Large hydropower to get renewable energy status

Large hydropower projects, which mean hydropower projects of installed capacity 25 mw or more, will now be considered as part of renewable energy. The Union Cabinet recently approved a proposal to this effect. So far, hydropower projects of Read more


Toshiba to expand Indian hydropower turbine unit

TPSC (India) Private Ltd, a wholly-owned Indian subsidiary of Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corporation in Japan, has announced that it will expand its assembly plant of water turbines for small and medium sized hydroelectric power project. The company Read more

THDC’s installed capacity will cross 4,500 mw in five years

THDC India Ltd, formerly Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Ltd, was incorporated in 1988 with the objective of developing mainly Read more

GE Power lands Rs.818-crore order for hydro-turbines

GE Power India has been awarded a contract worth around Rs.818.3 crore from Navayuga Engineering Company Ltd to design, engineer, manufacture, supply, erect, test and commission 12 units of 80-mw capacity vertical full Kaplan turbine generator units along Read more

Arunachal is home to half of India’s non-electrified villages

Arunachal Pradesh accounts for nearly half of India’s total number of non-electrified villages, official statistics indicate. According a recent government release, as of November 30, 2017, India had 2,217 villages that were non-electrified. Out of this, Arunachal Pradesh accounted Read more