Tags: Hydro

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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NHPC to resume construction on Lower Subansiri project

State-owned NHPC is likely to resume construction work on the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh after the rainy season is over. This became evident after the Assam government and NHPC Limited on Friday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for implementation of the project. Niraj Verma, Principal Secretary (Power) signed […]

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SJVNL wins two hydropower projects from Himachal Pradesh govt

State-owned SJVNL on Wednesday said it has bagged two hydropower units — 138-MW Bardang and 210-MW Purthi projects — from the Himachal Pradesh government. “Himachal Pradesh has vide its letter dated August 9, 2019, decided to allot Bardang HEP (138 MW) and Purthi HEP (210 MW) projects to SJVN Ltd in the state of Himachal […]

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Modi to inaugurate 720 MW hydro project in Bhutan visit

Further strengthening the close bond with “trusted friend and neighbour” Bhutan during his two-day visit next week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 720 MW Mangdechhu hydropower project and also focus on boosting educational linkages between the youth of the two countries. Around four-five agreements are set to be inked between the two nations […]

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NGT dismisses plea for reconstituting panel on Subansiri hydropower project

Clearing the decks for the Lower Subansiri hydroelectric project on the Assam- Arunachal Pradesh border, NGT Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking reconstitution of the Environment Ministry committee which was set up to study the project. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said it not found any material on record justifying the […]

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Himachal HC penalises HPPCL on water project for six states

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday penalised state-run Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (HPPCL), which is constructing a hydro-power dam project for providing water to six states including Delhi, for unnecessary litigation and directed the company to recover the litigation costs from erring officials. Allowing the petition of Sat Dev Singh, whose land was […]

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India and Bhutan finalizes Mangdecchu hydro project’s power tariff protocol

India and Bhutan has finally signed tariff protocol for the output of 720 MW Mangdechhu hydro project. The Protocol was signed between both the countries on 23rd April, 2019 by Dasho Yeshi Wangdi, Secretary, Ministry of Economic Affairs, RGoB and Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Secretary, Ministry of Power, GoI. Prior to this protocol finalization, basic tariff […]

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ASSOCHAM, REPA sign MoU to Hydropower, new and alternate energy

The Renewable Energy Promotion Association (REPA) and The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) on Wednesday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in New Delhi. As per the MoU, both ASSOCHAM and REPA would collaborate together to promote substantial and tangible actions to increase the co-operation between the two associations. These are some […]

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