China invited to invest in hydropower plant project in Belarus.

China invited to invest in hydropower plant project in Belarus.

China has been invited to invest in the construction of a hydropower plant on the Zapadnaya Dvina River, according to the press service of the Belarusian State Property Committee. Currently the Chinese side is reviewing a pilot list of the Belarusian organizations and the preliminary conditions under which the Chinese investors can purchase a share in […]

AIIB approves $60 million loan for Tajikistan Nurek hydropower rehabilitation.

AIIB approves $60 million loan for Tajikistan Nurek hydropower rehabilitation.

Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved two loans and one equity investment totaling US$324 million to support infrastructure projects in India, Georgia and Tajikistan, AIIB said in a statement. These approvals include the Bank’s first equity investment of US$150 million, which will help to attract much needed private investment capital for […]

Uzbekistan to spend $2.65B on hydropower development until 2026.

Uzbekistan to spend $2.65B on hydropower development until 2026.

Uzbekistan will allocate $2.65 billion for the implementation of 32 investment projects on the development of hydropower engineering in 2017-2025, according to the decree of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. In accordance with the decree published in the national database of the Uzbek legislation, in particular, it is planned to implement 18 projects on construction of […]

Serbia’s EPS looks to boost hydroelectric power capacity.

Serbia’s EPS looks to boost hydroelectric power capacity.

Serbian utility Elektroprivreda Srbije has announced a US$656 million investment program aimed at increasing the output capacity of its hydroelectric power and thermal generating fleets. The state-owned company has already completed an upgrade of the 382-MW Bajina Basta hydropower plant, while overhauls of the 1,050-MW Djerdap 1 and 96-MW Zvornik projects are still ongoing. It […]

Macri, Cartes clinch deal on Yacyretá hydroelectric dam.

Macri, Cartes clinch deal on Yacyretá hydroelectric dam.

After decades of wrangling over debts, focus turns to investment President Mauricio Macri and President Horacio Cartes of Paraguay yesterday clinched a deal to settle a debt dispute that has gone on for decades and set the framework for the increased electricity production at the Yacyretá hydroelectric dam. “We’re leaving behind 30 years of inability […]

Austrian firm gives boost to Ukraine’s hydropower.

Austrian firm gives boost to Ukraine’s hydropower.

Austria became a big investor in Ukraine’s energy sector last month when Andritz Hydro, a subsidiary of Austrian technology group Andritz, announced a major hydroelectric power station modernization program on the Dnipro River. The 60-million euro project concerns the Dnipro 1 hydroelectric plant in the city of Zaporizhzhya — some 520 kilometers southeast of the […]

Minera Autlan five-year investment plan may include hydropower.

Minera Autlan five-year investment plan may include hydropower.

Minera Autlan, a Mexican ferroalloy producer, plans to invest up to US$200 million in energy projects and is analyzing wind and hydropower. According to BNamericas, its five-year plan, which runs to 2019, is expected to involve initial spending of US$150 million to US$200 million. The size of the investment will depend on the projects’ capacity, […]

India, UK to set up 500 mn pound fund to finance green energy.

India, UK to set up 500 mn pound fund to finance green energy.

The fund will focus initial investments on India’s rapidly growing energy and renewable market and a fund manager is expected “to be selected by the autumn”, which is by the middle of 2017. India and the UK today decided to set up a 500 million pound fund, with both governments together investing 240 million pound, […]

Vestas receives first order with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for 148 MW order in the United States.

Vestas receives first order with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for 148 MW order in the United States.

The order is Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ first equity investment in onshore wind in the U.S. and expands Vestas’ 3 MW platform in the world’s second largest wind market. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. from a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for 43 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the […]

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