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October 15, 2018, Monday

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

Bangladesh Plans To Buy 2,000 MW Solar Power From India

Bangladesh Plans To Buy 2,000 MW Solar Power From India

In a step to meet the growing demand of electricity in the country, Bangladesh is planning to buy 2,000MW of solar power from India, a move that will deepen energy sector co-operation between the two South Asian countries that will aid the region in sustainable development.

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Wind Power Capacity Addition To Improve To 3 GW This Fiscal: ICRA

Wind Power Capacity Addition To Improve To 3 GW This Fiscal: ICRA

ICRA Ratings today said the wind power capacity addition will improve to 3 GW this fiscal, backed by project awards by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and state utilities.

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Lucky For Some: Chinese City Launches Wind Power Lottery To Ease Grid Strains

Lucky For Some: Chinese City Launches Wind Power Lottery To Ease Grid Strains

The city of Yanan, a major wind power base in northwest China's Shaanxi province, has introduced a lottery system to decide which wind projects will go ahead this year, a sign that grid constraints are forcing local governments to restrict capacity.

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RUNL Announces Power Cuts As State Hits Hard Due To Coal Shortage

RUNL Announces Power Cuts As State Hits Hard Due To Coal Shortage

Despite excess production capacity, the state is facing an acute power shortage in the peak summer season due to scarcity of coal and breakdown of some generating units.

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ICICIBank-Videocon Loan Case: CBI Quizzes Nupower CFO

ICICIBank-Videocon Loan Case: CBI Quizzes Nupower CFO

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday questioned Sunil Bhuta, chief financial officer of NuPower, as part of a preliminary enquiry against the company controlled by the husband of ICICI Bank managing director and chief executive Chanda Kochhar and Videocon group chairman Venugopal Dhoot.

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500MW solar auction nixed over costly bids

500MW solar auction nixed over costly bids

Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has cancelled the 500MW solar power auction conducted on March 28, as the state power utility found the tariffs quoted by bidders to be excessively high.

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Essel Infra To Expand Footprint In Green Energy

Essel Infra To Expand Footprint In Green Energy

Essel Infra is committed towards expanding its foot-print in the green energy sector, a senior company official said.

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Clean Energy Sector Misses Capacity Target For Second Consecutive Year

The renewable energy sector has missed its capacity addition target for the second year in a row.

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Everstone-lightsource BP To Set Up $710 Mn Energy Platform; NIIF Among Key Backers

Everstone-lightsource BP To Set Up $710 Mn Energy Platform; NIIF Among Key Backers

Private equity firm Everstone Group has formed an equal joint venture with British solar power company Lightsource BP to set up a £500 million ($710 million or Rs 4,673 crore) India-focussed green energy fund.

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Opec's New Price Hawk Saudi Arabia Seeks Oil At As High As $100

Opec's New Price Hawk Saudi Arabia Seeks Oil At As High As $100

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia would be happy to see crude rise to $80 or even $100 a barrel, three industry sources said, a sign Riyadh will seek no changes to an OPEC supply-cutting deal even though the agreement's original target is within sight.

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Vinod Kumar Mishra, Takes Charge As Director (Finance) At Petronet LNG Limited

Vinod Kumar Mishra, Takes Charge As Director (Finance) At Petronet LNG Limited

Vinod Kumar Mishra, assumed the charge of Director (Finance) at Petronet LNG Limited (PLL), New Delhi, inforenoon on 18th April 2018.

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Oil Game: India Plays A Shrewd Hand

To meet its energy needs, India has cast its net wide and avoided getting involved in regional rivalries in the Islamic world.

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Libya Oil Chief Says Fuel Smuggling Costing $750 Million A Year

Libya Oil Chief Says Fuel Smuggling Costing $750 Million A Year

Fuel smuggling is costing Libya about $750 million a year, the head of the country’s National Oil Corp. said.

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Sanjay Kumar Moitra Takes Charge As Director (Onshore), ONGC

Sanjay Kumar Moitra Takes Charge As Director (Onshore), ONGC

With an experience spanning over 35 years in oil & gas production activities at various Indian basin, Sanjay Kumar Moitra has taken over charge of Director (Onshore) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) today. As Director (Onshore), he will look after oil and gas production from ONGC’s onshore fields.

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A Big Boost For Chhattisgarh: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Inaugurates Railway Line In The Maoist Heartland

A Big Boost For Chhattisgarh: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Inaugurates Railway Line In The Maoist Heartland

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated a railway line and passenger train service in the insurgency-infested Kanker district in North Bastar, Chhattisgarh.

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How Paradip Port Became The Second Busiest Port In India

How Paradip Port Became The Second Busiest Port In India

Paradip Port has had its fair share of ups and downs

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Madurai Railway Division Records Influx In Passengers

Madurai Railway Division Records Influx In Passengers

The Madurai railway division has recorded 4.4% increase in number of passengers in last financial year and 6.9% increase in passenger earnings too.

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NF Railway Offers Meals Of Choice To Passengers

NF Railway Offers Meals Of Choice To Passengers

You can now order meals of your choice in trains on routes under the control of Northeast Frontier Railway headquartered in Guwahati’s Maligaon area.

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Railways Scrap Educational Qualification Norm For Jobs On Compassionate Grounds

Railways Scrap Educational Qualification Norm For Jobs On Compassionate Grounds

The railways have done away with the provision of minimum educational qualification for jobs on compassionate grounds to wives or widows of its employees, who retired for medical reasons or died in service.

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Railways Looks To Adapt Japanese Software To Design Train Timetable

Railways Looks To Adapt Japanese Software To Design Train Timetable

Hoping to emulate the efficiency and punctuality of the Shinkansen trains in Japan, the railways is considering adapting a Japanese software to help plan its train timetable, enabling it to account for every second on the railway network, officials said today.

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Nagpur Metro First Commercial Run Likely In March 2019

Nagpur Metro First Commercial Run Likely In March 2019

With many unique features, the Nagpur Metro is likely to start its first commercial run on a 14-km stretch between Khapri and Sitabuldi in March next year.

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Citing China, Himachal CM Seeks Rail Network Till Leh Through His State

Citing China, Himachal CM Seeks Rail Network Till Leh Through His State

Himachal Pradesh government has asked the Centre to provide rail connectivity to Leh and Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir via Manali and Bilaspur as it was important from the "defence point of view."

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