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NHPC board okays foray into solar power business

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2020

State-run hydro power giant NHPC on Thursday said its board has approved the proposal to foray into solar power business. NHPC is mainly into hydro power generation. "It is to inform that board of directors of NHPC Ltd in its meeting held today...has considered and approved...

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India shelves Gujarat, West Bengal tidal power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2020

Ocean-based tidal projects of Gujarat and in the Gangetic delta of Sunderbans in West Bengal have been cancelled by the respective state governments due to high capital costs, new and renewable energy minister R K Singh said on Thursday. “The government has not planned...

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GIC, ADIA-backed Greenko set to pick up stake in large hydro project

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2020

Greenko Group, India’s most-funded renewable energy company, is set to acquire a stake in a large hydropower project that was developed in a public-private partnership and has been dogged by controversies, VCCircle has learnt. Hyderabad-based Greenko, backed by Singapore...

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India has committed development of energy and infra projects worth Rs 75,000 cr in partner countries: MEA

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 18, 2019

India has committed development of energy and infrastructure projects worth Rs 75,000 crore across partner countries over the past five years, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). "As part of our active engagement with partner countries, the Government of...

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Indian hydropower project an example of good practice in sustainability

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 8, 2019

The Teesta-V hydropower station, in Sikkim in northern India, has been rated as an example of international good practice in hydropower sustainability, according to an independent report. The...

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Government targets at adding 1,190MW of hydropower capacity in 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

India aims at adding 1,190 MW of hydropower capacity in the current year, which will take the total capacity to more than 50,000 MW. India has 45,399 MW of large hydel plants and 4,594 MW of...

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NHPC plans 100Mw solar park in Odisha; invites bids from EPC contractors

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

Leading hydro-power generator NHPC Ltd has firmed up plans to develop a 100 Mw solar park in Odisha. ...

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Statkraft, Actis eye Equis’ Indian hydroelectric assets

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

Norwegian state-owned power company Statkraft AS and global private equity (PE) fund Actis Llp are separately looking to acquire the Indian hydroelectric assets of Singapore’s Equis Pte. Ltd,...

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Nepal seeks Indian investment in hydro power, roads & highways

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2019

 

Nepal has invited Indian investments in hydro power, roads and highways and the hotel industry to give a boost to economic ties between the two countries. ...

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Norway's Statkraft eyes hydropower projects in India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

Norwegian state-owned electricity company Statkraft is actively scouting for hydropower opportunities in North India, including buying out stressed assets. The attempt by Europe’s largest green energy producer comes in the backdrop of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA)...

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