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Pakistan seeks valves to refurbish 243-MW Warsak hydro project

04/30/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply valves as part of work to rehabilitate the 243-MW Warsak hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Kabul River.

Workers building hydro plant in Nepal trapped in tunnel by landslide

04/28/2014

The bodies of three workers have been recovered from a tunnel under construction at the 25-MW Upper Madikhola hydro plant in western Nepal, news sources report.

Pakistan seeks project management consultants for 83.4-MW Kurram Tangi hydropower project

04/25/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) invites expressions of interest from consultants to establish a project management unit for the 83.4-MW Kurram Tangi hydroelectric project to be built on Pakistan's Kurram River.

105-MW Ambuklao hydroelectric project earns EMS certification

04/24/2014

The 105-MW Amuklao hydroelectric plant passed a TUV Rheinland certification audit for Environmental Management System (EMS) with "zero" non-conformity earlier this month.

Comments sought on proposed environmental study of Pakistan's 4,500-MW Diamer Bhasha hydro project

04/23/2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks comments on a draft statement of work for an environmental and social impact assessment of Pakistan's proposed 4,500-MW Diamer Bhasha hydroelectric project on the Indus River.

Bhutan, India sign hydroelectric power development agreement

04/22/2014

The governments of India and Bhutan have signed an agreement for the joint development of a number of hydropower projects earlier today in capital city Thimphu.

India utility seeks digital governors for 180-MW Baira Siul hydro project

04/22/2014

India's NHPC Ltd. seeks bids to replace existing governors with microprocessor-based digital governor systems at the 180-MW Baira Siul hydroelectric project in India's Himachal Pradesh State.

IFC provides funds for Nepal hydroelectric project development

04/21/2014

The International Finance Corporation has reportedly pledged to provide US$6 billion in financing for the development of hydroelectric power projects in Nepal.

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