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Last updated: Feb 15 2018 11:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Renewable energy push a great opportunity for Tamil Nadu to tap: Report 15.2.2018 News
The IEEFA report also cautions against the state's efforts to build 22,500 Mw of coal-fired power plants despite its favourable investment and lower tariff for wind and solar
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India's excess power capacity an aberration, should export: Minister 13.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The excess power capacity in India is an aberration in a situation where large parts of the country are yet to get electricity, Power Minister R.K Singh said on Tuesday.
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Closing the immunisation gap 10.2.2018 Hindu: Home
MIT, Manipal, won the India Sustainability Challenge conducted by Education New Zealand.
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CEA has written to all States to use 5-10% of biomass pellets with coal for power generation in thermal power plants: Shri R K Singh 9.2.2018 General News
Further, Shri Singh said that in order to promote use of the Biomass pellets, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has written to all Central/State Utilities, State Governments, Power Equipment Manufacturers/Integrated Power Producers/Generating Companies that all fluidized bed and pulverized coal units of power generating utilities (coal based thermal power plants), public or private located in India except those having ball and tube mill, shall endeavour to use 5-10% blend of Biomass pellets made, primarily, of agro residue along with coal after assessing the technical feasibility, viz., the safety aspects etc.
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CEA has written to all States to use 5-10% of biomass pellets with coal for power generation in thermal power plants: Shri R K Singh 8.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh, in a written reply to a question on progress on mixing crop residue pellets with coal for power generation, in Lok Sabha today informed that the Ministry of Power has issued a policy to use 5-10% of biomass pellets along with coal for power generation in thermal power plants.
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CEA has written to all States to use 5-10% of biomass pellets with coal for power generation in thermal power plants: Shri R K Singh NTPC invites tenders for procurement of agro residue based bio 8.2.2018 General News
CEA has written to all States to use 5-10% of biomass pellets with coal for power generation in thermal power plants: Shri R K Singh
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NTPC invites bids for agro residue procurement 8.2.2018 General News
The National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC) has invited bids for procurement of 1,000 tonnes of agricultural biomass on daily basis for its power plant in Dadri in Uttar Pradesh to provide an alternative to stubble burning -- a major reason for air pollution in northern India.
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NTPC invites bids to procure agro residue based fuel 8.2.2018 General News
State-run power giant NTPC has invited bids for procuring 1,000 metric tonne of agro residue based fuel per day as part of the eco-friendly drive in the NCR. The bids are for 2,650 MW Dadri power plant in Uttar Pradesh. The initiative will provide farmers with an alternate to burning crop residues, a major contributor to pollution, an NTPC spokesperson said. The tender will be for two years with a capping price of Rs 5,500 per metric tonne for agro residue based pellets and Rs 6,600 per tonne for pellets or briquettes of torrefied agro residue. To attract startups, NTPC has allowed participation of bidders without any prior experience. The company has broken up the total demand into smaller lots of 20 metric tonne per day. A bidder can bid for any number of lots but not exceeding 12 lots to encourage wider participation. If NTPC is able to attract sufficient bidders for the quantity required, it can open doors for using agro residue in power plants across the ...
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NTPC invites bids for Agro Residue based fuel as part of environment friendly drive in NCR 8.2.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Feb 8 (ANI): India's biggest power producer NTPC on Thursday opened bids for procuring 1,000 metric tonnes per day of agro residue based fuel for its 2,650 MW Dadri power plant in the
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KVASU goes places with biogas 7.2.2018 Hindu: Home
Gas generated at unit can be transported in a specially made balloon
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Indian Oil to boost Panipat refinery capacity by two thirds 31.1.2018 General News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Oil Corp Ltd plans to increase the capacity of its Panipat refinery by two thirds to 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) at a cost of 231.16 billion rupees rupees ($3.64 billion), the country's largest refiner said on Wednesday.
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Technology and biz incentives can tackle pollution from crop-residue burning: Economic Survey 30.1.2018 Citizen Matters
In its annual analysis of the economy and policy, the Economic Survey 2017-18 also draws attention to the primary causes of air pollution in Delhi and NCR, and suggests possible solutions. »
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Economic Survey flags concern over pollution in Delhi 29.1.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Jan.29 (ANI): The Economic Survey 2017-18 which was tabled in the Lok Sabha today flagged concern over rising air pollution in Delhi-NCR.
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Economic Survey flags concern over pollution in Delhi 29.1.2018 General News
The Economic Survey 2017-18 which was tabled in the Lok Sabha today flagged concern over rising air pollution in Delhi-NCR.The survey ascribes four main reasons for Delhi's worsening air quality:1. crop residue, biomass burning, vehicular emissions2. redestributed road dust, industries, power plants3. winter temperature inversion, humidity4. absence of windThe survey suggests that the solution is to address each source problem systematically through coordination between agencies, central and state governments, and sustained civic engagement.It further states a short-term emergency plan and medium and long-range actions, to deal with the issue.The short-term emergency plan is to be implemented when 24-hourly Particulate Matter (PM) 2.5 exceeds 300-400µg/m3, including imposing heavy penalties on burning of agricultural waste, using satellite-based tools to detect fires, payment of incentives to farmers.The medium and long-range actions include implementing congestion pricing for ...
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Beijing to phase out coal stoves in 450 villages 29.1.2018 General News
Beijing plans to phase out coal-fired heating in 450 villages in the Chinese plain in 2018 in its latest bid to tackle air pollution.
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Economic Survey Expresses Concern Over Air Pollution, Suggests Coordination Among Agencies & Government and Civic Engagement 29.1.2018 General News
Economic Survey Expresses Concern Over Air Pollution, Suggests Coordination Among Agencies & Government and Civic Engagement
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Economic Survey Expresses Concern Over Air Pollution, Suggests Coordination Among Agencies & Government and Civic Engagement 29.1.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 in Parliament today.

The Survey expresses concern over air pollution in Delhi with the onset of winter due to various factor.
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PM's plan for free gas connections failing as govt had been warned it would 27.1.2018 Business Standard: Today
A study commissioned in 2015 said that for the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to succeed, the price of gas cylinders would have to be reduced
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Orient Green Power Company reports consolidated net loss of Rs 51.08 crore in the December 2017 quarter 25.1.2018 General News
Sales rise 1.45% to Rs 56.09 crore
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Orient Green Power rises as net loss narrows in Q3 25.1.2018 General News
Orient Green Power Company advanced 2.17% to Rs 13.21 at 12:05 IST on BSE after the company reported consolidated net loss of Rs 51.08 crore in Q3 December 2017, lower than net loss of Rs 69.66 crore in Q3 December 2016.
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