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Report on Bhutan FY17 indicates debt reduction in hydropower sector

Bhutan released a report this week containing information that says during Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17), the country reduced its hydropower-related debt by about US$48.3...

India announces new dam safety measures

India is launching the latest software version of the Dam Health and Rehabilitation Monitoring Application (DHARMA) tool and introducing seven new dam safety guidelines aimed at...

Indian Government estimates 9-11 per cent IRR for renewable projects

The ministry of new and renewable energy has proposed internal rate of return (IRR) of major renewable energy projects to be in the range...

India : 34 power projects in distress; Centre not to bear NPAs

Chhattisgarh accounts for 10 of the projects; government says contracting parties must honour the PPAs even if conditions turn difficult Almost a third of the...

All Bihar villages will be electrified by month-end: Deputy CM

Modi added that by May 2018, electricity would reach 10,000 human habitations ("tola") and not a single of these habitations would remain without electricity. Patna: Bihar Deputy...

S.Korea to increase solar power generation by five times by 2030

South Korea said on Wednesday it plans to increase its solar-generated power by five times current amounts by 2030 to boost use of renewable...

Halifax group harnesses power of poop in Nepal, Haiti

It’s not typically a subject for the dinner table but David Gallagher is talking poop amid the hubbub of his Halifax cafe and wine...

Pakistan, India race to tap Himalayas

Several hundred metres underground, thousands of labourers grind away day and night on a mammoth hydroelectric project in contested Kashmir, where India and Pakistan...

Reflections on Chinese Companies’ Global Investments in the Hydropower Sector Between 2006-2017

Introduction The Chinese government has prioritized the hydropower sector since the 1999 “Going Out” strategy. During this period, Chinese companies and Chinese banks have become the...

Ghana commissions world’s biggest powership

Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has commissioned the world's biggest Powership Karadeniz Osman Khan at the Tema Fishing Harbour. Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has reiterated its commitment...