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hydropower

[′hī·drə‚pau̇·ər]
(electricity)
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In comparison, a hydropower project operating under a 30-year concession with a similar levelized tariff of 6.6 cents would incur a cost of power of 8.5 cents for the first 10 years and only 3 cents in the ensuing 20-year period following the settlement of the project debt.
The hydropower turbine market is growing on the back of increasing energy requirement, increasing emphasis on renewable energy sources, low cost and high efficiency of hydropower conversion.
The European Hydropower Fund is the only European investment fund exclusively focused on hydropower assets and will remain open to institutional investors until the end of 2019.
As the largest hydropower project invested by China Gezgouba Group in Pakistan with a cost of US $ 1.962 billion, its construction was started on December 31, 2016.
Speaking on the occasion, the British Trade Commissioner expressed the hope that Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project will prove to be instrumental in meeting the electricity needs of Pakistan, triggering socio-economic development in the country.
Bangladesh earlier had approached Nepal to sell 500-mw electricity from its Kanally Hydropower project, which has the capacity to generate 900-mw electricity.
In 2018, Pakistan completed and commissioned three long-delayed mega hydropower projects with a cumulative generation capacity of 2487 MW.
With commissioning of the 108MW Golen Gol, the 1410 MW Tarbela 4th Extension and the 969 MW-Neelum Jhelum hydropower projects in 2018, the installed generation capacity of WAPDA hydroelectric power surged to 9389 MW from 6902 MW, registering an increase of 36 percent in just one year.
"Hydropower has and will continue to play a critical role in states meeting clean energy goals.
It is pertinent to mention that the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) had already given an approval for Diamer-Bhasha Hydropower Project, Mohmand Dam Hydropower Project and Jamshoro Coal Power Project, whereas the Planning, Development and Reform Division had given concept clearance for Shounter Hydropower and Jagran Hydropower Project-IV, advising EAD to seek financing from potential donors.
Construction of the dam of the Rogun hydropower plant started in October 2016.
The hydropower station is located in the Karot area of Punjab province and is the fourth level of the Jhelum River Cascade Hydropower Project.