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Asian bank in investment to build 100MW hydropower plant in India

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is investing USD 30m to support the construction of a 100MW hydropower plant in India.

Indian firm to add 425MW of hydropower plants to BRIC country

Indian clean energy projects developer Greenko has announced it will add six new run-of-river hydropower plants totalling 425MW to its active development pipeline.

Hydropower leads installed capacity in Brazil by 66%, says report

More than 65 per cent of installed renewable energy capacity in Brazil is from hydropower, according to a report.

China to construct more hydropower dams in Tibet this year

hydropower dam

China is set to build more hydropower dams in Tibet this year to help reach 420GW targets by 2020, according to reports.

China’s State Grid group wins bid to build power lines for world-leading Brazil hydropower plant

Hydropower plant and transmission line

A group led by China’s State Grid Corporation is to build transmission lines to the Belo Monte Amazon dam - set to be the world’s third-biggest hydropower plant.

Alstom inaugurates its largest hydropower industrial site in China

The Alstom Tianjin hydropower site in China

French hydro tech leader Alstom has inaugurated its largest hydropower industrial site in Tianjin, China. The world leading hydropower equipment supplier and service provider said the EUR 100m facility represents a "key milestone" for Alstom's hydro developments in the BRIC country.

JA Solar to supply PV for world leading hybrid hydro-solar plant in China

Power station by lake with sunset

China's JA Solar has announced it will supply solar modules for what will be the world's largest hybrid hydro-solar power plant.

Germany’s Voith puts its most powerful turbine into service at giant China hydro dam

German engineering company Voith has put into service its most powerful hydropower generator turbine at one of the world's largest hydropower plants in China.

Run-of-river hydropower plant set for UK

A run-of-river hydropower project is being developed in the UK to start operating next year. The 300kW installation, which will be built on the Afon Cadair river in Wales, is expected to generate an average of 1,300MWh of electricity per year, providing power for up to 300 households.

Swiss firm finishes hydro project in India

The plant will boost hydro power in India

A Swiss energy company has completed a turnkey hydro power project in India. Alstom has achieved the synchronization and full load of three 77 MW units at the Chamera III hydro plant, which has been built on the river Ravi in Himachal Pradesh.

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