GE powers Ugandan hydro.

GE powers Ugandan hydro.

Five 50MW Kaplan turbines supplied to 250MW Bujagali project GE has provided electro-mechanical equipment for the 250MW Bujagali hydro plant in Uganda. The work involved supply of five 50MW Kaplan turbines, control and protection systems and balance of plant for Italian EPC and civil works contractor Salini Hydro, GE said. Balance of plant included a […]

Multiconsult to value Zambian power assets.

Multiconsult to value Zambian power assets.

Multiconsult UK has been appointed by ZESCO, the national power utility in Zambia, to identify and value their generation, transmission and distribution assets, including hydropower facilities. ZESCO is wholly owned by the Government of Zambia and has four major hydroelectric power stations, five small hydropower stations, nine diesel power stations, approximately 5,774 km of transmission […]

Acquisition of Vidullanka’s second mini hydro plant in Uganda further delayed.

Acquisition of Vidullanka’s second mini hydro plant in Uganda further delayed.

Renewable energy developer Vidullanka PLC this week said that due to regulatory delays, the company has not yet issued shares in a private placement to Timex Garments (Pvt.) Limited to acquire the Uganda-based Timex subsidiary, Timex Bukinda Hydro (U) Limited. Vidullanka said that the required approvals from the Electricity Regulatory Authority of Uganda and the […]

Nigeria Zungeru HPP completed.

Nigeria Zungeru HPP completed.

The China National Electric Engineering Company (CNEEC) has disclosed that the Zungeru 700mw hydroelectric power plant in Niger State is at 47 per cent completion stage. The Deputy Project Manager, Mr. Xiao Nie, told journalists that the $1.29bn (about N473bn) project was expected to be completed in 2020. He explained that the project was made […]

Joule Africa in 25-year power deal with Sierra Leone government.

Joule Africa in 25-year power deal with Sierra Leone government.

Joule Africa has announced it has signed a 25 year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Government of Sierra Leone that will see the company expand its hydropower developments. Under the agreement, Joule Africa and its local partner Energy Services Company (ESCO), through joint ownership of newly formed Seli Hydropower, will build an extension to […]

18-MW being added to Tedzani hydropower complex in Malawi, Africa.

18-MW being added to Tedzani hydropower complex in Malawi, Africa.

State-owned Malawi Electricity Generation Co. (EGENCO), Mitsubishi Corp. and Calik Enerji have signed agreements to increase the capacity of the Tedzani hydropower complex, located in Malawi, Africa, by 18 MW, according to EGENCO. EGENCO Chief Executive Officer, William Liabunya, said during the agreement signing earlier this month that the company is constructing the 18 MW […]

Cambambe 2 opens in Angola.

Cambambe 2 opens in Angola.

The 700MW Cambambe 2 hydropower plant has been officially opened in Angola, significantly expanding the country’s electricity generating capacity. In the presence of 500 international guests from the political, industrial and social arenas, Angola’s Vice President Manuel Domingos Vicente officially opened the plant at the end of June 2017 on behalf of President José Eduardo […]

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