GABON > China based TBEA is set to invest 180 million euro ($210.24 million) in Gabon hydropower project

TBEA China based TBEA is set to invest 180 million euro ($210.24 million) in Gabon hydropower project. West African country’s sovereign wealth fund is also set to invest in this hydropower. The hydropower has a capacity fo 70 megawatts in the first phase, according to Liban Soleman, general coordinator of the Bureau of Coordination and Planning for an Emerging Gabon, who More …

NEPAL > People’s Hydro Limited is set to bring Rs 9 billion ($86.76 million) FDI from China for hydropower development project

CWTW logo For the development of hydropower project in Nepal, People’s Hydro Limited is set to bring Rs 9 billion ($86.76 million) to Nepal as FDI. The company said that FDI from China’s Chongqing Water Turbine Works (CWTW) would be brought in for the development of Khimti-II hydropower project of 48.80 megawatt in a news conference for the hydropower development, whose total More …

COLOMBIA > Canada’s Brookfield acquires Isagen for $2 Billion

Brookfield_Asset_Management_logo.svg Canada based PE Firm-Brookfield acquires Colombia based power generator Isagen for 6.5 trillion pesos ($2 billion). According to Bloomberg Brookfield initially presented a bid of 4,130 pesos ($148.59) per share which was enough to meet the government set target for the acquisition.   About Isagen Isagen is a utility company that engages in the generation and sale of electrical energy More …

PAKISTAN > Chinese state owned power entities vying for controlling stake in Karachi based K-Electric

k-electric State owned Chinese companies are pushing to buy a $1.5 billion controlling stake in K-Electric. K-Electric Limited, formerly known as Karachi ElectricSupply Company Limited (KESC), is at present the only vertically-integrated power utility in Pakistan that manages the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity to the city of Karachi – according to its website. According to K-Electric’s website, it was established More …

NEPAL > Panel endorses PPA in dollar terms

PPA Sourced from the article by Bibek Subedi from Kathmandu Post: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-07-13/panel-endorses-ppa-in-dollar-terms.html   Jul 13, 2016- A sub-committee under the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee has endorsed the government’s plan to sign Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in US dollar terms with hydropower developers for a certain period, but raised question over some of such deals already signed. In its report, the sub-committee formed to More …

NEPAL > IPO Analysis of Dibyashwari Hydropower Limited

Dibyashwari1 Dibyashwari Hydropower Limited is the next hydropower company that is going to be listed in Nepal Stock Exchange. Here is my sincere opinion regarding the Company, its project and speculated share price when listed in Nepal Stock Exchange. 1) PROJECT BACKGROUND Dibyashwari Hydropower Limited is constructing 4 MW hydropower project at Sabha Khola in Dhupu VDC, Sankhuwasabha. The Required Commercial More …

NEPAL > Going Beyond Media Coverage on Tila-1 and Tila-2 Hydropower Projects

Tila Last year (2015) in September, news emerged that an investment bank based out of Las Vegas, US – InvestBank – acquired a 70% equity stake in the 440 MW Tila-1 hydro-electric project and 420 MW Tila-2 hydro-electric project (http://tinyurl.com/z9rxyrh).  Tila-1 and Tila-2 had the projected costs of US$ 649 Million and US$ 555 Million respectively. It further mentioned that InvestBank More …

NEPAL > IPO of Khani Khola Hydropower Company Limited

Khani khola Khani Khola Hydropower Company Limited is the next hydropower company that is going to be listed in Nepal Stock Exchange. Here is my sincere opinion regarding the Company, its project and speculated share price when listed in Nepal Stock Exchange. 1) PROJECT BACKGROUND Khani Khola Hydropower Company Limited is constructing cascade projects in Bhattedanda Lalitpur. There are two hydropower projects More …