Fortum and Uniper reaching first milestones in strategic “One Team” cooperation

Fortum and Uniper have jointly finalised the first planning phase in the three strategic cooperation areas of Nordic hydro and physical trading optimisation, wind and solar development, and hydrogen. Under the proposed plans, Fortum would lead the operations of both companies’ Nordic hydro assets in the future. Uniper, meanwhile, would take the lead in the […]

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India H2 Alliance makes six-point submission to create ‘Bharat H2’ supply chain, build hydrogen systems at scale in India

India H2 Alliance (“IH2A”), the industry-led energy transition coalition, has submitted a six-point agenda to the Government of India for creating a domestic ‘Bharat H2’ supply chain and to build hydrogen systems at scale. The submission was made jointly by IH2A Steering Committee co-leads, Chart Industries and Reliance Industries, to the NITI Aayog and Ministry […]

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PFC, REC signs MoU with KHEL for 600 MW Hydro Electric Project in Bhutan

Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (PFC) along with REC Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kholongchhu Hydro Energy Ltd (KHEL) for extending a Term Loan of Rs.4058 Crore for 600 MW Hydro Electric Project at Trashi Yangtse, Bhutan. The project is proposed to be funded in a debt-equity ratio of 70:30 and the Term […]

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Evonik India to showcase SEPURAN Green for Biogas purification at E Bioenergy 2021

To support the growth of the biogas and bio-energy sector, Indian Biogas Association (IBA), in cooperation with German Biogas Association (GBA) and supported by the Indo-German Chamber Commerce (IGCC), is organizing this Virtual ‘Bio-Energy E-Pavilion 2021’, a two-days’ event, from February 18 to 19, 2021 on a virtual platform. Evonik India Pvt. Ltd, a part […]

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NTPC Group installed capacity reaches 64,075 MW

NTPC Ltd, India’s largest energy integrated company crossed 64,000 MW. The company commenced commercial operations for the Kameng Hydro-Electric Project, a part North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (a wholly-owned subsidiary company of NTPC Ltd), effective today. With this, the commissioned and commercial capacity of NTPC group has reached 64,075 MW.  With a total installed […]

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IIT Delhi researchers generate clean fuel hydrogen fuel at low cost

A steep rise in global energy demand in the 21st century, combined with the necessity to curb greenhouse gas emissions, have driven researchers to look for cleaner and greener energy sources as alternatives. An IIT Delhi research group under the supervision of Prof. Sreedevi Upadhyayula, Prof. Ashok N. Bhaskarwar and Prof. Anupam Shukla from the […]

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Environment activists hail budget policy on green hydrogen

Environment activists and experts recently said the Budget announcements that India will soon have a policy on green hydrogen is a welcome step but expressed displeasure over lack of policy on closing inefficient coal plants and clarity on electric public transport vehicles. Responding to the budget announcements, Aarti Khosla, Director Climate Trends, told IANS there […]

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IRENA and IHA forge partnership to advance sustainable hydropower

In recognition of their shared objectives to increase the uptake of renewable energy, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Hydropower Association (IHA) have today signed a formal partnership agreement.  Hydropower is the world’s largest source of renewable energy, contributing over half of global renewable energy installed capacity, and directly employing around two […]

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NHPC signs Definitive Agreement to takeover of 120 MW Rangit-IV HE Project of JPCL in Sikkim

NHPC Limited has signed Definitive Agreement on 13th January 2021 for implementation of the Approved Resolution Plan for takeover of 120 MW Rangit-IV HE Project of Jalpower Corporation Limited (JPCL) in Sikkim. The agreement was signed between NHPC, Resolution Professional and Secured Financial Creditors (PFC and PNB) in presence of Y.K. Chaubey, Director(Tech) NHPC, R.P. […]

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Hydroelectric projects under obligation to release minimum water downstream: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed state pollution control boards to ensure the release of minimum water downstream by hydroelectric projects, saying business or commercial interests cannot override the requirement of maintaining riverine ecology. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said every hydroelectric project (HEP) irrespective of the date of […]

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