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Royal HaskoningDHV, TIRASA sign agreement for Indonesian small hydropower development


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


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


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


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


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


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

Foreign investments coming for Nepal's 48.5-MW Upper Rahughat hydroelectric plant


Nepal's Industrial Promotion Board (IPB) has awarded a permit to the Tudi Power Company, which will allow the developer to pursue foreign direct investments for its 48.5-MW Upper Rahughat hydropower project.

Obayashi wins contract for Nam Ngiep dam project


Japanese construction company Obayashi has been awarded a contract to provide civil engineering works for the 288 MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower project in Laos.

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