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 […]

Cameroon unveils Lom-Pangar Hydroelectric Dam project.

Cameroon unveils Lom-Pangar Hydroelectric Dam project.

Cameroon has officially launched the construction works for the 30MW Lom-Pangar Hydroelectric Dam project in the Belabo sub-division of the East Region. The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwume Ayodeji Adesina, was present at the ceremony to lay off the foundation stone, the Cameroon Tribune reported. Also present at the ceremony was the […]

Vidullanka to commence second hydropower project in Uganda.

Vidullanka to commence second hydropower project in Uganda.

Vidullanka PLC is set to commission its second foreign project in Uganda with the construction of 6.5MW Bukinda Small Hydropower plant. The construction of the project is expected to commence during Q4 of the financial year 2017/18. Company Chairman Osman Kassim told company’s shareholders. To this end, the company has taken steps to acquire Timex […]

Power China’s hydropower facility in Cote d’Ivoire begins operations, builder says.

Power China’s hydropower facility in Cote d’Ivoire begins operations, builder says.

The Soubre hydroelectric power station in Cote d’Ivoire began operations on Friday, its builder, Power Construction Corp of China (Power China), said in a post published on its website. With an installed capacity of 275 megawatts (MW), the 4.5-kilometer Soubre dam is the largest of its kind in the West African country, according to the […]

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