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AboitizPower unit to expand Benguet hydro facility
12 July, 2017
AboitizPower is set to triple the combined capacity of its Bineng hydro...
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Citicore gets OK to investigate pumped storage plans
Thursday, July 06, 2017 Philippines energy company Citicore Power Inc has been awarded five pumped storage service contracts by the Department of Energy, paving the way for the company to begin...

Multiconsult to perform Malaysian hydro studies
Tuesday, April 04, 2017 Multiconsult is to carry out five prefeasibility studies for hydropower projects with capacities up to 120MW in Sabah, Malaysia, after winning a contract from Sabah Electricity Sdn...

Pakistan, India agree to redesign Miyar project
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Pakistan and India have reportedly agreed to redesign the planned Miyar hydroelectric project on the Chenab River, with talks to be held next month on other disputed hydropower schemes.

Mediation urged for India, Pakistan over Indus dams
Friday, November 11, 2016 The World Bank Group has urged India and Pakistan to agree to mediation in order to settle on a mechanism for how the Indus Waters Treaty should be used to resolve issues regarding...

Workers missing in Vietnam dam incident
Thursday, September 15, 2016 Officials have confirmed that two workers are missing following the failure of a diversion dam at the Song Bung 2 project in the Vietnam province of Quang Nam.

Funds will help develop Marine energy centre in SE Asia
Friday, September 02, 2016 Researchers at Robert Gordon University have won £166k in funding from the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Prosperity Fund to support the establishment of a South East Asia...

Working group launched for Myanmar’s hydro sector
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has launched the first working group for Myanmar’s hydropower sector in collaboration with the private sector, following the launch of a...

Plans in place to study feasibility of OTEC plant for Malaysia
Thursday, April 21, 2016 French group DCNS and the OTEC Centre of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM OTEC) are to investigate the potential for an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) plant on the...

Guidelines aim to make hydro on the Mekong more sustainable
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 New guidelines have been drawn up that may help to make future hydropower projects in the Mekong region (Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam) more sustainable, while also acting as...

CTGC to build Kohala project
Friday, January 08, 2016 China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) is to develop the 1100MW Kohala hydropower project in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), the company has announced.

Reservoir potential to provide solar energy
Saturday, November 28, 2015 Singapore water agency PUB is embarking on a nine-month feasibility study to determine the solar deployment potential at its reservoirs and facilities. Findings from the study...

Asian countries set to sign Mong Tun hydro agreement
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 China, Myanmar and Thailand are set to sign an agreement that could launch development this year of the 7000MW Mong Ton hydro project on the Upper Salween River, the Nation newspaper...

Nepal says yes to Chinese dam
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Nepal has given the green light for China's Three Gorges International Corp to build a major new dam on the West Seti River.

Three die in fatal incident at Vietnam hydro site
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Three workers have been killed and another injured after water flooded a tunnel at the Thuan Hoa Hydropower Plant in northern Vietnam, local media has reported.

IFC and GMR to develop Nepal hydro
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Hydropower development in Nepal is set to get a boost with news that IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has partnered with India’s GMR Group to develop the 900MW Upper...

Norconsult to help develop hydro in Myanmar
Friday, January 09, 2015 Norconsult is to provide in-house consulting work to the Ministry of Electric Power in Myanmar, assisting with the development of a feasibility study for a 100-150MW hydro plant in...

Yanqi Lake complex to stage World Hydropower Congress
Monday, December 08, 2014 The 2015 World Hydropower Congress is to be held at the iconic new Yanqi Lake complex in Beijing’s Huairou District, the International Hydropower Association (IHA) has confirmed.

Bids evaluated for Kotli project, Pakistan
Friday, March 14, 2014 Three proposals to develop the 100MW Kotli hydropower project on the Poonch River in Azad Jammu and Kashmir are currently being evaluated by the government of Pakistan.

Fatalities confirmed following dam release in Malaysia
Thursday, October 24, 2013 Three people have died and one person is missing in flooding after water was released from the Sultan Abu Bakar Dam in the Bertam Valley, Malaysia, newswires have reported.

Hydro sees major investment in Myanmar
Thursday, August 15, 2013 The hydropower sector in Myanmar has received over 40% of total investment in the country, an official has said, signaling strong growth for the market.

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