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August 17, 2018, Friday

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

Centre Clears Largest Ever 1856-MW Sawlakote Project

Centre Clears Largest Ever 1856-MW Sawlakote Project

In a major boost to the state energy sector, the central power ministry has cleared the largest ever hydropower project for J&K with installed capacity of 1856-MW.

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Gujarat Government To Develop Energy Calculator With UK's Cooperation

Gujarat Government To Develop Energy Calculator With UK's Cooperation

Gujarat government has decided to join hands with the United Kingdom for the initiative to develop energy calculator in the state.

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Centre Happy With Power Push

Centre Happy With Power Push

Union minister of state (independent charge) for power and new & renewable energy Raj Kumar Singh on Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the works being done by power companies in Bihar to electrify households in 635 villages, which are predominantly inhabited by SC/ST communities.

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E Godavari, Country’s First District With Complete LED Street Lighting

E Godavari, Country’s First District With Complete LED Street Lighting

Apr 24 (PTI) East Godavari in Andhra Pradesh has become the first district in the country to be fully equipped with LED street lights.

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Adani Transmission Raises Funds To Buy RInfra's Mumbai Power Business

Adani Transmission Raises Funds To Buy RInfra's Mumbai Power Business

Adani Transmission has tied up funds for its acquisition of the Mumbai power business from Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra), people, with direct knowledge of the development, said.

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Chennai Has Potential To Generate 1.38GW Solar Power, Says Greenpeace Study

Chennai Has Potential To Generate 1.38GW Solar Power, Says Greenpeace Study

Chennai can become the clean energy champion as the total rooftop solar potential of the city is 1.38 Gigawatt, according to a study conducted by Greenpeace and Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI).

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ONGC Fosters Solar Chulha Manufacturing To Fuel Indian Households Sustainably

ONGC Fosters Solar Chulha Manufacturing To Fuel Indian Households Sustainably

Mr Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of Petroleum & Natural and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship attended the ‘ONGC Solar Chulha Challenge’ exhibition.

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Arcelor Bids Higher Than Numetal For Essar Steel; CoCTo Meet On Friday

Arcelor Bids Higher Than Numetal For Essar Steel; CoCTo Meet On Friday

ArcelorMittal’s bid for Essar Steel in the first round of bidding for the stressed asset is likely to be higher than that of Numetal.

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Solar Cell Imports: EU, Japan Question Safeguard Duties Recommended By India

Solar Cell Imports: EU, Japan Question Safeguard Duties Recommended By India

The European Union and Japan have questioned the preliminary safeguard duties of 70 per cent on imported solar cells recommended by the Directorate General of Safeguards in India, adding to the on-going debate on the appropriateness of the duties.

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How India Can Harvest The KUSUMScheme's Bounty

How India Can Harvest The KUSUMScheme's Bounty

The recently launched Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme, aimed at promoting generation of solar power by farmers, can yield the intended bounty for farmers and electricity distribution companies (discoms) provided it is implemented well.

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Production Cost Of Renewable Energy Now 'Lower' Than Fossil Fuels

Production Cost Of Renewable Energy Now 'Lower' Than Fossil Fuels

For the first time in history, the production cost of renewables is lower than that of fossil fuels, an industry asset manager has claimed.

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China's March Coal Imports From Indonesia Surge, Australia Remains Top Supplier

China's March Coal Imports From Indonesia Surge, Australia Remains Top Supplier

China's coal imports from Indonesia soared 88.7 percent in march from a year ago to 4.82 million tonnes, data from the General Administration of Customs showed on Tuesday.

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Spike In Crude Oil Prices Threatens To Upset India’s Macroeconomic Balance This Fiscal

Spike In Crude Oil Prices Threatens To Upset India’s Macroeconomic Balance This Fiscal

The spike in Brent crude prices could cause a major headwind for Indian markets and upset the country’s macroeconomic balance in financial year 2019.

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Crude Oil Imports Will Likely Cost India Over $100 Bn In Three Years

Crude Oil Imports Will Likely Cost India Over $100 Bn In Three Years

Rising crude oil prices could become a concern for the Indian economy with the government expecting the oil import bill to rise by 20% in the current year to $105 billion, up from $88 billion in 2017-18.

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China Unlikely To Repeat LNG Import Surge This Winter - Unipec

China Unlikely To Repeat LNG Import Surge This Winter - Unipec

China is unlikely to see a repeat surge in liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports this coming winter as the world's largest energy consumer has learned from the previous cold season to keep demand under control, the head of Unipec said on Tuesday.

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China Keeps Fuel Exports To North Korea Low In March As Sanctions Bite

China Keeps Fuel Exports To North Korea Low In March As Sanctions Bite

China kept fuel exports to North Korea to a trickle in March and exported no corn for a third straight month to its isolated neighbour

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European Gas Demand To Continue To Rise To 2022: Research

European Gas Demand To Continue To Rise To 2022: Research

European gas demand is expected to keep rising over the next five years, after three consecutive years of growth, as economies continue to recover, coal and nuclear plants go offline, the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies said.

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Exclusive! Indian Railways First Train-set Will Run From October, Says Ashwani Lohani

Exclusive! Indian Railways First Train-set Will Run From October, Says Ashwani Lohani

Ashwani Lohani, Chairman of the Indian Railway Board, in an exclusive interview with Zee Business's Sameer Dixit said that a train set is a new concept and the country's first one will be running by October, 2018.

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Google, Facebook, Airtel And Reliance Jio To Bid For Rail Wi-fi Project

Google, Facebook, Airtel And Reliance Jio To Bid For Rail Wi-fi Project

In what can be considered as the biggest digital drive by any entity in India to make internet available to the public, the Indian Railways is set to cover more than 7,700 rural railway stations in the country with wi-fi soon.

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Bullet Train Project

BEML Keen To Localise Coach Production For Bullet Trains

Defence public sector undertaking Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) is looking for localisation of coaches for Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project through a tie-up with Japanese company Hitachi, with which it recently signed a memorandum of understanding, a senior company official said.

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Devendra Kumar Takes Over As DRM

Devendra Kumar Takes Over As DRM

Devendra Kumar has taken over as divisional railway manager (DRM) of Vadodara railway division of Western Railway, replacing Amit Kumar Singh on Monday.

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India's Job Reality On Board Indian Railway: 255 Applicants For 1 Post!

India's Job Reality On Board Indian Railway: 255 Applicants For 1 Post!

The Indian Railways has received more than 23 million applications for nearly 90,000 jobs it had advertised for earlier this year, the ministry said today.

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Railways To Prepare Blueprint To Stop Harassment Of Field Staffers

Railways To Prepare Blueprint To Stop Harassment Of Field Staffers

The Railways has asked its zonal offices to prepare a blueprint to ensure that field staffers such as trackmen, gangmen and section officers are not harassed for delays in maintenance work.

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IRCTC Offers 3 Nights/4 Days Tour Package Starting At Rs. 5,400. Travel Dates And Other Details Here

IRCTC Offers 3 Nights/4 Days Tour Package Starting At Rs. 5,400. Travel Dates And Other Details Here

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is offering a four-day tour at a starting price of Rs. 5,400 to select destinations under a special tour package.

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Shashi Tharoor thanks Piyush Goyal for re-introducing Malayalam in railway exams

Shashi Tharoor thanks Piyush Goyal for re-introducing Malayalam in railway exams

Congress leader from Kerala, Shashi Tharoor, today thanked Railway Minister Piyush Goyal for re-introducing Malayalam as a language option in railway recruitment examinations.

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US, Japan Agree On Commercial Infrastructure In Indo Pacific

US, Japan Agree On Commercial Infrastructure In Indo Pacific

As part of their effort to challenge the "predatory" economic development model of China, the US and Japan today agreed on a slew of commercial infrastructure projects in countries of the Indo-Pacific region.

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