Tags: hydroelectric plant

HC stays construction of all hydro power plants in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand High Court has ordered a stay on construction of all hydro power plants in the state and directed the district magistrates to identify sites within eight weeks for disposal of debris from every project. The court prohibited waste disposal within 500 metres of rivers, sternly rejecting the state government’s request to reduce the […]

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Blast at India-developed hydroelectricity project in eastern Nepal weeks before inauguration by PM Modi

A bomb exploded at the office of a hydroelectricity project being developed with Indian assistance in eastern Nepal, an official said, weeks before its inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The compound wall of the 900 MW Arun III Hydroelectric Power Plant’s office in Tumlingtar area, nearly 500 km from Kathmandu, was damaged in the […]

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Agreement inked for providing additional funding for Pare Hydroelectric Plant

A loan agreement was signed recently for providing additional funding of Euro 20 million for the Pare Hydroelectric Plant project, under the Indo-German Bilateral Development Cooperation. “The Loan agreement for the project was signed by A.G. West Kharkongor, Chairman and Managing Director, North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) and Christoph Kessler, Director, KFW while […]

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American Hydro expands its business to Central America

American Hydro, a Wärtsilä company, will enhance the efficiency and performance of the Mollejon hydroelectric generating plant, located in Belize, Central America. The company was awarded a contract in September 2017 by Belize Electric Company Limited (BECOL) to upgrade the plant with high quality hydroelectric solutions and technical support. Fast delivery and experienced technical installation […]

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Nepal cancels USD 2.5 billion mega hydro project deal with Chinese firm

Nepal has cancelled a major deal with a state-owned Chinese company to develop a 1,200 MW hydroelectric plant, the biggest hydropower project in the landlocked country facing acute energy crisis. The agreement for the USD 2.5 billion Budhi Gandaki Hydroelectric Project, which could have nearly doubled Nepal’s current hydropower production, was signed in June. A […]

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