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India soon to have guidelines to save birds from wind energy farms - Mong

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 11:07am

Mong

India soon to have guidelines to save birds from wind energy farms
Mong
Alarmed by the threats from wind energy farms to birds, including migratory birds and raptors, a panel of forest experts of India's environment ministry has now suggested a series of measures to be adopted by all the wind power companies in India for ...

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India may not reach clean energy target, says energy consultancy firm - Economic Times

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 10:20am

Economic Times

India may not reach clean energy target, says energy consultancy firm
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: India could fall short of its target of adding 175 GW of clean energy by the end of 2022 due to uncertainty around safeguard duty and weak financial position of power distributors, a survey by renewable energy consultancy firm Bridge to ...
India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022: SurveyMoneycontrol.com
The Next Wave of New Jobs in India Will Be in Renewable Energy Sector. Here's WhyEntrepreneur
India wants to maximise renewables production with solar-wind-hybrid plantsQuartz
CleanTechnica
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Private power firms against exporting discounted coal - Economic Times

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 9:21am

Economic Times

Private power firms against exporting discounted coal
Economic Times
They have raised objection through the Association of Power Producers, which urged the coal and power ministry to stop export of power generated from coal priced at a discount and meant for consumption in India. This comes after both public sector ...
Energy News Monitor | Volume XIV; Issue 48Observer Research Foundation

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Mumbai: Hindu minorities from Pakistan & Bangladesh get Indian citizenship certificates - Free Press Journal

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 9:08am

Free Press Journal

Mumbai: Hindu minorities from Pakistan & Bangladesh get Indian citizenship certificates
Free Press Journal
Mumbai: Eight Hindus from Pakistan and Bangladesh, currently residing in Maharashtra, were on Wednesday granted Indian citizenship certificates by MoS, Home (Urban) Ranjeet Patil. The union government had earlier decided to grant Indian citizenship to ...

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After two years of fall, India's coal imports grow 8.1% in FY18 - Business Standard

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 6:48am

Business Standard

After two years of fall, India's coal imports grow 8.1% in FY18
Business Standard
The power sector reported shortfall in coal supplies by CIL. Coastal power plants opted for more of import due to this, even though domestic coal was cheaper. The country imported 46.5 mt of coking coal and 166 mt of thermal and other coal in FY18 ...

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The Next Wave of New Jobs in India Will Be in Renewable Energy Sector. Here's Why - Entrepreneur

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 3:04am

Entrepreneur

The Next Wave of New Jobs in India Will Be in Renewable Energy Sector. Here's Why
Entrepreneur
Power is all you need. No, we aren't talking about the power of politics but the power of renewable energy. The Indian renewable energy sector has been growing at a fast rate and has resulted in more and more companies coming up in the high investment ...
India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022: SurveyMoneycontrol.com
India may miss solar, wind energy targets by 2022, says surveyDaily News & Analysis
India wants to maximise renewables production with solar-wind-hybrid plantsQuartz
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Corporate Briefs - Daily Pioneer

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 12:01am

Daily Pioneer

Corporate Briefs
Daily Pioneer
Modi, Oli jointly lay foundation stone of 900 mw Arun III Hydroelectric power plant. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese ... A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was entered at Patna for performance improvement of power sector in the state of ...

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India wants to maximise renewables production with solar-wind-hybrid plants - Quartz

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 11:03am

Quartz

India wants to maximise renewables production with solar-wind-hybrid plants
Quartz
And this push towards hybrids has come just as the wind energy and solar power sectors in India are stabilising after a rough year battling policy changes and regulatory issues, even as the country targets renewable energy capacity of 175,000 megawatts ...

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Explainer: After domestic victory India to help light up villages in Middle East and Africa - Qrius

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 4:00am

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Explainer: After domestic victory India to help light up villages in Middle East and Africa
Qrius
India has been looking at rebuilding Syria's power sector, including a power plant in the country, Mint reported on 12 August 2016. India's engagement with the middle east has also been renewed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jordan ...

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Huge scope for Indian vendors in Africa's energy sector - Independent Online

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 11:02pm

Independent Online

Huge scope for Indian vendors in Africa's energy sector
Independent Online
According to Singh, the "Indian power sector is undergoing a significant change that has redefined the industry outlook". "Sustained economic growth continues to drive electricity demand in India. The government of India's focus on attaining power for ...

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Why a 100-year-old Indian company is investing billions into renewable energy - Quartz

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 11:07am

Quartz

Why a 100-year-old Indian company is investing billions into renewable energy
Quartz
Tata Power, one of India's largest thermal power companies, is making a $5 billion (around Rs33,263 crore) bet on the country's renewable energy sector. Over the next decade, the 103-year old company plans to quadruple its clean energy capacity, taking ...

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India's latest power debacle is Enron times 20 - Economic Times

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 10:56am

Economic Times

India's latest power debacle is Enron times 20
Economic Times
India's total electricity-generation ability is 344,000 megawatts, a 72 percent increase over six years. The country, notorious for its outages, still doesn't have a power surplus. But coal-fired plants in the private sector that ran at 84 percent ...

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India's Latest Power Debacle Is Enron Times 20 - NDTV

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 9:48am

NDTV

India's Latest Power Debacle Is Enron Times 20
NDTV
India's total electricity-generation ability is 344,000 megawatts, a 72 percent increase over six years. The country notorious for its outages, still doesn't have a power surplus. But coal-fired plants in the private sector that ran at 84 percent ...

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Bankers, beware! India stares at a power debacle 20 times bigger than Enron - Business Standard

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 7:47am

Business Standard

Bankers, beware! India stares at a power debacle 20 times bigger than Enron
Business Standard
India's total electricity-generation ability is 344,000 megawatts, a 72 per cent increase over six years. The country, notorious for its outages, still doesn't have a power surplus. But coal-fired plants in the private sector that ran at 84 percent ...

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India Power NPAs: India's Power Mess Is Enron Times 20 ... - BloombergQuint

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 6:49am

BloombergQuint

India Power NPAs: India's Power Mess Is Enron Times 20 ...
BloombergQuint
(Bloomberg) -- Enron Corp. is long gone, but the scandal it left behind in India has beguiled the country's lenders for almost two decades. However, if the ...

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India's Latest Power Industry Debt Debacle Is Enron Times 20 - BloombergQuint

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 5:46am

BloombergQuint

India's Latest Power Industry Debt Debacle Is Enron Times 20
BloombergQuint
India's total electricity-generation ability is 344,000 megawatts, a 72 percent increase over six years. The country, notorious for its outages, still doesn't have a power surplus. But coal-fired plants in the private sector that ran at 84 percent ...

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India's Power Mess Is Enron Times 20 - Bloomberg

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 5:30am

Bloomberg

India's Power Mess Is Enron Times 20
Bloomberg
India's total electricity-generation ability is 344,000 megawatts, a 72 percent increase over six years. The country, notorious for its outages, still doesn't have a power surplus. But coal-fired plants in the private sector that ran at 84 percent ...
Bankers, beware! India stares at a power debacle 20 times bigger ...Business Standard

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KERC makes concessions for industry - The New Indian Express

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 3:07am

The New Indian Express

KERC makes concessions for industry
The New Indian Express
In addition to concessions for industry sector, KERC is also likely to order that farmers be given power supply during the day for at least six hours effective sometime from November. Currently, power for farming activities is being supplied in two ...

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Flipkart-Walmart deal: Time for India to produce home-grown internet giants - Economic Times

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 11:41pm

Economic Times

Flipkart-Walmart deal: Time for India to produce home-grown internet giants
Economic Times
On digital data, we had submitted that GoI should frame rules that mandate local storage of Indian internet users' data. On e-commerce, we had pointed to adverse fallouts of overwhelming foreign capital domination in terms of building a local ...
Does Flipkart's Sale Represent a 'Manchester Moment' for India's Digital Economy?The Wire
The Return of Walmart in IndiaExchange4Media

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Solar sector shining for employment generation, too - Business Line

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 10:31pm

Business Line

Solar sector shining for employment generation, too
Business Line
As of March 31, 2017, India had installed solar power capacity of 12,288 MW. The country has added 9,010 MW since then. Likewise, India's wind power capacity stood at 31,177 MW and end March 2017, and in the next one year the country added 1,766 MW ...

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