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First unit at Pakistan's 130-MW Duber Khwar hydroelectric plant generating power

01/06/2014

The first unit of Pakistan's 130-MW Duber Khwar hydropower plant is now sending power to the country's national grid, project officials told Asian media sources earlier this week.

Water impoundment begins at Cambodia's lower Russei Chrum Krom hydropower plant

01/03/2014

Development progresses on Cambodia's 338-MW Russei Chrum Krom hydropower project as water is now being impounded at the complex's lower reservoir, according to the China Gezhouba (Group) Corporation.

Eighth unit operating at RusHydro’s 3,000-MW Boguchanskaya hydropower plant

01/03/2014

The eighth hydroelectric generating unit at JSC RusHydro’s Boguchanskaya plant began operating Dec. 30.

Funding approved for new Pakistani hydroelectric training center

01/02/2014

Officials from the French Development Agency, the European Union and the French government have signed an agreement to establish a hydroelectric training center in Pakistan.

Bhutan seeks feasibility studies of three hydropower project sites

01/02/2014

Bhutan's Ministry of Economic Affairs invites expressions of interest in performing pre-feasibility studies of three hydropower project sites in Bhutan.

Small Hydro

01/01/2014

Assessing Options for Managing Sediment during Design of Sambor Dam

01/01/2014

By George W. Annandale, Prakash Kaini and Jennifer Patterson
When it comes to passing sediment downstream, proper dam design can make a significant difference. The authors present an alternative design for Sambor Dam in Cambodia that could create a sustainable reservoir with more than 70% of its capacity

HRW Briefings

01/01/2014


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