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Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?
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Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?

Bhutan has made substantial progress in household electrification in recent years, according to the Department of Renewable Energy. In 2018 over 99.97 percent of households had access to electricity, up from just 30 percent in 2003.

Govt working on incentives to promote industrial development in J&K region: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal
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Govt working on incentives to promote industrial development in J&K region: Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

The government is working on several incentives and steps to promote industrial development in the Jammu and Kashmir region, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday

Bhutan's plans for Sankosh dam highlights questions about country's pursuit of hydropower
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Bhutan's plans for Sankosh dam highlights questions about country's pursuit of hydropower

While India and Bhutan embark on a new hydropower venture with the Sankosh dam, many issues remain unaddressed, related to the two countries, tribals, wildlife and monetary risk.

World Environment Day 2019: Four sustainable technologies to help save our oceans
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World Environment Day 2019: Four sustainable technologies to help save our oceans

Sustainable tech can help the oceans as well as reduce the carbon footprints we are leaving behind.

India postpones Pakistan experts' inspection of hydropower projects in J&K; Islamabad asks New Delhi to 'fulfil commitment'
India

India postpones Pakistan experts' inspection of hydropower projects in J&K; Islamabad asks New Delhi to 'fulfil commitment'

After the bilateral talks on the Indus Waters Treaty last month in Lahore, India rejected Pakistan's objections on the construction of two hydropower projects on the Chenab river, and invited Pakistani experts to visit the sites to address their concern. The experts were scheduled to inspect the two hydropower projects by October but India cancelled it, citing some local issues.

Small hydropower projects turning rivers into series of static water bodies, shows study
India

Small hydropower projects turning rivers into series of static water bodies, shows study

India is promoting small hydropower projects (SHPs) — defined as hydropower facilities of less than 25 megawatt (MW) — on the assumption that they are socially beneficial and more environment-friendly than larger ones.

Pakistan complains to World Bank over India continuing work on Kishanganga hydropower project
India

Pakistan complains to World Bank over India continuing work on Kishanganga hydropower project

Pakistan has informed the World Bank about India's completion of the Kishanganga hydropower project during the bank's "pause" period.

Chinese-sponsored North Indus River Cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan
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Chinese-sponsored North Indus River Cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan

Pakistan's entire water supply for agriculture, factories and homes is dependent on rivers in the Indus basin.

Record increase in global spending on clean energy in 2015: Study
World

Record increase in global spending on clean energy in 2015: Study

Wind and solar power were the biggest winners, with more than half of the money committed to renewables in 2015 spent on harnessing the sun's energy.

JPVL calls off talks with Reliance, hydropower deal collapses
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JPVL calls off talks with Reliance, hydropower deal collapses

Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd said on Wednesday a deal to sell its entire hydropower business to Anil Ambani's Reliance Power Ltd has collapsed.

Nepal can free India of its darkness with its power supply: Modi
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Nepal can free India of its darkness with its power supply: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pledged to end Nepal's crippling blackouts and offered to buy electricity from the country endowed with rich hydropower potential.

Why Jaypee power- Reliance Power deal heralds consolidation in hydel space
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Why Jaypee power- Reliance Power deal heralds consolidation in hydel space

While in the private sector space, Anil Ambani-led Reliance Power has agreed to buy out Delhi-based Jaypee Group's entire hydel business in a deal estimated at Rs 12,000 crore, in the public sector space, the NDA government is exploring the option of merging all state-owned hydroelectric companies in order to reduce its dependence on coal, which is already in short supply domestically and needs to be imported to meet India's fuel needs.<br />

With Jaiprakash Power deal, Reliance Power could become India's top hydel co
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With Jaiprakash Power deal, Reliance Power could become India's top hydel co

Anil Ambani group firm Reliance Power has pipped Adani Power's Rs 11700 crore offer to buy the entire hydro power portfolio of Jaiprakash Power for an estimated ?15,000 crore after Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa) pulled out out of the Rs 10,500-crore deal on Thursday.<br />