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SC: Can Uttarakhand hydel projects be shifted to non-eco fragile zones?

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 2, 2020

The Supreme Court on Friday suggested exploring the feasibility of shifting hydro-electric power projects on Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers in Uttarakhand to non-eco fragile zones to facilitate resumption of the projects which have been stalled for the last seven years. “It...

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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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14 hydro power projects stare at Rs 25,594 crore cost overrun

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 25, 2017

Fourteen under construction hydro power projects of above 25 mw have been stalled due to various reasons, leading to cost overrun of Rs 25,593.78 crore, the government said today....

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