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Sediment Management for Rangit Dam in India


Rangit River, a major tributary of River Teesta, in the Eastern Himalaya supplies the 60 MW Rangit Hydro Power Station which was commissioned in February 2000 by NHPC. However, the river transports a large quantity of silt with its water during the monsoon months of May to September and during an incident in 2006 the project's powerhouse was flooded.

HRW Briefings


News on the global hydroelectric industry from March-April 2014

Selecting Sustainability for Hydropower Designs


The hydropower industry has expended tremendous effort to ensure that new projects are developed with environmental and social sustainability in mind.

Japan makes grant for Malawi's Tedzani hydropower projects


A US$300 million grant from Japan to Malawi will be used for the development and construction of the Tedzani hydropower project.

Carnegie receives CEFC funds for wave energy unit development


Australia's Clean Energy Finance Corporation has provided a US$18.2 million five-year loan facility to Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, marking CEFC's first foray into wave energy investment.

RusHydro consolidates hydro engineering subsidiaries


JSC RusHydro's Vladimir Pekhtin, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, has been appointed General Director of JSC Institute Hydroproject and JSC Lenhydroproject as the Russian utility and hydropower project works to consolidate its hydro engineering operations.

Papua New Guinea seeks EPC contractor for 3-MW Divune hydro project


Papua New Guinea utility PNG Power Ltd. seeks bids for engineering procurement and construction of the 3-MW Divune hydroelectric project at Popendetta in Oro Province.

Australian wave energy developer completes capital raise


Bombora Wave Power has successfully closed its capital funding round, the Australian marine and hydrokinetics developer has announced.

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