16 hydropower projects aggregating to 5,576 MW are under various stages of construction now for the growth and development of the northeastern region, including Sikkim. Central government has taken many steps to tap the full potential of hydro electric projects in the northeast.
World is looking for alternative energy solutions as the conventional sources are drying up. Some organisations already involved in the research for so called Next Generation Renewable Energy Technologies.
Germany is pioneering an epochal transformation it calls the energiewende—an energy revolution that scientists say all nations must one day complete if a climate disaster is to be averted. The Renewable Energy Sources Act is the most important and successful instrument to promote the expansion of renewable energies in the electricity sector.