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Opinion The Dark Side Of Hydropower

 12:55 pm     Irina Slav

Hydropower is the largest single source of renewable electricity in the world, dwarfing solar and wind. As such, it has established a positive reputation in the media and many academic papers. But that’s not the whole story. Hydropower has a darker side…

International Nigeria Settles Dispute Over Construction of Mambilla Hydro Plant

 11:13 am     ESI Africa

Nigeria is set to build the second-largest hydropower plant in Africa after the government settled a legal dispute that was delaying the project, said power minister Sale Mamman. “We have now overcome the major problem stopping this project and it…

International Using pumped storage to solve the challenge of intermittent renewables

 10:54 am     Hydro Vision

What researchers are calling seasonally pumped hydropower storage (SPHS) could provide an affordable way to store renewable energy over the long-term, filling a much-needed gap to support the transition to intermittent renewables, according to a study from scientists with the…

International IHA launches $1m assessment fund for sustainable hydropower projects

 10:44 am     Water Power

A new sustainability fund has been launched to aid hydropower project developers and operators in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas to benchmark and raise their social and environmental performance, with the first call for proposals having an April 2020…

Opinion Message from Arun-3 Financial Closure

 11:27 am     Ghanshyam Ojha

The 900MW Arun-3 Hydropower Project accomplished its key milestone—Financial Closure (FC) on February 6, 2020. A consortium of seven banks, including two Nepalese banks—Nabil and Everest—put a total of NPR 101 billion to the project, which has the total investment…

International Bhutan’s Hydropower Potential Increases to 37,000MW

 11:08 am     Ugyen Penjor

Thimpu- Bhutan’s hydropower potential and availability is now around 37 gigawatt (GW) or 37,000 megawatt (MW) from 155 identified sites, including the existing power plants. This is according to the Power System Master Plan 2040, a detailed master plan, which…

The Dark Side Of Hydropower

Nigeria Settles Dispute Over Construction of Mambilla Hydro Plant

Using pumped storage to solve the challenge of intermittent renewables

IHA launches $1m assessment fund for sustainable hydropower projects

Message from Arun-3 Financial Closure

Bhutan’s Hydropower Potential Increases to 37,000MW

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Opinion

The Dark Side Of Hydropower

Hydropower is the largest single source of renewable electricity in the world, dwarfing solar and wind. As such, it has established a positive reputation in the media and many academic papers. But that’s not the whole story. Hydropower has a darker side that is threatening freshwater ecosystems more than oil, more than gas, and more than any… Read More +

Feature

When generosity kills

Nepal’s young democracy requires Nepalis to demand more from themselves and their government instead of falling victim to the allure of progress that foreign aid promises  The United States (US) has betrayed 75 years of its friendship with Nepal. Tragically, that moment of betrayal came in what should have been a cause for celebration. In June,… Read More +

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Off Track

The Pioneer of ‘SAFA TEMPO’

Kathmandu- Dhumbarahi – Shree Gorakhnath Marg, House no. 187. There was a signboard of Pashupati Energy Company Limited on the roof. Another was stuck to the side- “Maya Khola Hydropower”. The inner room of the second floor was open. Bijayman Sherchan welcomed us coming outside. We entered inside with the bunches of flowers of his… Read More +

HIDCL’s Vision

Fiscal Year 2010/11 was marked and celebrated as historical centennial year of generation and commercial use of hydroelectricity in Nepal. Pharping-the first Hydroelectric Power Plant, started generating electricity in 1911.… Read More +

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Petroleum

Indian experts conduct survey for second oil pipeline in Jhapa

The government has begun the process to establish another pipeline in Jhapa, buoyed by South Asia’s first cross-border pipeline in Amlekhgunj through which oil started flowing from India last September. A team from Indian Oil Corporation, which built the Amlekhgunj pipeline as a gift, has conducted a survey for the proposed pipeline connecting Nepal Oil… Read More +

News Paper

Government to replace wooden utility poles

Kathmandu– The government has started to remove the wooden electric poles and replace them with metal and concrete utility poles to minimise the risks to people. Responding to the questions posed by members of Federal Parliament today, Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun said that the government plans to replace all… Read More +

International

Nigeria Settles Dispute Over Construction of Mambilla Hydro Plant

Nigeria is set to build the second-largest hydropower plant in Africa after the government settled a legal dispute that was delaying the project, said power minister Sale Mamman. “We have now overcome the major problem stopping this project and it [the legal dispute] is nearly over,” Mamman said in an interview in Abuja, the capital… Read More +

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