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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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China only undertaking run-of the-river hydropower projects on Brahmaputra: Govt

India has consistently conveyed its concerns over the Brahmaputra river to China and urged the country to ensure that interests of downstream states are not harmed by any activities in the upstream areas, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Minister of State for Water Resources and River Development Arjun Ram Meghwal was replying […]

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MNRE releases Year End Review 2018

Keeping in view our commitment to a healthy planet and our Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India made a pledge that by 2030, 40% of installed power generation capacity shall be based on clean sources, it was determined that 175 GW of renewable energy capacity will be installed by […]

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Fortum to install Nordic’s biggest battery to support grid stability

Fortum will take into use a significant battery solution in Sweden. The Nordic’s biggest battery to date will be installed at Fortum’s Forshuvud hydropower plant located on the Dalälven in Sweden. The battery system’s output is 5MW and the storage capacity is 6.2 megawatt-hours. The total cost of the system is approximately EUR 3 million. […]

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NHPC board okays share buyback at Rs 28 apiece for Rs 600 crore

State-run hydro power giant NHPC’s board has approved buyback of 21.42-crore equity shares at Rs 28 apiece, aggregating Rs 600 crore. The board approves the buyback by the company of its fully paid-up equity shares of Rs 10 each not exceeding 21,42,85,714 equity shares (representing 2.09 per cent of the total number of equity shares […]

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Tajikistan launches giant dam to end power shortage

Tajikistan on Friday inaugurated a $3.9-billion hydro-electric power plant, a mega project that would enable the impoverished country to eliminate domestic energy shortages and export electricity to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Built on the Vakhsh River in southern Tajikistan, the plant championed by President Emomali Rakhmon is expected to reach a height of 335 metres (1,099 […]

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Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami writes to PM over Kerala’s proposal for new dam

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, opposing the Centre’s nod to Kerala’s proposal to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment Study for construction of a new dam in place of the existing Mullaperiyar reservoir. In the letter, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said a committee under the Ministry of […]

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Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decides to allot 780-Mw Kinnaur hydro project to SJVN

The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet has decided to provide 25 per cent subsidy for setting up of private hospitals in rural areas in the state, an official spokesperson said. The Cabinet meeting held here on Monday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to introduce the ‘Swasthya Mein Sahbhagita Yojna’ to ensure improved […]

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