NLC India inks an agreement with NHPC for power trading

State-run NLC India said it has inked an agreement with state-run hydro power giant NHPC for power trading. “MoU between NLC India and NHPC Ltd, in the area of Power Trading, was signed by A Ganesan, executive director/commercial, NLC India, and D Chakraborty, CGM/finance, NHPC, on February 18, 2019 in Chennai,” a statement said. According […]

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Wave energy device could deliver clean energy to thousands of households

Scientists have developed a wave energy technology that they say could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of houses. The device costs less than conventional designs, has fewer moving parts, and is made of durable materials, said researchers from the University of Edinburgh in the UK. It is designed to be incorporated into existing ocean […]

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India to construct 400 MW hydropower project in Nepal

The Indian government has proposed the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project in Nepal with a capacity of 400 megawatts (MW). “In a meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun at New Delhi on Monday, Indian Minister of State for Power Raj Kumar Singh put forth a proposal that the new […]

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Installed Capacity of Various Renewable Modes of Energy

A total of 74.79 GW of renewable energy capacity has been installed in the country as on 31/12/2018 which includes 25.21 GW from Solar, 35.14 GW from Wind, 9.92 GW from Bio power and 4.52 GW from Small Hydro Power. Government has released an amount of Rs. 3584.08crore in the form of Central Financial Assistance […]

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Himalayan Hydropower expo 2019 starts in Nepal

The Himalayan Hydro Expo 2019 kicked off here on Friday to bring together key developers, investors and policy makers, and to showcase state-of-the-art technologies for hydropower development in Nepal. Inaugurating the three-day expo, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun called on the private sector and foreign investors to invest in the hydropower sector in Nepal, which […]

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Union Cabinet approves regularisation of pay scales of 5254 executives of hydro power PSUs

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for regularisation of pay scales of 5,254 executives in four state-run hydro power companies — NHPC, NEEPCO, THDC India and SJVNL. Giving details of the decision, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said Rs 323 crore will be incurred for regularisation of the pay scales. Anomalies existed in the […]

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Croatia hydro power plant fire: Body of second victim found

Croatian state TV says police have found the body of a second victim of a fire at a hydro power plant in the south of the country. The report on Friday says the body was found late Thursday. Another worker was confirmed dead earlier on Thursday and one more person remains unaccounted-for. An investigation is […]

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Great scope for bilateral ties with India: Norwegian PM

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Monday said that there was a “great scope” to develop bilateral partnerships with India in areas such as business, trade and investments. “As India continues to be the fastest growing economy in the G20, we see a great scope for the Norwegian-Indian partnerships in business, trade and investments,” Solberg […]

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BEST to extend 677 MW PPA with Tata Power for the next five years

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) to extend its existing Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with The Tata Power Company Ltd. for 677 MW supplied from its Trombay Thermal and Hydro plants for a period of five years from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2024. After the […]

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