SinoHydro of China has announced that it will invest $214 million into the Nyabarongo II Hydropower Plant in Rwanda, boosting the country’s effort to achieve universal access to electricity by 2024.
The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has reduced water allocated for power generation at Kariba Hydropower Station due to falling water levels in the lake shared by Zimbabwe and Zambia.
Drax Power Station in Yorkshire, UK, has completed the £702 million buyout of low-carbon and renewable assets from Iberdrola of Spain.
Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has announced that his Government will sign a deal for the construction of a $3 billion hydroelectric power plant.
The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has said that the Kariba Dam is 85 per cent full, and that it has therefore increase the water allocated to the two hydropower stations for power generation.
Intelligent Land Investments (ILI), a property management company in Hamilton, Scotland, has proposed building a 2.4 GWh pumped hydroelectric project near Loch Ness in Scotland.
A spokesman for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) in the USA has said that the authority’s generation of hydropower is nearly double the level of this time last year.
The Nigerian Government has confirmed that it plans to start construction of a $5.8 billion hydropower plant in the eastern Mambila region this year, once it has finalised loan terms with China’s Export-Import Bank.
Resurgent Power, backed by the Tata Group, has emerged as the frontrunner to buy the Indian firm Jaypee Power Ventures.
Hydroelectric power plants owned by the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) in India have produced 23 per cent more electricity from the months since April 2017 compared with the same period last year.