Is Hydro Power Practical?

Hydropower, which uses moving water to generate energy, is one of the oldest power-producing technologies. Today, it accounts for about 16 percent of the electricity produced around the globe and 85 percent of all renewable energy. As the world aims to get more of its30

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10 largest power stations of the world

Besides government agencies and electrical engineers, power generation has become a matter of everyone’s concern as shortage of power has become a very real issue with the global energy costs going up. Power generation can be achieved from different modes such as thermo, hydro, eco-friendly30

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MoEF constitutes committee to study impact of hydro power projects in Uttarakhand

Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has constituted an expert committee to study whether the environmental degradation caused by hydro-electric projects on Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers led to Uttarakhand floods. The expert committee will be headed by Prof. Ravi Chopra, Director of People’s Science Institute,30

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Compulsory Hydro Power Purchase Obligations for DISCOMS

According to reports, the Power Ministry plans to make it compulsory for DISCOMS (distribution companies) to purchase a set percentage from hydel sources. This would on turn benefit the Hydropower sector. Speaking on the sidelines of a conference organised by industry body Ficci, the Power30

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Jammu and Kashmir to get 6 mini Hydro power projects

According to reports, 6 mini Hydro Power projects of 9.5MW capacity are going to be developed by the Jammu and Kashmir Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA). Minister of State for Science and Technology Feroz Ahmad Khan, according to an official statement, said that the process for30

Indian Electricity Scenario

The energy sector holds the key in accelerating the economic growth of India. The energy demands for developing country like India keep on continuously growing. Energy is a driving force behind rapid economic growth of the country. India ranks sixth in the world in total30