Indian Power Sector News

The challenges before 15th Finance Commission are many - Economic Times

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 4:31pm

Economic Times

The challenges before 15th Finance Commission are many
Economic Times
The resource requirements of the power sector remain very high. In some states, the fiscal deficit with power sector allocations have climbed to around 9 per cent. The deteriorating public debt dynamics caused by the requirements of the power sector's ...

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Don't expect infra investments to pick up in 2018: CMIE - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 1:23pm

Don't expect infra investments to pick up in 2018: CMIE
Moneycontrol.com
Fresh investments in India have plunged to a 13-year low as stalled projects rise. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Mahesh Vyas, MD & CEO of Centre for Monitoring the Indian economy (CMIE) spoke at length on what the infrastructure space can expect in ...

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Copper producers in India facing huge challenge from zero duty imports : JC Laddha, Hindalco Industries - Economic Times

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 12:41pm

Economic Times

Copper producers in India facing huge challenge from zero duty imports : JC Laddha, Hindalco Industries
Economic Times
I would like to mention that whatever views I am expressing are on behalf of Indian Primary Copper Producers Association. Coming to your question, the LME is moving up. Year back it was in range of 5600, yesterday it closed at 7100 and above, which ...

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Italy's Enel Group eyes electricity distribution sector in India - Livemint

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 2:17am

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Italy's Enel Group eyes electricity distribution sector in India
Livemint
New Delhi: Attracted by proposed power sector reforms and India's potential, Italy's Enel Group is exploring the possibility of entering India's electricity distribution business, two people familiar with the development said. The interest from the ...

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Coal India assures ICPPA of coal supply - Livemint

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 10:12pm

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Coal India assures ICPPA of coal supply
Livemint
Coal India, in the meeting, said about 71% materialisation of coal was done during April-December 2017 for both integrated power producers (IPPs) and captive power plants (CPPs) and assured there is no shortage of coal. ICPPA said it is not satisfied ...

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BJP poser to BJD on free power to farm sector in Odisha - The New Indian Express

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 11:09am

The New Indian Express

BJP poser to BJD on free power to farm sector in Odisha
The New Indian Express
The BJP leader asked the State Government to give year-wise details of the irrigation potential created since 2000. In its 2014 election manifesto, the BJD had promised to create additional irrigation potential of 10 lakh hectares. Sharma also sought ...

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AGC Pilot Project - A timely gift from CERC! - Opinion by Rasika ... - ETEnergyworld.com

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 8:37am

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AGC Pilot Project - A timely gift from CERC! - Opinion by Rasika ...
ETEnergyworld.com
The approval is crucial at this juncture when renewable capacity is getting added up at an unprecedented scale and speed -- both large-scale grid connected projects as well as several distributed energy resources primarily in the form of rooftop solar.

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Fresh investments in India plunge to a 13-year low as stalled projects rise - Livemint

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 8:07am

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Fresh investments in India plunge to a 13-year low as stalled projects rise
Livemint
This means that it may take longer than expected for India's growth engine to roar back to life. CMIE's capital expenditure database is the most widely tracked one in India, and the data on new project announcements serves as a lead indicator for the ...

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Clean Energy Push: Time to power down old thermal plants, open exit route for legacy PPAs - The Indian Express

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 1:31am

The Indian Express

Clean Energy Push: Time to power down old thermal plants, open exit route for legacy PPAs
The Indian Express
As it inches towards the March 2022 target of 175 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy (RE) capacity, India's green push is blunted somewhat due to the feeble progress in addressing the damage on account of the country's massive fleet of aging and ...

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UK govt's CDC Group announces clean energy platform Ayana Renewable Power - Livemint

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 12:02am

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UK govt's CDC Group announces clean energy platform Ayana Renewable Power
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Nimbargi, with over 20 years of experience in the power sector, was managing director and CEO of Green Infra Ltd from 2011 to 2016. He previously held senior roles at Alstom India and was most recently managing director of L&T Metro Rail, Hyderabad ...
CDC launches Ayana Renewable Power, appts PJ Nayak as ChairmanIndia Today

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India Hydro Power market Report 2017 - Research and Markets ... - Business Wire (press release)

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 10:08pm

Business Wire (press release)

India Hydro Power market Report 2017 - Research and Markets ...
Business Wire (press release)
Over the past year and a half, a total of 1,795 MW hydro power capacity has been commissioned. Of this, 1,659 MW was commissioned in 2016-17 and the rest in 2017-18 (till July 2017). The Ministry of Power is in the process of finalising a new hydro ...

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CDC launches Ayana Renewable Power, appts PJ Nayak as Chairman - Times of India

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 6:17pm

Economic Times

CDC launches Ayana Renewable Power, appts PJ Nayak as Chairman
Times of India
Prior to this he was a senior official in the Indian Administrative Services, and served as joint secretary for the Department of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance. "Ayana's strategic vision is to create significant renewable power generating ...
CDC bats for Shivanand Nimbargi for its renewable venture in South AsiaEconomic Times

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Year End Review 2017 - MNRE - SteelGuru

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 12:33pm

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Year End Review 2017 - MNRE
SteelGuru
A capacity addition of 27.07 GW of renewable energy has been reported during the last three and half years under Grid Connected Renewable Power, which include 12.87 GW from Solar Power, 11.70 GW from Wind Power, 0.59 from Small Hydro Power and 0.79 ...

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24X7 power supply in Telangana: Special increment for electricity employees - The New Indian Express

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 7:19am

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24X7 power supply in Telangana: Special increment for electricity employees
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: round-the-clock power supply to the agriculture sector commenced at 12.01 am on Monday across the state. Telangana was the only state in the country which was providing free power to farmers round-the-clock for agricultural purposes, the ...

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24X7 power supply: Special increment for electricity employees - The New Indian Express

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 7:19am

The New Indian Express

24X7 power supply: Special increment for electricity employees
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: round-the-clock power supply to the agriculture sector commenced at 12.01 am on Monday across the state. Telangana was the only state in the country which was providing free power to farmers round-the-clock for agricultural purposes, the ...

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24-hour free power supply for Telangana farmers begins on New Year - The New Indian Express

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 7:14am

The New Indian Express

24-hour free power supply for Telangana farmers begins on New Year
The New Indian Express
The CM hailed that the gigantic task of supplying 24-hour power supply to all the sectors in the State was possible due to the employees of the Electricity organisations. Employees pulled the state from power deficit to power surplus, Rao hailed.Rao ...

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TS ryots now get 24x7 free power for agriculture - The New Indian Express

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 7:14am

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TS ryots now get 24x7 free power for agriculture
The New Indian Express
The CM hailed that the gigantic task of supplying 24-hour power supply to all the sectors in the State was possible due to the employees of the Electricity organisations. Employees pulled the state from power deficit to power surplus, Rao hailed.Rao ...
Telangana begins 24-hour free power supply to farm sectorSME Times
KCR's claims on power supply are ridiculous: UttamThe Hans India

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'Power supply to farm sector not an achievement'- The New Indian ... - The New Indian Express

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 7:14am

'Power supply to farm sector not an achievement'- The New Indian ...
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: Stating that the 24x7 supply of power to the farm sector is not an achievement of the Telangana government, TJAC chairman M Kodandaram said that the same was being provided in many states across the country. The TJAC chairman wanted to know ...

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'Power supply to farm sector not an achievement' - The New Indian Express

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 7:14am

'Power supply to farm sector not an achievement'
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: Stating that the 24x7 supply of power to the farm sector is not an achievement of the Telangana government, TJAC chairman M Kodandaram said that the same was being provided in many states across the country. The TJAC chairman wanted to know ...

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Harmonise ties with major power nodes - The Hans India

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 3:16am

The Hans India

Harmonise ties with major power nodes
The Hans India
The first, which is most recent, is the killing of four Indian army personnel, including a Major, in the Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir in the run-up to Christmas in end-December and the retaliatory action in the Rakh Chikri sector of Poonch that ...

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