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Ameriabank assists in commissioning of hydropower and solar plants in Armenia

13.03.2019


Ameriabank said today it has assisted in the construction of a hydropower plant and a solar power plant in Armenia. The hydropower plant, called Tigran Mets, was commissioned in 2015 by Rus & Har LLC. “The construction of the hydropower plant was launched in 2012, and completed in May 2015. The electricity generated by the…



Nenskra Hydro Begins 3 Large-Scale Social Projects in Svaneti

12.02.2019


JSC Nenskra Hydro, the company overseeing the Nenskra Hydro Power Project, has started the implementation of three large social projects in Svaneti. Representatives of the company will hold meetings with the population of the villages of Chuberi and Nakra of the Mestia municipality on 11-12 February. These projects will be implemented in close cooperation with…



First hybrid hydro-PV project announced in Russia

07.02.2019


Russian hydropower producer Rushydro and compatriot module manufacturer Hevel Solar have jointly announced the launch of what is said to be Russia’s first hybrid hydro-PV project. The two companies said that a 1.27 MW pilot solar power plant will be installed at a hydropower plant owned and operated by Rushydro in the Amur region, in…



Georgia HPP project of 13.7 MW to get EBRD funding

18.12.2018


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…



Russia to develop two large HPPs in Uzbekistan

14.12.2018


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…



RusHydro, PowerChina To Look At Hydropower Projects In Russia

30.11.2018


Russia’s hydropower giant RusHydro and Chinese engineering firm PowerChina agreed Thursday to identify potential projects to cooperate on in Russia, according to the Russian utility’s press release. MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 29th November, 2018) Russia’s hydropower giant RusHydro and Chinese engineering firm PowerChina agreed Thursday to identify potential projects to cooperate on in…



Roghun hydropower plant ready to generate electricity

19.11.2018


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…



Georgia Capital’s Water Utility Arm Commissions Hydro Power Plant

03.10.2018


Georgia Capital PLC on Tuesday said its water utility business, Georgia Global Utilities, has commissioned its 2.5 megawatt Bodorna hydro power plant near Tbilisi. Contruction of the power plant began in November 2017 and has had a total project cost so far of GEL10.0 million, equivalent to approximately GBP3.0 million. It was financed through a…



Uzbekistan eyes to increase use of its hydropower potential

02.10.2018


Uzbekistan is using 23-24 percent of the available hydropower potential, that is, hydropower plants of the country generate about 7 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity per year, which is only 13 percent of the total electricity generated in the country, according to the information of Uzbekhydroenergo, Uzbek media reported. It is necessary to bring this figure…



ABB to provide converter stations for clean energy link in Central Asia

27.09.2018


Swiss power and automation group ABB (VTX:ABBN) has won an order to supply high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter stations for a 1.3-GW link that will carry hydropower from generation sites in the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan to consumption areas in Pakistan. The USD-330 million (EUR 280m) order for the converter stations in Tajikistan and Pakistan…