Asia and Oceania

China celebrates completion of Three Gorges Dam

China completed construction May 20 of the giant Three Gorges Dam wall, a milestone in the world's largest hydroelectric project which is also designed to tame the flood-prone Yangtze river.

China to invest in Mozambique’s 1,300-MW Mphanda Nkuwa

China's Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) will invest US$2.3 billion in the construction of the 1,300-MW Mphanda Nkuwa hydroelectric project on Mozambique's Zambezi River, officials said.

Hydro operator Ry Ninh 2 to debut on Vietnam exchange

Ry Ninh 2 Electric Co., a US$6 million hydropower company, is to debut on Vietnam's stock exchange in May, a company executive said.

Vietnam’s Cavico plans to trade in U.S.

Vietnamese hydro plant and infrastructure builder Cavico Corp. has engaged Providential Holdings Inc. of the United States to help Cavico become a publicly traded company in the U.S.

U.S. firm acquires China’s Changsha Valve Works

Watts Water Technologies Inc. of the United States has completed acquisition of the assets and business of Changsha Valve Works in Changsha.

India firm seeks tunnel work at 111-MW Sawra Kuddu

Pabbar Valley Power Corp. (PVPC) seeks bids by June 16 for construction of an 11-kilometer headrace tunnel for the 111-MW Sawra Kuddu hydroelectric project on the Pabbar River in Himachal Pradesh State. Bid documents must be obtained by May 3.

India state seeks joint venture partner for green site

State-owned hydro developer Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (UJVN) invites expressions of interest from potential joint venture partners to develop a "large green hydropower project" in Uttaranchal State. Responses are due May 5.

Afghanistan seeks consultants for emergency power rehab

The government of Afghanistan invites expressions of interest from consultants to help implement a Second Emergency Power Rehabilitation Project. Responses are due May 18.

Runner rehab sought for India’s 1,500-MW Nathpa Jhakri

Project operator Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. (SJVN) seeks bids by April 25 for repair and refurbishment of two turbine runners at the 1,500-MW Nathpa Jhakri hydroelectric project on the Satluj River in Himachal Pradesh State.

Thailand utility seeks rehab of two hydros

EGAT Public Co. Ltd. invites bids by May 25 for renovation of generating units of the 25.2-MW Ubolratana hydro project on the Phong River and the 6-MW Num Pung project on the Pung River in Thailand.