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Hydropower can help Laos expedite renewables development, says GlobalData report
31 January, 2023
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2023 World Hydropower Congress to be held in Bali, Indonesia
Monday, January 16, 2023 by The Government of the Republic of Indonesia will host the 2023 World Hydropower Congress alongside its electricity utility PLN and the International Hydropower Association (IHA) in...

Karot project starts commercial operation in Pakistan
Friday, July 01, 2022 by The 720MW Karot hydropower project in Pakistan – the first hydropower tie-up developed by the China Three Gorges Corp under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) – began...

World Bank resumes separate processes over Kishenganga and Ratle project concerns
Thursday, April 07, 2022 by The World Bank has announced it is to resume the two separate processes requested by India and Pakistan in relation to the 330MW Kishenganga and 850MW Ratle hydroelectric power plants,...

Tata Power's Bhivpuri plant celebrates 100 years of operation
Monday, March 07, 2022 by Indian power company Tata Power this month celebrated the 100th anniversary of its hydroelectric power plant in Bhivpuri, Maharashtra.

MRC says bold actions needed to address low Mekong flows
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 by China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam have all been urged to take steps to address regional low flows, water fluctuations and drought as the Lower Mekong River...

More data sharing needed says Mekong River Commission
Friday, July 02, 2021 by A wider exchange of data and information is needed to help improve water resource management in the Lower Mekong Basin, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) secretariat has urged in a...

All units operational at Namkong 1 hydropower project, Laos
Thursday, July 01, 2021 by After a three-day trial, the second unit of the 160MW Namkong 1 hydropower project, built by China Three Gorges Corporation, began generating electricity on June 29, meaning all units...

Mangdechhu project wins the Brunel Medal
Friday, October 23, 2020 by The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has awarded the prestigious Brunel Medal to Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority.

Hydro generation surges to historic level for WAPDA
Monday, July 13, 2020 by The Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has announced that in the fiscal year 2019-2020 it generated its highest ever amount of hydropower, providing 37.4 billion...

Mekong River Commission provides updates on Luang Prabang and Sanakham consultation plans
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by The prior consultation process of the 1460MW Luang Prabang hydropower on the Mekong mainstream will now be concluded on 30 June 2020, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) has announced,...

Laos hydro project operational
Thursday, March 05, 2020 by The Nam Pha Gnai hydropower plant in Laos, which was designed by Entura, is fully operational following completion of construction last year.

2019 was historic year for hydro in Pakistan, says WAPDA
Tuesday, January 07, 2020 by Last year saw record generation of hydropower in Pakistan, with the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) branding 2019 a historic year for development of water and...

Xayaburi starts commercial operation in Lao PDR
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The 1285MW Xayaburi hydroelectric plant in Lao PDR has begun commercial operations, shareholder CK Power has announced.

Nam Ngiep 1 starts commercial operation
Friday, September 13, 2019 by Commercial operations have begun at the 290MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower project in Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc has announced.

720MW Mangdechhu project inaugurated in Bhutan
Tuesday, September 03, 2019 by The 4x180MW Mangdechhu hydroelectric project has been officially inaugurated in Bhutan in a ceremony attended by the Indian Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi and Bhutan’s Prime...

Works start at Qairokkum hydro plant, Tajikistan
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by Work has officially started on the rehabilitation of the Qairokkum hydropower plant in Tajikistan, a project that will see the plant’s capacity increase from 126MW to 174MW.

Indian cabinet approves funds for largest hydro project
Friday, July 19, 2019 by The Indian government has approved Rs. 1600 crore for pre-investment activities and various clearances for the 2880MW Dibang Multipurpose Project in Arunachal Pradesh – the largest...

New hydro sites identified in Sabah, Malaysia
Monday, July 15, 2019 by Hydropower sites with the potential to generate 200MW combined have been identified in the Malaysian state of Sabah, following a number of hydrological studies carried out by the...

Association launched for hydro developers operating in Myanmar
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 by The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced it is supporting the launch of the Myanmar Hydropower Developers’ Association (MHDA), an innovative platform for...

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