Indian Power Sector News

Govt plans penalty for gratuitous load-shedding by distribution cos - The Indian Express

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 1:41am

The Indian Express

Govt plans penalty for gratuitous load-shedding by distribution cos
The Indian Express
The minister also said that most states participating in the conference agreed that electricity subsidies to needy consumers should only be passed on through the direct benefit transfer (DBT) mechanism. DBT is expected to gradually reduce cross ...

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On 'populist steps', tricky mandate for new Finance Commission ... - The Indian Express

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 1:07am

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On 'populist steps', tricky mandate for new Finance Commission ...
The Indian Express
The primary remit of a Finance Commission is to work out the distribution of the net proceeds of taxes between the states and the central government, and the allocation among states.

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Online plea against FRDI Bill spreads like wildfire; 40000 signatures and counting - Business Today

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 10:04pm

Business Today

Online plea against FRDI Bill spreads like wildfire; 40000 signatures and counting
Business Today
The ministry of finance said the FRDI Bill is far more depositor-friendly than many other jurisdictions, which provide for statutory bail-in, where consent of creditors/depositors is not required for bail-in. The FRDI Bill does not propose in any way ...

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Drone Designed By Indian Start-Up Could Track China's Military Moves - NDTV

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 7:14pm

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Drone Designed By Indian Start-Up Could Track China's Military Moves
NDTV
Wind conditions over large parts of India are notoriously fickle. Being able to achieve an altitude of at least 65,000 feet means that operators who will fly the drone through a remote-control link will need to carefully manoeuvre through jet-streams ...

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Power Ministers' meet:States agree on 24X7 power for all, DBT - The New Indian Express

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 6:36pm

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Power Ministers' meet:States agree on 24X7 power for all, DBT
The New Indian Express
On availability of power in Gujarat for farmers, he said power is very much available for farmers in the state. "We have agreed that states will set up their own roadmap for separation of carriage and content in power sector," he said. This move will ...
Metering, billing cause discoms' losses: Power MinisterSME Times

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Energy-efficiency project - Daily Pioneer

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 2:06pm

Energy-efficiency project
Daily Pioneer
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL), India's leading power distribution company and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly work towards designing innovative energy efficiency ...

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Siemens to manufacture new generation of photovoltaic inverters in India - Hindu Business Line

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 1:32pm

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Siemens to manufacture new generation of photovoltaic inverters in India
Hindu Business Line
Siemens India has launched with Sinacon PV, a new generation of photovoltaic (PV) central inverters with an output up to 5,000 kVA. The inverter is part of the Siemens new electrical Balance of Plant (eBoP) solution for PV power plant installations ...
Siemens announces India plan for manufacturing solar PV invertersETEnergyworld.com

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Khushi Ram Behari Lal: Continued Excellence - Moneylife

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 1:05pm

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Khushi Ram Behari Lal: Continued Excellence
Moneylife
Coal India Ltd (CIL) said coal supplies to power utilities increased by 9.2% to 290.59 million tonnes (mt) during April to November period of the current fiscal compared to 266 mt during same period last year. "On the back of higher rake loading, CIL's ...

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Does India Need Only One Data Protection Law and Regulator to Rule Them All? - The Wire

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 9:00am

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Does India Need Only One Data Protection Law and Regulator to Rule Them All?
The Wire
The second issue that flows from the first is the creation of a data protection authority as a regulator that will wield a big stick against everybody in the public and private sector. Going by the tenor of the white paper, it appears that Justice ...

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What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things ... - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 7:54am

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What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things ...
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A look at top cues from domestic and international cues that could have a bearing on D-Street.

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Govt Sets Up Panel To Address NPAs In The Power Sector - EnergyInfraPost

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 5:11am

Govt Sets Up Panel To Address NPAs In The Power Sector
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The government has set up a high-level committee headed by NITI Aayog chief executive Amitabh Kant to address the problem of stressed assets in India's power sector, said two people aware of the matter. Non-performing assets (NPAs) in power generation ...

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Power ministers' meet kicks off tomorrow, 'Saubhagya' in focus - The New Indian Express

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 4:49pm

Power ministers' meet kicks off tomorrow, 'Saubhagya' in focus
The New Indian Express
The issues on reforms in the power and renewable energy sector are also listed for discussion at the meet. Other points on the agenda are how to mandate charges for cross subsidy and inter-state transmission, honouring of power purchase agreements and ...

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Industry bodies hold talks with Fin Min Jaitley, concerns raised include incentives to SMEs - GST revisions - Knn India

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 4:40pm

Industry bodies hold talks with Fin Min Jaitley, concerns raised include incentives to SMEs - GST revisions
Knn India
Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) President Dinesh Chandra Tripathi represented the meeting with the concerns pertaining to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Tripathi urged the Finance Minister to consider special ...

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CII suggests measures to govt to strengthen banking sector - Outlook India

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 4:06pm

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CII suggests measures to govt to strengthen banking sector
Outlook India
In order to make India an attractive investment destination for Indian industry and global investors, it is necessary that the overall tax burden on Indian Corporate sector should be reduced. "The roadmap for reduction in corporate tax rate for India ...
Industry bodies hold talks with Fin Min Jaitley, concerns raised include incentives to SMEs - GST revisionsKnn India

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CII suggests measures to govt to strengthen banking sector - Business Standard

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 4:02pm

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CII suggests measures to govt to strengthen banking sector
Business Standard
In order to make India an attractive investment destination for Indian industry and global investors, it is necessary that the overall tax burden on Indian Corporate sector should be reduced. "The roadmap for reduction in corporate tax rate for India ...
Industry bodies hold talks with Fin Min Jaitley, concerns raised include incentives to SMEs - GST revisionsKnn India

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CII suggests measures to govt to strengthen banking sector - ANI News (blog)

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 3:53pm

ANI News (blog)

CII suggests measures to govt to strengthen banking sector
ANI News (blog)
CII has recommended several steps for the effective implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) which include a suggestion for three rates and asked the government to consider bringing petroleum, electricity, real estate sector and alcohol under the ...
Industry bodies hold talks with Fin Min Jaitley, concerns raised ...Knn India

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Industry bodies hold talks with Fin Min Jaitley, concerns raised include incentives to SMEs - GST revisions - Knn India

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 3:49pm

Knn India

Industry bodies hold talks with Fin Min Jaitley, concerns raised include incentives to SMEs - GST revisions
Knn India
Tripathi urged the Finance Minister to consider special incentives to the SME sector considering the fact that the sector is labour intensive and generates major chunk of employment for the economy. Also the FISME President further asked for a clubbing ...

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China Development Bank takes RCom to NCLT: Will Anil Ambani-led telco go the Essar Steel way? - Business Today

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 1:25pm

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China Development Bank takes RCom to NCLT: Will Anil Ambani-led telco go the Essar Steel way?
Business Today
The equipment ordered was sufficient to generate 30,000 mega watt, an R-Power statement said. And the supplies was supposed to be completed in three years. R-Power and Shanghai Electric signed in-principle agreements with Chinese banks for up to $12 ...

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International Solar Alliance becomes India's calling card on climate change - Livemint

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 10:35am

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International Solar Alliance becomes India's calling card on climate change
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New Delhi: With 19 countries ratifying its framework agreement, the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on Wednesday became the first treaty-based international government organisation to be based in India. This marks the culmination of India's efforts ...

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Govt sets up panel to address NPAs in the power sector - Livemint

Wed, 06/12/2017 - 1:29am

Livemint

Govt sets up panel to address NPAs in the power sector
Livemint
New Delhi: The government has set up a high-level committee headed by NITI Aayog chief executive Amitabh Kant to address the problem of stressed assets in India's power sector, said two people aware of the matter. Non-performing assets (NPAs) in power ...

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