Zimbabwe expects power supplies from Kariba expansion to start in Dec ’17.

Zimbabwe expects power supplies from Kariba expansion to start in Dec ’17.

Zimbabwe, which endured power cuts almost daily last year, is on track to start generating additional power supplies at its Kariba hydro plant in December 2017, a senior government official said on Wednesday. Construction of two new generating units at the country’s biggest power plant to add 300 MW of capacity is halfway complete and the […]

Sinohydro and China Railway Group to invest in hydropower in Congo.

Sinohydro and China Railway Group to invest in hydropower in Congo.

Sinohydro Corp. and China Railway Group Ltd. have agreed to finance a 240 megawatt, $660 million hydro-power plant in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Katanga province, ending six years of talks around the project. The Chinese companies have agreed with Congo’s government to develop the Busanga project in the copper- and cobalt-rich region, Moise Ekanga, executive secretary of the Office […]