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 […]

China to supply equipment for Iran Sardasht Hydropower Dam.

China to supply equipment for Iran Sardasht Hydropower Dam.

Chinese contractors have won a tender to supply part of the power generating equipment for Sardasht Hydroelectric Dam in West Azarbaijan Province, an official in charge of developing the dam’s electrical infrastructure said. “Part of the equipment for electricity production at the Sardasht dam will be financed and provided by (unnamed) Chinese contractors,” Saeed Poshtan […]

Nepal and China ink mega hydropower agreement.

Nepal and China ink mega hydropower agreement.

To build 1,200MW Budhi-Gandaki hydroelectric project Nepal has signed an agreement with a Chinese company to build the largest hydroelectric plant in the impoverished landlocked country, which suffers from a chronic energy shortage. Nepal’s Energy Minister Janardan Sharma on Sunday signed the agreement for the China Gezhouba Group Corporation to build the long-mooted 1,200 megawatt […]

Three Gorges plant generates 1 trillion kWh.

Three Gorges plant generates 1 trillion kWh.

The Three Gorges power plant, the world’s largest hydroelectric power project, has generated 1 trillion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity after 14 years in operation. The 1-trillion-kWh mark was reached at 12:28 pm Wednesday, equivalent to 7.1 times the power consumption in 2015 of China’s largest city, Shanghai, according to the China Three Gorges Corporation, the […]

ReneSola provides EPC service for 32MW of solar rooftop projects in China.

ReneSola provides EPC service for 32MW of solar rooftop projects in China.

ReneSola Ltd, a leading fully-integrated solar project developer and provider of energy-efficient products, today announced that it will provide EPC service for solar rooftop projects in Shandong, Anhui and Zhejiang Provinces with a combined capacity of 32 MW. The Company will also supply 32MW of solar modules for these projects. The electricity generated from the projects will be consumed by their respective commercial and industrial rooftop […]

Chinese media advises India to not be wary of Beijing’s expanding role in Nepal.

Chinese media advises India to not be wary of Beijing’s expanding role in Nepal.

An article appearing in Chinese Media has advised India to join hands with Beijing to tap into Nepal’s hydropower industry ‘instead of being nervous about China’s expanding role there.’ An article in Global Times said, “India should know that there are opportunities for both China and India to tap into Nepal’s hydropower industry and help […]

LM Wind Power delivers 66.9 meter blades for Goldwind’s new 3 MW wind turbine.

LM Wind Power delivers 66.9 meter blades for Goldwind’s new 3 MW wind turbine.

LM Wind Power today announced that its newly developed 66.9 meter blades for Goldwind’s 3MW wind turbine platform, the GW3S, were installed successfully on the first prototype turbine. The new blade was developed in record time with the installation taking place less than 6 months from project initiation.The LM Wind Power blades have been selected […]

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