Dam burst fears cause evacuations around Tanzania’s 8 MW Nyumba ya...

Multiple news agencies are reporting that evacuations have been ordered for at least 25,000 people, due to ongoing, heavy rain.
Dam construction completed for 99 MW Turkey hydro plant

Dam construction completed for 99 MW Turkey hydro plant

European hydropower company ENERGO-PRO has completed the Karakurt Dam in Turkey, including the construction of part of the power plant and has started filling the reservoir.

GE to upgrade 218 MW Philippines hydro plant

GE Renewable Energy has won a contract with Angat Hydropower to rehabilitate the 218 MW Angat hydro plant in the Philippines. This 53-year-old facility is some...

Africa charts its course for sustainable hydropower development

Senior African government representatives and leaders from the energy sector, financial institutions and civil society gathered in Abidjan to chart a course for the...

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan continue negotiations over hydro project

The ministers for foreign affairs and water resources of Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan met with the Secretary of the Treasury and the President of...

NIB finances renewal of Norwegian hydropower facilities

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has signed a 10-year loan with Agder Energi AS of Norway to renew hydropower facilities and install an additional...

AfDB and Liberia sign financing agreements for hydro power plant in...

The Government of Liberia and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed Financing Agreements for two Projects valued over $33m. The two projects include...

Ruzizi IV hydropower project receives €8m AfDB grant

The Board of Directors of African Development Bank Group has approved an €8m grant drawn from the European Union’s Africa Investment Platform (EU-AIP) to...

WAPDA calls 2019 an “historic year” for Pakistan’s hydropower sector

The Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority says 2019 was a historic year for the development of water and hydropower resources in...

Pumped hydro on the priority list for South Australia

According to a report in The Australian, a pumped hydro project in South Australia is expected to get the green light for...

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