Indian Power Sector News

Regulating PSBs: Panel may favour more power to RBI - The Indian Express

Mon, 23/07/2018 - 12:38am

The Indian Express

Regulating PSBs: Panel may favour more power to RBI
The Indian Express
The parliamentary standing committee on finance may suggest giving more power to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to better regulate public sector banks (PSBs) that have come under heightened public scrutiny following a string of scandals, a source said.

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Trade talk - The Telegraph India

Mon, 23/07/2018 - 12:07am

The Telegraph India

Trade talk
The Telegraph India
CEFC Pratham Foundation was set up as a national facility to impart training and enhance competitiveness in Indian capital goods sector. Power wheels. In line with the government of India's vision of 100 per cent e-mobility by 2030, Tata Power on July ...

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Solar Energy Scheme: This Rs 8,000-crore solar scheme may help ... - Economic Times

Sun, 22/07/2018 - 11:25pm

Economic Times

Solar Energy Scheme: This Rs 8,000-crore solar scheme may help ...
Economic Times
A new 12 gigawatts solar energy scheme, which has been deftly crafted to mandate local manufacturing without violating WTO's trade rules, is in the final stages ...

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India's BRO completes strategic road in Bhutan - Times of India

Sun, 22/07/2018 - 6:09pm

India's BRO completes strategic road in Bhutan
Times of India
Several India-funded infrastructure projects, including in the power sector, are being implemented in Bhutan, in sync with close bilateral relationship between the two countries. "Let this road be a reminder to celebrate our friendship. Let's showcase ...

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Pledge to cut coal imports turning a dud - The New Indian Express

Sun, 22/07/2018 - 6:53am

The New Indian Express

Pledge to cut coal imports turning a dud
The New Indian Express
The fact that India almost tripled its imports of the dry fuel from America in the first quarter of 2018 from a year earlier and that several state-owned power utilities have begun buying foreign coal due to domestic coal shortages undermines a pledge ...

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Can't make jobs regular: Telangana Transco and Genco - The New Indian Express

Sun, 22/07/2018 - 6:29am

Can't make jobs regular: Telangana Transco and Genco
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: TS Transco and Genco chairman and managing director D Prabhakar Rao made it clear that they could not take any decision on the regularisation of artisans in the power sector, as the matter was in the court. The artisans in power sector went ...

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The evolving energy landscape in India: Opportunities for investments - Fortune India

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 11:59pm

Fortune India

The evolving energy landscape in India: Opportunities for investments
Fortune India
In the power sector, electricity generation has shown considerable growth in the last few years, and India has successfully transitioned from an era of chronic power shortages, into a situation of over-capacity. This will lead to almost negligible or ...

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Mounting losses of Rs.2829.28 crores – has WCL become a White Elephant ? - Nagpur Today

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 6:46pm

Nagpur Today

Mounting losses of Rs.2829.28 crores – has WCL become a White Elephant ?
Nagpur Today
Indian Coal Industry needs to augment coal production at 'unprecedented rate' to reach planned level of 1.5 Billion tons (of mined coal) by 2020″ i.e. less than two years from now. The target set for WCL itself is 55.00 Billion Tons in two years ...

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Did you miss out on important news? See what mattered the most - Indiainfoline

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 7:17am

Did you miss out on important news? See what mattered the most
Indiainfoline
Coal India says dispatched 122.2 mt coal to power sector in first quarter. Reliance Communication says confident of resolving debt with lenders. IDBI Bank board seek government's view on LIC's proposal to buy 51% stake. HDFC Bank to allot 3.9cr shares ...

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Duty on Imported Solar Cells May Hurt India's Clean Energy Goals - The Quint

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 9:35pm

The Quint

Duty on Imported Solar Cells May Hurt India's Clean Energy Goals
The Quint
After a year of record growth, India's clean energy sector could take a hit if the government approves a proposed 25 percent safeguard duty on solar cells and modules imported from China and Malaysia. Safeguard duties are a temporary measure aimed at ...

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No immediate threat to India from trade wars: Steel Secy Aruna Sharma - Economic Times

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 6:31pm

Economic Times

No immediate threat to India from trade wars: Steel Secy Aruna Sharma
Economic Times
Steel policy is based on enhanced domestic consumption, there are no evidence of diversion of steel supplies to India. If EU imposes import tariffs, it might be a concern for India. Steel sector is doing well, even the 3 stressed companies are doing well.

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India Strengthens its Position as an Electricity Exporter - Mercom India

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 4:44pm

Mercom India

India Strengthens its Position as an Electricity Exporter
Mercom India
India has gradually strengthened its position as an electricity exporting nation. India is now exporting power to Bangladesh, Nepal, and Myanmar. Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, the minister for Power, R.K. Singh, stated, “India is currently ...

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Sunshine blues: Status check of the clean energy sector - Fortune India

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 1:03pm

Fortune India

Sunshine blues: Status check of the clean energy sector
Fortune India
There is little one can do when one is caught in a downpour on a day that began in fine, sunny weather. It's best to take shelter and wait it out, hoping that the sun would be back before long. Solar power companies in India are in a similar situation ...

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'CM K Chandrasekhar Rao was 'power'full even before polls' - The New Indian Express

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 5:45am

The New Indian Express

'CM K Chandrasekhar Rao was 'power'full even before polls'
The New Indian Express
But, a confident Chandrasekhar Rao had invited the former director of Genco D Prabhakar Rao on April 29 itself to have a meeting on the power sector. “Rao invited me to discuss the power situation. He told me that his first priority is power and next ...

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Stressed power sector seeks bailout package - The New Indian Express

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 4:28am

The New Indian Express

Stressed power sector seeks bailout package
The New Indian Express
NEW DELHI:With the Centre failing to come up with a solution for stressed power companies and finance companies already initiating resolution proceedings against defaulting power projects, the power sector has demanded a bailout package and help for ...

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India imported more than 90 per cent of solar power needs - The New Indian Express

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 4:28am

The New Indian Express

India imported more than 90 per cent of solar power needs
The New Indian Express
NEW DELHI:India has relied on imports to meet more than 90 per cent of its solar power sector requirements over the last three financial years, Power Minister R K Singh stated in a reply placed before the Parliament on Thursday. “As per the Report ...

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Canada's biggest public pension fund to step up investment in India - The Hindu

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 10:23pm

The Hindu

Canada's biggest public pension fund to step up investment in India
The Hindu
“We're going to continue to expand our real estate, power, renewable and infrastructure investments,” Ms. Kim said. The fund would also be interested in the consumer sector, she said, but did not specify further. CPPIB currently owns shares in some ...

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Pvt sector developers executing renewable energy projects: Power Minister - United News of India

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 7:54pm

Pvt sector developers executing renewable energy projects: Power Minister
United News of India
New Delhi, July 19 (UNI) Most of renewable energy projects in the country are being implemented by the private sector developers selected through a transparent bidding process, Power Minister R K Singh said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha ...

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Yes Bank may have flouted securities law in tiff with UBS: Report - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 5:34pm

Moneycontrol.com

Yes Bank may have flouted securities law in tiff with UBS: Report
Moneycontrol.com
A May 21 UBS research report on eight Indian banks for its clients claimed that Yes Bank had the highest credit exposure to the troubled power sector. After this, Yes Bank approached the Swiss firm to drop coverage of the bank. Moneycontrol could not ...

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Mapping the Power of Major Media Companies in India - Economic and Political Weekly

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 4:08pm

Mapping the Power of Major Media Companies in India
Economic and Political Weekly
There are 12 major producers of news content in India; eight business houses have significant presence in multiple sectors, and dominate specific market segments. The emerging oligopolistic nature of the Indian media sector is examined. Using ownership ...

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