The tide has turned for hydropower projects in India after years of being in the shadows of the solar and wind power projects that have primarily been the focus of government attention. In the last six months, the government declared that large hydropower projects would have renewable energy status.
India has consistently conveyed its concerns over the Brahmaputra river to China and urged the country to ensure that interests of downstream states are not harmed by any activities in the upstream areas, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday.
India has postponed the scheduled inspection of its two hydropower projects on the Chenab river by Pakistani experts following the fresh tension in bilateral ties and cancellation of foreign ministers’ meeting in New York, according to a media report here Wednesday.
China, which is constructing many hydropower projects in Tibet, plans to focus on dam building on rivers close to its provinces and not on the Brahmaputra which sparked concerns in India, state media reported today.
China, which is constructing many hydropower projects in Tibet, plans to focus on dam building on rivers close to its provinces and not on the Brahmaputra which sparked concerns in India, state media reported Thursday.
India plans to as much as quintuple development of hydroelectric power in Jammu and Kashmir. The local government is planning to add more than 5,000 megawatts of power using the flow of its rivers within the next five to six years
Rural Electrification Corp (REC) is looking at overseas business, starting with neighbouring countries, to supplement revenue from its traditional business of lending to rural power projects, chairman PV Ramesh told ET in an interview.
The Indian government has expedited the process of getting clearances for four proposed projects to build reservoirs to store water from the Brahmaputra River and its tributaries amid fresh reports of Chinese threats to divert the river’s water to its arid regions.
Given the uncertainties surrounding India’s clean energy space, Hyderabad-based Greenko Group is planning a $750 million equity investment for buying power transmission and distribution (T&D) assets to diversify.
The functioning of the Power Department, headed by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, is in the spotlight again