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Centre looks to sell SJVN stake without Himachal approval

By : editor_2, Dec 11, 2018

The Centre can sell its stake in Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd even if Himachal Pradesh, the partnering state government, is not open to the Rs 7,000 crore deal. 

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Japanese bank to fund West Bengal’s pumped storage project

By : editor_2, Nov 16, 2018

West Bengals’ power distribution company has roped in Japan International Cooperation Agency for a Rs 5,000 crore loan that would part finance its proposed 1000 mw Turga pumped storage project...

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BHEL commissions 120 MW Pulichintala hydro power plant in Telangana

By : editor_2, Nov 14, 2018

State-owned engineering giant BHEL said Monday that with the completion of fourth and final 30 MW unit, it has completely commissioned 120 MW Pulichintala Hydro-Electric Project (HEP) in...

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Average spot power price up 45% at Rs 5.94 per unit in October; highest ever sales volume in any month

By : editor_2, Nov 6, 2018

The average power spot prices jumped over 45% to Rs 5.94 per unit in the month of October on the energy exchange from Rs 4.08 per unit in the same month a year ago. According to a statement by...

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JSW Energy to revive 240 MW hydro project, eyes acquisitions

By : editor_2, Oct 30, 2018

Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Energy, that is reviving an old hydropower project plan and is scouting for acquisitions, has warned that the sector needs immediate attention as problems have crippled new...

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Himachal's mega hydro project re-allotted

By : editor_2, Oct 24, 2018

After over a decade of flip-flops and litigation, a multi-million dollar hydropower project was re-allotted on Monday by the Himachal Pradesh government to state-run Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd...

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Tamil Nadu plans to construct Anamalayar dam under PAP

By : editor_2, Oct 15, 2018

Even as Tamil Nadu is opposing moves by upper riparian states such as Karnataka to construct dams across inter-state rivers, it is planning to build a new dam under the 60-year-old Parambikuam -...

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Proposal to bring hydro power under renewable energy ambit in Cabinet soon

By : editor_2, Oct 5, 2018

The power ministry is planning to place a proposal to bring large hydro power units under the ambit of renewable energy before the Union Cabinet in a month, power minister R K Singh has said....

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India must encourage hydro power projects development: R K Singh

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2017

Power and renewable energy minister R K Singh today said India must encourage development of hydro power projects as they help in providing inexpensive power in the long-term and are ideal for...

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Subject Tags: hydropower , power sector

India plans to add 1,305 MW Hydropower capacity in current fiscal

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

India is planning to add around 1,305 Megawatt (Mw) of additional hydropower generation capacity in the current financial year, over 20 per cent lower as compared to 1,659 Mw added last fiscal.

The last year’s target stood at 1,714 Mw. This year, the government is...

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