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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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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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Nepal to award 1,200 MW hydroelectric project to Chinese company

Nepal has revived a deal with a Chinese state-owned firm to construct a USD 2.5 billion hydroelectric plant, that had been scrapped by the previous government, officials said. Prime Minister K P Oli’s governemnt last week decided to hand over the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project, to the China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC), reversing the former […]

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India invites experts from Pakistan to visit two hydropower projects on Chenab

India has invited Pakistani experts to visit the sites of its two hydropower projects on the Chenab river next month to address its concerns, but hinted at continuation of the work on them despite Islamabad’s objections, a senior Pakistani official has said. After the conclusion of the two-day high-level bilateral talks on the Indus Waters […]

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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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DR. Srinivas Bhaskar Chaganti, Founder and MD, Cow and Calf Dairy Farms Limited

Q: Dr. Srinivas Bhaskar thank you for your time, please share with our readers in details about the (Product) innovation that you are working on A: This technology is called “Flywheel Power Multiplication ” this paper was accepted by EESAT 2017 presented at San Diego accecepted by sandia national laboratory , north pacific laboratory In this […]

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India looking to lower hydropower tariffs: Report

The government is considering lowering tariffs for new hydropower projects to help them compete against cheaper forms of electricity, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The power ministry has proposed excluding the costs of building infrastructure such as roads and bridges from tariffs to make new hydropower projects viable, the people said asking not […]

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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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Agreement inked for providing additional funding for Pare Hydroelectric Plant

A loan agreement was signed recently for providing additional funding of Euro 20 million for the Pare Hydroelectric Plant project, under the Indo-German Bilateral Development Cooperation. “The Loan agreement for the project was signed by A.G. West Kharkongor, Chairman and Managing Director, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) and Christoph Kessler, Director, KFW while […]

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