Electricity export earns Nu 10B

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…As of October this year

The five operational hydropower plants in the country have generated about 6.31B units of energy as of October this year, with generation peaking in August….Continue reading


Austrian delegation in Bhutan to strengthen cooperation

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Austria’s expertise in agriculture, hydropower, tourism and manufacturing industries makes it a potential investor for Bhutan, according to Bhutan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI).A delegation from Austria is in the country from December 1 to December 6 to explore potential areas of cooperation with the Bhutanese government and the business community….Continue reading.

Interim government dissolves

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The interim government, which was appointed on August 9, dissolved yesterday.Speaking to the media in Thimphu, outgoing Chief Advisor of the interim government, Chief Justice Tshering Wangchuk, said that the interim government had decided to resign yesterday because it was a good day to do so….Continue reading.

MHPA will spin one turbine on the new year eve

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The 720 MW Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project, which was supposed to be commissioned by end of this month, got delayed by a month from the last deadline – November end.This, the project’s managing director, AK Mishra, said was because of the unforeseen circumstances ….Continue reading.

Bhutan’s balancing act

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The managing director of Bhutan’s Druk Green Power Corporation, Chhewang Rinzin, talks about how to minimise the negative impacts of the country’s big dam plans Bhutan is caught in an increasingly fragile balancing act. The country aims to build 10-12,000 MW of hydropower – mostly for export to India….Continue reading

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