2,600 MW Changheba hydro project gets go ahead in China

The 2,600-MW Changheba hydropower project in western China’s Sichuan Province has been approved by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), wire services reported.

The US$3.46 billion project will be built and operated by Sichuan Datang International Ganzi Hydropower Development Company. The hydro facility is due to begin operation in late 2016 and to operate at full capacity by April 2018, wire reports indicate.

In other news, China, Myanmar and Thailand have agreed to study a 7,000-MW Myanmar hydropower project that would be Southeast Asia’s largest by generation capacity, the Chinese government and wire services reported.

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