Even China Won’t Finance 4.5-GW Pakistan Hydropower Plant as Water Fight Looms

China’s $45 billion push into Pakistan is skirting one of the Indian subcontinent’s most dangerous flashpoints. The proposed 4,500-megawatt Diamer Bhasha hydropower plant would eliminate about half of Pakistan’s power shortfall and irrigate millions of acres of parched farmland. While both the U.S. and China have promised to help Pakistan court private investors for the dam, they’ve resisted putting up the cash themselves.

via Renewable Energy News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com http://ift.tt/1z5VXqz

Leave a Reply

Or

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>