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Rajasthan Government Signs MoUs Worth Rs 30530 Crore with Petroleum Companies

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2015

pAs a precursor to the forthcoming Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit 2015 the Government of Rajasthan has signed Memorandum of Understanding MOUs worth Rs 30530 crore with nine petroleum companiesin Jaipur The Union Minister of State Ministry of Petroleum amp Natural Gas...

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Subject Tags: Energy , policy

IMF says energy subsidies are now US$5.3 trillion

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 1, 2015

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), global energy subsidies increased from US$4.2 trillion in 2011 to US$5.3 trillion in 2015.

As a percent of world GDP, the subsidies rose from 5.8 percent in 2011 to 6.5 percent in 2015 and now exceed worldwide...

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Subject Tags: Energy , Financing

Working towards 24x7 power supply to all in 5 years: Piyush Goyal

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 8, 2014

Government is committed to assure 24x7 electricity supply to every house hold by bringing in transformative reforms in the sector, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday. 
He said the government is working towards providing power to the last man standing in...

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Surge in Investment Recharges India’s Sputtering Power Sector

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 25, 2014

Investors are ploughing money into India’s energy sector again, betting that there are brighter days ahead as the country’s new government clears the path for power producers and distributors.

India’s utilities and energy companies—which have struggled for years with...

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Subject Tags: Energy , India , investment

Micro-grids can deliver power to all

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2014

Centralised generation and distribution systems are leaky, expensive and not inclusive enough

In a country like India, where resources are vast and unequally distributed, “development for all” is a powerful vote-catcher. It’s the one promise that has fired up many...

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Subject Tags: Energy , India , Micro-grid

Government plans to merge all state-run hydropower firms; thermal projects may be transferred to NTPC

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2014

The government plans to create public sector energy giants with a massive restructuring exercise that will amalgamate all state-run hydropower firms and transfer their thermal projects to NTPC to create strong companies that can take on the rapidly growing private...

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Navigant Research Predicts $31 Billion Investment In Asia Pacific Microgrids By 2023

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2014

Cumulative investment in microgrids throughout the Asia Pacific region is set to total $30.8 billion between 2014 and 2023 as a result of increased demand for electricity and generation capacity from renewable energy sources. This is according to new research from Navigant...

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