India, Bhutan Sign Hydropower Agreement

23 Apr 2014 by Local Press Report

India and Bhutan on Tuesday signed an agreement for construction of four more hydroelectric projects (HEP) by joint ventures of the public sector undertakings of the two countries. The four hydroelectric projects will come up at Kholongchu, Bunakha, Wangchu and Chamkarchu in Bhutan with total generation capacity of 2,120 MW. All of them will supply power to India. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, an intergovernmental agreement was signed by P K Sinha, the secretary of the Ministry of Power of the Indian Government, and Sonam Tsering, secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Bhutan Government, in Thimphu on Tuesday...

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