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Power shift: BJP may eye co-operative bodies next - Indian Express

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 2:22am

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Power shift: BJP may eye co-operative bodies next
Indian Express
Any party that controls this rural economy will be powerful and we expect the BJP to try to make inroads in this sector also,” he told The Indian Express. BJP MLA from Maval Balasaheb Bhegde said the party would set its sights on the co-operative ...
Live: If BJP is fine with NCP, it can go ahead, says SenaMoneycontrol.com

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Energy: The planning vs delivery gap - Deccan Herald

Mon, 20/10/2014 - 2:10am

Energy: The planning vs delivery gap
Deccan Herald
However, the road that lies ahead of us is flecked with innumerable challenges that result from the gaps that exist between what's planned versus what the power sector has been able to deliver, including deteriorating coal supply at one end of the ...

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India will become another export hub for us: Gamesa chief - The Hindu

Sun, 19/10/2014 - 9:20pm

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India will become another export hub for us: Gamesa chief
The Hindu
Could you elaborate on Gamesa's plans for India? India as a country is very encouraging for us. We believe that India's installed capacity for power generation has to double from the present 260 giga watt over the next 15 years and that renewables will ...

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'India, Finland need to collaborate in the education sector' - Business Standard

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:25pm

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'India, Finland need to collaborate in the education sector'
Business Standard
A number of Indian information technology (IT) firms are executing contracts in Finland. Over 130 Finnish companies are operating in India in various sectors including power equipment, heavy machinery, telecommunications, IT, water treatment, bio-fuel, ...

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Mizoram CM talks about power scenario, says there is scarcity in midst of plenty - Indian Express

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 9:16pm

Mizoram CM talks about power scenario, says there is scarcity in midst of plenty
Indian Express
The veteran politician also pushed for “added incentives” to encourage private investments in the power sector to offset the disability cost of projects caused by geographical and topographical disadvantages. He also pushed for micro-hydel generation ...

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Govt Raises Natural Gas Price to USD 5.61/Unit - The New Indian Express

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 8:48pm

Govt Raises Natural Gas Price to USD 5.61/Unit
The New Indian Express
Every dollar increase in gas price will lead to a Rs 1,370 per tonne rise in urea production cost and a 45 paise per unit increase in electricity tariff (for just the 7 per cent of the nation's power generation capacity based on gas). Also, there would ...

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Before PM Narendra Modi's visit, govt begins work on Nepal power pacts - Financial Express

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:39am

Financial Express

Before PM Narendra Modi's visit, govt begins work on Nepal power pacts
Financial Express
The pact, which also facilitates the use of the Indian transmission system to sell to third country such as Bangladesh, has considerably improved the power trade scenario and has broken the ice on energy sector between India and Nepal. Alongside these ...

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Before PM visit, govt begins work on Nepal power pacts - Indian Express

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:24am

Indian Express

Before PM visit, govt begins work on Nepal power pacts
Indian Express
“Clean energy is the way to future and the focus is to ensure that the slide in the share of hydroelectric power generation in India's energy mix is arrested, including through international cooperation,” an official privy to the development said. Modi ...
SAARC nations finalized framework agreement for energy cooperationindiablooms

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KCR Urges Tata Group to Invest in Hyderabad - The New Indian Express

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 6:12am

KCR Urges Tata Group to Invest in Hyderabad
The New Indian Express
Assuring their group's full cooperation, Anil Sardana proposed to strengthen the power sector in Telangana and offered to establish up to 1000 MW of thermal power project in the new state, which would be able to produce power in the next two years.

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Power Demand, Deficit Peak in TS - The New Indian Express

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 6:12am

Power Demand, Deficit Peak in TS
The New Indian Express
However, the State government is according top priority to agriculture sector by imposing restrictions on industrial and domestic sectors. The government has drafted plans to purchase power on long-term and medium-term basis, but it will take some time ...

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Before PM visit, govt begins work on Nepal power pacts - Indian Express

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 1:20am

Indian Express

Before PM visit, govt begins work on Nepal power pacts
Indian Express
“Clean energy is the way to future and the focus is to ensure that the slide in the share of hydroelectric power generation in India's energy mix is arrested, including through international cooperation,” an official privy to the development said. Modi ...

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India calls for building SAARC power grid - IANS

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 3:49pm

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India calls for building SAARC power grid
IANS
Addressing the fifth South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation energy ministers meet here, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said that with the implementation of such a grid, hydel power generated in India's northeast, for instance, could be ...
SAARC nations finalized framework agreement for energy cooperationindiablooms
Saarc power grid to meet shortage Says IndiaThe Daily Star

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Banks Push For Fixed Feed-in Tariffs For Indian Solar Power Projects - CleanTechnica

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 3:21pm

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Banks Push For Fixed Feed-in Tariffs For Indian Solar Power Projects
CleanTechnica
The Indian government must consider switching to a fixed feed-in tariff regime for the solar power sector as is in practice for all other renewable energy sectors, officials of India's Yes Bank have told Bloomberg. Current tariffs derived through ...

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NTPC's Power Ranger: Arup Roy Choudhury and his firm's stock has risen ... - Forbes India

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 7:59am

Forbes India

NTPC's Power Ranger: Arup Roy Choudhury and his firm's stock has risen ...
Forbes India
This is despite some of the structural and regulatory restrictions that plague the Indian power sector. NTPC operates on a regulatory business model with a fixed return on equity (RoE), of 15.5 percent. It doesn't sell any of its power on a “commercial ...

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Eaton ties up with Digilife to market power backup solutions - Times of India

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 10:25pm

Eaton ties up with Digilife to market power backup solutions
Times of India
"Eaton's alliance with HCL Infosystems will help us expand our partner community and help maximize our market share," said Syed Sajjadh Ali, MD - India, Electrical Sector, Eaton. "The extensive network of HCL Infosystems will enable customers in ...
Eaton inks pact with HCL Infosystems to expand mkt presenceBusiness Standard

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India's Largest Power Producer To Invest $810 Million In 750 MW Solar PV Project - CleanTechnica

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 10:44am

India's Largest Power Producer To Invest $810 Million In 750 MW Solar PV Project
CleanTechnica
Public sector companies are heeding to the Indian government's direction to set up large-scale renewable energy projects, especially solar power projects. The latest to join the long list of government-owned companies to announce a major investment in ...
Fresh VC inflows set to boost Indian solar sectormydigitalfc.com

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NTPC firming up plans to enter into power distribution business - Economic Times

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 5:38am

NTPC firming up plans to enter into power distribution business
Economic Times
The World Bank in a recent report said India's power distribution sector needed sweeping reforms if it is to bring back the country to a high growth trajectory and meet its goal of expanding access to electricity to all by 2019. The study has ...

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Global Corporate Funding In Solar Power Jumps 55% To $9.8 Billion In Q3 2014 - CleanTechnica

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 1:34am

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Global Corporate Funding In Solar Power Jumps 55% To $9.8 Billion In Q3 2014
CleanTechnica
The investment in solar power sector is expected to increase significantly as India, China and other developing countries continue with their aggressive capacity addition policies. China is on its way to achieve 35 GW installed solar power capacity by ...
1GW of Andhra Pradesh projects up for auction in beefed up solar missionPV-Tech

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Current Affairs - Businessworld

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 12:06am

Current Affairs
Businessworld
An exciting game of musical chairs seems to be on in India's power sector. In the latest round, Gautam Adani's Adani Power is the last one 'sitting' with the tag of 'largest independent power producer (IPP) in the country', with its installed ...

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Nuclear power investors need clarity on liability, says Anil Kakodkar - Economic Times

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 7:40am

Nuclear power investors need clarity on liability, says Anil Kakodkar
Economic Times
... sector firms are staying away from nuclear power investments for fear of taking on unknown liability risks and the government must articulate its stance on investor concerns with 'great speed' for transforming the nuclear energy sector's bleak ...

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