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Vedanta to Start 250,000-Tonne Copper Rod Mill in Silvassa

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Nearly five months after its unit in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, was shut over alleged environmental violations, Vedanta Ltd. will start a copper rod mill in Silvassa by the year end. October 24 2018 The demand for copper in India—which is 650,000 tonnes per annum—would double in the next few years.......

Demonetization Delays Power Transmission Projects

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With initial gains for power entities, cash shortage gradually resulted in inability to pay machinery rents to non-payment of wages in cash to daily laborers and tractor owners which further delayed the projects. February 7, 2017 As on December 31, progress at projects that involved construction of nearly 2,000 circuit......

India’s First Ocean Power Generation Project to Come up in Lakshadweep

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India is geographically well-placed to generate ocean thermal energy, with around 2000 kms of coast length along the South Indian coast, where a temperature difference of above 20OC is available throughout the year. September 22, 2016 India’s maiden Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) project is coming up in Kavaratti, capital......

JSW Steel to Set up INR 35,000 Cr Steel Plant in Jharkhand

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The project has been given environment clearance and envisages a captive power plant also June 26, 2016 JSW Steel has received the environmental clearance for setting up an integrated steel unit and captive power plant in Jharkhand with an investment of Rs 35,000 crore. The project would create up to......

Centre Eyes Tripling of Power Transmission Capacity by 2020

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South India achieves surplus status; solar energy capacity, which was 2,400 MW in 2014, has now crossed 7,000 MW. Jul 15, 2016 Centre plans to enhance the power transmission capacity in the country by almost three times by 2020, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today, adding that South India has......

ADB to lend USD 1 Bn to Spruce up Power Transmission Infrastructure in India

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The project will also include new high-voltage direct current terminals in Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala December 11, 2015 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently said it will lend USD 1 billion to transmission utility Power Grid Corp. of India to build and upgrade high-voltage transmission lines and sub-stations in......

Rs. 30,000 Cr. Investment to Strengthen North-South Transmission Line

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The Centre under IPDS would approve nine towns at an investment of nearly Rs. 363 cr March 7, 2015 Power Grid Corporation of India Limited is set to invest about Rs 30,000 crore for augmenting transmission capacity, said Union Minister of State for Power Piyush Goyal. Speaking to reporters after......

Southern power grid to be integrated with national grid by early 2014

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September 12, 2013 The southern power grid is expected to be integrated with the national grid by early 2014. To connect the southern grid with the national grid, Power Grid has been constructing an 800 kV transmission link between Raichur in Karnataka and Sholapur in Maharashtra. Currently, the inter-regional transmission......

Tamil Nadu waiting environmental clearance for two mega power projects

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September 11, 2013 The central environment and forest ministry is yet to give its nod for two mega thermal power projects in Tamil Nadu despite its own expert committee having given its sanction for the projects, state Power Minister Natham R. Viswanathan said. Speaking at the power ministers conference here,......
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