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High Court stays construction of all hydro power plants in Uttarakhand,India

A bench of justices Rajeev Sharma and Lok Pal Singh gave the directions on a PIL filed by Himadri Jan Kalyan Sansthan which alleged...

Global electric car sales up over 50 percent in 2017: IEA

PARIS, May 30 (AFP) - Electric car sales around the world rose by 54 percent in 2017, taking global stock across the three-million threshold,...

India says electrified all villages ahead of prime minister’s deadline

Asia's third-largest economy has been held back for years by a power shortage, with industries having to cope with blackouts and hospitals forced to...

Millions to be without electricity by 2030, report warns

Double the population of the USA and the UK will be without electricity by 2030 unless governments invest more in renewable energy, a new...

World Bank to support electricity transmission in Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi Government has signed two financing agreements worth $515m with the World Bank to finance the expansion of the country’s electricity transmission network,...

Helpless power sector to make India’s summer stressful

With coal shortage at power stations, an early peak in demand, and the discoms struggling to keep electricity prices in check, India is poised...

Power ministry urges battery producers to set up plants in India

Power Minister R K Singh held a meeting with battery manufacturers to discuss the creation of an ecosystem for incentivising battery manufacturing in India. NEW...

India Hydro power policy 2018-28: Government funding declines 34 pct

The government has revised downwards the proposed size of the Centre’s funding of hydro power projects by way of 4% interest subvention by 34%...

India’s largest wind turbine generator commissioned by Suzlon

The first prototype of S128 has been commissioned at the Sanganeri site in Tamil Nadu, a company statement said, adding that testing is underway. New...

Report on Bhutan FY17 indicates debt reduction in hydropower sector

Bhutan released a report this week containing information that says during Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17), the country reduced its hydropower-related debt by about US$48.3...