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Wind power producers can't be asked to put the clock back 19.12.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
In another path breaking order, AndhraPradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (APERC) has disallowed any revisionin the tariff of wind power which was signed by the state and the devloper. TheRegulator not only allowed the earlier tariff but also rapped the power distributioncompanies for going back on their power purchase agreements (PPAs). The order pertains to close to 41 windpower projects which signed PPA with the two state power distribution companiesin 2015 at Rs 4.76 per unit in feed-in-tariff mode. After two years, when thewind tariff was discovered at Rs 3.46 per unit in the first ever auction ofwind power projects, the state discoms went to the regulator citing that they don'twant to purchase "costly wind power". The discoms sought the regulator'sapproval to reduce the tariff. The order is abig positive for the companies operating in the state such as Tata Power, ReNewPower, Sembcorp, Mythrah Energy and Ostro Energy among others. Recently, KarnatakaElectricity Regulatory .
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UP woos Karnataka investors in IT, biotech with sops 18.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government on Monday beckoned investors and entrepreneurs in Karnataka with incentives to develop IT parks and set up biotech start-ups in the northern state.
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IEA report: Coal power generation in India likely to rise 18.12.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 18 (ANI): India's coal fired power generation will continue to rise due to the increasing fleet of coal power plants and robust power demand, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said
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Moody's announces stable outlook for India power sector over 18 months 18.12.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Moody's also says that the government's debt restructuring of the financially weak distribution utilities under the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana will gradually improve state-owned discoms
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World's largest coal port to opt for 'green business' now 18.12.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Rob Henderson, a former chief markets economist at the National Australia Bank (NAB), said the Port of Newcastle's announcement was indicative of the shift underway in the world of power generation and investment.  
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TRAI mulls substantial reduction of MNP cost 18.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) might substantially bring down mobile number portability (MNP) charges from the current Rs 19 and has started a consultation process on this .
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Chandy knocks on Kerala HC door, wants solar scam report quashed 18.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday approached the Kerala High Court with a plea to quash Justice G. Sivarajan (retd)'s judicial probe report into the solar scam, submitted to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan earlier this year.
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‘Better regulatory regime needed for green bonds market to boom’ 18.12.2017 Hindu: Business
In June, the Reserve Bank had reviewed the pricing caps on external borrowings
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Moody's, ICRA: Stable outlook for Indian power sector over next 12-18 months 18.12.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 18 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service and its Indian affiliate, ICRA on Monday said that their stable outlook for the power sector in India over the next 12-18 months reflects their
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'Coal demand to be flat till '22; India coal-fired power output to rise 4%' 18.12.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
While India will be increasingly important to global coal markets, China will remain the key driver
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Data tracker: The power of celebrity 17.12.2017 Business Standard: Today
As 2017 kicked off, stars were wary as govt was all set to legislate the brand-endorser relationship, in a bid to protect consumers
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PGTI lifts cap on foreign golfers' participation 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has decided not to restrict the number of foreigners on the tour once they earn their cards through its Qualifying School, it was announced on Sunday.
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India shines at Asian wushu event 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India claimed five silver and as many bronze medals at the 1st Wushu Sanda Asian Cup which concluded here on Sunday.
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China's growing footprint on the globe threatens to trample the natural world 17.12.2017 Sify Finance
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'Renewable Energy mini grids can offer power solution' 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Mini-grids powered by decentralised renewable energy can provide long-term solution for the country's electrification requirements, says a report. The report prepared by the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) also said the central utility grid is 70 per cent powered by electricity generated from coal. The proportion of fossil fuels is expected to be more than 50 per cent of the energy mix in 2040, despite high targets for renewable energy generation capacity and heavy investment towards it. REEEP is an international multilateral partnership. "Decentralised Renewable Ene
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Total paucity of plays for kids, say theatre veterans 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Bubbles Sabharwal and Lushin Dubey, who have been pushing a culture of youth theatre for years through their Kids World initiative, rue the "paucity of plays" for children across India.
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India women blank Bhutan in SAFF U15 opener 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India outclassed Bhutan 3-0 in the football match opener of the inaugural edition of the SAFF U-15 Championship being held at the Mohammad Mostofa Kamal Stadium here on Sunday.
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On a wing and verse: Bengal girl gives poetic meaning to broken life (IANS Special Series) 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Eight years back, Sathi Mondal was a normal, jovial teenager, enjoying life and dreaming of making it big in sports. That's till a botched-up medical treatment derailed her life's planned journey. Now she can't take a morsel of food or even water through her mouth, shuttles between home and hospital, and suffers excruciating pain.
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AIADMK battles war within; Rajini, Kamal Hassan eye political vacuum in TN 17.12.2017 Top Stories
In winds of change, T T V Dhinakaran, who was initially appointed AIADMK deputy chief by his aunt Sasikala, was now struggling to stay afloat with dwindling legislators' support
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Thousands flee as wildfire 'beast' grows to California's third-largest 17.12.2017 Zee News : World
A raging California wildfire powered by fierce winds grew into the third-largest in state history on Saturday as forced evacuations turned neighborhoods into ghost towns and ash fell in some areas like heavy snow.
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