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Croatia hydro power plant fire: Body of second victim found

Croatian state TV says police have found the body of a second victim of a fire at a hydro power plant in the south of the country. The report on Friday says the body was found late Thursday. Another worker was confirmed dead earlier on Thursday and one more person remains unaccounted-for. An investigation is […]

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China only undertaking run-of the-river hydropower projects on Brahmaputra: Govt

India has consistently conveyed its concerns over the Brahmaputra river to China and urged the country to ensure that interests of downstream states are not harmed by any activities in the upstream areas, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Minister of State for Water Resources and River Development Arjun Ram Meghwal was replying […]

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Nepal to award 1,200 MW hydroelectric project to Chinese company

Nepal has revived a deal with a Chinese state-owned firm to construct a USD 2.5 billion hydroelectric plant, that had been scrapped by the previous government, officials said. Prime Minister K P Oli’s governemnt last week decided to hand over the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project, to the China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC), reversing the former […]

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China mulls exit from Nepal’s Seti hydropower project

Citing high resettlement and rehabilitation costs, China is planning to make an exit from 750-megawatt West Seti hydropower project in Nepal, reported the South China Morning Post quoting sources in Kathmandu. A high-level delegation from CWE Investment Corporation, a subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corporation that had undertaken to execute the project in a memorandum […]

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Green group favors impact assessment of each hydropower project in HP

Environment group Himdhara Collective on Sunday sent a letter to the expert committee of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, demanding cumulative impact assessment of each hydropower project on the Satluj river basin. The committee, at its meeting on Tuesday, will consider the grant of environment clearance to public sector Satluj Jal Vidyut […]

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No formal communication on government’s NHPC stake sale: NTPC

NTPC has not received any formal communication yet on government’s reported plans to sell its stake in hydropower producer NHPC to the state-run power utility to meet its disinvestment target for this fiscal year. “Till now there is no formal communication from the government (on the issue),” said Gurdpeep Singh, chairman and managing director, NTPC. […]

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Meghalaya planning to construct new roads to save Umiam hydro-electric dam

The Meghalaya government is exploring the possibility of having additional roads in the Guwahati-Shillong route to minimise the vibration caused by vehicular traffic causing harm to the wall of the Umiam hyro-electric dam, the assembly was informed recently. The Central Water Commission (CWC) recently expressed concern about the safety of the Umiam concrete dam saying […]

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PEPL signs MoU with CWTW to construct the 48.8-MW hydropower project in Nepal

Peoples Energy Public Ltd. (PEPL) of Nepal has recently signed a MoU with Chongqing Water Turbine Works Company Ltd. (CWTW) to develop and construct the 48.8-MW Khimti II hydropower project located on Khimti Khola River in Nepal. HydroWorld notes that at the plant’s location, Khimti River forms the boundary between Ramechhap and Dolakha districts in […]

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