Tags: hydroelectric

BHEL commissions 330 MW Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project in Jammu & Kashmir

With the commissioning of the third 110 MW hydro generating unit, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the prestigious 330 MW Kishanganga Hydro-Electric Project (HEP) in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). The first and second units of the project were also recently commissioned in the month of March, 2018. Notably, all the three units […]

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KSEB pursuing hydro, wind and solar power projects to cut costs: Report

KSEB will reportedly focus on small hydel projects to generate power and income. According to TOI it spends around Rs 7,500 crore each year to purchase power from other states. KSEB can reduce its loss only if it can construct more power generation plants.  State power minister MM Mani speaking to the publication said  “We […]

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Meghalaya planning to construct new roads to save Umiam hydro-electric dam

The Meghalaya government is exploring the possibility of having additional roads in the Guwahati-Shillong route to minimise the vibration caused by vehicular traffic causing harm to the wall of the Umiam hyro-electric dam, the assembly was informed recently. The Central Water Commission (CWC) recently expressed concern about the safety of the Umiam concrete dam saying […]

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Pöyry awarded environmental impact assessment assignment for KGL Hydropower Project in Zambia

Zesco has awarded Pöyry with an Environmental Impact Assessment assignment for the Kafue Gorge Lower (KGL) Hydropower Project (HPP) in Zambia. The 750 MW Kafue Gorge Lower Hydropower Project is part of the long-term solution to address the increasing gap between energy demand and supply in Zambia. The project is closely linked to the electricity […]

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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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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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