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Animals struggling to cope with ‘driest’ year 29.4.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
As intensifying heat grips the hilly forests of Tamil Nadu in the summer months, thirst-driven animals in these areas are facing higher mortality rates, and sometimes wander into human habitations
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Sudden rain hassles outbound travellers 28.4.2017 Deccan Herald - City
The sudden rainfall on Friday night inconvenienced many people heading out of town on a long weekend. While some parts of the city received rainfall after 9 pm, other localities were greeted with strong winds.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast rain coupled with thundershowers for the next two days. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) said there were no rain-related complaints.

The rainfall, however, led to power cuts in Banaswadi, Magadi Road and parts of Bannerghatta Road.
Pedestrians on roads being upgraded under the TenderSURE project were the worst sufferers. Outbound travellers were seen running to escape the rainfall in Majestic, KR Market and other bus terminals.

Basaveshwaranagar received 1 mm rainfall while Singanayakanahalli and Kengeri received 18 mm till 10.30 pm, according to the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre.
DHNews Service
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Naxal-hit gram panchayat shows the solar way in Udupi 28.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Affairs and Sports, on Thursday declared the Naxalite-affected Amasebail Gram Panchayat (GP) as the first fully solar GP in Udupi district. The...
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Wind power does better than anticipated by ICRA 27.4.2017 ET: Power
This in turn was the result of removal of generation based incentive (GBI) benefit and reduction in accelerated depreciation (AD) benefit with effect from April 1, 2017.
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Amasebailu declared solar power gram panchayat 27.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Magsaysay award winner Dr Harish Hande urged youths to get rid of the obsession for social networking sites and indulge in field works to achieve self-reliance in rural India in terms of solar energy. Delivering keynote address at a programme organised to declare Amasebailu Gram Panchayat declared as the 'Solar Gram Panchayat', he said Karnataka is a role model for evolving into a solar energy state as the project is meticulously executed in a phase-wise manner to promote solar energy. Fieldwork He said the youths should walk into the field as Google search and Facebook would not develop rural India and solve the problems in the country. The energy independence should be taken up in the form of a revolution which ensured the independence for the country in 1947. Thirty crore of the total Indian population live without electricity even after 70 years of independence. By 2020, the country should be energy independent, he said. Hande said power shortage is not something to be blamed against the government. ...
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Tangedco defaults payment, Vallur units stop supply 27.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
A week after sounding a warning, NTPC, a joint venture partner of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB), has stopped supply of 1,000MW power from its two thermal plants in Vallur to the state power utility owing to nonpayment of `1,156 crore in dues.
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HC permits UBHL to seek more time in arbitration matter 20.4.2017 deccanherald.com
The High Court of Karnataka on Thursday permitted United Breweries (Holdings) Ltd (UBHL) to get consent from the official liquidator for extension of time for pronouncement of award in a separate arbitration matter involving the embattled company. Counsel for UBHL placed before the court a letter addressed to Justice S P Bharucha, the former Chief Justice of India who is the arbitrator in arbitration proceedings between UBHL and others and Zuari Fertilizers and Chemicals and others. UBHL sought the court's permission for extension of time to pronounce the award in arbitration for six months from February 18, 2017. UBHL filed an Original Side Appeal against the ruling by a single judge to wind up the company for its inability to pay loans to international companies and a consortium of banks. UBHL argued that it had no obligation to repay the loans as it was only the principal guarantor. The lenders filed a case against UBHL seeking their dues from the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines. UBHL had given ...
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As peak demand rises, KPTCL begins infrastructure upgrade 20.4.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Power demand surpasses 10,000 MW for the first time
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Soon, buy power only when you need it via prepaid meters 20.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Solar power capacity crosses 12 GW last year 17.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Business
With the NDA government aggressively pushing green energy projects, India's solar power capacity crossed 12 GW, with the addition of 5,525 MW solar power generation capacity last fiscal year. As the Centre is estimating 748 GW of solar power potential in the country, the government is planning 4,800 MW from rooftop solar and 7,200 MW from large scale solar power projects in the current fiscal, said an official in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. Among the states, Andhra Pradesh added the maximum solar capacity in 2016-17 (1,294.26 MW), followed by Karnataka (882.38 MW) and Telangana (759.13 MW). Other major additions were in, Tamil Nadu (630.01 MW), Rajasthan (543 MW), Punjab (388 MW), Uttar Pradesh (193.24 MW) and Uttarakhand (192.35 MW). As India aims to achieve 40% cumulative electric power capacity from non-fossil fuel based energy resources by 2030, the NDA government is focusing on green energy sources to generate power. The Centre has set an ambitious target of adding 175 GW of renewable ...
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IPCL to double power production 16.4.2017 Hindu: Business
Plans to acquire firms with stressed assets to attain goal
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Solar tariff down to ₹4.36 a unit for MW-scale plants 13.4.2017 Hindu: News
A day after it recommended an average hike of 8% in power tariffs, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has revised the tariff for all new grid-connected megawatt-scale solar PV plan...
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Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka 12.4.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka
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Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum 12.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading PV module and EPC solutions provider on Wednesday announced the commissioning of a 20 MW Solar Power Project in the state of Karnataka for Jindal Aluminum Ltd.
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Vikram Solar commissions 20MW Solar Power Project for Jindal Aluminum in Karnataka 12.4.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Apr 12 (ANI): Vikram Solar, the globally recognized leading PV module and EPC solutions provider on Wednesday announced the commissioning of a 20 MW Solar Power Project in the state of
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Shettar assails power tariff hike announced by KERC 12.4.2017 Mangalore - City - The Times of India
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India may add 6,000 MW wind power capacity in FY'18: IWTMA 12.4.2017 ET: Power
"The govt's target (for the 2017-18) I think is 4,500 MW. We know that we have number of challenges in front of us, but we will try our best to give around 6,000 (MW) in the current financial year," IWTMA Chairman said.
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Solar tariff fixed at Rs 4.36 per unit for MW-scale plants 12.4.2017 ET: Power
The regulator has allowed a capital cost of Rs 4.40 crore per MW, and a return on equity (RoE) at 16% for developers.
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Power Ministry launches portal for notifying electricity outage 11.4.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
The Ministry of Power on Tuesday launched an online portal for notifying electricity outages to rural consumers. The mobile app will collate information from feeder level power distribution units and...
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Suzlon Energy trades high on bagging repeat order in Karnataka 11.4.2017 Sify Finance
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