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Bangladesh and India to co-operate on hydro power projects

Dhaka and New Delhi have agreed in principle to set up hydro-power plants in India’s north-eastern states under joint-venture initiatives as the Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company that was organzined for the installation of a 1,320MW coal-fired plant at Bagerhat in Bangladesh. Both Bangladesh and India could share the hydro-electricity that would be produced, officials said. The steering committee on ...

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China and India heading for dispute over the Brahmaputra river hydro projects

India has urged China to respect its river rights following a media report that Beijing plans to build new hydroelectric plants on a waterway that the neighbours share. The Hindu newspaper reported that China was looking at building three new hydro projects on the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet, which becomes the Brahmaputra when it flows into India. "The government of India carefully monitors all developme ...

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BHEL mark milestone in Vietnam as part of Asian growth strategy

BHEL announced that it has commissioned a first unit of the 2x100 MW Nam Chien hydro project in Vietnam. The hydro power generating set is a development that is likely to open up more opportunities for the state-run major in the fast-growing market. “This success opens a huge market potential for BHEL not only in the hydro segment but also in the thermal and gas based power plant segments in Vietnam which w ...

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The water does not flow for NHPC in Myanmar

State-owned Indian power utility NHPC Ltd has termed as unfeasible two strategic hydroelectric projects in Myanmar, potentially dampening India’s economic diplomacy initiative to engage the South-East Asian nation. NHPC, in a detailed project report (DPR), said Myanmar’s proposed 1,200 megawatts (MW) hydroelectric project in Tamanthi is financially unviable without government support. An 880MW project in Sh ...

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TATA Power want more hydro projects in South East Asia

TATA Power are actively looking at opportunities to develop hydro projects as part of efforts to boost its renewable energy portfolio which is expected to make up about one-fourth of its overall generation capacity by 2020. India’s largest private power producer is already developing hydro projects in India, Nepal and Bhutan. At present, Tata Power has a hydro power generation capacity of 447 MW in Maharash ...

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Vishnugad hydro-electric project in Uttarakhand receives the green light

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Tehri Hydro Development Corporation to go ahead with its hydroelectric project over river Alaknanda in Uttarakhand while dismissing a plea against it. A bench headed by Justice H L Dattu expressed concern that petitions are being filed in courts to delay such projects despite the fact that everybody wants electricity. The court dismissed the plea of an environmentalist ...

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EVN hydro plants see profit surge

According to the third-quarter financial statement of Thac Ba Hydropower Joint Stock Company, the plant made a profit after tax of VND97.7 billion (US$4.66 million) in the first nine months of 2012, representing an increase of more than four times the figure recorded over the same period in 2011. In the third quarter alone, the company's profit after tax reached VND59.06 billion ($2.82 million), seven times ...

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BHEL commissions hydro renovation in Tajikistan

Strengthening its overseas footprint, state-run BHEL today said a renovated hydro power plant project with enhanced generation capacity has been commissioned in Tajikistan. The power equipment major is also implementing hydro projects in Rwanda, Afghanistan, Vietnam, DR Congo and Bhutan. BHEL has completed the renovation, modernisation & uprating of the 2x4.75 MW Varjob hydro power plant at Barki Tojik ...

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Statkraft to operate two new hydro projects in Laos

Laotian utility Theun Hinboun Power Company (THPC) has commissioned two new hydro projects that will double its renewable production to 3 TWh annually, it was revealed. The US$650 million project, which included an expansion of the 220-MW Theun-Hinboun complex and the construction of the new 60-MW Nam Gnouang hydro plant, will be operated and maintained by Norway's Statkraft. "The expansion project in Laos ...

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EVN’s profits are up, but still insist on power price hike

Power companies in Vietnam all have reported big profits for 2012, up by 1.5-4 times in comparison with the last year. Meanwhile, the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) expects the profit of VND 3.5-4 trillion. Profits up to 400 percent The third quarter finance reports of power companies belonging to EVN and the companies where EVN holds the controlling stakes showed that they made fat profits in 2012 thanks to ...

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