Hydro Power

43 Pumped Hydro Storage Projects With 55 GW Capacity Under Survey: Govt

Union Power Minister R.K Singh in a written reply before the Parliament stated that a total of 43 Pumped Hydro Storage Projects (PSPs) are under survey and investigation in the country.  He mentioned that these projects have an aggregate installed capacity of 55,085 MW. The minister also said that a total of four PSPs are […]

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NHPC Limited Appoints Uttam Lal As Its New Director (Personnel) 

India’s leading hydro power generator-National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) Limited has now appointed Uttam Lal as its Director (Personnel).  Lal, before this appointment at the NHPC, was serving as Chief General Manager (HR-CSR/R&R/LA) at NTPC Limited. “He has over 35 years of vast and rich experience in the area of Personnel Management, Industrial Relations and […]

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SJVN to collaborate with Assam Govt for renewable energy projects

The Assamese government looks bullish on renewable energy as the state and the entire North East region, always blessed with high potential, finally act on it. In the latest development, Director Finance of Shimla based state owned Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN), Akhileshwar Singh met with the Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati […]

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Renewable Energy to Power First Lithium Mines of North America

Canadian mining major Snow Lake Lithium which has plans to open the first lithium mine in North America in the near future says the mining will be done using renewable energy completely. As per Snow Lake Lithium, the lithium resource mining will start in the province of Manitoba in Canada in 2024 or 2025. The […]

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IIT Delhi Halves Carbon Footprint With 4.7 MW Green Energy Capacity

IIT-Delhi has achieved the milestone of becoming the 1st Central Govt funded technical institute to reduce its carbon footprint by over 50% Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi (IIT-D) has announced that from April 1, 2021, the institute achieved the milestone of becoming the first Central Government funded technical institute to reduce its carbon footprint […]

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Tender Issued for Hydro Plus Floating Solar Hybrid Project in Mumbai

MCGM has tendered for a renewable hybrid energy project of 20 MW hydro power capacity and 80 MW floating solar capacity at the Vaitarna lake. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) acting through the Municipal Commissioner, has issued a tender for the selection of developers for procurement of a renewable hybrid energy project to […]

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Power Minister Rubbishes News of October Woes for Thermal Plants

Mr. R.K. Singh, the Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy has denied the news of idling in the thermal sector. Is he right? In a somewhat belated response to a series of stories that  came out last week about the ‘distress’ in the thermal power sector, Shri R.K. Singh, India’s MNRE Minister has […]

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India plans to establish 500 GW of RE capacity by 2030: MNRE Secretary

India is planning to add 500 GW of renewable energy to its electricity mix by 2030 according to MNRE secretary Aanand Kumar. Speaking at the 17th meeting of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Council being held in Abu Dhabi, the MNRE Secretary said, “India would have installed 175 GW of RE capacity by 2022 without […]

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