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Nilgiris hydel power projects may get green nod without public hearings

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2020

Two major hydroelectric projects in eco-sensitive Nilgiris planned by the state government-run Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Company (Tangedco) are likely to get environmental clearances without the mandatory public hearings. A central government-appointed sub-...

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Punjab dams register record hydel power generation

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 9, 2020

Timely rain and sufficient water level has facilitated optimum functioning of Ranjit Sagar and Shahpurkandi dams. Both hydel power projects have surpassed their previous historical record of all time highest power generation. They achieved highest ever generation of 2,013.194...

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Once complete, Polavaram to add 980 megawatts of hydel power to state grid

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

Polavaram project, considered the lifeline of Andhra Pradesh, will also make the state surplus in power generation. It will add about 980 megawatts of hydel power to the state grid. ...

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Bihar Policy for Promotion of New and Renewable Energy Sources - 2017 approved

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2017

The government today approved the Bihar Policy for Promotion of New and Renewable Energy Sources - 2017 aiming to build a capacity to generate 2,969MW solar power, 244MW bio-fuel energy and...

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Over 30 hydel power projects left in limbo in Kolkata

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 1, 2016

More than 30 hydel power projects with an envisaged capacity of almost 10,500 megawatts have been held up due to agitations by local communities fearing dislocation and ecological damage and...

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Subject Tags: funding , hydel power