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India offers $500 million loan to Indonesia for its power sector - The Dollar Business

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 10:35am

The Dollar Business

India offers $500 million loan to Indonesia for its power sector
The Dollar Business
Indonesia's Kalla has said that the government will use the loan for funding suitable projects in power infrastructure. According to studies, Indonesia's power sector is expected to grow by around 7.5% in 2015 and is a focus sector of the government in ...

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Govt sanctions Rs 996 crore for R&D in Power sector - The Indian Awaaz

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 1:51pm

Govt sanctions Rs 996 crore for R&D in Power sector
The Indian Awaaz
The investment would serve the growing needs of Research and Development in the Indian Power Sector including, development of advanced Testing Facilities,located at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkota, Guwahati, Noida and Nagpur. A new laboratory will ...

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'Implement Power Sector Reforms' - The New Indian Express

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 6:05am

The New Indian Express

'Implement Power Sector Reforms'
The New Indian Express
Other recommendations include asking the transmission utility KPTCL to enter into partnerships with the National Thermal Power Corporation or the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) to better transmission capacity. “The state should limit ...

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Solar power producers seek priority sector status, 'Make in India' push - Hindu Business Line

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 10:38pm

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Solar power producers seek priority sector status, 'Make in India' push
Hindu Business Line
Solar power sector players are waiting for changes in Centre's policy such as treating it as a priority sector and encouraging domestic content under the 'Make in India' policy to accelerate the pace of implementation of solar farms. After about four ...
ADB backs India's solar power ambitionsUPI.com

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Disinvestment in more than one PSU before fiscal end: FM - Times of India

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 10:51am

The Indian Express

Disinvestment in more than one PSU before fiscal end: FM
Times of India
GANDHINAGAR: The Indian power sector has an investment potential of $250 billion over the next 5-6 years with opportunities in generation, distribution and transmission, said minister of state for power, coal and renewable energy, Piyush Goyal. Over ...
Jaitley promises to attract investors 'scared away' by previous regimeThe Indian Express
Chandigarh could be the first Indian smart city, says Arun JaitleyFirstpost
Reforms push to drive investments, economy: Arun JaitleyFinancial Express
Economic Times
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CLP India revives expansion plans, does not eye acquisitions - Economic Times

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 4:10am

CLP India revives expansion plans, does not eye acquisitions
Economic Times
... power projects, India currently has only two foreign players operating power plants — AES of the US and China Light and Power (CLP). CLP had ambitious plans of expanding capacity when it entered India. But with the increased uncertainties in the ...

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Power sector has investment potential of Rs15 trillion in 4-5 years: Piyush Goyal - Livemint

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 2:12pm

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Power sector has investment potential of Rs15 trillion in 4-5 years: Piyush Goyal
Livemint
Gandhinagar: The Indian power sector has an investment potential of $250 billion or about Rs.15 trillion in the next 4-5 years, providing immense opportunities in power generation, distribution, transmission and equipment, said Piyush Goyal, Union ...
Power Ministry adamant on 24X7 power supplyBusiness Today

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Green Issues 'Hijacking' Growth in Power Sector: Arunachal CM - The New Indian Express

Sun, 11/01/2015 - 10:07am

Green Issues 'Hijacking' Growth in Power Sector: Arunachal CM
The New Indian Express
"In India, though there has been a laudable progress in hydropower sector through the first 50 years after independence, of late the environmental concerns seems to have been hijacked by some activists by taking a very myopic stance with benefits to no ...

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BUZZ-India's power sector lenders fall on divestment worries - Reuters

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 10:39am

BUZZ-India's power sector lenders fall on divestment worries
Reuters
Power Finance Corp falls 1.4 pct, while Rural Electrification Corp is down 1 pct. ** Govt plans to divest 5 pct each in PFC and REC in third week of Jan, newspaper Economic Times reported (bit.ly/1AtTPWu). ** Traders bet divestment price might be lower ...

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Coal India workers call off strike - Livemint

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 12:12am

Livemint

Coal India workers call off strike
Livemint
Behind only China and the US in coal consumption now, India is expected to become the second largest consumer of the mineral by 2016-17, with demand reaching 900 million tonnes (mt). While India's power generation capacity grew 60% over the last five ...

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Coal strike may cripple power sector - Hindustan Times

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 1:08pm

Hindustan Times

Coal strike may cripple power sector
Hindustan Times
India's largest power producer, NTPC that is mainly dependant on coal for producing power refused any official comments. However, NTPC officials admitted that the coal availability situation at power plants can worsen in case the strike continues for ...
Coal workers begin 5-day strike; power sector may be hitChandigarh Tribune
Coal strike enters 2nd day, may cripple power sectorindiatvnews.com (press release) (blog)
Coal India workers strike to fight Narendra Modi's privatization plansLivemint
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Strike worries power sector - Times of India

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 6:10am

Strike worries power sector
Times of India
Bokaro: The five-day strike called by Coal India workers affected production at Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) in Bermo sub-division and Bharat Coking Coal (BCCL) in Dhanbad on Tuesday. The agitation has also raised concerns of power plants situated ...

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Coal workers begin five-day strike; power sector may be hit - Chandigarh Tribune

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:16am

Hindustan Times

Coal workers begin five-day strike; power sector may be hit
Chandigarh Tribune
Trade unions across the country today began a five-day coal industry strike, which could have a cascading effect on the country's power sector. Northern and eastern parts of India could face power outages, as generating stations supplying power to ...
Coal strike may cripple power sectorHindustan Times
Coal workers begin 5-day strike; power sector may be hitIndia.com
Coal India workers strike to fight Narendra Modi's privatization plansLivemint
indiatvnews.com (press release) (blog) -The Hindu -Business Standard
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Coal workers begin 5-day strike; power sector may be hit - Chandigarh Tribune

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 2:36pm

Chandigarh Tribune

Coal workers begin 5-day strike; power sector may be hit
Chandigarh Tribune
They are protesting against 'disinvestment and restructuring of state-run Coal India' and to press for their other demands, including the rollback of what they call as “process of denationalising of coal sector”. The strike can affect coal production ...
Coal India workers strike to fight Narendra Modi's privatization plansLivemint
CIL strike impact: Power outages likely in North and East as stations face ...Business Standard
Coal India unions on five day strike from TuesdayThe Hindu
The Indian Express -The New Indian Express
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Coal workers begin 5-day strike; power sector may be hit - India.com

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 1:54pm

India.com

Coal workers begin 5-day strike; power sector may be hit
India.com
They are protesting against 'disinvestment and restructuring of state-run Coal India' and to press for their other demands including the roll-back of what they call as “process of denationalising of coal sector”. The strike can affect coal production ...
Coal workers begin five-day strike; power sector may be hitChandigarh Tribune
Coal India workers strike to fight Narendra Modi's privatization plansLivemint
CIL strike impact: Power outages likely in North and East as stations face ...Business Standard
The Hindu -The New Indian Express -Economic Times
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Coal India unions on five-day strike from today - Zee News

Tue, 06/01/2015 - 8:38am

Zee News

Coal India unions on five-day strike from today
Zee News
Meanwhile, turning down suggestions for restructuring Coal India, the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu-headed advisory group on integrated development of power, coal and renewable energy has instead recommended empowerment of the company's ...
Coal unions commence 5-day strike – biggest industrial action since 1977Financial Express
Coal India staff on five-day nationwide strike from todayBusiness Today
Unions firm on strike as CIL gets new CMDThe Indian Express
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