Taking precedence from Japan which heralded the Â´bullet trainÂ´ legacy in 1964, the world began to partake of this Â´race against timeÂ´. High-speed rail (HSR), which uses an integrated system of specialised rolling stock and dedicated tracks, can significantly enhance the connectivity and trade between major cities in a country.
RIL & Adani Group withdraw bid to acquire SKS Power Generation
Ahmednagar to soon have its first solar agri-feeder
Brookfield to Acquire KKR’s 50% Stake in Renewable Developer X-Elio
SCHOTT enters PPA with CleanMax for Wind Solar Hybrid Project
Power Grid Corporation receives 6 Special Purpose Vehicles from REC
Power Finance Corporation to receive Rs 165 cr loan from Japan’s JBIC
Delhi aims to meet annual electricity demand through solar power
BCCL signs 1st MDO contract for coking coal extraction
NTPC REL: Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy bags order
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
Japanising Indian Rail
Matching the mismatch
IDFs play a vital role as investment vehicles that can be sponsored by NBFCs and commercial banks in India. Shrikanth S writes on how IDFs are correcting the asset-liability mismatch, and also help advance loans for fresh infrastructure projects. The urgent need to improve infrastructure prompted the Indian Planning Commission to estimate infrastructure spending in the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17).
Steel makers in India told to produce high-grade products
Steel makers in India should adopt technologies for producing high-grade steels and avoid costly imports, said the Union Minister for Steel Beni Prasad Verma on September 4 in Delhi at a CII-organised event. India had imported 8 million tonne steel in the 2012-13 fiscal, up from 6.83 million tonne in 2011-12, and 6.66 million tonne in 2010-11.
India O&G Pipeline Infrastructure 2011: Technology critical to pipeline security
A recent conference discussed the new technologies that are available in India and can transform O&G pipeline execution and maintenance.