The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) is proposing to amend its regulation that stipulates a minimum installed capacity of 250 MW for hydro power projects seeking connectivity with the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS).
The remote Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh is marching ahead to notch a record in the hydropower sector and is being hailed as the future powerhouse of the country with a potential of 58,000 MW hydropower.
Jyoti Ltd has secured orders for various power projects across India. These include one from Bhavnagar Energy Corporation and another from Neyvelli Lignite Corporation. Suzlon Group has signed a Rs 305.32 crore contract with Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation for setting up a 50 MW
Reliance Power's first hydro project, 700 MW Tato II project, has bagged techno economic clearance from the Central Electricity Authority. Located in West Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh, the Rs 6,000 crore project comprises four units of 175 MW each. It will generate an annual design energy of over 3,000 MW with an annual load factor of over 50 per cent.