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Modi opens IEF16, calls for responsible oil, gas pricing

New Delhi, April 11 : Noting that India will be a key driver of global energy demand in the next quarter century, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday ...
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Coal-power projects worldwide, including India, see steep drop

New Delhi, March 22 : In a step towards a cleaner environment, the number of coal-based fired power plants under development have seen a steep decline, especially in ...
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Delhi gurdwaras to go green with solar energy

Gurdwaras in the city will be solar powered for their day-to-day functioning in a bid to conserve energy and take care of Delhi’s environment, President of the Delhi ...
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#Budget2018 will create jobs and help the economy at large- Sudhir Mathur

It is encouraging to see that the initiatives announced in the Union Budget 2018 acknowledge the current needs for the development of infrastructure, agriculture, finance, health, education and ...
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Will ONGC’s HPCL acquisition lead to long-awaited integrated supply chain?

ONGC will buy 51.1 per cent of the government’s equity in HPCL for Rs 36,915 crore ($581 billion) to stem the fiscal deficit and boost disinvestment — a ...
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Petrol prices at 3-year high; diesel at record high

New Delhi, Jan 24 : Petrol and diesel prices kept spiralling even on Wednesday, touching new highs in the national capital and other metros. Petrol was sold at ...
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Essar Oilfields bags Rs 32 crore contract from ONGC

New Delhi, Jan 24 : Essar Oilfields Services India Ltd (EOSIL) on Wednesday said it has been awarded a contract worth Rs 32 crore by ONGC to drill ...
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Gas rescued power plants hit by coal shortage: GAIL

New Delhi, Oct 4 : Natural gas – a clean fuel vastly underutilised in India – came to the rescue of power plants recently faced with shortage of ...
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Renewable power hits record in 2016: IEA

New Delhi, Oct 4 : Renewable power capacity grew a record amount globally last year with China continuing to be the main driver of growth, the IEA’s renewables ...
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Kudankulam’s second 1,000 MW unit’s restart date extended again

Chennai, Sep 29 : The restarting of the second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam has once again got delayed by one more month to November 3, ...
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Will not cross fiscal deficit target with power for all scheme: Government

New Delhi, Sep 26 : The Central government on Monday said that it will not exceed its fiscal deficit target for 2017-18 to fund the Sahaj Bijli Har ...
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Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam

Ahmedabad, Sep 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the inter-state Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat’s Narmada district on Sunday on his 67th birthday. The Prime Minister who ...
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Himachal nod to 167 hydroelectric projects in four years

Shimla, Sep 3 : Himachal Pradesh, with a power generation potential of about 27,000 MW, has accorded approval to 167 hydroelectric projects in four years, the state government ...
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Coal India expects Rs 527 cr additional revenue after revisions

Kolkata, Sep 1 : Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Friday said it is expecting to garner about Rs 527 crore of additional annual revenue with revisions in sizing, ...
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India ready to finance carbon-capture technology: Goyal

New Delhi, Sep 1 : India is fully prepared to finance carbon-capture technology but the developed world’s approach in this area leaves much to be desired, New and ...
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Javadekar directs Navodaya Vidyalayas to go solar

New Delhi, Sep 1 : Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday directed the government-run Navodaya Vidyalayas to adopt solar energy and to ensure that future ...
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India, Germany ink working agreement on green energy corridors

New Delhi, Aug 28, The India-Germany cooperation in renewable energy development took another step forward on Monday with the signing of an implementation agreement worth Rs 52.5 crore ...
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New Guidelines for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process by MNRE

Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued the Guidelines for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process for Procurement of Power from Grid Connected Solar PV Power Projects. ...
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Two new India-Nepal power transmission lines launched

New Delhi, Aug 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepal counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday jointly inaugurated two new power transmission lines between India and ...
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Odisha utility scripts major fall in power losses in rural areas

Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 : A private electricity distribution company (discom) is scripting a remarkable story of cutting its aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses in rural Odisha, which ...
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UP power shortage adds to humidity woes

Lucknow, Aug 19 : Uttar Pradesh is facing an acute shortage of power as the demand for electricity has peaked due to humid conditions, an official said on ...
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Coal India to incur Rs 8,500 cr capital expenditure in 2017-18

Kolkata, Aug 16 : Coal India Ltd (CIL), which produces 84 per cent of the country’s total output of the mineral, has planned to invest Rs 8,500 crore ...
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Associate with us for technology exposure: ONGC chief

Kharagpur (West Bengal), Aug 5 : ONGC Chairman and Managing Director Dinesh K. Sarraf on Saturday invited students to associate with India’s largest oil and gas producer for ...
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Pakistan, India conclude water talks in Washington

Washington, Aug 2 : Pakistan and India have concluded the much-delayed water talks in the US, raising hopes that they will avoid further tensions over an issue with ...
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ONGC waiting for 12 years for Tripura gas exploration nod

Agartala, Aug 1 : State-owned ONGC has, for the last 12 years, not been able to proceed with its gas exploration work in a vital reserve in Tripura ...
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Russia considering contract for 6 units with NPCIL

Chennai, July 20 : Russia’s nuclear power corporation Rosatom is open to signing a contract with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) for supply of six 1,200-MW ...
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Egypt to open new areas in Red Sea for oil, gas exploration

Cairo, July 14 : Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek el-Mulla said on Thursday that new areas in the Red Sea will be open for bidding for exploration as part ...
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Delhi schools planning to light up with solar power

New Delhi, July 12 : Government schools in Delhi may soon light up with solar power as the Aam Aadmi Party government is considering a proposal to set ...
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Russia offers third-gen reactors for post-Kudankulam N-project

Moscow, July 11 : Russia has offered India the latest “Generation 3-plus” nuclear reactor — the VVER-1200 — powered by advanced fuel, to be set up at a yet-to-be ...
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India’s outdated electricity grid needs major upgrade: Expert

New Delhi, July 7 : India’s power grid needs to be upgraded if the plan to sharply step up power from renewable energy is to be successful, an energy ...
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BHEL bags order for 15 MW solar photovoltaic power plant

New Delhi, June 27 : State-run BHEL on Tuesday said that it has secured an order for setting up a 15 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (SPV) power plant on ...
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2nd n-plant at Kudankulam to restart generation soon

Chennai, June 27 : The second 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will restart generation soon, said a senior official of the Nuclear Power Corporation ...
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‘India’s thermal plants may become economically unviable’

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India’s ultra thermal plants, designed to run on foreign coal, may no longer afford to do so economically in the future, says a ...
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Power tariffs will not rise with GST, says Goyal

New Delhi, June 22 : Power tariffs will not rise after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime gets implemented from July 1, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said ...
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Kochi IOC LPG terminal project won’t be dropped: Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 : The Indian Oil Corporation’s (IOC) LPG import terminal at Puthuvypeen in Kochi will not be dropped despite the strong protests against it in the area ...
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S. Korea plans to build liquefied natural gas plants in Iran

Tehran, June 19 : South Korea will build small-scale liquefied natural gas (Mini-LNG) plants in Iran to meet energy needs in remote areas of the country, media reports said. ...
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Rajasthan invites Japanese firms in solar energy sector

Jaipur, June 15 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday invited Japanese companies to invest in solar energy sector in the state. In her meeting with a delegation ...
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India’s Green Footprints Hog International Limelight

Neeraj Bajpai If anti-corruption drives, including demonetisation of high currency notes, are the centre piece of the Narendra Modi Government’s first three years of governance, a slew of ...
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Kandla Port to generate 200 MW solar, wind energy

Mumbai, May 30 : The Ministry of Shipping is exploring the possibility of setting up 200 MW solar and wind energy projects on 1.5 lakh acres of land ...
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India ranked 26th in global electricity accessibility ranking

The availability and development of adequate infrastructure is essential for sustained growth and power is one of the most critical component of infrastructure, crucial for the economic growth ...
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China completes first nuclear project

Beijing, May 26 : China has completed construction of the first nuclear power project equipped with a new generation of reactors using Chinese-developed Hualong-1 technology, officials said on Friday. ...
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OPEC agrees to extend oil output cuts till March

Vienna, May 26 : The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Thursday agreed to extend until March 2018 an oil output cut agreement put in place for ...
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Achieving Energy Security A La Ujjwala Way

India is marching ahead to achieve the goal of energy security. The current BJP government at the Centre has unveiled a raft of path breaking initiatives, including ‘Ujjwala ...
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24×7 affordable and environment friendly ‘Power For All’ by 2019

New Delhi: NewMinistry of Power has taken several measures to provide 24X7 affordable and environment friendly ‘Power for All’ by 2019.  This was stated by Piyush Goyal, Minister ...
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Petrol, diesel become cheaper in Uttarakhand

Dehradun, May 23 : With the carbon cess being withdrawn, petrol and diesel have become cheaper in the hill state of Uttarakhand from Tuesday, officials said. Petrol prices have ...
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Wind power has seen steady growth in India: Official

New Delhi, May 23 : Obscured somewhat by developments in the solar space, wind energy in India has experienced steady development in the last 7-8 years as the government ...
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