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Nepal eyes first pumped-storage projects

01/21/2014

Nepal could be getting its first pumped-storage hydropower plants pending the results of a Department of Electricity Development study.

Developer signs agreement for 62.5 MW Australian wave energy project

01/17/2014

Ocean Power Technologies Inc. has signed an agreement with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency via its wholly-owned subsidy, Victorian Wave partners Pty Ltd, which will ultimately allow for the building of a wave power station off the coast of Portland, Australia.

Privatization possibility for Chinese hydropower project developer

01/15/2014

Investment firm NewQuest Capital Partners has agreed to acquire the China Hydroelectric Corporation in a US$190 million deal that could take the company private.

Russia's Power Machines to outfit Turkey's 140-MW Kigi hydropower project

01/14/2014

Russian hydro turbine manufacturer Power Machines OJSC has signed a contract with Turkish company DSI to provide equipment for the 140-MW Kigi hydropower project.

Dam collapses at India's 4.8-MW Alea hydropower project

01/13/2014

A reservoir burst at the 4.8-MW Aleo hydropower project sent thousands of cubic meters of water rushing downstream, though no casualties have been reported.

Pakistan seeks valve repair, electrical equipment for 1,000-MW Mangla Dam

01/09/2014

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids for repair of gate valves and for supply of circuit breakers and transformers for the 1,000-MW Mangla Dam hydroelectric project.

Alstom announces contracts for Israel's Gilbao pumped-storage hydropower plant

01/09/2014

Alstom has signed several contracts with PSP Investment Ltd. to provide both equipment and operation & maintenance services for Israel's 300-MW Gilboa pumped-storage hydropower plant.

India's THDC awards EPC contract for 444-MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydropower project

01/08/2014

India's Hindustan Construction Company has won an engineering, procurement and construction contract from THDC for the 444-MW Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydroelectric project.


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