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 […]

China financing eyed for Agus power plant rehab.

China financing eyed for Agus power plant rehab.

The government is eyeing to secure financing from China to rehabilitate the hydroelectric facility supplying power in Mindanao. Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III told reporters last week that rehabilitation of the Agus River hydroelectric system will be included in the second basket of six to eight projects to be pitched for Chinese financing. Dominguez […]

Chinese students invent environment-friendly hydroelectric power system.

Chinese students invent environment-friendly hydroelectric power system.

Chinese students at Hunan University have invented a system to increase the electricity generation of small and medium-sized hydropower stations during dry seasons. “Traditional hydroelectric power stations have a fixed water flow requirement, which means electricity outputs drop dramatically during the dry season,” said Lyu Mingsheng, one of the students. The invention fixes the current […]

World’s 2nd largest hydropower station to use domestically made equipment.

World’s 2nd largest hydropower station to use domestically made equipment.

The world’s second largest hydropower station, Baihetan, in Southwest China, will use Chinese turbines. Baihetan is on the Jinsha River, the upper section of the Yangtze, straddling Sichuan and Yunnan provinces. With an installed capacity of 16 million kilowatts, the dam is expected to generate more than 60 billion kW hours of electricity per year, […]

Tekmar Energy awarded it’s first large contract in mainland China

Tekmar Energy awarded it’s first large contract in mainland China

Following a successful supply and installation of its systems on the first project in Taiwan last year, the Formosa 1 demonstrator project, Tekmar Energy has been awarded a large contract to protect array cables on the 400MW Binhai North H2 Offshore Windfarm project, in the Jiangsu province of China. The 400MW Binhai North H2 project is currently underway, […]

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 […]

Work begins on massive hydro scheme in China.

Work begins on massive hydro scheme in China.

  Construction has begun in China of a hydropower station designed to produce the equivalent of two-thirds of Beijing’s electricity consumption. The Baihetan project – which is claimed to be world’s second largest hydropower station – is on the Jinsha River, the upper section of the Yangtze, straddling Sichuan and Yunnan provinces. Nearly 100,000 residents […]

China hydropower plants slash output as Yangtze swells.

China hydropower plants slash output as Yangtze swells.

Water above warning levels due to heavy rainfall; 56 dead so far In a drastic move, two of China’s top hydropower plants have lowered capacity by as much as two-thirds, state media said yesterday, to ease pressure on the flood-swollen Yangtze River. Days of heavy rainfall have pushed water levels in more than 60 rivers […]

China conducts studies to tap Indus hydropower resources.

China conducts studies to tap Indus hydropower resources.

China is conducting feasibility studies on Indus River cascade to explore indigenous hydropower resources in order to meet energy needs in the country, power minister said yesterday. Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif termed the feasibilities, being conducted as part of recently signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two countries, as a […]

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