Cameroon unveils Lom-Pangar Hydroelectric Dam project.

Cameroon unveils Lom-Pangar Hydroelectric Dam project.

Cameroon has officially launched the construction works for the 30MW Lom-Pangar Hydroelectric Dam project in the Belabo sub-division of the East Region. The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwume Ayodeji Adesina, was present at the ceremony to lay off the foundation stone, the Cameroon Tribune reported. Also present at the ceremony was the […]

New mini hydro plants delivering power for Melbourne.

New mini hydro plants delivering power for Melbourne.

Five new Melbourne Water mini hydroelectric power plants have arrived at their new homes at Dandenong, Wantirna, Mount Waverley, Boronia and Cardinia Creek and they are already putting power back into the grid.​ The plants were delivered in pre-assembled, self-contained units, offering simple, weather resistant power delivery solutions which can be brought online quickly. This […]

Mitsui, Unsada kick off energy-independent E3i village project.

Mitsui, Unsada kick off energy-independent E3i village project.

Mitsui Co. Ltd. and Darma Persada University (Unsada) have kicked off an energy, economic, environmental and independent (E3i) village project in Tangsi Jaya hamlet, West Bandung, West Java, one of their renewable energy development projects in Indonesia. The two-year project will change the remote village in Gununghalu into a self-sustainable one in terms of energy […]

AboitizPower to triple capacity of three Bineng small hydropower plants.

AboitizPower to triple capacity of three Bineng small hydropower plants.

AboitizPower has received the approval of the municipal council of La Trinidad, Benguet, in the Philippines to triple the combined capacity of its three Bineng small hydropower plants. The Bineng Combined Hydropower Project will be carried out by AboitizPower subsidiary Hedcor and will increase combined capacity to 19 MW, from the current 5.48 MW. The project, on […]

OVPI, PowerChina partner on 500MW Wawa Pumped-Storage hydropower project in Philippines.

OVPI, PowerChina partner on 500MW Wawa Pumped-Storage hydropower project in Philippines.

Olympia Violago Water & Power, Inc. (OVPI) has agreed with the Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) for the design, procurement and construction of the proposed 500MW Wawa Pumped-Storage Hydropower Project (Wawa PSP) in Rizal Province, the Philippines. The Wawa PSP is being developed by San Lorenzo Ruiz Builders and Developers (SLRB) and Equis Energy […]

Vietnam: Quảng Nam gets hydro-power plants.

Vietnam: Quảng Nam gets hydro-power plants.

The central province of Quảng Nam plans to build four hydro-power plants in the mountainous district of Nam Trà My for socio-economic development of a key national ginseng centre. The plan was submitted by the provincial People’s Committee at the province’s people’s council meeting last week. The chairman of the district’s People’s Committee, HồQuang Bửu, […]

Rahmon draws General Electric’s attention to hydropower of Tajikistan.

Rahmon draws General Electric’s attention to hydropower of Tajikistan.

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and Chief Executive Officer and President of the General Electric in Russia/CIS Ronald Pollett discussed cooperation in implementation of the energy projects in Tajikistan, the President’s press service reported. Rahmon called on the GE leadership to participate in investment in energy and other promising spheres of the Tajik economy. The […]

Genex begins due diligence phase for 250-MW Kidston pumped storage plant, with eye on securing financing

Genex begins due diligence phase for 250-MW Kidston pumped storage plant, with eye on securing financing

Australian developer Genex Power Ltd. has received approval from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to continue to the full due diligence phase for its Kidston pumped-storage project, potentially opening the door for NAIF funding. NAIF is a federal organization that seeks to encourage private investments through its management of nearly US$4 billion in aggregate loans. […]