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  1. AIIB Commits To First Investment In Nepal

    11 Jun 2019- 12:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced approval of $90 Million USD loan participation in the $650 Million USD Upper Trishuli-1 Hydropower Project. The commitment is AIIB’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2019 - 12:31

  2. Climate Change Threatens Loss of Two-thirds Of Hindu Kush Himalaya Glaciers, 1.65 Billion People Live In Downstream Valleys

    5 Feb 2019- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A new report commissioned by the eight countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan, warns that current levels ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2019 - 12:37

  3. Oxfam Launches Transboundary Water Management Program

    31 May 2017- 11:38 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU The Himalayan Times Oxfam has launched a five-year program to promote improved policies and practices that protect the rights of communities along the Ganges, the Brahmaputra-Meghna and the Salween river ...

    Local Press Report - 05/31/2017 - 11:38

  4. Romania May Abandon $1 Billion Tarnita Hydropower Project: Minister

    11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Energy Minister Victor Grigorescu announced last week that his ministry is again considering abandoning the $1.34 billion USD Tarniţa-Lăpuşteşti hydropower plant and replacing it wi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/11/2016 - 07:13

  5. Trigger Happy COP

    6 Oct 2016- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France The European Union, Canada, Nepal and India formally ratified the COP21 Paris climate accord deal this week, meaning that 73 nations accounting for nearly 57% of the world’s greenhouse gas em ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 09:34

  6. Romania May Suspend $1.2 Billion Tarniţa Hydropower Project

    2 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania’s Energy Ministry has proposed suspending the $1.2 billion USD Tarniţa hydropower project over concerns about the value for money spent so far. Some $4.03 million USD has been investe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2016 - 11:30

  7. Nepalese Government's Water Resources Master Plan is Ready: Official

    18 Mar 2016- 08:58 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post Inaugurating an annual Nepal National Water Week on Thursday, the government has prepared a water resources master plan incorporating sustainable management of water resources of Nepal, acc ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2016 - 08:58

  8. OOSKAnews Voices: Feeling the Power of Climate Change: What Is Green Hydropower in a Shifting Climate?

    3 Mar 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a g ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2016 - 09:59

  9. Romania's Tarniţa Hydropower Project Postponed for a Year

    2 Feb 2016- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Work on the $1.2 billion USD project to upgrade the Tarniţa-Lăpuşteşti hydropower plant project in Romania’s Cluj County will be delayed by a year, according to Ion Badea, general manager of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/02/2016 - 10:24

  10. Romanian Villagers Would Sacrifice Conveniences in Exchange for Basic Water, Sewage Infrastructure: Study

    1 Feb 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IAȘI, Romania Residents of Romania’s Northeastern Region, which includes the country’s poorest counties-- Suceava, Boto ș ani, Neam ț, Iași, Bac ă u, and Vaslui-- have identified potable water, sewage systems, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2016 - 10:13

  11. Romania's Hidroelectrica to Sue Government Over Water Tax

    26 Oct 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Romania Insider State-owned power producer Hidroelectrica wants to file a case against the Romanian state at the European Court of Justice (ECJ). The company wants to get rid of an annual tax on water amo ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2015 - 09:31

  12. Romania’s Hidroelectrica Completes largest Investment Since 1990

    11 Sep 2015- 08:40 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Romania Insider Romanian state-owned electricity producer Hidroelectrica has completed a EUR 150 million investment, namely the Surduc-Nehoiasu headrace tunnel, which will bring the water from the Surduc ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2015 - 08:40

  13. Three Chinese Consortiums Prequalified for Romania's Tarnita Hydropower Project

    13 Aug 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Hidro Tarnita SA, the company managing Romania’s Tarnita-Lapustesti hydropower facility, announced this week that it has pre-qualified three potential investors for the project. The three co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2015 - 10:14

  14. Romania Faces New EC Infringement Procedure Over Micro-Hydropower Plants

    12 Jun 2015- 10:02 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Romania-Insider The European Commission has started a new infringement procedure against Romania because of some micro hydropower plant projects in protected areas, on the Dejani-Lupsa and Vistisoara rive ...

    Local Press Report - 06/12/2015 - 10:02

  15. Nepal Quake Affects Hydropower Plants

    1 May 2015- 08:56 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU International Water Power and Dam Construction Concerns have been raised that hydropower plants in Nepal may have been badly affected by the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake which hit the country at th ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2015 - 08:56

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