User: Ganeshperumal Topic: Energy
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Putin orders review of Russian coal mining tax 24.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the government to review a mineral extraction tax for the Russian coal industry by Oct. 31, instructions published by the Kremlin showed on Saturday.
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Russia's first seaborne nuclear power plant sets sail across Arctic 24.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Russia's first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide power to one of the country's most remote regions, sparking environmental concerns.
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Yeh dil maange more: Kolkata, New Town love their e-buses, but more needed for impact 22.8.2019 Citizen Matters
40 electric buses planned for 11 routes in Kolkata were pressed into service earlier this year, while the satellite town of New Town has been successfully running 3 e-buses for more than one year. How have they been faring and what's in the offing?
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When it comes to renewable energy, India isn’t putting its money where its commitments are 21.8.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s 2019-’20 budget allocated 63% less funds to alternative fuels as compared to coal-based power.
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Russia's Norilsk and S.African coal town Kriel top SO2 emissions hot spots: NASA data 19.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Russia's Norilsk smelter complex and a town in South Africa's eastern coal mining province have the highest sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions in the world, according to satellite data from U.S. space agency NASA.
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Essar To Blame For Madhya Pradesh Toxic Ash Leak, Says Report 18.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A three-member committee investigating the leak of toxic material from a coal-fired power plant in Singrauli distict in Madhya Pradesh, which contaminated farmland in a four-kilometre radius, has...
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Massive decline in coal power project lending in India 17.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, A financial assessment on Friday revealed a massive 90 per cent decline in coal power investment in India in 2018 compared to the previous year.  The report looks at coal and renewable energy project finance made in 2018 and compares that with the numbers in 2017. “Coal vs Renewables 2018” — an annual […]
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Denmark sees resolution soon to EU rift on 2050 climate goal 16.8.2019 Reuters: World News
The new energy and climate minister of Denmark, a frontrunner in fighting climate change, said on Friday he was confident fellow EU countries would soon agree to go carbon-neutral by 2050 despite resistance in the east of the bloc.
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While Adani gets set for Carmichael project, Australian insurers are refusing to touch coal mines 14.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
As communities and governments hold fossil fuel companies responsible for climate-related damage, coal insurers increasingly face the risk of litigation.
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China government think tank presses for 2025 CO2 cap 14.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on course for emissions to peak by the end of the next decade.
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29 US States And Cities Sue Donald Trump Over Climate Protections 14.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A coalition of 22 US states and seven cities on Tuesday sued President Donald Trump's administration to block it from easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants.
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Essar Asked To Pay Rs 50 Lakh To Madhya Pradesh Farmers After Ash Leak 13.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Days after a toxic ash leak at a coal plant in Madhya Pradesh damaged farmland in a 4-km area, the local administration has directed the power company to deposit Rs 50 lakh as compensation to the...
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Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change 12.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday.
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Greta Thunberg, on German coal mine visit, questions 2038 fuel exit date 10.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, on a visit to a German anti-coal protest camp, questioned whether the country should continue to use the fuel to generate power for another 20 years as the government plans.
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Goyal to lead delegation of five CMs, business leaders to Vladivostok 10.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Goyal to lead delegation of five CMs, business leaders to Vladivostok
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Trump administration moves to limit state powers to block pipelines, terminals 9.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
The Trump administration on Friday unveiled a proposal that would curb state powers to block pipelines and other energy projects, part of the Trump administration's effort to boost domestic oil, gas and coal development.
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Locals Disrupt Coal Supply To Bihar's NTPC Kahalgaon, Power Crisis Feared 9.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Scores of locals are staging a demonstration at Kahalgaon disrupting supply of coal to the 2340 MW NTPC unit even as officials today expressed concern over fast depleting stocks which could lead to a...
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Commerce and Industry Minister to Lead Delegation to Vladivostok 9.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal, will leada delegation of Chief Ministers of States and business representatives to Vladivostok in the Russian Far East from 11-13 August 2019, to explore investment opportunities and strike close partnerships with the Far East provinces.
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Madhya Pradesh: Essar alleges sabotage after toxic ash leak at power plant in Singrauli 9.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Five children were rescued after the fly-ash slurry flooded their homes on Wednesday night. More than 500 farmers suffered crop losses.
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Ash Leak In Madhya Pradesh Plant Hits Children. "Sabotage", Says Essar 9.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A breach in an artificial pond that stored toxic residue from a coal power plant run by Essar Power MP Ltd has contaminated farmland in a 4-km area in Madhya Pradesh's Singrauli, villagers living in...
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