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Tajikistan receives ADB funds for Golovnaya hydropower plant rehab, upgrades

12/05/2013

The Asian Development Bank has approve a US$136 million grant for the refurbishment of electrical and mechanical equipment at Tajikistan's 240-MW Golovnaya hydropower plant.

Soil caused seepage at Zagorskaya 2 pumped-storage plant, RusHydro says

12/04/2013

The erosion of foundation soil at the Zagorskaya 2 pumped-storage hydropower project was caused by the "inefficient performance" of the plant's impervious system, according to a recent statement by Russian utility JSC RusHydro.

Royal HaskoningDHV, TIRASA sign agreement for Indonesian small hydropower development

12/03/2013

An agreement signed recently by consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV and renewable energy developer PT Bhakti Putra Bangsa (TIRASA) will see the parties collaborate in developing a total of 100 MW of small hydropower in Indonesia within the next five years.

Vanuatu seeks consultant for renewable energy plan including hydropower

11/22/2013

The government of Vanuatu invites expressions of interest from consultants to help prepare a renewable energy investment plan, including hydropower, for the South Pacific island nation.

Australian wave energy developer completes capital raise

11/20/2013

Marine and hydrokinetic developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has completed a capital raise of US$4 million to accelerate work on its "CETO 6" generating system.

Saudi Fund increases financing for Pakistan's Golen Gol hydropower plant

11/20/2013

The Saudi Fund for Development has announced its plan to provide another US$57 million for the 106-MW Golen Gol hydropower project being developed by Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority.

ADB funds Samoan small hydro project construction, rehab

11/19/2013

ADB's US$23.8 million will pay to repair projects on Upolu that were damaged in 2012 by Cyclone Evan while also funding another three new facilities to across Upolu and Savai'i.

China's Xiangjiaba hydropower plant awarded Project of the Year honors

11/18/2013

China's 6,400-MW Xiangjiaba hydropower plant has been recognized by the editors of Power Engineering Magazine and RenewableEnergyWorld.com as the 2013 Hydro Project of the Year during the recent POWER-GEN International conference and exhibition held in Orlando.


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