Land to be allocated for the Tanahu hydropower reservoir in Nepal.

Land to be allocated for the Tanahu hydropower reservoir in Nepal.

The Government of Nepal has decided to provide 19,600 ropanis of land for the development of the Tanahu reservoir hydroelectricity project in Tanahu district. The Cabinet meeting held on August 15 decided to provide the land to develop the 140-megawatt project. According to the Ministry of Land Reform and Management (MoLRM), the Tanahu Hydropower Ltd (THL) […]

Himachal Pradesh plans 22 eco-friendly projects, having capacity of 300 MW, including hydropower.

Himachal Pradesh plans 22 eco-friendly projects, having capacity of 300 MW, including hydropower.

A statement issued by Himachal Pradesh government said that it generated Rs 3,345 crore revenue in the last four years by selling electricity. The official statement further mentioned that efforts are being made to involve global players so that identified hydel potential of the state could be exploited more efficiently and effectively. As of now, the […]

Laos aims to use its hydro potential to graduate to a middle-income country.

Laos aims to use its hydro potential to graduate to a middle-income country.

Speaking at the official opening of the Xenamnoy 2-Xekatam 1 hydropower plant in Champasak province, Laos, Minister of Energy and Mines Dr Khammany Inthirath said the landlocked country has progressed rapidly in producing electricity, which it now supplies to local communities as well as Thailand and other Asian countries. Under the country’s development plan 2016-2020, […]

Pancheshwar Multipurporse Project in Nepal suffers setback.

Pancheshwar Multipurporse Project in Nepal suffers setback.

The Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project, a mega hydroelectric-cum-irrigation project prioritised by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, is not likely to move ahead anytime soon as talks between Nepal and India to finalise a detailed project report (DPR) ended inconclusively on Wednesday. The setback coincided with the departure of Prime Minister Deuba to India on a five-day […]

Dolma Impact Fund invests in Nepal.

Dolma Impact Fund, a private equity fund from Europe, has now become a shareholder of Swet Ganga Hydropower & Construction Public Limited Company, promoted by Sanima Hydro Group, as a foreign investor. The Dolma Fund, a British private equity investor, is the first international private equity and impact fund dedicated to investing in Nepal. It […]

K-water interested in Upper Karnali Hydropower in Nepal.

A Korean state-owned hydropower project developer has expressed interest to partner with GMR Upper Karnali Hydropower Limited to develop 900 MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Project. The officials of K-water, a Korean government-owned corporation, were recently in Nepal to take stock of the 145-billion-rupee project. The team, which left Nepal on Sunday, was very positive about […]

Pakistan’s WAPDA to add 2,485MW hydropower by next year.

Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) on Friday said it will add around 2,485 megawatts by the next year after the completion of three hydropower projects in order to ease the power crisis. The projects are expected to complete between this yearend and the mid of 2018. The projects include 969MW-Neelum Jhelum hydropower plants, 1,410MW-Tarbela […]

IWPCO to Hold Tender for Karun II Dam Power Plant.

IWPCO to Hold Tender for Karun II Dam Power Plant.

Iran Water and Power Resources Development Company has invited domestic and foreign companies to finance, build and operate Karun II Dam and Power Plant project in Khuzestan Province. The IWPCO is planning to implement Karun II Dam & Hydropower Plant Project through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) on Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis, the company’s […]

KOMIPO to carry out hew hydropower project in Indonesia

KOMIPO to carry out hew hydropower project in Indonesia

Korea Midland Power Co. (KOMIPO) said it signed a joint development agreement (JDA) on the Sipborpa Hydropower Project in Jakarta, Indonesia on March 14. The event was attended by Chung Chang-kil, president of KOMIPO, Kim Jae-moo, PT.BS Energy, Ade Rusdy, president of PT. Sinar Toba Energy, and Dr. Park Seung-woo of Dohwa Engineering among others. […]

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