Anandpur Sahib: The hydropower generation at Anandpur Sahib hydel channel has come to a halt with Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) stopping water supply to the channel.

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the state was all set to produce 400 MW of power from 28 mini plants with an installed capacity of 10 to 15 MW each. The plants would be commissioned by 2010.

The Punjab Government is seriously perusing a nuclear power plant for the state. After the SAD-BJP government in Punjab announced a reversal from the stand taken on the issue by the previous Congress regime, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his Cabinet colleagues have asked the Centre to build a

Ludhiana: An exercising cycle that can produce power has become an huge attraction at the ongoing International Trade Fair in Delhi these days.

Jalandhar: The Associate Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Dr JV Yakhmi, has said that there should be no worry in any quarter as far as the safety of nuclear power plants (NPPs) is concerned. He was speaking at a seminar on nanotechnology. He said new NPP technology was the safest. He claimed that India was one of the leading countries in the NPP technology.

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Ludhiana: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has included names of four members from the industry in the high-level committee constituted for fixing norms at inlet and outlet of common effluent treatment plants to be set up in Ludhiana.

In a major shift in its policy on setting up a nuclear power plant in the state, Punjab will now lobby with the Centre to give it a Light Water Reactor (LWR)-based nuclear power plant.

Three public sector companies are planning to set up 60-80 megawatt solar plants with an investment of Rs 1,000-1,200 crore. The projects will come up in Rajasthan, Punjab and the Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

In Punjab, thousands of family-size biogas plants are satisfactorily functioning for the last two decades with 5-10 cattle heads. PAU (Punjab Agricultural University) has designed biogas plants of various capacities to cover different sizes of dairies.

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