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ー Augast 4, 2012 ー Battle for the Mekong heats up          

Augast 4, 2012 -  Battle for the Mekong heats up

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●12080401 Mekong, SBS - ?15 hours ago
Battle for the Mekong heats up
The Mekong, a precious jewel of Southeast Asia, has become a critical battleground between hydropower dam projects and the survival of the world's greatest freshwater fisheries.

●12080402 China, - ?16 hours ago
China learn from India's blackouts?
?While China's wind power sector is growing, the editorial stated, it cannot be expected to play a major role in the country's power grid.


◯Power generation suspended in 1500 MW SJVNL hydro plant
Power Engineering Magazine - ?1 hour ago?
2 -- Power generation has been suspended in 1500 MW Nathpa Jakhri Hydro Power plant today as all turbines of the project had to be shut down after sudden rise of silt level above permissible limit of 4000 to 5000 ppm(part per million).

◯Hydropower potential
The News International - ?4 hours ago?
Prime Minister Pervaiz Ashraf recently inaugurated a 72 megawatt hydropower project at Bisham in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. It may be mentioned that Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Kashmir and the northern areas of the country have a number of sites which can ...

◯Rain failure puts TN's hydropower plants out of work
Times of India - ?5 hours ago?
CHENNAI: The failure of the southwest monsoon has dealt a severe blow to the state's hydroelectric power units, reducing energy generation by 33% of their combined capacity.

◯Himachal hydropower projects shut - ?10 hours ago?
Shimla, Aug 2: Hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Thursday due to high silt level in the Sutlej river, triggering a power crisis in northern states.

◯Battle for the Mekong heats up
SBS - ?15 hours ago?
The Mekong, a precious jewel of Southeast Asia, has become a critical battleground between hydropower dam projects and the survival of the world's greatest freshwater fisheries.

◯Himachal hydropower plant plays critical role in reviving Northern grid
Hill Post - ?17 hours ago?
Shimla: Power crisis looming large over of North India that resulted in two major blackouts and collapse of three major grids notwithstanding, the 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri hydropower plant not only recorded the highest generation in the month in July but ...

◯China continues Africa push with Ethiopia investment
Bikya Masr - ?18 hours ago?
Currently, Ethiopia generates about 2000 MW of hydroelectric power and the country has set a five-year plan has set to increase power generation four fold.

◯インドの大停電、送電網の管理不備が原因か 地元紙報じる
日本経済新聞 - ?19 hours ago?
インドの首都ニューデリーや北部などで7月31日に発生した広域停電について、送電網の保守管理が不十分だったため電力需要に対応できず、停電の引き金になったとの指摘が出ている。庶民の生活を直撃する電気料金の引き上げに政府は消極的で、慢性的な予算不足が大 ...

◯Indonesia's Adaro cuts 2012 thermal coal output target to 48-51 million mt
Platts - ?Aug 1, 2012?
Indonesia's second largest thermal coal producer, Adaro Energy, said late Tuesday it has lowered its 2012 annual production forecast to 48 million-51 million mt, from an earlier forecast of 50 million-53 million mt, amid difficult market conditions ...

◯India sets back-to-back blackout records
Evansville Courier & Press - ?2 minutes ago?
On Tuesday, India experienced the largest power outage in the history of electricity when 670 million, nearly one of every 10 people in the world, was suddenly blacked out.

◯Power restored across India after historic failure
Sacramento Bee - ?21 minutes ago?
An estimated 620 million people were left without electricity after India's northern, eastern and northeastern grids cascaded into failure Tuesday afternoon.

◯Pakistan plans to import electricity from India
MSN India - ?29 minutes ago?
The matter was discussed during the second meeting of a group of experts from the two countries in Islamabad. Pakistan is mulling a proposal to import power from India to overcome a crippling energy shortfall that has affected industrial output and ...

◯Coal India to modify fuel supply pacts with power companies
Business Today - ?39 minutes ago?
Coal India will modify the fuel supply agreements (FSAs) before signing them with power companies to incorporate the changes that have been proposed by its board at this week's meeting, thereby breaking the deadlock over the issue of minimum assured ...

◯NTPC starts supply from 660MW Sipat Unit 3 in India
Energy Business Review - ?1 hour ago?
The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has begun supply of 113MW power from its Sipat's Powerhouse-1's 660MW Unit-3 located in Chhattisgarh, India. Power will be supplied to the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, for a period of 25 years, under ...

◯Jharkhand has to strengthen T&D of electricity: official
Business Standard - ?1 hour ago?
“We don't have any scarcity of electricity, but T&D (transmission and distribution) are poor, and should be strengthened,” Jharkhand State Electricity Regulatory Commission Chairman Mukhtiar Singh said here yesterday. The Commission has directed the ...

◯India, Pak to conduct feasibility studies for export of power
Press Trust of India - ?2 hours ago?
Islamabad, Aug 3 (PTI) Indian and Pakistani experts have agreed to conduct feasibility studies and identify points for the proposed import of 500 MW of electricity from India, officials said today. The matter was discussed during the second meeting of ...

◯Alstom boosts hydro power investment in China
China Daily - ?Aug 1, 2012?
Alstom, the world's third-largest power equipment maker, is boosting its investment in hydro power in China, as other renewable energy sectors such as wind and solar energy face a slowdown.


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