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Punjab to Launch 'Solar Power Generation Scheme' for Farmers - The New Indian Express

Sun, 15/03/2015 - 7:51pm

Punjab to Launch 'Solar Power Generation Scheme' for Farmers
The New Indian Express
CHANDIGARH: Punjab government will launch a 'solar power generation scheme' for the farmers to meet the growing challenges of land scarcity, alarming ground water table situation and depleting soil health in the state, officials said today. The scheme ...

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Empowering the Enterprise - Express Computer

Sat, 14/03/2015 - 10:29pm

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Empowering the Enterprise
Express Computer
“The dynamics of the Indian market continues to change as India's power sector develops. However, customers continue to face problems with the quality of power. Due to this, there has been a gradual rise in demand from the UPS and battery market in ...

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Govt to Boost Power Sector in State - The New Indian Express

Sat, 14/03/2015 - 6:04am

Govt to Boost Power Sector in State
The New Indian Express
BENGALURU: The Budget did not have many new announcements for the power sector but the government plans to add significant capacity by the end of the year, according to the chief minister. In the present financial year, the state added around 576.35 ...

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Budget Earmarks Rs 1467 cr for Augmenting Power Generation - The New Indian Express

Sat, 14/03/2015 - 6:04am

Budget Earmarks Rs 1467 cr for Augmenting Power Generation
The New Indian Express
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:The 2015-16 state budget has earmarked Rs 1467.20 crore for augmenting power generation in the state. Among other things, the budget has exempted Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from VAT for one year, sacrificing a revenue of ...

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Top 10 Indian Companies Based On Assets, Only 2 Private Sector Firms: MCA - Trak.in (blog)

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 12:02pm

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Top 10 Indian Companies Based On Assets, Only 2 Private Sector Firms: MCA
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It was founded in 1986, and considered the backbone of Indian power sector. When it's IPO was launched in 2007, it was oversubscribed 76 times. NTPC Limited: Ranked #5, with total assets worth Rs 1.79 lakh crore. It was founded in 1975, and has been ...

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Amit Kapoor: Fragile nature of Indian power sector evokes concern - Gulf Today

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 2:14am

Amit Kapoor: Fragile nature of Indian power sector evokes concern
Gulf Today
Recent developments within the Indian power sector merit attention. The first of these is to do with performance of the coal sector and allocation of coal blocks. The second is about the focus on renewable energy and the benefits that can accrue to India.

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SembCorp, Kepco in talks to buy GMR's Odisha plant - Livemint

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 12:52am

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SembCorp, Kepco in talks to buy GMR's Odisha plant
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Kepco is also present in the Indian power sector through its subsidiary Korea South-East Power Co. Ltd, which has a 40% stake in Jinbhuvish Power Generations Pvt. Ltd which has a project in Maharashtra. While a GMR spokesperson declined to comment, ...

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Industry sceptical about proposed 5 ultra mega power plants - Big News Network.com

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 4:03pm

Industry sceptical about proposed 5 ultra mega power plants
Big News Network.com
At a time when the successful coal auctions bring hope for India's power sector and the 2015-16 Budget proposes five new ultra mega power projects (UMPPs), the industry itself doubts whether sector constraints would allow these projects to make the grid.

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Industry sceptical about proposed 5 ultra mega power plants - Business Standard

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 3:54pm

Industry sceptical about proposed 5 ultra mega power plants
Business Standard
At a time when the successful coal auctions bring hope for India's power sector and the 2015-16 Budget proposes five new ultra mega power projects (UMPPs), the industry itself doubts whether sector constraints would allow these projects to make the grid.

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KPMG acquires Indian arm of Spanish firm AF-Mercados - Economic Times

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 1:52am

KPMG acquires Indian arm of Spanish firm AF-Mercados
Economic Times
Industry trackers say that the India team of Mercados offered some predictive solutions to one of the biggest players in the Indian power sector on how much electricity they would need in the coming year. Some of the biggest clients in the oil and ...

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Indian auto sector needs infrastructural changes for growth: JD Power - Business Standard

Sat, 07/03/2015 - 1:08pm

Indian auto sector needs infrastructural changes for growth: JD Power
Business Standard
The slowdown in major auto markets like China, Europe and Brazil has offered India an opportunity to attract foreign investments. However, infrastructural improvement along with ease of doing business, and better policies are required to ensure this ...

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AAP govt gets former DERC chief to study power sector, write white paper - The Indian Express

Fri, 06/03/2015 - 4:12am

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AAP govt gets former DERC chief to study power sector, write white paper
The Indian Express
The Delhi government on Thursday announced the appointment of the former chairman of Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC), Bijendra Singh, as the expert to bring out a white paper on the power sector. Power minister Satyendra Jain said the white ...

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Indian auto sector needs policy support to realise potential: JD Power - Economic Times

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 9:11pm

Indian auto sector needs policy support to realise potential: JD Power
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Slowdown in major global auto markets like China, Europe and Brazil offers India an opportunity to attract foreign investments but it will have to improve infrastructure as well as ease of doing business, and frame a policy to boost the ...

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Govt to Train 7 Lakh People by 2018 to Meet Power Sector Needs - The New Indian Express

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 3:04pm

Govt to Train 7 Lakh People by 2018 to Meet Power Sector Needs
The New Indian Express
NEW DELHI: The government aims to train as many as 7 lakh people for various segments in power generation in line with its ambitious plans of producing 1,75,000 MW renewable energy 2022. National Power Training Centre (NPTI), a body under the ...

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Govt begins second round coal mine auctions - The Indian Express

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:50pm

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Govt begins second round coal mine auctions
The Indian Express
The companies vying for Jitpur mine – earmarked for the power sector – are Adani Power, Adhunik Power and Natural Resources, Jaiprakash Power Ventures and Jindal Power. The mine was earlier allocated to Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL). For Moitra ...
Govt begins second phase of coal mine auctionsDeshGujarat
Spectrum sale to add Rs 80000 croreThe Asian Age

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Budget 2015 refuels India's power sector - The Asian Age

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 1:27am

Budget 2015 refuels India's power sector
The Asian Age
The government wants to fulfil the promises of Make in India, and to provide uninterrupted power supply to each Indian household by 2022 — all these aspects may face a common hindrance — requirements of more power. In line with the above vision, the ...

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Renewable energy needs priority lending under infrastructure sector - Daily News & Analysis

Sun, 01/03/2015 - 12:59pm

Daily News & Analysis

Renewable energy needs priority lending under infrastructure sector
Daily News & Analysis
The previous target of 20 GW for Solar power projects and installations was raised to 100 GW as a result. To put these numbers in perspective, the cumulative electricity generation capacity in India is less than 250 GW and the installed solar capacity ...
Indian Government Approves 15 GW Solar Power Capacity For AuctionCleanTechnica
Survey lauds India's green measures, calls for moreLivemint
India targets 1,75000 mw green power by 2022: BudgetEprahaar
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Budget 2015: Rs 70000 crore push to infrastructure sector - India Today

Sun, 01/03/2015 - 10:18am

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Budget 2015: Rs 70000 crore push to infrastructure sector
India Today
To augment power sector, he said, India will set up 5 more ultra mega power projects, entailing investments of around 1 lakh crore. The government to consider the plug-and-play mode for other infrastructure projects such as roads, ports, railway lines ...

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Budget 2015 reactions: Suzlon's Tulsi Tanti says Arun Jaitley unveiled a ... - Financial Express

Sat, 28/02/2015 - 5:13pm

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Budget 2015 reactions: Suzlon's Tulsi Tanti says Arun Jaitley unveiled a ...
Financial Express
... investment in captive renewable power by the manufacturing units, interest rebate should be given, which will also ensure success of Make In India. Further, innovative financing measures such as infrastructure bond, creation of mudra bank for MSME ...
Highlights: Budget 2015/16 goes for growth, delays cut in fiscal deficitReuters
Jaitley unveils budget 2015, says Indian economy is a super giant, which moves ...Hindustan Times
Corporate India reacts positively to range of Budget 2015 proposalsBusiness Standard
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Budget 2015: India raises coal cess; electricity tariff to go up by 4-6 paise ... - Livemint

Sat, 28/02/2015 - 3:27pm

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Budget 2015: India raises coal cess; electricity tariff to go up by 4-6 paise ...
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India, the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is among the few countries in the world to have introduced a carbon tax. Of India's installed power generation capacity of 255,681.46 megawatts (MW), around 60%, or 154,170.89MW, is coal-based.

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