Tendering: Concession to build small hydropower plant Štedrić 1

The Republika Srpska Ministry of Industry, Energy, and Mining has launched tendering for a concession to build the Štedrić 1 small hydropower plant (SHPP) on the river Štedrić, a tributary of the river Zeleni Jadar. The construction of SHPP Štedrić 1, with an estimated installed capacity of 0.58 MW and annual output of 3.54 GWh […]

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KESH adopts climate risk management plan

Albania’s state-owned power utility KESH, whose production is almost entirely dependent on hydropower plants (HPP), has adopted its first climate risk management plan, a strategic approach to address the challenges posed by rising temperatures and increasing hydrological variability. KESH operates a 1,350 MW hydropower cascade on the Drin River. It is facing challenges due to […]

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Georgia HPP project of 13.7 MW to get EBRD funding

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved lending USD 6.9 million (EUR 6.1m) for the construction of 13.7 MW of hydropower plants (HPPs) in Georgia. In a press release on Friday, the EBRD said it will provide the financing as part of an up to USD-14-million long-term senior loan under the Risk […]

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Russia to develop two large HPPs in Uzbekistan

Russia will take part in the development of a feasibility study for the construction of the Mullalak and Verkhnepskemsk hydro power plants on the Pskem river in Uzbekistan, Uzbek media reported. Chairman of the Board, General Director of PJSC RusHydro Nikolai Shulginov and Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Minister of Finance Jamshid Kuchkarov held talks […]

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Consultant selected to help award EUR 200 million HPP Dabar project

Hidroelektrana Dabar has selected a consortium led by AF-Consult Switzerland Ltd. in tendering to provide legal, financial, and technical advisory services in the process of awarding a turnkey/engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for a 160 MW Dabar hydropower plant (HPP Dabar), according to the website of Hidroelektrana Dabar, which operates as part of Hidroelektrane […]

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Roghun hydropower plant ready to generate electricity

A group of journalists arrived in the Roghun hydropower plant site on November 14 in order to see firsthand how the first facility of the Roghun power plant is being prepared for introducing into operation, news.tj reports. An official launch of the first unit of the Roghun HPP into operation is set for November 16 […]

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Global hydropower growth strong in 2017, according to IHA’s most recent survey

2017 was a banner year for hydroelectric power, with a record 4,185 TWh generated worldwide, according to the International Hydropower Association’s most recent Hydropower Status Report. The 2018 Hydropower Status Report, published today in conjunction with the Beijing Forum on Hydropower and Future Energy Systems, is the latest edition of IHA’s annual study and reveals […]

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