Russia to increase hydro capacity in North Caucasus.

Russia to increase hydro capacity in North Caucasus.

The Russian authorities plan to built 13 hydroelectric power stations and 15 wind power plants with power capacity of over 100 MW across the country, a power development plan released by the Russian government on Tuesday said. In Russia’s Kabardino-Balkaria, the first hydroelectric power plant Goluboye Ozero will be put in operation in 2016 to produce 110 MW of power. […]

Ghana Grid Company reports ‘stable’ power supply due to increase in hydro generation.

Ghana Grid Company  reports ‘stable’ power supply due to increase in hydro generation.

The marginal increase in generation from the hydro sources power sector may have contributed to the relative stability in power supply being enjoyed by some Ghanaians. Daily reports released by the power generator, the Ghana Grid Company Limited, GRIDCo, over the last three days (Friday August 5, 2016 to Sunday August 7, 2016), showed that the […]

Chinese contractor returns to Kulekhani III after after a yearlong gap.

Chinese contractor returns to Kulekhani III after after a yearlong gap.

Zhejiang Jinlun Electromechanic Co – the Chinese contractor for Kulekhani III’s mechanical and electro mechanical works – have sent its representatives at the project site after a yearlong gap. The contracting firm has sent a managerial staff at the project site. The staff is taking stock of work at the site, according to officials of […]

China Three Gorges and EDP commission third generating unit at Cachoeira Caldeirao.

China Three Gorges and EDP commission third generating unit at Cachoeira Caldeirao.

The Brazilian Cachoeira Caldeirao hydropower project, which is 50-50 based between China Three Gorges Corporation (CTG) and Energias de Portugal (EDP), has come: the third generating unit went into commercial operation. By then, all the generating units of the project had been put into operation, and the project had shifted from the construction phase to […]

Solu-Dudhkoshi Hydro achieves financial closure.

Solu-Dudhkoshi Hydro achieves financial closure.

A consortium of 11 commercial banks, led by Nepal Investment Bank Ltd, has signed Loan Facilities agreement with Solu (Dudhkoshi) Hydroelectric Project on 4th August, 2016. The project with installed capacity of 86 MW is promoted by Hydro venture Limited which is 100% subsidiary of Sahas Urja Limited. 86 MW Solu Khola Dudhkhosi Hydropower Project […]

Tajik President visits the site for construction of the Roghun HPP.

Tajik President visits the site for construction of the Roghun HPP.

On Thursday August 4, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon visited the site for construction of the Roghun hydroelectric power plant (HPP). According to the Tajik president’s official website, the main purpose of the visit was for the president to get acquainted with the pace of construction of the hydropower plant. 75 million cubic meters of earth […]