Environment Ministry's panel to consider request on Nov 11
JAMMU: With the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) and Central Water Commission (CWC) indicating that upcoming Ratle Hydro Electric Project on River Chenab in Kishtwar district has the potential to generate more electricity than the already projected,

Pakistan has rejected the Wuller Barrage engineering design provided by the Indian government on technical grounds, it was learnt.

There is an enormous potential for exploiting hydroelectric power in Himachal Pradesh, but implementation needs political and administrative support

GVK Power and Infrastructure would commence work on its 690 MW hydro-electric power project at Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir by December 2011, a company official has said.

JAMMU: Though the State Government has flagged tapping of available hydro-electric potential in time bound manner as priority sector yet it failed to get the work on Stage-II of the Baglihar Hydroelectric Project on river Chenab started during the past over six months despite the fact that the project has received all sorts of clearances from different quarters.
Authoritative sources told EXCELSI

The Ratle Hydro Electric Project located on River Chenab in J&K state of India is planned to be developed as Run of the river scheme. It is located down stream of Dulhasti Project and Upstream of Baghlihar Project near the village Drabshala in Kishtwar District.

The pre-implementation agreements (PIAs) signed by the government with independent power producers (IPPs) for execution of 15 hydroelectric projects, awarded recently through global bidding, indicate that generation will commence at the earliest only by 2021, provided all goes well.

All successful bidders who were awarded projects with an aggregate capacity of 1303.25 MW have deposited the firs

People in electricity-starved Jammu and Kashmir may have to wait for at least four years for the completion of the second phase of the 900-MW Baglihar hydroelectric project over the Chenab in Chanderkote.

The first phase having three turbines of 150-MW each started in 1999 and was commissioned in 2008.

Managing Director of the Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Corporation Shalin Kabra said

Pakistan and India on Thursday made no headway to resolve Wullar Barrage dispute as both sides were not ready to change their historical stance, informed sources told Business Recorder.

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