Hydro World News & Views

Power sector earnings unlikely to match generation spurt The Mint, Oct 10 2013

In general, the conditions would disfavour independent power producers, while regulated return entities would perform better The S&P BSE Power index is one of the top sectoral gainers since September. The battered-down valuations of power companies over the... ...Read More

Delayed hydel projects facing cost overruns of at least 25% Economic Times | 23 Sep, 2013

KOLKATA: As many as 48 delayed hydel power projects with a capacity of 14,545 mw face cost overruns of at least 25%. Of this, the public sector is staring at a cost escalation of some 36%. ...Read More

Stop clearances to Uttarakhand dams, Supreme Court to centre Economic Times 14 Aug, 2013

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has directed the environment ministry not to clear hydropower projects in Uttarakhand saying it was concerned with the proliferation of such projects and the impact on the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers...Read More

Generation-based sops announced for struggling wind power sector Economic Times 14th August 2013

NEW DELHI: Breathing life back into the subsidy starved wind energy sector, the government has approved the implementation of 'generation-based incentive (GBI)' that was announced...Read More

Health of Indian Power System and Its Impact on Indian Economy The power supply position of India is deteriorating day by day due to lack of fuel, poor implementation and poorer hydro/ thermal mix...Read More

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Uttarakhand floods: Why damning the dams is Himalayan blunder ET ; 2 Jul, 2013

After the Uttarakhand disaster, every NGO activist worth his or her jhola has got 10 minutes of fame on TV channels. And they seem happy blaming local people and development work including hydel power projects for the catastrophic floods...Read More

Skills shortage delays infrastructure projects: Study ET | 8 Jul, 2013

An acute skills shortage is as responsible for the inordinate delays in big-ticket infra projects as cumbersome red tape and tardy land acquisition...Read More

Speed up non-controversial hydropower projects: Bahuguna TNN Jun 8, 2013, 03.42AM IST

DEHRADUN: Chief minister Vijay Bahuguna on Friday asked top officials to speed up the process of commissioning 16 non-controversial mini hydropower projects on the Ganga's tributaries...Read More

Nepal allows Coastal Projects India to invest in hydropower project Nepal,Business/Economy, Thu, 04 Jul 2013 IANS

Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) Energy-hungry Nepal has cleared the decks for Indian investment in the 44 MW Super Madi Hydropower Project in Kaski district in the country's western region...Read More

Tata Power signs $700 million agreement for setting up power plants in Georgia NDTV Profit |Press Trust of India | May 10, 2013 23:20 (IST)

New Delhi: Tata Power said on Friday that it has signed an agreement worth $700 million with Clean Energy Invest AS (Clean Energy) and IFC InfraVentures(IFC) for developing hydro projects in Georgia for sale of power primarily to Turkey...Read More

Key hydro-power projects hit, grid not disturbed The Indian Express | New Delhi, Wed Jun 26 2013, 03:38 hrs

The presence of excessive silt, boulders and floating debris in the upper reaches of rivers in flood-hit Uttarakhand has forced at least six key hydro-power projects in the state to curtail or completely shut down electricity generation to prevent equipment damage...Read More

North India power hit as Himachal hydro plants shut Hindustan Times | Shimla, June 17, 2013

Himachal Pradesh's two major hydropower projects remained shut on Monday due to high silt level in the Sutlej river, sparking a power crisis in Punjab, Haryana and Delhi...Read More