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International Unruly Waters by Sunil Amrith

 1:46 pm     Ned Pennant-Rea

“The unruly Ganges tumbles from heaven, tamed as it flows through the serpentine locks of Shiva’s hair before it spills onto the plains of India…” In this sometimes lyrical and always lucid book Sunil Amrith charts the place of rivers…

International What to do about PG&E? Cities and others offer ideas

 1:44 pm     David R. Baker

Even before the California utility giant filed for bankruptcy facing $30 billion in potential liabilities from wildfires, state regulators began studying whether it needed to be reformed, restructured or even taken over by the government. They asked interested parties --…

News Paper IBN to extend U-Karnali’s financial closure deadline

 1:35 pm     The Himalayan Times

The Investment Board Nepal (IBN), a government entity, is preparing to extend the financial closure deadline of 900MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Project, an export-oriented project being built by an Indian firm. This is the third time the project’s financial closure…

News Paper Network to promote women in energy industry

 1:33 pm     The Himalayan Times

The Women in Power Sector Professional Network in South Asia (WePOWER) was launched today in Kathmandu to promote more female practitioners in the region’s energy and power sector. WePOWER aims to support participation of women in energy projects and institutions,…

International Oil prices fall as U.S. crude output hits record 12 million bpd

 1:29 pm     REUTERS

Oil prices fell on Friday after the United States reported its crude output hit a record 12 million barrels per day (bpd), undermining efforts by Middle East-dominated producer club OPEC to withhold supply and tighten global markets. International Brent crude…

News Paper Public not getting promised returns from hydropower companies, say investors

 1:26 pm     Rudra Pangeni

Work at the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (UTHP) remained standstill for about a year due to non-performance of an Indian contractor. The mega infrastructure project, which is being built by mobilizing domestic resources, is in the last leg of construction…

Unruly Waters by Sunil Amrith

What to do about PG&E? Cities and others offer ideas

IBN to extend U-Karnali’s financial closure deadline

Network to promote women in energy industry

Oil prices fall as U.S. crude output hits record 12…

Public not getting promised returns from hydropower companies, say investors

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Opinion

Where will pumped storage hydropower growth come from?

The below data comes from the section on pumped storage hydropower (PSH) in the International Energy Agency’s recently released Renewables 2018 report. It is reprinted here with permission. Global PSH additions declined to 2.7 GW in 2017, returning to the 20-year annual average after a record 7.2 GW1 in 2016 resulted from exceptionally high deployment in China and Europe.… Read More +

Feature

NSW government declares Shoalhaven pumped hydro expansion critical

The New South Wales government’s Minister for Planning has declared the $300 million Shoalhaven Hydro Expansion Project Critical State Significant Infrastructure (CSSI) because of its importance to NSW’s future energy security. Origin Energy proposes to expand the existing Shoalhaven Pumped Hydro Scheme from 240 MW to 475 MW and produce enough power for about 80,000 homes.… Read More +

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Off Track

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

Oil prices fall as U.S. crude output hits record 12 million bpd

Oil prices fell on Friday after the United States reported its crude output hit a record 12 million barrels per day (bpd), undermining efforts by Middle East-dominated producer club OPEC to withhold supply and tighten global markets. International Brent crude futures were at $66.87 per barrel at 0326 GMT, down 20 cents, or 0.3 percent,… Read More +

News Paper

IBN to extend U-Karnali’s financial closure deadline

The Investment Board Nepal (IBN), a government entity, is preparing to extend the financial closure deadline of 900MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Project, an export-oriented project being built by an Indian firm. This is the third time the project’s financial closure deadline is being extended. Financial closure guarantees that a developer has secured adequate funds to… Read More +

International

Unruly Waters by Sunil Amrith

“The unruly Ganges tumbles from heaven, tamed as it flows through the serpentine locks of Shiva’s hair before it spills onto the plains of India…” In this sometimes lyrical and always lucid book Sunil Amrith charts the place of rivers and the monsoon to the people of the Indian subcontinent and China. The MacArthur fellow… Read More +

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