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Is Reliance Power paying too much for Jaypee's power plants? Not really 29.7.2014 ET: Opinion
The variable cost of running these plants is close to zero, as the only fuel to generate electricity is the kinetic energy of flowing water.
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Denial of access to site delays NIO’s research lab project 29.7.2014 Hindu: News
Work on the prestigious shore-based ocean research laboratory of National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) proposed here at a cost of Rs.20 crore has hit a roadblock as there is no access to the si...
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Gushing waters, lush parks 28.7.2014 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Krishna river is an important source of irrigation for people in the state. The Almatti Dam across this mighty river, is an oasis with perfectly manicured gardens, writes B V Prakash. The Krishna river originates in the hills of Western ghats in Maharashtra and flows eastwards to merge with the Bay of Bengal. A large section of the river meanders through Karnataka and has been a perennial life-giver to the state, particularly to the arid regions of the northern parts. Besides irrigation, the fast flowing river has immense potential to generate some much-needed power. With a view of ensuring a regular supply of water to the districts of Gulbarga, Yadgir, Raichur, Bijapur and Bagalkot, an ambitious project was launched by the government through the Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd, as early as 1994. Under the scheme called Upper Krishna Project, several dams were set up at strategic locations along the river. Among them, the Almatti Dam in Bagalkot district stands out as one of the major multi-purpose ...
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RPower in talks to buy Jaypee’s hydro projects 28.7.2014 Hindu: Industry
Reliance CleanGen Ltd, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Reliance Power has signed an exclusive memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd. (JPVL), a subsidiary of Jaiprakas...
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Letters: Water-sharing pangs 28.7.2014 Latest News
Apropos the editorial "Face up to China" (July 28), the Tibetan plateau is an important watershed of Asia and source of many major rivers. The water from Tibet flows to 11 countries and is said to bring fresh water to over 85 per cent of the Asian ...
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Students delve deep into civic, social issues 28.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Students delve deep into civic, social issues
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Check dam near Tiruvaiyaru to irrigate 5,891 acres 28.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Check dam near Tiruvaiyaru to irrigate 5,891 acres
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Reliance Power to acquire all hydro projects of Jaypee group 28.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Reliance Power to acquire all hydro projects of Jaypee group
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The glorious Cooum 28.7.2014 Hindu: Opinion
Not very often you we manage to discover a great part of history accidentally
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Punjab, Haryana voice concern at lower water level in Pong dam 28.7.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
Partnering states, including Punjab and Haryana, on Monday expressed concern at "lower" water level in Pong dam and decided to review the water situation every fortnight in the wake of weak monsoon. However, no cut was imposed on water supply to Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, the partnering states, at a meeting called by the Bhakra Beas Management Board. The meeting reviewed the water situation following decreased water level in Bhakra and Pong reservoirs after deficient rains. The water level in Pong dam on Monday stood at 1,328.38 ft which was 32.82 ft less than the level in the corresponding period last year. Pong dam, set up on Beas river, is dependent mainly on rains in its catchment areas for filling up its reservoir. "Concern was expressed at the meeting at the lower water level in Pong dam but it was decided that the water situation can be reviewed in the second week of next month or earlier," Punjab Irrigation department Chief Engineer Amarjit Singh Dullet said. However, he said the three states ...
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The math behind the acquisition of JP's hydro power assets 28.7.2014 Latest News
It has been a while since the power sector witnessed a merger and acquisition deal. In a major development, Anil Ambani's Reliance Power acquired the 1,800 MW hydroelectric power assets of Jaypee Group worth over Rs 10,000 crore. The sale comes ...
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Reliance Power to acquire Jaypee group's hydro projects 28.7.2014 Latest News
Jaypee group's portfolio comprises three plants, with an asset life of over 50 years, each using run-of-the-river technology to convert natural water flow to electricity
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Reliance Power to buy JP group hydro assets 28.7.2014 New Kerala: Business India
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Reliance Power shares up on Jaiprakash hydro-power buy 28.7.2014 New Kerala: Business India
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Reliance Power to buy JP group hydro assets 28.7.2014 Deccan Herald - Business
Reliance Power has signed an agreement to acquire the entire 1,800 MW hydroelectricity portfolio of the Jaiprakash Group for over Rs.10,000 crore to register Indias biggest deal in the infrastructure sector other than telecom. "Reliance Power signs exclusive Memorandum of Understanding to acquire 100 percent of entire hydro power portfolio of Jaiprakash Power Ventures," the company said Monday in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The deal has been signed by Reliance CleanGen (RCL), a 100 percent subsidiary of Reliance Power and Jaiprakash Power Ventures (JPVL), a subsidiary of Jaiprakash Associates (JAL), the company said. "JPVLs hydroelectric power portfolio has an aggregate capacity of nearly 1,800 MW, fully in operation, the largest in the private sector in India, and with an asset base of over Rs.10,000 crore. The portfolio comprises three plants, with an asset life of over 50 years, each using run-of-the-river technology to convert natural water flow to electricity," Reliance Power ...
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Reliance Power to Buy JP Group Hydro Assets 28.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
Reliance Power has signed an agreement to acquire the entire 1,800 MW hydroelectricity portfolio of the Jaiprakash Group for over Rs.10,000 crore to register India's biggest deal in the infrastructure sector other than telecom.
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Row over release of water from Ukai dam 28.7.2014 Rajkot - City - The Times of India
The release of water from Ukai dam has become a contentious issue with the authorities concerned setting the discharge rate at 86,663 cusecs after the water level on Sunday touched the 325.96-feet-mark at the reservoir.
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Students delve deep into civic, social issues in Vellayani 28.7.2014 Hindu: Cities
‘Social visionaries’ from four government schools in the city are very clear in their mind about the most severe problems in their locality that demands immediate intervention.
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Big hospitals told to treat waste water 28.7.2014 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
Hospitals, having at least 100 beds, are required to treat waste water generated by them after obtaining consent about the treatment method from the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB), a board notification said.
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Gridco Losing Out on Cheaper Hydel Power 28.7.2014 The New Indian Express - Odisha - http://newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/
Low pressures have triggered good rainfall and water levels in reservoirs are improving, but State is losing out around 300-350 MW of hydro power due to non-availability of energy from 8 generating units of OHPC
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