User: sumitmahar Topic: Hydel Projects
Category: Himachal Hydel
Last updated: May 25 2018 15:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As temperature soars, power demand across India hits record high 25.5.2018 Rediff: Business
Northern and western states had the highest power demand, with Uttar Pradesh sourcing 19,082 Mw, Delhi 6,029 Mw, Rajasthan 10,395 Mw, Gujarat 16,825 Mw, and Maharashtra 23,609 Mw.
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Power demand touches record high as temperature soars across India 24.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
On May 23, India recorded a cumulative power demand of 170,121 Mw, which is around 8 per cent higher than the same month last year
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HP plans to set up power sale control room 19.5.2018 General News
Himachal Pradesh is planning to set up a power sale control room to monitor real time electricity generation and revenue of the state government. Himachal Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary (MPP and Power) Tarun Kapoor today directed Director Energy to set up the control room. Reviewing the progress of power generation, he said that it would be appropriate that monitoring of all projects, including up to 5 MW Projects be carried out by one agency, the Directorate of Energy and the monitoring of all HEPs (hydro electricity projects) be web based. For capacity building of the office of Directorate of Energy regarding power sale, monitoring, safety authority and quality and social environment aspects, a proposal will be prepared and accordingly the best firms in the field will be contacted for this purpose, he said, adding that an MoU will be signed with the world leader in power sector. The Directorate of Energy will also conduct study to reduce the cost of major financing components, ..
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Water Storage Level of 91 Major Reservoirs of the Country Goes Down by One Percent 18.5.2018 General News
The total storage capacity of these 91 reservoirs is 161.993 BCM which is about 63% of the total storage capacity of 257.812 BCM which is estimated to have been created in the country. 37 Reservoirs out of these 91 have hydropower benefit with installed capacity of more than 60 MW.
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Water level across major reservoirs goes down by 1 pc 17.5.2018 General News
The water level in 91 major reservoirs across India has gone down to 19 per cent of their total storage capacity from 20 per cent last week, the Union Water Resources Ministry said today. There is 31.072 billion cubic metres (BCM) of water available in the reservoirs (as of today), according to a statement issued by the ministry. The latest levels in the reservoirs are 85 per cent of the storage reported in the corresponding period last year, the ministry said. It is also 90 per cent of the decadal average of the storage. The reservoirs in states such as Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand, Odisha, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana have reported lower water levels than last year. Major dams in Rajasthan, West Bengal, Tripura, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have reported better storage vis-a-vis last year. The total storage capacity of all the major reservoirs is 161.993 BCM, which is about 63 per cent of the ..
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Day temperatures rise marginally in most parts of Himachal Pradesh 17.5.2018 General News
The day temperatures in most parts of Himachal Pradesh rose marginally today with Una in the Shiwalik foothills registering a maximum temperature of 41.2 degrees Celsius. The mercury rose marginally in other parts of the state as well and Sundernagar, Bhuntar Nahan and Solan recorded a high of 37.1 degrees Celsius, 34.6 degrees Celsius, 33.6 degrees Celsius and 33 degrees Celsius, followed by Dharamsala 30.4 degrees Celsius, Shimla 26.6 degrees Celsius, Kalpa 22.0 degrees Celsius and Keylong 17.1 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperatures also increased by a few notches and Keylong and Kalpa in tribal Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur districtsrecorded a low of 3.3 degrees Celsius and 7 degrees Celsius, followed byManali 7.3 degrees Celsius, Bhuntar 13.4 degrees Celsius, Shimla 16 degrees Celsius, Palampur 17 degrees Celsius, Sundernagar 17.3 degrees Celsius, Dharamsala 18.4 degree, Una 19.7 degree and Nahan 21.8 degrees Celsius. The local Meteorological office has forecast dry weather in ..
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Water Storage Level of 91 Major Reservoirs of the Country Goes Down by One Percent 17.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
 The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on May 17, 2018 was 31.072 BCM which is 19% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 20 for the week ending on May 10, 2018.
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Nature enthusiasts spot rare butterflies unseen for decades 11.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Precise location is being withheld till forest officials put in safety measures
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Delhi-Haryana water sharing: SC slams Upper Yamuna River Board 11.5.2018 General News
The Supreme Court today slammed the Upper Yamuna River Board (UYRB) for not doing their job pertaining to distribution of river water among the beneficiary states, asking it why should the courts do its work. The apex court, which was hearing a matter relating to river Yamuna water sharing between Delhi and Haryana, observed that the UYRB was supposed to do their job of regulating water supply to the barrages and asked the board to give its suggestions on the issue by May 14. UYRB was set up by the Centre in 1995, with one of its main functions being to regulate and supply water from all storages and barrages till the Okhla barrage in Delhi, in accordance with the agreements between the governments of the six basin states of Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi. "Why is the Upper Yamuna River Board not doing their job? What are they doing," a bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta asked, adding, "the board is supposed to do its ..
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H.P. Cong. seeks immediate review of hydropower policy 10.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
‘State’s interest being compromised by Thakur govt.’
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Only 11 Indus dolphins survive in India 10.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Only five to 11 individual Indus Dolphins, one of the world's rarest mammals, survive in India, with their habitat confined to 130 km stretch of Beas river in Punjab, reveals the first-ever organised census.
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New hydropower policy: HPCC accuses CM of 'selling' interest of state 10.5.2018 General News
Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) president Sukhvinder Singh Sukkhu toady accused Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur of selling the interest of the state and raised questions over new hydropower policy approved by the Cabinet. "The BJP government has started selling the interests of the state in just four months and the new hydropower policy tantamount to playing with natural resources of the state, he said in a statement issued here today. Alleging that the government wants to "oblige its favourite power developers" by refunding the upfront money, he said it appears there was a move to handover the precious natural resources by charging meagre 12 per cent royalty. If new investors are not coming in the hydropower sector and old projects are not being implemented, it did not mean that the natural resources be sold for a song," he said, adding the government should explore other alternatives instead of scrapping upfront premium. The government must ensure preservation of water ...
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Himachal makes hydro policy investor-friendly 8.5.2018 General News
The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday approved major amendments to the state's hydropower policy to speed up the upcoming projects. It decided to defer 12 per cent free power for the first 12 years in the allotted projects.
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Norway keen to invest in Himachal: Ambassador 8.5.2018 General News
Norway's Ambassador to India Nils Ragnar Kamsvag on Tuesday called on Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and expressed his country's keenness to invest in the state's hydroelectricity and tourism sectors.
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Punjab CM asks Centre to stop flow of river water to Pakistan 7.5.2018 General News
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has urged the Centre to take the lead in ensuring optimum harnessing of the Ravi-Beas waters and suggested constitution of a panel of experts to work out ways to restrict the flow of water from the state into Pakistan. Responding to media queries here today, the chief minister said he had not yet received the letter purported to have been written by his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar on the issue, but made it clear that his government would take every possible step to secure more water for the state. Pointing out that melting of ice leads to a rise in the water levels of the Ravi, Beas, and Sutlej rivers, causing them to flow into Pakistan, Singh said he had written to Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari suggesting storage of the excess water in dams in Himachal Pradesh to check its flow into Pakistan. He stressed the need for the central government to take the initiative in the matter. Under the Indus Water Treaty, 1960, ...
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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by one percent 3.5.2018 General News
The total storage capacity of these 91 reservoirs is 161.993 BCM which is about 63% of the total storage capacity of 257.812 BCM which is estimated to have been created in the country. 37 Reservoirs out of these 91 have hydropower benefit with installed capacity of more than 60 MW.
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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by one percent 3.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on May 03, 2018 was 35.219 BCM which is 22% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 23 for the week ending on April 26, 2018.
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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of The Country goes down by one percent 27.4.2018 General News
The total storage capacity of these 91 reservoirs is 161.993 BCM which is about 63% of the total storage capacity of 257.812 BCM which is estimated to have been created in the country. 37 Reservoirs out of these 91 have hydropower benefit with installed capacity of more than 60 MW.
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Water level across major reservoirs dips by 1 pc 26.4.2018 General News
The water level in 91 major reservoirs across India has gone down to 23 per cent of their total storage capacity from 24 per cent last week, the Union Water Resources Ministry said today. There is 37.109 billion cubic metres (BCM) of water available in the reservoirs (as of today), according to a statement issued by the ministry. The latest levels in the reservoirs are 85 per cent of the storage reported in the corresponding period last year, the ministry said. It is also 90 per cent of the decadal average of the storage. The reservoirs in states such as Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand, Odisha, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana have reported lower water levels than last year. Major dams in Rajasthan, West Bengal, Tripura, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have reported better storage vis-a-vis last year. The total storage capacity of all the major reservoirs is 161.993 BCM, which is about 63 per cent of the .
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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of The Country  goes down by one percent 26.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on April 26, 2018 was 37.109 BCM which is 23% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 24 for the week ending on April 19, 2018.
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