hydropower project

SJVNL declares Rs.388.84 crore dividend


September 4th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 13 (IANS) Power utility Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) has declared a Rs.388.84 crore dividend for the last fiscal, the company said here Tuesday.Addressing the annual general ... Read more...

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SJVNL’s second plant to start power generation in December


July 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam's second plant in Himachal Pradesh will start generating power from December this year, a company official said here Wednesday.The generation in the ... Read more...

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Huge Chinese dam experiences big flood


July 24th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) The Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydropower project, witnessed its biggest flood this year Tuesday when water from the Yangtze river gushed at 69,000 cubic ... Read more...

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Jaiprakash hydroelectric project gets UNFCCC registration


June 28th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Jaiprakash Power Venture Ltd. (JPVL) Thursday said its 1,000 MW hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh has been registered by the United Nations Framework Convention on ... Read more...

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Seven abducted from power plant in Assam


June 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) Seven people were abducted Sunday by suspected Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militants from an under-construction power project in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Himachal keen to expand airports


April 6th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is keen to expand its existing airports in Kullu and Kangra districts to strengthen air connectivity, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Friday.For ... Read more...

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Two labourers buried alive in Himachal


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 3 (IANS) Two labourers were buried alive while working in a tunnel for a hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district, the police said Tuesday."Two labourers, who were ... Read more...

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Record power generation by Himachal plant


April 1st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL), the company that owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Sunday announced that it has achieved ... Read more...

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Graft, scams hog limelight in Himachal assembly (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


April 1st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) Accusations of graft and scams have been creating an impasse in the budget session of the Himachal Pradesh assembly, with the opposition Congress continuing to ... Read more...

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Himachal legislator seeks probe into Jaypee’s project


March 27th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 27 (IANS) An opposition Congress legislator Tuesday sought an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the commissioning and functioning of India's largest hydropower project in ... Read more...

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SJVNL aims to generate power worth Rs.1,557 crore


March 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL), which owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Monday fixed a target to generate 7,000 ... Read more...

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World Bank to give Pakistan $1 bn


March 21st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) The World Bank has approved two projects totaling $1.09 billion to boost Pakistan's electricity supply and irrigation sectors.The first project will cost $840 million and will ... Read more...

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NTPC Himachal hydro plant to be commissioned next year


February 27th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 27 (IANS) State-owned National Thermal Power Corp's mega hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh is likely to be commissioned next year. The plant would generate 3,054 million units annually ... Read more...

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Hydropower major forays into wind power


February 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 9 (IANS) After testing the waters, the Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) which owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh has now decided to ... Read more...

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SJVNL’s Q3 profit up 20 percent


January 21st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL), the company that owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Saturday announced a 20 percent increase ... Read more...

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Hydro project will ruin Himachal river catchment: Report


January 15th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 15 (IANS) The Hul hydropower project near this town will ruin five km or one-fourth of the catchment of the Hul stream, a tributary of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan fumes over UN carbon credits to India


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan plans to challenge a decision of an UN agency to grant carbon credits to India on a hydropower project.According to Pakistani officials, India secured the ... Read more...

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Three Gorges to buy stake in Portuguese firm


December 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) China's Three Gorges Corp will buy a 21 percent stake in Portuguese utility company EDP for 2.69 billion euros ($3.5 billion), beating rivals from Germany and ... Read more...

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Himachal panchayats to again go unrepresented over hydro project


November 20th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 20 (IANS) A private mega hydropower project near this town in Kinnaur district has again evoked sharp response from the tribals, who have decided to ... Read more...

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China to build dam in Mauritius


October 10th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) The China Three Gorges Corp. (CTGPC), the operator of China's largest water control programme, has signed a contract with the Mauritian government to build a water ... Read more...

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SJVNL achieves record power generation


October 9th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 9 (IANS) Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) Sunday said the country's biggest hydropower plant, located in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, has achieved a record power generation ... Read more...

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Dam water to recede, Kullu deities coming


October 4th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 4 (IANS) The water level in a reservoir near here will be brought down this week for the "safe passage" of over 250 deities in a ... Read more...

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China wants Myanmar to discuss joint hydro project


October 1st, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) China Saturday urged consultation over a suspended joint hydropower project in Myanmar, saying the legitimate rights and interests of its companies should be protected.Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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SJVNL declares Rs.333.9 crore dividend


September 13th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 13 (IANS) Power utility Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) declared a total dividend of Rs.333.93 crore for the last fiscal, a company statement said here Tuesday.The SJVNL ... Read more...

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Firm loses Himachal hydro project


September 1st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has cancelled the allotment of a hydropower project to an Indo-Norwegian company. It will invite fresh bids for the 60MW project, an official said ... Read more...

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SJVNL declares Rs.330.93 crore dividend


August 27th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) Power utility Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) Saturday declared a dividend of Rs.330.93 crore for its shareholders for the fiscal 2010-11."The annual general meeting Friday ... Read more...

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Himachal bans construction in trout habitat


August 27th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) To propagate trout in the natural waters of Himachal Pradesh, the state government has decided against setting up hydropower projects in the picturesque Tirthan Valley in ... Read more...

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Himachal losing Rs.150 crore a year on power project


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is losing a revenue of over Rs.150 crore (over $32 million) annually as a hydropower project allotted to a Dutch firm by the state ... Read more...

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Green tribunal stops Himachal hydropower project


July 29th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) In a major setback to the construction of a hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh that will provide drinking water to Delhi, the National Green Tribunal (NGT), ... Read more...

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Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam’s Q1 profit up 20 percent


July 15th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL), the company that owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Friday announced its profits surged nearly ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s hydropower corridor to be set up this month


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karcham (Himachal Pradesh), July 3 (IANS) A mega power transmission corridor being constructed by the Jaypee Group in this Himachal Pradesh town will be commissioned by the end of this ... Read more...

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Flood deaths rise to 15 in Nepal


July 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) A newborn child and its mother, and a father and his two teenaged children, were among the 15 people killed in Nepal in two days as ... Read more...

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Four officials taken hostage by Himachal villagers freed (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Four government functionaries associated with a mega hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district were taken hostage by villagers protesting over environmental issues and released after ... Read more...

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Himachal villagers take officials hostage


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Protesting villagers in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district have taken government officials hostage, officials said Wednesday.The protesters are demanding cancellation of a mega hydropower project being executed ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists say no to export-oriented power projects


June 20th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists have decided not to allow any hydropower project that intends to export the generated power, a decision that immediately impacts Indian group GMR as ... Read more...

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