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●110127C India,
JP Power's first unit of 1,000 mw project in HP to go on stream in Mar
Jaiprakash Power Ventures Limited will commission the first unit of its 1,000 mw hydroelectric power project in Himachal Pradesh in March, six months ahead of schedule. Rs 7,000-crore Karcham-Wangtoo hydro project,start generating 250 mw,by June,300 MW Baspa project in Himachal Pradesh,400MW Vishnuprayag project in Uttarakhand,Power Trading Corporation of India,to spend about Rs 45,000 crore by 2015,to produce 13,720MW of electricity by 2019


●110124A India, Economic Times
Toshiba to start production of turbine generators in July
The Rs. 800 crore, 3,000 MW steam turbine and generator project of Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator Pvt. Ltd. coming up here is expected to start production in July this year, a top company official said Saturday. Itaru Ishibashi , managing director,75:25 venture between $73 billion, Toshiba and the $3.7 billion Jindal Steel Works Group,Core Nodal Development in Chennai,Ennore port,Confederation of Indian Industry (CII),Japan External Trade Organisation,Tamil Nadu government,around 450 tonnes,Mitsubishi , Hitachi , Alstom,12,000 MW,Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL),to 20,000 MW,IHI for boilers,Indian nuclear power field,turnover of $400-million by 2015
●110124B India, Economic Times
GE to make advance turbines for Samalkot power plant: Obama
US-based General Electric (GE) factory's India unit would manufacture advance turbines for a power plant in Samalkot, Andhra Pradesh, that would create some 1600 jobs, US President Barack Obama has said. to export USD 10 billion in goods and services to India,doubling American exports within five years

●110123B India, Economic Times
Coal India cuts output targets for fiscal & 2011-12
Coal India has lowered its production targets downwards for the current and the next fiscal years as a pollution norm has hit output from almost all its mines. cut by 20 million tonnes,by almost 40 million tonnes during 2011-12,440 million tonnes of coal during the current financial,original target of 460.5 million tonnes,For 2011-12 447 million tonnes,earlier target of 486 million tonnes,Coal India Chairman Partha S Bhattacharyya,Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoEF),Composite Environment Pollution Index,Mahanadi Coalfields


●110119E India, Economic Times
India, ADB ink loan pact for clean energy project in Himachal Pradesh
The Government of India has signed a loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for 208 million dollars for Tranche 3 of this Investment programme titled 'Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program'. four run-of-river hydropower projects totaling 856 MW in Himachal Pradesh,800 million dollars from ADB,Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project totaling 195 MW located in District Kinnaur,100 MW Sainj Hydroelectric Project located in District Kullu,potential is about 23,000 MW,6,480 MW has been developed,Venu Rajamony, Joint Secretary (MI), Department of Economic Affairs , Ministry of Finance,Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation,Clean Development mechanism under the UNFPCC,Mr. Andrew Jeffries, a Senior Energy Specialist at ADB's South Asia Department,to be completed by 2016

○早期に日印原子力協定を 鳩山前首相とシン首相一致
早期に日印原子力協定を 鳩山前首相とシン首相一致,協定の締結が実現し、日本企業による対印協力が可能になった場合の原子力発電所の建設候補地として、日本メーカーの集積が進む南部チェンナイの周辺をシン首相に提案したことを明らかにした。

●110115C India, Economic Times
GVK Power to develop 7kcr LNG terminal at Jamnagar
GVK Power and Infrastructure has inked an agreement with the state government for developing a new terminal for importing gas at Okhamadhi in Jamnagar district of the state. Gujarat,at Dahej (operated by Petronet LNG),(owned by Shell India and Total of France),7,000 crore to develop,private coal terminal and Maritime city at Okhamadhi,vice-president GV Sanjay Reddy,Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' summit,India's current annual gas use of 62 billion cubic meters (bcm),about 120 bcm by 2015,Iran via a pipeline,coming up in Dabhol and Kochi on the west coast of India,existing capacity of 273 metric tonnes,one-third of the national cargo

●110113C Bhutan,
Bhutan for tri-nation talk
Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y Thinley yesterday came up with an idea of holding a tri-nation discussion among Bangladesh, Bhutan and India to meet Bangladesh's acute demand for electricity. four-day visit to Bangladesh,10 mega hydraulic power projects,completed by 2020,on equity share basis or direct purchasing from Bhutan,Chittagong and Mongla seaports,Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,hydropower, water resources management,other regional and international forums
三菱重工は1月13日、インドでのスマートコミュニティ(環境配慮型都市)構築に協力することでインド グジャラート州政府、デリー・ムンバイ産業大動脈開発公社(DMICDC)と合意したと発表。三菱電機、三菱商事、三菱総合研究所、電源開発(J-POWER)の4社

●110112D India, Economic Times
ONGC drills country’s first shale gas well
American oilfield service provider Schlumberger has executed ONGC contract for drilling country’s first shale gas well in . The Houston-based company’s Asian arm drilled the well and is expected to submit its report to the central government company this month. Schlumberger will drill three more wells subsequently to establish possibilities of producing shale gas in India. 21% of US’ total gas production,Rs 120 crore for the pilot project underway at West Bengal and Jharkhand,India has prospects of 600-2,000 TCF shale gas reserves,still 5-7 years away from now
○三菱重、印で火力機器拡販 2工場が本格稼働

●110111A India, Economic Times
Gujarat's mega power project sites face environmental hurdles
Gujarat may have to be content with just one 4,000 mw ultra mega power project as the two other sites offered by the state for building such projects have not been found feasible by the power ministry due to environmental reasons. The state had identified two sites - one near Junagarh and another near Jamnagar-for setting UMPPs of 4,000 mw capacity each. Junagarh,Gir Forest area,Jamnagar,limestone mines,Gujarat State Mining Corp,Tata Power,4,000 (800x5) mw UMPP at Mundra,first 800 mw unit,11th Plan period (2007-12),Power Finance Corporation (PFC),Reliance Power,Sasan (Madhya Pradesh),Krishnapatnam (Andhra Pradesh),Tilaiya (Jharkhand),to add 1,00,000 mw ,12th Plan period (2012-17),Bedabahal (Orissa) and Sarguja (Chhattisgarh)

●110108B India,
Himachal cabinet allots 420 MW Reoli Dugli project to Larsen and Tubro
Shimla:The cabinet on Thursday approved handing over of 420 MW Reoli Dugli hydropower project to engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) after the company agreed to a matching bid by another company that had decided to forgo it.420 MW Reoli Dugli hydropower project,Lahaul valley,Rajwant Sandhu, chief secretary,320 MW Seli project, 149 MW Sach Khas project, 69 MW Teling project and the 90 MW Miyar project


●110104A India,
China allays India’s fears over dam
The Government of China has assured India that the hydropower project at Zangmu would not reduce the flow of water of the river Brahmaputra to the lower reaches. This was disclosed by External Affairs Minister SM Krishna in a letter to Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.,Zangmu,
joint expert level mechanism between India and China,hydrological information on the Brahmaputra,510 MW power project at Zangmu

●110101A India,
Equipment being airlifted to Kashmir hydel projects
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) is flying power generation equipment to two strategically significant hydropower projects in Jammu and Kashmir, after it was held up for months due to civil unrest and bad weather.,NHPC Ltd’s 45MW Nimoo Bazgo and 44MW Chutak projects
S.K. Garg, chairman and managing director, NHPC,supplied to Leh and Ladakh,Chutak, on the Suru river,for Kargil,in 2011-12 and 2012-13, respectively,330MW Kishanganga river project,Jhelum river,NHPC’s 240MW Uri-II project,located in Baramulla,hydropower potential of 300,000MW, of which around 145,000MW can be exploited,14,393MW set for hydropower generation in the 10th Plan (2002-07),NHPC, which currently has a power generation capacity of 5,295MW, added 1,917MW during the 10th Plan,5,322MW targeted by the utility during the 11th Plan (2007-12),added 1,150MW until now,India’s 167,000MW power generation capacity, only 37,367MW is hydropower,to add 78,577MW,16,553MW of it expected to come from hydropower
●110101C India, Economic Times
Power companies seen strengthening foundations for big plans in 2010
From disinvestment to cementing nuclear energy pacts, 2010 saw India's power sector strengthen its foundations for the massive capacity expansion required to meet the growing needs of the energy-starved nation.,tariff-based bidding system,to add 1,00,000 MW of electricity during the XII Five-Year Plan (2012-17),ongoing XI Plan (2007-12) from 78,577 MW to 62,374 MW,France for the exchange and transfer of nuclear power technology and fuel,$9.3 billion dollar framework agreement,new plant at Jaitapur, in Maharashtra,French President Nicolas Sarkozy,France's state-run nuclear firm, Areva,against the current cost-plus tariff policy,NTPC, launching a follow-on public offer (FPO) in February,NTPC generates over 32,000 MW of electricit,to 40,000 MW by March, 2012,further to 75,000 MW by 2017

●101231A India,
NHPC submits status report on Subansiri project
Amidst the raging controversy over construction of big dams in the region, the National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) has held the delay in signing of memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Government of Assam and the law and order problems, responsible for the slow progress of the Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Power Project. Status of Hydro Electric Projects under Execution,Central Electricity Authority (CEA),2000 MW project,State Government of Assam,Ranganadi River,scheduled to be completed by 2011-2012 (12th Plan period),Rs 8155 crore from Rs 6285 crore,Union Power Ministry,State Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi,six per cent free power,Arunachal Pradesh,Subansiri Middle and Upper hydroelectric projects (HEP) in Arunachal Pradesh,1,600 MW Subansiri Middle Hydroelectric Project,Hydro Power Development Corporation of Arunachal Pradesh Limited,Jindal Power Limited (JPL),2,000 MW Subansiri Upper Hydroelectric Project,KSK Energy Ventures Limited,600 MW Kameng Project,NEEPCO

●101230D India, Economic Times
China's CNPC approaches ONGC to access India’s oil and gas assets
China’s largest government-owned energy firm, CNPC, has approached state-run Oil & Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) to forge a comprehensive agreement that could provide it access to India’s oil and gas assets, two officials with direct knowledge of the matter said. extremely cautious about China’s entry,sensitive sectors such as energy, ports and telecommunications,Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao’s India visit,US Energy Information Administration (EIA),about 5.6 billion barrels in January 2010,PetroChina,ONGC Videsh, in foreign countries only such as Syria and Colombia

●101228B India, Economic Times
Power plant equipment import from China disturbing: Scientist
A top nuclear scientist today expressed concern over India's private sector placing large-scale orders to import power plant equipment from China, terming it as "disturbing.",30,000 mw to 40,000 mw of power plants,former Atomic Energy Commission Chairman and Secretary,,Department of Atomic Energy , M R Srinivasan,beat everybody in competition,NPCIL ( Nuclear Power Corporation ),two more nucler power units of 700 MWs each,at Kaiga in Karnataka

●101227B India, Economic Times
GSPC discovers 'huge reservoir of gas' in Ankleshwar
Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) has discovered a "huge reservoir of gas" in an onland exploration block in Ankleshwar, Gujarat. ,Ankleshwar 41-S well,in Cambay Basin onland block,several million cubic feet of natural gas per day,Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH),operator of the CB-ONN-2003/2 block,Jubilant Oil & Gas Exploration, GAIL and GeoGlobal Resources of Canada,under the fifth round of the New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP-V) in July, 2005,GSPC has a 50 per cent,GAIL has 20 per cent,located South of the northern bank of the Narmada River in Gujarat,Krishna-Godavari Basin, in June, 2005

●101226A India, Economic Times
Generation begins at Adani's 660 mw Mundra plant
Adani Power Ltd (APL), the power company operated by Adani Enterprise Ltd, on Thursday announced that it has synchronised country's first supercritical unit of 660 MW power plant at Mundra, taking its coal power generation capacity to 1,980 MW at the plant.,Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF),Tiroda thermal power plant in Maharashtra,Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani,show cause notice,United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCC),super-critical technology,4,620 MW coal fired power plant at Mundra in Kutch district of Gujarat,four units of 330 MW and five units of 660 MW,over 20% reduction in CO2 emission
●101226C Pakistan,
Kishanganga hydropower project
Govt should mull better selection for pleading case at COA’,Pakistan should now seriously consider appointing patriotic and real water management experts to take up its case before International Court of Arbitration (COA) against India over construction of Kishanganga Hydropower project on river Neelum in violation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty.,permanent Indus Water Commissioner, Jamat Ali Shah,by 16 percent the power generation capacity of the 969-MW Neelum-Jhelum power project,Muzaffarabad in Azad Kashmir,Deputy Water Commissioner, Sheraz Jamil Memon,three Western rivers, Chenab, Jehlum and Indus are allocated to Pakistan and India but no storage can be built on them

●101224E India, Economic Times
RPower seeks 15,000 visas for China staff
Reliance Power, which recently tied up with Shanghai Electric Corporation (SEC) for supply of 36 coal-fired generators for its power projects, has approached the Union home ministry for issuance of visas to Chinese engineers and technicians to install the super-critical units. at least 3,000 visas,as many as 15,000 visas,Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG),to be supplied by SEC under a $8.3-billion deal,three 3,960-mw ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) at Sasan (Madhya Pradesh), Krishnapatnam (Andhra Pradesh ) and Tilaiya (Jharkhand) and its 4,000-mw Chitrangi mega power project in Madhya Pradesh,4% of this, or 1,000 for each project,$1.1 billion financing deal from Chinese banks for its Sasan ultra mega power project in Madhya Pradesh,Shanghai Electric,Chinese banks ? Bank of China (BOC), China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export Import Bank of China (C-EXIM ),Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit

●101223B India,
Three more India hydro projects on Chenab
India plans three more hydropower projects upstream over the river Chenab with the cumulative production capacity of 2120 megawatts amidst its bitter row with Pakistan on the controversial Neelum river Kishanganga project.,1000-megawatt Pakal Dul on river Marusudar in Doda, the 600-megawatt Kiru upstream Dulhasti power project and the Kawar hydro station in Padyama,Kishtwar district,Chenab Valley Power Development Corporation,next six years,Indus Waters Basin Treaty of 1960,rivers Chenab, Jhelum and the Indus have been apportioned to Pakistan,Ravi, Sutlej and Bias have been titled to India,Indus Waters Commissioner Syed Jamaat Ali Shah

●101220C India, Economic Times
Tata Power to add 1,900 MW in 2011 from multiple sources
The Ratan Tata-led Tata Power, aims to add 60 per cent of its installed generation capacity by commissioning over 1,900 MW from multiple sources in 2011. 800 MW in Mundra, 1,050 MW in Maithon's two units, 120 MW in Jojobera with Tata Steel , 100 MW in wind and 25 MW of solar in Gujarat,Executive Director (Operations), S Padmanabhan,about 3,000 MW presently,coal-fired Maithon project in Jharkhand,two 525 MW units by March 2011,74:26 joint venture,Damodar Valley Corporation,Mundra ultra mega power project (UMPP) in Gujarat,by August 2011

●101217B India, Economic Times
China to listen to India on Brahmaputra issue
China will take into account India's downstream interests on the transborder Brahmaputra river when constructing hydropower projects, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on Thursday. Yarlung Tsangpo

●101216B India, Economic Times
Reliance Power ties up Chinese bank funds for Sasan project
Reliance Power, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) on Wednesday said it has tied up financing of Rs 5,000 crore ($1.1 billion) from Chinese banks to import power equipment for its 3,960 MW Sasan project in Madhya Pradesh. Shanghai Electric,Bank of China (BOC), China Development Bank (CDB) and the Export Import Bank of China (C-EXIM),Industrial and Commercial Bank of China,In October,$12 billion (Rs 56,000 crore),Sasan roject,super-critical technology
○中国、対印協力強化へ 温首相『パートナー』強調

●101213B India,
Boundary dispute, Kashmir policy to figure in India-China talks
Wen’s 15-17 December visit aims at putting the chequered ties between the two Asian giants on an even keel,India will flag its concerns over China’s policy towards Kashmir and the need for an early resolution to the boundary dispute during Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao’s visit to India this week, officials and analysts said.,in April 2005,Nobel Peace Prize ceremony on 10 December,1962 border war,$60 billion this year,foreign secretary Nirupama Rao,chequered,China claims 90,000 sq. km of Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh,around 38,000 sq. km in Jammu and Kashmir,5,180 sq. km of Indian territory in PoK (Pakistan-occupied Kashmir),China’s plans to build a dam on the Brahmaputra river,India’s warming ties with the US,Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang,to continue till 2012 at least

●101212D India, Economic Times
NTPC signs power purchase agreement for Gidderbaha plant
Public sector undertaking NTPC today signed a power purchase agreement with Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd (PSPCL) for 2,640 MW coal-based thermal power project at Gidderbaha for Rs 15,000 crore. PATIALA,M K V Rao , Executive Director (Commercial) of NTPC,Arun K Verma, Director Distribution of Powercom (PSPCL),Chairman Powercom K D Chaudhary,four units of 660 MW each,five mega thermal plants at Talwandi Sabo , Goindwal, Rajpura, Mansa and Giddarbaha,five plants is 10,590 MW,investment of Rs 52,800 crore,2,640 MW Gidderbaha power plant,ancillary

●101211A India, Economic Times
India needs upto $400 bln investment in power in 2012-17
India's power sector needs investment of upto $400 billion in five years to end-March 2017, power secretary P. Uma Shankar said on Thursday.
62 gigawatts,mainly coal,coal shortages
●101211B India, Economic Times
NTPC to buy $36.6 bn equipment in 2 years
NTPC , the country’s biggest power producer, plans to buy equipment worth $36.6 billion in the next two years to more than double installed capacity and help reduce blackouts. to add 25,000 mw of capacity,Rs 1.65 lakh crore ($36.6 billion),chairman Arup Roy Choudhury,20% of India's installed power-generation capacity,75,000 mw by 2017,They want to become a 40,000 megawatt company

○東芝、水力事業の新拠点 インド・ブラジルで検討

●101207B India,
Sarkozy Pushes for Areva Reactor Deal to Meet India Power Needs
French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may sign a draft accord today for Areva SA to build two nuclear reactors to help meet energy demands in Asia’s second-fastest growing major economy. supply uranium fuel,Evolutionary Pressurized Reactors,50 business leaders including Areva’s Anne Lauvergeon,Environment Ministry,60,000 megawatts of nuclear power capacity in the next 14 years,six Franco-Indian reactors will supply 10,000 megawatts,Nuclear Power Corp. of India Ltd
●101207C India,
Dam on Brahmaputra
Having raised the matter of China窶冱 intention to build a dam across the Brahmaputra (known in China as Yarlong-Zangmu), New Delhi must insist on securing a proper response so that all those dependent on this mighty river are reassured of China窶冱 plans and intentions.,grandiose,Brahmaputra waters to the Gobi desert,dying Yellow river,Zangmu,at Namcha Barwa,five more dams,Guoduo, Dhongzhong, Ruxi, Linchang and Xiangda,National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA),Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and some areas of West Bengalset up by the two countries in 2003United Nations (UN) Convention,by the UN General Assembly in 1997

○食品など内需型企業のインド市場開拓支援 ジェトロ


●101202C India, Economic Times
Gas output from RIL's eastern offshore fields drop 15%
Reliance Industries' prolific D-1 and D-3 gas fields off the east coast have seen a 15 per cent drop in production to about 45-46 million cubic meters per day because of reservoir complexities.,Dhirubhai-1 and 3 fields, known as D1 and D3,Krishna Godavari basin,from 53-54 mmscmd
to 45-46 mmscmd,largest among the 20 oil and gas,Niko Resources,KG-DWN-98/3 or KG-D6 block off the Andhra coast,KG-D6 currently stands at around 54 mmscmd,KG-D6 block,hit a peak of 60 mmscmd,approved peak of 80 mmscmd,14.5 mmscmd of gas produced from KG-D6 to fertilizer plants,26.5 mmscmd to power plants,13 mmscmd to other
●101202D Pakistan,
Pakistan and India in Dam-building Race
A new era of dam building brings uncertainty to the 50-year-old water truce between India and Pakistan,Neelum Valley,Indus Waters Treaty (IWT),India’s Kishanganga project or Pakistan’s Neelum-Jhelum project,Signed in 1960,450-megawatt Baglihar hydropower plant,eastern rivers of the basin (Beas, Ravi, and Sutlej),western rivers (Chenab, Indus and Jhelum),China over Arunachal Pradesh, and in Jammu and Kashmir,969-MW Neelum-Jhelum project (NJP),China Ghazoba Group,be completed in 2018,Kishanganga project, with current target date of 2016,Salal Dam were settled this way in the 1970s,Baglihar Dam controversy in 2005

●101201B India, Economic Times
Achieving perfect balance, Jairam willing
The phrase is: “Jairam willing”. Typical use: “We will finish the second phase by 2012, Jairam willing.” ,environment and forests minister, Jairam Ramesh,56-year-old Andhra Pradesh-born ministe,hostile to economic development,eminiscent of the licence permit raj,buffoon,his job has become newsworthy,dams, airports, steel plants, aluminium refineries and planned cities,dams in the northeast and Andhra Pradesh,Lavasa project,anti-growth is not based on facts,85% of the projects get forestry clearance within 90 days
●101201D India,
Govt to fast-track clearance to hydel plants in Arunachal
Govt worried that China’s plan to divert water from rivers feeding Brahmaputra may affect projects,Jairam Ramesh, environment and forest minister,The government has decided to expedite environmental clearances for hydropower generation projects in Arunachal Pradesh,, considering their strategic importance.,Brahmaputra to the arid zones of Xinjiang and Gansu,1,750MW Demwe Lower, the 2,700MW Lower Siang, the 3,000MW Dibang and the 120MW Dibbin,certain degree of prior use claim,international laws,China’s ambitious $62 billion (Rs.2.8 trillion) south-north water diversion scheme,a potential to generate 50,328MW,Central Electricity Authority,Central Water Commission,potential from the Brahmaputra is 15,000-20,000MW,40% comes from Tibet,32,326MW of India’s 150,000MW power generating capacity.,16,501.17MW of hydropower capacity by 2012,107 projects for development in Arunachal Pradesh to produce 37,000MW,seven North-Eastern states have a combined hydropower generation potential of around 58,000MW.
○石炭最大手、海外鉱山買収へ 印コール・インディア 国内需要拡大 101201

●101130A India, Economic Times
47 MoUs inked to produce 58,000 MW power in next 5 yrs: MP CM
With a view to emerge as a major power hub in the country and to supply 24-hours electricity to the people of the state, Madhya Pradesh has inked 47 MOUs to produce 58,000 MW of power in next few years. demand too has increased from 4652 MW in 2002-03 to 7786 MW in 2010-11,Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister , Shivraj Singh Chouhan,at present 13 power projects are being constructed,next three years 5000 MW of additional power,to import coal for our power plants
●101130B India, Economic Times
Competitive tariff bidding for thermal projects from 2011
Come 2011, all thermal power projects and transmission systems will be awarded on competitive tariff bidding and trading in renewable energy certificate (REC) is set to start, India's power sector regulator said on Sunday. ministry of powerm,power purchase agreement (PPA),Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) chairman Pramod Deo,NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation),Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (POSOCO),green power norms,transmission charges,Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL),Kudankulam power plant

●101129A India, Economic Times
Maharashtra N-project to get green signal today
Finally, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) on Sunday would formally announce the environment clearance to the 10,000-Mw nuclear project in Maharashtra. The approval is expected to come with a rider. Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh would release the conditional clearance to the Nuclear Power Corporation (NPC). label of ‘Dr No’,project at Jaitapur in Maharashtra,two 1,650 Mw each of European pressurised reactors from Areva,Indo-US civil nuclear dea,Sanjay Jog / Mumbai November 28, 2010, 0:48 IST,final agreement by March 2011,to be on-steam by 2017-18,Atomic Energy Regulatory Board,solid waste storage
●101129B India,
India, France may sign pact to promote renewable energy
NPC, Areva close to completing the early works contract for Jaitapur project India and France are expected to enter into an agreement to promote investment and technology transfer in the renewable energy segment.two nuclear reactors of 1,650 Mw each,French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s visit to India during December 3-7,total installed capacity of over 1,40,000 Mw,renewable energy contributes a mere 10,000-14,000 Mw,similar to the pact between India and the US,10,000-Mw nuclear project at Jaitapur in Maharashtra,start construction by March 2011
Indo French Chamber of Commerce and Industry

●101127D India, Economic Times
NTPC to invite bids for generation parts ahead of fuel tie-ups
State-run power generator NTPC proposes to invite tenders for power generation equipment for all its upcoming gas-based projects that will have a capacity of 10,000 mw, without waiting for assured supply of fuel, to put pressure on the government to allocate natural gas for its stranded plants. ,The department of public enterprise (DPE),about 10,000 mw of capacity,2,600 mw worth expansion projects at Kawas and Gandhar,Reliance Industries ,about 7,500 mw of projects are new,12th plan period (2012-17 ),empowered group of ministers (EGoM),Lanco, GMR, GSPC, Reliance Power,Torrent, Uttarakhand’s Kashipur project1,000 mw each at Badarpur, Auraiya, Faridabad and Dadri,2,000 mw expansion project of Ratnagiri Gas and Power (RGPPL),initial gas requirement of 30 mmscmd for all the proposed new projects,from present 142 mmscmd to 152 mmscmd by 2011-12,further to 186 mmscmd

●101126C India, Economic Times
NTPC inks deal for renewable power
State-owned power generator NTPC, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Kyuden International Corporation (Kyushu) of Japan have signed a joint venture agreement to develop renewable power project in the country, reviving an old alliance that fell apart last year after the global financial meltdown.,neighbouring countries,500 mw of non-conventional power generation capacity in India over three years,NTPC will hold 50% equity,Rs 6.5 crore,GE Energy Financial Services and Brookfield Renewable Power Inc

●101125B India, Economic Times
Jaitapur nuke plant gets conditional nod
The Expert Appraisal Committee of the environment ministry has given a conditional clearance to the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power project in Maharashtra.,Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB),environment minister Jairam Ramesh,10,000 mw plant,National Environment Engineering Research Institute (NEERI),radioactive hazard,Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) ,Flamanville project in France
Jaitapur Nuclear Power project ,issue of reprocessing spent fuel,Konkan coastal region,French energy company Areva
●101125D India, Economic Times
Reforms draw foreign funds to India's power sector
India's power sector may see a rise in foreign inflows as government reforms bear fruit and domestic players look overseas to bolster borrowing in a sector key to sustaining the Asian giant's rapid economic growth. ,coal, wind and hydroelectric plants,risen to 7.6 per cent of total foreign direct investment,PricewaterhouseCoopers,Jhajjar power plant in the northern Indian state of Haryana,since a failed Enron project in the 1990s,Electricity Act 2003,$1.5 trillion over a decade,relaxed borrowing rules,loan volume soared 250 percent in 2009 to reach $32 billion.,international commercial banks and Chinese banks,CLP's 1,320 MW coal-based plant,Reliance Power's 4000 MW Sasan project,100,000 MW capacity in the five years to 2017,Chinese power equipment manufacturers,U.S. President Barack Obama
○九電、インドで低炭素型発電 政府系電力と合弁

●101124B India,
50 pc Subansiri project work completed: Centre
The hue and cry over mega dams in Arunachal Pradesh notwithstanding, the Centre has said 50 per cent of the works on the Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Power Project has been completed, while plans have been firmed up for implementation of Siang Upper (stage I) and Lower hydro projects.,Union Minister for Power, Sushil Kumar Shinde,2700 MW Siang (Lower),Jaiprakash Associates Limited,Central Electricity Authority (CEA),Ministry of Environment and Forest,NTPC Limited,6000 MW Siang Upper Stage,Tuting and Yingkiang,Siang Lower Hydroelectric,Project,2700 MW for carrying out detailed Environmental Impact and Resettlement,dams on river Yarlung Tsangpo,Subansitri Lower Hydropower Project,Government of Assam,Gauhati University and Dibrugarh University by NHPC,North Eastern Region (NER)
●101124E India,
IHK hydropower potential 25,000 MWs
For the first time India-held Kashmir’s hydro experts estimate total IHK hydropower potential from four rivers as 25,000 megawatts against earlier ‘official’ figures of 16,000-20,000 megawatts.,Chenab, Jhelum and the Indus (except the Ravi),1960 Indus Waters Treaty,apportioned
Kashmir University hydro experts’ team,hijacked’ by India,Prof Dr. Shakil Romshoo,need of 2425 megawatts electricity,availability of 1492 megawatts only,200 hydropower generation stations over the river Chenab,Kishanganga hydel project

●101122D India, Economic Times
Courage needed to say ‘no’: Jairam Ramesh
Unfazed by the industry’s criticism for prescribing strict green norms , environment minister Jairam Ramesh said tough choices will have to be made as there is a need to take a long-term view instead of getting “mesmerised by figures of investment”,some sacrifices will have to be made
But we should also have the courage to say ‘No’,Vedanta mining project in Orissa,Navi Mumbai airport project,dichotomy,Unfazed,he was also a power minister and hence was fully aware of what alternatives the latter has

●101120C India, Economic Times
Bids for 4000 MW power project in Orissa to be delayed:Shinde
Government on Thursday said invitation of bids for a 4,000 MW ultra mega power project in Orissa would be deferred for the fourth time on environment issues . ,bids for Orissa UMPP,Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde ,Bedabahal UMPP in Orissa,November 30,Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF),coal blocks--Meenakshi, Meenakshi-B and Dip side of Meenakshi,forest clearance ,'no-go' category,Sarguja in Chhattisgarh,to add about 1,00,000 MW of power,Sasan (Madhya Pradesh), Tilaiya (Jharkhand) and Krishnapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
Tata Power,Mundra in Gujarat
●101120D India, Economic Times
IOC to pick up 26% stake in NPCIL Kota N-plant for Rs 900 cr
State-run oil marketing company Indian Oil on Friday said it will invest about Rs 900 crore to pick up a 26 per cent stake in Nuclear Power Corporation's 1,400-MW atomic power project at Kota, in Rajasthan. ,1,400-MW (2x700-MW) nuke plant at Kota,completion by 2015-16,debt equity ratio of 70:30,Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, ICICI Securities, Morgan Stanley, SBI Capital and UBS,government's Rs 40,000 crore,disinvestment programme,64.57 per cent from the existing 78.92

●101117C India,
For China to chew on, a ‘stateless’ Tibet
New Delhi’s official position on Tibet may be that it is a part of China, but it appears to treat Tibetans and Chinese staying in India as citizens of different countries.,“Stateless”,“Tibet” in brackets,increased from 53 to 559 between 2005 and 2009,“Stateless (Tibet)” had risen from 57 to 235,home minister P. Chidambaram,Indo-Tibet border”,Central Tibetan Administration,Dalai Lama’s government-in-exile,green book,peculiar,Brahmaputra dam,510MW hydroelectric project,dammed on November 12,Zangmu Hydropower Station in south-east Tibet
●101117D India,
Latest talks: India-China deadlocked on Kashmir
India and China continue to disagree over Kashmir, with no sign of the deadlock easing despite high-level talks even a month before Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao visits India. During a four and a half hour ‘frank’ dialogue in Beijing on Tuesday, foreign secretary Nirupama Rao told her Chinese ,Chinese counterpart Zhang Zhijun,Indians from Kashmir,external affairs minister S M Krishna,Yang Jiechi,Chinese involvement in infrastructure projects in Pakistan occupied Kashmir and Sino-Pak nuclear technology cooperation,Chinese discussed India's global role,over damming the Yarlung Tsangpo or Brahmaputra river in Tibet,a 510 MW project, 325 km from Lhasa, to be built by 2014

●101115D India,
No land for green project in Arunachal
Arunachal Pradesh is finding it difficult to provide land for compensatory afforestation for the loss of forestland because of the upcoming hydroelectric projects.,Forest Conservation Act 1980,equivalent,81 per cent of its area under forest,only 12,800 hectares of degraded forestland in 11 forest divisions,15 lakh hectares,Central Electricity Authority,18 out of 39 projects with a capacity of 100MW or more
environment and forest clearances at the state level
○新興国の連携強化を確認 中印露外相が武漢で会談

○インド外相「和解の始まり期待」 スー・チー氏解放

●101112A India,
China allayed fears over Brahmaputra
China has denied reports of bid to divert the river Brahmaputra and assured India that Zangmu hydropower station would not have adverse impact on downstream areas.,External Affairs Minister SM Krishna,Zangmu hydropower station,Minister of State for Water Resources Vincent H Pala,Raajya Sabha,55 reservoirs on Tibetan rivers in China

○米、安保理改革で常任理と協議へ インド常任理入り支持


●101107A India,
Another Himachal dam project caught in logjam
Another mega hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh has been caught in an administrative logjam after the central environment and forests ministry objected to the transfer of a large chunk of forest land to it.,800-MW Kol Dam project on the Satluj in Bilaspur district,National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC),stone was laid June 5, 2000,sanctuary was notified after the dam construction started,commissioned by March 2012,60 percent of construction work,Renuka river, a tributary of the Yamuna, in Sirmaur district,National Environment Appellate Authority,Additional Chief Secretary (Forests) Avay Shukla,67-km-long stretch of the Ravi river,Chamba district,potential of about 23,000 MW,About 6,480 MW have been harnessed,capacity of 5,809.1 MW,13 hydropower projects,six in central,19 in the private
●101107C India,
India's Strong Ties to Iran Enable Regime
US President Barack Obama is traveling to India. He will meet with Indian government officials to discuss a list of 41 companies which may violate US and EU sanctions against Iran. ,Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Videsh Ltd (OVL),Farzad-B gas field,Foreign Minister S M Krishna,Diplomatic relations,New Delhi Agreement,Straits of Hormuz,Kashmir, a disputed territory,Iran's nuclear program ,International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) since 1957,Israeli-owned space satellite, TechSAREconomic Relations,Iran with 40% of Iran's refined oilmore than 2.5 million barrels per day,Reliance Industries strops business with Iran,Hindustan Petroleum Corp.,OVL, IndianOil, Oil India Ltd, PetroLNG and Hinduja Group,to invest $ 5.5 billion to develop the Farsi block,Iran-Pakistan-India Peace Pipeline
●101107E India, Economic Times
How Ladakh has becomes more accessible
Over the years, many things have changed in the high-altitude cold desert of Ladakh, some for the worse but most for the better.,highway from Leh to Srinagar,13,400 ft to reach Fotula Pass,Batalik,434 kilometres becomes double-laned,hydropower project,Nimoo Bazgo in Leh District
45MW,Hindustan Construction Company for NHPC,over 11,000 feet,Kargil,Dalai Lama
○オバマ氏訪印、100億ドル商談発表 航空機など輸出増へ

○101104B India,
Akhil moves PM on dams
Memorandum ‘last and final’ warning to Delhi and Dispur to stop construction,Guwahati,The anti-dam pressure group ? Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) ? today sent a memorandum to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to stop construction of mega dams in the Northeast, particularly in Arunachal Pradesh.,1.13 lakh people,Planning Commission,in New Delhi on November 9,Union minister for environment and forests Jairam Ramesh,Union power minister Sushil Kumar Shinde,Nabagraha area,Lower Subansiri hydel project,downstream impact assessment,2,000MW Lower Subansiri project,1,750MW Demwe Lower,1,500MW Tipaimukh project,all the existing dams in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan
Brahmaputra and its tributaries,NHPC

●101101D India,
Projects on ganga to be discussed
The National Ganga River Basin Authority (NBGRA) headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to discuss on Monday future of hydel projects on the river and alleged damage caused to the river by National Thermal Power Corporation during construction of Loharinag Pala dam in Uttarakhand.,Rs 2,000-crore project,45 km from Gangotri,environment ministry in 2005,Uttarankhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriya Nishak,free power of 2,000 MW

●101030A India,
Cong to study dam fallout
The Congress today held back-to-back brainstorming sessions to take on the Opposition on the mega dam issue.,Assam PCC president Bhubaneswar Kalita,2011 polls,power minister Pradyut Bordoloi,Assam does not suffer from the downstream impact of the Lower Subansiri dam,hunky dory
●101030B India,
Technical panel to study Subansiri dam: PM
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh today said that a technical committee would study the under-construction Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project (LSHEP) and if any flaws are detected, the committee would try to rectify them.
●101030C India,
Kashmir Hydel Potential Can Power All India: Omar
While highlighting hydel treasure available in the State of J&K, the Chief Minister Mr. Omar Abdullah while addressing the Meeting of Group of Ministers for Power of the different States of the country, ,Indus Water Treaty,Ratle-690 MW under IPP (BOOT),Dul Hasti HEP (390 MW)
450 MW Baglihar HEP Stage-II at an estimated cost of Rs.3420.00 crores,to add 6760 MW hydro power by the end of 12th Plan,Baglihar Stage-II (450 MW), Sawalkote (1200 MW), Kirthai-I (240 MW), Kirthai-II (990 MW), Lower Kalnai (50 MW), New Ganderbal (93 MW) and Parnai (37.5 MW). Ratle (690 MW) ,Bursar HEP (1020 MW),Uri-II HEP (240 MW), Kishenganga HEP (330 MW), Nimo-Bazgo HEP (45 MW) and Chutak HEP (44 MW),Pakaldul HEP (1000 MW), Kiru HEP (600 MW) and Kawar HEP (560 MW),Ratle-690 MW under IPP (BOOT),450 MW Baglihar HEP Stage-II at an estimated cost of Rs.3420.00 crores

●101029B Pakistan,
Wide presence of Chinese cos in PoK worries India
The growing economic interest of Chinese companies, particularly in key infrastructure projects located in these areas, is an equal cause for concern among the security establishment here, which fears that Pakistan is encouraging Chinese investment to dilute India’s claim over PoK.
Karakoram highway upgradation project,750-km-long Pakistan-China rail link between Havellian and Khujerab Pass along the Karakoram highway
4,500 MW Diamer-Bhasha dam project,969 MW Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project,Kohala project on Jhelum river,tunnel boring machines
before India’s Kishanganga project
○101029F India,
R-Power plans a manufacture JV
Anil Ambani’s Reliance Power will set up a joint venture with Shanghai Electric Company to manufacture thermal power equipment in India. The Chinese company will also supply $10-billion (Rs 44,000-crore) worth of boiler-turbine-generator (BTG) packages for Reliance Power's proposed coal-based domestic power plants.

○101028A India,
Shale gas agreement likely during Obama visit
Seeking to expand its reach and search for oil and gas assets, India is likely to sign an agreement with the U.S. for cooperation in exploiting unconventional shale gas reserves during the forthcoming visit of American President Barack Obama next month.,Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora,Petroleum Secretary S. Sundareshan,U.S. Geological Survey,by the end of 2011,Reliance Industries,November 6-8,in basins in western, central and northeastern parts,Cambay (in Gujarat), Assam-Arakan (in the Northeast) and Gondwana (in central India)
○101028B Pakistan,
China’s presence in PoK worries India
While the Sino-Pak nexus has always been a matter of concern for India, what has exacerbated the matter further is the degree of seamlessness the two countries are fast acquiring in the Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) region.,Gilgit-Baltistan region,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,Wen Jiabao,possession of 45 per cent and Pakistan 35 per cent,China occupies about 20 per cent,Kashgar, in north-west Chin’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region,Gwadar in Balochistan,Sino-Pak collaboration in hydro-power project in the PoK region,to generate 7000 MW of electricity,$ 6-7 billion,Bunji in Northern Areas,build, operate and transfer
○米、インドと経済連携強化 オバマ大統領が訪問

○101027C India,
ONGC, partners to ink deal on developing Iran gas field
ONGC Videsh Ltd and its partners, Indian Oil and Oil India, are likely to soon sign a contract to develop Farzad B gas field off the coast of Iran at an estimated investment of over $5 billion.,Farzad B gas field (in the Farsi offshore block) ,National Iranian Offshore Oil Company Managing Director Mahmood Zirakchianzad,reserves of up to 21.68 trillion cubic feet (Tcf),recoverable reserves may be 12.8 Tcf,7-8 year period,3,500 square kilometers,in the form of liquefied natural gas (LNG),least gas volume was 9.48 Tcf,high-case estimate was 21.68 Tcf
○101027D India,
Centre asks Goa to set up gas-based power plant
The Centre has asked the Goa government to consider setting up a gas-based power plant in the state.,Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde,10.5 per cent,total generation capacity of over 164,000 Mw,62,000-Mw power capacity addition target,11th Five-Year Plan (2007-12),40,000 Mw has been generated in the last four years,9,500 Mw was added in 2009-10,NTPC plans to add over 10,000 Mw gas-based power capacity in the next five years,about 4,000 Mw capacity,Maharashtra government

○101026C India,
AGP to target Govt on mega dams, price rise
Talking to The Assam Tribune after the meeting, Leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly, Prafulla Kumar Mahanta said that the issue of construction of mega dams would be one of the key issues for the legislators of the party in the ensuing Assembly session.,Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi,demanded multipurpose projects to control floods,construction of dams only for power generation,Ranganadi and Kopili hydropower projects,dam projects in Bhutan,National Register of Citizens (NRC)
○日印EPA:自動車・鉄鋼など歓迎 ジェネリック譲歩、製薬業界は警戒
○India power finance

○101021D India,
Essar to acquire African oil & gas assets
The Ruia family-promoted Essar Oil, India’s second-largest private refiner, is close to acquiring oil and gas exploration blocks in Africa to secure crude oil supplies for its refineries in India and Kenya, the firm’s MD said. ,London-listed Essar Energy,owns half of Kenya Petroleum,a refinery in Mombasa,Nigeria, Libya and Madagascar,ONGC Videsh , Reliance and Essar,three quarters of the oil it consumes,its refinery in Gujarat to 18 million tonnes a year,possible expansion to 34 million tonnes,in Africa, India and Vietnam,Sudan,Africa holds about 10% of world’s oil and gas reserves
○101021E India, Economic Times
The East will light up, hopes ONGC
While Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has bought interests in three shale gas assets in the United States, government-owned Oil and Natural Gas
Corporation’s (ONGC) began drilling at its maiden shale gas well at Ichhapur in West Bengal’s Burdwan district last month.,Damodar and Cambay basins,35 and 90 trillion cubic feet, respectively,West Bengal, Gujarat, Assam and Jharkhand,US have proven reserves of about 240 tcf,after ONGC completes drilling till 1,200 metres in another 208 days,Shale Gas Policy of India in 2011,Cambay, KG and Cauvery,Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH),

○101020A India,
Hydro projects won’t affect downstream areas: Khandu to Jairam
After strongly rebutting Jairam Ramesh’s suggestion for a review of all hydropower projects in North Eastern states, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu on Tuesday met the Environment Minister to explain how such a review would adversely affect his state.,Assam on the downstream impacts of hydropower projects in Arunachal,only two of the projects,run-of-the-river projects,November 12 and 13,visit to Assam last month,playground between India and China

○101019A India,
Story of missed opportunities as PM goes to Japan
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would soon be embarking on an East Asian journey that will take him to Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam, but it is the visit to Tokyo on October 24-26 that is pregnant with a sense of missed opportunities.,proposed nuclear agreement,Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor,Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement,Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty,nuclear tests in the future,Nuclear Suppliers Group,Indo-US nuclear deal,Westinghouse Electric Company and General Electric,Toshiba Corp and Hitachi,three-year work visa,Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Senkoku,go-to guy

○101018E India,
Indian PM examines Tipaimukh plan today
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold a crucial meeting with different ministers here today to discuss the country's mega hydropower projects, including the Tipaimukh. Environment, power, home, external affairs and water resources ministers are expected to attend the meeting.,Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh,1500MW Tipaimukh hydroelectric project in Manipur state,Indian Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde,Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu,External Affairs Minister S M Krishna,Bangladesh's concerns over the Tipaimukh project on the Barak river,Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina,its tributaries Surma and Kushiara in Bangladesh

○101013C India,
Efforts on for river’s new tag
Efforts are being made to make the Brahmaputra, National Waterway 2, a “dedicated freight corridor” for the Northeast. This was proposed by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) to the DoNER ministry at a meeting in Delhi recently.,20 lakh tonnes of cargo moves on NW2 annually
invested Rs 286 crore on development of NW,in 1988,promoters of hydropower plants,Arunachal Pradesh,from the Northeast to Bangladesh, Calcutta,Ashuganj as a port,connectivity to Tripura,Silghat port of call in Assam,Numaligarh Refinery Ltd,Dibrugarh-Sadiya stretch,National Waterway 2 (Dhubri-Sadiya sector of Brahmaputra river),by 2011-12
○米、深海油田開発の再開決定 安全性など基準設定で

○101011B India,
Water security
The passage of bill that seeks to charge hydropower companies against the use of J&K waters is significant in a variety of ways.,New Delhi virtually steals Kashmir’s power through NHPC,more than 20000 MW power,Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Taj Mohidin,fetch Rs 850 Crore,earning whopping Rs 7140 Cr annual revenue,establishment of a regulatory authority,objection by Pakistan to certain projects such as Baglihar and Kishanganga,nitty-gritty,not be allowed to use water before they pay certain amount of tax
○101011C India,
India ready to share experience in N-Science and Technology
India stands ready to share its experience in nuclear science and technology on a mutually acceptable basis, Minister of state for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan said today.,indigenous 220 MW and 540 MW capacity pressurised heavy water reactors,Asian Nuclear Prospects' (ANUP-2010),Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research,Indian Nuclear Society and International Atomic Energy Agency,IAEA and World Association of Nuclear Operators,current base of 4.5 gw in a total capacity of 164 gw,over ten per cent in the next 20 yers,India and China
440 nuclear reactors in operation in 30 countries supplying over 14 per cent of the world's power,over 60 countries have talked to the IAEA

○101010A India,
Asian nuclear conference starts Monday
Senior officials of India's nuclear energy establishment will discuss all aspects and potential of atomic power with their global counterparts at the three-day International Conference on Asian Nuclear Prospects (ANUP 2010) starting here Oct 11.,Mahabalipuram,Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR),Minister for State for Science and Technology Prithiviraj Chavan,300 delegates,France, Japan, China, the US, Germany, Russia, South Korea, Sweden, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),Nuclear Power Corporation of Indian Ltd (NPCIL),chairman and managing director S.K.Jain,Inevitability of Nuclear Power in Asia,fuel cycles, reactor technologies, social benefits, fuel reprocessing, disposal of spent fuel,Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), Larsen and Toubro, Areva, Westinghouse, and Comeco,Principal Scientific Advisor R.Chidambaram, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman Srikumar Banerjee, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) director R.K.Sinha and IGCAR director Baldev Raj,IAEA's Deputy Director General Yuri Sokolov,2008 in Japan

○101008C India,
Coal ministry warns five firms on allocations
The Union government has threatened five companies that their coal block allocations could be cancelled. The companies are three OP Jindal Group firms, a Coal India subsidiary, Mahanadi Coalfields and the Kolkata-based Shyam DRI. The three firms of the OP Jindal Group which have been pulled up by the ministry are JSW Steel, Jindal Thermal Power Company and Jindal Stainless Steel. ,Utkal-A and Gopal Prasad West blocks, in late 2005,blocks ? MJMJ Coal ?,bank guarantee of Rs 111.2 crore,by February 2006,at 550 million tonnes annually,more than 207 coal blocks so far, production has commenced from only 26 of these,a list of 81 firms,showcause notices

○India will over China

○101003C Bhutan,
Indian business eyes Bhutanese hydropower
That was the message, which came through at the Investment Roadshow in Mumbai, India, yesterday, attended by more than 300 business representatives from the cities of Kolkata and Mumbai. “The Indian market will value reservoir type of projects due to peaking shortage,” said Tantra Narayan Thakur, chairman and managing director of PTC India ltd, in his presentation on “Electricity trade between India and Bhutan ? A success story”. Mr Thakur said that hydropower has become a priority sector and that Bhutan can help in meeting the power shortage in India.

○101002A Bhutan,
Bhutan likely to ink JVs with Indian power PSUs in hydro power
The Bhutan government is in the process of finalising agreements with state-run Indian power companies for setting up joint ventures in the hydro power sector, a senior minister in the Bhutanese Government said. "We are in the process of exchanging agreements in the hydro power areas to set up joint ventures with the Indian government-owned power companies such as NTPC, NHPC and Teri Hydropower Development Corporation," Bhutan Government's Economic affairs minister, Lyonpo Khandu Wangchuk, said in Mumbai on the sidelines of an event organised by FICCI.
○101002B India, Economic Times
Green concerns in North-East worry power ministry
NEW DELHI: The power ministry is concerned at questions raised by environment minister on hydel projects in the north-east, which has a hydro-power potential of 48,000 mw. A 12% power deficit together with the need for clean energy makes harnessing the region’s resources vital. Power ministry officials acknowledge that mitigation measures adopted by various developers leave a lot to be desired. Accordingly, power minister has decided that project developers, particularly public sector companies, would undertake afforestation as part of the projects. “Measures need to be taken to protect the environment. I have, in consultation with the ministry and NHPC officials, decided that afforestation would be taken up as part of the project, “ Mr Shinde said.

○100929A India, Economic Times
RPower looks to generate 25,000 MW by 2015
Reliance Power intends to grow its capacities 25 times from 600 MW to nearly 25,000 MW by 2015, Mr Anil Ambani, Chairman, said at the annual general meeting here on Tuesday. He told shareholders that it took NTPC, a Maharatna, 30 years to commission 25,000 MW while RPower was hopeful of doing the same in five years.

○100928A India,
Kingdom, India strive to boost energy ties
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and India have set up a new vision of energy partnership, while New Delhi continues to engage in aggressive oil diplomacy with oil producers to ensure stable energy supply at affordable prices, according to the Indian ambassador in Riyadh. India's energy demand, which will more than double by 2030, has even prompted Indian companies to own oil producing assets in seven countries, whose cumulative investments exceed $12 billion today.

○100926B India,
R-Power hastens coal tie-ups for Krishnapatnam power plant
Reliance Power is hastening development of its mines in Indonesia to meet the production schedule at its imported coal-based ultra mega power project at Krishnapatnam. Reliance Power’s subsidiary, Reliance Coal Resources (RCRPL), acquired three coal mines in Indonesia in May 2008. The mines are estimated to have reserves of two billion tonnes and annual production capacity of around 25 million tonnes.

○100925C India,
Indian Environment Minister Confronts Activists Over Dams in the Northeast
Recently I had an exciting opportunity to be part of a Consultation on Big River Dams in Northeast India held by Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh in Guwahati, Assam. Mr. Ramesh was forced to listen to complaints about dam building in the Northeast of India during a public consultation in Guwahati, Assam. The Northeast is an isolated region of the country, with little development. While people there are clamoring for improvements to the region, they know dams are not the way to go.

○100923B India,
Coal From South Africa Seen Rebounding on Sales to India
Coal prices from South Africa are poised to reverse a four-month decline and may rise to a near a two-year high as sales surge to India and China, the world’s fastest-growing major economies.,Prices at Richards Bay, the world’s second-biggest export harbor for the power-station fuel, may climb more than 12 percent to $95 a metric ton this winter, according to a survey of six traders and analysts in India, South Africa’s biggest customer for the fuel. Coal from the east coast port was at $84.80 in the week ended Sept. 17, and has averaged $87.71 this year, according to IHS McCloskey data.
○100923G India,
ONGC ventures into shale gas exploration
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has ventured into shale gas exploration by spudding the first shale gas well near Durgapur in Burdwan district of West Bengal.,The country’s biggest energy explorer also notified two new discoveries in the KG onshore basin and Cambay Basin to upstream regulator Directorate General of Hydrocarbons.

○100922B India,
Coal aplenty, but power companies prefer foreign assets
Tata Power 30% stake in the Kaltim Prima Coal and Arutmin coal mines of Bumi Resources in Indonesia,projects,” S Padmanabhan, executive director Tata Power told ET. Indonesia, Australia and South Africa,,capacity constraints at Coal India,eight-fold from the current 3,000 mw,4,000-mw ultra mega power project, in Gujarat,JSW Energy,to 9 million tonnes, about 1,000 mw generation capacity, 35,000 mw in seven years,to 11,000 mw in five years. ,less developed eastern states,Reliance Powerrail freight capacity,set to treble to 150 million tonnes by 2013, ,current 50 million tonnes,inter-ministerial screening,to add 78,700 mw capacity under the Eleventh Five Year Plan,100,000 mw by 2017,,80% will be coal-fired.
○100922C Inia,
Brahmaputra diversion by China not yet
NEW DELHI, Sept 21 ? Amidst escalating tension over construction of mega dams in the upper reaches of Brahmaputra River, an Inter-Ministerial Expert Group (IMEG) after preliminary probe has found that there is no diversion of the water by China, as yet.,“No water diversion project has been noticed on the Brahmaputra River in general, so far,” said sources in the Ministry of Water Resources.

○インド北部 大雨で60人死亡

○100919B India,
NHPC firm on design Official allays fears on Subansiri dam safety
The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation has made it clear that with just two years left for commissioning of the first three units of the 2000MW Subansiri lower hydroelectric project, there’s no room for any structural changes to the dam ? a move recommended by an expert committee.,NHPC CMD S.K. Garg,project site at Gerukamukh,Gauhati University, Dibrugarh University and IIT Guwahati,115-metre high dam,
Bhakra Dam and Ranjit Sagar,commissioned by March 2012,275 metres to 115 metres,Downstream impact

○100916B India,
India, China urged to stop building dams on Siang
A number of organisations in North Eastern India have appealed to China and India to stop all under-construction and proposed dams on Siang River saying that it would lead to massive cut in water flow into Bangladesh and Indian states.,Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,Wen Jiabao,50 organisations,diverting water in the upper reaches in the Tibet Autonomous Region,Tibet, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and in the lower reaches of Bangladesh,Siang or Brahmaputra,power project in Manipur state
○100916C Power,
Brace for peak oil production by decade's end
Global oil production could max out in the next 5 to 10 years. Weeden & Co.'s Charles Maxwell lays out the investment impact Charles Maxwell is senior energy analyst at Weeden & Co. Mr. Maxwell discusses where oil's production peak is and how that affects investments.,about 30 billion barrels per year,only about 10 billion barrels per year,The peak of production usually comes sometime between 30 and 50 years after the peak of finding oil,in the late 1960s, and the peak of production was in the late 1990s,peak of discovery fell in the five-year interval between 1965 and 1970. So if you took it at, say, 1968, and then you added 50 years, you would get to 2018.

○100915A Power,
The US is the largest producer of nuclear power generating
Nuclear power contributed about 15% to the total world electricity generation in 2009 with an installed capacity of 373GW. There are currently 436 nuclear reactors in operation in 30 countries worldwide. The US is the largest producer of nuclear power generating 31% of the total global nuclear generation followed by France, Japan and Russia. ,Lithuania 76.2%,France 75.2%,talent shortage for architecture and project management,Only nuclear and hydropower can provide large-scale clean alternative source of power generation,,53 reactors under construction in 14 countries with a total capacity of 51GW as of 2009
○100915B India,
Greens party says no to uranium export to India
Australia's Greens party which sent its first lawmaker to the parliament this election, has strongly opposed uranium mining and its export to non-NPT countries like India, saying the move could have global repercussions.,uranium mining near Kakadu National Park,to Russia or India,Energy and Resources Minister Martin Ferguson,Aboriginal issues,uranium mining was a "fact of life",Prime Minister Julia Gillard's government,
Just this blanket stop approach to uranium going to India is wrong,while India and China were only at 3 per cent

○100914A Laos,
India, Lao sign credit agreement
An agreement for a line of credit from India to Laos for $72.55 million for two hydro power projects announced by President Pratibha Devisingh Patil in Vientiane was formally signed by Exim Bank Executive Director Prabhakar Dalal and Lao Foreign Minister Somdy Donangly at a meeting of the India-Laos Business Forum on Monday.,CII, FICCI and ASSOCHAM, the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Indian Chamber of Commerce
○東電、10年間で海外投資1兆円 米中印で発電事業
○100914C China,
Turning Away From Coal
Power companies are increasingly switching to natural gas to fuel their electricity plants, driven by low prices and forecasts of vast supplies for years to come.,While the trend started in the late 1990s, the momentum is accelerating and comes at the expense of coal. Some utilities are closing coal-fired plants; others are converting them to run on gas.,'Migration' Occurring,In China and India, though, no such shift is,occurring?yet,to 15% from 8%, by 2020,India,20% from 2005 levels by 2020,to about $4 per one million British thermal units,Small Won't Survive,pollution-control equipment

○100913B India,
It's Jai Indonesia for our power firms
Indian power producers have been compelled to look abroad for fuel to run upcoming facilities, as domestic generation is unlikely to be able to meet the country’s growing appetite for thermal coal.,to add another 75 Gigawatts (Gw, or 75,000 Mw) of thermal generation capacity by 2017
at about 375 million tonnes per year ,India will have to import between 150-180 mt annually,NTPC, Tata Power, Reliance Power and the Adani Group,South Africa, Australia, the US and Indonesia,Tanjung Enim region

○100909A India, Economic Times
China's power play
We must understand the implications of China's denial of visa to General Jaswal, heading India's Northern Command, for defence talks in Beijing on the ground that he came from the "sensitive location of Jammu and Kashmir" and " people from this part of the world come with a different kind of visa",Aksai Chin in Ladakh,squeamish 気分が悪い ,cognisance,People's Liberation Army ( PLA),unrest in Xinjiang,Uighur separatists,through Gwadar, oil and gas from the GulfPakistan's illegal possession of PoK,J&K is a more "sensitive location" for Beijing than Arunachal Pradesh?,antagonism,our control over Leh and Siachen,stapled,appeasing,It is involved in massive road-building and hydel projects
○100909B India,
U.S. Looks For Changes to India Nuclear Liability Bill
The Obama administration said it would urge India to consider "changes" to its new nuclear liability bill, which is needed to implement the far-reaching 2008 U.S.-Indian atomic trade agreement, the Press Trust of India reported today (see GSN, Sept. 7).Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill,$320 million,State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley,Heritage Foundation South Asia specialist Lisa Curtis,right to reprocess spent nuclear fuel,U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy Roemer,Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty,Nuclear Suppliers Group nations like France and Russia,U.S.-India Business Council,International Atomic Energy Agency's Convention on Supplementary Compensation

○100908C India,
CERC eases inter-state grid norms for green power
The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a bid to make available easier grid connectivity to the hydro-electric power stations and the other generating stations based on renewable sources of energy, has taken an important regulatory initiative.,threshold,250 Mw for thermal power stations,50 Mw for the hydropower generating,150,000 Mw of India’s installed generating capacity, nearly 17,000 Mw, or just over 10 per cent, is sourced from renewable power.,Power Grid Corp,capacity of 30 Mw and 20 Mw can collectively seek

○100907C India,
Malana Villagers In Himachal Up Against Hydropower Company
Shimla: Police on Monday used mild force to deter protesters from Malana Village from entering the power house of a hydro-project coming up near their habitation and detained 9 of them.,100 MW Malana II, that is under construction,Everest Power Company,Local Area Development Authority (LADA),Environmentalist Manshi Asher, from the Environmental Research and Action Collectors, a NGO,their rights vis a vis Hydropower projects has now become a common phenomena in the state,Parbati valley

○100905A India, Economic Times
India to host Asian Nuclear Prospects conference in October
CHENNAI:: Around 250 nuclear scientists, technologists and industrialists are expected to participate in the three-day Asian Nuclear Prospects 2010 conference to be held near here in October, a top official of atomic research unit said Saturday.,The 2nd International Conference on Asian Nuclear Prospects 2010 (ANUP 2010) will be held Oct 11-13 at Mamallapuram,Baldev Raj, director, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR),Indian Nuclear Society (INS),International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),in 2008 at Japan,around 50,000MW of nuclear power over the next decade,Rs.10 crore per MW,Atomic Energy Commission chairman and Atomic Energy department secretary S. Banerjee,Japan, China, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and countries like the US, Russia, Canada,absence of Pakistan and Iran

○100904B India,
Indian border-state trade envoys to tour Burma
Trade ministers from the four northeastern Indian states bordering Burma are set to meet Burmese trade and investment delegates this month in the military-ruled country in a bid to boost border trade and overcome hurdles, an Indian Chamber of Commerce official said.,Rangoon and Mandalay from September 13 to 16,Myanmar (Burma) Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industries (UMFCCI),Burmese Foreign Affairs Minister Nyan Win, ,Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Mizoram,shipped through Singapore,Anjan Roy, the economic affairs adviser at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries, ,Naypyidaw,Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and gas transporter GAIL of India
Moreh, opposite Tamu in Burma,Champhai bordering Burma’s Chin State,Zokhawthar in Mizoram with Rihkhawdar in Chin State.,India’s Minister of Mines and Minister of Development of the Northeastern Regional (DoNER),Kaladan River transport project

○100903E Indonesia,
Nalco, Indonesian firm differ on coal supply to smelter
A few days ago, National Aluminium Company (Nalco) advertised in Indonesian newspapers asking for companies to bid for coal supplies for its 5 lakh tonne aluminium smelter in that country. If this is true, then what happened to its deal with MEC Coal, Indonesia?,Madhu Koneru, executive vice-chairman, MEC Coal,to supplying 6 million tonne of unwashed coal,1,250 mw power plant,BL Bagra, director (finance), Nalco
○100903F Indonesia,
Tata Power-led consortium to set up 240-mw project in Indonesia
MUMBAI: A consortium led by Tata Power, India’s largest private power utility, will develop a 240 mw-geothermal power project in Indonesia. Since the programme would involve building units of various sizes, the total cost of the project will range from `2,900 crore to `3,800 crore, according to a senior company executive. To be located in northern Sumatra, the project will be developed by PT Sorik Marapi Geothermal Power, a special purpose vehicle formed by the Tata Power consortium.

○100902A China,
Securing China's oil imports from the Middle East
"The government of India has come to realize that China has been showing more than the normal interest in Indian Ocean affairs," said S.M. Krishna, India's Foreign Minister, on Tuesday. Indeed, China has shown increasing interest in the region in recent years because the route of its oil imports from the Middle East runs through there.,8 million barrels per day in 2008,importer at 3.7-million barrels per day,Strait of Hormuz,Malacca Strait,Sri Lanka,Norochcholai Coal Power Project,a container port at Hambantota,Pakistan,port of Gwadar,Burma,Sittwe, Dawei and Mergui,Sino-Indian conflict in 1962,We are closely monitoring the developments in the Indian Ocean," said Krishna on Tuesday.

○100901A India,
India to Reopen Bhopal Prosecution
Bhopal gas disaster case,The Supreme Court move comes just a day after India's upper house of parliament approved a controversial nuclear liability law. Debate on the law has been heavily influenced by memories of the 1984 Bhopal disaster and the ease with which top executives of Union Carbide, now owned by Dow Chemicals, escaped responsibility.,1984, night-time gas leak,killed more than 8,000 people,Warren Anderson, the now 89-year-old former Union Carbide chairman,Keshub Mahindra, now chairman of top Indian conglomerate Mahindra& Mahindra,expendability,planned visit to India of US President Barack Obama,long-awaited India nuclear liability law
○インド8.8%成長 4〜6月実質GDP、運輸・通信が好調

○100830A India, Economic Times
Aging units + scanty rain = power paucity
BANGALORE: Although the situation is still far from normal, there has been a slight improvement of late. The past two months were particularly tiresome owing to sharp decline in power generation because of scanty rainfall in July and August coupled with wet coal and old machinery at the major thermal power plants.,Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation ( KPTC),Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL),National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC),KPC (Karnataka Power Corporation),"Karnataka has embarked on an ambitious plan of adding 10,000MW of power before the end of the 12th Plan (2017), and 5,000 MW (of this) would be added in the next four years during the 11th Plan itself," Yeddyurappa said.
○100830D India,
The logic of India’s energy policy
During the passage of the Nuclear Liability Bill, the Prime Minister pointed out that India had to retain the option of using nuclear power as a source of energy. Put it this way, the use of civilian nuclear energy is a ‘just in case’ option. Yet the scale of commitment and the impending plans for setting up reactors with French, US and Russian suppliers seem to indicate a much greater reliance on nuclear power than a ‘just in case’ role.,‘just in case’

○100827A India,
Oil India eyes overseas shale gas acquisition
Oil India Ltd plans to buy shale gas assets in the US and Australia, and has shortlisted seven investment banks to explore acquisition opportunities, officials said on Thursday.,to spend `4,500 crore in capital expenditure in this fiscal,T.K. Ananth Kumar, director of finance at Oil India,GAIL (India) Ltd and Indian Oil Corp. Ltd,Citigroup Inc., Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank AG,acquisition
between 15% and 20% of US gas production,Reliance Industries Ltd, ,Chesapeake Energy Corp.
○100827B India,
N-Bill’s success will depend on legal hair-splitting
India’s nuclear energy future lies in the hands of corporate lawyers. Nuclear industry, both overseas and at home, are assessing how difficult the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damages Bill will make it for nuclear suppliers to do business in India. The initial reaction in the US has been negative.,Suhaan Mukerji, lawyer for Amarchand Mangaldas,this period is two years,from the 80 years,Ashley Tellis, a key negotiator of the Indo-US nuclear deal during the Bush administration,Westinghouse-Toshiba,close to giving up on the Indian market,France, whose nuclear power firm Areva,Nuclear Power Corporation of India,to outsource 60 per cent of the reactor parts to Indian suppliers,Nuclear operators today pay insurance coverage of 0.3 to 0.5 per cent of the liability per annum,the international Convention for Supplementary Compensation,
○インド下院、原発補償法案を可決 設備業者の責任も規定

○100826B India,
I'm not working for US, PM tells opposition
I'm not working for US, PM tells opposition,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday denied he was working for American interests as he sought unanimo us support from the Lok Sabha for the nuclear liability bill. ,majority of 252-25,US President Barack Obama's visit in November,the supplier could not be held liable unless he was found to have intentionally caused a mishap ,Coal also had an environmental price tag, he said
○100826C India,
US Export-Import Bank Clears Loan To India Power Plant
The U.S. Export-Import Bank has decided to make a $ 900 million loan to Reliance Power Ltd. (532939.BY) to build a coal-fired power plant in India, reversing an earlier decision to reject the financing,Reliance Power's "Sasan" power plant,about 4, 000 megawatts of power,Bucyrus International Inc. (BUCY), a Wisconsin-based company

○100824C India,
Govt to compensate NTPC for cancellation of Uttarakhand project
In what could be the first for the country, the government today said NTPC would be duly compensated for the cancellation of its 600-mega watt (Mw) hydropower project at Loharinag Pala in Uttarakhand. The compensation could run into Rs 1,000 crore.,Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde ,invested about Rs 600 crore,order worth Rs 2,000 crore for equipment,Uttarakhand government projects on the Bhagirathi ? 480-Mw Pala Maneri and 381-Mw Bhairon Ghati hydel projects.,commenced in 2005,Bhagirathi
○100824D India,
Power crisis in Mizoram
Landlocked Mizoram is now in the grip of an acute power crisis something which the border state has not experienced over the past few decades.,is estimated at 77MW at its highest and 52MW at its lowest,put at 107MW at its peak,Kolodyne scheme and the National Thermal Power,Corporation (NTPC),Wadia Institute of Hydrology in Dehradun and the Geological Survey of India,Central Water Commission,Kolodyne scheme

○100823C India,
We have technology to tame rivers
As the chairman of Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB), A.B. Agrawal talked to Hindustan Times about his plans to develop a consensus amongst northern states for new capacity addition. Some excerpts: After building world-class asset like Bhakra-Nangal Dam, what is BBMB doing to replicate such multipurpose projects?,resettlement and rehabilitation (R&R) ,RM&U of 540 MW Bhakra Left Bank Power House,added 310 MW of low-cost hydro generation,on river Satluj and Beas,Bhakra
○100823D India,
Centre steps up Army deployment along China border
Following persistent demands from the Government of Arunachal Pradesh, the Centre has finally initiated steps for augmenting security measures along the international border with China and additional troops are being moved into the bordering areas, while, a battalion of the Arunachal Scouts has also been sanctioned.,Member of Parliament from Arunachal Pradesh, Sanjoy Takam,Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu,Army consists of around 10,000 to 12,000 personnel

○100822A India,
NHPC bullish on India’s latent hydro-power resources
India is aiming high for tapping latent hydro-power capacity in the country, as the country is capable to create hydro-power capacity to the tune of 63,000 MW over the years. ,11 hydro-electric projects with an aggregate capacity of 4942 MW are under construction in the northeastern,region and Sikkim. ,Union Minister of State for Power, Bharatsinh Solanki,the Chamera project in Himachal Pradesh
○原子力協定「核実験すれば停止」 インドに岡田外相

○100820A India,
NE Power Ministers to meet PM
The Power Ministers of the North Eastern states will meet Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh soon seeking the Centre’s assistance in tiding over the acute power crisis faced by almost all the states of the region. The Power Ministers will also demand a comprehensive study on the possible impacts of the dam projects before clearing it.,Assam Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi,the gas based power projects remain viable,against reckless construction of dams without comprehensive study of the possible impact,NHPC and NTPC,Assam would get 600 MW power from the Lower Subansiri project,2,000 MW of power,power imported from Bhutan,West Bengal and Bihar
○100820C India,
Power cos seek mining partners to bid for 1,920-Mw project
A joint venture between the Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu governments for a pit-head power project, has been allotted the biggest coal block yet given for a project to be competitively bid.,Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh,768 million tonnes,Sasan ultra mega power project (in Madhya Pradesh) has around 750 mt,1,920 Mw power project,Reliance Power, Indiabulls,pit-head projects,Indonesian coal mining companies,Coal India,JSW Energy or Reliance Power,unique financial requirement,Lanco,Tata Power,NTPC,Adani Power,Mundra power project

○100819C India,
Leh disaster draws Himachal lawmakers concern for environment
Shimla: Sounding a warning about increasing human activity in higher hills, leader of the opposition Vidya Stokes, asked the government to take a relook at the whole development policy, especially towards tourism and eco-tourism for a Leh type disaster could afflict parts of cold desert areas in the state.,Lahaul ? Spiti and Kinnaur,chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal,eco-tourism projects,Forest Dwellers Act,Rs 1000 crore project for sustainable environmental growth,laying of transmission lines a single corridor,Beas and Satluj
○100819D India,
Hindu seer opposes hydro projects on Ganga
Puri Shankaracharya Nishchalanand Saraswati has opposed a move by Uttarakhand to build hydropower projects across the Ganga, describing it as an attempt to destroy the sacred river.
○原発事故補償、300億円が上限 インド与野党合意

○100817C India,
India's largest private energy company, Tata Power (BOM:500400), continues to increase its renewable energy portfolio through wind, solar, and hydropower, and is now considering geothermal energy.,SN Power,Himalayan region,create hydropower projects in India and Nepal ,3-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant,Maharashtra,Prasad Menon, Tata Power's Managing Director
○出力3割増の新型原発、30年運転開始 経産省方針

○日本人全員の無事確認 インド北部の洪水

○100813A India,
Damming The Brahmaputra: Setback To South Asian Stability?
A series of confrontations have intensified the rift between India and China; the issue of visa to certain Indian citizens, assisting Pakistan in construction developments in Pakistan occupied Kashmir etc. The news of damming the Brahmaputra River (Yarlung Tsanspo) further deepens the ‘trust deficit’ between the two countries. SM Krishna, External Affairs Minister of India’s visit to Beijing in the month of April was an attempt to smooth out the relationship and build confidence; however, no significant progress was made.,National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) ,hydel project at Zangmu,a series of five dams namely Dhongzhong, Guoduo, Xiangda, Ruxi and Linchang,installed capacity of 510MW
Great Bend,South-North Water Transfers Project,strategic location of very dam, at Namcha Barawa
○100813B India,
Subansiri dam work not to be halted: Ramesh
Notwithstanding the hue and cry over the expert panel’s report, Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest (MoEF), Jairam Ramesh today gave enough indications to suggest that work on the Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Power Project is unlikely to be halted but he promised to address the concerns of the downstream States.,The Environment Impact of Big Dams in North Eastern Region including Lower Subansiri Hydro Electric Projects’
○大半の日本人、無事確認 インド北部洪水被害

○100812C India, Economic Times
PFC aims to become complete solution provider for power cos
State-owned power sector financing entity Power Finance Corporation (PFC) wants to transform itself into a complete solution provider to power companies by diversifying into new power-related areas such as insurance services, asset acquisition advisory services and rating services.
`8,000-crore company,PFC chairman and managing director Satnam Singh,turnover of `8,000 crore,consortium financing and green-energy funding,to fund projects in countries like Nepal and Bhutan

○100810A India,
NTPC sets sights on 128 gw capacity target by 2032
NTPC is hoping to raise its installed capacity to 128 gigawatts (gw) by 2032 from the current level of 32 GW planned in the long term.
a share of 16% in gas-based power generation capacity,NTPC chairman RS Sharma,4,000 mw gas-based power,Anta, Auraiya, Faridabad and Kayamkulam,Reliance Industries' D6 block in the Krishna Godavari basin,costlier naphtha,coal import
○100810B India,
Mega Dam to Doom Indigenous People's Land in India
As the world celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day, hundreds of families belonging to various indigenous communities are getting displaced in the North east region of India, thanks to a mega dam project called Lower Subansiri Hydropower project.,five seismic zones,Arunachal Pradesh
seismic Zone V ,a magnitude of 8.6 Mw,8th largest in the world since 1900,Arunachal Pradesh Remote Sensing Application Centre,Peki Medi village in Upper Siang district,to build about a hundred dams with a total capacity of 56,000 MW,Kameng River Basin, Siang River Basin, Dibang River Basin and Lohit River Basin,Nishings, Apatanis and Galos,Subansiri Lower HE Project is the biggest hydroelectric project undertaken in India so far and is a run of river scheme on river Subansiri. The Project is located near North Lakhimpur on the border of Assam and Aruncachal Pradesh. The nearest railhead is Nagaon and nearest airport is Lilabari. The estimated annual energy generation from the Project is 7421 MU in a 90% dependable year.
○100810C India,
Himachal's hydropower plant remains shut for fifth day
The 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri hydropower project in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh remained closed for the fifth day Monday as the silt level in the Sutlej river was higher than the permissible limit of 4,000 ppm (parts per million).,Punjab, Haryana and Delhi,Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL),to 9,000 ppm from 36,000 ppm,

○100808C India,
India to go slow on Teesta deal
India is reluctant to immediately speed up negotiations for an agreement with Bangladesh for sharing water of Teesta, because the ruling Congress in New Delhi and its ally Trinamool Congress do not want to put at risk their political fortunes in the country's eastern state of West Bengal. ,agreement with Dhaka on Teesta water sharing,India's finance minister Pranab Mukherjee,Teesta flows through Sikkim and northern part of West Bengal in India before entering Bangladesh,leftists out of power in West Bengal,Indian water resources minister Pawan Kumar Bansal,Bangladesh-India Joint River Commission,Irrigation and waterways minister of West Bengal, Subhas Naskar,to build six hydro-electric power plants on Teesta,combined potential of 709 megawatt (MW),India's power minister Sushil Kumar Shinde inaugurated the 510 MW Teesta Stage-V Power Station of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation in Sikkim on July 4, 2009
○160人死亡、6百人不明 インド洪水、邦人1人軽傷
○100808A Pakistan,
South Asia’s water equation
8 August 2010 After independence in 1947, the use of the Indus and its five tributaries became a major dispute between India and Pakistan. The World Bank brokered a treaty in 1960, which gave India control of three eastern-most rivers of Punjab (the Sutlej, the Beas, and the Ravi), while Pakistan gained control of three western rivers, (the Jhelum, the Chenab, and the Indus). India retained the right to use those western rivers for non-irrigation projects such as run-of-the-river power projects.,10 more projects,Kishanganga (Neelam in Pakistan) to the Jhelum River,storage’ is not permitted but ‘pondage,International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Kathmandu,Hindu-Kush Himalayas

○100807D India,
Hitachi To Form 2 Joint Ventures In Indian Power Plant Systems
Hitachi Ltd. (6501) said Friday that it will break into the Indian market for fossil fuel power generation equipment, setting up two joint ventures with local heavy electrical machinery manufacturer BGR Energy Systems Ltd.,BGR Turbines Co.,Hitachi taking a 26% stake,Hitachi Power Europe GmbH will shoulder the remaining 30%,around 2.8 billion yen,of Tamil Nadu ,of 50 billion yen on factory construction.,supercritical thermal power generation technology,660,000 kilowatts to 1 million kilowatts,to begin production in 2012,Chennai,30.7 billion rupees, or roughly 58.3 billion yen, in the year ended March 2010
○インド北部でも洪水 多数の死傷者

○100806A India,
Brahmaputra Board revamp Bill delayed
Every time the State is hit by floods, the political temperature rises and the clamour for revamping Brahmaputra Board reverberates, but the original proposal mooted in 2004, is yet to take first step in its legislative journey.,Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR),existing Brahmaputra Board Act, 1980,Standing Committee on Water Resources,in the field of erosion control, irrigation and hydropower in the Region.,Majuli and East Barpeta district,China’s bid to construct dam on the upstream of Brahmaputra River,Central Water Commission (CWC),Indo-China border to observe the flow of water in the Brahmaputra River

○100805C India, Economic Times
TN attracts big ticket investments to create jobs for 8,600 people
Tamil Nadu Government, on Wednesday, inked MoUs with three major Indian corporates ? Indian Oil, Videocon and J K Tyres ? for setting up three major industrial projects, near Chennai and Madurai, with an investment tag of Rs 13,000 crore capable of generating direct jobs for 8,600 people. ,Chief Minister, M Karunanidhi and deputy CM, M K Stalin,a liquefied natural gas storage terminal at Kattupalli, near Ennore Port, ,an annual capacity of five million tonnes of gas. ,Sriperambadur industrial corridor

○100730B India,
Ministry for more trade, investment in energy in S. Asia
Addressing a seminar organised by the Asian Development Bank and the Delhi-based think-tank ICRIER, Mr Arvind Mehta, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, said there is more potential for trade in energy, especially in hydropower, than in goods.,Nepal has an installed hydropower capacity of just 636 MW against the potential of anywhere between 43,000 MW and 200,000 MW,India has a hydropower capacity of only 36,900 MW against the potential of 125,000 MW,Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) and Nathpa Jhakri hydroelectric power plant,run-of-the-river projects,Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan and India,Himalayan region,Himachal Pradesh,Export-Import Bank of India,pan-South Asia electricity ring,ith Bhutan entailing possible investment of $850 million (3,000 MW),a 400-kv transmission line at $50 million with Nepal, ,1,000-MW HVDC link with Sri Lanka costing $415 million,1,000-MW HVDC back-to-back link with Bangladesh at $220 million.,1,320-MW coal-fired power project in Bangladesh,PTC (NASDAQ:PMTC)

○100729B India,
India can afford to double share of renewable energy, says study
Power from solar, wind, hydro power and other forms of renewable energy can rise to a 10% share by 2015,India can afford to raise the share of renewable energy in national power output to 10% by 2015 from under 4% today, says a new report.,15% by 2020,about 1.5 paise a unit in 2011,100,000MW from solar energy and another 85,000MW from non-solar sources,biggest potential exists for solar power,on issuing renewable energy certificates (RECs) from September,renewable energy purchase obligations (RPOs),10% in 2015 and 15% in 2020

○100728B Myanmar,
Myanmar, India ink 5 trade pacts
The expansion of counter-terror cooperation topped the agenda of talks held between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and General Than Shwe, the head of the State Peace and Development Council. India has expressed its concerns over the Chinese traders’ growing presence in the trade hubs of Mandalay and Tamu, undercutting the presence of the Tamil diaspora in those parts of Myanmar.,Ananda Temple in Bagan,said about 400 foreign enterprises from 31 countries were doing business with Myanmar, ,for an investment of $23 billion. ,construction, development of hydropower and manufacturing in Myanmar.
○100728C China,
China, India Shift to Gas From Oil in Quest for Clean Growth
The CHART OF THE DAY shows demand for LNG in China and India is growing as much as nine times faster than that for crude, according to calculations based on data compiled from Facts Global Energy, BP Plc and the International Energy Agency. Oil use is shrinking in Japan and stagnant in South Korea. LNG use will rise 45 percent in China and 12 percent in India in 2011 from this year, said Facts, an energy consultant.
Gavin Thompson, China gas study director for Wood Mackenzie Consultants Ltd.,developing LNG projects in Australia, both from conventional offshore fields and from coal-seam gas,India’s GDP may expand 9.4 percent in 2010 and 8.4 percent next year,expects China’s economy, the world’s third biggest, to grow 10.5 percent this year and 9.6 percent in 2011.
○JFE、インド市場本格参入 現地鉄鋼大手の筆頭株主に

○100724A India, Economic Times
Water wars: India, China & the Great Thirst
A new study says the situation will be the bleakest in the basins of major Himalayan rivers, ie our own backyards. The study by the Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), Mumbai is titled ‘The Himalayan Challenge’ and frighteningly predicts that “in the next 20 years, the four countries in the Himalayan sub-region (India, Nepal, China, Bangladesh) will face the depletion of almost 275 billion cubic metres of annual renewable water. For comparison, this is more than the total amount of water available in...Nepal at present.” ,Yangtze, Indus, Ganges and the Brahmaputra,Tibetan Plateau,disputes over water are generally handled regionally or bilaterally,Mahakali river,Yarlong Tsangpo/Brahmaputra and the Sutlej/Langquin Zangbu rivers,40,000 MW dam at the point where the Brahmaputra takes a U-bend to enter India,Mekong river basin
○100724B India,
Mega dams: Gogoi for review of plan
Voicing its concern over construction of mega dams in the upper reaches of Brahmaputra river, Assam Government on Saturday called for review of the Master Plan on construction of multi-purpose projects to ensure that riparian rights of the State is not denied and flood moderation is taken care of.,National Water Policy of 2002,Tipaimukh, Pagladiya, Kameng and Siang,Subansiri Lower Hydro Electric Project,National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC),North East Water Resources Authority (NEWRA),Arunachal Pradesh,Brahma Twinn Project,Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Dorjee Khandu,total hydro-power potential of the State estimated at 56,000 MW,Hydro Power Policy on Private Participation
○100724C India,
Pak to inspect Indian hydel plants
India on Friday agreed to allow Pakistan to inspect the two under-construction hydropower plants on the Indus River in Jammu & Kashmir to allay Islamabad’s concerns over their designs, indicating that bilateral talks under the Indus Waters Treaty are making gradual progress.,Indus Water Commissioners,Nimmo Bazgo and Chutak hydropower plants,flood embankments on the Ravi,telemetry system on the western rivers to record and transfer real-time data,waters of the Hadiara and Kasur,Jhelum river


○100721B India,
Studies on hydropower projects' impact on 2 Ganga tributaries commissioned
NEW DELHI: The Union environment and forests ministry has moved fast to commission two studies on the cumulative impacts of all the hydroelectric projects planned on Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers -- two key tributaries of the Ganga in Uttarakhand. ,environmental flows,development of hydropower in the Ganga basin,While IIT will finalise its study in six months, WII will submit its report in two months,upwards of Haridwar,two key projects on Bhagirathi,Loharinag Pala dam

○100720A India,
Himachal invites bids for 18 more hydro projects
having total installed capacity of 1,357.5 MW.,The projects which have been finalised for bidding are Suil (13 MW), Kilhi-Bahl (7.5 MW), Cho Tundah (9 MW), Danchho (12 MW), Tanger Chanju ( 9 MW), Dugar ( 236 MW), Purthi (300 MW), Tingret ( 81 MW), Lara Sumta ( 104 MW), Rashil (102 MW), Tandi (104 MW), Patam ( 60 MW), Sumte Kothang ( 130 MW), Teiling ( 94 MW), Shangling ( 44 MW), Jobrie ( 12 MW), Nesang (10 MW) and Malana-III ( 30 MW),to add more than 600 MW in the current fiscal,Presently 13 hydropower projects in the state sector, six in central and joint sector and 19 in private sector with a total generation capacity of 5,809.1 MW
○100720B India,
Higher silt level shuts down SJVNL power project
Shimla: Nathpa Jhakri hydropower project was closed down today after increase in silt level in the Sutlej river.,Vijay Verma, deputy general manager of SJVNL,7,500 ppm (part per million)

○インド東部で列車衝突、40人超死亡 ロイター通信

○100718A India,
India Inc’s deal corner
India Inc is acquiring actively in south-east Asia. Tata Steel’s acquisition of Singapore’s largest steel company Natsteel grabbed global headlines in 2004. Sailesh Rao, partner, transaction advisory services, Ernst & Young, explains that securing fuel links has been a key driver for energy companies to venture into these countries, specifically Indonesia.,Tata Power’s acquisition of PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC) and PT Arutmin Indonesia (Arutmin) for $1.3 billion in 2007,Reliance Power, Tata Steel and Jindal Stainless Steel,NTPC, Essar Power, Adani Power, JSW Energy, Indiabulls Power and Lanco Infratech were scouting for coal mines in Indonesia.,upcoming 1,600-mw thermal power project in Maharashtra

○○100716B India,
Tehri hydel project under scrutiny
World Bank asks the government to resolve issues before theyare brought up for its board’s approval,A$600 million (Rs2,802 crore) World Bank loan for a 444MW hydropower project in Uttarakhand may be in trouble following allegations over the manner in which it received environmental clearance.,Tehri Hydroelectric Development Corp. Ltd, or THDC,Vishnugad-Pipalkoti dam in Chamoli district,river Bhagirathi,Alaknanda, a Ganga tributary,Sardar Sarovar project,192MW Allain Duhangan hydro project in Himachal Pradesh,India has a hydropower generation capacity of 36,085MW and plans to add 15,627MW by 2012

○100714B China,
China's disturbing dam plan
What is China up to beyond the highest Himalayas? Reports from a variety of sources, including official Chinese Web sites, say that Beijing is embarking on a series of dams and attempts to harness the waters of the Brahmaputra River. One of these alone would be a massive 38-gigawatt project, half as big again as the Three Gorges dam.,more than 2 billion people in south and southeast Asia,sacred Mount Kailash
unrestrained,scary,a massive dam on the great bend of the Yarlung- Tsangpo would benefit the world,almost 30 dams on the Yarlung-Tsangpo- Brahmaputra ,38-gigawatt project at Motuo,another bigger one at Daduqia ,,State Grid Corporation of China has a map showing Motuo connected to ultra high voltage lines in China,he problem is that getting India to get together with China's allies Pakistan and Myanmar along with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal will not be easy,
○100714C Pakistan,
Water a burning issue at Pakistan-India talks
Water should flow for six months of the year through great irrigation canals that criss-cross Pakistan, ending in the narrow ditches that bring life to the yellowing fields of the prosaically named Chak 36, a rundown town outside Lahore.,Tomorrow, the two states’ foreign ministers will meet in Islamabad,Mumbai two years ago, killing 166 people,“What we fear is that if they fill all the dams and barrages they are constructing, they have the ability to squeeze us any time they like,”

○100711B India,
Asian giants look to Africa
The announcement by Bharti Airtel of its US$10.7 billion (Dh39.29bn) acquisition of the Kuwaiti company Zain’s African operations was the biggest such deal by an Indian telecommunications company.,Tata Group, Videocon, Godrej, Mahindra and Mahindra,Confederation of Indian Industry (CII),Africa’s 1 billion people,more than 50 countries,$2bn in investment in Africa this year,$39bn, growing at a phenomenal rate of 26 per cent,China. That country committed $8bn,n February, India and China consumed a total of 2.4 million tonnes of coal, or more than half of South Africa’s 4.9 million tonnes of coal exports.,India’s demand for oil may more than double to 833 million tonnes from 2007 to 2030
China’s demand may rise 87 per cent to 2.4 billion tonnes,India lost out to China in at least $12.5bn of oil contracts, many of them in Africa

○100710C India,
India scouts for international LNG deals as prices stay low
India is planning an aggressive foray into the global market for natural gas, as it reckons that the output from Reliance Industries’ KG-D6 block would hardly meet the growing demand from key sectors like fertilisers. With the recent fall in prices, long-term contracts in the global gas market have shifted in favour of the buyer, a factor which has caught the attention of policymakers here.,Indonesia, Australia, Qatar, Oman, UAE and Algeria,State-owned Gail India,competitive price of around $6-7 per unit,RIL gas will cost around $6 per million metric British thermal unit,K-G D6 block is now at 60 million metric standard cubic metres a day (mmscmd),to achieve a 4% growth in agriculture output to drive 9% GDP growth in the coming years,Even if the price goes up to $8 mmBtu, the facilities will still be viable

○100708B India,
Japan Steel Works bullish on Indian N-reactor parts market
Tokyo-based Japan Steel Works Ltd, a major global supplier of heavy forgings with a market leadership in specialised nuclear components, is bullish on the emerging market opportunities in India.,proposed Indo-Japan civil nuclear deal,for nearly 80 per cent ,Japan Steel Works' Communications Group Manager, Mr Takahisa Okuyama,JSW India Pvt Ltd.,Areva SA, Toshiba Corporation (which owns Westinghouse) and GE-Hitachi,Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT),estimated to be worth $530 million

○100704A Pakistan,
Pakistan, India set for talks on river dispute
Pakistan and India will meet in New Delhi on Tuesday to finalise a Court of Arbitration (COA) for adjudication of the Kishanganga hydropower project, being built by India on Neelum river in violation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty.,three independent arbitrators,330 megawatt storage project through diversion of Neelum river

○100703C India,
Karnataka’s power crisis Paying for a free lunch
Karnataka has little hydroelectrical power potential left and no coal, gas or uranium deposits. Coal comes from distant states like Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh; gas will come from Andhra, or as liquefied natural gas imported at terminals like Dhabhol in Maharashtra; imported coal from Indonesia and other countries, and the additional power purchased from surplus states. With all these imports, Karnataka’s cost of power is and will be high.,Karnataka’s power crisis,free power to agriculture takes 35 per cent of all power in Karnataka,Only 45 per cent of power is actually paid for,Raichur plants

○100702A Bhutan,
Wangchhu not a reservoir scheme
Citing technical and economic reasons the department of energy has changed the 900 MW Wangchhu reservoir scheme project to a 600 MW a run of the river scheme project. ,department of energy executive engineer, Tashi Dorji,10 hydropower projects,10,000 MW of power by 2020
Sankosh, Bunakha and Amochhu projects,detailed project report (DPR) of 180-MW Bunakha hydroelectric plant,Tehri hydro development corp
990 MW Punatsangchhu II (PII),Punatsangchhu I project management,720 MW Mangdechhu project,4,060 MW Sankosh reservoir projects,60 MW Chamkharchhu I, 650 MW Kholongchhu, 620MW Amochhu reservoir and the Bunakha reservoir
○100702B India,
AASU demands halt to mega dams in NE
GUWAHATI, July 1 ? The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) today demanded immediate steps to thrust aside the under-construction Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project (LSHEP) and also to shelve all the mega-dam hydel projects proposed in the NE region.,Takam Mising Porin Kebang,AASU president Sankar Prasad Roy,Chinese bids to divert the Brahmaputra,National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) ,Arunachal Pradesh Government,168 mega-dams proposed,magnitude 8.5 or even more,main boundary thrust (MBT),foothill trust (FHT),1897 and 1950 great Assam earthquakes,recorded discharge data of over 21,230 cumec (recorded on July 11, 1971),at least 320 cumec through out the day

○100629C India,
Power sector turns bleak in Uttarakhand
With the Centre deciding to stop two major hydel projects in the Bhagirathi valley, the government finds it tough to improve the power scenario, although energy demand especially from industry, had grown massively since 2005.,480 Mw Pala Maneri and 381 Mw Bhaironghati,formation of Uttarakhand in 2000,state-run Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (UJNVL),304 Mw Maneribhali-II,to be commissioned by 2012 in the private sector,Asian Development Bank (ADB)
○100629D India,
Ties And Troubled Waters
New evidence from China indicates that, as part of its planned diversion of the waters of the Brahmaputra, preparations are afoot to start work on the world's biggest dam at the river's so-called Great Bend, located at Tibet's corner with north-eastern India.,state-run Hydro China
China, 38,000 megawatts of power, ,160.5 million hectares compared to 137.1 million hectares,separate cascade of major dams on the Mekong, the Salween,Zangmu ^ having begun in 2009,downstream from Zangmu at Jiacha, Lengda, Zhongda and Langzhen,at Yamdrok Tso, Pangduo, Nyingtri-Payi and Drikong,leaders of China's state-run hydropower industry, including Zhang Boting, the deputy general secretary of the Chinese Society for Hydropower Engineering,China's Tibet-linked claim to Arunachal Pradesh
○日本・インド 原子力協定をめぐる交渉 東京で開始

○日印の原子力協定 核軍縮が絶対条件だ
○日印の原子力協定 被爆国の責務はどこへ

○100625A India,
PowerGrid's new bidding norms to hit Chinese vendors
In what could close the doors for import of Chinese equipment in power transmission, state-run Power Grid Corporation is making it mandatory for suppliers to have manufacturing facilities in India within three years. The company's board is likely to approve the proposal in its meeting on July 2., Power Grid Chairman and Managing Director S K Chaturvedi,NTPC Ltd,BHEL

○100624B India,
NTPC in JV with Japan co, ADB
For state-run generation utility NTPC, the answer is blowing in the wind. Stung by high fuel costs, the company is chasing a green dream by forming a joint venture with the Asian Development Bank and Kyuden International Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan’s Kyushu Electric Power Company , for producing power from renewable sources. ,to produce 500mw,wind power plants and small hydel projects,650 mw is to be added through wind energy by 2017,Centre for Wind Energy Technology (C-WET ),Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
○100624C India, Economic Times
GVK's 800-MW power project in AP to be built by Hyundai, L&T
Private power producer GVK Power and Infrastructure today said its Rs 3,200 crore gas-based power project in Andhra Pradesh will be built by a consortium of South Korea's Hyundai Engineering and Larsen & Toubro. ,800-MW combined cycle power plant,Siemens,Samalkot, in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh,800-MW Gautami gas-based combined cycle power plant

○100618A India,
Power & infrastructure main drivers of L&T: AM Naik
(key) Rs 1 lakh crore level,AM Naik, CMD, L&T,a private sector similar to BHEL, but perhaps much more efficiently,we will invest in 5000 megawatts of thermal power and 1500-2000 megawatts of hydropower,now close to 2500-3000 megawatts with us,few 100 megawatts of hydro,in next three years this 7000 megawatts

○100617C India,
A dam big scandal
(key) Uttarakhand’s Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal,Ganga,Ganga pollution and demand a ‘world heritage’ tag,Srinagar, a small town on the banks of the Alaknanda in Pauri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand,Uttarakhand’s dam-building spree on the Bhagirathi, Alaknanda and Ganga,Devprayag,558 dams are under construction or being surveyed in the state,Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG),bumper-to-bumper dams
religious leaders at the Mela this year protested against the HEPs,HEPs generating 100 MW and above will have to pay a royalty of Rs 5 crore a year,seismic zones like the Himalayas,to divert a maximum of 75 per cent of water from a river to prevent it from drying and to maintain its natural course

○100615A India,
Holes in power project reports- Forest ministry slams consultants
(key) ministry of environment and forests,Lohit Basin,Water and Power Consultancies Services Ltd,endemism,Arunachal Pradesh,six proposed hydroelectric projects on the Lohit river,Demwe Lower hydropower project,213 species of fishes in Arunachal Pradesh,to bring greater transparency and professionalism
○100616A India,
Probe panel for coal mines
(key) coal ministry,request for qualification (RFQ),Chhattisgarh project, at Surguja,no go” zones,30 per cent,Prime Minister’s intervention
619 million tonnes of coal production annually out of reach,4000 mega watt mega power project in Chhattisgarh,Planning Commission,200 million tonnes by the end of 2017,CIL and NTPC,The nine coal fields are North Karanpura and West Bokaro (Jharkhand), IB Valley (Orissa and Chhattisgarh) Singrauli (Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh), Talcher (Orissa), Wardha (Maharashtra), Mandirgarh and Hasdeo (Chhattisgarh) and Shoagpur (Chhattisgarh and MP).
○100616B India,
South Delhi’s Heavy Power Cuts To Go On Till Weekend
(key) all through Tuesday,Delhi Transco Ltd,transmission tower near the Rajokri flyover,till the coming Sunday,Areas like Green Park, Malviya Nagar, Vasant Vihar, Vasant Kunj, Jawaharlal Nehru University and surrounding localities,problems in getting access to water,DIAL 220 KV substation,exigencies,40.6 degrees Celsius
○100616C India,
Govt drops plans to dilute key provision of N-Liability Bill
(key) stiff opposition from BJP and Left,dilute,Nuclear Liability Bill,Department of Atomic Energy Secretary Srikumar Banerjee,Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao,Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology,cap of Rs 500 crore on compensation,amending Clause 17 (b),Bhopal Gas Tragedy,Union Carbide,scot-free,whether it was being done to help the American companies,Rs 500 crore cap on the compensation to be paid by an operator of a nuclear power plant in case of an accident.

○100614D Srilanka,
India chagrined at Lankan ties with Pakistan and China
(key) Even in the war against the LTTE, Sri Lankan forces are believed to have stockpiled arms and even sought help from military commanders from China and Pakistan before the final offensive against the LTTE.,India had at that time refused to supply what it considered “offensive weapons” to Sri Lanka that would have been used against the LTTE.、The Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Dejiang signed six agreements with Prime Minister DM Jayaratne including pacts on economic and technical cooperation, highways development, cooperation in information technology and communications, the development of maritime ports and the second phase of the Hambantota Port Development project

○100612C India,
Nalco to rope in partners for Indonesia project
(key) National Aluminium Company (Nalco),Rs 18,000 crore smelter and power plant project in Indonesia,Pt Antam, a government owned mining company of Indonesia and MEC (Middle East Coal) promoted by Ras Al Khaimah Minerals and Metals Investment of UAE,Rs 40,000 crore expansion plan incorporated in its Vision 2020,0.5 million tonne per annum aluminium smelter and 1260 Mw captive power plant (CPP) over 6,000 acres of land in East Kalimantan province of Indonesia,B.L. Bagra, director, finance, Nalco,Tata Consulting Engineers, Dastur & Co, Engineers,India (EIL) and Canadian firm, SNC Lavl,estimated at around Rs 2,700 crore

○100611A India,
RPower bags Indonesia coal mines
(key) Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Power Ltd,Reliance Coal Resources Ltd,4,000MW Krishnapatnam power project,in May 2008,Essar group and Tata Power,16 power plants with a total capacity of 33,780MW,seven coal-fired plants and seven hydroelectric plants,Aries coal mines in Indonesia,PT Bumi Resources,JSW Energy,70 per cent stake in South Africa-based Indian Ocean Mining Ltd

○100610C Srilanka,
Indo-Lanka ties reach new high
(key) President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Indian Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh,ndian Rupees 500 crore for the humanitarian relief,rehabilitation and resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs),railways set up several Vocational Training Centres,US$ 800 million offered by India for the railway projects,India-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement,National Thermal Power Corporation of India,Ceylon Electricity Board,building a 500 MW coal-fired power plant at Sampur (Trincomalee),requisite infrastructure support,Joint Venture Agreement, the Power Purchase Agreement, the Agreement with the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka,joint information mechanism on the possibility of oil and gas fields,India-Sri Lanka Maritime Boundary

○100609C India,
Infrastructure companies seeking project-specific financing
(key) vertical-specific fund-raising,mopping up finances at the parent company level,GMR Infrastructure,Rs465 crore from a consortium of investors led by IDFC,Rs 940 crore from the Singapore government-owned Temasek Holdings,Gayatri Projects,1,320 mw thermal power project, worth over Rs 5,000 crore, in Andhra Pradesh,PPA (power purchase agreement) or merchant,KG Naidu, CFO of Gayatri Projects,special purpose vehicles,Ashwin Parmar, director of business development, Patel Engineering,three hydropower projects ,combined capacity of 1,500 mw,IVRCL Infrastructures & Projects and Madhucon Projects

○100607B India,
NCP slams twin policies
(key) Itanagar,Arunachal Pradesh,Hydropower Policy, 2008,Arunachal Pradesh Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy, 2008,hazards related to ecology and demography,NCP state unit president Ngurang Pinch,eco-friendly manner and ensuring commensurate compensation,,rehabilitation and resettlement packages,117 Memorandum of Agreements,40 years without prior information,National Hydroelectric Power Corporation, North East Electrical Power Company, Reliance Energy Ltd, National Thermal Power Corporation, Bhilwara Energy Ltd, Mountain Fall India Pvt Ltd, J.P. Associates and ECI Engineering and Construction Company,Siang, Subansiri, Dibang and Lohit basins,mortgaged,Brahmaputra and Bay of Bengal

○100605D India,
N-plant buffers to turn into bird sanctuaries
(key) nuclear power plant,bird sanctuary,Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL),160 species of birds and animals,coffee-table
Our Flying Guests,Environment Stewardship Programme (ESP),World Environment Day,entire ecosystem

○インド:テロか、夜行列車が衝突 乗客ら80人死亡

○100528D India,
India going ahead with Tipai dam
(key) NHPC Limited,1500 MW Tipaimukh Hydro-Electric Project,India going ahead with Tipai dam,S K Garg, chairman and managing director of the NHPC,joint-venture company with the state government of Manipur and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Limited,69 percent share,Manipur government and SJVN Ltd will have 5 percent and 26 percent stakes respectively. ,Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh assured her Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina,Mohamed Mijarul Quayes, the Bangladeshi foreign secretary,Joint Rivers Commission in March,multipurpose storage dam on the Barak River in Churachandpur district of Manipur,flood mitigation in downstream area

○100527A India,
India finalises two new projects on Chenab
(KEY) River Chenab,2,000 MW,Karthai Dam,1,240 Megawatts,first phase of Karthai Dam will have generation capacity of 240 MW,Asian Development Bank,$800 million,Jammu and Kashmir Clean Power Development Investment Program,Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Corporation,May 20 in Srinagar,Kishtwar area,rate of Rs 1.44 per unit,GVK Power and Infrastructure Ltd bagged 690 MW Ratle Hydroelectric Power Project on March 10, 2010,Marusudar River,Drabshalla area of Kishtwar district,450 MW Baglihar-II power project,93 MW Ganderbal Power Project,Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Waters Jamaat Ali Shah,690 MW Ratle Hydropower Project
○100527B China,
'China has no plans to build dam over Brahmaputra in Tibet'
(key) Brahmaputra in Tibet,Ma Jiali, who is attached to state-run Institute of Contemporary International Relations,Tsang Po,Guardian,38 billion watt hydropower dam at the great bend of the Yarlung Tsangpo,Chinese military officials and hydrologists,relations with India and Bangladesh,external affairs minister SM Krishna’s visit to Beijing
○100527C Pakistan,
VIEW: The desire for peace ?Ikram Sehgal
(key) Kashmir has lingered for over 60 years,water dispute directly threatens the very survival of Pakistan,Jammu and Kashmir,77 percent dependency on water,World Bank,in 1960 that became known as the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT),rights to India over the eastern rivers Ravi, Beas and Sutlej,western rivers Indus, Jehlum and Chenab were allowed to Pakistan,precluding,Baglihar and two other controversial dams on River Chenab named Uri-1 and Uri-2,Kishanganga Hydropower Project,On April 29, 2010, Pakistan and India agreed to the resumption of a high-level dialogue,Pakistan and India need to avoid shortsighted policies for political point-scoring or short-term gains
○100527E India,
Neutral ground: rich valuations, project delays mark power sector
(key) In April, India’s power generation increased around 6.1% y-o-y, while total capacity was 159,648MW,Short-term power trading in India (for a trading period of less than a year) increased from 2.9% in 2007 and 3.3% in 2008 to 4.1% in 2009 of the total energy generated. ,Uncertainty surrounds NTPC’s 1,000MW under-construction project at Mauda near Nagpur, following a stop-work notice issued by the state government

○100526C China,
Yarlung Tsangpo? Dam it, say hydropower lobbyists
(KEY) upper reaches of the Brahmaputra river,Mr Zhang Boting, the deputy general secretary of the China Society for Hydropower Engineering,great bend of the Yarlung Tsangpo,India and Bangladesh,38 gigawatt hydropower plant,200 million tonnes of carbon each year,28 dams on the river,Mr Tashi Tsering, a Tibetan scholar of environmental policy at the University of British Columbia,next focus of government,huge expense, technical difficulties and political sensitivities of the scheme,Himalayan roof,long been a dream of the world's hydro-engineer,geo-engineering,Mr Peter Bossard of International Rivers,fragile ecosystem of the Tibetan plateau,withhold the river's sediments,Mr Jairam Ramesh, India's Environment Minister,India needs to be more aggressive in pushing ahead hydro projects

○100525C China,
China Plans World's Largest Dam in Tibet
(KEY) Three Gorges Dam,slightly change the spin of the Earth,Brahmaputra,Tsangpo,28 dams are planned for the Brahmaputra,Yan Zhiyong, the general manager of China Hydropower Engineering Consulting Group,giant dams is seismically unstable,Recent earthquakes in Sichuan,Province,Three Gorges Dam
○インド、2010年度は8.5%成長 シン首相が予想示す

○100524C India,
Global mining assets lose sheen for India Inc
)KEY) Australia,40 per cent super-profit tax,Indonesia,Africa,unviable,CESC Vice-Chairman Sanjiv Goenka,fraction,Coal India,Valuation is our only major area of concern,government-owned undertaking (PSU),International Coal Ventures Ltd (ICVL),Coal India, NTPC, NMDC, SAIL and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd

○100517C India,
Andhra may involve private firms in new power plants
(KEY) Andhra Pradesh,three new hydropower projects,combined installed capacity of 1,730MW,Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corp. Ltd (APGenco),Of its total capacity of 13,186.25MW, 2,363.17MW, or nearly 18%,a large portion it from gas-based projects,receives 2,963.22MW,272MW from the joint sector,to add 11,882MW of capacity by March 2016 at an estimated Rs68,130 crore,NTPC Ltd and Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd,653MW of hydel power projects ,between January 2011 and January 2013,APGenco has a power generation capacity of 7,587.86MW, comprising 3,882.5MW thermal, 3,703.36MW hydroelectric and 2MW wind power,960MW at Polavaram, 450MW at Kanthanpally and 320MW at Dummugudem,BOT (build, operate and transfer), BOOT (build, own, operate and transfer) and PPP (public-private partnership)

○100514C India,
Arunachal protests China dam move
(KEY) Arunachal Pradesh PWD minister Nabam Tuki,a dam over the Brahmaputra,Tsangpo in China,East Siang district,apprehensions,in 2000, took place because of China’s diversion of water,water resource commission,to construct the 500-MW hydel project,an annual operational plan,Trans-Arunachal Highway,completed within 2013

○100510E India,
2012 completion for Himachal's 800 MW Koldam project
(KEY) border of Bilaspur and Mandi districts,run-of-the river project,Himachal Pradesh,power potential of about 23,000 MW,6,480 MW have been harnessed,600 MW with the commissioning of Allain Duhangan, Malana II, Budhil, Chamera III and some other small projects.,3 hydropower projects in the state sector, six in central and joint sectors and 19 in the private sector with a combined generation capacity of 5,809.1 MW are being executed

○100509A India,
Maheshwar dam: PMO lifts ban on work
(KEY) BHOPAL,BJP-led Shivraj Singh Chouhan government,400MW Maheshwar hydropower project,Madhya Pradesh chief secretary Avani Vaish,full height of 17 metres,Fifteen gates of the project,lifted a ban,Union environment and forests ministry,April 23 stopped work,oustees,Prime Minister on April 28,Rs 3,000 crore,November 2010,36 crore litres to Indore and Dewas cities every day,at Mandaleshwar, West Nimar Dist, 108km south west of Indore, MP

○100508B India,
Officials shot at over room row
(KEY) North Eastern Electric Power Corporation,miscreants,Arunachal Pradesh’s West Kameng district,Bichom area,Bichom is around 230km from Tezpur in Assam and nearly 450km from Guwahati,600MW Kameng hydroelectric project started in 2005 and is expected to be commissioned by March 2011,cost Rs 2496 crore,two dams on the Bichom and Tenga rivers,,600 MW ( 4x150 )
○100508A Pakistan,
Kishanganga Hydropower Project
(KEY) dam on the Kishanganga River,22km between the Wullar Lake and Baramula,to connect Srinagar with Baramula,Neelum river,Azad Kashmir,river Jhelum,dam is near Kanzalwan,800MW power house,gets completed in 2016,1960 Indus Waters Treaty,27 per cent water deficit,1.6 billion dollars Neelum-Jehlum hydropower project,969 MW of electricity,upper Jhelum, upper Chenab, Lower Bari Doab canals, would dry Mangla dam,39-feet long and 40-feet wide, and would have a maximum storage capacity of 0.30 million acres feet of water,48,000 large dams in operation worldwide,ndia having 4,635 dams,just 72 dams,alal Dam Treaty in 1978

○100507B India,
Why Neogal Hydropower Project in Palampur does not deserve Carbon Credits
(KEY) OM Power Project,Carbon Credits under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM),United Nations Framework for Climate Change,Convention’s (UNFCCC),15 MW project to the Neogal river valley,Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh,Neogal is a perennial tributary of the Beas river,Dhauladhar hills,Neogal Watershed,40 such large and small kuhls,Palampur town and villages upto 30 Kms downstream ,Beas river
potential to generate 4500 MW of power

○100506B India,
(KEY) India and Pakistan, last for just 30 days,Indus Water Treaty,Pakistan’s federal minister for environment, Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi,Jammu and Kashmir issue,Jhelum and the Chenab,450-megawatt capacity in the first stage Baglihar dam in 2005,Ravi, Beas and Sutlej,33 million acre-feet (one acre-foot equals 43,560 cubic feet of water),one-fourth of the 136 mac that Pakistan got from the Indus river system.,18,653 mw from western rivers,India has 33 projects,Kishenganga project and the Tulbul navigation project,India and Pakistan
○100506C India,
NTPC plugging leakages in Tapovan project
(KEY) National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC),520-Mw Tapovan Vishnugad hydropower project,200 litres per second from 700 litres per second in December,Joshimath in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.,NTPC General Manger K K Singh,investment of Rs 800 crore,Dhauliganga, a tributary of Alaknanda, near Joshimath,12-km long underground tunnel,1.5-km from Joshimath,Secretary, Power, Utpal Kumar、to be commissioned in 2012-13,600-Mw Loharinag-Pala,Bhagirathi river in Uttarkashi district

○100501C Bhutan,
SAARC to prepare electricity roadmap
(KEY) Thimphu,16th SAARC summit,Thimphu Declaration,SAARC is considering electricity trading, supported by enabling markets in the member states,Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed,regional grid of electricity,Nepal has the potential of producing 90,000 megawatts,Bhutan can produce 30,000 megawatts,inter-government meeting in Dhaka,India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, the Maldives and Bangladesh
○100501E インド,


○100427A Pakistan,
Pakistan to approach WB over Kishanganga dispute
(KEY) Kishanganga underground hydropower project,Neelum/Kishanganga,World Bank (WB) for arbitration,1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT),river Neelum is at the north-eastern tip (in occupied Kashmir) of the 90-mile long picturesque Neelum Valley in Azad Kashmir,330 MW to 990 MW with a potential to divert the whole Neelum river waters,over three rivers: Indus, Jhelum and Chenab,utlej, Ravi and Beas,Sutlej, Ravi and Beas,969 MW Neelum-Jhelum hydropower project,Baglihar power project,A neutral expert, Mr Laffite of Switzerland
○100427C India,
ETA plans thermal power plant in Tamil Nadu
(KEY) Nagapattinam district,ETA Power Generation Ltd,Rs 5,200 crore for setting up a 2X660 Mega watt (Mw) power plant in Tamil Nadu,AA Sadagopan, director, ETA Power Generation Ltd,to be completed by March 2014,Power Trading Corporation,increase the production capacity to 2,000 Mw in 2-3 years,,5 million tonnes of coal from Indonesia,Nagapattinam port,100 Mw Hydro-based power plant in Himachal Pradesh

○100424C India,
NTPC to buy coal mines in Kazakhstan
(KEY) NTPC Ltd,two coal-based power plants in Kazakhstan,NTPC chairman and managing director R.S. Sharma,coal reserves of 35 billion tonnes,Ekibastuz GRES ? 1 & 2 power plants,Australian firm Macquarie,Indonesia, Australia, Mozambique and South Africa,to 50,000 MW from the current level of about 31,000 MW by 2012,about 145-150 million tonnes,import 14 million tonnes
○100424A India,
Himachal hydropower project gets environmental clearance
(KEY) Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal,Union Ministry of Environment and Forest,243-MW Kashang hydroelectric project in Kinnaur district,Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation (HPPCL),65 MW of power in the first stage,Asian Development Bank (ADB),Rs.297 crore for the first stage,Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation (HPPCL),Rs.453 crore to execute second and third stage ,HPPCL managing director Tarun Kapoor,including Sawara-Kuddu (111 MW) in Shimla district, Shongtong-Karchham (402 MW) in Kinnaur district, Renuka Dam in Sirmaur district and Sainj (100 MW) in Kullu district.,600 MW with the commissioning of Allain Duhangan, Malana II, Budhil, Chamera III and some other small projects.,power potential of about 23,000 MW,6,480 MW has been harnessed

○100422A China,
China admits to Brahmaputra project
After several years of denying the existence of any river project on the Brahmaputra, China has finally admitted to India that they are indeed building a hydropower project on the river. The admission, made for the first time by Chinese officials to India during the recent visit by foreign minister S M Krishna to Beijing, has brought a measure of transparency between the two countries, but also focused Indian interest in China's

○100419C India, Economic Times
Videocon plans 5000 MW power projects: Dhoot
Leading business conglomerate Videocon today said it has plans for generating 5,000 MW of power through projects in states like Gujarat, Chhatisgarh, Maharashtra and West Bengal. "In power sector, we have plans for 5000 MW projects in pipeline, as India has huge requirement for power," said VN Dhoot, chariman of Videocon group here today. "We are setting up a 1200 MW coal-based power plant at Pipavav in Gujarat.

○100413A India,
SJVN’s Nathpa Jhakri plant to become debt free by 2015
hydropower generator SJVN Ltd will repay Rs 3,800-crore loan, it took to fund the 1,500-mw Nathpa Jhakri plant in Himachal Pradesh by 2015. The unpaid loan on the plant is Rs 1,200-1,300 crore. Of this, about Rs 750 crore is due to Power Finance Corporation (PFC), Rs 200 crore to Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) and Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) each and Rs 150 crore to German bank KfW, company sources said.

○100412A India,
NHPC is seeking approval for 10,000 mw projects: Chairman
For several years NHPC has been driving government’s initiative to harness the country’s hydro power potential. In the last one year, the company added over 1000 mw of generation capacity or 20% of its current total installed capacity. It completed an IPO recently and is now eyeing to expand its overseas presence. Chairman and managing director S K Garg spoke to the Subhash Narayan. Excerpts:

○100410C India,
Activists call for conservation of Himalayan rivers
Opposing big dams, top social activists of Uttarakhand today called for a separate long-term policy for the conservation of Himalayan rivers and greater participation of locals in the development of hydropower projects. At a two-day conclave here, Chipko leader Sunderlal Bahuguna, social activist Anil P Joshi and others came together and issued 13-point recommendations to the Centre and the state government asking them to
○100411A India,
Arunachal has potential to meet 43% of country's energy requirements
Itanagar: Union Minister of State for Power Bharat Sinh Solanki has called for expeditious harnessing of hydropower in North Easter region which has the potential to meet 43 per cent of the country's requirements. "Such a move is the need of the hour to overcome the country’s power crisis and reduce the impact of global warming caused by carbon generating thermal plants and industries," Solanki told power developers at the
○100411B India,
NTPC's Tapovan Vishnugad project comes under fire
After the suspension of 600 Mw Loharinag Pala, NTPC’s 520 Mw Tapovan Vishnugad hydropower project in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is now facing the ire of local people and politicians. An investment of Rs 800 crore is proposed in the project on the Dhauliganga river, a tributary of Alaknanda which is proposed near the hill resort of Joshimuth. A delegation of the ruling BJP led by local MLA Kedar Singh Fonia called on
○インド、高炉計画相次ぐ 粗鋼生産能力、4倍へ

○100409G India,
India 2009-10 power output up 6.6% yoy
India's power output grew an annual 6.6% in the last financial year, the highest in three years, despite coal shortages and less hydroelectric generation, the Central Electricity Authority said in a report. The regulator in a recent report said India produced nearly 771.2 billion kilowatt hours in the last fiscal that ended on March 31, up from 723.8 billion kilowatt hours a year ago.

○100407D India,
1,400-Mw nuclear plant on anvil in MP
(Tags:) BHEL-Nuclear Power Corporation India Ltd (NPCIL), 1,400-Mw nuclear power plant,existing Bhopal plant,Chutka (near Jabalpur), Narmada river in Mandla district,two units of 700 Mw each, executive director of BHEL Bhopal unit MK Dubey,demand supply gap of power over 1,500 Mw this year,demand touched 7,700 Mw,supply stayed at 6,000 Mw, Madhya Pradesh Power Generating Company Limited (MPPGCL),Rs 500 crore for nuke power station turbines,
○100407E India,
BHEL to start work on clean coal energy plant
(tags;) Coal Gassification Combined Cycle (ICGCC), Rs 2,500 crore plant , Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh , Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), A V Krishnan, executive director, BHEL-Tiruchirappali (Tiruchy), 182 mega watt plant, Department of Science, ApGenco and BHEL, conventional pulverised coal (PC) fired power plant, demonstration plant at Tiruchy
○インド毛派が警官隊を襲撃、75人死亡 過去最悪の犠牲

○100405C Pakistan,
India accused of waging water war
Water is emerging as the latest issue fuelling tensions between India and Pakistan as Pakistani farmers are accusing India of stealing their water and India plans to construct hydroelectric power projects on the Indus River. Pakistani officials say that India is violating the Indus Waters Treaty, a World Bank-brokered agreement signed by both countries in 1960. Rivers flow into Pakistan after originating in the Himalyan Indus Basin
○100405E Pakistan,
Could Melting Glaciers Force Indo-Pak Water Cooperation?
India and Pakistan are sparring over water-sharing in the Indus River basin. But some environmental experts say the ominous forces of climate change in the Himalayas might force the two countries to play nice ? eventually. Himalayan glaciers are slowly melting and experts say the Indus River, a lifeline for farmers in Punjab and a hydropower source for Kashmir, will be the most affected in coming decades. There could be floods

○100402C India,
Uttarakhand CM protests plan to scrap dam projects
Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal,environment minister Jairam Ramesh,two power projects of 861 mw,Bhagirathi,Issues like water management of Ganga and its tributaries,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh,environmental concerns over a sharp drop in water availability

○100401B India, Economic Times
PM signals readiness to redraft N-liability bill
The civil nuclear liability bill will be rewritten, following Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement that the government was ready to discuss deficiencies in the legislation that could not be introduced in Parliament because of the Opposition's protests. Talking to reporters on the sidelines
○100401D India,
India proposes talks with Iran on pipeline
Seeking to revive talks that have been on freeze for almost three years, India on Wednesday proposed dialogue with Iran to discuss impediments in implementation of the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project. Petroleum Minister Murli Deora met Iran’s Deputy Minister for
○米印、新経済協議を開始へ ガイトナー財務長官が6日訪印

○100326C Environment,
External agency brought in to review IPCC
he United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is set to be under review after receiving a series of criticism. To resolve these many errors, the UN has introduced a panel of academics, the InterAcademy Council (a separate body from the United Nations), to review

○100321B India,
FICCI bats for nuclear liability bill to win 'next frontier'
Calling nuclear power as the "next frontier" where investments in India will come, the FICCI chief hopes the controversial civil nuclear liability bill goes through Indian parliament to bring in more foreign companies. "Issue is India is power starved," Rajan Bharti Mittal, president of the
○100321C India,
South India will get K-G gas by 2012, says Petroleum Secy
South India will start getting natural gas produced from the Krishna-Godavari basin from 2012, the Union Petroleum Secretary, Mr S. Sundareshan, told a press conference here today. Stressing that he was “extremely concerned about (gas) pipeline connectivity to Tamil Nadu”
○100322A India, Economic Times
States get invite as hydropower projects put on the fast track
THE government has put large hydro-power projects on the fast track with an empowered group of ministers asking states to come forward
with proposals. Large hydel projects have been envisaged on the lines of the coal-based ultra mega power projects (UMPPs). “A group of
●100322B India,
Akhara Parishad opposes Bhagirathi hydel projects
The All-India Akhara Parishad, an apex body of sadhus and seers, has sought a blanket ban on all the hydropower projects on Bhagirathi river in the Uttarakashi area of Uttarakhand. The Parishad, an influential body, is beginning a dharna from Monday at Har-Ki-Pauri in Haridwar to press

○東芝など企業連合、インド都市整備受注へ 政府が側面支援

○100316G India,
Greens lambast Nuclear Bill
Environmentalists and antinuclear activists say the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill (2009) which exempts foreign companies from legal liabilities in case of a nuclear accident and proposes a low cap of Rs 500 crores is unconstitutional and undermines public safety. “The Bill to be tabled in the parliament not only allows US companies to go scot free in case of a nuclear mishap but also uses Indian taxpayers money to pay
○100316H India,
India expands Russian reactor deal
India 'Roadmap' includes four more Russian reactors at Kudankulam . . . but ruling coalition withdraws bill to cap liability for U.S. firms after protests from left-wing parties, 15 March (NucNet): India has agreed a ‘roadmap’ for the construction of further nuclear power plants in the country in cooperation with Russia. Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh said on March 12 that the roadmap for additional nuclear plants was
○100316I India,
Indian farmers battle against nuclear plant
A robust people's movement against a major nuclear power project has built up in a cluster of small villages on India's picturesque Konkan coast. The BBC's Zubair Ahmed reports: Some 350km (220 miles) from India's commercial capital, Mumbai, lies the village of Madban overlooking the vast expanse of the Arabian Sea. It is in this village that a 10,000 megawatt nuclear power plant is proposed - and farmers and fishermen, backed

○100315B Pakistan,
Is Pakistan Ready for Water War?
There is a realization the world over that future wars would be on depleting water resources and this, I fear, is particularly true in the case of Pakistan. We have miserably failed to build water reservoirs and protect our water rights on three rivers - Indus, Jhelum and Chenab, on which Pakistan has priority rights under the Indus Water Treaty.
○100315C India,
Only 66% of hydro capacity target is likely to be met
The hydro electricity capacity addition during the 11th Plan (2007-12) may be 34% lower than the target, according to a mid-term review. The government had set a target of 15,627 mw of hydro generation capacity addition for the 11th Plan, of which only 10,347 mw is may be completed. The hydro capacity addition target accounts for 19% of the total power capacity addition target of 78,700 mw for the 11th Plan period.
○国営のインド石油天然ガス公社、10年で200億ドルの海外投資 権益取得へ

Power situation to improve by ’12: Govt
State Power Minister Pradyut Bardoloi today told the Assembly that the power scenario would witness considerable improvement by 2012-13 with the commissioning of the revived 1,250-MW Bongaigaon Thermal Power Station (BTPS). Replying to a call attention by Pradip Hazarika (AGP) who cited a recent newspaper report and sought a clarification on the prospect of completion of the Amguri gas-based thermal power

○100310B India, Economic Times
Pak takes water route to attack India
Water sharing is becoming yet another irritant in the Indo-Pak relationship with Lashkar founder Hafiz Saeed’s rhetoric against India on
the matter being seen as part of the Pakistani propaganda. At a public rally, Saeed accused India of constructing illegal dams and diverting water from Pakistani rivers and went on to launch a movement against India. The fact that Saeed, who is seen as a proxy for the ISI,

○100307E India,
Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam target 6500 MW

○100303C India,
Jaypee to seekhigher tariffs if China diverts water
China has reportedly set in motion a $62 bn scheme to divert the tributaries of the Brahmaputra Following reports that China plans to divert water from the Brahmaputra river, Jaiprakash Hydro-Power Ltd (JHPL) has sought to raise tariff for power generated from its project in Arunachal Pradesh if the water discharge becomes limited. The Jaypee Group company is developing the 2,700MW Lower Siang hydroelectric

○100228G India, Economic Times
Budget 2010: Impact on sectors that investors need to follow
The Finance Minister tabled the Union Budget for the next financial year on Friday. The significant proposals in this budget include a hike in the
slabs of individual income tax, levy of Re 1 per litre as excise duty on petrol and diesel, hike in the peak excise duty, hike in excise duty for luxury cars, higher allocation for road infrastructure development, hike in the MAT rate, higher custom duty on crude oil and reduction in the tax ...

○100227E India,
India’s aluminium giant Nalco plans big expansion
India’s public sector aluminium giant National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco) has taken up a Rs 50,000 crore expansion programme. The company has decided to take up the third phase expansion project to increase capacity. The expansion will be completed in 8-9 years involving a capital outlay of Rs 50,000 crore. In FY11, the company will spend Rs 1,500 crore towards capex. Nalco plans to increase its capacity from ...

○100226H India,
Speed Up Regulatory Changes For Pvt Entry in N-Sector

○100225A Nepal,
Indian investment in Nepal Challenges and opportunities
○100225H India,
I have zero friends in government Jairam

○100224F Nepal,
GMR resumes works
○100224G India,
RIL produces 10 BCM of natural gas from D6 fields
○100224H India,
First mega independent power transmission project in India

○100222A Pakistan,
US in consultation with India, Pak to help resolve water dispute
○100222B Pakistan,
Pak shelves plan of moving to World Bank over water disputes with India
○100222C Pakistan,
India plans dam on River Chenab
○100222E Myanmar,
India to Invest in Chinese Pipeline in Arakan
○100222G India,
Why did Shyam Saran quit, BJP asks government
○100222H India,
India planning to develop 25000 MW of gas fired plants
○100222I Bangladesh,
Bangladesh signs power plant deal with India

○100220F Nepal,
India concerned about Upper Marsyangdi row

○100217E India, shimbun.denki
India to pursue thermal efficiency improvement for coal-fired power generation

○100211C Pakistan, paktribune
Indian Indus Water Commissioner rules out war over water issue

○1000209B Pakistan, thenews
Pakistan to raise water issue with India
○100209B Pakistan, dawn
India agrees to provide Chenab flow data

○100207E India, business-standard
GMR bets further on power

○100205E India, steelguru
Pans for 10 fold nuclear power capacity underway in India
○100205F India, sakaaltimes
Dabhol power project eyes 1,940 MW mark

○100204C India, business-standard
GMR Infra set to refinance Rs 3,500-cr debt

●100202E India, financialexpress
Time to think of gas-based UMPPs

○100131F India, Economic Times
NTPC undertakes 17 projects to have 75,000 MW capacity by 2017

○100129F India, Economic Times
ONGC in pact with Angola's Sonangol
○100129G India, Economic Times
NTPC plans capex of over Rs 29,000 cr in FY 2011

○100126E India, Economic Times
NTPC faces penalty for failing to fire up coal mines

●100124D India, assamtribune
Use of Brahmaputra water Panel to examine prior use claim

○100122C India, stockwatch
Tata Power sees growth with under construction Project
○100122D India, Economic Times
Power consumption set to double by next decade
○100122E India, Economic Times
Dabhol may house NTPC's 2000 mw gas-based plant

○100121B India, littleabout
Himachal farmers protest against hydropower dam project,himachal-farmers-protest-hydropower-dam-project.html

●100120C India, livemint
India, China build parliaments for better Africa ties
○100120D India, Economic Times
Gail to buy 4% in Myanmar-China project

●100119D India, steelguru
NTPC to double capacity by 2017
○100119E India, businessweek
L&T to Borrow $4.4 Billion for Indian Power Plants

●100118C India, Economic Times
UMPPs to single co capped at 3

○100117D India, telegraphindia
Project delay to trigger power cut

○100114E India, Economic Times
RRVUPN bags mega power status for its projects

●100111E India, Economic Times
UPA to meet power target

○100110F India, Economic Times
PGCIL to ink MoU for India and Sri Lanka power link

○100108A India, Economic Times
Border tensions hit ONGC’s exploration work in J&K
○100108B India, littleabout
Ansari meets Zambian leaders, two countries sign bilateral pact,ansari-meets-zambian-leaders-countries-sign-bilateral-pact.html

○100106E India, Economic Times
JSW Energy plans Rs 40,000 cr investment to develop 8,000 MW

○100105D India, Economic Times
Power cos may be told to tread green path

●100104D India, Economic Times
Good news on hydel

○100101D India, assam tribune
Power producers seek prompt clearances

○091231A India, Economic Times
ONGC, GAIL to take 12.5% stake in Chinese gas pipeline
●091231B India, Economic Times
ONGC strikes new natural gas field in Tripura
○091231C India, Economic Times
NTPC Inks Deal With Bhutan For 600 MW Hydel Project
●091231D India, Economic Times
India-Japan talks: PM puts CTBT onus on US, China

○091229F India, Economic Times
J&K to tap 6760 MW hydel power in 12th plan

●091228F India, express india
First time, Japan investing more in India than China, PM on way

○091225D India, tradingmarkets
Gas supply from KG-D6 basin has improved power supply

○091224I Bhutan, waterpowermagazine
India and Bhutan in hydro deal

○091223D Bhutan, tha indian
India-Bhutan ink 12 agreements

○091222D Nepal, thehimalayantimes
Mahakali Treaty Outcome of economic nationalism
○091222F India, livemint
NTPCs mining plan held up over approvals

○091218B Power, starnewsonline
GE Hitachi working with Mich. utility on advanced nuclear reactor

○091216F India,
Himachal seeks 12 percent free power in Bhakra-Beas projects

○091215D India, steelguru
NPCIL hopes to buy land for projects in 18 months

○091214D India, financialexpress
Major upsides for NTPC
○091214F Bhutan, dnaindia
Tata Power to commission first unit of Dagachhu in 2013

○091213C India, dailyindia
Hydropower project uproots houses in Himachal's Satluj Valley
○091213D India, expressbuzz
France plans to set up two EPRs in India

○091211C India, livemint
Analyse cost-benefit carefully: World Bank

○091210B India, steelguru
JSW Energy to commission hydel project in Himachal by 2015

●091207D India, uk.reuters
Coal throbs at the heart of India growth engine

○091204E India, hindustantimes
India to reduce carbon emission by 25% by 2020
○091204F India, trak
India follows China’s footsteps, to announce emission cuts today

○091202E India, steelguru
Uttarakhand to lodge claim for Tehri dam
○091202F India, sify
Kashmir planning 310 power projects

○091201B India, livemint
Project execution delays will mar growth prospects: NHPC Ltd
○091201C India, financialexpress
NTPC to acquire coal blocks in Indonesia

○091129C India, sindhtoday
Work begins on ADB-funded hydropower project in Himachal
○091129D India, indianexpress
Land acquisition for Jaitapur project by Jan: state to NPCIL
●091129E India, telegraphindia
Holes in China green plan
○091129F India, business-standard
Centre takes steps to revive stalled Uttarakhand hydropower projects

○091127J India, himachal
Tribal Kinnaur up in arms against hydropower development in Himachal

○091126D India, equitybulls
Jindal Steel & Power arm to set up 1600 MW Hydro Electric Power Project
○091126E India, pepei.pennnet
India's BHEL signs $1.2bn contract for Uttar Pradesh coal plant's-BHEL-signs-$12bn-contract-for-Uttar-Pradesh-coal-plant/
○091126F India, beta.thehindu
Fifth nuclear reactor commissioned in Rajasthan
●091126G India, steelguru
Acute coal shortage to push up import
○091126H India, timesofindia.indiatimes
‘Jairam’s volte-face halts power projects'

○091124C Nepal, ncrsamaylive
India-Nepal finalise action plan for Pancheshwar Project
○091124E Nepal, waterpowermagazine
Pancheswor project moves ahead

○091123D Nepal, ekantipur
NEPAL-INDIA TALKS: Pancheshwor in troubled waters
○091123E Nepal, xinhuanet
Nepal, India to set up Pancheshwor Development Authority

●091122D India, online.wsj
U.S. and India Hone Nuclear Pact for Singh's Arrival

●091119D India, ummid
BHEL sets up new UHV Transformer Manufacturing Facility at Bhopal
○091119H India, dnaindia
Patel Engg completes land buys for Tamil Nadu plant

○091115D India, thehindubusinessline
Nalco to partner NPC for n-power project

○091113F India, steelguru
Insufficient steam coal output to hit power projects in India
○091113H India, livemint
China dams may hit plans in Arunachal
○091113I India, ptinews
Bahuguna criticises Sikkim govt on hydel projects

○091112G India,
Kalpakkam atomic power station to resume generation
○091112J Bangladesh, thefinancialexpress
Govt to revive tri-nation gas pipeline talks

●091110D India, steelguru
USD 250 billion investments needed in power sector - Study
○091110E India, in.reuters
GE hopes to build at least one Indian nuclear plant
○091110F India, macauhub
Consortium approves first stage of Benga coal venture in Mozambique
○091110G India, Economic Times
Alstom India in talks with Bhel, NPCIL to be a part of JV

○091109D India, steelguru
11th Plan target of 78000 MW is achievable - Me Shinde

○091108O India, business-standard
Maheshwar power project on track

○091106I China, hindu
China reassures India on dam projects

○091105D India, zeenews
RS agency spots China’s dam on Brahmaputra
○091105E India, moneycontrol
Adani Power to expand capacity at Tiroda to 3,300 MW
●091105I India, Economic Times
China denies building dams on Brahmaputra: Foreign secretary

○091104E India, topnews
At nuclear plant site, another village says no

○091102A India, Economic Times
Power sector requires $250bn investment in next 8 yrs: Study
○091102B India, Economic Times
Japan aims to bury greenhouse gas emissions

○091101E India, mydigitalfc
Tata Power enters into JV with SN Power
●091101F India, energytribune
India Opening Power Sector to Private Investment, Coal Still the Fuel of Choice
●091101H Congo,in.reuters
India grants Congo $263 mln in infrastructure loans

●091030E India, indiajournal
India, China Agree to Maintain Peace on Border
○091030F India, indiajournal
France to Start Work at Maharashtra Nuclear Power Plant
○091030G India, dnaindia
CESC scouting for coal mine overseas

○091028C India, mangalorean
Karnataka blames Jairam Ramesh for delay in power projects

○091027B India, bloomberg
India, China Border Dispute May Overshadow Meetings with Russia

○091026C India, ptinews
PM's package in Arunachal to be expedited: Khandu

●091023C India, machinist
Toshiba JSW gets US$90 million loan from JBIC for Chennai facility
○091023D India, telegraphindia
Orissa HC admits dam dispute petition

●091022C India, business-standard
Request for qualification for UMPPs likely by Jan '10
○091022D India, business-standard
NELP-VIII attracts $1.34 bn investment, says govt
○091022E India, thaindian
Manmohan leaves for Thailand Friday, likely to meet China PM
○091022F India, business-standard
Invensys to provide technology for Tata Power's Mundra project
○091022G India, beta.thehindu
India, China and water security
●091022H India, thaindian
India- China sign agreement to address climate change
○091022I India, dailyindia
China, India rivalry could spin out of control, warn experts

○091021D India, morungexpress
UPA under pressure to act fast on China
○091021E India, hindustantimes
No Chinese dam over Brahmaputra PM assures Arunachal
○091021F India, business-standard
Indonesian shock for Indian power plants

○091019C India, Economic Times
US hedge fund plans to invest Rs 500 cr in hydropower cos
○091019D India, business-standard
Power tariff hike likely as NTPC mulls passing on cost burden
○091019E India, etaiwannews
India's natural gas tied up in $17B family feud

○091017G Mynmar, irrawaddy
Further Exploration of Rich Shwe Gas Field Set to Begin
○091017F Nepal, telegraphnepal
China Study Centers could cement Nepal-India-China ties
○091017H Inia, mangalorean
We need to resolve boundary issue with China: Nirupama Rao
○091017I India, mizzima
Silence is Golden: Has India’s silence finally paid-off?
○091017J India,dnaindia
First transit access to India a 'test case': Bangladesh
●091017L India, sify
Northeast frets, but India can do little on China's Brahmaputra dam

○091016B India, indiatoday.intoday
Chinese PM to meet Manmohan in Thailand
●091016D China, zeenews
China building dam on Brahmputra River
●091016H India, expressindia
India to take Arunachal to right fora
○091016I India, blog.taragana
India saved 10.7 billion kilowatt of power, says Shinde
○091016J India, thaindian
India to ask China if it is building dam on Brahmaputra

○091015E India,
Andhra allows private power producers to sell in open market

○091014D India, mydigitalfc
Nelp-VIII ends in a whimper, RIL abstains
○091014I India, worldpoliticsreview
India Set to Emerge on Global Nuclear Stage

○091012C India, gulfnews
Standing up for environmental responsibility
○091012D India, steelguru
Capacity expansion plans for Kakrapar Atomic Power Station

●091011D India, beta.thehindu
Iran opts for China to develop Azadegan oilfield
○091011E India, domain-b
BHEL to reboot offshore equipment business

○091010I India, rttnews
Obama Transmits Report On Indo-U.S. N-Deal To Congress
●091010J India, thepeninsulaqatar
Nuclear Power Corp targets 63,000 MW of atomic energy by 2032
○091010K India, sify
Indiabulls to supply 1,000 Mw to Tata Power
○091010L India, steelguru
Brakel hydel projects in Himachal Pradesh cancelled

○091009F India, timesofindia.indiatimes
Natural gas unit planned to fight industrial power crisis
○091009G India, kseboa
Capacity reduced to 1844MW - RGPPL increases power tariff from to Rs.4.40 unit

○091007E India, steelguru
Transmission privatization clause removed from power policy
○091007F India, steelguru
Torrent Power to increase Sugen project capacity to 4,500 MW
○091007G India, steelguru
NELP VIII presents many opportunities in upstream hydrocarbons
○091007H India, steelguru
India denies reports on quitting gas pipeline deal with Iran

○091006B India, edition cnn
The high stakes of melting Himalayan glaciers
●091006C India, bloomberg
Coal India May Complete Mine Acquisition This Year
○091006D India, scoop
When media propagates a China-India war
●091006E India, sify
Chhattisgarh to add 50,000 MW thermal power

○091005C India,
Second phase of Baglihar hydel project to start in six months
●091005D India, newstoday
India, US hope to clinch agreement

●091003E India, business-standard
GE aims $6 billion revenues from India in 3-4 years
○091003F India, steelguru
ABB India bags major order from PGCIL
○091003G Indonesia, in.reuters
C&O sees Indonesia coal purchases up 20 pct in 2010

○091002A Pakistan, groundreport
Water War Possible Between India and Pakistan
●091002B India, Economic Times
Satluj Jal Vidyut, NHPC to set up power project in Manipur
○091002G India, livemint
Govt eases eligibility norms in revised mega power policy

○090930C India, blog.taragana
We can build n-plants up to 3,000-4,000 MW: L&T
●090930D India, businesswire
USIBC Applauds India’s Allotment of Nuclear Sites for U.S. Technology
●090930E India, telegraphindia
PM bets on nuke power potential
○090930F India, english.chosun
India Poised for Major Expansion of Nuclear Power

○090929C India, Economic Times
Tata Power scouts for coal blocks abroad

○090928C India, economictimes.indiatimes
Power ministry to ask BHEL to expedite supply of equipment
○090928D India, zikkir
Planning Commission study says ONGC, OIL gas prices too low
○090928E India, google
Indian police quiz Chinese over chimney collapse

●090927B India, thehindubusinessline
Fossil fuel subsidy phase-out may be difficult at one go

○090926G India, home.kyodo
Japan ready to offer support on climate change to India: Hatoyama

○090925C India, netindian
NELP-VIII and CBM-IV road show held in Perth
○090925D India, webnewswire
CLP India concludes financing arrangements for 1320 MW Jhajjar Power Plant

○090924A India, news
World Bank approves $4.3-bn loan for India
○090924B India, Economic Times
India can learn lessons from China, says Jairam Ramesh
○090924C India, Economic Times
Construction of India’s neutrino-detection lab opposed by environmentalists

○090923C India, ptinews
NTPC may sign deal with RIL this week for natural gas

○090922E India, thehindubusinessline
NTPC exploring tie-ups with oil PSUs for NELP-VIII bid
●090922F India,
India's Climate Change Forecast

○090921D India, Economic Times
National Aluminium plans nuclear power plant
○090921E India, dnaindia
Coal India vets EoIs from 52 global firms

○090920C India, indiaprwire
CLP India concludes financing arrangements for 1320 MW Jhajjar Power Plant

●090918I India, prminds
Indian Coal Industry

○090918E India, thehindubusinessline
NTPC to expand power generation capacity
○090918F India, india-server
Himachal Pradesh To Explore Hydropower Fund Creation
○090918G India, pib.nic
CERC notifies tariff regulations for green power

●090917E India, industrialinfo
India's NPCIL in Talks with GE-Hitachi Nuclear on Six Nuclear Reactors of 9,000 Megawatts
○090917F India, industrialinfo
Indian Power Sector Faces $102 Billion Shortage of Funds

○090915A India, hydroworld
Construction contract awarded for India's Gosikhurd Hydel project

●090913E India, Economic Times
Investment in coal suddenly becomes hot favourite
●090913F India, steelguru
India buys 1.3 million tonnes of SA thermal coal in August
○090913D India, thehindubusinessline
Power Trading Corporation Buy

●090912E India, online.wsj
India Nuclear Power This FY Pwr Generation Target 19,000M Units
○090912F Indonesia, ptinews
Excellent response to auction of oil & gas blocks Deora

○090911E India, expressindia
Ensure RIL supplies gas at cheaper rates NTPC
○090911F India, economictimes
‘Despite govt policy, RIL can supply gas at $2.34’

●090910K India, bloomberg
NTPC Hires Macquarie for Indonesia Coal Mine Purchase
●090910L India, tradingmarkets

○090909G India, risingkashmir
Baghlihar Dam eroding road, taking lives
○090909G India, indiainfoline
Nuclear Power Corp may increase generation by 50% report

○090908F India, bloomberg
South African Coal Exports May Rise on Sales to India
○090908G India, timesofindia.indiatimes
Clinton Foundation to set up 3000MW solar plant in Gujarat

●090906I Nepal, kashmirwatch
Geopolitical Dimension of Nepal-China Relation
○090906J India, arabianoilandgas
OIL reveals $5 billion Iran investment plans

●090906C India, kashmirwatch
The Wrongdoings of Uri Project-II ‘diplomatically’ justified limitations
●090906D India, timesofindia.indiatimes
CERC caps power rates at Rs 11/unit

○090905A India, in.reuters
India's BHEL eyes $2.5 bln orders in 4-6 wks

○090903D India, upstreamonline
India eyes KG D6 gas for power plants

○090902G India, hindu
We can tackle drought, says Manmohan Singh

○090901A India, tribuneindia
Power politics weakening projects
○090901B India, in.reuters
India's state-run NHPC makes tepid debut

○090831C India, mydigitalfc
Tax sop for supercritical power gear on cards

○090830D India, nst
Vast Indian oil field starts production in Rajasthan
○090830E India, thaindian
India, China to join hands on studying climate change in Tibet

○090829G India, samaylive
India concerned over China think tank's proposal on emissions

○090828E India, en.cop15
India to rich nations Call our bluff
○090828H India, business-standard
Govt approves Rs 40,000-cr power equipment order

○090827G India, livemint
NTPC in talks with ONGC, OIL to bid jointly for oil, gas blocks

○090826F India, reuters
India may build $5.1 bln power station in Iran - govt
○090826G India,
Himachal approves 311 mini-hydro projects since December 2007

○090825J India, tradingmarkets
○090825L India, domain-b
NTPC agrees to buy LNG from GAIL at $8 per mmBtu news

●090812A India, gulfnews
Melting glaciers bring Delhi and Beijing to table
●090812B India, newsweek
He Protests Too Much India is already going green.
●090812C India, ndustrialinfo
Jindal Power to Build 4,500-MW Etalin Hydroelectric Project in Arunachal Pradesh

●090801A India, officialwire
Indian Electricity Generation Is Expected To Increase By 86.8% During 2008 To 2018
●090801B India, thehindubusinessline
NHPC rises to new highs to light up Leh, Kargil
●090801C India, domain-b
Petronet LNG to invest Rs14,500 crore by 2011 news

●090723A India, economictimes
Govt to relaunch NELP VIII on August 8
●090723B India, assamtribune
WB report blames geographical isolation
●090723C India, business-standard
'We are working on 4,622 Mw...identified another 14,000 Mw'
●090723D India, assamtribune
GU to study downstream impact of Subansiri project
●090723E India, indopia
Loss in power generation due to drying up of coal stocks

●090715A India, bloomberg
Clinton Seeks to Resolve India Nuclear Arms Dispute
●090715B India, indiainfoline
India has 15,000-20,000 MW power shortfall: Shinde
●090715C India,steelguru
Open up nuclear sector in India for private players
●090715D India, ivemint
Supreme Court lifts ban on Subansiri hydropower projects
●090715E India, business-standard
Ministry to seek PM's support to raise coal prices
●090715F India, hindu
NTPC to set up 4,000 MW power plant in Chhattisgarh

●090708A India, Economic Times
Govt rules out putting cap on number of UMPP alloted to a firm
●090708B India, Economic Times
Govt revokes coal supplies to 25 pvt power cos
●090708C India, Economic Times
JSW Energy plans 3,200 MW power plant, to invest Rs 15,000 cr
●090708D India, Economic Times
Jaypee to merge JP Power with Jaiprakash Hydro Power

●090703A India, economictimes
Power minister to dedicate 510 MW Teesta V to the nation
●0907903B India, business-standard
Government looks at coal, gas to beat power shortfalls
●090703C India, himachal
Nathpa-Jhakri 1500 MW plant in Himachal achieves record generation in June
●090703D India, dnaindia
Patel Engg nears land buys for power plants
●090703E India, himachal
Himachal Signs MoU With Hydropower Producers For Sharing Hydrological Data
●090703F India, Economic Times
Govt may take action against RIL on KG gas

●090625A India, Economic Times
India says no to compensation for blocking Chenab in Aug ・8
●090625B India, Economic Times
'India should look at generating cheaper power'
●090625C India, himachal
CPI(M) seeks action against power company for environment damage in Himachal

●090616A India, livemint
Dibang project still awaits public hearing
●090616B India, bloomberg
India to Name NHPC Director, Paving Way for IPO by September
●Mahagenco to set up 1,320 mw thermal project near Dhule
12 Jun 2009, 0130 hrs IST, Pradeep Pandey, ET Bureau,MUMBAI
In a move that could reduce power shortage in Maharashtra, the state power generation company Mahagenco has decided to set up a 1,320 mega watt greenfield thermal power project at Dondaiche near Dhule. Confirming this, Mahagenco managing director Subrat Ratho told ET that the power generation firm has submitted a proposal to this effect to the state government.
●Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage via Himachal a better option Dhumal
Jun 11th, 2009 at 7:30 pm | By NVO Bureau | Category: Himachal, News, Tourism New Delhi:
Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister, has urged the Union Minister for External Affairs to consider the option of routing the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage through Himachal Pradesh which would be more convenient and of short duration.
●Himachal CM for generation tax on hydropower
Posted by Ravinder Makhaik on Jun 11th, 2009 in Business, News. Follow comments via RSS 2.0.
Shimla: While emphasizing on the need for harnessing hydro electric potential to sustaining the nations growth, chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal made a case for levying generation tax on hydropower to provide for additional revenues in a resource deficient state.
●CPI(M) seeks action against power company for environment damage in Himachal
Posted by Ravinder Makhaik on Jun 11th, 2009 in News. Follow comments via RSS 2.0.
Shimla: Communist Party of India (Marxists) has sought action against Jaiprakash Associates hydropower company executing the mega 1000 MW Karcham Wangtoo project in Kinnaur for having illegally extracted a herb from around the project site, leaving the mountainside exposed to soil erosion and landslides.

●090531A India, Economic Times
Hydro projects feel slowdown heat
●090531B India, sindhtoday
Delhi benefits from record hydropower in Himachal
●090531C India, hindu
Big push to rural electrification on cards

●090525A India, Economic Times
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, L&T to develop nuclear power plant
●090525B India, livemint
Power transmission project to link North-East delayed
●090525C India, Economic Times
Reliance Power to invest Rs 12,000 cr in Arunachal Pradesh

●090518A India, Economic Times
CERC to set new criteria of power generation, transmission
●090518B India, Economic Times
NTPC ties up Rs 8,500-cr SBI loan
●090518C Pakistan, pakobserver
Pakistan, India talks at PCIW level by end of current month

●090507A India,livemint
India has 12% power shortage, figure may get higher experts
●090507B India, thehindubusinessline
NHPC taking up projects worth Rs 45,000 cr in Myanmar, Bhutan

●090420A India, Economic Times
PowerGrid to spend about 20,000 cr in UMPPs by 2012
●090420B India, Economic Times
Power Grid Corp earmarks Rs 12,000-crore capex for FY 10

●090409A India, thaindian
Himachal signs power project agreement with Brakel
●090409B India, economictimes.indiatimes
Power list gets nod for KG gas

●090405A India, Economic Times
GSPC strikes gas discovery in KG 21 well
●090405B India, Economic Times
Energy boost for India as KG gas flows

●090402C India, Economic Times
RIL's KG-D6 block gas project goes on steam

●090328B India, economictimes.indiatimes
NTPC may get to allot more power to host states

●090324A India, Economic Times
US cos in India to promote energy trade
●090324B India, Economic Times
GE-Hitachi to build nuclear reactors for NPCIL, BHEL

●090322C India, livemint
Plan panel for more hydropower projects to pre-empt China

●090321C India, Economic Times
Work resumes at four large power plants

●090320B India, Economic Times
50% cheaper LNG may save $750 mn in FY10

●090309C India, Economic Times
Financial closure for Sasan UMPP by March end

●090305A India, telegraphnepal.
Regional Energy Market in South Asia: Recommendations

●090302B India, Economic Times
Work begins at NLC Tuticorin power project

●090220D India, Economic Times
Govt may swap RIL’s KG basin gas with rich west coast output

●090219D India, Economic Times
Power generators to sell power capacities through open access system

●090213C India, Economic Times
NTPC may enter into N-power biz

●090210B India, thenews
India constructing three dams in held Kashmir

●090209B India, Economic Times
Orissa govt signs MoU with power producers

●090205A India, Economic Times
India to sign MoU with AREVA for nuclear reactors on Feb 4

●090204B India, Economic Times
RIL steps on the gas, in talks to sell KG output

●090203B India, Economic Times
SJVNL to be given projects in Aurnachal Pradesh ? Jiaram Ramesh

●090202B India, Economic Times
India yet to tap 80 pc of small hydropower potential

●090130A India, thaindian
ADB to release first tranche of loan to Himachal soon

●090124A India, Economic Times
'India to face gas crisis if Iran pipeline is scrapped'

●090122B India, Economic Times
CERC raises power returns base to 15.5% for five years

●090120A India, Economic Times
NHPC bets big on overseas mkts,eyes Bhutan, Myanmar & Nepal
●090120B India, newspostonline
Himachal Pradesh approves 13 hydropower projects

●090115B India, Economic Times
PowerGrid seeks new IPP norms over location shifts
●090115C India,
Jaypee Hydropower told to move power line in Himachal to save forest

●090114B India, Economic Times
Power projects will get to share captive coal
●090114C India, Economic Times
Karnataka plugs into NTPC, BHEL for thermal plant JVs

●090111B India, assamtribune
Centre clears project in Arunachal

●090108A India, Economic Times
Coastal power projects may have to import 30% of their coal needs

●081230B India, Economic Times
5 power cos submitted bids for UMPP

●081229A India, Economic Times
JPL to increase Tamnar plant capacity to 3,400 MW over 4 yrs
●081229B India, Economic Times
Bids for the Tilaiya ultra mega power project on Monday

●081227A India, dailytimes
Indian cabinet okays Kishanganga project

●081225A India, .sakaaltimes
2008 A saga of development in Arunachal

●081222A India, Economic Times
RIL may begin production at KG basin by Feb 2009
●081222B India, Economic Times
LNG to cost up to 35 pc more at USD 6.7 per mmBtu from Jan

●081220B India, pump-zone
India Approves 100 Percent Foreign Investment in Power Sector

●081219C India, sindhtoday
Himachal allots hydro projects to smaller players

●081217C India, Economic Times
India curbs LNG buying as naphtha cheap option

●081216D India, Economic Times
Areva inks pact with NPCIL to supply 300 tonnes of uranium

●081215B India, Economic Times
Electricity for all by 2012 Power Minister

●081214B India, Economic Times
Govt readies blueprint for world's first energy savings market

●081207C India, Economic Times
India may open nuclear sector for private players soon

●081206A India, businessspectator.
WEEKEND READ: India's big test
●081206B India, hindustantimes
Power plants may get to raise own forces

●081204C India, Economic Times
Attack likely to blow up IPI pipeline plan

●081202C India, Economic Times
Tilaiya UMPP bids deferred till Dec 29

●081201A India, sindhtoday
Himachal Pradesh invites Brakel to sign power project agreement
●081201B India, Economic Times
GVK Power’s hydro project to go on stream before schedule

●081129B India, Economic Times
India green spending could reach $150 bn by 2017
●081129C India, Economic Times
Hydro projects, rural power to get priority funds

●081128B India, steelguru
Recession reports - NHPC defers share sale

●081125D India, Economic Times
India, Turkey, Israel to discuss gas pipeline

●081123B India, Economic Times
Anil Ambani group's Rosa power project ahead of schedule

●081120B India, siliconindia
Chinese team interested in hydropower, infrastructure projects in India

●081119F India, siliconindia
Himachal Pradesh favours agency to develop Himalayan states
●081119G India, Economic Times
BHEL, Areva T&D to form JV for manufacturing nuclear reactors