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T.N. pitches for mechanism to compensate discoms 1.5.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Backing down to accommodate green energy causing financial strain’
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India's power struggle and the emergence of renewable energy 30.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
India consumes 309 GW of power and still 300 million people in the country live without access to electricity. By 2030, India's energy consumption is expected to rise to 700 GW. The escalated demand will be not only to due to the growth in the manufacturing industry but also due to electoral promises of providing full access electricity to all citizens by 2022. To achieve this unimaginable, India is placing its bets on both coal and solar energy. Coal dependency India, being a major importer of coal, has doubled its production targets from its local mines aiming to produce 1.5 billion tonnes of coal by 2020. The intensity is to reduce its import dependence and to help the under utilised thermal power plants in the country. India is also rapidly expanding its coal-fired electricity generation capacity, with around 113 GW of new capacity already under construction in addition to the 205 GW of existing capacity. Given the investments underway, and the abundance of the resource in the country, it seems that ...
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Former Italian PM Matteo Renzi likely to win Democratic Party election 30.4.2017 Zee News : World
Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi was on Sunday poised to win the leadership of Italy`s ruling Democratic Party (PD) in a primary election, propelling him back to the forefront of the national political scene. 
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Global pension funds buy into PM Modi's $100 bn solar push, scout for deals 30.4.2017 News
Investors' focus is primarily on solar power generation, funding large-scale solar parks
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Analysis: Global pension funds warm to India's solar power ambitions 30.4.2017 Sify Finance
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Five killed in Texas tornadoes 30.4.2017 Hindu: International
Heavy rains, damaging winds pummel U.S. midsection.
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No petrol, diesel: India aims to go all-electric 30.4.2017 TOI: Home
India is looking at having an all-electric car fleet by 2030 with an express objective of lowering the fuel import bill and running cost of vehicles. Power minister Piyush Goyal has said that the government and NITI Aayog are working on a policy for promotion of electric vehicles.
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Analysis - Global pension funds warm to India's solar power ambitions 30.4.2017 Sify Finance
By Devidutta Tripathy and Sudarshan Varadhan
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To fix India's burning issue: Turn unwanted straw into bio-energy pellets 30.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Burning is doubly wasteful as the straw is lost to the flames
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Bedtime habits for good sleep 30.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Bedtime habits for good sleep
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A reversal of fortune for Trump favourites on Wall Street 30.4.2017 Business Standard: Today
Meanwhile, tech stocks that were left out of the early Trump rally have surged recently
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Widows quarters gutted in Udupi 29.4.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
Loss estimated at ₹ 10 lakh; no injuries or loss of life
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Bihar CM orders a 'heat action plan' to deal with summer specific incidents 29.4.2017 TOI: Patna
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In first 100 days, a reversal of fortune for Trump favourites on Wall Street 29.4.2017 Hindu: Business
Most telling of all, the media sector — regularly lambasted by Mr. Trump for its coverage of him — is up 7% since he took office
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State govt approves investments worth Rs 1,770 cr in Odisha 29.4.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Approved projects have a potential of creating 3,200 additional jobs in the state
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Govt to ensure power price at Rs 3/unit: Piyush Goyal 29.4.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Target set irrespective of source in medium term; minister rules out tariff hike for farmers
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Wavering power demands scare upcoming projects 29.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Wavering power demands scare upcoming projects
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Rs 3/unit to be benchmark price for power in medium term: Piyush Goyal 29.4.2017 ET: Power
As per a statement issued by the CII after the session, Goyal assured that there is no proposal to increase tariffs for farmers.
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Govt aims to ensure power at Rs 3 per unit in the medium term: Goyal 29.4.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Goyal assured that there is no proposal to increase tariffs for farmers
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If India meets renewables target, no more coal power needed after 2027 29.4.2017 ET: Power
In China and India alone, construction activities that would add 68 GW of additional coal capacity are frozen across 100 project sites, 13 of them in India.
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