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India needs to invest in energy mix & power networks: IEA analyst 20.7.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
The Paris-based inter-governmental International Energy Agency has in its latest report indicated a decline in investment in the oil and gas sector for a second year and increase in energy efficiency and energy networks. India, it says, is the fastest-growing major energy investment market. MICHAEL WALDRON, energy investment analyst at the IEA, to Shreya Jai on the subject. Edited excerpts:While investment in electricity is more than in oil & gas, it has contrasting trends. Would renewables fuel its growth?Investment in electricity declined by one per cent in 2016 but it looks more because the investment in hydrocarbons came down. The investment is more towards the low carbon side, clean power and networks. By and large, coal power is still the third largest in investment after solar and wind. But, in terms of the trend, investment in coal power has come down. In solar and wind, it is at least stable. Renewables continue to be the largest part of electricity investment, 40 per ...
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Coal India to invite applications from independent power producers 20.7.2017 ET: Power
SBI Caps which has been appointed as the transaction advisor for Shakti by Coal India, has advised that this category of independent power producer would be taken up first.
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India to phase out 5.5 GW of coal-fired power plants 20.7.2017 Sify Finance
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has identified 5.5 gigawatts (GW) of inefficient coal-fired power plants to be retired, Power Minister Piyush Goyal told lawmakers on Thursday, as the country looks to
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GST impact: Effective coal prices reduce by 2-3% for power sector consumers 20.7.2017 News
However, prevailing local taxes and environmental taxes have effectively led to less price reduction
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Coal cess part of GST Compensation Fund: Govt 20.7.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Coal cess part of GST Compensation Fund: Govt
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India needs to invest in energy mix and power networks: Michael Waldron 20.7.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Interview with energy investment analyst of International Energy Agency
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India for freedom of navigation in South China Sea 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India said on Thursday that there should be freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.
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Fewer 'good air' days in China despite official efforts 20.7.2017 Environment News, Earth News, Global Warming, Wild Life, Carbon Trading, Climate Business, Climate Change & Pollution News
Chinese cities had fewer "good air" days in the first half of 2017 compared to the same period last year despite government efforts to curb incessant smog, according to official data.
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Tri-partite talks at NLC fail 20.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Workers have been on strike since July 12 in protest against reduction in shifts
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Don't think we can write off conventional power quickly: Siemens India CEO 20.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The new procurement policy creates a level playing field & is in sync with the Make in India scheme
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Coal scam: CBI charges Monnet Ispat with cheating, criminal conspiracy 19.7.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
The CBI alleged that the company has unauthorisedly diverted coal from Gare Palma to Rajgarh
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NTPC a key enabler of India's electricity transformation 19.7.2017 ET: Power
NTPC provides 25 per cent of India's electricity supply and as such it plays a critical role in the country's economic activity.
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NTPC a key enabler of India's electricity transformation (Comment: Special to IANS) 19.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A recent Morgan Stanley report has downgraded the Indian utilities industry. It highlighted that renewable energy is becoming so cheap that thermal power, mostly coal, is uncompetitive.
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BHP to spend $277 mln to modernise Australian copper smelter 19.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
BHP BILLITON-COPPER/ (PIX):BHP to spend $277 mln to modernise Australian copper smelter
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Beijing: Beijing aims to curb city's use of coal by 2020 - Times of India 19.7.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Beijing: Beijing aims to curb city's use of coal by 2020 - Times of India
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SC allows trading of Renewable Energy Certificates 19.7.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
There are around 1,200 projects under the REC mechanism, with a total capacity of 5,383 (MW)
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Nuclear rhetoric 18.7.2017 FrontLine: World Affairs
In the wake of North Korea’s July 4 ICBM test, the U.S. may have to put the military option on the back burner for the foreseeable future, notwithstanding Trump’s tough rhetoric. By JOHN CHERIAN
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Coal ministry to kick off auctions in August for IPPs without PPAs 18.7.2017 Latest News
The Ministry of Coal has decided to set in motion the auctions for providing linkages to the Independent Power Producers (IPPs) that are yet to tie up power purchase agreements (PPAs).The process for auctions would take off in August this year. Earlier, the methodology for offering linkages for IPPs having PPAs based on domestic coal has been fixed by the ministry on June 12 this year. Later, Coal India Ltd (CIL) formed a committee with representatives from the Ministry of Power and Central Electricity Authority (CEA) and convened meetings. CIL is expected to take the approval of its board by July 21 on the methodology and thereafter, the auction process for such IPPs are likely to start by the end of this month.For providing linkages to IPPs with PPAs based on imported coal, an inter ministerial committee has been constituted to work out the modalities."Providing coal linkages to IPPs having no PPAs is a welcome step. Without coal linkages or power offtake agreements, the IPPs are ...
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For Pakistan, China's huge energy investments may have serious political costs 18.7.2017 Sify Finance
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LIVE: Sensex tumbles over 250 points in noon trade; Nifty FMCG down over 6% 18.7.2017 Top Stories
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