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Energy storage: Future of Indian power sector - ETEnergyworld.com

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 4:17pm

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Energy storage: Future of Indian power sector
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In the recent years, with advancement in the digital technology, there has been a gradual shift towards the Integrated Power Sector Planning inclusive of the energy storage in developed countries. However, in the Indian context storage is considered ...
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[Commentary] Climate ambition can combat India's air crisis - Mongabay-India

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 1:01pm

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[Commentary] Climate ambition can combat India's air crisis
Mongabay-India
Much of the outdoor air pollution that chokes Indian cities, for instance, is caused by thermal coal plants, which burn the particularly polluting fossil fuel to power India's economic growth. However, there are early signs that the power sector is ...

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Making climate action count: Mainstreaming gender in climate action to accelerate climate compatible development - Observer Research Foundation

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 12:35pm

Observer Research Foundation

Making climate action count: Mainstreaming gender in climate action to accelerate climate compatible development
Observer Research Foundation
India has explicitly recognised the critical role of women in the energy sector in its draft National Energy Policy 2017 and through schemes such as LPG connections for women below poverty line- 'Ujjwala' and Power to All or 'Saubhagya'. Yet their ...

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Wind farm 'predator' effect hits ecosystems: study by Indian Institute of Science - ETEnergyworld.com

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 7:59am

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Wind farm 'predator' effect hits ecosystems: study by Indian Institute of Science
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Paris: Wind farms act as a top "predator" in some ecosystems, harming birds at the top of the food chain and triggering a knock-on effect overlooked by green energy advocates, scientists said Monday. Wind is the fastest-growing renewable energy sector, ...

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Incentives needed for cleaner energy from thermal power sources - Down To Earth Magazine (blog)

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 9:09pm

Down To Earth Magazine (blog)

Incentives needed for cleaner energy from thermal power sources
Down To Earth Magazine (blog)
Given the asset crisis building up in the power sector, financial institutions will find it difficult to lend more money without suitable assurances. An important .... It is reported that South African major, Sasol, was willing to invest in Indian coal ...

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Amazon is targeting brands to power Alexa's growth in India - VCCircle

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 7:45pm

VCCircle

Amazon is targeting brands to power Alexa's growth in India
VCCircle
Based on the criteria of having developed a set number of skills on the Alexa platform, Amazon has listed five partners for India, including IT services company Mphasis and Tata Consultancy Services. Amazon provides them training and helps them create ...

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How Amazon is targeting brands to power Alexa's growth in India - VCCircle

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 3:23pm

VCCircle

How Amazon is targeting brands to power Alexa's growth in India
VCCircle
How Amazon is targeting brands to power Alexa's growth in India. How Amazon is targeting ... In India today, Alexa, the smart voice assistant that powers Amazon's Echo smart speakers, can check the weather, play music and even keep kids busy with ...

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Incentives needed for cleaner energy from thermal power sources - Down To Earth Magazine (blog)

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 1:22pm

Down To Earth Magazine (blog)

Incentives needed for cleaner energy from thermal power sources
Down To Earth Magazine (blog)
Given the asset crisis building up in the power sector, financial institutions will find it difficult to lend more money without suitable assurances. An important .... It is reported that South African major, Sasol, was willing to invest in Indian coal ...

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Incentives needed for cleaner energy from thermal power sources - Down To Earth Magazine (blog)

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 1:22pm

Down To Earth Magazine (blog)

Incentives needed for cleaner energy from thermal power sources
Down To Earth Magazine (blog)
Given the asset crisis building up in the power sector, financial institutions will find it difficult to lend more money without suitable assurances. An important .... It is reported that South African major, Sasol, was willing to invest in Indian coal ...

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India services sector activity in October sees quickest growth since July: PMI - ETEnergyworld.com

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 11:43am

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India services sector activity in October sees quickest growth since July: PMI
ETEnergyworld.com
Meanwhile, the Nikkei India Composite PMI Output Index, that maps both the manufacturing as well as the services sector, improved from 51.6 in September to 53 in October; and highlighted the strongest expansion in private sector activity since July.

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CM Chandrababu Naidu directs officials to prepare cyclone manual - The New Indian Express

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 8:31am

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CM Chandrababu Naidu directs officials to prepare cyclone manual
The New Indian Express
Pointing out at several areas getting plunged into darkness during Titli and Hud Hud cyclones due to severe damage to power infrastructure, Naidu stressed the need for a permanent solution. “It is commendable that the power sector has restored the ...

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How govt-RBI battle on Section 7 plays out could decide fate of power NPAs - Business Standard

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 8:12am

Business Standard

How govt-RBI battle on Section 7 plays out could decide fate of power NPAs
Business Standard
As many as 60 corporate loan defaulters and 34 power companies – including GMR Chhattisgarh, Ind-Barath Energy (Utkal), Lanco Anpara and Jindal India Thermal Power – and non-power sector players such as Bombay Rayon, Gitanjali Gems, Gayatri ...

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Oil price rise: Making India's voice count - Times of India

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 7:31am

Times of India

Oil price rise: Making India's voice count
Times of India
The forecast also holds a promise for renewable energy, as fast-declining costs turn solar and wind energy into the main drivers of growth in the power sector. Reducing dependence on fossil fuel is one of the prime focus of our government's policies ...

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India's Power NPA Puzzle, Both in Gujarat and Elsewhere, Is Unlikely to Be Resolved Soon - The Wire

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 2:30pm

The Wire

India's Power NPA Puzzle, Both in Gujarat and Elsewhere, Is Unlikely to Be Resolved Soon
The Wire
As many as 60 corporate loan defaulters and 34 power companies – including GMR Chhattisgarh, Ind-Barath Energy (Utkal), Lanco Anpara and Jindal India Thermal Power – and non-power sector players such as Bombay Rayon, Gitanjali Gems, Gayatri ...

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How to power India: Modi tweaks the energy mix - Financial Times

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:31am

Financial Times

How to power India: Modi tweaks the energy mix
Financial Times
How the Indian energy sector will evolve to cope with these competing demands remains unclear. The country must reconcile ensuring adequate energy supplies for the population with a transition to cleaner fuels for transport and power and at costs that ...

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IMF backs RBI autonomy, govt continues spat - The New Indian Express

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 7:01am

IMF backs RBI autonomy, govt continues spat
The New Indian Express
The standoff was in relation to RBI's handling of weak public sector banks, tight liquidity in the market and on resolving bad loans in the power sector. Following the verbal sparring, it was even speculated that RBI Governor Urjit Patel was ...

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Urjit Patel: RBI Governor and his governance - The Indian Express

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 12:44am

The Indian Express

Urjit Patel: RBI Governor and his governance
The Indian Express
In independent India, only once, in 1956-57, has the RBI governor had to quit. Interestingly, then too, as now, the fight centered around credit flow to various sectors of the economy — between the RBI's 'restrictive policy' and the government's ...

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Across the Aisle: Power lies in non-use - The Indian Express

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 12:41am

The Indian Express

Across the Aisle: Power lies in non-use
The Indian Express
Section 7 of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 reads: ... Today, NBFCs are unable to raise fresh funds, sectors that depended on NBFCs for funds are squeezed, and small and medium firms that traditionally got credit from NBFCs are left in the lurch.
RBI vs Govt: Will the central bank become a victim of reckless government policies?Financial Express
RBI Vs Government: Protecting Depositors, Taxpayers Is Public Interest, Says Central BankNDTV
The battle between India's central bank and the government has deep rootsFinancial Times

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Energy News Monitor | Volume XV; Issue 21 - Observer Research Foundation

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 2:13pm

Observer Research Foundation

Energy News Monitor | Volume XV; Issue 21
Observer Research Foundation
With a decade-low stockpile at CIL's mines and more than half of the plants with a supercritical level of less than seven days' stock, the reliance on imported coal for several power plants will increase the flow of imports into India. With the power ...

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Telangana secures first place, while AP stands third in power consumption in country - The New Indian Express

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 7:38am

Telangana secures first place, while AP stands third in power consumption in country
The New Indian Express
The central electricity authority announced the details of the progress of various states in power sector for the year 2017-18. As per this data, Telangana State, by achieving the highest growth rate in two divisions, stood first in the country. In ...

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