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New analysis shows it’s 50% cheaper to generate electricity from renewables energy

TechRadar 31 Jul 2021
According to new analysis from energy think tank Ember, the cost of generating electricity from power plants using fossil fuels is around double what it costs to produce it from renewable sources ... In addition, the now increasing demand for electricity has also had an impact as Covid restrictions have eased around the world.
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Indiana's strategic position boosts its wind power industry

The Lufkin News 31 Jul 2021
Once the wind turbine is installed, the cost for generating electricity is almost zero, LaFrance said, making it one of the cheapest forms of energy available ... After all, the wind can’t blow 24/7, and wind turbines will only generate electricity if the wind is blowing at least 5-8 mph.
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Hammad thanks Iran for normalising power supply

Dawn 31 Jul 2021
The neighbouring country curtailed electricity supply as it faces a shortage of hydel power generation ... Pakistan imported 514GWh from Iran in 2019-20, which was less than 0.4 per cent of the country’s total electricity generation in the same year, according to the power regulator.
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Mining in the dark: how Lebanese crypto miners are dealing with the electricity crisis

Arab News 31 Jul 2021
These generators are effective in supplying the GPUs with electricity- until the diesel runs out, another thorny problem ... Another issue that cannot be overlooked is the fact that crypto-mining is an overwhelmingly energy-hungry process that often consumes much more electricity than a generator can cover.
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Outages in Makran

Dawn 31 Jul 2021
At the heart of the problem lies successive governments’ failure to connect these districts with the national grid or build power generation plants to directly supply electricity to the residents of this border region ... to answer the growing demand for electricity in this area.
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Goa: Power department to introduce smart bills soon, says minister Nilesh Cabral

The Times of India 31 Jul 2021
Power minister Nilesh Cabral on Friday said that smart electricity bills will be introduced in the state shortly ... Cabral also asked cabinet members to give suggestions on the draft policy for electrical vehicles, which has been uploaded on the website, before it is sent to the finance department.
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Goa: Power department to introduce smart bills soon, says power minister Nilesh Cabral

The Times of India 31 Jul 2021
Power minister Nilesh Cabral on Friday said that smart electricity bills will be introduced in the state shortly ... Cabral also asked cabinet members to give suggestions on the draft policy for electrical vehicles, which has been uploaded on the website, before it is sent to the finance department.
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Pakistan purchases four LNG cargoes at highest-ever rates

Beijing News 31 Jul 2021
In case there is no respite in LNG prices in the international market, the official said then the government would be left with no option but to procure more furnace oil and diesel to run power plants to generate the costly electricity to scale down the power crisis likely to emerge in September and October.
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TVA demolishes 50s-era Johnsonville coal plant

San Francisco Chronicle 31 Jul 2021
(AP) — The Tennessee Valley Authority has demolished a shuttered coal plant that began generating electricity in the 1950s ... It began generating power in 1951 and closed at the end of 2017 ... ’40s by the greatest generation.
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Wary of blackouts, Gov. Newsom offers cash for conservation as California faces energy squeeze

Finger Lakes Times 31 Jul 2021
Gavin Newsom announced a state-funded cash-incentive program Friday to encourage big industrial customers to curtail electricity consumption during crunch times ... The ISO recently put out a call for additional power supplies from generators and trading firms, which yielded about 600 megawatts of new electricity, Mainzer said.
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Treated sewage water is 'purified water', liable to 18% GST: AAR

International Business Times 31 Jul 2021
Mahagenco had said that as electricity sold by it did not attract GST, it could not claim input tax credit on taxable receivables it used in the generation process. Moreover, any additional tax burden on it would raise the cost of electricity, affecting the tariff for the consumers.
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Treasury, opposition decry power and gas cuts in PA

Dawn 31 Jul 2021
He said the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) subjected the people on the outskirts of Peshawar to 20-22 hours long loadshedding during Eid days ... “The PML-N government opted for generating electricity from coal, which was very expensive compared with water,” he said.
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Treasury, opposition decry power and gas cuts in KP assembly

Dawn 31 Jul 2021
He said the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) subjected the people on the outskirts of Peshawar to 20-22 hours long loadshedding during Eid days ... “The PML-N government opted for generating electricity from coal, which was very expensive compared with water,” he said.
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Facing energy crunch, Pakistan buys LNG cargoes at highest rates since 2015

Yahoo Daily News 31 Jul 2021
In case there is no respite in LNG prices in the international market, the official said then the government would be left with no option but to procure more furnace oil and diesel to run power plants to generate the costly electricity to scale down the power crisis likely to emerge in September and October.
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NTPC clocks net profit of Rs 3,444 crore in June quarter

Yahoo Daily News 31 Jul 2021
The company accounts for 17 pc of the country's installed power-generation capacity ... The gross power generation in Q1 FY22 was 71.74 billion units compared to 60.18 billion units in Q1 FY21 ... NTPC accounts for 17 per cent of the country's installed power-generation capacity and 23 per cent of its electricity generation.
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