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  • Private Sector: 194 MW
  • India: 476 MW
  • Loadshedding: 265 MW
  • Demand : 1289 MW
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International

Bhutan pushing for substantial Chukha tariff hike and 2,560 MW Sunkosh project

As part of the 50 years of formal diplomatic relations between the two countries, the government has been pursuing a substantial increase in the power tariff of the Chukha project, and it has also been pushing India to implement the 2,560 MW Sunkosh. Chukha Tariff The Chukha tariff is supposed…


Natural gas to remain as primary energy source for electricity in US: agency

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Monday forecast that natural gas will remain as the primary source of US electricity generation in at least the next two years. According to the January 2018 Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), released on Monday by the EIA, the share of total electricity supplied…


Bitcoins and Hydropower: What’s the big deal?

There is so much buzz these days about bitcoin mining, particularly with regard to the high amount of energy required and how hydropower can help. First, what are bitcoins and why should I care about them? According to Investopedia: “Bitcoin mining is the process by which transactions are verified and…


Vedanta, Torrent, Neyveli join race to acquire GMR plant

Anil Agarwal's Vedanta group, Torrent Power and state run Neyveli Lignite Corp have joined the race for acquiring a controlling stake in GMR Energy's 1,370MW plant in Chhattisgarh. In all, five companies including Adani Power  and JSW Energy have put in final bids for the project, industry sources said. Resurgent…


Nuclear Medicine To Open Cancer Detection Using Nuclear Technology

Bangladesh’s premier medical institute the National Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (NINMAS) is going to set up its own Cyclotron department to bolster its nuclear technology-based cancer diagnosis services. The Cyclotron department will be equipped with the Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scan system. Once finished the patients…


Argentina rules in favor of developing US$900 million hydropower project

Argentine President Mauricio Macri has ruled in favor of constructing the US$900 million 210-MW Portezuelo del Viento hydropower project on the Rio Grande in Malargue, south of the province of Mendoza, located in central Argentina. According to a Jan. 18 announcement from Mendoza Minister of Government, Labor and Justice, Dalmiro…


Bhushan Power’s liquidation value doubled to Rs 20,000 crore

Independent experts Duff & Phelps and PricewaterhouseCoopers have revised the liquidation value of Bhushan Power & Steel upwards to Rs 20,000 crore, almost double their initial estimates, barely two weeks ahead of a deadline for submission of final bids for the bankrupt company, according to people briefed on the matter.…


Vietnam utility IPO part of overall plan for investment in power generation

Vietnam National Oil & Gas Group (PVN) subsidiary, PetroVietnam Power Corp. (PV Power) owns three hydropower plants in its portfolio and it will put more than 468.3 million shares of its charter capital for sale in its initial public offering (IPO) on Jan. 31. In addition to raising funds to…


Bitcoins and Hydropower: What’s the big deal?

There is so much buzz these days about bitcoin mining, particularly with regard to the high amount of energy required and how hydropower can help. First, what are bitcoins and why should I care about them? According to Investopedia: “Bitcoin mining is the process by which transactions are verified and…


Bangladesh Redraws List Of Farmers Affected By Rooppur NPP

The Bangladesh Government is preparing a new list of farmers affected by the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, who will be eligible to receive compensation. The government has already allocated 28 crore Taka (USD 3 million) for the same and the earlier list of 775 farmers has been set aside. Sources…


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