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Bacteria help remove sulphur from fossil fuels 21.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Sulphur is a major pollutant emitted by fossil fuels
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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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HSBC bosses grilled on bank's gender pay gap and diversity 20.4.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Staff and investors in HSBC questioned its new bosses on Friday over how they will improve gender balance and ethnic diversity in senior management at a bank that only weeks ago reported the biggest gender pay gap among big British companies.
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CIL draws up e-auction schedule 20.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Special forward e-auction calendar for 2018-19 to help power plants.
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HSBC to stop financing most new coal plants, oil sands, arctic drilling 20.4.2018 General News
LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's largest bank HSBC said on Friday it would mostly stop funding new coal power plants, oil sands and arctic drilling, becoming the latest in a long line of investors to shun the fossil fuels.
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CIL to auction 45 MT coal in FY19 20.4.2018 General News
State-owned CIL said today that it would put on offer a little over 45 million tonnes of coal under the special forward auction in the current fiscal. "In yet another step in reaching out to its consumers, Coal India Limited (CIL) has announced a Special Forward e-auction calendar for 2018-19 facilitating the power plants to systematically plan the lifting of the coal requirement for the fiscal 2018- 19," a CIL official said in a statement. The state-owned firm said it will put on the block a little over 45 MT of coal under the special forward auction. All the coal producing arms of CIL have uploaded the month-wise, source-wise quantity of coal they will be putting up for sale under the special forward auction right up to March next year. "The power producers, particularly the IPPs (independent power producers), can now plan much in advance their coal requirement source wise, grade wise, size wise, quantity wise and mode wise as the company has indicated the availability right in the .
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Coal India likely to get its third chairman in eight months in Suresh Kumar 20.4.2018 Top Stories
The government last year began the hunt for a full-time CMD of CIL and invited applications from professionals from PSUs as well as the private sector
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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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Reliance Power posts 16% rise in Q4 profit on higher electricity generation 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Revenue from operations or turnover was, however, lower at Rs 24 billion when compared with Rs 25.9 billion in the year-ago period
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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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Expectations of healthy Q4 results, global cues push equity indices higher (Roundup) 19.4.2018 General News
Expectations of healthy quarterly earning results coupled with a rebound in commodity prices and broadly positive global indices pushed the Indian equity market to close at its highest level in the last seven weeks on Thursday.
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Reliance Power Q4 net rises 16% 19.4.2018 General News
Reliance Power today reported a 16 per cent rise in its January-March quarter net profit on higher electricity generation. Net profit in the fourth quarter of 2017-18 fiscal at Rs 250.47 crore was 16 per cent higher than Rs 215.9 crore net profit in the same period of the previous fiscal, the company said in a statement. Revenue from operations or turnover was however lower at Rs 2,400.58 crore when compared with Rs 2,596.5 crore in the year ago period. The company did not give reason for the decline in the revenue. The company said its 3,960 MW Sasan ultra-mega power plant in Madhya Pradesh generated 31,793 million units operating at PLF of 91.6 per cent, the highest among all 1000+ MW thermal plants in the country. Captive coal mines of Sasan UMPP produced 18 Million Tonnes of coal, the highest among the private sector players in the country. Its 1,200 MW Rosa Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh generated 7,719 million units operating at PLF of 73 per cent while the 600 MW Butibori Power ..
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NTPC wants to exit joint venture with BHEL 19.4.2018 General News
India's biggest power producer NTPC Ltd has decided to exit the joint venture with BHEL, saying it is not a manufacturer of equipment and would rather concentrate on setting up and operating power plants. NTPC-BHEL Power Projects Pvt Ltd was set up in December 2007 as a 50:50 joint venture for manufacturing power equipment. The joint venture's first manufacturing facility at Mannavaram in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh started operations in 2016 but had very little orders. Top NTPC sources said the company has decided to exit the venture and has informed the power ministry about its intentions. NTPC wants BHEL to buy its equity in the joint venture, they said. The two companies had invested Rs 50 crore each as equity in the joint venture. The power producer wants BHEL to acquire its 50 per cent stake in the JV as also all the assets and liabilities and absorb all the employees, they said. The joint venture had little revenue visibility and needed a fresh injection of new orders ..
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Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd rose for a fifth straight session today 19.4.2018 General News
The stock is quoting at Rs 207, up 0.98% on the day as on 12:49 IST on the NSE. Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd is down 0.91% in last one year as compared to a 15.57% gain in NIFTY and a 13.16% gain in the Nifty Energy.
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ACC in focus after Q1 results 19.4.2018 General News
ACC said its consolidated profit after tax rose 18.48% to Rs 250 crore on 14.45% increase in net sales to Rs 3557 crore in Q1 March 2018 over Q1 March 2017. Operating EBITDA rose 17.99% to Rs 492 crore in Q1 March 2018 over Q1 March 2017. Cement sales volume rose 7.73% to 7.11 million tonnes in Q1 March 2018 over Q1 March 2017. The result was announced after market hours yesterday, 18 April 2018.
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Breakdown in units, Rajasthan power crisis worsens 19.4.2018 DNA: India
The shortage of coal in the state has worsened in the past few months. Later on Tuesday night, the state got into a power crisis due to a shortage of coal and breakdown in some major units which led to a reduction of power. Though by Wednesday afternoon the position was improved and officials informed that no load shedding was being done, the crisis still prevails, informed the sources. Officials informed that there was an outage of around 4000 MW capacity which has resulted in acute shortage of power due to the closing of 1200 MW Kalisindh, 1200 MW Adani 500 MW Suratgarh, 250 MW NLC Barsingsar, 250 MW Chabra, 180 MW RAPS, 200 MW Kota, 135 MW Rajwest units. There was a possibility that power companies may resort to load shedding on a rotation basis. However, by Wednesday the efforts yielded positive results. Officials informed that they were keeping the fingers crossed and were getting some power to increase the supply, attempts were also being made to buy the power from power exchange. Coal crisis for ...
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US energy majors want govt to give them larger access to Indian markets 18.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
US Energy Secretary, Rick Perry offered no signs of having nudged investment by American companies in India's oil and gas exploration blocks
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IRENA lays out renewable energy road map to curb global warming 18.4.2018 Latest News
Electrification, and renewable power are key drivers outlined in the report, with solar and wind capacity leading the energy transformation
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Summer blues: electricity demand reaches its peak 18.4.2018 Hindu: News
Of 23,100 MW, Mumbai consumes 3100 MW on Monday
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