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Wind, solar energy produce 10 percent of global electricity in the first half of 2020, a new report finds
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Wind, solar energy produce 10 percent of global electricity in the first half of 2020, a new report finds

Thirty percent of fossil fuel emissions come from coal power plants, globally, so coal-fired power generation needs to collapse quickly to limit climate change.

Finance Ministry credits govt, RBI for ‘green shoots of economic revival’ as agriculture, petroleum, electricity indicators pick up
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Finance Ministry credits govt, RBI for ‘green shoots of economic revival’ as agriculture, petroleum, electricity indicators pick up

The Finance Ministry cited "green shoots" of recovery in agriculture, manufacturing and services sectors, and said the prompt policy measures taken by the government and RBI have helped reinvigorate the economy with minimal damage

Coronavirus Lockdown: Eight core sector output contracts by record 38.1% in April; cement falls 86%, steel by 84%
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Eight core sector output contracts by record 38.1% in April; cement falls 86%, steel by 84%

The output of eight core infrastructure industries shrank by a record 38.1 per cent in April due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown, according to the official data

NTPC to foray into distribution, keen to buy majority stake in ADAG's two utilities in Delhi
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NTPC to foray into distribution, keen to buy majority stake in ADAG's two utilities in Delhi

State-owned power giant NTPC has decided to foray in electricity distribution business by evincing interest to buy 51 per stake in Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group's (ADAG) two utilities in Delhi

Industrial production falls record 16.7% in March on poor show by mining, manufacturing, electricity
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Industrial production falls record 16.7% in March on poor show by mining, manufacturing, electricity

India's industrial production contracted by a record 16.7 percent in March, on account of the poor show by mining, manufacturing and electricity sectors mainly due to the nationwide lockdown, government data showed on Tuesday

Coronavirus Lockdown: Eight core industries' output contracts 6.5% in March; infra sectors log 0.6% growth in FY20
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Eight core industries' output contracts 6.5% in March; infra sectors log 0.6% growth in FY20

The output of eight core infrastructure industries shrank by 6.5 percent in March due to fall in production of crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity amid the coronavirus lockdown

NLC India commences coal mining operations in Odisha; achieves renewable energy generation capacity of 1,404 mw during FY20
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NLC India commences coal mining operations in Odisha; achieves renewable energy generation capacity of 1,404 mw during FY20

NLC had said that the production of 20 million tonnes of coal per annum from Talabira II and III coal blocks would fuel its 4,200 MW thermal power.

Average spot power price remains low at Rs 2.36 a unit during lockdown; revival of industry, commerce to be important: IEX
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Average spot power price remains low at Rs 2.36 a unit during lockdown; revival of industry, commerce to be important: IEX

Earlier, the IEX announced its commitment to assuring round-the-clock access to its platform to facilitate uninterrupted power supply to the nation.

Govt wants power plants to keep buying coal despite weak demand; electricity consumption slumps 21% in first two weeks of lockdown
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Govt wants power plants to keep buying coal despite weak demand; electricity consumption slumps 21% in first two weeks of lockdown

Power plants buying coal now is crucial for Coal India, as the state-run company’s production and supply capabilities are at their peak.

India's electricity use falls to lowest in five months due to lockdown; consumption for March to decline at fastest pace y-o-y since October
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India's electricity use falls to lowest in five months due to lockdown; consumption for March to decline at fastest pace y-o-y since October

While electricity usage contracted nationally, consumption actually rose slightly in some states, raising concerns that the shutdown may not have been fully observed in all areas.

Retail inflation slows to 6.58% in February on easing food prices; industrial production grows 2% in January
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Retail inflation slows to 6.58% in February on easing food prices; industrial production grows 2% in January

Retail inflation slowed to 6.58 percent in February over the previous month mainly due to easing food prices, government data showed on Thursday

AAP wins Delhi election: Satyendar Jain's health, power, public works departments helped Arvind Kejriwal deliver on bijli-pani promise, here's how
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AAP wins Delhi election: Satyendar Jain's health, power, public works departments helped Arvind Kejriwal deliver on bijli-pani promise, here's how

At the heart of the success of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government are three key departments: Health, Power and the Public Works, all led by Shakur Basti MLA Satyendar Jain who helped the party fulfil its promise of bijli and paani and more

Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP
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Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP

Brand Arvind Kejriwal has established direct and firm contact with Delhi voters' necessities and made the practice of politics a lot more ordinary; today, he appeals to even those voters who see no alternative to Narendra Modi’s prime ministership

Power Ministry seeks Brazilian investment in fastest-growing Indian energy market; expects consumption to treble
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Power Ministry seeks Brazilian investment in fastest-growing Indian energy market; expects consumption to treble

Power Minister RK Singh on Thursday urged Brazilian investors to invest in the Indian energy sector, saying it is the fastest-growing energy market and its consumption will treble in coming days

Industrial production rises 1.8% in November on growth in manufacturing sector after 3 months of contraction
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Industrial production rises 1.8% in November on growth in manufacturing sector after 3 months of contraction

Industrial production, or factory output, is the closest approximation for measuring the economic activity of the country's business landscape.

Economic slowdown fallout: GDP growth estimated to drop to 5% in FY20 on deceleration in manufacturing sector
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Economic slowdown fallout: GDP growth estimated to drop to 5% in FY20 on deceleration in manufacturing sector

The Indian economy is estimated to grow at 5 percent in 2019-20 as against 6.8 percent in the previous fiscal, according to government data

Core sector output shrinks second month in row by 5.8% in October, lowest in over decade
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Core sector output shrinks second month in row by 5.8% in October, lowest in over decade

Output of eight core infrastructure industries contracted for the second month in a row by 5.8 percent in October, the lowest in over a decade, indicating the severity of economic slowdown

Govt chalks out plan for Rs 100-lakh cr investment in infrastructure over 5 years: Piyush Goyal
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Govt chalks out plan for Rs 100-lakh cr investment in infrastructure over 5 years: Piyush Goyal

The Centre has chalked out a plan envisaging an investment of Rs 100 lakh crore in the infrastructure sector over the next five years, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday

Electricity-eating bacteria are real — and scientists unravel how they can harvest electrons
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Electricity-eating bacteria are real — and scientists unravel how they can harvest electrons

It might be possible for bacteria to feed on electricity and carbon dioxide to produce value-added compounds like biofuels.