Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest; 15 October, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. Bids for mega power projects: industry worried over land acquisition provisionshttp://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/macro-economy/bids-for-mega-power-projects-industry-worried-over-land-acquisition-provisions/article7757965.ece
  2. ‘AP’s capital city project yet to get environmental clearance’: http://www.siasat.com/news/aps-capital-city-project-yet-get-environmental-clearance-851473/
  3.  Sri Lanka- India power project at Sampur to get clearance soon: http://www.colombopage.com/archive_15B/Oct14_1444796102CH.php
  4. Inox Wind receives order from Tata Power Renewable Energy: http://www.windtech-international.com/projects-and-contracts/news/project-and-contracts/inox-wind-receives-order-from-tata-power-renewable-energy
  5. Coal mining strike over, employees due back at work: http://www.enca.com/south-africa/coal-mining-strike-over-employees-due-back-work
  6. Reliance Power appoints N Venugopala Rao as CEO:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49338438.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  7. Alkesh Sharma appointed as CEO and MD of Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corp:http://www.jagranjosh.com/current-affairs/alkesh-sharma-appointed-as-ceo-and-md-of-delhimumbai-industrial-corridor-development-corp-1444793921-1
  8. Sampoor power project to get green nod soon: http://colombogazette.com/2015/10/14/sampoor-power-project-to-get-green-nod-soon/
  9. NHPC to set up 50 MW solar power project in Tamil Nadu: http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/nhpc-to-set-up-50-mw-solar-power-project-in-tamil-nadu-115101300798_1.html
  10. LHC grants stay order against coal power project: http://www.brecorder.com/fuel-a-energy/193/1236192/
  11. Locals reject consultation on Burma’s divisive Tasang Dam project: http://asiancorrespondent.com/136110/locals-reject-consultation-on-burmas-divisive-tasang-dam-project/
  12. Australia approves India-backed Adani mine despite fears for reef: http://news.yahoo.com/australia-approves-controversial-india-backed-adani-mine-052237280.html
  13. Australia clears way for Adani’s A$10b coal and rail project: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/money/article/australia-clears-way-for-adanis-a10b-coal-and-rail-project#sthash.foc2kKqi.dpuf
  14. Australia approves controversial India-backed Adani mine: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/australia-approves/2194264.html
  15. This Power Plant Set Out to Prove Coal Can Be Clean. Did It Work?: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/energy/2015/10/151013-boundary-dam-test-for-clean-coal-one-year-later/
  16. GROUPS TARGET “SWEETHEART” DUKE ENERGY-NC COAL ASH DEAL: http://abc11.com/news/groups-target-sweatheart-duke-energy-nc-coal-ash-deal/1031364/
  17. Coal block auctions: A win or a winner’s curse?: http://www.pwc.in/assets/pdfs/publications/2015/coal-block-auctions-a-win-or-a-winners-curse-indian-chamber-of-commerce.pdf

B.IFIs

  1. World Bank Sees Vietnam As ‘Winner’ from TPP: http://www.voanews.com/content/world-bank-sees-vietnam-as-winner-from-tpp/3004217.html
  2. 5 MDBs pledge $170 billion in climate financing: http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/5-mdbs-pledge-170-billion-in-climate-financing_100021515/#ixzz3ocjZRwBO
  3. ADB to Bring Investors for TAPI: http://www.silkroadreporters.com/2015/10/13/adb-to-bring-investors-for-tapi/
  4. China aid to touch $2 billion, but will it get respect?: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/editorials-columns/china-aid-to-touch-2-billion-but-will-it-get-respect
  5. Federal, Sindh govts want JICA to execute KCR project: Ahsan: http://nation.com.pk/business/13-Oct-2015/federal-sindh-govts-want-jica-to-execute-kcr-project-ahsan
  6. Tanzania: Massive 560 Billion/ – World Bank Funding for Dar: http://allafrica.com/stories/201510120796.html
  7. Japan Bullet Trains are riding to India to modernize in a super-fast way: http://www.financialexpress.com/article/blogs/japan-bullet-trains-are-riding-to-india-to-modernize-in-a-super-fast-way/150093/
  8. Paris Climate Change Agreement: First draft ignores India’s demands: http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/paris-climate-change-agreement-first-draft-ignores-india-s-demands-115101400016_1.html
  9. Welspun garners US$617 million in renewable project funding: http://www.pv-tech.org/news/welspun_garners_us617_million_in_renewable_project_funding
  10. EIB heads to Zim: https://www.newsday.co.zw/2015/10/14/eib-heads-to-zim/

C.Land, Water and Forest

  1. Cabinet approves Rs.7,000 crore loan for fertiliser subsidy: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Cabinet-approves-Rs-7000-crore-loan-for-fertiliser-subsidy/articleshow/49350964.cms?
  2. Odisha announces package for drought-hit farmers: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Odisha-announces-package-for-drought-hit-farmers/articleshow/49361608.cms?
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