Developer Teesta Urja Ltd. invites expressions of interest for turnkey construction of the 1,200-MW Teesta Stage 3 hydroelectric project on the Teesta River in India's Sikkim State.
Four government-owned commercial banks agreed August 3 to lend 6 trillion dong (US$375 million) to build the 180-MW Dong Nai 3 and 340-MW Dong Nai 4 hydroelectric projects in Vietnam's Dong Nai River Basin.
China Resources Power Holdings Co. Ltd. announced it plans to spend HK$555.7 million (US$71.2 million) to buy stakes in two power plants in China, including its first hydropower project.
Ministers of India and Bhutan signed agreements July 28 for long-term cooperation on hydropower development and for India's purchase of power from the 1,020-MW Tala hydroelectric project being built in Bhutan with Indian assistance.
India Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde formally commissioned the 1,000 Tehri Dam hydroelectric project July 30 on the Bhagirathi River in Uttaranchal State.
Dongfang Electrical Machinery Co. of China has signed an US$18 million contract to equip the 97-MW Cua Dat hydropower plant being built in Vietnam's Thanh Hoa Province.
Ascent Hydro Projects Ltd. seeks global bids for electro-mechanical equipment and domestic bids for civil works and hydro-mechanical equipment for three small projects on Sutlej River in Himachal Pradesh State.
Iran's Ministry of Interior seeks expressions of interest from consultants to study watershed management in the Haji-arab and Kharrud basins of Qazvin Region.
Hydro developer Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. seeks expressions of interest by August 5 from consultants to prepare a detailed project report on establishing a hydrological information system in the hydro-rich Uttaranchal State.
Vietnam hydro plant and infrastructure builder Cavico Corp. announced July 18 its affiliate, VINAVICO, has begun construction preparations for the 180-MW Srepok 3 hydroelectric project.