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For the last 10 years Hydro4Africa has been THE place to go for information on hydropower in Africa. At the moment I am doing a major upgrade of the site. New exciting modules will be added soon.
At the moment my database of hydropower stations in southern and east Africa has not yet been upgraded to the new platform. Please contact me directly if you were looking for information from this database.

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The flagship 2024 World Hydropower Outlook out now

June 12, 2024
The latest World Hydropower Outlook, published today by the International Hydropower Association, shows that in 2023, hydropower capacity grew by 13.5GW to 1,412GW, of which pumped storage hydropower (PSH) grew… Read More »The flagship 2024 World Hydropower Outlook out now

RFP Development and construction of Maguga expansion in Eswatini

June 7, 2024
The Eswatini Electricity Company (EEC) intends to develop a 10MW hydropower project at the existing Maguga Hydro Power Station. Therefore, the EEC now invites eligible and competent EPC contractors to… Read More »RFP Development and construction of Maguga expansion in Eswatini

UNIDO Small Hydropower Technical Guidelines now available in five languages 

May 24, 2024
The Small Hydropower Technical Guidelines, a collaborative effort between UNIDO and ICSHP, are now available in five languages! In English, French, Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese. At UNIDO and International Center… Read More »UNIDO Small Hydropower Technical Guidelines now available in five languages 

Abuja Action Plan on Sustainable Hydropower Development in Africa

May 18, 2024
To bolster energy security and sustainability across Africa, the Abuja Action Plan on Sustainable Hydropower Development has been agreed upon by the parties at the recent HydroAfrica week of the International Hydropower… Read More »Abuja Action Plan on Sustainable Hydropower Development in Africa

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