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NHPC plans to develop 600-MW ultra mega solar park in Uttar Pradesh

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2020

State-run hydropower major, NHPC, is planning to develop a solar park of around 600 Megawatt (MW) capacity in Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh, it said in a virtual event on Wednesday....

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NHPC board okays foray into solar power business

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2020

State-run hydro power giant NHPC on Thursday said its board has approved the proposal to foray into solar power business. NHPC is mainly into hydro power generation. "It is to inform that board of directors of NHPC Ltd in its meeting held today...has considered and approved...

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NHPC raises Rs 750 crore through private placement of bonds

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2020

State-owned hydro power major NHPC on Thursday said it has raised Rs 750 crore through private placement of bonds at an interest rate of 6.80 per cent per annum for a loan tenure of 10 years. It added that this issue structure consists of a base size of Rs 500 crore with a...

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Subject Tags: bonds , hydro power , NHPC

Softbank, O2, Axis Energy, EDEN, Avaada emerge successful bidders for 2 GW solar projects

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 21, 2020

SoftBank, O2, Axis Energy Ventures, EDEN Renewables and Avaada Energy have emerged as successful bidders for 2,000 megawatts (MW) solar energy projects, entailing an investment of Rs 11,000 crore, in an auction concluded last week. "SoftBank got the maximum 600 MW in the...

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NHPC concludes e-reverse auction for developing 2000 MW solar generation capacity amid lockdown

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 20, 2020

National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has successfully concluded an e-reverse auction for developing a 2000 MW of solar generation capacity at a competitive tariff of Rs. 2.55/2.56 per unit at a time business are struggling due to lockdown. The E-RA was conducted...

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Major boost for 4 hydro projects worth Rs 45,000 crore

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2019

 The government expects a big push to hydropower sector having received clearances for four projects worth about Rs 45,000 crore. ...

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NHPC to develop 40 MW solar power project in Odisha for Rs 1.96 billion

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2018

Hydropower generation company NHPC Ltd will put up a 40-Mw solar plant in Odisha with an investment of about Rs 1.96 billion.


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NHPC to invest Rs 3,000 crore on solar, wind projects

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2016

State-run National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) is planning to invest around Rs 3,000 crore over the next five years to set up solar and wind projects across the country....

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Subject Tags: NHPC , SECI , solar power

Insurance companies increase premium for hydropower plants

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2014

 NEW DELHI: Insurance companies have raised the premium for hydropower plants across the country after last year's flash floods in Uttarakhand that led to huge claims. Companies like National Insurance Co Ltd, United India Insurance Co Ltd and Oriental Insurance Co have...

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Subject Tags: NHPC