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India 'thinking big' and 'moving big': US lawmakers

India 'thinking big' and 'moving big': US lawmakers

India is moving quite quickly in a number of areas as well, again, on renewable energy, which is kind of a golden thread.

Andhra Pradesh signs 32 MoUs with various companies at partnership summit

The Andhra Pradesh government today said it has signed 32 MoUs with various companies involving an investment of Rs 1.95 lakh crore on the inaugural day of the three-day long partnership summit here.

Nearly 60 percent greenhouse gas emissions from energy sector: Govt

Energy sector contributes for nearly 60 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, followed by electricity, industry, agriculture and other sectors, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Power utilities should be freed from political interference: World Bank

It also points out that the state governments in India need to give greater operational autonomy to their power utilities and regulators while holding them accountable for performance if the sector is to move to a higher level of service delivery.

Tata Power, RDIF to explore investment opportunities in Russia

"RDIF and Tata Power will co-operate on identifying and targeting investment opportunities in the energy sector across Russia in order to develop mutually beneficial transactions," Tata Power said in a statement.
The pact has been inked during the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Energy sector gains much needed focus in Budget 2014-15

Unveiling the Union Budget 2014-15, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday announced several initiatives for the energy sector.

'Simple regulatory farmework to help India attract investment'

Agarwal said that though India has the world's fourth largest coal deposits and seventh largest deposits of iron ore.

PM takes stock of energy sector issues

Modi had over the past two days reviewed food prices and agriculture scenario in the country.

IMF says Pak economy improving but warns of inflation

Pakistan received a USD 6.7 billion IMF bailout package last year to help the country achieve economic reforms, especially in energy sector, which is facing an acute crisis.

CCI push to projects worth Rs 74,000 crore hit by delays

Giving a major push to infrastructure and energy sector, the government in the past two months has given nod to projects worth Rs 74,000 crore which were stuck for years due to lack of various clearances.

GE to split $50-bn energy biz into three separate units

In a major restructuring move aimed at saving costs, GE will separate its energy business into three separate units.

GE India to invest $200 million on new facility

GE India on Friday said it would invest nearly Rs 1,100 crore (USD 200 million) to set up a new manufacturing facility in Pune for developing products for the energy sector.

India mulls investments from Qatar into energy sector

India is mulling inviting Qatar to invest in the country's energy sector, and may offer equity stake to the Gulf nation in NTPC's gas-based project in Kerala, in lieu of assured fuel supply for the plant.