Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 24 July, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. Gamesa, Orange Renewable sign up for 250 MW wind power project: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/companies/gamesa-orange-renewable-sign-up-for-250-mw-wind-power-project/article7452438.ece
  2. What Happens After the Coal Plant Closes?: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2015-07-22/what-happens-after-the-coal-plant-closes-\
  3. House Approves Bill to Tweak Coal Ash Standards: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/house-approves-bill-tweak-coal-ash-standards-32627769
  4. White House Issues Veto Threat For House Coal Ash Bill: http://www.ibtimes.com/white-house-issues-veto-threat-house-coal-ash-bill-2020043\
  5. China, India raised global demand for metals and energy: Report: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/international-business/China-India-raised-global-demand-for-metals-and-energy-Report/articleshow/48193258.cms
  6. Adani Ports raises $650 million via dollar bond issue: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Adani-Ports-raises-650-million-via-dollar-bond-issue/articleshow/48193231.cms?
  7. Power crisis looms large: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/power-crisis-looms-large/article7458803.ece
  8. PSU power companies appoint EMTA for their blocks:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/48196124.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  9. Seven of 67 auctioned coal mines begin operation: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Seven-of-67-auctioned-coal-mines-begin-operation/articleshow/48196294.cms?
  10. Hansraj Ahir puts in a word for Baranj villagers: http://dc.asianage.com/mumbai/hansraj-ahir-puts-word-baranj-villagers-368
  11. Coal contracts to be linked with power tariff:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/48195887.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  12. In a first, forecasting helps TNEB make most of wind power: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/In-a-first-forecasting-helps-TNEB-make-most-of-wind-power/articleshow/48194599.cms?
  13. Coal auctions: 10 mines up for bidding in August: http://www.sify.com/finance/fullstory.php?a=phxwambjdhedg&title=Coal_auctions%3A_10_mines_up_for_bidding_in_August
  14. Tata Power plans 18,000 MW generation capacity by 2022: http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/tata-power-plans-18000-mw-generation-capacity-by-2022/article7457152.ece
  15. Impact investing could help plug $2.5tn funding gap for development: http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2015/jul/23/impact-investing-social-environmental-profit-united-nations-developing-countries
  16. Climate action isn’t preserve of the leftwing, says energy minister: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/24/climate-action-isnt-preserve-of-the-leftwing-says-energy-minister
  17. Mangroves help protect against sea-level rise: http://www.newkerala.com/news/2015/fullnews-93070.html

B.IFIs

  1. Why is Asian infrastructure bank different?: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2015/07/23/why-asian-infrastructure-bank-different.html
  2. Louis Berger case: Centre may initiate CBI probe: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Louis-Berger-case-Centre-may-initiate-CBI-probe/articleshow/48194624.cms?

C.Land, Water & Forest

  1. Maldives allows foreign ownership of land despite opposition concern: http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/maldives-allows-foreign-ownership-of-land-despite-opposition-concern_1635137.html
  2. Posco’s fate hangs in the balance: http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/posco-s-fate-hangs-in-the-balance-115072301440_1.html
  3. Giving land to govt? Get more money: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Giving-land-to-govt-Get-more-money/articleshow/48196531.cms?
  4. Demand for withdrawal of land bill grows: http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/demand-for-withdrawal-of-land-bill-grows-115072301180_1.html
  5. भारतीय रेल के पूर्वी कॉरिडोर को मेगा सिस्टम अनुबंध: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/hindirelease.aspx?relid=39023
  6. Scott Walker’s presidency: Iran nuclear deal goes ‘on day one’, then Obamacare: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/jul/23/scott-walker-alec-iran-deal-obamacare-isis-climate-change
  7. India, Brazil decide to explore ways to boost cooperation: http://zeenews.india.com/news/india/india-brazil-decide-to-explore-ways-to-boost-cooperation_1635218.html
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