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EBRD hoping to unlock Central Asia's hydroelectric power with transmission line financing


The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has announced a US$110 million loan to help finance a transmission line that will "help unlock the untapped hydropower potential of Central Asia."

Lebanon seeks firms for construction of Bisri Dam


The government of Lebanon invites applications for pre-qualification to construct Bisri Dam, a water supply dam in Lebanon.

AHC to supply US$78 million in equipment to Nigerian 700-MW Zungeru hydroelectric project


Alstom Hydro China (AHC) was awarded a contract worth about US$78 million by China National Electric Engineering Co., Ltd. to provide electro-mechanical equipment and technical services for the US$1.3 billion 700-MW Zungeru hydroelectric project on the middle and upper reaches of the Kaduna River near Zungeru, Niger, Nigeria.  

Nepal awards contract for first large-scale pumped-storage hydropower project


Engineering firm Lahmeyer International GmbH and sub-consultant Manitoba Hydro International have been awarded a contract by Tanahu Hydropower Ltd. to provide a number of services associated with the development of the 140-MW Tanahu pumped-storage project in Nepal.

Pakistan seeks governor, switchgear equipment for 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam hydro project


Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids for a guard valve and spares for governor systems and switchgear spares for the 3,480-MW Tarbela Dam hydroelectric project on the Indus River. 

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Laos seeks consultants to advance independent hydropower project development


The government of Laos invites expressions of interest from consultants to help develop an institutional framework to advance development of hydropower projects by independent power producers (IPPs).

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