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August 21, 2018, Tuesday

Your Morning Newsletter In Energy And Infrastructure From Across The Media Space  

Nordic Competencies Fit Well With Our Vision For India's Transformation: PM Modi

Nordic Competencies Fit Well With Our Vision For India's Transformation: PM Modi

The globally-recognized strengths of Nordic countries in areas of clean technologies, environmental solutions, ports modernization and cold-chains etc fit well with "our vision for India's transformation", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday before departing on a four-day visit to Sweden and Britain April 17-20.

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Tata Power Unit Eyes Solar Power Projects In Maharashtra

Tata Power Unit Eyes Solar Power Projects In Maharashtra

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) is planning to bid for setting up two solar power projects in Maharashtra totalling 400 megawatts (MW), two people in the know said.

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Bangladesh Wants To Buy Solar Power From India

Bangladesh Wants To Buy Solar Power From India

In what will give India’s energy diplomacy a boost, power-starved Bangladesh wants to buy at least 2,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from large solar parks being set up in Gujarat and Rajasthan, said a senior official in the Sheikh Hasina-led government.

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Siemens Gamesa Not To Bid For Wind Projects, Will Focus On EPC Market

Siemens Gamesa Not To Bid For Wind Projects, Will Focus On EPC Market

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, the second-largest wind turbine maker in the world, will stay away from bidding for Indian wind power projects owing to changes in regulatory policy.

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India Among 170 Countries To Ink Deal To Reduce Shipping Emissions By 2050

India Among 170 Countries To Ink Deal To Reduce Shipping Emissions By 2050

Over 170 countries, including India, signed an agreement in London earlier this week to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by at least 50 per cent (based on 2008 levels) from shipping by 2050.

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Why Availability Of Coal At Plants Has Been Hit, IIFL Explains

Why Availability Of Coal At Plants Has Been Hit, IIFL Explains

Coal India (CIL) reported 7% growth in coal supply to the power sector during FY18; yet, coal stocks at operational thermal power plants have remained low at only 10 days of requirement.

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Govt To Auction 19 Coal Mines This Quarter: Secy

Govt To Auction 19 Coal Mines This Quarter: Secy

After the cancellation of coal mines auction twice, the government is exploring certain relaxations for bidders and plans to put on sale 19 blocks in the current quarter, a top official has said.

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China Interested In Joining International Solar Alliance

China Interested In Joining International Solar Alliance

China has expressed interest in joining the International Solar Alliance (ISA), a treaty based inter-governmental alliance of 121 sunshine-rich countries that lie fully or partially between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

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Coal India CBM Roadmap Hinges On Techno-feasibility Report

Coal India CBM Roadmap Hinges On Techno-feasibility Report

The Coal Bed Methane (CBM) project roadmap for Coal India Ltd will be based on a detailed techno-feasibility study, and the process for hiring consultants is expected to commence soon, a top official of the state-owned miner has said.

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I-T Dept Seizes Rs 440 Crore Dividend Income Of Cairn Energy

I-T Dept Seizes Rs 440 Crore Dividend Income Of Cairn Energy

The Income Tax Department has seized a further Rs 440 crore of dividend income due to Cairn Energy Plc to recover a part of the Rs 10,247 crore tax demand it had raised on the British firm using a retrospective tax legislation.

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India Will Work With China On OPEC's 'asian Premium' Issue: Pradhan

India Will Work With China On OPEC's 'asian Premium' Issue: Pradhan

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said India will coordinate with China and other Asian countries to voice against the "Asian Premium" being charged by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

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IEF 2018: Kazakhstan, India Agree To Enhance Energy Cooperation

IEF 2018: Kazakhstan, India Agree To Enhance Energy Cooperation

The current state of cooperation between Kazakhstan and India in the energy sector was assessed and discussed on the sidelines of the recently held 16th International Energy Forum here.

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Essar Sees Recoverable Shale Gas Prospects In West Bengal's Raniganj Block

Essar Sees Recoverable Shale Gas Prospects In West Bengal's Raniganj Block

Essar Oil & Gas Exploration and Production (EOGEPL) has said the company is expecting reserves of at least 1.5 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of recoverable shale gas in its Raniganj block in West Bengal, which could require investment of at least $1 billion.

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Petrol Price In India Today Up By 4-6 Paisa; New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai See Most Hike, Check Other Cities

Petrol Price In India Today Up By 4-6 Paisa; New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai See Most Hike, Check Other Cities

Petrol price in India today: The state-owned oil companies have limited room to cut prices of petrol, as global crude oil basket continues to edge higher.

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Now, MNS Chief Raj Thackeray Joins Ratnagiri Oil Refinery Protest

Now, MNS Chief Raj Thackeray Joins Ratnagiri Oil Refinery Protest

Could the warring Thackeray cousins find common ground in the Nanar refinery project? Farmers from villages where the Rs 3-trillion refinery is planned to be set up in Ratnagiri district met MNS chief Raj Thackeray, asking for support to their agitation against the mega refinery.

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MADAD: Say Goodbye To Grievances Passengers – Indian Railways Set To Launch New App

MADAD: Say Goodbye To Grievances Passengers – Indian Railways Set To Launch New App

Move over Twitter, Facebook, helplines and complaint registers, if you are looking to lodge your grievances with the Railways.

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Infra, Safety, Technology Focus Areas For Railways: Lohani

Infra, Safety, Technology Focus Areas For Railways: Lohani

Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani today said that infrastructure, safety and technology were major focus areas for the Railways, adding that the public transporter was undertaking massive structural development to bridge the gap between demand and shortfall.

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Govt Identifying Infrastructure Assets To Be Monetised Through InvIT Route

Govt Identifying Infrastructure Assets To Be Monetised Through InvIT Route

The government is identifying assets, including rail lines, national highways and power transmission lines, for monetising through infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs). The first of these is expected to be launched soon, Business Standard has learnt.

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Second Runaway Train In A Week: This Time It Went 2 Km Without Engine

Second Runaway Train In A Week: This Time It Went 2 Km Without Engine

Six wagons of a goods train in Odisha traveled for two kilometres without an engine on Saturday night.

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National Rail Week Award Function Begins At Bhopal

National Rail Week Award Function Begins At Bhopal

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal in association with Ministry of Railway and Bhopal division, West Central Railway is organizing a cultural festival under the National Rail Week Award function.

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HRIDC Formed To Strengthen Rail Network

HRIDC Formed To Strengthen Rail Network

With a view to strengthen the rail network and ensuring its speedy progress, a new joint venture company with the Ministry of Railways, namely ‘Haryana Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HRIDC)', has been formed under the Companies Act, 2013.

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Howrah Station Receives Coveted CII-IGBC Silver Rating

Howrah Station Receives Coveted CII-IGBC Silver Rating

In a major impetus to Indian Railways' green pursuits, Howrah Railway Station was awarded CII-IGBC Silver Rating under IGBC Green Railway Stations Rating System.

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