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Government gives go-ahead for Nepal's 49.6-MW Super Dordi Kha hydro project

03/17/2014

Nepal's Hydropower Development Board has given clearance for the 49.6-MW Super Dordi Kha hydroelectric project.

Burundi seeks dam engineer, hydrologist, geologist to review 31.5-MW Jiji hydro project

03/17/2014

Burundi's water and electric utility invites expressions of interest from dam engineers, hydrologists and geologists to perform independent review of the proposed dam for the 31.5-MW Jiji hydroelectric project on Burundi's Jiji River.

Philippines bank awards grant for 8-MW Asiga hydropower project

03/14/2014

The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has agreed to a US$20 million loan to the Asiga Green Energy Corp. for the construction of a new small hydropower project in the country's northern region.

Vietnam utility seeks bids to equip 7.5-MW Nam Pay hydro project

03/14/2014

Vietnam's Northern Power Corp. seeks bids to supply turbine-generators and other equipment for the 7.5-MW Nam Pay hydroelectric project in Vietnam.

Philippines' DOE approves 200-MW Aklan pumped-storage plant

03/13/2014

The Philippine Department of Energy has approved a proposal from the Strategic Power Development Corp. for a 200 MW pumped-storage hydropower project in Aklan.

Parties sign MOU for small hydro project in Papua New Guinea

03/11/2014

A memorandum of understanding announced this week will allow for the construction of a long-discussed small hydropower project on the Divune River in Papua New Guinea's Oro province.

Mapping the world one small hydropower plant at a time

03/10/2014

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Centre on Small Hydro Power (ICSHP) announced last month that they have launched a new web-based knowledge-sharing portal on small hydropower.

USAID provides grant for Pakistan's 83-MW Kurram Tangi hydropower plant

03/10/2014

The United States Agency for International Development will provide a US$81 million grant to Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority for construction of the 83.4-MW Kurram Tangi hydroelectric project.


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