAG Pulls Up Railways Over Rising Operating Costs

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has lambasted the Indian Railways in its latest report tabled in the Parliament on Tuesday over deteriorating operational costs in successive years.

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Elphinstone Bridge Stampede: Rly Gives Compensation To 36 Victims

Elphinstone Bridge Stampede: Rly Gives Compensation To 36 Victims

The Railway Claims Tribunal, Mumbai, today awarded compensation to 36 victims, which included 17 death and 19 injury cases, of the Elphinstone foot overbridge stampede, the railways said today.

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Railways Unable To Renew, Replace ‘over-aged Assets’ Due To Poor Financial Health: CAG

Railways Unable To Renew, Replace ‘over-aged Assets’ Due To Poor Financial Health: CAG

The federal auditor painted a grim picture of affairs in the railways by highlighting the national transporter’s failure to renew and replace ‘over-aged assets’ due to weak financial health.

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Metro Railway Companies Look At Financial Viability To Reduce Govt Funding

Metro Railway Companies Look At Financial Viability To Reduce Govt Funding

With the financial viability of mass rapid transport system coming into question and leading to the postponement of several metro railway projects in the country

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Indian Railways To Provide Free Wifi On All Stations By March 2019; Piyush Goyal Expedites Project

Indian Railways To Provide Free Wifi On All Stations By March 2019; Piyush Goyal Expedites Project

Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is leaving no stone unturned for its plans to equip all railway stations in the country with free WiFi services, learns FinancialExpress.com.

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IRB Infra Bags Two Road Projects From NHAI In Tamil Nadu

IRB Infra Bags Two Road Projects From NHAI In Tamil Nadu

IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd today said it has won two road projects worth Rs 3,465 crore from state-run NHAI.

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Infrastructure Gaps

Infra Work Worth Rs 50,000 Cr To Begin This Fiscal: Kerala FM

The CPI (M)-led LDF government in Kerala has lined up Rs 50,000 crore worth infrastructure work in the current fiscal to revive the economy, badly hit by demonetisation and implementation of GST, state Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac said today.

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Rs 1 Trn Investment Needed To Augment MRTS By 2030

Rs 1 Trn Investment Needed To Augment MRTS By 2030

India needs an investment of Rs 1 trillion in infrastructure projects by 2030 for augmenting its mass rapid transport systems, NITI Aayog advisor Rakesh Ranjan said here today.

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100 Railway Stations In City To Get Food Plazas

100 Railway Stations In City To Get Food Plazas

In a few months, hungry commuters using smaller suburban stations like Annanur Pattaravakkam and Korukkupet can grab a quick bite at the proposed food stalls which would sell snacks and vegetarian food.

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Better Safety For Passengers With Railway Toll-Free Helpline

Better Safety For Passengers With Railway Toll-Free Helpline

With a view to strengthening safety of passengers and check crimes against women in trains and stations, the Railways launched 24x7 helpline which will be tracked on real-time basis across the country.

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