Hydro Power in India: Waiting to be Tapped
Published on 17 Oct, 2014
India ranks fifth in the world in terms of exploitable hydro-potential. However, the country has not been able to make the most of this opportunity in terms of actual project implementation. In an attempt to increase the stake of hydro power in the overall energy mix, the government’s 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) has laid ambitious targets for the hydro-electric sector.