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Madras HC reserves order on Kudankulam petitions


August 29th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) Disposing of a plea against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), the Madras High Court Wednesday reserved its decision on other petitions filed by G. Sundarrajan for ... Read more...

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Madras HC seeks details of Kudankulam power project


August 21st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) The Madras High Court Tuesday ordered the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to file a fresh consent order for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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260 percent power capacity added between 10th and 11th Plans


August 17th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The power generation capacity added during the 11th Plan is about 260 percent of the total capacity added during the 10th Plan, Minister of State ... Read more...

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China’s power consumption slows down


August 14th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) China's power consumption growth slowed further in July, as the country's factory activity and industrial output posted weaker growth amid the economic downturn, authorities said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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‘New thermal power plants to escalate Vidarbha farm crisis’


August 8th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Large clusters of coal-fired power plants proposed in Maharashtra's Vidarbha - known for farmers' suicides - may bring down the future availability of water in ... Read more...

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Northern power grid was again on verge of tripping


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) Power woes could be far from over as the Northern Grid was on the verge of tripping yet again, officials here said Thursday.According to sources in ... Read more...

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Raise power capacity on war footing: India Inc


July 31st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) With the worst power blackout in India affecting almost half the country and causing business losses of thousands of crores of rupees, India Inc. Tuesday ... Read more...

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CEA to help state power utilities become energy efficient


July 26th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 26 (IANS) The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) is drafting a scheme to help state power utilities with interest subsidy or additional electricity allocation to enable them meet energy ... Read more...

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Akhilesh lays foundation of 1,980 MW power plant


June 12th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday laid the foundation stone of 1,980 MW capacity thermal power plant in the state's Kanpur district.The project, at Ghatampur ... Read more...

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Coal block auctioning to begin in two months: Jaiswal


June 8th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 8 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said new coal blocks had been identified and their auctioning would begin in the next two months."The coal block auctioning ... Read more...

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Injured Munda discharging duties from bed


June 4th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 4 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda may be physically injured but he is mentally active.He sustained injuries after the chopper carrying him crashlanded at Birsa Munda airport ... Read more...

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Coming soon, ‘blue rating’ water standards for industry


May 20th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India is set to become the first country in the world to come up with "blue ratings" - on the lines of green ratings for ... Read more...

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59 MoUs for power plants in Chhattisgarh


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 3 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, which has roughly one-fifth of India's total known coal reserves, has signed 59 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) since January 2007 with various power plants, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to study LNG power project feasibility


March 29th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 29 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will examine the feasibility of setting up a 500 MW power plant to be fired by liquefied natural gas (LNG), Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Hitachi to build power control systems in India


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) Japanese electronics major Hitachi Ltd will build thermal power control systems in a joint venture with SFO Technologies Ltd of NeST group at its newly set-up ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to spend Rs.1,600 crore to lay power lines


February 26th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 26 (IANS) Jharkhand will spend Rs.1,600 crore for laying transmission lines to transport power that would be produced in the state in the next three years. The state ... Read more...

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Bihar expects industrial turnaround; $50 bn investments in pipeline: Industry Minister (Interview)


January 20th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Backed by sustained double-digit growth since 2004-05 and improvement in the law and order situation, Bihar, once a metaphor for industrial backwardness, expects some big ... Read more...

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GVK Energy to set up two thermal power plants in Andhra


January 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 13 (IANS) GVK Energy Ltd, a subsidiary of GVK Power & Infrastructure Limited, will invest Rs.40,000 crore to produce 6,400 MW of electricity in Andhra Pradesh.The firm Friday ... Read more...

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Indian innovator harnesses sea waves for power


January 10th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) An Indian innovator has come up with a technology that tweaks gravity power to harness sea waves for clean and affordable energy, a source more ... Read more...

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PM leaves for home after whirlwind Russia visit


December 17th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 17 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday left for home after a major breakthrough in relations with Russia on sensitive matters such as opening the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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BGR Energy bags order for two 300 MW power plants


November 17th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) Engineering-procurement-construction contractor BGR Energy Systems Ltd Thursday said it has bagged an order for two 300 MW coal-based private thermal power plants in Chhattisgarh.The Chennai-based company ... Read more...

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School kids plea to president to save forests


November 14th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On the occasion of Children's Day, school children Monday appealed to President Pratibha Patil to join in their fight to save the country's forests ... Read more...

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Green power plants may not be far away


November 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 4 (IANS) Inspired by green hybrid cars driven by a mixture of gas and electricity, researchers have turned their attention to the greening of power plants too.Most ... Read more...

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No power outages during Deepavali: Government


October 19th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) There will be no power outages during the festive season, the government Wednesday said, insisting that the electricity situation in the country is improving."The power ... Read more...

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Coal supply to power plants being shored up: Government


October 15th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The government Saturday said it has scaled up the delivery of coal to thermal power plants to avert electricity shortages in the festive season."The coal ... Read more...

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Karnataka team in Delhi to ask for power


October 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A team from Karnataka, headed by Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje, arrived in New Delhi Wednesday to plead with the central government for more power ... Read more...

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Massive power cuts in Karnataka, Bangalore spared


October 10th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Rural Karnataka will go without power for eight hours a day from Tuesday following a massive dip in power generation in the state, the government ... Read more...

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Karnataka seeks more coal, power to stave off crisis


October 8th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 8 (IANS) Karnataka Saturday appealed to the central government for immediate daily supply of 500MW of power and increased coal flow as the power crisis worsened in ... Read more...

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Hitachi to form new JV in India


September 27th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Japanese diversified conglomerate Hitachi Tuesday said that it will form a new joint venture (JV) company with SFO Technologies for providing state of the art ... Read more...

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Telangana stir hits Karnataka’s power supply


September 26th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) People in Karnataka, including tech hub Bangalore, are in for frequent power disruptions as the agitation for a separate Telangana in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh has ... Read more...

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Activists demand fresh study on Orissa thermal plants


September 21st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) The Orissa government should conduct a fresh study on thermal power plants in the state, civil society groups said Wednesday, a day after the National Green ... Read more...

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Coal mining in Singrauli leading to health hazards: Greenpeace


September 15th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Uncontrolled coal mining and thermal power plants in Madhya Pradesh's Singrauli district have caused environmental destruction and health hazards to the people of the district, ... Read more...

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‘One-third power capacity addition by private sector’


August 25th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The government Thursday said the private sector would contribute nearly 36 percent of power sector capacity expansion in the 11th Five Year Plan, which ... Read more...

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Coal giant looks at huge losses amid closure orders


August 24th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 24 (IANS) Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) stands to lose production of around 40,000 tonnes of coal each day following orders from the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board ... Read more...

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Sahara India inks deal with Korean firm for 6,000-MW power project


August 17th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Sahara India Power Corporation Wednesday said it will set up a total 6,000-megawatt capacity in thermal power plants in India in association with government-run South ... Read more...

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