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News Paper Need long-term visibility, investment in renewable energy

 3:25 pm     Nishtha Saluja

Steps need to be taken to make renewable energy financially sustainable and more centric to the power situation, experts said. “The most important thing for us is the continuity of policies,” said Sumant Sinha, chairman, ReNew Power. “The path that needs to…

International New York Sets Out to Beat California; Mandates 100 Percent Renewables by 2040

 2:17 pm     Jennifer Runyon

In an address last week, New York Governor Andrew M Cuomo laid out plans for his “Green New Deal,” which includes aggressive mandates and goals for clean energy, money for offshore wind development, and much more. The Green New Deal…

International President Trump can’t stop U.S. coal plants from retiring

 2:15 pm     Reuters

More U.S. coal-fired power plants were shut in President Donald Trump’s first two years than were retired in the whole of Barack Obama’s first term, despite the Republican’s efforts to prop up the industry to keep a campaign promise to…

News EPM closes one of two floodgates at 2.4-GW Ituango hydro project

 2:00 pm     Hydro World

Empresas Publicas de Medellin (EPM) has closed one of the two floodgates at the 2.4-GW Ituango hydro project, which previously had been opened and was allowing water to flow into the turbine rooms. According to BNamericas, Medellin Mayor Frederica Gutierrez…

News Solar over hydro

 1:48 pm     Sukhdev Shah

Nepalis have always prided in the country’s abundance of hydropower potential that will someday lead to national prosperity. Surveys have established that Nepal has 83,000 megawatts of hydropower capacity of which approximately half is commercially viable. General logic and the…

International Australia’s solar, wind boom to power past grid woes in 2019

 1:50 pm     REUTERS

Australia's wind and solar boom looks set to power through 2019 following a record year, despite grid constraints and extra scrutiny from network operators to make sure new projects don't spark blackouts like ones that hit two years ago. Abundant…

Need long-term visibility, investment in renewable energy

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President Trump can’t stop U.S. coal plants from retiring

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Opinion

Where will pumped storage hydropower growth come from?

The below data comes from the section on pumped storage hydropower (PSH) in the International Energy Agency’s recently released Renewables 2018 report. It is reprinted here with permission. Global PSH additions declined to 2.7 GW in 2017, returning to the 20-year annual average after a record 7.2 GW1 in 2016 resulted from exceptionally high deployment in China and Europe.… Read More +

Feature

NSW government declares Shoalhaven pumped hydro expansion critical

The New South Wales government’s Minister for Planning has declared the $300 million Shoalhaven Hydro Expansion Project Critical State Significant Infrastructure (CSSI) because of its importance to NSW’s future energy security. Origin Energy proposes to expand the existing Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme from 240 MW to 475 MW and produce enough power for about 80,000 homes.… Read More +

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Off Track

HIDCL’s Vision

Fiscal Year 2010/11 was marked and celebrated as historical centennial year of generation and commercial use of hydroelectricity in Nepal. Pharping-the first Hydroelectric Power Plant, started generating electricity in 1911.… Read More +

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Petroleum

Two oil pumps found guilty of tampering

Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology has barred two petrol pumps based in Kathmandu, Maitidevi Oil Stores and Chuchhepati Oil Stores, from conducting their business after they were found tampering the official seal imposed on fuel dispensers of the gasoline stations. According to the bureau, the petrol pumps were found to have tampered the official… Read More +

News Paper

Need long-term visibility, investment in renewable energy

Steps need to be taken to make renewable energy financially sustainable and more centric to the power situation, experts said. “The most important thing for us is the continuity of policies,” said Sumant Sinha, chairman, ReNew Power. “The path that needs to be taken is very clear. The only concern is that returns have gone down, and… Read More +

International

New York Sets Out to Beat California; Mandates 100 Percent Renewables by 2040

In an address last week, New York Governor Andrew M Cuomo laid out plans for his “Green New Deal,” which includes aggressive mandates and goals for clean energy, money for offshore wind development, and much more. The Green New Deal is included in New York’s 2019 Executive Budget. The plan provides for a transition to… Read More +

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