Flying water taxis to beat traffic in Paris and London

‘Flying’ water taxis powered by river currents could be tested on the Thames in London later this year. The electric boats, called SeaBubbles, use hydrofoils to lift them out the water, reducing the drag to allow them to reach … More →

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‘Ministry to remove hurdles for hydro power project’

The government is studying all international experiences, and bringing out a separate policy to encourage investors to invest in ecofriendly power projects, the minister said, adding that he will visit Arunachal Pradesh to review some … More →

Arunachal Pradesh Power Department

Hydro power in Arunachal

The Hydro potential of the State is immense and should be developed for the benefit of our people and its future. However, exploitative profiteering in the name of developing the hydro power should not be … More →

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After SunEdison, Greenko set to buy TAQA’s hydel unit

Greenko Energy is set to acquire an Indian hydro power unit from Abu Dhabi’s TAQA for Rs 650 crore, the second instance in four months where the Hyderabad-based renewables company is buying out a distressed … More →


Northeast could feed India up to 1,100 MW of power by year end

The northeastern region, with its huge energy potential — 50,000 MW, by some estimates — could soon become the “power house of India”. And taking a small first step in this direction, it is expected to … More →

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India can help Nepal in harnessing hydro power project: Envoy

Nepal has immense opportunities for hydro power production and India can play a major role in harnessing this potential, Nepal’s Ambassador to India, Deep Kumar Upadhyaya said here today. “Nepal has immense opportunities for the development of hydro … More →

Ministry Of Power Govt. Of India

Power Ministry to give major thrust to hydro power, says Goyal

There will be a major thrust on hydro sector by different ways to bring down cost of electricity from this renewable source, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said today. “I shall be going later this week … More →


India to supply additional 80 MW power to Nepal from Jan 1

India will supply an additional 80 MW of power to Nepal from January 1, which will increase the total total transmission of electricity to the neighbouring nation to 400 MW. “From the first day of … More →

Hydro Power

India to fast-track its Hydro-electric projects to its fullest under IWT

The issues of fast-tracking implementation of hydroelectricity projects in Jammu and Kashmir were discussed during the meeting. The inter-ministerial task force, set up by Modi government to look into strategic aspects of Indus Water Treaty … More →

National Physical Laboratory

Indian scientists generate electricity from water sans using energy

Soon, a device that runs on a few drops of water could revolutionise the way electricity is generated, thanks to a team of scientists at Delhi’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL). Researchers have developed a novel … More →