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Africa adds 2GW hydropower capacity in 2023 but stark gap remains

May 16, 2024
Africa is poised to harness the power of its water resources to drive sustainable development and economic growth through a transformative clean energy transition.   With only 10% of the… Read More »Africa adds 2GW hydropower capacity in 2023 but stark gap remains

EOI – Pre-feasibility study on rehabilitation/redevelopment of KenGen small hydropower plants

May 3, 2024
KenGen Kenya is seeking interest from eligible bidders for consultancy services to conduct a pre-feasibility study on the development of small hydro power plants and rehabilitation/redevelopment of KenGen small hydropower… Read More »EOI – Pre-feasibility study on rehabilitation/redevelopment of KenGen small hydropower plants

World Bank consultancy: Assessment of Pumped Hydropower Storage in SAPP

April 21, 2024
The World Bank is looking for a consultant for an "Assessment of the Conceptual Role and Economic Viability of Pumped Hydropower Storage (PHS) in the Southern Africa Power Pool (SAPP)".… Read More »World Bank consultancy: Assessment of Pumped Hydropower Storage in SAPP

EU-UNIDO Launch €9M Project: Advancing Hydropower and Circular Economy in Nigeria

March 27, 2024
The European Union introduced two new projects in Nigeria: Small Hydro Power Development for Agro-industry Use (SHP-DAIN) and Advancing Nigeria's Green Transition to Net Zero through Circular Economy Practices. Both… Read More »EU-UNIDO Launch €9M Project: Advancing Hydropower and Circular Economy in Nigeria

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