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Ituango hydroelectric

Second builder of 2.4-GW Ituango hydro project seeks debt restructuring plan

Colombia's Conconcreto, one of the contractors responsible for building the troubled 2.4-GW Ituango hydro project, has begun a debt restructuring process to avoid bankruptcy amid renewed fears about the project's future, according to BNamericas. Corporate...
Upper Tamakoshi

Nepal’s 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project now operating

The 456-MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectric Project (UTKHEP) is now operating in Nepal, according to contractor Tractebel. The plant, the largest hydroelectric project in the country, is located in a remote region of the upper Himalayas...
Lesotho Phase II

AfDB approves $86.72 million loan for second phase of Lesotho Highlands Water Project

The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors has approved a loan of $86.72 million to co-finance the second phase of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. The multi-phase project will provide water to the Gauteng...
Ituango hydroelectric

Colombia group warns of “terrible consequences” as Ituango builders face dismissal

A change of contractors for Colombia's beleaguered 2.4-GW Ituango hydro project would lead to further delays and cost overruns while placing the country at risk of electricity shortages, the Antioquia Engineers' Society (SAI) has...
Site C project

BC Hydro to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination

Utility BC Hydro in Canada has announced it will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from all employees and contractors working at a BC Hydro work site or facility across the province of British Columbia,...
Chihuido hydroelectric

Contract awarded to build 637-MW Chihuido hydroelectric complex in Argentina

The Government of Argentina has confirmed that the Heliport and Panedile associated partners have been awarded the contract to build the 637-MW Chihuido hydroelectric complex in the Patagonian province of Neuquen, according to BNamericas. The...
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TransAlta announces renewables growth targets, declares 11% dividend increase

TransAlta Corporation has announced its strategic growth targets, which strengthen the company’s commitment to being a leader in clean electricity by delivering customer-centered power solutions. The targets include adding 2 GW of new capacity...
Natel RHT

Natel Energy to develop three non-powered dam sites on Red River in Louisiana

Natel Energy, a supplier of sustainable hydropower solutions, will develop, finance and construct three non-powered dam sites along Louisiana's Red River in partnership with Nelson Energy, a firm that has developed and licensed over...
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India’s 510-MW Teesta-V hydropower station awarded 2021 IHA Blue Planet Prize

The 2021 IHA Blue Planet Prize for excellence in sustainable hydropower development has been awarded to the 510-MW Teesta-V hydropower project in India, operated by NHPC Limited. The prize was awarded by the International Hydropower...
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Keppel and Electricite Du Laos agree to explore import of hydropower into Singapore

Keppel Electric Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd (KI), and Electricite Du Laos (EDL) have signed an exclusive framework agreement as part of the Lao PDR-Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore Power Integration Project (LTMS-PIP)...