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Electricity plan for Bengaluru - a look at BESCOM’s data 24.3.2017 Citizen Matters

Bengaluru is almost entirely dependent on the state of Karnataka for its electricity supply; nothing wrong in with that in appearance. However, inability of the state to respond consistently to the city’s power demands coupled with the failure...
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Bengaluru: a city chipped in Karnataka’s grid - a look at BESCOM’s data 24.3.2017 Citizen Matters

Bengaluru is almost entirely dependent on the state of Karnataka for its electricity supply; nothing wrong in with that in appearance. However, inability of the state to respond consistently to the city’s power demands coupled with the failure...
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NTCP exceeds electricity generation targets 23.3.2017 Budget 2017, Income Tax - India Budget 2017 Updates, Union Budget 2017 Latest News, Railway Budget 2017 | Times of India
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India’s 15% generation capacity is now from NTPC 23.3.2017 ET: Power
NPTC has managed to cross its 12th plan capacity addition target of 11.92 GW by adding 12.84 GW the highest ever capacity addition in any 5 year plan by the company.
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NTPC exceeds 12th Plan target by adding 12.84 GW 23.3.2017 All Companies Stories
NTPC Group's power generation capacity has increased to 49,943 MW so far in the plan period
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NTPC beats 12th Plan target by adding 12,840 MW 23.3.2017 ET: Power
NTPC has exceeded the 12th Plan capacity addition target of 11,920 MW by adding 12,840 MW, the highest-ever capacity addition in any 5 year plan by the company, the official said.
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Summer's here, city braces for water, power woes 22.3.2017 deccanherald.com
This summer, India Meteorological Department has forecast a further rise in temperature with periodic thundershowers in Bengaluru and parts of south interior Karnataka. The city on Wednesday recorded a maximum of 34° Celsius, against 33.6° Celsius on Tuesday and 36° Celsius on Sunday. Sundar M Metri, director-in-charge, IMD-Bengaluru, told DH cloudy skies and thundershowers are expected in the coming days. "When humidity increases and there is moisture in the air, clouds are formed, which lead to thundershowers. After that, the temperature starts to soar again," he explained. He said the discomfort is due to dry weather and lack of wind. While the humidity level is 49%, wind speed is three knots. Increasing concretisation is also causing a slight increase in temperature, he said. Though the energy department claims that there is sufficient power to meet the summer needs, Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) officials warn of power cuts due to maintenance work. "Though we have ...
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Retd IAS officer to head International Solar Alliance 22.3.2017 deccanherald.com
Retired IAS officer from Karnataka cadre Upendra Tripathy has been appointed the Interim Director General of the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

Union Power and Renewable Minister Piyush Goyal and French Energy and Environment Minister Segolene Royal on Tuesday jointly decided to appoint Tripathy to the post.

Earlier, Tripathy served as secretary to Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, a statement said. The ISA was launched in 2015 to provide a dedicated platform for cooperation among solar resource rich countries to increase use of the solar energy in meeting energy needs. Its interim secretariat is at Gurugram.
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Shri Upendra Tripathy Appointed as Full Time Interim Director General of ISA 21.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India and Ms. Ségolène Royal, Minister for Environment, Energy and Marine Affairs Government of France jointly
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US-based Evergreen Power in talks to raise $100 mn for India 21.3.2017 ET: Power
The company wants to bring 280 megawatts (MW) of wind energy online in the next 12 months in the states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
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Unido to double India spend, focus on 5 cities 18.3.2017 ET: Infrastructure
In India, Unido spent around $4 million in 2013 and 2014 annually, raised its expenditure to $7 million annually in 2015, and is targeting a figure of $16 million in 2017.
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Sudhana, 12 schools in Puttur, lauded for green initiatives 18.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Sudhana School has bagged the Parisara Mitra School Award that comes with a prize money of ₹30,000
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Another innovator to meet the President was Akash Manoj, 17.3.2017 DNA: Health
a 15-year-old student from Tamil Nadu, who has invented a device to predict silent heart attack.
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5 things that can reduce PM10 in Bengaluru 17.3.2017 Citizen Matters

It has been established that air pollution and traffic congestion, which are interrelated, are the major contributors to air pollution. Here's an overview of air pollution scene.

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Karnataka set to add more green power in 2017-18 15.3.2017 Hindu: National
Karnataka’s energy sector appears to be going green as the State is set to add more quantum of renewable energy to its grid during 2017-18 than conventional power. Of the total quantum of 3,975 MW of...
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Pre-summer rains cool a hot Bengaluru 8.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Pre-summer rains and thundershowers since Monday cooled the Karnataka capital, reeling under soaring temperatures, said a met official on Wednesday.
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IIT-M solar inverter system wins award 8.3.2017 BusinessLine - National
Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has won the 2017 IEEE Spectrum Technology in the Service of Society Award for its solar-direct current (DC) inverter system.The system, developed using micro gri...
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ArcelorMittal to focus on asset optimisation; curtail investment plans 5.3.2017 News
Global steel giant ArcelorMittal has decided to curtail M&A and new investment activities following tough economic and market conditions. The world's largest steelmaker will now focus on asset optimisation and sale of non-core assets. "Due to difficult economic and market conditions, ArcelorMittal has curtailed M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) and greenfield investment activity," NRI billionaire Lakshmi Mittal-led company said in its latest annual report. ArcelorMittal, which was created after an over USD 30 billion merger of Mittal Steel and Arcelor in 2006, said its focus is on improving its costs through management gains programme, non-core asset disposals and resizing operational footprint through asset optimisation. The company has continued to dispose of non-core assets and sold its minority shareholding in Gestamp as part of this strategy. Earlier, it disposed of Gallatin, Circuit Foil Luxembourg, ATIC and its steel cord business. The company in its latest annual ...
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Laxmi Hebbalkar owns coal mine in Indonesia, alleges BJP 3.3.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Laxmi Hebbalkar owns coal mine in Indonesia, alleges BJP
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BEML aims to go green by utilising 100% renewable energy for captive use 3.3.2017 Latest News
The PSU company has inaugurated a 200 KWp grid connected rooftop solar project at its Mysore complex
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