Cabinet approves Kiru Hydro Electric Project in Jammu and Kashmir

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by PM Modi has approved the investment sanction for construction of Kiru Hydro Electric Project (624 MW) by Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited (CVPPPL) in Jammu and Kashmir. The project will be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs.4287.59 crore (at July, 2018 price level) which includes Interest […]

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NEEPCO to execute two hydel power projects in Meghalaya: Power Minister

The North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) would be executing two hydel power projects in power-starved Meghalaya, Power Minister James K Sangma said on Wednesday. At a cabinet meeting held on Tuesday evening, it was decided that the two projects would be given to NEEPCO, Sangma said. The two power projects are Umja-ut Hydro […]

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NABARD sanctions decentralized clean energy for Meghalaya under RIDF

In a move which promises to make a radical impact on clean energy generation in North Eastern and other hilly states, the Government of Meghalaya has launched Hydroger Mission under Decentralized Green Energy Project with total financial outlay of Rs. 11.55 crore with financial support from NABARD under RIDF. At the heart of the innovation […]

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Cabinet approves investment proposal for Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved investment for Transmission Component of Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project (Nepal portion) for an estimated cost of Rs. 1236.13 crore at June 2017 Price level. The current approval is for Investment approval of 400 kV D/C Diding (In Nepal) – Bathnaha (International […]

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Cabinet apprised of MoU between India, Tajikistan in the field of Renewable Energy

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Tajikistan on Cooperation in the field of Renewable Energy. The MoU was signed on 8th October, 2018. Benefits: The MoU will enable establishment of a basis for a cooperative institutional relationship between India and Tajikistan to […]

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It “makes sense” to rethink the “renewable-only” : Austrian Foreign Minister

It “makes sense” to rethink the “renewable-only” energy future because in the process of aiming too high, the countries run the risk of missing their targets of socially acceptable energy transition, said Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl Tuesday. “It makes sense to rethink the ‘renewable-only’ energy future, if I may put it like that. I […]

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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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