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Texas authority discussing dam safety risks at four hydroelectric plants

USA- The Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA) in Texas is discussing how to mitigate safety risks to recreationalists downstream of four low-head dams that impound water for hydroelectric plants. One option being considered is lowering the level in these four lakes -- McQueeney, Placid, Meadow and Gonzales -- by up to…


34 developers receive generation licences to build hydro schemes

Kathmandu- The Department of Electricity Development awarded generation licences to 33 independent power producers and one state-backed company in the last fiscal to develop hydropower projects with a combined installed capacity of 1,842 MW. According to Director General Madhu Prasad Bhetwal, the department issued the generation licences in line with the government’s…


Indian Government approves investments in largest hydropower plant

New Delhi- The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Rs 1600 crore expenditure on pre-inv estment activities and various clearances for Dibang Multipurpose Project in Arunachal Pradesh. The estimated total cost of project is Rs 28080.35 crore and the estimated completion period for the…


The number of public charging stations for EVs in China surges 50.5% in May

According to data recently released by the China Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Promotion Association, the number of public charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) owned and operated by its members totaled 401,000 units as of May 2019, of which 229,000 were AC charging stations, 171,000 were DC and 500 AC/DC…


China’s wind energy O&M market to reach $5 billion over ten years

New Delhi: China’s onshore wind energy operation and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to reach a total of $5 billion over the next 10 years, underpinned by a fleet of over 60 Gigawatt (GW) projects which have been operating for five years or more and the continued rapid growth in new installed capacity.…


Indian Government targets at adding 1,190MW of hydropower capacity in 2019

Kolkata: India aims at adding 1,190 MW of hydropower capacity in the current year, which will take the total capacity to more than 50,000 MW. India has 45,399 MW of large hydel plants and 4,594 MW of small ones. Last year, the government had targeted hydel capacity addition of 840 MW…


Renewable energy industry awaits huge stimulus for investment

Pune: The World Bank's Economic Prospects Report has forecast India's economy to grow by 7.5 percent during this and the next two fiscals, retaining its top spot as the fastest-growing major economy. India's growth estimate is the brightest spot in a grim forecast for the world economy. The continuation of the…


Kerala aims to introduce 1 million electric vehicles by 2022

New Delhi: Kerala has set an ambitious EV plan under which the state aims to roll out 1 million electric vehicles on the state road. These will include 3,000 buses, 2 lakh two-wheelers, 50,000 three-wheelers, 1,000 goods carriers and 100 ferries as pat of the pilot fleet and all of them will come as electric powered.…


Iraq sets up ‘loophole’ in US sanctions to buy Iranian power

Baghdad: Iraq is establishing a financial "loophole" to continue buying vital gas and electricity from Iran despite US sanctions, learned, mirroring a European mechanism that came into effect Friday. The "special purpose vehicle" (SPV) would allow Iraq to pay for imported Iranian energy in Iraqi dinars, which Iran could use to exclusively buy…


Power Finance Corporation raises $300 million loan from overseas

India's State-owned Power Finance Corporation said it has raised USD 300 million (Rs 2,070 crore) loan from overseas. The loan has been jointly approved by State Bank of India, Hong Kong and MUFG Bank Ltd, Singapore. This is PFC's second foreign currency borrowing in the current fiscal, a PFC statement said. Earlier, PFC raised USD…


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