Indian Power Sector News

Cabinet gives nod to setting up of 10 new nuclear reactors for power generation - Firstpost

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 9:57pm

Hindustan Times

Cabinet gives nod to setting up of 10 new nuclear reactors for power generation
Firstpost
New Delhi: Seeking to ramp up India's domestic nuclear power production, the Union cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to indigenously build 10 atomic reactors, the largest ever approval granted for such facilities in one go. Once completed, the 10 ...
India to build 10 heavy water reactors to boost nuclear powerHindustan Times
Cabinet clears proposal to build 10 nuclear power plantsTimes of India
India to build ten heavy water reactors to boost nuclear powerFree Press Journal
The Indian Express -Press KS
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India to build 10 heavy water reactors to boost nuclear power - Hindustan Times

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 8:34pm

Hindustan Times

India to build 10 heavy water reactors to boost nuclear power
Hindustan Times
The Minister said the project will help transform the Indian nuclear industry by linking the goal of a strong nuclear power sector with the country's indigenous industrial capacities in high-end technologies. “With manufacturing orders to domestic ...
Cabinet clears proposal to build 10 nuclear power plantsTimes of India
Government's decision to set up 10 atomic power plants to generate 33400 jobs, Rs 70000-crore opportunityEconomic Times
Nuclear boostThe Indian Express
Huffington Post India -Free Press Journal -Narendra Modi (press release) (blog)
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India to build 10 heavy water reactors to boost nuclear power - Economic Times

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 7:50pm

The Indian Express

India to build 10 heavy water reactors to boost nuclear power
Economic Times
The Minister said the project will help transform the Indian nuclear industry by linking the goal of a strong nuclear power sector with the country's indigenous industrial capacities in high-end technologies. "With manufacturing orders to domestic ...
Govt clears 10 new nuclear reactors in big power pushThe Indian Express
Boost to transform domestic nuclear industryNarendra Modi (press release) (blog)

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Cabinet fast-tracks India's nuclear power programme, gives approval to 10 projects - Daily News & Analysis

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 7:08pm

Daily News & Analysis

Cabinet fast-tracks India's nuclear power programme, gives approval to 10 projects
Daily News & Analysis
As the government marks three years of its nation and people centric governnace, in a first of its kind project for India's nuclear power sector, the ten new units will come up in fleet mode as a fully homegrown initiative. It would be one of the ...
Cabinet clears proposal to build 10 indigenous nuclear reactors, to generate more than 33400 jobsIndia.com
Major boost to India's nuclear power industry; Cabinet approves setting up of 10 indigenous reactorsETEnergyworld.com
India boosts nuclear power generation as cabinet approves 10 atomic plantsAll India Radio

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India Grid InvIT IPO kicks off; here's what brokerages say - Economic Times

Wed, 17/05/2017 - 1:24pm

India Grid InvIT IPO kicks off; here's what brokerages say
Economic Times
The portfolio of India Grid comprises two power transmission projects located across four states. The projects include eight EHV overhead power transmission lines with a total circuit length of approximately 1,936 km and two sub-stations with 6,000 MVA ...

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An evolving risk paradigm in the power sector - Livemint

Tue, 16/05/2017 - 12:24am

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An evolving risk paradigm in the power sector
Livemint
The traditional electricity utility models are being upended and it will augur well for financiers and policymakers to heed the risks that have unfolded in the thermal sector. If the government continues to actively revamp and reimagine India's power ...
India ranked second in renewable energy attractiveness indexEconomic Times

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India's Sterlite Power does a first in Brazil, secures 2 projects; total investment seen at $200 mn - Financial Express

Mon, 15/05/2017 - 5:57am

Financial Express

India's Sterlite Power does a first in Brazil, secures 2 projects; total investment seen at $200 mn
Financial Express
India's Sterlite Power does a first in Brazil, secures 2 projects; total investment seen at $200 mn. In what could be billed as a first major foray by any Indian power company in Brazil, Sterlite Power has secured two power transmission projects ...

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Bigger private play in coal - Calcutta Telegraph

Mon, 15/05/2017 - 1:09am

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Bigger private play in coal
Calcutta Telegraph
So the process can start faster and bring in more flexibility in availability of coal," coal and power minister Piyush Goyal, said. The minister was on a visit to Austria and the UK from May 10-13 to promote the Indian energy sector. India is in the ...
Indian LED bulbs to illuminate UK by 2019: Piyush GoyalNewsBytes

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Renewable energy deals decline on falling solar power tariffs ... - Livemint

Mon, 15/05/2017 - 12:29am

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Renewable energy deals decline on falling solar power tariffs ...
Livemint
Declining solar power tariffs are resulting in fewer renewable energy deals on concerns that discoms may not honour electricity offtake commitments for projects ...
Solar Power market in a bind - Opinion by Vinay Rustagi | ET ...ETEnergyworld.com

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India looking for global investors to fund infra projects, says LSE CEO - Daily Pioneer

Mon, 15/05/2017 - 12:02am

India looking for global investors to fund infra projects, says LSE CEO
Daily Pioneer
Indian companies are finding welcome opening,” he said. Asserting that Indian power sector is one of the fastest growing power sectors in the world, Rathi said that the country will certainly achieve its ambitious renewable energy target of 175 GW ...

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Investors are finding Indian growth story exciting: Nikhil Rathi, CEO, London Stock Exchange - ETEnergyworld.com

Sun, 14/05/2017 - 7:24pm

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Investors are finding Indian growth story exciting: Nikhil Rathi, CEO, London Stock Exchange
ETEnergyworld.com
Indian energy and infrastructure companies have so far successfully hawked 'masala bonds' worth $6 billion on the London Stock Exchange. Another $1billion worth of rupee-denominated papers are expected to be issued by Indian power companies alone ...

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LSE CEO Nikhil Rathi says India looking for global investors to fund infra projects - Livemint

Sun, 14/05/2017 - 4:20pm

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LSE CEO Nikhil Rathi says India looking for global investors to fund infra projects
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More money being raised at lower prices to invest directly in Indian infrastructure, whether that's power, roads, housing, renewable energy. Indian companies are finding welcome opening,” he said. Asserting that Indian power sector is one of the ...
Investors are finding Indian growth story exciting: LSE chiefTimes of India
Indian LED bulbs to illuminate UK by 2019: Piyush GoyalNewsBytes
Centre plans strategy to light up UK with 100 million LED bulbs by 2019Financial Express
Odisha Diary
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India looking for global investors to fund infrastructure projects: London Stock Exchange CEO - Economic Times

Sun, 14/05/2017 - 3:09pm

Economic Times

India looking for global investors to fund infrastructure projects: London Stock Exchange CEO
Economic Times
"So, India is a fastest growing economy in G-20, growing at 7 per cent a year. There is huge demand for infrastructure investment in India, and it is going global and looking for global investors and London is proving to be natural place for it," Rathi ...
Investors are finding the Indian growth story exciting: LSE chief ...Times of India
India looking for global investors in infrastructure: LSE CEOThe Dollar Business
If we simplify process of tariff fixing, it will reduce corruption: Piyush GoyalETEnergyworld.com

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Investors are finding Indian growth story exciting: LSE chief - Times of India

Sun, 14/05/2017 - 3:09pm

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Investors are finding Indian growth story exciting: LSE chief
Times of India
A: The Indian power sector is one of the fastest-growing power sectors in the world. We have heard from the minister (Piyush Goyal) the (government's) huge ambitions for clean energy. That brings with it huge need for investors, (but also) for projects ...
LSE CEO Nikhil Rathi says India looking for global investors to fund ...Livemint

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India looking for global investors to fund infra projs:LSE CEO - India Today

Sun, 14/05/2017 - 2:59pm

India looking for global investors to fund infra projs:LSE CEO
India Today
Asserting that Indian power sector is one of the fastest growing power sectors in the world, Rathi said that the country will certainly achieve its ambitious renewable energy target of 175 GW. "India?s renewable energy target that brings with it huge ...

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Whose Power Plans Are Greener: China or India? - The Wire

Sun, 14/05/2017 - 1:45pm

The Wire

Whose Power Plans Are Greener: China or India?
The Wire
The countries also publish separate plans focused specifically on the national power sector. In November, China published its Energy Plan for 2016-2020. Meanwhile, the Indian Ministry of Power has published a five year National Electricity Plan (NEP ...
Solar Power will not 'kill' thermal; here's whyFinancial Express

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Indian LED bulbs to illuminate UK by 2019: Piyush Goyal - NewsBytes

Sun, 14/05/2017 - 1:41pm

NewsBytes

Indian LED bulbs to illuminate UK by 2019: Piyush Goyal
NewsBytes
Having recently become a net exporter of power, India announced its plans to replace over 100 million incandescent and CFL lamps in the UK, with LED bulbs produced by India's Energy Efficiency Services Limited by 2019. The announcement was made by ...
Centre plans strategy to light up UK with 100 million LED bulbs by 2019Financial Express
Piyush Goyal Launches World's Largest Efficient Lighting Programme 'Ujala – UK' In LondonEnergyInfraPost

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As China and India move away from coal, whose power plans are greener? - Scroll.in

Sat, 13/05/2017 - 9:32pm

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As China and India move away from coal, whose power plans are greener?
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The countries also publish separate plans focused specifically on the national power sector. In November, China published its Energy Plan for 2016-2020. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Power in India has published a five-year National Electricity Plan since ...
Solar Power will not 'kill' thermal; here's whyFinancial Express

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Niti Aayog calls for electric vehicles push while discouraging petrol, diesel cars - Livemint

Fri, 12/05/2017 - 6:48pm

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Niti Aayog calls for electric vehicles push while discouraging petrol, diesel cars
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“With a larger share of the fleet running on electricity, it leads to lower local emissions, improving public health. This has significant implications for India's electricity sector and economy, supporting India's ambitious renewable energy goals ...

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