Farmers' body threaten stir opposing dams in Arunachal

Opposing the construction of Stage I and II Mega dams by NHPC and NEEPCO over the Siang river, the Siang Indigenous Farmers' Forum (SIFF) today threatened to launch an agitation if the projects are not scrapped immediately.

Northeast's biggest solar power plant starts generation

Northeast India's biggest and the first-of-its-kind 5MW capacity solar power plant in Tripura has begun commercial production, an official said Tuesday.

Northeast India gets its first solar power plant

North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) has commissioned a five-MW solar power plant at Monarchak in Tripura, which will be the biggest and the first of its kind in northeast India.

NEEPCO blames ONGC for non-supply of gas to Monarchak plant

The 101 megawatt gas-based thermal power project at Monarchak in Sipahijala, commissioned by NEEPCO, is ready for generation, but cannot be made operational due to non-supply of gas by ONGC, an official said on Friday.

SUMA demands roll back of NEEPCO getting Kurung dam job

The Student Union Movement of Arunachal (SUMA) today demanded that the state government roll back its decision to assign the work of developing the proposed 330 mw Kurung dam to the North East Electrical Power Corporation (NEEPCO).

Govt to offload equity in HCL, 2 other PSUs in April-June

Seeking to avoid bunching of PSU stake sales towards the end of this fiscal, government has decided to kick off disinvestment programme in the April-June quarter of 2013-14 by offloading equity in Hindustan Copper (HCL), THDCIL and NEEPCO.

NEEPCO to generate 950 MW additional power in N-E in 5 years

North East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) plans to add 950 MW to its existing power generation capacity in the northeastern region in the next five years.

NEEPCO says its dam has not caused Assam flood

The state-run North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) Tuesday rubbished allegations that its Ranganadi Hydro-Electric project in Arunachal Pradesh was responsible for the current floods in Assam.