Land to be allocated for the Tanahu hydropower reservoir in Nepal.

Land to be allocated for the Tanahu hydropower reservoir in Nepal.

The Government of Nepal has decided to provide 19,600 ropanis of land for the development of the Tanahu reservoir hydroelectricity project in Tanahu district. The Cabinet meeting held on August 15 decided to provide the land to develop the 140-megawatt project. According to the Ministry of Land Reform and Management (MoLRM), the Tanahu Hydropower Ltd (THL) […]

Himachal Pradesh plans 22 eco-friendly projects, having capacity of 300 MW, including hydropower.

Himachal Pradesh plans 22 eco-friendly projects, having capacity of 300 MW, including hydropower.

A statement issued by Himachal Pradesh government said that it generated Rs 3,345 crore revenue in the last four years by selling electricity. The official statement further mentioned that efforts are being made to involve global players so that identified hydel potential of the state could be exploited more efficiently and effectively. As of now, the […]

Laos aims to use its hydro potential to graduate to a middle-income country.

Laos aims to use its hydro potential to graduate to a middle-income country.

Speaking at the official opening of the Xenamnoy 2-Xekatam 1 hydropower plant in Champasak province, Laos, Minister of Energy and Mines Dr Khammany Inthirath said the landlocked country has progressed rapidly in producing electricity, which it now supplies to local communities as well as Thailand and other Asian countries. Under the country’s development plan 2016-2020, […]

Nepal Electricity Authority signs PPA with Upper Trishuli HPP.

Nepal Electricity Authority signs PPA with Upper Trishuli HPP.

The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the state-owned power utility has signed the power purchase agreement (PPA) with 37 MW Upper Trishuli 3B Hydropower Project to purchase the hydroelectricity generated by the project. The NEA and Trishuli Hydropower Company, the promoter of the project signed the PPA on Wednesday amid a ceremony. Kul Man Ghising, the […]

Pancheshwar Multipurporse Project in Nepal suffers setback.

Pancheshwar Multipurporse Project in Nepal suffers setback.

The Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project, a mega hydroelectric-cum-irrigation project prioritised by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, is not likely to move ahead anytime soon as talks between Nepal and India to finalise a detailed project report (DPR) ended inconclusively on Wednesday. The setback coincided with the departure of Prime Minister Deuba to India on a five-day […]

Nigeria Zungeru HPP completed.

Nigeria Zungeru HPP completed.

The China National Electric Engineering Company (CNEEC) has disclosed that the Zungeru 700mw hydroelectric power plant in Niger State is at 47 per cent completion stage. The Deputy Project Manager, Mr. Xiao Nie, told journalists that the $1.29bn (about N473bn) project was expected to be completed in 2020. He explained that the project was made […]

GE to help develop new wind energy system in Australia.

GE to help develop new wind energy system in Australia.

General Electric (GE) has announced that it will be helping develop a large-scale wind energy project in Australia. The company will be working with the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) in this endeavor. PARF is currently in a partnership with AGL Energy and the Queensland Investment Corporation to expand Australia’s wind energy capacity. The country […]

Modern trap and transport facilities to be commissioned at Fortum’s Montta hydropower plant on River Oulujoki.

Modern trap and transport facilities to be commissioned at Fortum’s Montta hydropower plant on River Oulujoki.

The regular trap and transport of salmon and trout in the River Oulujoki is set to begin. Finland’s first modern trap and transport facilities will be taken into use in Montta on the River Oulujoki on Saturday, 26 August 2017. The trap and transport facilities are a new solution to strengthen the population of migrating […]

EBRD and Proparco committed US$ 58 million each for two 50 MW solar PV plants in Egypt.

EBRD and Proparco committed US$ 58 million each for two 50 MW solar PV plants in Egypt.

Egypt has taken a major step forward in its use of renewable energy sources with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Proparco, a French financial institution that supports private sector development projects in emerging economies. The two institutions have together provided US 116 million of financing for the construction […]

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