Updates on Coal, Energy, Land, Water and Forest: 2 May 2016

Coal & Energy

India will need ‘unparalleled’ $1 trillion in energy investments by 2030: Minister Piyush Goyal:http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/india-will-need-unparalleled-1-trillion-in-energy-investments-by-2030-minister-piyush-goyal-116042200243_1.html

Tax coal to raise $100 billion climate funds, urges India minister: http://www.climatechangenews.com/2016/04/20/tax-coal-to-raise-100-billion-climate-funds-urges-india-minister/

Tilaiya ultra mega power project in limbo as Maharashtra, Tata Power refuse to pay

: http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/energy/power/tilaiya-ultra-mega-power-project-in-limbo-as-maharashtra-tata-power-refuse-to-pay/articleshow/51935185.cms

It’s all just power play

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/its-all-just-power-play/article8505256.eceSIERRA CLUB OPEN LETTER TO COAL INDUSTRY: UNITED STATES AND THE WORLD ARE MOVING AWAY FROM COAL, TOWARD CLEAN ENERGY:
http://content.sierraclub.org/press-releases/2016/04/sierra-club-open-letter-coal-industry-united-states-and-world-are-moving-away
Corrected: Seven US coal-fired power units get 1-year extension for MATS compliance
http://www.platts.com/latest-news/coal/houston/seven-us-coal-fired-power-units-get-1-year-extension-21309262
China Tries to Choke Off Steel and Coal Loans:
http://www.wsj.com/articles/china-tries-to-choke-off-steel-and-coal-loans-1461242229
JV company formed for mining two coal blocks in Odisha: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/JV-company-formed-for-mining-two-coal-blocks-in-Odisha/articleshow/51927575.cms
High Ground Enterprise intimates of environmental clearance for mining project:
http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-cm/high-ground-enterprise-intimates-of-environmental-clearance-for-mining-project-116042200893_1.html
SCCL gets green nod for expansion of coal proj in Telengana:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/SCCL-gets-green-nod-for-expansion-of-coal-proj-in-Telengana/articleshow/51927447.cms
Govrnment invites applications for allotment of 8 coal mines http://www.deccanchronicle.com/business/in-other-news/240416/govrnment-invites-applications-for-allotment-of-8-coal-mines.html
Cruz: Clinton will ‘kill the coal industry’ if elected president:
http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/277327-cruz-clinton-will-kill-the-coal-industry-if-elected-president
Tripura agrees to supply additional 100 MW power to Bangladesh, but on one condition! http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-tripura-agrees-to-supply-additional-100-mw-power-to-bangladesh-but-on-one-condition-2205361
The swift demise of Big Coal: http://theweek.com/articles/619832/swift-demise-big-coal
Delhi Metro likely to get green power from solar plant in MP:
http://www.siasat.com/news/delhi-metro-likely-get-green-power-solar-plant-mp-952987/
India: NCC to sell part stake in power JV to Sembcorp for $45m : http://www.dealstreetasia.com/stories/ncc-to-sell-part-stake-in-coal-fired-project-to-sembcorp-for-rs301-26-crore-39279/
Study: Columbia River coal-export plan comes with ‘significant’ emissions impact:http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2016/04/study_columbia_river_coal_expo.html
Why Tata Power can be a turnaround template for Cyrus Mistry:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/52058168.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
The Loss and Damage of Signing the Paris Agreement to India:
http://www.indrastra.com/2016/04/FEATURED-Loss-and-Damage-of-Signing-the-Paris-Agreement-to-India-002-04-2016-0072.html

B.IFIs
Key takeaways from the World Bank spring meetings:
https://www.devex.com/news/key-takeaways-from-the-world-bank-spring-meetings-88058#.Vxnhvzn8KKE.twitter
Int’l bank group provides loan for Myanmar industrial port development:
http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/intl-bank-group-provides-loan-for-myanmar-industrial-port-development/
Revealed: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s First Projects
:
http://thediplomat.com/2016/04/revealed-the-asian-infrastructure-investment-banks-first-projects/
Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: Loan pact with Japan for Rs 1 lakh cr project by 2016 end:
http://www.financialexpress.com/article/economy/loan-pact-with-jica-for-1st-bullet-train-likely-in-2016/241182/
JICA pipes to Poojappura to be commissioned next month:
http://www.nyoooz.com/thiruvananthapuram/435056/jica-pipes-to-poojappura-to-be-commissioned-next-month:
Chinese Mega-bank Partners With World Bank for New World Order:
http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/asia/item/23012-chinese-mega-bank-partners-with-world-bank-for-new-world-order

Greek bailout deal talks constructive, say EU finance ministers:
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/apr/22/greek-bailout-deal-talks-constructive-say-eu-finance-ministers
Global Climate Finance – Will Africa Benefit After Paris? http://www.africa.undp.org/content/rba/en/home/blog/2016/4/21/Global-Climate-Finance-Will-Africa-Benefit-After-Paris-/

L&T Finance-IDBI deal prospects slim http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/l-t- finance-idbi-deal-prospects-slim-116042300794_1.html
Banks not ready to finance projects with problems http://www.hindustantimes.com/real-estate/banks-not-ready-to-finance-projects-with-problems/story-Ex9LeHQwH9W1iAC5sRvbWN.html
AIIB joins World Bank and ADB on infrastructure projects: http://www.khl.com/magazines/international-construction/detail/item117506/AIIB-joins-World-Bank-and-ADB-on-infrastructure-projects
India’s Mytrah Energy Secures $175 Million Debt Funding From ADB: http://cleantechnica.com/2016/04/22/indias-mytrah-energy-secures-175-million-debt-funding-adb/
ADB to ink cooperation deal with AIIB

http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/ADB-to-ink-cooperation-deal-with-AIIB

C. Land, Water and Forest

Ken-Betwa project: Panel gives nod to government’s Plan-II

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhopal/Ken-Betwa-project-Panel-gives-nod-to-governments-Plan-II/articleshow/51935510.cms

Urban Development Ministry asks smart cities to firm up bankable projects http://www.financialexpress.com/article/economy/urban-development-ministry-asks-smart-cities-to-firm-up-bankable-projects/241680/

Mega projects stall over land owners’ demands for hefty compensation
Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000200203/mega-projects-stall-over-land-owners-demands-for-hefty-compensation

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