SJVNL signs pact for 430 MW hydro project in Himachal

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) on Wednesday signed a pact with Himachal Pradesh for commissioning the 430 megawatt (MW) Reoli Dugli Hydro Electric Project on the Chenab river basin. The pact was signed in the run-up to two-day Rising Himachal Global Investors’ Meet in Dharamsala, which is beginning on Thursday. Earlier, the SJVNL had […]

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ADB signs USD 60 million deal with NWEDC to build hydropower plant in Nepal

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a 60 million dollar financing package with Nepal Water and Energy Development Company (NWEDC) to help build and operate a 216-megawatt run-of-the-river hydropower plant on the Trishuli River near the capital Kathmandu. The project is one of the largest private sector investments in Nepal to date. It will […]

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Himachal CM lays stone for 240 MW Kuthed Hydro Electric Project

Chamba, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday inaugurated and laid foundation stones for developmental projects of Rs 209 crore in Bharmour and Pangi areas of Chamba district. He laid the foundation stone for 240 MW Kuthed Hydro Electric Project to be constructed at a cost of Rs 2,750 crore. He also laid […]

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Renewables overtake hydrocarbons in UK electricity generation: study

Renewable sources generated more of Britain’s electricity than fossil fuels for the first time last quarter, according to analysis by specialist website “Carbon Brief” published Monday. “In the third quarter of 2019, the UK’s windfarms, solar panels, biomass and hydro plants generated more electricity than the combined output from power stations fired by coal, oil […]

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NHPC takes over Lanco Teesta Hydro Power Limited

State-run hydro power giant NHPC on Wednesday said it has completed formalities for taking over 500 MW Teesta VI hydro power project, which it has bagged under corporate insolvency resolution process. NHPC had last week signed a definitive agreement for implementation of approved resolution plan for takeover and resolution of Lanco Teesta Hydro Power Ltd, […]

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NHPC signs agreement to acquire 500 MW Teesta VI hydro project

NHPC on Friday signed an agreement to acquire 500 MW Teesta VI hydro power project, which it bagged under corporate insolvency resolution process. It would supply power at a levelised tariff of Rs 4.07 per unit and would be completed in next five years, NHPC Chairman and MD Balraj Joshi said at a press conference […]

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Andhra Pradesh saved Rs 780 crore through re-tendering of Polavaram project

The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday claimed that it saved Rs 780 crore public money through re-tendering of Polavaram project work. After cancelling the contract awarded by previous Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the new government headed by Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy had earlier this month called fresh tenders for hydel power plant and main concrete […]

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Montenegro’s Perucica hydropower plant to reconnect to grid on Sept 1

Montenegro’s 307 megawatt (MW) Perucica hydropower plant will reconnect to the grid on Sept. 1 after completing an overhaul which began on July 29, its operator power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) said on Monday. The overhaul of EPCG’s oldest hydropower plant is aimed at extending its lifespan and boosting output and reliability. EPCG operates […]

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Biogas plant inaugurated in Noida; to convert wet waste into cooking gas

A 500-kg capacity biogas plant to convert wet waste into cooking gas and compost was inaugurated here in Sector 30 on Friday, officials said. A first in the city, the plant was set up with joint efforts of the Noida Authority and the local Resident Welfare Association (RWA), they said. “This biomethanation plant was inaugurated […]

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NHPC to resume construction on Lower Subansiri project

State-owned NHPC is likely to resume construction work on the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh after the rainy season is over. This became evident after the Assam government and NHPC Limited on Friday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for implementation of the project. Niraj Verma, Principal Secretary (Power) signed […]

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