Tags: Hydro

COVID 19 Effect: Power generation from renewables remain unaffected while thermal suffered says Ind-Ra

COVID-19 led lockdown the all-India energy demand in March this year decreased 8.9% yoy to 98.8 billion units (BU) while energy supply decreased 9.2% yoy, resulting in the energy deficit remaining at 0.4% (March 2019: 0.4%), noted India Ratings and Research in its new report. Despite a reduction in power demand in March 2020, the […]

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Tata Power starts commercial operations of 178 MW hydro power project in Georgia

Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC, a Joint Venture between Tata Power, Norway’s Clean Energy Invest (CEI), and International Financial Corporation (IFC) announced the start of commercial operation of the 178 MW Shuakhevi Hydro Power Project (HPP) located in southwest Georgia. Further, AGL will be soon commissioning  the 9 MW Skhalta Hydro Power project which is also a […]

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Four policies including renewables, hydropower approved to boost industrial growth in J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council, headed by Lt Governor G C Murmu recently approved four policies for tourism, captive power, hydro power and renewable energy, and AYUSH care. The Administrative Council’s decision comes in the backdrop of Global Investors Summit scheduled to be held later in the year to attract investments in the union […]

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Financial closure of 900 MW Arun-III hydro power project in Nepal achieved

The financial closure of the 900 MW Arun-III hydro power project in Nepal was achieved on Thursday, the executing company said here. The total debt tied up with banks is Rs 6,333.48 crore that includes Rs 1420.86 crore stand-by line of credit, if required, the Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) said. The debt portion […]

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Nepal holds power summit with focus on regional connectivity

A two-day summit on power began here on Thursday with an aim to serve as a platform for regional cooperation on hydropower generation and electricity trade. Inaugurating the International Power Summit 2019, Nepalese Energy Minister Barshaman Pun said, Nepal has set a target of generating 15,000 hydropower within the next decade not only for domestic […]

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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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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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