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Rockfeller Foundation seeks PPPs for mini power grid projects - The New Indian Express

Indian Power Sector News - 51 min 33 sec ago

Rockfeller Foundation seeks PPPs for mini power grid projects
The New Indian Express
Under the foundation's efforts, currently there are 106 mini grids in three states operating through seven private sector companies. Smart Power India is helping these companies on various fronts, including setting up their plants and put in place an ...

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CIL coal supply to power sector up 7% in April-Sept - The New Indian Express

Indian Power Sector News - 51 min 33 sec ago

CIL coal supply to power sector up 7% in April-Sept
The New Indian Express
New Delhi, Oct 22 (PTI) Supply of coal by state-owned CIL to the power sector in the first six months of the ongoing fiscal increased 6.7 per cent to 204.5 million tonnes even as power producers rued over low coal stock at their plants. CIL's (Coal ...

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Banking sector stares at additional Rs 40000 cr NPAs - The New Indian Express

Indian Power Sector News - 1 hour 23 min ago

Banking sector stares at additional Rs 40000 cr NPAs
The New Indian Express
Besides, the power sector has 3 accounts amounting to Rs 1,685 crore as part of consortium lending while 4 accounts comprise a total of Rs 911 crore to various sectors. As per the RBI inspection, there was divergence of Rs 5,632.80 crore in gross NPAs ...

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All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) urges Centre to defer the proposed Electricity Amendment Bill - Daily Pioneer

Indian Power Sector News - 13 hours 46 min ago

All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) urges Centre to defer the proposed Electricity Amendment Bill
Daily Pioneer
Without analyzing the causes and circumstances of failure to achieve its objective, the Government of India is undertaking an exercise to introduce more amendments which would will further aggravate the situation for the already ailing power sector, ...

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Chandrababu Naidu calls for greater India-US ties in farm sector - Hindu Business Line

Indian Power Sector News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 12:14pm

Chandrababu Naidu calls for greater India-US ties in farm sector
Hindu Business Line
“Agricultural cooperation between the US and India allows the two countries to exchange innovative ideas and promote technical knowledge that has the power to boost agricultural production and yield promising results for both countries,” Chandrababu ...

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Naidu calls for greater India-US cooperation in agri sector - India Today

Indian Power Sector News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 11:53am

Naidu calls for greater India-US cooperation in agri sector
India Today
"Agricultural cooperation between the US and India allows the two countries to exchange innovative ideas and promote technical knowledge that has the power to boost agricultural production and yield promising results for both countries," Naidu said at ...

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Chandrababu Naidu calls for greater India-US cooperation in agricultural sector - Moneycontrol.com

Indian Power Sector News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 11:38am

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Chandrababu Naidu calls for greater India-US cooperation in agricultural sector
Moneycontrol.com
"Agricultural cooperation between the US and India allows the two countries to exchange innovative ideas and promote technical knowledge that has the power to boost agricultural production and yield promising results for both countries," Naidu said at ...

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Here's why turnaround in telecom sector is still far away - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 11:20pm

Economic Times

Here's why turnaround in telecom sector is still far away
Economic Times
Rapid consolidation is seen as a welcome sign for India's debt-laden telecoms industry, but a financial recovery with pricing power remains 12-18 months away as brutal price wars are likely to continue for at least another year, propelled by Reliance ...

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Power exports from India to meet 25% of Bangladesh demand - Hindu Business Line

Indian Power Sector News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 10:22pm

Hindu Business Line

Power exports from India to meet 25% of Bangladesh demand
Hindu Business Line
India will build the electricity evacuation facility for the country's first nuclear facility of 2,400 MW at Rooppur. India may also participate a big way in Bangladesh's recent thrust on LNG sector. A traditionally gas-based economy, Bangladesh is ...

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As Coal Shortage Hits Indian Power Plants, Ministry Starts Micromanaging Allocation - The Wire

Indian Power Sector News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 6:30pm

The Wire

As Coal Shortage Hits Indian Power Plants, Ministry Starts Micromanaging Allocation
The Wire
The coal ministry says 22% more coal was supplied to the power sector during September, compared to the same period last year. However, the power sector continues to reel under fuel shortage. Power plants in states like Maharashtra and Rajasthan are ...

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MP consumes 7 pc more power this Diwali - The New Indian Express

Indian Power Sector News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 2:54pm

MP consumes 7 pc more power this Diwali
The New Indian Express
Bhopal, Oct 20 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh supplied 7 per cent more power on Diwali yesterday compared to last year on the festival day, an official said today. On Diwali yesterday, the Madhya Power Management Company Limited supplied 20.49 crore units of ...

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Indian agrarian crisis and impact on banking - Greater Kashmir

Indian Power Sector News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 12:42am

Greater Kashmir

Indian agrarian crisis and impact on banking
Greater Kashmir
Hence the solution is that the capitalistic corporate backed political establishment of GOI needs to understand that the demand for the industrial manufacturing sector has to come from rural India which can be generated by increasing the purchasing ...

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Renewables sector seen closing deals worth ₹3000 cr in 12 months - Hindu Business Line

Indian Power Sector News - Thu, 19/10/2017 - 10:25pm

Hindu Business Line

Renewables sector seen closing deals worth ₹3000 cr in 12 months
Hindu Business Line
While the size of the deals is likely to be smaller than last fiscal, when some mega-deals including Tata Power's acquisition of Welspun Renewables for $1.4 billion were struck, the number is likely to go up. ... “The players who have 100-200 MW ...

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Diwali Greetings

PSEBEA News - Thu, 19/10/2017 - 12:43pm

Dear Engineers


May this festival of light fill our lives with joy, good health and happiness. Celebration of victory of good over evil reminds us to inculcate and imbibe goodness and proliferate it all around so that this world becomes a nice place to live in. On behalf of PSEBEA I wish you and your family Happy Diwali and Bandhi Chhor Divas.

Regards
President, PSEBEA.

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Northeast monsoon arrival by next week - The New Indian Express

Indian Power Sector News - Thu, 19/10/2017 - 11:27am

The New Indian Express

Northeast monsoon arrival by next week
The New Indian Express
The southwest monsoon has withdrawn from most of Central India and we expect the northeast monsoon to arrive by the middle of next week,” S Sudevan, Director, Meteorological Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, told Express. At present, there is a low-pressure ...

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Hero Group set to buy wind energy assets of Bhilwara - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - Thu, 19/10/2017 - 12:00am

Economic Times

Hero Group set to buy wind energy assets of Bhilwara
Economic Times
The acquisition, on the verge of being finalised, follows several deals since last year in the sector, involving the Tatas, Sun Edison, CLP Holdings and other companies. Several Indian and foreign groups including the Adanis and Softbank are also ...

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Azure Power raises close to Rs200 crore in debt financing - Livemint

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 18/10/2017 - 11:12pm

Livemint

Azure Power raises close to Rs200 crore in debt financing
Livemint
Founded by Inderpreet Wadhwa in 2008, Azure Power developed India's first utility scale solar project in 2009. In its other efforts in the energy sector in India, FMO along with development finance institutions DEG and Proparco signed an agreement with ...

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Essel Infraprojects appoints Investec to find buyer for its solar power business - Livemint

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 18/10/2017 - 11:07pm

Livemint

Essel Infraprojects appoints Investec to find buyer for its solar power business
Livemint
Essel's move comes at a time when financing at the lowest cost has become key to success in India's renewable energy sector after solar and wind power tariffs fell to record lows. Solar power tariff fell to a record Rs2.44 per kWh in May before firming ...

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Indian coal shortage shuts down power plants - Power Engineering International

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 18/10/2017 - 4:21pm

Power Engineering International

Indian coal shortage shuts down power plants
Power Engineering International
In co-operation with the coal ministry, CIL has also set up a 24/7 centre to monitor coal supply to the power sector. Meanwhile in New Delhi, an effort to address pollution levels at the start of the Diwali festival has seen the 700 MW Badarpur coal ...

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India's tightened consumer goods standards could hurt China imports - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 18/10/2017 - 3:51pm

Economic Times

India's tightened consumer goods standards could hurt China imports
Economic Times
The new rules target toys, electronic goods, machinery, food processing, construction and chemicals, sectors dominated by China, and come amid greater scrutiny of mainland firms looking to enter India's multi-billion dollar power transmission and ...

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