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[2 Apr 2012 | Topics: ]

After a week of public protests in the Amur River basin works on the Trans-Siberian hydro power plant are to be suspended in the nearest future, novostienergetiki.ru report with reference to the official statement of EN+ company and World Wide Fund for Nature.
The Russian office of WWF managed to sign an agreement with EN+ on carrying out the asessment the Amur River with the aim of defining its hydro potential and possible risks connected with the construction of the new hydro power plants. The exploration works will take all …

Amur Basin, Amur River, Featured, Shilka River »

[2 Apr 2012 | Topics: ]

From International Day against the large dams to the World Water Day a wave of actions in defense of the river Shilka initiated by WWF and local NGOs rolled through the Amur River basin from headwaters to the ocean.

“EuroSibEnergo-En+”, the largest independent power producer in Russia, and China Yangtze Power Co. (”CYPC”), the largest Chinese listed hydroelectricity producer, prepare for joint investment into power plant construction projects in Eastern Siberia. Trans-Sibirskaya Hydro in Zabaikalsky Region, on Shilka river –the source of mighty Amur River with 450 kilometer long reservoir …

Amur Basin, Shilka River »

[13 Mar 2012 | Topics: ]

 
The Rivers without Boundaries Coalition is happy to announce that tomorrow on Day of Action against Large Dams a “ Week to stop Trans-Sibirskaya Hydro” starts in five provinces of Russia located in Amur River Basin—largest still free-flowing transboundary river of East Asia. “EuroSibEnergo”, the largest independent power producer in Russia, and China Yangtze Power Co. (”CYPC”), the largest Chinese listed hydroelectricity producer, prepare for joint investment into power plant construction projects in Eastern Siberia. Trans-Sibirskaya Hydro on Shilka river –the source of mighty Amur River with 450 kilometer …

Amur River, Angara River, Shilka River »

[29 Jan 2012 | Topics: ]

 
Extremely informative hearings “China’s Global Quest for Resources” were held on January 26, 2012 in the US Senate. Leading American and Indian experts delivered their testimony on China’s role in mineral extraction, hydropower, water consumption, energy use, and fisheries, but the hearings somehow omitted forestry and agriculture. We will limit our review to water issues.
Dr. Elizabeth Economy from Council on US Foreign Relations and Dr. Brahma Chellaney , Professor of Strategic Studies, New Delhi University in their testimony draw apocalyptic picture of Chinese ability to use transboundary waters as a …

Amur Basin, Featured, Shilka River, Yenisey Basin »

[8 Jan 2012 | Topics: ]

Here we present list of hydropower-related materials published on RwB web-sites in 2011

 
PAPERS:
Basin-wide impact assessment of hydropower development –
Methodology suggested to the 6th World Water Forum as RwB’s contribution to

Target 2.3.4 ‘Evaluation framework for energy impacts on water’.

 
Appeal to HKEx on EuroSibEnergo plans to seek investors for the construction of large-scale hydroelectric power stations in Siberia –
Russian NGO appeal presented to financing institutions in early 2011.

Also see in South China Morning Post Mar 14, 2011, “Green groups oppose Deripaska firm’s listing” by Eric Ng and Toh Han Shih

Sino-Russian Hydropower in …