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India to attract investments worth $80 bn in renewable energy: Report - Business Standard

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 7:46pm

Business Standard

India to attract investments worth $80 bn in renewable energy: Report
Business Standard
More than $42 billion has been invested in the country's renewable energy sector since 2014, said a report by Indian Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), after interpreting figures from the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Central Electricity ...

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Energy News Monitor | Volume XV; Issue 22 - Observer Research Foundation

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 4:41pm

Observer Research Foundation

Energy News Monitor | Volume XV; Issue 22
Observer Research Foundation
The recent energy demand rise in India has improved offtake from the power generators but has also resulted in higher dependence on costlier coal imports as the supply of the dry fuel from domestic sources was insufficient, research and ratings agency ...

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SC To Hear Loan-Defaulting Corporate Power Producers' Pleas Against RBI's Insolvency Mandate Today - NewsClick

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 12:42pm

NewsClick

SC To Hear Loan-Defaulting Corporate Power Producers' Pleas Against RBI's Insolvency Mandate Today
NewsClick
The Supreme Court on 14 November is set to hear a clutch of petitions from loan-defaulting corporates — mainly in the power sector — challenging a 12 February directive of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) that tightened the rules regarding stressed ...

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Renewables should learn from thermal power plant woes: Sumant Sinha of ReNew Power - Economic Times

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 8:10am

Economic Times

Renewables should learn from thermal power plant woes: Sumant Sinha of ReNew Power
Economic Times
ReNew Power chairman Sumant Sinha, ET Entrepreneur of the Year, said stress in the thermal sector serves as a lesson for renewable energy developers in India, but aggressive bidding to drive tariffs down is something that Indian businessmen find ...

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Naveen Patnaik edgy over Centre changing Electricity Act, 2003 - The New Indian Express

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 7:59am

The New Indian Express

Naveen Patnaik edgy over Centre changing Electricity Act, 2003
The New Indian Express
Vehemently opposing the proposed amendment, All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) urged the states to raise their voices against the new law. Noting that the power sector in Odisha has seen accelerated development in the last two decades, the ...

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Need to deepen economic ties with Myanmar: MoS Commerce - Times of India

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 8:11pm

Need to deepen economic ties with Myanmar: MoS Commerce
Times of India
New Delhi, Nov 13 () Minister of State for Commerce and Industry C R Chaudhry said there is need to deepen economic ties between India and Myanmar. "Myanmar and India have a long history as being friendly neighbours with a long tradition of culture, ...

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State To Provide Electricity Connection To All Households By December: CM - OdishaBytes

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 7:33pm

OdishaBytes

State To Provide Electricity Connection To All Households By December: CM
OdishaBytes
Bhubaneswar: Attending the 65th meeting of the Forum of Regulators organised by the OERC, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the meeting will provide an opportunity for sharing of ideas and concerns of the stakeholders of the Indian power sector.
Vedanta to invest USD 4 billion in oil and gas sector in 2 years: Anil AgarwalThe New Indian Express

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Are Indian TV channels hypocritical when reporting on sexual harassment? - Economic Times (blog)

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 5:53pm

Are Indian TV channels hypocritical when reporting on sexual harassment?
Economic Times (blog)
People in glass houses should not throw stones, goes an old adage. Does that apply to TV news-channels reporting on sexual harassment by senior employees in other organizations, whether in the public or private sector, the entertainment industry or ...

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Govt mulls second round of 2500 MW medium-term PPA auction - The Hindu BusinessLine

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 2:40pm

Govt mulls second round of 2500 MW medium-term PPA auction
The Hindu BusinessLine
Buoyed by a good response for the first tender of mid-term (3 years) power purchase agreement auction, the Power Ministry will bring its second round for 2,500 MW capacities to give relief to stressed power assets, Power Secretary A K Bhalla said on ...

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India to top US as 2nd-largest carbon spewer from power: International Energy Agency - The Indian Express

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 12:18pm

The Indian Express

India to top US as 2nd-largest carbon spewer from power: International Energy Agency
The Indian Express
Carbon dioxide emissions from India's power sector are expected to rise nearly 80 per cent by 2040 as power use almost triples, driven in part by air conditioning, the Paris-based IEA said in the report released Tuesday. China will remain the biggest ...

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The India growth story - Morningstar India

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 11:44am

The India growth story
Morningstar India
Indian elephant is starting to run. Keys to this India investment story are population and purchasing power. By 2035, the UN projects India's population will have reached almost 1.6 billion, on its way to a peak of almost 1.7 billion by the early 2060s ...

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Qatari and Indian power companies look for JV opportunities - The Peninsula Qatar

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 10:37am

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatari and Indian power companies look for JV opportunities
The Peninsula Qatar
DOHA: Qatar and India are likely to expand and deepen cooperation in new areas, especially in the field of energy and power sector. Leading companies from both sides are working closely to form joint ventures (JVs) to establish power plants in Qatar ...

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Qatari and Indian power companies look for JV opportunities - The Peninsula Qatar

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 10:37am

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatari and Indian power companies look for JV opportunities
The Peninsula Qatar
DOHA: Qatar and India are likely to expand and deepen cooperation in new areas, especially in the field of energy and power sector. Leading companies from both sides are working closely to form joint ventures (JVs) to establish power plants in Qatar ...

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Macquarie looks to buy Canadian Solar's India business - Livemint

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 1:44am

Livemint

Macquarie looks to buy Canadian Solar's India business
Livemint
The Indian solar power sector is facing headwinds in terms of a safeguard duty of 25% and a depreciating rupee, pushing up costs for local developers who import a bulk of the solar modules. The last big deal in the renewable energy sector was in April ...

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India needs a robust ancillary services framework to ensure grid stability - The Hindu BusinessLine

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 10:01pm

The Hindu BusinessLine

India needs a robust ancillary services framework to ensure grid stability
The Hindu BusinessLine
India's ongoing mission to substantially increase renewables in its energy mix poses some pertinent challenges, such as the daily intermittence and seasonal variability of renewable power on grid stability. India plans to increase the share of non ...

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India Fuels Power Mix with 8 Percent Rise in Coal Imports - Power Engineering Magazine

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 9:17pm

Power Engineering Magazine

India Fuels Power Mix with 8 Percent Rise in Coal Imports
Power Engineering Magazine
"India's thermal coal demand remained buoyant due to the coal shortage in the power sector,” mjunction CEO Vinaya Varma said in a statement. “However, there was an expectation of further corrections in spot coal prices, which might have delayed some ...

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15 Indian companies recognised Healthy Workplaces for 2018 by Arogya World - India Today

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 6:37pm

India Today

15 Indian companies recognised Healthy Workplaces for 2018 by Arogya World
India Today
All these leading public and private sector companies, which span across healthcare, IT, manufacturing, consumer goods, energy and infrastructure, will be recognized as Healthy Workplaces in front of their peers and thought leaders on Nov 14, 2018, at ...

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SHAKTI Scheme Boosts Domestic Coal Supply, Help Discoms Cut Power Purchase Cost: Report - Moneylife

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 4:57pm

Moneylife

SHAKTI Scheme Boosts Domestic Coal Supply, Help Discoms Cut Power Purchase Cost: Report
Moneylife
Between April and September, domestic coal production – by Coal India and Singareni Collieries Co Ltd – increased about 9.5% on-year. "However, coal demand from both power and non-power sectors outpaced production, forcing many players from the ...

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Solar Curtailment Still an Issue for Power Developers in India - Mercom India

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 11:01am

Mercom India

Solar Curtailment Still an Issue for Power Developers in India
Mercom India
A Mercom source at National Solar Energy Federation of India (NSEFI) said, “The problem of solar curtailment was very bad in 2017 and 2018 in Tamil Nadu, though it has improved in last 3-4 months. ... (MoP) had also taken note of the issue of solar ...

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No increase in power tariff in next fiscal too reiterates CM N Chandrababu Naidu - The New Indian Express

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 10:39am

The New Indian Express

No increase in power tariff in next fiscal too reiterates CM N Chandrababu Naidu
The New Indian Express
Even though the production cost was increased due to the increase in coal prices, our government has been implementing free power supply to 17 lakh farmers by bearing Rs 6,030 crore as subsidy for power sector as a whole, free power up to 100 units to ...

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