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Kudankulam Unit 2 Likely To Start Commercial Operations From April

The second unit with the Russian-designed VVER-1000 reactor was synchronised with the southern grid on August 29 last year and has already reached 100 per cent operating capacity

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'Losses Incurred By Power Distribution Companies Will Not Come Down'

Ismail Ali Khan, chairman of Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission, says tariffs cannot rise because of a lack of political will

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Power Sector: Highlights And Reactions To Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced 100 per cent electrification of villages will be completed by May 2018

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Union Budget: Power Sector Wants Incentives For Growth

'A prominent concern in the sector is with regards to the Minimum Alternate Tax rate increase which has moved up from 8% to 21%'

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Minister Says India Needs To Develop Smart Power Grids

'For many years, we planned on the basis of shortages but today we have an elbow room to plan smartly with surplus in our hand'

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Kudankulam Second Unit Generates Full Capacity Of 1,000 MW

The second unit of the Indo-Russian joint venture project attained criticality on July 10 last year and synchronised with the southern grid on August 29

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Quality Can't Be The Opportunity Cost Of Solar Accessibility

The industry is witnessing some of the lowest entry barriers in a 'high-growth-high-impact' sector, posing the risk of unregulated providers entering the market

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Ministry Of Power Extends MoU With Swiss Government For Energy Project

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation have been designated as implementing agencies for the project

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Industrial Output Rises 0.7% In September

India's industrial output rose 0.7 per cent in September from a year earlier, mainly driven by electricity and manufacturing sectors, government data showed on Friday

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Solar Rooftop With Storage Will Start Overtaking Conventional Utility Model By 2020

India presents a favorable market for research and development, collaborations and exports of technology for storage

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Power Sector Debt Worth Rs 1.34 Trillion At High Risk: Crisil

The credit growth to the sector will moderate to 5 per cent over the next three years as compared to an average of 18 per cent witnessed in the last five years, Crisil senior director Sudip Sural says

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Renewable Energy To Get A $400 Million Boost

The government is working on a scheme that will compensate state-owned power distribution companies that lose their prime commercial consumers once they become producers of energy

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Global Coal Power Plans Fall In 2016, Led By China, India

The overall decline, of 158 GW, was almost equal to the coal generating capacity of the European Union, at 162 GW

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India's Infrastructure Output Growth Slows To 3.2% In July

India's annual infrastructure output growth slowed to 3.2 per cent in July, mainly dragged down by a slowdown in production of electricity, cement and fertilizer, government data showed on Wednesday

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Centre Asks States To Offer Power To Industries At Fixed Rates

Power Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha that the country was producing sufficient power and hence efforts should be made by state governments to attract industries by offering uninterrupted power

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