BHEL commissions first unit of Pulichintala hydro power plant

State-run Power equipment maker BHEL today said that it has commissioned the first unit of the 4×30 MW Pulichintala Hydroelectric project (HEP) in Telangana. “The greenfield project is being set up by TSGENCO in Guntur district of Telangana on … More →

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Govt to come up with pro-active hydro power policy: Goyal

In a bid to boost hydro power sector, the government is planning to formulate a policy to push stalled projects and extend the benefits for renewable sources like wind and solar to hydro projects beyond … More →

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Report on removal of 25MW renewable cap on hydro projects soon

A report on removing the 25 MW cap for hydro power projects to treat it as renewable would be put out soon for public consultation. “India’s renewable energy capacity could touch 225 GW by 2022 … More →

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Adding hydro can take India’s clean power to 225 GW by 2022

Government is considering reclassifying large hydro power plants as renewable projects, Power Minster Piyush Goyal said today, adding that it can help India achieve clean power capacity of 225 GW by 2022. Removing the distinction … More →

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Tehri Hydro Power Corporation to raise Rs 600 crore via bond sale

State-owned Tehri Hydro Power Corporation (THDC) is raising up to Rs 600 crore through a sale of bonds to fund energy projects, people familiar with the matter said. The company’s maiden debt issue will open … More →

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MNRE to soon finalise bidding norms for small hydro projects

In a bid to encourage Small Hydro Power (SHP) generation capacity addition and achieve economies of scale, the New and Renewable Energy Ministry will soon finalise guidelines for tariff-based bidding of projects. “The ministry has … More →


NHPC CMD KM Singh hopeful of resumption of work of stalled 2000 MW Lower Subansiri hydro power project

State run public sector utility, NHPC Limited’s chairman & Managing director, K.M Singh is hopeful that stalled 2000 MW Lower Subansiri hydro power project along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border will resume. Lower Subansari project had snowballed … More →

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35 hydro power projects awaiting concurrence by CEA: Government

Of the 50 proposals received from various states for setting up hydro power projects, 35 are awaiting the CEA concurrence or appraisal, Parliament was informed today. “Presently, 50 proposals for setting up of hydro electric … More →

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Hydro Policy amended in Himachal Pradesh to facilitate power projects

Himachal Pradesh government today announced amendments in Hydro Power Policy 2006 to speed up upcoming hydro power projects in the state. As per the amendment the developer would now submit the proposals to the Deputy … More →


NHPC signs pact with BHEL for hydro power projects overseas

State-owned NHPC today said it has entered into a pact with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) for undertaking hydro power projects in overseas markets. “NHPC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on July 21, … More →