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Reservoir potential to provide solar energy
Saturday, November 28, 2015 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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 by 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.

Norconsult wins contracts in Sarawak
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Norconsult has announced its newly established subsidiary in Borneo, NorPower Sdn Bhd, has signed several new contracts for hydropower projects with Sarawak Energy.

Myanmar Energy Investment Summit 2013
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by Billed as Myanmar’s most important gathering of energy and investment decision-makers, the Myanmar Energy Investment Summit 2013 (MEIS 2013) is to take place 3-4 September 2013 in Yangon.

High level speakers confirmed for the IHA World Congress
Friday, April 19, 2013 by Heads of organisations and high-level executives from 80 countries will join the 2013 World Congress on Advancing Sustainable Hydropower, 21-24 May 2013, in Kuching, Malaysia.

Sabangan project work to start soon
Thursday, March 14, 2013 by Philippines-based hydro developer Hedcor, a subsidiary of AboitizPower, has announced it is expected to begin construction of its Sabangan hydroelectric power project within the...

Court rules on Kishanganga dispute
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague has given the go-ahead for India to divert waters from the Kishenganga/Neelum River for its 330MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project.

TAQA expands hydro interest in India
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) has acquired an interest in Himachal Sorang Power Limited (HSPL), the developer of the 100MW Sorang hydroelectric plant in the...

THPC completes expansion project in Loas
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by Utility company Theun Hinboun Power Company (THPC) has opened two new hydropower stations in Loas doubling the company’s production of renewable energy to 3TWh annually as part of...

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