Renewables add 1,742 MW in the first four months of this fiscal; no new thermal capacity

Bengaluru: The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has rejected the Karnataka government’s proposed run-of-the-river Shivanasamudram hydro-electric power project, citing technicalities on im

GUWAHATI: At a time when dam-induced flood has ravaged Assam’s Golaghat district as well as in Kerala, the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC)’s standing committee of

Reservoir sedimentation has been a pertinent issue for diversion structures for a very long time. Sedimentation of reservoirs pose problems like loss of live storage, erosion and turbine coating, frequent shutdown of power due to maintenance of hydraulic machinery etc.

This policy brief is based on previous research led by Professor Declan Conway at the London School of Economics and Political Science, in collaboration with researchers at University College London, the University of Pretoria and the University of East Anglia.

Environment activists in Himachal Pradesh have sought Cumulative Environment Impact Assessment (CEIA) of dams on Satluj.

The July 23 dam collapse in southern Laos marked a turning point that squarely exposed the vulnerabilities of Laos’ current plans to become the “battery” of Southeast Asia.

Laos has suspended consideration of new hydropower projects in the country pending reviews of development policy after the breach of a dam last month left at least 34 dead with 100 still missing, L

Construction for 2,000 Mw began more than 13 years earlier but has been stalled on ecological concerns; panel of experts to reassess also stuck at NGT

Higher thermal power output will continue to meet the increasing electricity demand in the country, India Ratings said today in a report.

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