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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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Government mulls longer fixed cost recovery period for hydro power

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2017

The government is looking at extending fixed cost recovery period of hydro projects to 30- 35 years, from 12 years at present, to bring the tariff down to as low as Rs 2 per unit, Power Minister...

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Power ministry forms committee to encourage private participation in hydropower sector

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2017

In a bid to seek more private sector participation in the hydropower sector, the ministry of power has formed a committee under Central Electricity Authority of India (CEA) to propose...

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IDFC infrastructure fund set to buy First Solar’s India portfolio for $300 million

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 31, 2017

The infrastructure fund of multi-asset manager IDFC Alternatives is set to make its biggest acquisition till date by taking over the entire 200 megawatts of First Solar’s operational portfolio...

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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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Cabinet may consider Rs 16,709 crore hydropower policy this month

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2017

The Union Cabinet may take up for approval this month the hydro-power policy which aims to provide Rs 16,709 crore support for stalled 40 hydel projects, entailing 11,639 MW capacity, and to...

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NTPC mulls buying $1.3 billion stake in SJVN from government

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 28, 2017

NTPC Ltd., India’s biggest electricity producer, is seeking to buy the federal government’s stake in hydro-power producer SJVN Ltd. to boost its share of non-fossil fuel generation capacity,...

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