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Coal India approves supply penalty clause


August 7th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 7 (IANS) In a decision crucial to India's power generation capacity, Coal India Tuesday agreed to a revised penalty regime in case of shortfall in supplies to ... Read more...

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Centre and states agree to avert grid failure


August 6th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Power Ministry at a meeting with eight northern states Monday resolved to put in place necessary defence plans and protection systems to ensure integrated ... Read more...

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US loans for Indian firms making solar facilities in Rajasthan


July 19th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) has authorised loans totalling $57.3 million to two Indian firms to finance the export of American solar ... Read more...

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Riots in Pakistan over power cuts


June 18th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Riots broke out in Pakistan Sunday over long hours of power cuts.Police fired tear gas shells and baton charged to disperse protesters in several cities of ... Read more...

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GE to invest Rs.300 crore in India research facility


June 7th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) General Electric (GE) would invest an additional Rs.300 crore to expand the research and technology development facility in this tech hub and leverage the talent pool ... Read more...

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Areva joins Reliance to set up solar power plant


April 13th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Areva Solar, France-based Areva's subsidiary, has bagged a contract by Reliance Power to build Asia's largest concentrated solar power installation."Areva Solar, an Areva subsidiary, has ... Read more...

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Distcom urges consumers to switch off on Earth Hour


March 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Power distribution firm BSES Wednesday urged consumers in Delhi to switch off lights during the Earth Hour March 31 to help conserve power."BSES appeals to ... Read more...

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Tripura to provide electricity in all hamlets by 2013


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 23 (IANS) Tripura will electrify all hamlets that have less than 100 habitants by 2013 as these settlements are not covered by the central government's rural electrification programme, ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants to import electricity from India


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Power-starved Pakistan is looking to import electricity from India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Talks are on for import of 500 to 1,000 megawatt ... Read more...

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Pakistan looks to Iran to mitigate energy woes


October 20th, 2011 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan plans to import gas and electricity from Iran to overcome the country's energy shortage, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.The gas pipeline project ... Read more...

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Tests conducted on Iran’s n-plant turbines


August 24th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 24 (IANS) The turbines of Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant were successfully tested, the country's atomic energy chief said Wednesday.The turbines were successfully tested Tuesday at the speed ... Read more...

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Suzlon Energy bags 48.3 MW project from Indian Oil


August 17th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL) Wednesday said it has bagged a second order from the Indian Oil Corporation Limited to set up, operate and maintain wind ... Read more...

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Soon half of India’s power from private sector: Power Minister (Interview)


July 24th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has promised reform and an enabling policy environment that will ensure half of India's electricity is generated and distributed ... Read more...

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JSW Energy quarterly profit drops to Rs.190.26 crore


July 21st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) JSW Energy Thursday reported a decline in its net profit at Rs.190.26 crore for the quarter ended June 30 as against Rs.327.20 crore during the like ... Read more...

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BHEL to set up 5MW solar power plant in Karnataka


June 18th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Friday bagged an order from Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd (KPCL) to set up a 5 megawatt (MW) solar power plant ... Read more...

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Iran to speed up uranium enrichment


June 13th, 2011 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 13 (IANS) Iran has produced over 50 kg of 20-percent enriched uranium and would triple the output from the current level to supply fuel to the Tehran research ... Read more...

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Reliance Power total income rises 124 percent in 2011-12


May 27th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Reliance Power part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) Friday said its total income had risen by a whopping 124 percent at Rs.1,892.47 crore ... Read more...

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UAE inaugurates power plant


May 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Monday inaugurated a 2000 megawatt power and water desalination plant in the emirate of Fujairah.Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, supreme council member ... Read more...

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US-based firm inks deal with Solarsis


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Abound Solar, a US-based leading manufacturer of cadmium telluride thin-film photovoltaic solar modules, Wednesday announced a long-term sales agreement with city-based firm Solarsis.The companies will ... Read more...

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100 MW gas based power project to be set up in Tripura


January 27th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved a plan to set up a 100 megawatt gas-based power project in Tripura.The government has sanctioned Rs. ... Read more...

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US-China to build world’s largest solar plant


January 6th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6(ANI): A US-based renewable energy company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a Chinese company to jointly develop the world's largest solar power plant.According to the China Daily, ... Read more...

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Cethar Vessels to cut boiler price, start price war


December 31st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 31 (IANS) Super critical boilers - those which operate at high temperature and pressure - are going to cost less in 2011 as India's second largest boiler maker, the Rs.1,046-crore ... Read more...

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Godawari Power to set up solar plant


December 13th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Steel major Godawari Power and Ispat Ltd Monday said it has got the mandatory approval for setting up a 50 megawatt (MW) solar thermal power plant in Rajasthan. ... Read more...

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Delhi Cabinet eases process for release of monthly pensions


December 6th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): The Delhi Cabinet on Monday announced several major decisions to make the grant of monthly pensions and the issuance of licenses for the opening of a restaurant ... Read more...

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BJP celebrates ‘Pride Day’ in Indore, Congress protests


November 29th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Rajni KhaitanIndore, Nov.29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) 'Pride Day' celebrations to project the achievements of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, have evoked protests from the rival Congress party.The ... Read more...

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Construction of nuclear power plant begins in Gujarat


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Construction of a state-of-the-art indigenously designed nuclear power plant unit began Monday in Gujarat, an official said here.The first pour of concrete, signifying the zero date (the official ... Read more...

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Haldia Energy to raise Rs.1,000 crore


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) Haldia Energy Limited, a subsidiary of power utility CESC, will mop up around Rs.1,000 crore by tapping private equity funds by February next year.Haldia Energy, which will part-finance ... Read more...

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China’s GCL to provide silicon wafers to Indosolar


October 26th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) China-based solar power component provider GCL will supply silicon wafers worth Rs.2,700 crore to leading alternate energy solutions company Indosolar, a senior official said Tuesday."The deal, for ... Read more...

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Pakistan puts dams on hold after cost increases


October 7th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The cost of building five small dams in Pakistan has increased by a whopping 180 percent in a year, causing Islamabad to put on hold the projects ... Read more...

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India’s power sector needs $300 billion investment: Shinde


October 5th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Tuesday said India required over $300 billion investment in electricity and invited foreign investors to participate in the sector."The scope for investment in ... Read more...

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Suzlon crosses 5,000 MW of wind power installations in India


September 24th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Suzlon Energy, India's largest and the world's third leading wind turbine maker, Friday said it has installed over 5,000 MW of cumulative wind turbines in India, accounting for ... Read more...

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L&T forms JV for power transmission in South Africa


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has signed a shareholders agreements with South Africa-based Befula Investments to form a joint venture company, Larsen and Turbo T&D SA (Pty) Ltd, ... Read more...

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Solar mission to reduce cost of solar power: Ministry


August 18th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India's National Solar Mission will aggressively target decreasing the cost of solar power, a renewable energy ministry official said here Wednesday. "Capacity addition targets and policy instruments under ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to buy power from India


July 27th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) In what is being seen as a landmark deal between once bickering neighbours, Bangladesh has signed a 35-year power transmission agreement with India to import 250 megawatt ... Read more...

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Study shows utility of floating wind turbines


June 30th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): The scientists have invented floating ocean-based wind turbines, which could be the next big thing in the renewable energy solutions.While offshore turbines already have been constructed, they've traditionally ... Read more...

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