The matter before the SC pertains to a suo moto one where in August 2013, the apex court had halted work on all hydro-electric power projects in the wake of the 2013 Uttarakhand disaster.

State-owned NHPC Ltd today announced the commissioning of Unit 4 of Teesta Low Dam Project-IV.

The Central Government will take the final call on the under-construction 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Power Project (LSHEP), even if a verdict to be passed by the National Green Tribunal

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Hydro Power Project, 04/08/2016. As per reassessment study conducted by Central Electricity Authority, India has a total hydro potential of 1,45,320 MW (above 25 MW). Projects with 38062 MW are in operation while HE Schemes with an aggregate capacity of 12357 MW are under construction. However, a total hydro potential of about 94900 MW still remains to be tapped in the country, which is about 65% of the total hydro power potential. State-wise details of the estimated hydro power potential yet to be tapped in the country is given at Annex.

Following protests from pressure groups, project has been stalled since Dec 2011 on grounds that seismic activity could pose a risk to people in downstream areas

National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) claims that the Lower Subansiri Hydro power project of 2000 Mega Watt is completely safe.

Teesta Low Dam – IV Project in West Bengal

State-run National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) is planning to invest around Rs 3,000 crore over the next five years to set up solar and wind projects across the country.

NEW DELHI: The environment and forests ministry has accorded environment clearance to the 624-MW Kiru hydroelectric project proposed to be constructed in Jammu & Kashmir by Chenab Valley Power

In a major development, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has accorded environment clearance to 624 MW Kiru HE Project in J&K State.