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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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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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SJVNL signs pact for 430 MW hydro project in Himachal

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) on Wednesday signed a pact with Himachal Pradesh for commissioning the 430 megawatt (MW) Reoli Dugli Hydro Electric Project on the Chenab river basin. The pact was signed in the run-up to two-day Rising Himachal Global Investors’ Meet in Dharamsala, which is beginning on Thursday. Earlier, the SJVNL had […]

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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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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 takes over Lanco Teesta Hydro Power Limited

State-run hydro power giant NHPC on Wednesday said it has completed formalities for taking over 500 MW Teesta VI hydro power project, which it has bagged under corporate insolvency resolution process. NHPC had last week signed a definitive agreement for implementation of approved resolution plan for takeover and resolution of Lanco Teesta Hydro Power Ltd, […]

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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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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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