Tags: hydro energy

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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Arunachal CM Khandu stresses on hydropower potential to transform state

Recalling years of economic struggle post-statehood in 1987, with lingering memories of war with China in 1962, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday stressed the state’s hydropower potential to transform it into a progressive state of the country. Greeting people of the frontier state on the 72nd Independence Day, Khandu said: “Even though […]

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PEPL signs MoU with CWTW to construct the 48.8-MW hydropower project in Nepal

Peoples Energy Public Ltd. (PEPL) of Nepal has recently signed a MoU with Chongqing Water Turbine Works Company Ltd. (CWTW) to develop and construct the 48.8-MW Khimti II hydropower project located on Khimti Khola River in Nepal. HydroWorld notes that at the plant’s location, Khimti River forms the boundary between Ramechhap and Dolakha districts in […]

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Hydro power generation in India to increase by 3.5 per cent in current financial year: Report

Hydro power generation in India will reportedly increase by 3.5 per cent in the current financial year even as dry winter has impacted generation in the last quarter. According to ET scanty rains has decreased the overall hydro power generation by 15 per cent in February as projects are affected in North, West and Eastern region by […]

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J&K has hydro power potential of 16,475 MW: J&K govt

Jammu and Kashmir has a potential to produce 16,475 MW of hydro power as per the assessment made by Central Electricity Authority (CEA), Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh told Legislative Council here today. In a written reply to the question of BJP MLC Vikram Randhawa in the Council, Singh said out of total, 11,283 MW […]

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Nepal cancels USD 2.5 billion mega hydro project deal with Chinese firm

Nepal has cancelled a major deal with a state-owned Chinese company to develop a 1,200 MW hydroelectric plant, the biggest hydropower project in the landlocked country facing acute energy crisis. The agreement for the USD 2.5 billion Budhi Gandaki Hydroelectric Project, which could have nearly doubled Nepal’s current hydropower production, was signed in June. A […]

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1.5 MW Small Hydro Power Plant in Biaras Drass, Kargil (J&K) becomes first project to be commissioned under PM Modi’s Ladakh Renewable Energy Initiative

The Biaras Small Hydro Power Project (SHP) of 1.5 MW capacity, in Biaras Drass, Kargil Jammu & Kashmir, was commissioned on 4th November 2017. The total cost of the project, fully funded by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, is Rs. 17 crores and this is the first project to be commissioned under the […]

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Pakistan is seeking US$200 million fund from World Bank to develop hydropower

Pakistan is seeking US$200 million from the World Bank through the International Development Association to develop hydropower in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). KP is one of four administrative provinces of Pakistan, located in the northwestern region of the country along the international border with Afghanistan. According to Pakistan-based Dawn Media Group, the loan will help finance […]

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Residents of Thieddieng Opposes NEEPCO’s Hydro- Power Project: Report

Residents of Thieddieng has reportedly opposed the implementation of Mawphu Hydro Electric Project, Stage II, by North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) in their land. According to TST, Dmis P.Wanroi at a press conference alleged that people’s agricultural land were destroyed following the implementation of the NEEPCO’s hydro electric project. She further added NEEPCO had […]

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