Category: China’s Dams

China to begin construction of another hydropower plant on Yangtze River

(December 4, 2006) China will begin working on another hydropower station on Yalong River, a major tributary on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, this month.

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Investors consider the costs of Tibetan resources

(November 17, 2006) Plans to build a hydropower station on a sacred Tibetan lake in western China were abandoned last week, with the authorities deciding that developing the local tourist industry could turn out to be more profitable, but if the central government continues to encourage mining throughout its remote western regions, it will also need to build the infrastructure required to draw in investors.