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India Inc finds pricing power in fastest-growing world economy - Livemint

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 10:57am

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India Inc finds pricing power in fastest-growing world economy
Livemint
From Mercedes-Benz AG to Hindustan Unilever, companies in India are finding power to pass on higher costs to consumers, a sign that demand in the world's fastest-growing major economy is well-entrenched. After the twin shocks of a cash ban in 2016 and ...

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CERC Proposes Granting Category I Inter-State Power Trading License to Refex Energy - Mercom India

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 9:43am

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CERC Proposes Granting Category I Inter-State Power Trading License to Refex Energy
Mercom India
CERC is the highest regulatory authority in the Indian electricity sector. Recently, CERC amended the regulations for the open access of interstate transmission, and also sets the national average power purchase cost (APPC) at ₹3.53 (~$0.0518)/kWh for ...

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PTC India looking to exit wind power business - Livemint

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 8:43am

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PTC India looking to exit wind power business
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India's wind sector has transitioned from a feed-in tariff regime, which ensures a fixed price for wind power producers, to tariff-based competitive auctions. In such a scenario, obtaining finance at the lowest cost has become key. “There has been a ...

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CREST urges UT Police to provide space to install solar panels in its buildings - The Indian Express

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 7:14am

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CREST urges UT Police to provide space to install solar panels in its buildings
The Indian Express
Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science & Technology Promotion Society (CREST) has urged Chandigarh Police to make arrangements for installing solar panels in all its buildings as only 11 out of a total of 37 had been equipped with the system in the ...

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India Inc. Finds Pricing Power in Fastest-Growing World Economy - BloombergQuint

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 6:43am

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India Inc. Finds Pricing Power in Fastest-Growing World Economy
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Fast-moving consumer goods, which is ranked as the fourth-largest sector in the economy by think-tank India Brand Equity Foundation, is a bright spot in terms of demand. That's given companies such as Hindustan Unilever Ltd., the local unit of Unilever ...

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Focus on fiscal management for growth: Chief Secretary to Energy Department - The New Indian Express

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 5:47am

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Focus on fiscal management for growth: Chief Secretary to Energy Department
The New Indian Express
VIJAYAWADA: In a bid to strengthen the power sector further and explore the options of reducing the power tariff in future, Chief Secretary Dinesh Kumar said the Energy Department should adopt effective financial management. He stressed the need for ...

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India Inc. Finds Pricing Power in Fastest-Growing World Economy - BloombergQuint

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 4:52am

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India Inc. Finds Pricing Power in Fastest-Growing World Economy
BloombergQuint
Fast-moving consumer goods, which is ranked as the fourth-largest sector in the economy by think-tank India Brand Equity Foundation, is a bright spot in terms of demand. That's given companies such as Hindustan Unilever Ltd., the local unit of Unilever ...

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Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announces 27 per cent profit share to Singareni workers - The New Indian Express

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 2:37am

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Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announces 27 per cent profit share to Singareni workers
The New Indian Express
Already, SCCL has forayed into the power sector and is producing thermal and solar power. “The Singareni Collieries Company Limited's expertise should be utilised to extract the sand and granite reserves which are available in abundance in the state.

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Challenges before India's growth story - Financial Express

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 2:01am

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Challenges before India's growth story
Financial Express
There was a decline in the shares of two sectors—industry and construction—and that is quite significant. The share of industry, which includes mining, manufacturing and electricity, came down continuously from 32.5% to 29.1% in FY18. This would not ...

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Will India Find Its Place in the Sun With Solar Power? - STRATFOR

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 1:19am

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Will India Find Its Place in the Sun With Solar Power?
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The country has installed 23 gigawatts of generation capacity (enough to power more than 16 million homes) in the span of about four years using policies based mostly on market forces, rather than on subsidies. India's private sector leads the domestic ...

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How to pay a fitting tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee - The Indian Express

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 12:10am

How to pay a fitting tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
The Indian Express
Atalji's much bolder decisions in the agri-food space pertained to de-licensing the sugar (1998) and dairy industries (2002) and allowing the cultivation of Bt cotton (2002) — India's only GM crop so far — despite opposition from NGOs and other ...

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