Hydro Energy

Zimbabwe: Dam Levels Continue to Rise

Zimbabwe: Dam Levels Continue to Rise

The national dam level has risen to over 79 percent following incessant rains that have been pounding the country. According to a weekly update from the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa), the wet spell being experienced in most parts of the country continues...

Minister inspects Alavanyo hydro power project

Minister inspects Alavanyo hydro power project

The Minister for Energy, Mr John-Peter Amewu, has inspected a newly completed mini hydro power project at Alavanyo Abehenease in the Volta Region. The $400,000 project, which was expected to beef up power supply to the township, was commenced in 2005 but stalled until...

Bui Dam not running – VRA

The 400-Megawatt hydroelectric dam at Bui in the Brong Ahafo Region is not running, according to the Volta River Authority (VRA). Commissioned in December last year, the dam was expected to add to the country’s energy capacity to mitigate the effects of load-shedding...

VRA, four others to sign gas agreement

The Volta River Authority (VRA) and four companies -- outside the NGas consortium -- based in Nigeria are close to signing a gas sales agreement for the supply of gas via the West African Gas Pipeline to power its thermal plants. The four companies are: ND Western,...

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