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Is it possible to climate-proof East Africa’s hydropower sector?

Africa is projected to experience increasing climate hazards for the remainder of the 21st century – so how is hydropower generation going to be affected and how can it enhance the continent’s resilience to climate change?
Mambilla

Tanzania plans to construct hydropower plants and transmission lines

TANESCO has awarded Multiconsult consultancy contracts for the 222MW Rumakali and 358MW Ruhudji Hydropower and transmission lines projects in Tanzania.

Sierra Leone: $6m aids Bumbuna Hydro II project to begin next...

InfraCo Africa has signed an agreement with lead developer Joule Africa to provide $6 million of funding to the 143MW Bumbuna Hydro II initiative in Sierra Leone.
Ruzizi IV Hydropower Project

Studies are underway for two hydropower projects in Burundi

Tembo Power is partnering with WK Construction to conduct detailed studies for the development phase of the 7.5MW Dama and 12MW Siguvyaye run-of-river hydropower projects located in Burundi.
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Green hydrogen ideal for energy-intensive users, says wind industry

The economic and energy benefits of green hydrogen, is one of the many prospects discussed during the recent South African Wind Energy Association’s webinar.
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Applications for Women in Hydropower Mentorship closes in August

The Women in Hydropower Mentorship Programme is now accepting applications for the 2020/2021 year. Applications close on 3 August 2020.
Grand Inga

Ed’s note: Africa’s grand hydropower scheme enters a ‘Dragon’s Den’

The latest news on the world’s largest hydropower scheme is that the DRC is determined to move ahead with the Grand Inga project.
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Hydropower CEOs discuss sustainable recovery with the IEA

Eleven CEOs agree that economic stimulus packages involving investment in sustainable hydro and other renewables are essential to Covid-19 recovery efforts.
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Increase climate resilience of African hydropower – IEA

With Africa projected to experience increasing climate hazards for the remainder of the 21st century, and hydropower generation needed to enhance the continent’s...
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West Africa: Hydro to support solar and wind in smart renewable...

The Smart Renewable Electricity Portfolios in West Africa study explores hydropower's support of intermittent solar and wind in a climate-friendly manner.
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Singrobo hydropower project to deliver electricity under a 35-year PPA

Power company Themis Group announced it has issued a Full Notice to Proceed with construction of the 44MW Singrobo Hydropower Project, in Ivory Coast.
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HVDC, green hydrogen can drive cost-effective decarbonisation – report

To achieve decarbonisation cost-effectively, a report examines renewable energy carriers and new zero-carbon energy supply chains such as hydrogen and HVDC.

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