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Nepal seeks rehab construction of 640-kW Sundarijal hydro project


Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for construction and equipment rehabilitation of the 640-kW Sundarijal hydroelectric project in Nepal.

China's Three Gorges hydropower plant accused of causing landslide


China's massive Three Gorges Dam is being blamed for causing a landslide that killed at least two and injured several others in the southwestern Wushan County.

India developer seeks construction of 2,000-MW Subansiri Lower hydro project


India's NHPC Ltd. seeks bids to construct civil works of the powerhouse complex of the 2,000-MW Subansiri Lower hydroelectric project on the Subansiri River in India's Arunachal Pradesh State. 

Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower plant's capacity upped with completion of new transmission line


A new high-voltage transmission line has allowed Russian generator RusHydro to increase the maximum output capacity of the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydropower project.

Australian company enters into technology agreement for MHK development within Indonesia


Australia-based Bombora Wave Power announced on June 22 that it has entered into a Technology Evaluation Agreement with Anoa Power of Indonesia in which Anoa would evaluate suitable deployment sites for Bombora marine hydrokinetic devices (MHK) while Bombora will confirm electricity generation capability across these locations. 

Developer receives Certificate of Registration for Philippines' 45-MW Nalatang B hydropower project


The Philippines Department of Energy has issued a Certificate of Registration to the Aboitiz Power Corp., allowing for the pre-development of the 45-MW Nalatang B hydropower project.

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Reservoir behind Russia's 2,997-MW Boguchanskaya hydropower plant reaches designed capacity


Russian energy producer JSC RusHydro has announced that the reservoir level behind its Boguchanskaya hydropower plant has been filled to its designed capacity of 208 meters above sea level.

Samoa extends call for reconstruction of three mini-hydro projects


Samoa Electric Power Corp. (EPC) has extended the deadline for bids to reconstruct three mini-hydropower projects totaling 4.69 MW.

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