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Australia ready to look for ways to ship cheap gas to India's power plants 11.2.2016 TOI: India Business
Australia is willing to look at a regulatory framework for facilitating supply of gas at lower prices for India's gas-fired power stations, which may hold the key to the success of Narendra Modi government's 100 GW (giga watt) solar dream envisaging round-the-clock clean and affordable power to all.
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Adani’s coal project gets Oz govt boost 11.2.2016 TOI: Intl Business
Australia on Wednesday said the Adani Group's $16.5 billion coal mine and port project in Queensland was important for bilateral relations and the federal government was looking forward to “going (ahead) with it”.
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SC puts Obama’s climate plan on hold 11.2.2016 TOI: The United States
The US supreme court on Tuesday put on hold a sweeping plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fuelled power plants, dealing a significant blow to President Barack Obama’s efforts to rein in climate ...
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Power firms want 10% tariff hike 11.2.2016 The Telegraph : Bihar
The power distribution companies in Bihar have sought an increase of 30 to 45 paise per unit retail tariff of electricity - an increase of 9 to 10 per cent - from the next financial year. at the three-day public hearing conducted by Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC).
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Trial run of YTPS unit I successful 10.2.2016 deccanherald.com
The trial run first unit of the Yeramarus Thermal Power Plant (YTPS) near Raichur was successful on Tuesday.

The operation of the unit began at 2.59 pm and stopped at 4.01 pm. A total of 121 MW of power was generated during the 62-minute trial run.

The trial run was taken up on February 1 using light diesel oil and heavy fuel oil. However, it was not successful due to technical snags. Sources at the YTPSsaid that they would soon conduct a test using coal as a fuel and the actual power generation would commence by March-end.

The YTPShas been set up at a cost of Rs 9,000 crore by Karnataka Power Corporation and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). It comprises two thermal power units, each of 800-MW capacity.
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US clean power plan setback 'will not affect Paris climate change deal' 10.2.2016 Guardian: Environment
Politicians, businesses and campaigners from other countries rally to support Barack Obama after supreme court puts US flagship climate plan on hold The US commitment to cutting carbon emissions under the landmark Paris agreement remains unaffected by the setback delivered to President Obama’s climate plans by the country’s supreme court , the White House has said. Politicians, businesses and green campaigners from other countries rallied to the support of the president after the US supreme court put a temporary freeze on new rules to clean up coal-fired power plants, the centrepiece of Obama’s climate plan . They insisted that the Paris commitments on tackling emissions would be ...
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India, Australia agree to strengthen energy ties 10.2.2016 ET: Foreign Trade
India and Australia today agreed on enhancing cooperation in clean coal technology, renewable power and LNG in a bid to meet the burgeoning demand for cheap and environment-friendly energy in one of the fastest growing emerging economies.
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India Australia Energy Security Dialogue Held at Canberra 10.2.2016 Govt of india: PIB
To implement the Prime Minister’s vision of affordable energy for all, Shri Piyush Goyal Union Minister of State (IC) for Coal, Power and New and Renewable had an Energy Security Dialogue with Australian Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, Mr Josh Frydenberg today at Canberra.
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Australia govt booster for Adani coal project 10.2.2016 TOI: Intl Business
Australia on Wednesday said the Adani Group's $16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine and port project in Queensland was important for bilateral relations and the federal government was looking forward to "going (ahead) with it".
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Australia to use remodelled pink ball in Sheffield Shield 10.2.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The pink Kookaburra ball with a completely black seam will be used in next week's round of day-night Sheffield Shield matches in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, Cricket Australia (CA) announced on Wednesday.
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India can use Australian expertise in rooftop solar: Piyush Goyal 10.2.2016 DNA: Bangalore
India can use Australian expertise in rooftop solar: Piyush Goyal
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Australia will support Adani's $16.5 billion Carmichael project: Government 10.2.2016 DNA: Top News
Australia will support Adani Group's $16.5 billion (nearly Rs 1.12 lakh crore) Carmichael coal mine and rail project in Queensland state that will provide power to 100 million Indians, Australia Resources and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg said on Wednesday. Frydenberg said that even the state government and the Federal Opposition are in support of the project, which is expected to attract billions of dollars in investment. "All the commonwealth approvals have been granted. There are some state approvals, which are awaiting the conclusion. The state government and the federal government as well as the federal opposition, all support the Carmichael project," he told reporters after a meeting with Power Minister Piyush Goyal. The Carmichael coal, railway and port project includes building Australia's largest thermal coal mine in the north Galilee Basin approximately 160 km northwest of Clermont in Central Queensland, linked by a new 388 km standard gauge rail line to a new terminal at Abbot Point Port ...
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US Supreme Court blocks Barack Obama's carbon emissions plan 10.2.2016 TOI: All Headlines
US Supreme Court blocks Barack Obama's carbon emissions plan
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Australia supports Adani's Carmichael project: Govt 10.2.2016 Latest News
The Carmichael coal, railway and port project includes building Australia's largest thermal coal mine in the north Galilee Basin
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Australia supports Adani's Carmichael project: Govt 10.2.2016 deccanherald.com
Australia will support Adani Groups USD 16.5 billion Carmichael coal mine and rail project in Queensland state that will provide power to 100 million Indians, Australia Resources and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg said today. Frydenberg said that even the state government and the Federal Opposition are in support of the project, which is expected to attract billions of dollars in investment. "All the commonwealth approvals have been granted. There are some state approvals, which are awaiting conclusion. The state government and the federal government as well as the federal opposition, all support the Carmichael project," he told reporters after a meeting with Power Minister Piyush Goyal. The Carmichael coal, railway and port project includes building Australias largest thermal coal mine in the north Galilee Basin approximately 160 km northwest of Clermont in Central Queensland, linked by a new 388 km standard gauge rail line to a new terminal at Abbot Point Port near Bowen. Goyal is leading a delegation ...
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Scrapping carbon capture support 'threatens UK climate targets' 10.2.2016 Guardian: Environment

MPs warn that without CCS technology, it will be much more expensive to meet national and internationally agreed targets on reducing emissions

The scrapping of government support for carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology has put at risk the UK’s international commitments on tackling climate change, an influential group of MPs has found.

The energy and climate change committee said that, without such technology, it would be much more expensive to meet national and internationally agreed targets on reducing greenhouse gases. The extra cost could run to billions, outstripping the £1bn of public funds that had been promised for CCS.

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India's manpower, Australia's tech can lead to world beating outcome, says Goyal 10.2.2016 New Kerala: World News
Brisbane (Australia), Feb. 9 : Union Minister of State (independent charge) for Coal, Power and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said a combination of India's manpower and Australian technology would lead to a world beating outcome.
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Supreme court to halt enforcement of Obama's sweeping climate change plan 10.2.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

By temporarily freezing the rule, the high court’s order raises fears that the centerpiece of the president’s clean power plan could be overturned

The supreme court agreed to block the enforcement of Barack Obama’s clean power plan on Tuesday, raising fears that the centerpiece of his climate-change plan could be overturned.

In a surprise move, the judges put a temporary freeze on the plan until a Washington DC circuit court of appeals hears challenges from a coalition of industry officials and more than two dozen mainly Republican states. Arguments are scheduled for 2 June.

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Government asks MSTC to create e-auction platform for coal supply to non-power sectors 10.2.2016 ET: Power
The government has asked public sector entity MSTC to create an e-auction platform for coal supply to the non-power sectors.
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Goyal for body to make clean tech cheaper 10.2.2016 TOI: India Business
India on Tuesday proposed a global grouping of major coal-based power producing countries for a common approach in tackling climate issues and achieving economy of scale by combining individual requirements to make clean technology more affordable.
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