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British-Indian tycoon acquires Australian energy firm - Zee Business

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 9:39pm

British-Indian tycoon acquires Australian energy firm
Zee Business
ZEN Energy is proudly Australian and brings unparalleled market and technological knowledge to address the challenges faced by the Australian power sector. We are delighted to partner with them on projects and look to invest for further growth. Our ...

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Abraaj, ENGIE to set up wind power platform in India - VCCircle

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 8:14pm

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Abraaj, ENGIE to set up wind power platform in India
VCCircle
“The Indian renewables sector has seen strong growth in recent times and we expect demand for power across the country to continue to increase,” said Saad Zaman, partner at Abraaj Group, “Wind power generation is approaching grid parity and offers a ...
French energy company to build wind power sector in IndiaNewsline

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India needs to push for a new deal - The Hindu

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 6:19pm

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India needs to push for a new deal
The Hindu
Global trade and intellectual property are at a crossroads. In a time when multilateral consensus is languishing on a large number of issues, the Trump administration is considering pulling the U.S. out of most free trade agreements on the ground that ...

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Mulling a truck loading unit at Hazira LNG Terminal: MD Rahul Deep Singh - Business Standard

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 5:12pm

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Mulling a truck loading unit at Hazira LNG Terminal: MD Rahul Deep Singh
Business Standard
As of today, general industries and refineries account for 50 per cent of the RLNG consumed in India, followed by fertiliser at 30 per cent, city gas distribution (CGD) projects at 15 per cent, with the power sector accounting for the residual 10 per ...

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Abraaj Group has joined hands with ENGIE to set up a wind energy platform in India - Economic Times

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 2:10pm

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Abraaj Group has joined hands with ENGIE to set up a wind energy platform in India
Economic Times
“The Indian renewables sector has seen strong growth in recent times and we expect demand for power across the country will continue to increase. In line with our commitment to addressing the Sustainable Development Goals, our partnership with ENGIE ...
France's Engie, Dubai's Abraaj to set up wind energy platform in IndiaLivemint
French energy company to build wind power sector in IndiaNewsline
Dubai's Abraaj to invest in wind energy in India with France's EngieThe National
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A defining feature of India's economy has just fallen prey to the beauty of GST - Economic Times

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 1:41pm

Economic Times

A defining feature of India's economy has just fallen prey to the beauty of GST
Economic Times
Fierce competition with others of their ilk does not leave them the luxury of paying taxes or honestly for the power they consume. More than 90 per cent of India's workers find employment in the unorganised sector. The Central Statistics Office defines ...

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Narendra Modi, Donald Trump came to power because of unemployment, says Rahul Gandhi at Princeton University - Firstpost

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 12:52pm

Narendra Modi, Donald Trump came to power because of unemployment, says Rahul Gandhi at Princeton University
Firstpost
In the candid conversation Gandhi, 47, admitted that Modi-led BJP came to power in India as the people were angry with his Congress party over the issue of unemployment. Employment is an all-encompassing means to empower, enfranchise and involve ...

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Narendra Modi has a jobs problem, and it could darken his road towards 2019 - Economic Times

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 10:25am

Economic Times

Narendra Modi has a jobs problem, and it could darken his road towards 2019
Economic Times
He swept to power three years ago promising India's poor and middle classes he'd restore their "dignity" after years of swelling inequality, with job creation central to his pitch. But now, the jobs market has been slugged ... And things look like they ...

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Wind energy: Sectoral headwinds blowing away jobs - The Indian Express

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 2:21am

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Wind energy: Sectoral headwinds blowing away jobs
The Indian Express
A company insider admitted to a manufacturing unit in Vallabhnagar, Udaipur, being closed down, but ReGen's official response to queries sent by The Indian Express played down the number of layoffs. ... The new auctioning model for the wind sector is ...

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Dr. Rahul Walawalkar receives Renewable Energy India Award - Markets Insider

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 11:32pm

Dr. Rahul Walawalkar receives Renewable Energy India Award
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PUNE, INDIA--(Marketwired - September 19, 2017) - Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, Executive Director of India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) and President & M.D. of Customized Energy Solutions (India) receives the Renewable Energy India (REI) award in the ...

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India to reach 20 GW of installed solar capacity by FY18-end: report - Livemint

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 9:35pm

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India to reach 20 GW of installed solar capacity by FY18-end: report
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“It is a curious time for solar sector in India. We are coming off a period of exceptional growth of over 80% over last three years. But the future looks more subdued—demand for solar power is slowing down when tariffs have fallen to a low of Rs2.42 ...
New quality standards for solar modules put India's sunshine sector on the right growth pathETEnergyworld.com
India's solar capacity to hit 20 gw by FY18-endZee Business
India to hit 20GW of solar this fiscal year – Bridge to IndiaPV-Tech

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CIL bid to hasten offtake - The Telegraph

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 12:54am

Economic Times

CIL bid to hasten offtake
The Telegraph
Calcutta, Sept.18: Coal India plans to optimally use the road and rail networks to sort out the problem of delayed supply to power producers. The public sector miner will use roads to transport coal to thermal power plants within short distances to its ...
CIL allows power companies within 60 km to lift coal beyond their quotaEconomic Times
Coal India steps in with increased supplies to support TPPs ...The Sunday Guardian

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CIL allows power companies within 60 km to lift coal beyond their quota - Economic Times

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 12:11am

Economic Times

CIL allows power companies within 60 km to lift coal beyond their quota
Economic Times
... stocks at thermal power stations, raising the rake loading to 197 rakes per day against to 162 rakes in the previous corresponding period. Since September 14, loading is at 215 rakes a day "In addition, about 25 rakes a day are being moved to power ...
CIL bid to hasten offtakeThe Telegraph

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Rental reforms redefine the Indian real estate sector - Moneycontrol.com

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 4:11pm

Rental reforms redefine the Indian real estate sector
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Be it demonetisation – the government's 'surgical strike' against black money - the revolutionary RERA or the unified tax regime of GST - all bore the power of rendering the Indian real estate sector more transparent and professional. The upward ...

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Solar power capacity addition fuelled by imports: How local panel producers can benefit from Make in India - Firstpost

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 4:00pm

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Solar power capacity addition fuelled by imports: How local panel producers can benefit from Make in India
Firstpost
In 2016, India achieved 5 GW of solar capacity addition, practically doubling its capacity (to 10 GW) from 2015. The new minister has a huge task of maintaining the momentum of renewable-based installations in the country. The solar sector being in ...
A case for continued support for green energyLivemint

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DATA STORY: Young India set to replace China as Asia's superpower - Moneycontrol.com

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 2:07pm

Moneycontrol.com

DATA STORY: Young India set to replace China as Asia's superpower
Moneycontrol.com
While Japan saw its “people power” peak in the 1990s (owing to skilled workforce rather the number of it), China has recently started reaping its fruits. For Japan, its peak potential workforce was in 1995 at 87.78 million. For China, the peak was in ...
India's demography will make it economic superpower: DeloitteFinancial Express
Deloitte report: Asia will be home to 60% of world's over 65s by 2030, creating growth opportunities for businessMarketWatch

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How rental reforms are transforming the Indian real estate sector - Sify News

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 12:37pm

Sify News

How rental reforms are transforming the Indian real estate sector
Sify News
Be it demonetization – the Government's 'surgical strike' against black money - the revolutionary RERA or the unified tax regime of GST - all bore the power of rendering the Indian real estate sector more transparent and professional. The upward ...

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Bull run resumes; check out these laggards that can give solid returns - Economic Times

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 12:22pm

Bull run resumes; check out these laggards that can give solid returns
Economic Times
CLSA believes inexpensive valuation has turned the IT sector attractive. ... In the power space, spot market prices have peaked at a three-year high of Rs 9 per unit, while average price on India Electricity Exchange also rose to Rs 5 per unit on low ...

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India likely to be 3rd largest economy by 2028: HSBC report - Moneycontrol.com

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 8:14am

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India likely to be 3rd largest economy by 2028: HSBC report
Moneycontrol.com
India is likely to overtake Japan and Germany to become the third largest economy in the next 10 years but needs to be consistent in reforms and focus more on the social sector, British brokerage HSBC has said. Social capital is "insufficient" in the ...

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A powerful move - The Indian Express

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 12:28am

A powerful move
The Indian Express
... for imposing unfair/discriminatory conditions in fuel supply agreements with power producers”. It slapped a fine of Rs 591 crore on CIL. The public sector outfit's stranglehold over commercial mining has also had a bearing on the quality of coal in ...

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