International Hydropower Association (IHA)

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    • NHPC’s 510 MW Teesta-V Power Station located in the Himalayan State of Sikkim has been conferred with the prestigious Blue Planet Prize by International Hydropower Association (IHA).
      • The power station has been built, owned and operated by NHPC.

    Teesta-V Power Station

    • The power station has been built, owned and operated by NHPC.
    • The award has been conferred for its sustainability assessment undertaken by the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (HSAP) of IHA.

    International Hydropower Association (IHA)

    • It is a London based non-profit membership association operating in 120 countries.
    • The IHA membership includes leading hydropower owners and operators, developers, designers, suppliers and consultants.
    • The IHA Blue Planet Prize is awarded to hydropower projects that demonstrate excellence in sustainable development.
    • The Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (HSAP) is the leading international tool for measuring the sustainability of hydropower projects.
    • It offers a way to benchmark the performance of a hydropower project against a comprehensive range of environmental, social, technical and governance criteria.

    Source: PIB