Under the scanner
Home grown power
More and more villages are opting for affordable, manageable micro-hydel projects
Wave of concern
Dams in the north-east will also ruin livelihoods
After neglecting the north-east for years, Delhi now feels the need to initiate "developmental" activities in the region. There is good reason. …
Rewards for power from sun, wind
Big engagement with small power
Generating electricity to raise economic profile
How clean is green
The environmental footprint of renewable energy
हाइड्रो पावर प्लांट से भी होता है पर्यावरण को नुकसान, एक अध्ययन में खुलासा
अब तक थर्मल की बजाय हाइड्रो (जल विद्युत) पावर को इसलिए प्रमुखता दी जाती है, क्योंकि इससे पर्यावरण को नुकसान नहीं होता, लेकिन नए ...
Will new categorisation of hydropower plants lead to sector's revival?
The Union Cabinet recently brought all hydro power projects of more than 25 MW capacity under renewable category which caused a jump in their …
Reviewing target must for upgrading solar power
As of now, the major chunk of electricity produced in India is from thermal power stations, which use coal as the main source of fuel
Energy in news on April 11
Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on energy
A new R&D lab to help small hydropower projects
The turbine model testing facility is touted to be a step for make in India, as it is said to the first independent facility for turbine …
Full coverage: State of renewable energy in India
India has set ambitious targets for green power. But how feasible are they? How is the progress?
Royally ignored: Small hydroelectric projects suffer from solar power rise
Though the government has not done anything to discourage the sector, its disinterest is evident.
How green energy is powering Kenya’s growth
The African country is home to many mega renewable energy projects, including the world’s largest single turbine geothermal power plant
Athirappally power project isn’t ecologically feasible: MK Prasad
Silent Valley movement architect MK Prasad speaks on why the recently-cleared Kerala project should not be pursued
Kerala overlooks environmental aspects of proposed small hydropower plants
No information available on location of dams and whether the projects are in ecologically sensitive areas like the Western Ghats