Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here on Monday inaugurated the first private sector Bong Escape 84 megawatts hydropower project built on the Jhelum River seven kilometres away from Mangla Dam in Azad Kashmir. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said the project was a milestone in the…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/hydro-power/criticality-of-electricity-highlighted-prime-minister-opens-first-private-hydropower-ipp-project-hydropower-project-built-on-the-jhelum-river/ energy project, hydropower project., Jhelum River, pakistan feature energy project
Officials from Vietnam’s Gia Lai province said a dam at the Krel 2 hydropower project burst around 3 a.m. local time, damaging factories and flooding hundreds of acres of farmland.
According to Asian news sources, a cause for the dam’s failure has not yet been determined, though…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/dam-collapses-in-vietnams-central-highlands-damaging-factories-and-flooding-hundreds-of-acres-of-farmland/ Dam collapses in Vietnam, hydropower project., Vietnam’s Gia Lai province
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has released a first set of official reports made using its Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol, which evaluates hydroelectric projects and their operators in a number of criteria.
Included in this round of assessments were Energia…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/hydro-power/international-hydropower-association-iha-releases-hydropower-project-sustainability-evaluations-assessment-protocol/ (ESBR), Assessment Protocol, Energia Sustentavel do Brasil, hydropower project., IHA releases, International Hydropower Association, project in Brazil, sustainability evaluations
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a US$315,212 contract to Skyward Construction Inc. to supply replacement hoists on the north shore fishway entrance at the 810-MW Little Goose hydropower project.
The Corps’ Walla Walla District most recently sought bids for the work in March,…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/hydro-power/corps-awards-little-goose-dam-fishway-repair-contract-hydropower-project/ Corps awards Little, fishway repair contract, geotechnical work, Goose Dam, hydropower project., Lower Granite Dam
Although the International Court of Arbitration (ICA) has already announced its partial award on the controversial Kishanganga dam, the festering dispute is far from over.
Pakistan and India may soon enter a new legal battle if New Delhi doesn’t change the design of the hydropower…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/kishanganga-dam-legal-battle-far-from-over-international-court-of-arbitration-ica/
Pakistan”s first hydroelectric Independent Power Project (IPP) – the 84-megawatt New Bong Escape hydropower project – has commenced commercial operations after obtaining certification by an independent engineer appointed by the power purchaser (CPPA/NTDC). The hydropower…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/84-megawatts-new-bong-escape-hydropower-project-countrys-first-hydel-ipp-begins-operation/
LAHORE: The 84-megawatt New Bong Hydropower Project, first independent hydropower project of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir set up by Laraib Energy Limited, has started commercial operations.
Laraib Energy, a subsidiary of Hub Power Company (Hubco), successfully commissioned the project on…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/national-news/first-private-new-bong-hydropower-project-starts-working-project-of-pakistan-and-azad-jammu-and-kashmir-set-up-by-laraib-energy-limited/