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India@75 discussed at Hero's 12th Mindmine Summit 21.4.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Apr. 21 (NewsVoir): Mindmine Summit, one of India's most influential ideas exchange platforms organised by the Mindmine Institute, an independent think tank set up by Hero Enterprise
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Maharashtra's toy train stations turn green 21.4.2018 General News
The four stations of Central Railway's Matheran Hill Railway in Maharashtra's Raigad district have turned "green" with the installation of solar power and wind energy plants, an official said on Friday.Sunil Udasi, the Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway said in a statement that on the installation of Green Energy System, the generation capacity of each system at four stations - Jummapatti, Waterpipe, and Aman Lodge is 75-80 kWh, while at Matheran, it is 680-690 kWh per month.All these four stations are now provided with a solar power plant of capacity 500-1000 Wp and windmill of capacity 6.1 KWp at Matheran including energy efficient LED lights and fans.The electric supply from the renewable sources will bring down the hill railway station's power bill drastically resulting in savings of Rs. 2.07 lakh per year, besides reducing its carbon footprints.The Matheran Hill Railway is narrow-gauge heritage railway in Maharashtra.A delight to the tourists and the route to the ...
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Solar power capacity at Charanka Solar Park to touch 790 MW 21.4.2018 DNA: India
Solar power generation capacity at Charanka Solar Park in Patan district, the first such project in the country, is soon expected to touch 790 MW. The generation capacity is at about 600 MW at present. The Charanka Solar Park was inaugurated in 2012 by then Chief Minister Narendra Modi. It was home to about 250 MW capacity at the time, which has gone up by nearly 2.5 times since then. "Installed capacity of 600 MW solar power has been commissioned by 31 developers in the Solar Park. GACL (Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited) is setting up 30 MW Solar PV plant, and GSFC (Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals) is in the process of setting up 10 MW project. Looking at the availability of land in the Park, we can go for further capacity addition of 150 MW. Thus total capacity of Gujarat Solar Park will be about 790 MW," Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL), the project's developer, said in its latest annual report. It said that state government owned entities Gujarat State Electricity Corporation ...
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Wind power capacity addition still stuck in the doldrums 21.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
State’s story of solar power looked very good till March 2017 but turned dull this year; authorities confident of overcoming the present problem
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4 Matheran toy train stations go green 21.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Stations outfitted with solar power plants
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In tribute to Gandhi & Mandela, SA to showcase Khadi in textile event 20.4.2018 General News
Khadi, the great Indian fabric, is all set to be showcased in South Africa at an event to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela later this month. The event to present the fabric will be choreographed by a South African fashion designer on April 30 during the concluding session of the two-day India-South Africa Business Summit as The Tribute to Mahatma and Madiba' program for which Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has got its first overseas order of 175 gift boxes containing silk scarves. Exhilarated on getting first overseas order worth Rs 2 lakh for the KVIC, its Chairman V K Saxena said that Khadi reaching South Africa means that world is moving in the direction of economic freedom. "The monetary value of this order might not be very big, but it is a big morale gain for KVIC as it has caught the attention of the world famous fashion designer Gavin Rajah and the organizers as well. "When Gandhiji reached South Africa, a war against apartheid and British rule .
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Maharashtra's Matheran toy train stations turn 'green' 20.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
All four stations en route the famed Toy Train servicing the eco-sensitive hillstation of Matheran in Maharashtra's Raigad district have turned "green" with installation of solar power and wind energy plants, an official said here on Friday.
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Sebi slaps over Rs 1 cr fine on Suzlon Energy 20.4.2018 General News
Sebi today slapped a fine of more than Rs 1 crore on wind turbine maker Suzlon Energy for violating insider trading norms. A total fine of Rs 1.1 crore, including Rs 5 lakh on an official, has been imposed as the company failed to disclose price sensitive information as required under the listing regulations on "more than one occasion". "I find that the investigation did not bring out the disproportionate gain or unfair advantages to the noticees and loss caused to investors as a result of non-disclosure of truncation of order. "They failed to make the disclosure on more than one occasion, hence it can be said, it is repetitive in nature," Sebi's Adjudicating Officer Sahil Malik said in the order. The noticees in the case were Suzlon Energy, its promoters Tulsi R Tanti and Girish R Tanti, and Hemal A Kanuga. Tulsi Tanti is Chairman and Managing Director while Girish Tanti is a Director. Kanuga, who has been fined Rs 5 lakh, is compliance officer, according to the order. According to ..
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Sustainable technologies for city infrastructure 20.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Waste-to-energy plants, RWH, and solar power can obviate the need for dependence on municipal services for waste collection, water supply boards and centralised power grids. By M.A. Siraj
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Long regulatory road before Delhi govt penalises discoms for power cuts 20.4.2018 Latest News
No independent agency will monitor defaults by discoms, who themselves have to keep record of such defaults and inform the government informed about them
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RBI's resolution for bad loans impractical, says power minister R K Singh 20.4.2018 Business Standard: Today
Most of the stressed assets are either facing coal supply crunch or don't have any power supply agreement or both
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MRPL commissions solar power project, largest on any refinery site 20.4.2018 Hindu: Mangalore
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd., (MRPL) has clocked a major milestone by commissioning 6.063 MWp solar power project on its premises, the l
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Land of ‘Shankarpura Mallige,’ ‘Mattu Gulla’ to see tight race 20.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Incumbent MLA Vinay Kumar Sorake has been given the Congress ticket again
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Global growth showing solid momentum: WB chief 19.4.2018 General News
With global growth showing solid momentum, the challenge is to make it inclusive, World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim said today. "The challenge now is to ensure that strong growth will translate into inclusive growth, so that the benefits of global economic integration are enjoyed by all members of society," Kim said at the start of the annual spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. "The global economy is showing solid momentum. We're expecting global growth to edge up to 3.1 per cent in 2018 its strongest performance since 2011 as the recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade continues, and as commodity-exporting developing economies benefit from firming commodity prices," Kim said here. Kim said this period of robust growth is a great opportunity to invest in human and physical capital. Filling infrastructure gaps, improving education and health outcomes, and increasing female labour force participation could continue to drive growth. If policy ...
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NTPC to back down thermal power at some of its units for more renewables 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The move is in line with the Centre's proposal to introduce flexibility in generation scheduling. It provides flexibility for substituting thermal by renewable power
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BSES discoms partner with TERI for power conservation, raise awareness among students 19.4.2018 General News
The BSES discoms in the national capital will collaborate with policy research organisation TERI to make efforts to bring down the city's power demand and raise awareness among around 90,000 schoolchildren, said a spokesperson for the company. Multiple agreements were signed by the BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) and the BSES Rajdhnai Power Limited (BRPL) with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to deal with different aspects of energy conservation and demand side management (DSM), he said. The agreement with BRPL will see the launch of an innovative educational program (Energy Wise Energy Rise) for government schoolchildren. The program will educate, train and reach out to around 90,000 students in government schools. It will provide students with a unique platform to help them make sustainable choices, learn new concepts and share experiences on energy efficiency, sustainable energy and newer ways to mitigate environmental hazards. The two organisations have signed a two-year
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NASA's planet hunting probe TESS successfully launched 19.4.2018 DNA: Evolutions
NASA's latest planet hunting satellite was successfully launched today on the first-of-its-kind mission to find new worlds beyond our solar system and identify the ones that could support alien life.
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Siemens Gamesa bags multiple wind power orders of 140 MW 19.4.2018 General News
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy today said it has bagged multiple wind power orders totalling 140 MW from a leading independent power producer and many industrial customers in the country. "Specifically, the company will handle the entire infrastructure needed to operate these projects (with installed capacity ranging between 2 MW and 58 MW), together with the supply, erection and commissioning of 41 units of the G97-2.0 MW turbines and 29 of the SG 2.0-114 for various industrial customers and a leading IPP in India," the company said in a statement. Set for commissioning by June this year across several sites in the country, most of these orders have been placed by different industrial customers, such as textile, auto parts and pharmaceutical companies, who want to move their supply to renewable sources. "We are witnessing encouragingly growing interest from industrial customers who are becoming a sizable number in our order portfolio. These orders show a positive sign of ...
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BSES, TERI tie-up on energy efficiency, student awareness 19.4.2018 Education
Delhi power distribution company (Discom) BSES on Thursday announced that it has signed separate agreements with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to deal with different aspects of energy conservation and conduct research on Demand Side Management (DSM).
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Honeywell announces expansion of its Pune facility 19.4.2018 General News
Honeywell today said it will expand manufacturing capacity of its Fulgaon facility in Pune to meet increased local and global demand of automation solutions. The expansion would be by way of doubling operational space to 151,000 square feet, the company said in a statement without giving any cost estimates. Originally built in 2014, the facility integrates advanced engineering, testing and manufacturing of equipment for the process industries such as refining, oil and gas, pulp and paper, power generation, chemicals, life sciences, and metals, minerals and mining. In addition, it offers a customer integration centre, thermal solutions and smart metering factories, and a Honeywell Intelligrated demonstration centre. The centre provides an immersive experience by letting customers interact with technologies that make manufacturing safer, more secure, comfortable and energy efficient. "The expansion of our plant allows us to now commercialise new technologies that are researched and ...
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