Trends in Hydropower Energy of India
India has been emerging as a country with large production of energy from various renewable energy sources. A country with huge basin systems, rivers creates an environment for sustainable development of energy which in turn creates opportunity for employment, economic growth, meeting India’s need for clean energy and human growth. Currently, small hydropower projects have been increasing in recent times with the growing concern of energy security of India. This paper represents current and modern trends of small hydropower projects in India. Hence the role of renewable energy is very important and has been assuming increasing significance in recent times with the growing concern for energy security. This paper represents the current trends of renewable energy particularly in India as well as their growth and issues.
Keywords - Hydropower, Renewable Energy, Environmental Impacts