Tags: hydroelectric

Agreement for 600 MW hydroelectric project in Bhutan signed

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday attended via video conference the signing ceremony of Concession Agreement for 600 MW Kholongchhu JV-Hydroelectric Project in Bhutan. Happy to join @FMBhutan & @BhutanMoea in witnessing the signing of Concession Agreement for the 600 MW Kholongchhu Hydroelectric Power Project for #CleanEnergy. Another example of the symbiotic cooperation between […]

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PFC to fund hydroelectric and projects worth Rs 22K cr in Madhya Pradesh

Power Finance Corporation (PFC) on Tuesday said it will fund 225 MW hydroelectric and other multiple purpose projects worth Rs 22,000 crore in Madhya Pradesh. The company in a statement said “PFC today entered into an agreement with Narmada Basin Projects Company Ltd (NBPCL), a wholly-owned company of Govt of Madhya Pradesh, to fund projects […]

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Wage hike demand makes Indsil Hydro Power declare lockout at Palakkad unit

Indsil Hydro Power and Manganese Ltd on Monday said it has declared lockout at its Palakkad factory in Kerala after workers demanded a wage increase. “Due to an unreasonable pre-condition of a demand for wage increase and consequent refusal to attend to work by the workforce at its factory at Palakkad post the COVID-19 lockdown, […]

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Activists asks not to grant extension of clearance to Himachal hydro project

Close to 1,000 representatives of environmental action groups, locals and academics have asked the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change not to grant extension of clearance to the state-run Kashang hydropower project in geologically fragile Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh. Citing April 30 natural calamity, they said a large portion of a steep mountain in […]

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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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Renewables Account for Almost Three Quarters of New Capacity in 2019: IRENA

The renewable energy sector added 176 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity globally in 2019, marginally lower than the (revised) 179 GW added in 2018. However, new renewable power accounted for 72 per cent of all power expansion last year, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). IRENA’s annual Renewable Capacity Statistics […]

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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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Hydropower industry and financiers to bring international best practices on sustainability to Nepal

The Nepal Bankers’ Association and the Independent Power Producers’ Assocation Nepal (IPPAN) made a public declaration to jointly promote environmental and social standards for the hydro power industry. This is an important step to raise the Environmental and Social (E&S) awareness and practices that are applied to the development of hydro power projects on a […]

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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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