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Installed capacity of small hydro power projects in India has reached 4 GW by the end of October 2018. As on 31st March, 2018 total share of small hydro technologies in terms of value in the total renewable energy sector was 6.47%.
During the calendar year 2017 total US$ 0.1 billion was invested on small hydro technologies. During 2017-18, 48 548 jobs were created in India’s SHP energy sector.
As a result of activities in the SHP sector, approximately 13.28 million tonnes CO2 equivalent emissions were avoided during 2017-18.