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Last updated: May 24 2017 13:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bright future 24.5.2017 FrontLine: Data Card
Generation of renewable energy is steadily rising and the government must take this to the next level and reduce dependence on thermal power. By RAMESH CHAKRAPANI
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Cabinet likely to take up FIPB abolition today 24.5.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
After the FIPB is abolished, the government might ease FDI norms further in a few more sectors
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitches for Asia-Africa growth corridor 24.5.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday proposed an Asia-Africa growth corridor supported by Japan and India. He also said India is working with the US and Japan to support development in Africa. The move comes days after China launched its ambitious One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative. Speaking after declaring the 52nd Annual General Meeting of the African Development Bank Group open, which is being held for the first time in the country, at Mahatma Mandir here, Modi said, "India is working with Japan to support development in Africa. I recall my conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when I was in Tokyo last year. In our joint declaration, we mentioned about Asia-Africa growth corridor and proposed further conversation with our brothers and sisters of Africa." Modi also told the gathering of 5,000 delegates from 80 countries that he has made Africa a top priority for India's foreign and economic policy after becoming Prime Minister. He added India is the fifth largest investor in Africa ...
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Rain lashes North, Central K'taka 23.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Heavy rain, accompanied by strong winds, thunder and lightning, lashed several parts of the state on Tuesday and brought respite to people from the heat wave. Shivamogga, Bhadravathi, Shikaripur, Hosanagar, Thirthahalli and Sagar received a good spell of rain about 40 minutes in the evening. The rain which started around 6.45 pm in Shivamogga continued for more than 30 minutes. Several roads in the city were waterlogged. The situation was similar in the other towns in the district. Motorists had a tough time negotating waterlogged roads. After a brief lull, it rained again in various parts of the district at night. Power supply was disrupted in some parts of the district. Meanwhile, heavy rain, accompanied by thunderstorms and strong winds, lashed Gadag town for half an hour after four days on Tuesday evening. The weather was cloudy for the last four days and the residents were fed up with the sweltering heat. The rain cooled the town. Mundargi, Mulgund and Nargund received rain for about 15 minutes. ...
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During rain, struggle for power continues 23.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Supply was disrupted on Monday night and was not restored till Tuesday morning
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Tata Power's renewable energy capacity crosses 2,000 MW mark 23.5.2017 ET: Power
Tata Power's non-fossil fuel based green generation portfolio (comprising of hydro, waste gas, solar & wind) crossed the 3,000-mark to stand at 3,141 MW.
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Tata Power's renewable energy capacity crosses 2,000 Mw mark 23.5.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
In keeping with its commitment to generate 30-40% power by 2025 through renewable sources of energy
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Compensation for grid curtailment to benefit renewable sector: Ind-Ra 23.5.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Proposed compensation at PPA tariff to restrict fall of annual debt service coverage ratio to 0.06%
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Compensation for grid curtailment to benefit renewable sector: India Ratings 23.5.2017 ET: Power
The compensation will also incentivise grid operators and distribution utilities to reduce curtailments and benefit renewable energy developers.
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Solar, wind parks going to be flavour of coming years: Vivek Sharma, Director-Energy & Natural Resources, Crisil 23.5.2017 ET: Opinion
However, he says that solar need to be integrated with other forms of supply options like hydro power or gas based stations to meet the peak requirement.
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Wind power has seen steady growth in India: Official 23.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Obscured somewhat by developments in the solar space, wind energy in India has experienced steady development in the last 7-8 years as the government plans a major 'green corridor' project to transport surplus renewable energy to deficient states, a top official has said.
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Failure by states to pay for renewable power may trip 2022 target 23.5.2017 ET: Power
The 2022 target includes 60 GW from wind power, 100 GW from solar power, 10 GW from biomass power and five GW from small-hydro power.
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Failure by states to pay for renewable power may trip 2022 target 23.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
States are lagging behind in meeting their renewable purchase obligation target which is a key policy instrument to meet the goal of installing 175 gigawatt (GW) of green energy by 2022, stakeholders and experts say.
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See pics: NASA confirms orbital details of TRAPPIST-1, a less luminous star 23.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
TRAPPIST-1 is home to seven Earth-size planets
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Ice on fire: Hailstorm lashes city 23.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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In troubled waters 22.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
For centuries, people in India have known the stories of the 12 incarnations of Lord Vishnu including the Kurma (turtle) avatar. It is believed that this avatar helped the devas and the asuras churn out the amrut or life giving nectar from the ocean. In the scientific world, while there is little place for such mythological fiction, it is not wrong to assume that the turtles of our natural world are an important agent of life that are helping pass on crucial nutrients from the oceans to the lands. Because of their unusual life cycles, turtles spend their life in the seas but come on the shores for nesting and breeding thus enriching the energy-poor habitats on land such as the sandy beaches with marine nutrients. This simple ecological service by the turtles has been crucial in shaping the coastline of the country including that of Karnataka. And yet, the winds of change bring with themselves destruction, fragmentation and threats of poaching to the turtles, making it more and more difficult for them to ...
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GE to face probe related to LM Wind Power deal - Bloomberg 22.5.2017 Sify Finance
(Reuters) - General Electric Co is being investigated by the European Union for providing misleading information during a merger review, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing two people familiar
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Tata Power's generation crosses 52,000 million unit mark in FY17 22.5.2017 News
The company also reported capacity increase by 16 per cent in FY17 as compared to FY16.
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Suzlon Energy hits 52-week high on heavy volumes post Q4 results 22.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Thus far in the calendar year 2017, the stock nearly 60% as compared to 15% rise in Sensex.
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Thunderstorm in Delhi, one dies of electrocution 22.5.2017 DNA: Top News
Unseasonal hail and thunder showers in the national Capital led to the death of a youth and left many people injured on Sunday. The city witnessed heavy rains in the evening, which uprooted trees and led to widespread traffic jams. Power and telephone lines were snapped at several places, as the blinding rain accompanied by strong winds forced people to scurry indoors. An 18-year-old Dilshad Garden resident, Robin, got electrocuted while walking through a water logged area that had a broken electric wire. The wire broke during the thunderstorm. Besides, six people were injured after a wall of a building collapsed amid strong wind and hailstorm in Fatehpur Beri. The Police Control Room vans and fire brigade vans were rushed in to rescue people and take the injured to hospital. Locals told the police that they heard a loud noise and rushed to the spot to see some people stuck under the wall debris. They were rescued and their condition was stated to be ...
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