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Power purchase over 10 years caused Rs 4300 crore loss to government: House panel - The New Indian Express

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 9:12am

The New Indian Express

Power purchase over 10 years caused Rs 4300 crore loss to government: House panel
The New Indian Express
BELAGAVI: Payment of higher price, cancellation of tenders for washing coal and purchasing power from private producers and also the failure to utilise power from the central grid has led to a loss of over Rs 4,300 crore to the state exchequer between ...

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Plunging cost of solar means peak coal looms in India - RenewEconomy

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 8:16am

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Plunging cost of solar means peak coal looms in India
RenewEconomy
New modeling by IEEFA predicts that India is also within a decade of peak coal demand for the power sector. This is sooner than anyone has predicted. Under this scenario, Australia's thermal coal export sector is set to take another hit. IEEFA's report ...

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Power purchase over 10 years caused F4,300cr loss to govt: House panel - The New Indian Express

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 8:11am

The New Indian Express

Power purchase over 10 years caused F4,300cr loss to govt: House panel
The New Indian Express
The report also points out to the power sector problem between 2004-2014, after the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests directed power generating firms to use washed coal and reduce pollution caused due to fly ash. Accordingly, between 2002 and ...

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PowerGrid, Sterlite, Adani, KEC eye power transmission projects in Brazil - Economic Times

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 12:44am

Economic Times

PowerGrid, Sterlite, Adani, KEC eye power transmission projects in Brazil
Economic Times
India has sharpened its focus on the power transmission sector but orders have slowed down, according to industry experts, who said that if these projects don't pick up, it may lead to congestion in power transmission. They said policy issues have held ...

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Railways may put 30000 km of power lines on the block - Economic Times

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 11:44pm

Economic Times

Railways may put 30000 km of power lines on the block
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: In a major disinvestment initiative that follows New Delhi's decision to dilute its Air India ownership, the Centre is considering a proposal to put on the block about 30,000 km of Indian Railways power lines, potentially fetching the ...

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Nifty, Sensex on course to head higher – Tuesday closing report - Moneylife

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 7:01pm

Moneylife

Nifty, Sensex on course to head higher – Tuesday closing report
Moneylife
We had mentioned in Monday's closing report that Nifty, Sensex were in an uptrend. The major indices of the Indian stock markets were range-bound on Tuesday and closed with gains over Monday's close. The trends of the major indices in the course of ...
Gains in RIL, Airtel steers Sensex to reclaim 33500; rupee advances 5 paise against US dollarFinancial Express
Closing Bell: Sensex ends 118 pts higher, Nifty above 10300; pharma soarsMoneycontrol.com

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GOInternational Finland Calls Indian Series A Startups & SMEs For Smart City Bizhack India - Inc42 Media

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 5:19pm

GOInternational Finland Calls Indian Series A Startups & SMEs For Smart City Bizhack India
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It is the first Indian-themed event to be hosted alongside Slush, an international technology conference organised annually for startups and tech talent to meet top-tier international investors, executives and media at Helsinki, Finland. The three-day ...

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India needs over $200 bn of investment in renewable infrastructure - Economic Times

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 3:32pm

Economic Times

India needs over $200 bn of investment in renewable infrastructure
Economic Times
Indeed, the tipping point may have been 2016-17, when the net thermal capacity plummeted and renewable installs more than doubled, Buckley said in his report "Indian electricity sector transformation" made public on Tuesday. These developments ...
India to hit peak coal demand faster than expected, says reportFinancial Times

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India needs over USD 200 billion of investment in renewable infrastructure - The New Indian Express

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 1:58pm

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India needs over USD 200 billion of investment in renewable infrastructure
The New Indian Express
Changes to tap renewable resources are on the way. Indeed, the tipping point may have been 2016-17, when the net thermal capacity plummeted and renewable installs more than doubled, Buckley said in his report "Indian electricity sector transformation" ...

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Amara Raja Batteries: Will It Get Energised? - Moneylife

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 11:22am

Moneylife

Amara Raja Batteries: Will It Get Energised?
Moneylife
... industrial and automotive, applications in the Indian storage battery industry. It is the preferred supplier for major telecom service-providers, Telecom equipment manufacturers, uninterrupted power service (UPS) sector and Indian Railways and for ...

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6-year-old aircraft plan for private sector in doldrums - Times of India

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 8:42am

Times of India

6-year-old aircraft plan for private sector in doldrums
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Much before the government finalised the new "strategic partnership" policy six months ago to boost the Indian private sector's role in defence production, the country's first major military aircraft manufacturing project for domestic firms ...

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India, World Bank ink $98 million loan pact for clean energy - Moneycontrol.com

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 9:47pm

Moneycontrol.com

India, World Bank ink $98 million loan pact for clean energy
Moneycontrol.com
While some states intend to provide a full range of infrastructure services to the selected private or public sector developers, others plan to provide only pooling stations to facilitate internal evacuation. With about 331 GW of installed capacity ...

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Nagaland, three Union Territories join UDAY for operational efficiency of discoms - The New Indian Express

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 9:34pm

The New Indian Express

Nagaland, three Union Territories join UDAY for operational efficiency of discoms
The New Indian Express
... Yojana (UDAY) today, the Government of India signed 4 MoUs under the scheme with Nagaland and with Union Territories (UTs) of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu for operational improvements," Power Ministry statement ...

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India, World Bank ink $98 million loan pact for renewable energy ... - Livemint

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 7:52pm

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India, World Bank ink $98 million loan pact for renewable energy ...
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The Shared Infrastructure for Solar Parks Project will finance IREDA to provide sub-loans to states to invest in various solar parks, World Bank says.

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Top stocks in focus on 20 November 2017 - Economic Times

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 8:13am

Economic Times

Top stocks in focus on 20 November 2017
Economic Times
SBI, HDFC Bank: Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the long-term ratings of four Indian financial institutions including SBI to Baa2 from Baa3. The other three are Export-Import Bank of India, HDFC Bank and Indian Railway Finance Corporation.
Earnings revival after a long wait – will it convert the last bear standing?Moneycontrol.com

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From tomorrow, farm sector back to 9-hour power; steps on for 24X7 supply - The New Indian Express

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 7:46am

The New Indian Express

From tomorrow, farm sector back to 9-hour power; steps on for 24X7 supply
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: Before initiating measures to provide 24X7 uninterrupted power supply to all sectors in the state from January 1, the electricity department officials will begin the task of removing all auto starters being used by farmers for their pump ...

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From tomorrow, farm sector back to 9-hr power; steps on for 24X7 supply - The New Indian Express

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 7:46am

The New Indian Express

From tomorrow, farm sector back to 9-hr power; steps on for 24X7 supply
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: Before initiating measures to provide 24X7 uninterrupted power supply to all sectors in the state from January 1, the electricity department officials will begin the task of removing all auto starters being used by farmers for their pump ...

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24-hour power to agri sector experiment successful:T'gana govt - The New Indian Express

Sun, 19/11/2017 - 7:07pm

24-hour power to agri sector experiment successful:T'gana govt
The New Indian Express
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (PTI) The Telangana government today said the experiment to supply uninterrupted 24-hour power to the agriculture sector in the state has been "successful". ... This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire ...

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A sunshine sector - The Hindu - The Hindu

Sun, 19/11/2017 - 5:02pm

The Hindu

A sunshine sector - The Hindu
The Hindu
Renewable energy sector has become one of the fundamental premises for making a sustainable global society, and in India it's one of the fastest growing ...

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Indian Railways not to seek more funds from Budget: Piyush Goyal - Hindustan Times

Sun, 19/11/2017 - 3:13pm

Hindustan Times

Indian Railways not to seek more funds from Budget: Piyush Goyal
Hindustan Times
Goyal, who after transforming the power sector took over the railway portfolio in September, said the Asia's oldest railway network will not be constrained of funds at all. “To my mind, there are many opportunities in the Railways to monetise assets ...

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