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Laos pushes Hydro

More than 500 delegates from over 50 countries attended the International Water Resources conference in Vientiane, Laos last week focusing on water resources and hydropower development across Asia. The conference centered on the development and engineering of regional hydropower with China, India, Russia, Malaysia and Pakistan boasting some of the largest dams and power plants globally. But environmentalist ...

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Nepalese use RE to end energy crisis

The Nepalese government on Thursday formulated plan of action aimed at ending the power shortage in the country within a couple of years by harnessing solar and wind energy apart from stepping up hydro-electricity generation. The meeting of the council of ministers endorsed the action plan on ending the energy crisis period within two years, according to cabinet sources. The meeting held at the residence of ...

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Nexif energy acquire controlling interest in Coc San Hydro Project

Through the acquisition of a majority ownership of Viet Hydro Pte. Ltd., Southeast Asian independent power producer, Nexif Energy, today announced it has acquired controlling interest in the 30-MW Coc San hydropower project on the Ngoi Dum Stream, located in Lao Cai Province, Northern Vietnam. Coc San is a run-of-river project in the final stages of development and is expected to begin generating power in M ...

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More $ for SriLanka’s Hydro firms

Sri Lanka's mini-hydro power firms will get a higher feed-in tariffs for their output based on newly published tariffs for 2015, Asia Securities, an equities research house has said. When thermal generation costs rise, the avoided cost formula also rises. Asia Securities said the price to buy power has been raised by 2.5 percent in the 'wet season' to 15.2 percent and the dry season rate increased to 16.75 ...

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New Dam for Thailand

The Thai Cabinet has approved the construction of a new hydro-electric powered dam in Kanchanaburi by the Ministry of Energy, expected an annual electrical production capacity of 90 million units. The Prime Minister’s Office Spokesman Maj Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd has revealed that the Cabinet’s meeting yesterday has approved the construction plan of the Ban Chan Dae hydro-electric powered dam in Kanchanaburi ...

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Protests at Large Dams in China

Tawang district, which is situated at 10,000 feet above sea-level in Arunachal Pradesh, erupted in protest on Saturday against large hydropower projects in the district bordering the Tibetan region of China. Hundreds of Buddhist lamas and locals turned up at the Tawang parade ground, about 30km from the McMahon Line, carrying placards saying 'no' to large dams in the 'ecologically, culturally and strategica ...

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Koreas KHNP in Kyrgyz MOU

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KHNP) announced on Sept. 3 that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Kyrgyz Republic of Central Asia on Sept. 2. to cooperate in the hydraulic sector. This is the first time for the Kyrgyz Republic to sign an MOU with the Korean firm for hydroelectric projects. Under the agreement, KHNP and the Kyrgyz Republic will exchange manpower and inform ...

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GIC in talks to acquire Greenko’s Indian assets

Indian renewable energy company Greenko Group and Aranda Investments, a unit of Singapore’s state fund GIC, have entered into a non-binding agreement for GIC to purchase the totality of Greenko’sstake in its Mauritius-based holding firm for Indian assets – Greenko Mauritius – to GIC for a consideration of US $255 million. If completed, the deal will see Greenko Mauritius’ portfolio of India-based wind, hydr ...

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Vietnamese property developer Hoang Anh Gia Lai sells Da Nang-based HAGL Plaza Hotel

Vietnamese property developer Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group (HAGL) is learnt to have sold its five-star HAGL Plaza Hotel Da Nang to a company run by an Australian Vietnamese for $25 million, according to an industry executive familiar with the development. The transaction was sealed in April, this executive added. The HAGL Plaza Hotel asset, encompassing a 22-storey building and land, was changed into the new bra ...

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The world’s biggest hydropower project may be causing giant landslides in China

biggest hydropower project A giant landslide near China’s Three Gorges Dam last night sent six meter waves crashing down on a fleet of fishing boats, leaving five people injured, and killing one. Dozens of residents near the Daning River, where the landslide took place, have been evacuated. The incident is only the latest natural disaster that critics believe the $59 billion mega-dam has caused, twelve year ...

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