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Daily Archives: February 7, 2017


Yamuna Jiye Abhiyan: A Decade in the Service of River Yamuna

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At least since 1994, ever increasing pollution of River Yamuna had ballooned into a national concern, with Supreme Court of India taking up the case of Mailee Yamuna. The authorities lacked a holistic view of a river system. Essential issues…

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Diminishing Returns from Large Hydropower projects: Opportunity for a pause

Graph with clear trend line showing diminishing power generation at large hydropower projects in India from 1993-94 to 2016-17

As per the latest power generation figures released by the Central Electricity Authority,[1] the hydropower generation during the current Financial Year 2016-17 is likely to be lower than the previous year’s generation even though the installed capacity has gone up….

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