Renewable energy is growing at a tremendous pace in India. While some sectors are growing faster than others – solar and wind power are especially growing super fast – one can expect significant growth to happen in other sectors such as biomass energy, small hydro, and waste to energy sectors as well. Not surprisingly, such a strong growth […]Read More →
Archive for 'Hydro Power'
When someone thinks about small hydro power in India, he or she thinks mainly about North East or Himachal Pradesh, or sometimes perhaps Karnataka. Tamil Nadu does not usually come to mind for small hydro, and perhaps with justification, because the state does not figure in the country in the top 5 when it comes […]Read More →
This is my final post on the Renewtech India 2011 conference. Click here for details on Day 1 and click here for details of Day 2. The final day of the event had 3 sessions. The first session was titled “Tidal & Geo-Thermal Energy”. The first speaker was Dr. Ritesh Arya, Hydrogeologist & Groundwater Consulting […]Read More →
Climate change as result of global warming is affecting hydro power generation. This is evident from the power crisis in Karnataka. The State of Karnataka, like other parts of the country, for sometimes experiencing frequent power cut. Apart from other reasons, the main reason for insufficient power supply is said to be due to poor […]Read More →
June 21, 2009 Neyveli Lignite Corp (NLC) is planning to increase its power generation capacity to 10,000 MW by the end of 12th plan period at an investment of Rs.40,000 crore by entering into hydro, wind and nuclear power sectors. It has planned to set up a 1,000-MW hydel power project in Uttarakhand partnering with […]Read More →
June 20, 2009 Tamil Nadu’s total installed capacity of small hydro power: 4,813 Mw, wind: 4,311 Mw and cogneration and biomass power: 413 Mw, as on April 30, 2009. This accounts for 35 per cent of the installed capacity from renewable energy source in India. This alone represents 27 per cent of TNEB’s grid capacity […]Read More →
June 17, 2009 Indian power ministry has visited Norway, to study their power exchange and power marketing system, integrated grid operation, and energy efficiency initiatives, with plan to set up power stock exchange in northeastern states which has the potential to generate 59,000 MW or about 40 percent of the country’s total hydropower potential. But […]Read More →