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Pakistan seeks bids to develop 350-MW Athmuqam, 132-MW Rajdhani hydro projects

06/03/2014

Pakistan's Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) seeks bids to develop the 350-MW Athmuqam and 132-MW Rajdhani hydropower projects in Pakistan.

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Korean companies sign MOU for hydropower project development

06/03/2014

Asian firms Daelim, Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) and Lotte Engineering & Construction have signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of hydropower projects in Pakistan and Indonesia.

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India, Bhutan committed to joint venture hydropower projects

05/30/2014

A recent meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay affirmed the countries' commitment to constructing more than 2,100 MW of additional hydroelectric power capacity in Bhutan.

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Study shows potential for pumped-storage hydropower project in Queensland

05/29/2014

A study released this week by Leyshon Resources Ltd. shows potential for an up to 40 MW pumped-storage hydroelectric plant at Mount Leyshon in Queensland.

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Putin signs decree allowing for issuance of RusHydro shares

05/29/2014

Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree allowing Russian energy giant JSC RusHydro to issue additional shares, providing that the government's ownership in the share capital of the company does not fall below 60.5%.

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Solomon Islands again seeks developers for 20-MW Tina River hydro

05/28/2014

The government of the Solomon Islands invites expressions of interest from firms to develop the 20-MW Tina River hydroelectric project on a build-own-operate-transfer basis.

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Myanmar approves Thanlwin River hydropower project

05/28/2014

The Myanmar Minister of Electric Power has granted approval to local company Asia World and China's Hanergy Group Holding Ltd. to develop a 1,400 MW hydropower plant along the Thanlwin River.

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RusHydro starts up two new 640 MW turbine units at Sayano-Shushenskaya

05/28/2014

JSC RusHydro, Russia’s largest power-generating company, has announced that a new 640-MW hydropower unit has been commissioned at the company’s Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant (HPP), in addition to the other 8 hydropower units in operation at the plant.

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