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Hydropower, geothermal and wind today represent 30% of Turkey’s electricity production

07.11.2019


An article in Turkey this weekend reported that Turkey now meets around 30% of its aggregate electricity demand annually by hydropower, wind and geothermal energy, so Fatih Dönmez, Minister for Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey. This achievement is due to the launch of 215 hydropower plants, 90 wind power plants and 46 geothermal plants….



Georgia Capital To Acquire Hydro Power Plant Operator Hydrolea

30.10.2019


(Alliance News) – Georgia Capital PLC said Tuesday it has acquired Hydrolea Ltd, an operator of three hydro power plants and a greenfield hydro project. The Georgian-focused investment firm did not disclose the acquisition price, but said the transaction values Hydrolea at USD38.5 million. Georgia Capital will provide up to USD10 million in equity capital…



Shuakhevi HPP – Largest Station Constructed in Georgia in the Last 50 Years

19.10.2019


Interview with Prashant Joshi – CEO of “Adjaristsqali Georgia” Water and water resources are amongst the primary natural resources available in Georgia. The hydro-energy potential of Georgia (rivers, lakes, water reservoirs, ices, underground waters) is one of the most significant resources available in the world. Considering the peculiarities of Georgian rivers, which are characterized by…



Iran Increases Renewable Energy Production

17.10.2019


Solar power plants top the list of the country’s renewable energy facilities (41 percent), followed by wind power plants (36 percent), while 10 percent accounts for small hydropower plants, two percent are thermal recycling and expansion turbines, and one percent is for biomass. / Tehran Times Iran has been taking steps in expanding its renewable…



Uzbekistan plans to double hydropower plant’s capacity

04.10.2019


Uzbekhydroenergo JSC is working on a concept for the development of hydropower, according to which it is planned to double the installed capacity of hydropower plants (HPP) by 2030, Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC Uzbekhydroenergo Bekzod Amirsaidov told Trend in an interview. Earlier Trend reported that an active construction of micro hydroelectric power…



ADB Supports Uzbekistan in Harnessing Indigenous Hydropower Resources

03.10.2019


The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $60 million loan to construct hydropower plants (HPPs) capable of adding 25 megawatts (MW) capacity, which will help the Government of Uzbekistan achieve its goal of diversifying the country’s energy mix through greater use of clean energy sources and lowering carbon emissions. “ADB’s assistance to help build…



Tajikistan: Ceremony marks start of rehabilitation at Qairokkum hydropower plant

26.08.2019


DUSHANBE (TCA) — A ceremony to mark the start of work was held on August 23 at Tajikistan’s Qairokkum hydropower plant (QHPP). The US$ 196 million financing package organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is helping to complete the climate-resilient rehabilitation of QHPP to help Tajikistan improve its electricity supply, the…



Iranian H1 hydropower output seen to be quadrupled

18.07.2019


TEHRAN – The electricity output of Iran’s hydroelectric power plants is expected to reach 20,000 gigawatt hours (GWh) in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (to end on September 22), four times more than the figure for last year’s same period, IRIB reported on Monday. According to the Head of Iran Water…



EU allocates funds for HPP construction in Tajikistan

10.06.2019


By Abdul Kerimkhanov The European Union (EU) has awarded a 20 million euros grant to support the construction of the Sebzor hydropower plant (HPP) in Tajikistan. The seventh meeting of the Tajikistan-EU Cooperation Committee and the second meeting of the Cooperation Sub-Committee were held in Dushanbe on June 6, the Ministry of Economic Development and…



Renewable Energy Could Be The Next Big Thing For Azerbaijan

15.04.2019


Despite ranking in the top 20 among nations with crude oil proved reserves and the top 25 when it comes to natural gas, Azerbaijan is moving ahead with developing renewable sources of energy. On Monday, the German-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce based in Baku released its 2019 market analysis, which describes ways the South Caucasus’ largest…