275-MW Trusan hydroelectric plant gets approval from Sarawak government.

275-MW Trusan hydroelectric plant gets approval from Sarawak government.

SARAWAK has finally given its approval to the construction of the 275 megawatt (Mw) hydroelectric dam on the Trusan River in the state’s most northern district of Lawas. Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg gave the approval amidst renewed interest from Brunei in buying “cheap” electricity from Sarawak to light up homes and power light industries […]

Seven steps to boost hydro in France identified in white paper.

Seven steps to boost hydro in France identified in white paper.

Seven steps that could boost the hydropower sector in France have been identified in a white paper commissioned by three French energy associations, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) has reported. The paper – Hydropower at the crossroads: giving new momentum to the number one renewable energy – was published in late June by the Union Francaise de […]

Scrap Budhi Gandaki deal with Chinese firm: Ex-PM to Nepal govt.

Scrap Budhi Gandaki deal with Chinese firm: Ex-PM to Nepal govt.

Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project is a storage type project located in Central/Western Development region on the Budhi Gandaki River of Nepal. Nepal’s former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai today asked the government to scrap the move to hand over a key hydroelectric project to a Chinese company and urged it to start the work without further […]

Agreement on operation of Gabčíkovo is invalid, arbitration decided.

Agreement on operation of Gabčíkovo is invalid, arbitration decided.

The Vienna International Arbitral Centre rejected the claim of Slovenské Elektrárne. The agreement for operating the hydroelectric power plant at Gabčíkovo has been judged to be invalid since the very beginning and so the Slovenské Elektrárne (SE) energy utility company cannot lay claim to any financial compensation, said Prime Minister Robert Fico at the premises […]

India: Telangana Irrigation Minister said that delay in Pulichintala power cost Rs 1,000 crore loss.

India: Telangana Irrigation Minister said that delay in Pulichintala power cost Rs 1,000 crore loss.

The project was executed and completed by the TRS government within three years. Irrigation minister T. Harish Rao on Sunday accused the previous Congress regime of not taking up two hydroelectric and irrigation projects in the region which had resulted in a Rs 1,000-crore loss. Speaking to mediapersons in the evening along with Medak MP […]

Kyrgyzstan, Czech company sign deal to kick-start stalled hydropower Project.

Kyrgyzstan, Czech company sign deal to kick-start stalled hydropower Project.

Kyrgyzstan has signed a deal with a Czech company specializing in renewable energy to take over a hydropower project that the government sees as key to ambitious plans to export electricity to Afghanistan and Pakistan. President Almazbek Atambayev’s office said in a statement on July 10 that the Kyrgyz government has reached an agreement with Železný Brod-based […]