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Water ruminations from a hydro mindset

03/27/2015

Is water, the fuel that powers hydroelectric generation, really free? 

BHEL contract for Rammam hydro project

Contract awarded to supply 120-MW Rammam Stage-III hydro plant in India

03/27/2015

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has been awarded a contract worth INR2.25 billion (US$36 million) to supply equipment for the 120-MW Rammam Stage-III hydro plant, being built in India’s West Bengal State.

Warsak Hydropower Project

Pakistan seeks tendering agent for rehab of 243-MW Warsak hydro project

03/26/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to serve as tendering agent for rehabilitation of the 243-MW Warsak hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Kabul River. 

Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project

NEA forms committee to mediate worker strike at 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi hydropower plant

03/24/2015

Officials are hoping that talks mediated by a four-member committee will allow construction to resume on Nepal's 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi hydroelectric plant and end a strike that began earlier this month.

Gulpur hydro project agreements signed

Agreements to advance development of 102-MW Gulpur hydroelectric plant in Pakistan

03/24/2015

Three agreements were signed last week that should advance development of the 102-MW Gulpur hydroelectric plant on the Poonch River in Pakistan.

Pakistan again seeks turbine runner, wicket gates for 243-MW Warsak hydro project

03/19/2015

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has issued a solicitation to rehabilitate a turbine runner and wicket gates of the 243-MW Warsak hydroelectric project on Pakistan's Kabul River. 

Kabeli-A hydro project proven sustainable

Sustainable practices proven during assessment of Kabeli-A hydropower project

03/18/2015

The 37.6-MW Kabeli-A hydropower project received scores of basic good practice or better on all of the 22 topics assessed under the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol, achieving proven best practice on half of them.

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Bhutan extends calls for construction, equipment for 118-MW Nikachhu hydropower project

03/16/2015

The government of Bhutan and its development units have extended the deadlines for civil construction and hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment for the 118-MW Nikachhu hydroelectric project to be built on Bhutan's Nikachhu River. 

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