Solomons to partner with Korea on hydro dam project

11:52 am on 8 February 2017

The Solomon Islands Prime Minister's Office says the Tina River hydro development project will be owned and operated by a joint venture between the government and Korea's K-Water.

Tina River in Solomon Islands.

Tina River in Solomon Islands. Photo: Tina River Hydro Project

Under the arrangement K-Water, the Korean government corporation for water and hydropower, will form a joint venture with the Solomons government's commercial arm, the Investment Corporation of Solomon Islands.

K-Water has engaged specialist financial, technical and legal advisors for support in finalising Project Company arrangements.

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