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More data sharing needed says Mekong River Commission
02 July, 2021
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All units operational at Namkong 1 hydropower project, Laos
Thursday, July 01, 2021 by After a three-day trial, the second unit of the 160MW Namkong 1 hydropower project, built by China Three Gorges Corporation, began generating electricity on June 29, meaning all units...

Mangdechhu project wins the Brunel Medal
Friday, October 23, 2020 by The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has awarded the prestigious Brunel Medal to Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project Authority.

Hydro generation surges to historic level for WAPDA
Monday, July 13, 2020 by The Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has announced that in the fiscal year 2019-2020 it generated its highest ever amount of hydropower, providing 37.4 billion...

Mekong River Commission provides updates on Luang Prabang and Sanakham consultation plans
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by The prior consultation process of the 1460MW Luang Prabang hydropower on the Mekong mainstream will now be concluded on 30 June 2020, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) has announced,...

Laos hydro project operational
Thursday, March 05, 2020 by The Nam Pha Gnai hydropower plant in Laos, which was designed by Entura, is fully operational following completion of construction last year.

2019 was historic year for hydro in Pakistan, says WAPDA
Tuesday, January 07, 2020 by Last year saw record generation of hydropower in Pakistan, with the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) branding 2019 a historic year for development of water and...

Xayaburi starts commercial operation in Lao PDR
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 by The 1285MW Xayaburi hydroelectric plant in Lao PDR has begun commercial operations, shareholder CK Power has announced.

Nam Ngiep 1 starts commercial operation
Friday, September 13, 2019 by Commercial operations have begun at the 290MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower project in Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc has announced.

720MW Mangdechhu project inaugurated in Bhutan
Tuesday, September 03, 2019 by The 4x180MW Mangdechhu hydroelectric project has been officially inaugurated in Bhutan in a ceremony attended by the Indian Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi and Bhutan’s Prime...

Works start at Qairokkum hydro plant, Tajikistan
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by Work has officially started on the rehabilitation of the Qairokkum hydropower plant in Tajikistan, a project that will see the plant’s capacity increase from 126MW to 174MW.

Indian cabinet approves funds for largest hydro project
Friday, July 19, 2019 by The Indian government has approved Rs. 1600 crore for pre-investment activities and various clearances for the 2880MW Dibang Multipurpose Project in Arunachal Pradesh – the largest...

New hydro sites identified in Sabah, Malaysia
Monday, July 15, 2019 by Hydropower sites with the potential to generate 200MW combined have been identified in the Malaysian state of Sabah, following a number of hydrological studies carried out by the...

Association launched for hydro developers operating in Myanmar
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 by The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced it is supporting the launch of the Myanmar Hydropower Developers’ Association (MHDA), an innovative platform for...

TEPCO invests in Coc San hydro project, Vietnam
Thursday, November 22, 2018 by Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) is looking to increase the efficiency of the 29.7MW Coc San Hydropower Plant in Vietnam after acquiring a 36.38% stake in...

Daral Khwar project inagurated in Pakistan
Tuesday, October 02, 2018 by The 36.6MW Daral Khawar hydro power project has been officially inaugurated in Pakistan’s Swat district.

Mekong River Commission starts consultation for Pak Ly project, Lao PDR
Saturday, August 11, 2018 by A six-month consultation process has begun for the proposed 770MW Pak Lay hydropower project on the Mekong mainstream in Lao PDR, the Mekong River Commission has announced, despite...

SMEC to carry out feasibility study for Bakun extension
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 by Sarawak Energy has engaged SMEC to conduct the feasibility study and tender design for an extension of Bakun Hydroelectric Power Plant in Malaysia.

Five new hydro plants planned for Indonesia
Friday, April 20, 2018 by Power Construction Corporation of China and PT Indonesia Kayan Hydropower Energy have agreed to jointly build five hydropower plants with a combined capacity of 9000MW on the the...

969MW Neelum Jhelum project inaugurated in Pakistan
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by The 969MW Neelum Jhelum hydropower project in Azad Jammu and Kashmir has been officially inaugurated by Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, with the project having...

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