Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

hydro power projects


After long drought, China plots ambitious water infrastructure push

September 01, 2022 11:37 am

Chinese provinces are planning to spend billions of dollars on new water infrastructure as they try to fend off the growing impact of extreme weather on agriculture and hydropower.

Punjab: PSPCL buys more power to meet demand

July 09, 2021 4:53 am

Punjab, Venu Prasad said, is witnessing an all-time high demand for power in the ongoing paddy season due to delayed arrival of monsoon.

Concerns over stalled hydro projects despite bailout plan

August 20, 2017 11:08 am

There had been decline in interest from private investors in the hydro power projects given environmental hurdles, better alternatives like solar power, tariff of which has plummeted drastically to below Rs 3 a unit.

Himachal Govt's decision to waive mandatory clearences for hydro-power projects raises questions

September 20, 2014 7:16 pm

The move is a complete U-turn by the government on its earlier decision to involve locals users of water and other right holders in sanctioning new hydro-power schemes.

‘Enormous water saving possible by simple measures in domestic & industrial sectors’

November 30, 2013 3:37 am

In a report to the government,CWPRS has said that at present water conservation assumes great importance.

J-K govt plans to implement 45 hydro power projects in 10 yrs

June 10, 2012 5:35 pm

Dhar said the hydro power sector has a capacity to generate 36,000 jobs for local youth.

State moots shift from micro to macro planning for hydel projects

January 03, 2011 1:03 am

Mooting a proposal to shift from the old concept of micro-level implementation of catchment area treatment plans of hydro power projects.

2,000 MW proposed hydro projects may get delayed

October 02, 2010 2:51 am

The government today said that 2,000 MW proposed hydro power projects may get delayed due to environmental issues.

‘Photo-monitoring’ of hydro power projects introduced in HP

August 19, 2010 12:51 am

Himachal Pradesh has begun the process of “photo-monitoring” of hydro-power projects and their activities like the dumping of muck,which have an adverse impact on the environment.