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Chennai Buzz: Cleaning up after DefExpo, Cashless payment of traffic fines, a rail expo and more! 21.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A month after DefExpo, citizens spot trash and debris strewn at the site, and traffic police go cashless for payment of fines, an international rail expo draws enthusiasts and experts alike, and there are encouraging signs of solar power use in public buildings. The week that was! »
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Livguard Energy to raise over $50 million in private equity this fiscal 21.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
Livguard Energy Technologies, the makers of automotive battery, inverters, power backup, mobile accessories, stabilisers and solar renewable energy, will be raising over $50 million in private equity this fiscal. A SAR Group company, the founders have already invested Rs 200 crore in the Livguard business since its inception in 2014. Among top three players in the automotive battery space after Exide and Amaron, Livguard currently has monthly revenues of Rs 100 crore and an annual run rate of around $150 million. Speaking with DNA Money, Rakesh Malhotra, founder, SAR Group, said, Livguard will raise capital this financial year. "Being a much bigger business, we wanted to wait and raise a large size of over $50 million," said Malhotra, adding that the Livguard business has already clocked in revenues of Rs 950 crore in March last year. The group's water purifier business under Livpure Pvt Ltd, started in 2012, already has secured private equity investments from CLSA (two rounds – 2013 and end of 2014) and ...
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Transition to green economy will create more jobs 21.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Despite misconceptions, sustainable practices and economic development go hand in hand, says ILO report
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‘Encroaching’ windmills usher in trouble in Karnataka 20.5.2018 Hindu: National
The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has come down on forest and other government officials for allowing five windmills to encroach upon ove
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Solar microgrids light up remote Jharkhand villages 20.5.2018 Hindu: News
New policy hopes to expand their reach and spread
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3 killed, thousands affected by torrential rains in Sri Lanka 20.5.2018 General News
At least three people were killed and thousands of others have been affected in Sri Lanka as heavy rains and strong winds wreaked havoc in the country. The Met Department today said that heavy showers will continue for the next few days due to the South Western Monsoon and the formation of a low-pressure zone over Sri Lanka. The Disaster Management Centre said that a woman died in the Badalkumbura area in Moneragala as a tree fell on her yesterday. Meanwhile, two people were struck by lightning at a paddy field in Welikanda. The victims were aged 17 and 33. Power supply has been disrupted in several areas due to trees falling on power lines as a result of incessant rains. The Department of Meteorology has warned of lightning and urged the public to take precautions. Several people have been evacuated to safer locations since last week while hundreds of houses were damaged due to the severe weather. Sri Lanka, which has been heavily deforested for cash crops, often witnesses landslides
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Can China connect technological prowess with global ambitions? 20.5.2018 Sify Finance
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Wind-solar hybrid policy: Setting up adequate evacuation 20.5.2018 General News
Even as the recently announced national wind-solar hybrid policy is expected to boost renewable power generation, setting up adequate number of evacuation network will be critical, experts say. Under the new policy, the government intends to auction wind-solar hybrid projects on tariff based competitive bidding, and these can be set up anywhere across the country depending on feasibility and land availability with bidders. "Consistent forecasts from analysts suggest that the country will face major grid integration issues in the coming years if evacuation infrastructure is not improved at the same rate as renewables capacity additions," Vijay Khandwekar, head-module mounting structure business, solar projects, Tata International, told PTI. The government has set an ambitious target of achieving 175 gw of renewable capacity by 2022, of which solar would be 100 gw, and the rest 60 gw would be wind. The installed capacities of 20 gw of solar and 35 gw of wind at present, ...
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Scientists convert plant matter into chemicals 20.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A team led by an Indian-origin scientist from Sandia National Laboratories in California has demonstrated a new technology based on bio-engineered bacteria that can make it economically feasible to produce chemicals from renewable plant sources.
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Iran says oil export to remain unaffected if EU saves nuclear deal 20.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Iran says oil export to remain unaffected if EU saves nuclear deal
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Power demand for LI projects estimated at 3,234 MW in 2018-19 19.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Kaleshwaram components to lift water to SRSP need 1,916 MW this year
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KTPS’ 800 MW unit to start generation next month 19.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Genco commences coal production in Tadicherla mines
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‘Karnataka episode, a victory for democracy’ 19.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Uttam Kumar Reddy calls upon people to end TRS rule in State
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Energetic efforts on to tap into the renewables 19.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Anert to set up microgrid at Marayur, hybrid renewable energy system at Ramakkalmedu
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Chatterbox: Interesting politics in the offing 19.5.2018 Latest News
Both YSR Congress and Telugu Desam Party will fight tooth and nail to get the seats. After Naidu pulled out of the National Democratic Alliance, YSR Congress is looking to claim that spot
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MarcaTel eyes rural India for Wi-Fi tool, bets on franchisees 19.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Targets 6.5 lakh hotspots; initial focus to be on Maharashtra, three other States
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Resignation before floor-test: Highlights from Atal Bihari Vajpayee`s speech then and Yeddyurappa`s speech now 19.5.2018 Zee News : India National
Working for the people - whether in power or not - are sentiments both Atal Bihari Vajpayee and BS Yeddyurappa made in their speech before resigning as PM and CM, respectively.
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India drags US to WTO over steel, aluminium duties 19.5.2018 General News
India has dragged the US to the World Trade Organisation's dispute settlement mechanism over the imposition of import duties on steel and aluminium, an official said. India has stated that the decision will impact exports of these products to the US and it is not in compliance with global trade norms. "India has filed a dispute under the aegis of the WTO on the issue of imposing import duties by the US on certain steel and aluminium products," the official said. The country has sought consultations with the US under the WTO's dispute settlement mechanism. Seeking consultation is the first step of dispute settlement process. If the two nations are not able to reach a mutually agreed solution through consultation, India may request for a WTO dispute settlement panel to review the matter. On March 9, US President Donald Trump imposed heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminium items, a move that has sparked fears of a global trade war. Trump signed two proclamations that levied a 25 ...
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NTPC puts off solar projects auction amid developers concerns on evacuation 19.5.2018 General News
State-run power giant NTPC has deferred auction of 2,000 MW solar capacities to the first week of June as developers have sought resolution of inter-state connectivity issue before going ahead with the sale, sources said. Besides, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is likely to extend the bid submission for 2,000 MW solar capacities scheduled for the first week of June, industry sources said. The sources said that the NTPC's 2,000 MW solar bid submissions scheduled on May 21, 2018, has been deferred to June first week after considering concerns expressed by developers about difficulties being faced for getting power evacuation connectivity through the inter-state transmission system. The Solar Power Developers Association had written to the Ministry of New and Renewable (MNRE) to extend solar auctions till the issue related to grant of connectivity through inter-state transmission system is not resolved. Developers had also raised the issue in the pre-bid meeting with MNRE
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UG cabling lone solution to power disruptions in city 19.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Overcoming the problem of breakdown and disruptions in power supply caused by vagaries of nature like heavy wind, heavy rain and others appears to be
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