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SembCorp to increase stake in NCC Infrastructure's power plant - Livemint

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 8:16pm

SembCorp to increase stake in NCC Infrastructure's power plant
Livemint
“We are very positive on the power sector in India, especially with the new government encouraging more foreign investment and private participation in the power sector.” “We think it is going to be positive,” said Tan. He did not state, however, as to ...

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Solar power to the fore in India's energy revolution - The Ecologist

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 7:18pm

Solar power to the fore in India's energy revolution
The Ecologist
One major obstacle to modernising the vast energy sector of India is politics. Private investment, a common driver for infrastructure development in many countries, is close to non-existent in India, since electricity and fuel are both heavily ...

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SembCorp to increase stake in Andhra Pradesh power plant - Economic Times

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 4:46pm

Economic Times

SembCorp to increase stake in Andhra Pradesh power plant
Economic Times
"We are very positive on the power sector in India, especially with the new government encouraging more foreign investment and private participation in the power sector. "We think it is going to be positive," said Tan. He did not state, however, as to ...

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Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector - Economic Times

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 12:56pm

Economic Times

Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector
Economic Times
Ministry of new and renewable energy and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency are jointly planning to host an international meet in February next year to give impetus to the wind power sector. The ministry is also considering organising similar ...
Solar power to the fore in India's energy revolutionThe Ecologist

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Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector - Economic Times

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 12:56pm

Economic Times

Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector
Economic Times
Ministry of new and renewable energy and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency are jointly planning to host an international meet in February next year to give impetus to the wind power sector. The ministry is also considering organising similar ...

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Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector - Economic Times

Tue, 12/08/2014 - 10:40am

Economic Times

Government aims to add 10000 MW per year to lift wind energy sector
Economic Times
Ministry of new and renewable energy and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency are jointly planning to host an international meet in February next year to give impetus to the wind power sector. The ministry is also considering organising similar ...
Solar power to the fore in India's energy revolutionThe Ecologist
Research and Markets: Renewable Energy Market in India 2014 - 2022Business Wire (press release)
Ministry takes steps to spread use of solar and wind power - MrSteelGuru

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India faces daily power outage of 30000 MW - Livemint

Mon, 11/08/2014 - 1:16am

India faces daily power outage of 30000 MW
Livemint
While India has installed power generation capacity of 249,488.31 MW, daily generation is only to the tune of 135,000 MW. Analysts say the data doesn't capture the real demand, ascribing the lower deficit to the unwillingness of state electricity ...

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Power up without shocks - Hindu Business Line

Sun, 10/08/2014 - 10:17pm

Hindu Business Line

Power up without shocks
Hindu Business Line
The Indian power sector has been short-circuited by many troubles. These range from inadequate and costly fuel for some players to un-remunerative tariffs, and high debt and large foreign exchange outgo for others. But, giving a go-by to these concerns ...
Power PangsBusinessworld

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Power upwithout shocks - Hindu Business Line

Sun, 10/08/2014 - 8:24pm

Hindu Business Line

Power upwithout shocks
Hindu Business Line
The Indian power sector has been short-circuited by many troubles. These range from inadequate and costly fuel for some players to un-remunerative tariffs, and high debt and large foreign exchange outgo for others. But, giving a go-by to these concerns ...
Power PangsBusinessworld

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Will a PTA boost India-Nepal hydropower trade? - Economic Times

Sun, 10/08/2014 - 6:49am

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Will a PTA boost India-Nepal hydropower trade?
Economic Times
If and when hydropower projects in Nepal are completed, the country is likely to turn into a power surplus supplier, with the bulk of power being exported to India. Indeed, ventures such as GMR's 900 MW Upper Karnali project and Satluj Jala Vidyut ...
India warms up to Nepal – is China feeling the heat?Panorama.am
Modi's visit to Nepal: Explicit and implicit messagesHimalayan Times
Future brightRepublica

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Power Pangs - Businessworld

Sun, 10/08/2014 - 12:11am

Power Pangs
Businessworld
So what is the reason for this paradox in the Indian power sector? Put simply, it is the inability of power generation companies such as National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to sell power to distribution companies or discoms, which prefer to ...

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Finnish company Fortum looking to acquire hydro assets - Business Standard (blog)

Sat, 09/08/2014 - 5:32pm

Business Standard (blog)

Finnish company Fortum looking to acquire hydro assets
Business Standard (blog)
"We would look for land in western and Southern India to set up our CHP plants. This would involve around 80% coal and 20-25% biomass as input fuel," said Agarwal. As the company tries to bring in new technology in the Indian power sector, it is ...

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First Solar Announces Its Maiden Solar Power Project In India - CleanTechnica

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:13pm

First Solar Announces Its Maiden Solar Power Project In India
CleanTechnica
Telangana seems to be a good choice to enter the Indian solar power generation sector. The newly formed state is struggling to augment its power supply resources since its separation from Andhra Pradesh. First Solar is probably the largest supplier of ...

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India warms up to Nepal – is China feeling the heat? - RT

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 6:28pm

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India warms up to Nepal – is China feeling the heat?
RT
Certainly a ripe area for investment! No wonder then the country has recently called for increased FDI from South Asian nations, including India, in its hydroelectric power sector to fulfill its domestic needs and even explore the possibilities of ...
A bus Nepal can't missE Kantipur
Indian Prime Minister Modi's Visit to NepalScoop.co.nz

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Rising valuation gives power producers new hope - Economic Times

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:52am

Economic Times

Rising valuation gives power producers new hope
Economic Times
The minister for power, coal and renewable energy Piyush Goyal says many international investors have sought appointments to participate in Indian power sector. Goyal had earlier requested financial institutions to prepare a roadmap of recovery for ...

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IMFA installs new state-of-the-art power generation facility - Business Standard

Thu, 07/08/2014 - 6:28pm

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IMFA installs new state-of-the-art power generation facility
Business Standard
In first of its kind in power sector, ferro chrome producer Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) has incorporated latest state-of-the-art technology to expand electricity generation at its plant in Odisha. The company has installed 800 Amp capacity ...
IMFA lays Odisha's first HTLS conductorOrissadiary.com
IMFA lays the first ever HTLS conductor in OdishaOdisha Sun Times

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Power plan of Bangladesh can be India's bargain points - Economic Times

Thu, 07/08/2014 - 4:35pm

Economic Times

Power plan of Bangladesh can be India's bargain points
Economic Times
Bangladesh has taken up a plan to import 3,500 MW of electricity from SAARC countries by 2030 under its power sector master plan. With its geographical boundary surrounding Bengaldesh, India is best suited one in SAARC to export power to Bangladesh.
BD, Nepal agree to set up jointy power sectorEnergy Bangla

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India's ReNew Power Plans IPO in 2015 - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 07/08/2014 - 2:18pm

Wall Street Journal

India's ReNew Power Plans IPO in 2015
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Modi has made clear his intention to speed up development of the power sector by combining the three ministries of power, coal and renewable energy under a single minister. Industry executives are hopeful that this move will help streamline ...

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India's Renew Power Plans IPO in 2015 - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 07/08/2014 - 2:18pm

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India's Renew Power Plans IPO in 2015
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Modi has made clear his intention to speed up development of the power sector by combining the three ministries of power, coal and renewable energy under a single minister. Industry executives are hopeful that this move will help streamline ...
India's ReNew eyes 2015 IPORecharge

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The Indian electricity supply industry: A model for Nigeria - BusinessDay

Thu, 07/08/2014 - 6:15am

The Indian electricity supply industry: A model for Nigeria
BusinessDay
The CEA advises the Indian government on matters relating to the National Electricity Policy and formulates short-term and perspective plans for the development of the electricity sector in India. Under Section 73(b) of the Electricity Act 2003, CEA ...

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