China to hasten work on $2 bn Karot project that India has objected to.

China to hasten work on $2 bn Karot project that India has objected to.

China plans to complete ahead of schedule a USD two billion hydropower project in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) to ease energy crisis in Pakistan. Karot Hydropower Project is being built on Jhelum river on “Build-Own-Operate-Transfer” basis for 30 years. It will be owned by the Chinese company for 30 years, after which ownership will be turned […]

The Indian Govt’s proposal to build a mega dam in Arunachal Pradesh makes even hydropower companies wary.

The Indian Govt’s proposal to build a mega dam in Arunachal Pradesh makes even hydropower companies wary.

The 10,000-megawatt project on the Siang river would ‘submerge the district headquarters of Upper Siang district’. On September 26, a delegation of the Arunachal Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Pema Khandu attended a presentation in Delhi by the Central government think tank Niti Aayog “on [a] proposed Multipurpose River Valley Project for Siang River”. […]

Water filling begins at Neelum-Jhelum project.

Water filling begins at Neelum-Jhelum project.

The strategically important 969-megawatt Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project achieved a major milestone as water filling in the reservoir began on Tuesday following completion of substantial work on the dam. The Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project is being constructed on Neelum River in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). The project is an engineering marvel with 90% being underground in […]

Switzerland and France sign hydroelectric dam agreement.

Switzerland and France sign hydroelectric dam agreement.

Swiss and French authorities have agreed to adopt regulations aimed at improving the joint management of three hydroelectric dams on the Doubs River, which flows between the two countries. The goal: to reduce the mortality of fish species affected by the dams’ operation. Benoît Revaz, director of Switzerland’s Federal Office of Energy, and Raphaël Bartolt, […]

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) inaugurates hydroelectric power station.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) inaugurates hydroelectric power station.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) provincial government inaugurated on Saturday the 2.6-megawatt Machai Hydropower Station in Mardan district. The plant has now formally started production of electricity and will contribute 14 gigawatts of electricity to the national grid. Energy and Power Department Secretary Engineer Naeem Khan inaugurated the hydroelectric power station at Alai village in Mardan […]

Eversource Energy requests approval for US$258.3 million sale of its generating assets.

Eversource Energy requests approval for US$258.3 million sale of its generating assets.

Eversource Energy today filed documents with the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (NHPUC) requesting approval on the US$258.3 million sale of all of Eversource’s generating assets. According to the filing, on Oct. 11, Eversource signed two purchase and sales agreements; one with Granite Shore Power LLC for the purchase of the Merrimack, Newington, Schiller, White Lake, and […]

N.K. apparently put power station near Kaesong into operation: Seoul official.

N.K. apparently put power station near Kaesong into operation: Seoul official.

A senior Seoul official said today that North Korea appears to be operating a hydroelectric power plant near a shuttered inter-Korean industrial complex amid speculation that Pyongyang is unilaterally resuming work at the factory park. North Korea last week indicated that it restarted the operation of the Kaesong Industrial Complex in the face of tightening […]

Heads roll over extremely high reward for legal services in Gabčíkovo.

Heads roll over extremely high reward for legal services in Gabčíkovo.

PM Fico called the reward disgusting Economy Minister Peter Žiga, has sacked the complete Supervisory Board of MH Manažment over the case of the reward for Radomír Bžán’s law firm for the victory in the international arbitration over the Gabčíkovo hydropower plant. The company signed a contract for remuneration of €77.6 million with the aforementioned […]

Wood Group completes acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler.

Wood Group completes acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler.

Wood Group has completed its acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler, and the new company will be called Wood. “This transformational acquisition creates a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets,” said Robin Watson, Wood Group chief executive. “Wood is better placed to serve customers than ever […]

Hedcor hydropower plant in Mt. Province bombed.

Hedcor hydropower plant in Mt. Province bombed.

PEACE and power supply of Mt. Province was compromised in a bombing Tuesday night by still unidentified suspects. The province suffered a power blackout following the bombing of the control room of Hedcor’s 14-MW Sabangan Hydropower Plant tapping point in Otucan Norte, Bauko, late Tuesday evening. Chris Faelnar, Hedcor Sabangan Inc. senior vice president, said […]

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