Major policy and regulatory reforms needed to revive hydropower in India.

Major policy and regulatory reforms needed to revive hydropower in India.

India is endowed with rich hydropower potential to the tune of 148 GW (which would be able to meet a demand of 84 GW at 60% load factor) which makes it one of the most important potential sources to meet the energy security needs of the country. Yet, the development of hydropower installations in the […]

SC urges Centre to take unified stand on Uttarakhand hydro projects.

SC urges Centre to take unified stand on Uttarakhand hydro projects.

After Uma Bharti’s letter on Uttarakhand hydro projects, SC urges Centre to take unified stand. Environment minister Prakash Javadekar and water resources minister Uma Bharti seem to differ on the issue of giving clearance to hydro power projects in Uttarakhand. All such projects were halted by the Supreme Court after the devastating floods in 2013 […]

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center funds $1M in upgrades for hydropower.

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center funds $1M in upgrades for hydropower.

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center funds $1M in upgrades for hydropower facilities in West Springfield, Ware and Orange. As part of the Baker-Polito administration’s celebration of Earth Week, state energy officials this week touted the benefits of hydroelectricity by announcing more than $1 million in upgrades for small-scale hydroelectric facilities in West Springfield, Ware and Orange. […]

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