Two mega hydropower plants in Himachal shut

Two mega hydropower plants in Himachal shut

The country’s two mega hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh were temporarily shut down on Wednesday, owing to a rise in the level of the silt content in the Satluj river, disrupting power supply to the northern states, including New Delhi.

Jangi project likely to get cabinet nod

Jangi project likely to get cabinet nod

But, the cabinet later decided to re-bid the Jangi-Thopan and Thopan-Powari projects as a single Jangi-Thopan-Powari project of 960 MW capacity as per the new hydel policy.

Hydropower Grows but Industry Is Changing

Hydropower Grows but Industry Is Changing

New hydropower capacity installed worldwide plunged 36% in 2017 compared to 2016, but the sector remains optimistic about its future despite a transitioning role for hydropower away from baseload power and toward flexible services.

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