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Hyundai wins contract for 47 MW hydropower plant


South Korean conglomerate Hyundai Engineering Co. announced it has won a US$91.3 million award for the construction of a 47 MW hydropower plant in Indonesia.

Solomon Islands seeks design support, supervision of 750-kW Fiu River hydro project


The government of the Solomon Islands invites expressions of interest from consultants to provide design support and construction supervision for the 750-kW Fiu River hydroelectric project.

NPC completes underwater work at Agus 6 hydroelectric plant


Operations have resumed at the 200-MW Agus 6 hydropower plant after the Philippines' National Power Corp. finished plugging a leak in the dam's blow-off pipe.

France helps fund Pakistan's Munda, Harpo hydropower projects


Financing from the French Development Agency will allow for the construction of a pair of hydroelectric projects that will add a combined 785 MW of power to Pakistan's grid.

Afghans seek dam safety, environmental-social panels for 100-MW Naghlu hydro rehabilitation project


Afghanistan national utility Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) invites applications from consultants to serve on a dam safety advisory panel and an environmental and social advisory panel for rehabilitation of the 100-MW Naghlu hydroelectric project on Afghanistan's Kabul River.

A history of hydropower


There was a charming little article on last week, featuring the forthcoming 100th anniversary of the hydropower sector in Australia’s Tasmania.

RusHydro to design India's 3,750-MW Upper Siang hydropower plant


JSC RusHydro subsidiary RusHydro International AG has signed a contract with the India's North Eastern Electric Power Corp. Ltd. (NEEPCO) to design the second phase of the 3,750-MW Upper Siang hydropower plant.

Hydro Tasmania looking for clues to its past


Australian utility Hydro Tasmania is seeking help as the company prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary later this year.

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