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Bridge design contract awarded as part of LHWP phase II
Friday, November 30, 2018 by Aurecon Lesotho (Pty) Ltd has been appointed by the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) to design and supervise the construction of the major bridges to be built in Phase II...

Final agreements signed to build Nachtigal project, Cameroon
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by EDF, IFC and the Republic of Cameroon have signed final and binding agreements for the construction of the 420MW Nachtigal hydroelectric project in Cameroon.

Advance infrastructure construction works to start soon on LHWP Phase II
Friday, November 09, 2018 by Construction work on the advance infrastructure at Polihali and Katse – part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II – are set to commence on 9 January 2019, following the...

Besix to work on Nachtigal dam, Cameroon
Monday, October 15, 2018 by Besix is to design and build the Nachitgal dam in Cameroon, in partnership with French firm NGE and Moroccan company SGTM.

Hydro-mechanical expert needed for Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II
Thursday, September 13, 2018 by The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority has invited eligible persons to indicate their interest in providing the services of Hydro-Mechanical Expert on the Panel of Experts for...

Govt cancels METEC’s contract on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Monday, August 27, 2018 by The Ethiopian Government has cancelled Metals and Engineering Corporation’s (METEC) contract for work on the 6450MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), citing delays in completing...

PNG Power partners with IFC for power projects
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 by PNG Power Limited and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, are working together to identify ways to stimulate private investment and expertise to boost power generation in Papua...

Tender alert for dam and tunnel construction – Lesotho Highlands Water Project Phase II
Monday, June 25, 2018 by The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) will soon be inviting Expressions of Interest from suitable, qualified engineering and construction companies interested in...

Multiconsult selected for GET FiT programme, Zambia
Thursday, May 24, 2018 by Multiconsult is to implement the GET FiT program in Zambia that aims to realize investments in 200MW of renewable energy, after successful involvement in the same program in Uganda.

Voith opens East African Hub in Ethiopia
Monday, May 14, 2018 by Voith has officially opened a new East Africa Hub in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, with the facility to coordinate hydropower projects in nine countries in the east of the continent

Dozens dead as Kenyan dam breaches
Thursday, May 10, 2018 by Over 30 people have been killed with many more missing after the Patel dam in Kenya breached its banks.

Kariba dam rehab takes another step forward
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by The Zambezi River Authority has reached a milestone for the spillway rehabilitation proportion of the Kariba Dam Rehabilitation project (KDRP), with the works tender sent to...

Building Energy in deal for hydro, wind in South Africa
Thursday, April 19, 2018 by Independent power producer Building Energy has signed a power purchase agreement with South Africa’s state owned utility Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd to build, own and operate a 4.7MW...

Stigler’s Gorge build to start in July
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 by Construction work will start in July on the 2100MW Stigler’s Gorge hydropower project on the Rufiji River in Tanzania, it has been reported.

Seabased in deal for 100MW wave power plant in Ghana
Thursday, March 22, 2018 by Ghanaian renewable energy company TC’s Energy has contracted Seabased to deliver a 100MW wave energy plant near Ada, Ghana.

Refinancing loans agreed for Bujagali
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by IFC and MIGA have announced they are supporting a refinancing package for the Bujagali hydropower project in Uganda in a bid to reduce electricity costs and improve access to power in...

Andritz to equip Moroccan pumped storage plant
Tuesday, March 06, 2018 by Andritz is to supply hydro and electro-mechanical equipment for the new Abdelmoumen pumped storage hydropower plant on the River Issen in Taroudant Province, Morocco, after winning...

DWS still committed to Clanwilliam Dam wall raise project
Friday, February 23, 2018 by South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has said it is still committed to a project to raise the Clanwilliam Dam wall, despite budget cuts affecting infrastructure projects.

Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt renew commitment to cooperate over GERD
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 by The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have agreed to continue their cooperation in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project (GERD) following a meeting at the end of January.

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