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India's Renewable Investment Goal Seems Misguided - Forbes

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 3:57pm

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India's Renewable Investment Goal Seems Misguided
Forbes
Second, India's electricity sector suffers from poor finances, with significant debt and difficulty raising sufficient capital to meet current needs. Since renewable energy is typically the most expensive source of power, this will worsen the strain on ...
Sustaining renewable in the long runDeccan Herald
Energy Sector: Clarity and certainty in taxation policy to provide much-needed fillipThe Indian Express
2017 US Energy and Jobs Report.pdf (3.16 MB) - Department of EnergyDepartment of Energy

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Budget 2017: Renewables industry looks to Budget to give it a booster dose - Moneycontrol.com

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 1:35pm

Budget 2017: Renewables industry looks to Budget to give it a booster dose
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The initial push towards renewables was provided by the wind sector which has achieved 28.5 GW capacity (as on November 30, 2016). Despite this impressive achievement, it will require a great effort on the part of the government and the power producers ...

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Energy Sector: Clarity and certainty in taxation policy to provide much-needed fillip - The Indian Express

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 4:20am

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Energy Sector: Clarity and certainty in taxation policy to provide much-needed fillip
The Indian Express
In areas of clean energy as well, India has made some gains. In solar power, over 150 per cent increase in generation capacity in the past 2 years was witnessed, with about $2 billion in foreign direct investment. Azure Power, a domestic ...
India's Renewable Investment Goal Seems MisguidedForbes
2017 US Energy and Jobs Report.pdf (3.16 MB) - Department of EnergyDepartment of Energy

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China power firm seeks to enter power transmission sector - Business Standard

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 2:21am

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China power firm seeks to enter power transmission sector
Business Standard
Among the other bidders were Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), Sterlite Power, Adani Transmission Limited, Tata Power, GMR Limited and L&T. Chinese powers companies have been active in the India power sector space at the engineering, ...

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CIL's supply to power sector drops by 3.6%- The New Indian Express - The New Indian Express

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 7:15am

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CIL's supply to power sector drops by 3.6%- The New Indian Express
The New Indian Express
NEW DELHI: Coal India (CIL)'s supply to the power sector has dropped by 3.6 percent during the period between April and December 2016. While the ...

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CIL's supply to power sector drops by 3.6% - The New Indian Express

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 7:15am

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CIL's supply to power sector drops by 3.6%
The New Indian Express
NEW DELHI: Coal India (CIL)'s supply to the power sector has dropped by 3.6 per cent during the period between April and December 2016. While the state-owned miner supplied 288.2 million tonnes (mt) of coal to the power generation companies during ...
The Statesman: Smart meters can be game changers in long run ...The Statesman
Piyush Goyal pitches for wider use of smart electricity metersLivemint
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Union minister Piyush Goyal: Make electricity cheaper, says Piyush ... - Times of India

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 6:06am

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Union minister Piyush Goyal: Make electricity cheaper, says Piyush ...
Times of India
Goyal on Monday said India's energy demand would quadruple in the next couple of decades and exhorted stakeholders in the power sector to make electricity ...
Smart meters can be game changers in long run: Piyush GoyalEnergyInfraPost

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Make electricity cheaper, says Goyal - Times of India

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 6:06am

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Make electricity cheaper, says Goyal
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"India is the world's largest market for this sector. Our energy demand is set to expand by almost four times in the next 15-17 years," said Goyal, who is minister of state (independent charge) for power, coal, new and renewable energy and mines ...
The Statesman: Smart meters can be game changers in long run ...The Statesman
Piyush Goyal pitches for wider use of smart electricity metersLivemint
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OPG Power to raise Rs1,000 crore via Indian IPO - Livemint

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 12:28am

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OPG Power to raise Rs1,000 crore via Indian IPO
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Mumbai: OPG Power Ventures, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (AIM), is planning an Indian listing which could see the company raise at least Rs1,000 crore, two people aware of the development said. “They are ...

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Smart meters can be game changers in long run: Piyush Goyal - The Statesman

Mon, 23/01/2017 - 6:06pm

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Smart meters can be game changers in long run: Piyush Goyal
The Statesman
With over 100 exhibitors, the show has brought together senior officials from Ministry of Power, state utilities, discoms, IESA, India IOT Panel and TERI under one common platform to discuss global best practices and seek solutions to some of the most ...

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Smart meters can be game changers in long run: Piyush Goyal - India Today

Mon, 23/01/2017 - 5:47pm

Smart meters can be game changers in long run: Piyush Goyal
India Today
"Smart meter can be a game changer when it comes to planning for the electricity sector in the long run," Goyal said at an event organised by the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA). IEEMA today launched the Intelect ...

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Green Investment Bank, Oman SGRF eye stake in Leap Green ... - Livemint

Mon, 23/01/2017 - 4:54am

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Green Investment Bank, Oman SGRF eye stake in Leap Green ...
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Mumbai/New Delhi: State General Reserve Fund of Oman (SGRF) and UK Green Investment Bank Plc. (GIB) are in separate talks to acquire a stake in ...

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Sustaining renewable in the long run - Deccan Herald

Mon, 23/01/2017 - 12:30am

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Sustaining renewable in the long run
Deccan Herald
The long term growth story of the Indian power sector remains strong, and with the ever growing demand in a country like India, there will always be a need for power and participation of private players, which will always play a pivotal role. To ...
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Strong private equity flows into realty - Livemint

Sun, 22/01/2017 - 11:57pm

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Strong private equity flows into realty
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A report by JLL India says most PE inflows into real estate happened in the second half of 2016. Investments rose 121%. This was despite the ... Lack of sufficient transmission lines remains a bottleneck for the power sector. Due to capacity ...

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'India, a hotbed for next solar revolution' - Khabar India

Sun, 22/01/2017 - 9:02am

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'India, a hotbed for next solar revolution'
Khabar India
In the power sector, grid management through smart grids, grid stability, connected devices and Internet of Things (IoT) will be important to reduce the high incidence of T&D losses. Similarly, smart cities will involve use of clean energy, quality and ...

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इलेक्ट्रिसिटी सेक्टर में चीन की एंट्री से सकते में भारत - अमर उजाला

Sat, 21/01/2017 - 11:41am

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इलेक्ट्रिसिटी सेक्टर में चीन की एंट्री से सकते में भारत
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बिजली सेक्टर से जुड़े विभिन्न क्षेत्रों में चीनी कंपनियों का आगमन भारत के लिए बड़ा खतरा साबित हो सकता है। बिजली सेक्टर में काम कर रही विभिन्न भारतीय कंपनियों ने आशंका जताई है कि चीनी ...

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Chinese entry into power sector raises security fears - The Economic ... - Economic Times

Sat, 21/01/2017 - 11:41am

Economic Times

Chinese entry into power sector raises security fears - The Economic ...
Economic Times
SCADA is a computerbased industrial automation control system that practically makes factories and utilities run on their own.

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Saturday Morning News Brief, January 21 - Times of India (blog)

Sat, 21/01/2017 - 8:54am

Saturday Morning News Brief, January 21
Times of India (blog)
Indian power equipment manufacturers have raised an alarm over vulnerability of the country's transmission networks to hacking as Chinese companies make steady inroads into SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems being added to ...

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Chinese entry into power sector raises security fears - Times of India

Sat, 21/01/2017 - 2:41am

Times of India

Chinese entry into power sector raises security fears
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Indian power equipment manufacturers have raised alarm over vulnerability of the country's transmission networks to hacking as Chinese companies make steady inroads into SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems being ...
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Power Ministry to give renewable energy tag for supplies for large hydro projects - Economic Times

Sat, 21/01/2017 - 12:50am

Economic Times

Power Ministry to give renewable energy tag for supplies for large hydro projects
Economic Times
The ministry, which has sought zero rating or deemed export status for solar power projects on the grounds that levy of GST will substantially increase tariffs, now wants the same to be extended to supplies for under-construction hydropower projects.
Power min plans to Give Renewable Energy Tag to Supplies for Large Hydro ProjectsETEnergyworld.com
Textile products should be kept in minimum possible tax slab under GSTBusiness Standard

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