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China raises Nepal aid 5-fold to compete with India - Times of India

Fri, 26/12/2014 - 8:49pm

China raises Nepal aid 5-fold to compete with India
Times of India
... a straight competition for influence with India, China has increased its official aid to Nepal by more than five times. China has also promised to build electricity infrastructure in Nepal worth $1.6 billion to counter an Indian offer of soft loan ...

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EPF Funds & Reduced Interest Rates Will Transform India's Core Sector: Piyush ... - Business Standard

Wed, 24/12/2014 - 11:27pm

EPF Funds & Reduced Interest Rates Will Transform India's Core Sector: Piyush ...
Business Standard
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Mr. Piyush Goyal called for setting up of Exchange Protected Fund (EPF) that can pool in resources for funding core sector projects at interest rates between 7 to 8 per cent as ...

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Vandana Gombar: Can India reach the global top spot in solar? - Business Standard

Wed, 24/12/2014 - 10:24pm

Business Standard

Vandana Gombar: Can India reach the global top spot in solar?
Business Standard
The challenges that the Indian power sector faces are well known and well-documented. There are massive losses along the generation-to-customer chain, the financial position of state distribution companies is precarious and the free flow of power ...
India's Rolta Power Seeks Chinese Partner For Solar Cell FacilityCleanTechnica

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Coal block e-auction may turn into a flop show - Daily News & Analysis

Tue, 23/12/2014 - 6:25am

Daily News & Analysis

Coal block e-auction may turn into a flop show
Daily News & Analysis
... owners to win back their blocks and discourage players to bid for blocks which didn't belong to them," VK Arora, president of the Indian Coal Merchants' Association, and chairman of mining and construction division of Confederation of Indian ...
Controversies, Concerns and Cancellations: Coalbazaari In 2014The New Indian Express

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2015 will be a major game changer year for the power sector - Daily News & Analysis

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 6:04am

Daily News & Analysis

2015 will be a major game changer year for the power sector
Daily News & Analysis
The strike, slated for January 6, could derail the world's largest coal miner's plan to produce 507 million tonnes, not to speak of a minor embarrassment to the power minister, Piyush Goyal, who promises Coal India output to double to 1 billion tonnes ...

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Policy reforms, infra growth, unbundling key to power sector growth: E&Y report - Business Standard

Sat, 20/12/2014 - 7:11pm

Business Standard

Policy reforms, infra growth, unbundling key to power sector growth: E&Y report
Business Standard
“A large value of power capacity under state utilities can be unlocked if monetised through listing/divestment,” said the report, “also the government should give one time relaxation to the project which have cost and time overruns due to fuel non ...

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Bill to reform power sector introduced in the LS - The Indian Express

Sat, 20/12/2014 - 2:14am

Bill to reform power sector introduced in the LS
The Indian Express
The government on Friday introduced a Bill in Parliament which seeks to enable consumers to choose their electricity suppliers and penalise institutions violating the grid power supply. Introducing the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2014, in the Lok ...

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President Abdul Hamid asks for more support from India in power sector - Bangladesh News 24 hours

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 6:12pm

Bangladesh News 24 hours

President Abdul Hamid asks for more support from India in power sector
Bangladesh News 24 hours
The president's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said after the meeting, the Indian minister assured Bangladesh of her country's continued support. "The president has thanked her for India's support in Bangladesh's power sector. Additionally, he hopes for ...

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President seeks more Indian cooperation for power sector - Prothom Alo (English)

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 3:34pm

Prothom Alo (English)

President seeks more Indian cooperation for power sector
Prothom Alo (English)
Both the president and indian external affairs minister also laid emphasis on exchanging more visit by Bangladesh-India Parliamentary Friendship Group to boost cooperation between the two countries. "Bangladesh is not only a neighbour, it is a ...

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Hamid seeks more Indian support in power sector - The Daily Star

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 3:25pm

The Daily Star

Hamid seeks more Indian support in power sector
The Daily Star
President Abdul Hamid, now in New Delhi on a six-day visit to India, today sought more cooperation from the neighbouring country in the power sector to meet the growing electricity demand at home. The President sought the support when Indian External ...

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Government to sets up POSOCO for reforms in power sector - Business Standard

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 9:02pm

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Government to sets up POSOCO for reforms in power sector
Business Standard
The need for independent Government Company in light of the introduction of competition as per Electricity Act 2003, which resulted in tremendous growth in the Indian power sector by the private sector participation in generation, transmission ...
Govt. sets up independent power system operation companyNetIndian

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Power sector stocks in demand - Business Standard

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 9:01pm

Financial Express

Power sector stocks in demand
Business Standard
It has been decided to establish POSOCO as a wholly-owned Government of India company under the Ministry of Power thereby giving a big thrust to bringing in further reforms in the power sector at the Central level, the Ministry of Power said in a ...
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Weekly: Sensex, Nifty ends unchangedIndiainfoline
Markets extend Fed rally: Sensex spurts 245 pointsHindu Business Line
Economic Times -Bharat Press -Moneycontrol.com
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Indian power sector unable to use full capacity due to choked transmission - SteelGuru

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 2:16pm

Indian power sector unable to use full capacity due to choked transmission
SteelGuru
Economic Times reported that the power sector is unable to use at least 10% of its capacity due to the choked transmission network in the country, hurting projects of TATA Power, Essar Power, Jindal Power, JSW Energy, CLP, DB Power, MB Power, Emco ...
Poor transmission network hurting projects of Tata Power, Jindal Power, JSW ...Economic Times

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Poor transmission network hurting projects of Tata Power, Jindal Power, JSW ... - Economic Times

Tue, 16/12/2014 - 12:38pm

Poor transmission network hurting projects of Tata Power, Jindal Power, JSW ...
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The power sector is unable to use at least 10% of its capacity due to the choked transmission network in the country, hurting projects of Tata Power, Essar Power, Jindal Power, JSW Energy, CLP, DB Power, MB Power, Emco Energy, GMR and ...

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Power majors eye Turkey projects as home truths singe - mydigitalfc.com

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 11:08pm

Power majors eye Turkey projects as home truths singe
mydigitalfc.com
Faced with problems in fuel linkage and green clearance at home, a host of Indian public and private sector energy companies have set sights on Turkey for the next wave of investment to derisk local operations and expand their overseas project portfolios.

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Economic reforms in India to accelerate, returns to moderate in 2015: Kotak - Financial Express

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 10:56am

Financial Express

Economic reforms in India to accelerate, returns to moderate in 2015: Kotak
Financial Express
Reforms to accelerate, returns to moderate. We expect the government to accelerate reforms in 2015 with focus on land, labor and power sector reforms. Interest rates will likely decline led by further improvement in India's fiscal position and lower ...
Expect about 15-20% returns for Indian market in 2015: KotakMyiris.com
MARKET EYE -Indian reforms to accelerate, returns to moderate in 2015 - KotakReuters

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Fitch retains stable outlook on Indian power sector in 2015 - SteelGuru

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 10:22am

Fitch retains stable outlook on Indian power sector in 2015
SteelGuru
PTI reported that rating agency Fitch retained its stable outlook on India's power sector in 2015 but warned producers and grid operators will continue to face challenges by way of high capex levels and fuel shortages leading to negative free cash-flow ...

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Power sector unable to utilise full capacity due to poor transmission - Economic Times

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 8:29am

Power sector unable to utilise full capacity due to poor transmission
Economic Times
Most power plants in western India have signed power purchase agreements with customers in the north or south because states in only these regions invited long-term PPAs. But there is no capacity in key power corridors to ship this power, making these ...

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Power sector unable to utilise full capacity due to poor transmission - Economic Times

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 8:29am

Power sector unable to utilise full capacity due to poor transmission
Economic Times
Power transmission capacity has failed to grow in tandem with the growth of generation capacity," said an executive with a generation company. Lower generation due to weak transmission also prompts Coal India to cut fuel supply as the plant is not ...

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A K Bhattacharya: The weight of expectations - Business Standard

Mon, 15/12/2014 - 3:23am

Livemint

A K Bhattacharya: The weight of expectations
Business Standard
One, the government has promised uninterrupted power supply for all Indians in the next five years. Two, the capacity of solar power generation will be raised to 100,000 megawatt (Mw) in the same period of about five years. Three, all consumers will be ...
Make in India, inefficientlyLivemint
Rajan's advise to Modi on 'Make in India' has merit. Here's whyFirstpost
How About a Ghar Wapasi to the Modi ModelThe New Indian Express

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