Dolma Impact Fund invests in Nepal.

Dolma Impact Fund invests in Nepal.

Dolma Impact Fund, a private equity fund from Europe, has now become a shareholder of Swet Ganga Hydropower & Construction Public Limited Company, promoted by Sanima Hydro Group, as a foreign investor. The Dolma Fund, a British private equity investor, is the first international private equity and impact fund dedicated to investing in Nepal. It […]

ReneSola Secures Project Financing for 30MW of Distributed Generation Projects in China.

ReneSola Secures Project Financing for 30MW of Distributed Generation Projects in China.

ReneSola Ltd, a leading fully-integrated solar project developer and provider of energy-efficient products, today announced it has secured an RMB120 million (US$18 million) financing facility from China Kangfu International Leasing Co., Ltd (“China Kangfu”), an affiliate of State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC). The financing will be used to support the development of ReneSola’s 30 MW of […]

Iran has inaugurated a major solar power plant.

Iran has inaugurated a major solar power plant.

Iran has inaugurated a major solar power plant as the country is pressing ahead with an ambitious agenda to use renewable energy resources.  The plant was constructed with an annual production capacity of 10 megawatts over an area of 20 hectares near the central city of Isfahan would produce. Iran’s Ghadir Electricity and Energy Company […]

Bettering the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP)

Bettering the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP)

Can South Africa’s highly successful Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) be made even better? One man certainly felt it could be if changes were made to the network requirements for small hydro.  REIPPPP has stimulated an investment commitment by the private sector in excess of US$14 billion, and the award of 64 projects predominantly […]

K-water interested in Upper Karnali Hydropower in Nepal.

K-water interested in Upper Karnali Hydropower in Nepal.

A Korean state-owned hydropower project developer has expressed interest to partner with GMR Upper Karnali Hydropower Limited to develop 900 MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Project. The officials of K-water, a Korean government-owned corporation, were recently in Nepal to take stock of the 145-billion-rupee project. The team, which left Nepal on Sunday, was very positive about […]

Pakistan’s WAPDA to add 2,485MW hydropower by next year.

Pakistan’s WAPDA to add 2,485MW hydropower by next year.

Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) on Friday said it will add around 2,485 megawatts by the next year after the completion of three hydropower projects in order to ease the power crisis. The projects are expected to complete between this yearend and the mid of 2018. The projects include 969MW-Neelum Jhelum hydropower plants, 1,410MW-Tarbela […]

IWPCO to Hold Tender for Karun II Dam Power Plant.

IWPCO to Hold Tender for Karun II Dam Power Plant.

Iran Water and Power Resources Development Company has invited domestic and foreign companies to finance, build and operate Karun II Dam and Power Plant project in Khuzestan Province. The IWPCO is planning to implement Karun II Dam & Hydropower Plant Project through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) on Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis, the company’s […]

Successful Refinancing of Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm

Successful Refinancing of Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm

Joint owners wpd, Marguerite Fund, Siemens Financial Services, Industriens Pension, Pensionskassernes Administration (PKA), Caisse des Dépôts, ewz (Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich) are pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the refinancing for the Butendiek offshore wind farm. The amount of senior debt raised for the refinancing is in excess 950 million Euros and has been […]

KOMIPO to carry out hew hydropower project in Indonesia

KOMIPO to carry out hew hydropower project in Indonesia

Korea Midland Power Co. (KOMIPO) said it signed a joint development agreement (JDA) on the Sipborpa Hydropower Project in Jakarta, Indonesia on March 14. The event was attended by Chung Chang-kil, president of KOMIPO, Kim Jae-moo, PT.BS Energy, Ade Rusdy, president of PT. Sinar Toba Energy, and Dr. Park Seung-woo of Dohwa Engineering among others. […]