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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...

India announces new dam safety measures

India is launching the latest software version of the Dam Health and Rehabilitation Monitoring Application (DHARMA) tool and introducing seven new dam safety guidelines aimed at...

Indian Government estimates 9-11 per cent IRR for renewable projects

The ministry of new and renewable energy has proposed internal rate of return (IRR) of major renewable energy projects to be in the range...

India : 34 power projects in distress; Centre not to bear NPAs

Chhattisgarh accounts for 10 of the projects; government says contracting parties must honour the PPAs even if conditions turn difficult Almost a third of the...