Engineering News | Hydropower https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/hydropower Thu, 18 Jul 2019 18:25:15 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 ResponsAbility teams up with Southern African hydropower project developer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/responsability-teams-up-with-southern-african-hydropower-project-developer-2019-07-04 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 04 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0200 524638 1562245291 1562245200 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Zambia, Zimbabwe to start building Batoka power plant next year https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-zimbabwe-to-start-building-batoka-power-plant-next-year-2019-07-02 Reuters ENERGY Tue, 02 Jul 2019 14:17:00 +0200 524411 1562069908 1562069820 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Conco wins eSwatini solar power project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conco-wins-eswatini-solar-power-project-2019-06-28 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Fri, 28 Jun 2019 11:11:00 +0200 524130 1561713223 1561713060 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Collaboration ensures reliable energy solutions for water pumpstations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-ensures-reliable-energy-solutions-for-water-pumpstations-2019-06-12 Khutso Maphatsoe Hydropower Fri, 28 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 522554 1561027751 1561672800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000805510_resized_ifatafricafeaturehimoinsagenerator0620191022.jpg FORWARD THINKING Himoinsa is investing in research and development, and has launched several products that will effectively integrate with hybrid power solutions 511 287 Zambia directs State power firm to take cost-cutting measures https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-directs-state-power-firm-to-take-cost-cutting-measures-2019-06-27 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 27 Jun 2019 10:55:00 +0200 523928 1561625858 1561625700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Wild weather is endangering world's oldest form of clean power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wild-weather-is-endangering-worlds-oldest-form-of-clean-power-2019-06-24 Bloomberg HYDROPOWER Mon, 24 Jun 2019 09:00:00 +0200 523483 1561361200 1561359600 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 GE wins bid to build $4bn Zambia-Zimbabwe hydropower plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ge-wins-bid-to-build-4bn-zambia-zimbabwe-hydropower-plant-2019-06-21 Bloomberg HYDROPOWER Fri, 21 Jun 2019 08:51:00 +0200 523350 1561103178 1561099860 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Kenya slashes 2030 power production targets as use still low – media https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kenya-slashes-2030-power-production-targets-as-use-still-low-media-2019-06-20 Reuters ELECTRICITY Thu, 20 Jun 2019 11:46:00 +0200 523228 1561037818 1561023960 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000806441_resized_kenyaflag.jpg 511 287 Drought leaves key African hydro dam less than a third full https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drought-leaves-key-african-hydro-dam-less-than-a-third-full-2019-06-18 Bloomberg WATER/ELECTRICITY Tue, 18 Jun 2019 10:39:00 +0200 522944 1560847230 1560847140 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ugandan-critics-oppose-nile-river-power-plant-plan-2019-06-11 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 11 Jun 2019 16:07:00 +0200 522464 1560263226 1560262020 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 eSwatini calls for solar power bids to ease reliance on South Africa's Eskom https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eswatini-calls-for-solar-power-bids-to-ease-reliance-on-south-africas-eskom-2019-06-11 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:49:00 +0200 522368 1560244883 1560235740 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Zimbabwe says mines can pay for power in foreign currency to secure supply https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-says-mines-can-pay-for-power-in-foreign-currency-to-secure-supply-2019-05-31 Reuters ENERGY Fri, 31 May 2019 12:15:00 +0200 521479 1559297813 1559297700 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zims-kariba-hydro-plant-may-suspend-operations-if-water-levels-stay-low-minister-2019-05-30 Reuters HYDROPOWER Thu, 30 May 2019 14:08:00 +0200 521337 1559219660 1559218080 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000802141_resized_zimbabweskaribahydropowerplant0519reuters1022.jpg 511 287 Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa announces IPO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hidroelctrica-de-cahora-bassa-announces-ipo-2019-05-22 Tasneem Bulbulia ENERGY Wed, 22 May 2019 16:27:00 +0200 520582 1558535274 1558535220 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Pioneers and projects that shone at African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pioneers-and-projects-shine-at-african-power-energy-2019-05-17 Kim Cloete ENERGY & WATER Fri, 17 May 2019 09:53:00 +0200 519919 1558086184 1558079580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Power Africa moves towards its goal of bringing more energy to the continent https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-africa-moves-towards-its-goal-of-bringing-more-energy-to-the-continent-2019-05-16 Kim Cloete ENERGY Thu, 16 May 2019 12:13:00 +0200 519801 1558104565 1558001580 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Mozambique power utility begins the long process of recovery following cyclones https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mozambique-power-utility-begins-the-long-process-of-recovery-following-cyclones-2019-05-15 Kim Cloete ENERGY Wed, 15 May 2019 20:53:00 +0200 519705 1557987708 1557946380 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Zimbabwe starts rolling power cuts, hitting mines, industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-starts-rolling-power-cuts-hitting-mines-industry-2019-05-13 Reuters ENERGY Mon, 13 May 2019 11:08:00 +0200 519407 1557755070 1557738480 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 IEA says world cannot ‘press pause’ on renewables, as capacity growth stalls https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iea-says-world-cannot-press-pause-on-renewables-as-capacity-growth-stalls-2019-05-06 Terence Creamer RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 06 May 2019 14:30:00 +0200 518899 1557153387 1557145800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797349_resized_solarjobsbloomberg0620111022.jpg 511 287 Company to focus on hydropower at AUW https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-to-focus-on-hydropower-at-auw-2019-04-16 Mc'Kyla Nortje Hydropower Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517424 1556526124 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000794067_resized_stortemelkhydro0420191022.jpg STABILITY Hydropower is a very stable resource to add to the grid compared to solar power 511 287 EDF puts energy-challenged Africa at the centre of its 2030 development strategy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edf-puts-energy-challenged-africa-at-the-centre-of-its-2030-development-strategy-2019-04-29 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:15:00 +0200 518323 1556543810 1556543700 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796057_resized_renewableenergyvalerielevkovseniorvpinchargeofafrica042019edf1022.jpg EDF senior VP for Africa Valérie Levkov 511 287 Guinea boosts power output to foster bauxite refining https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/guinea-boosts-power-output-to-foster-bauxite-refining-2019-04-29 Reuters BAUXITE/ENERGY Mon, 29 Apr 2019 14:05:00 +0200 518302 1556540818 1556539500 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Tanzania eyes 10 000 MW power generation capacity by 2025 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-eyes-10-000-mw-power-generation-capacity-by-2025-2019-04-23 Reuters ELECTRICITY Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:36:00 +0200 517807 1556013085 1556012160 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Clough JV awarded civil works contract for Australian hydropower project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clough-jv-awarded-civil-works-contract-for-australian-hydropower-project-2019-04-05 Marleny Arnoldi CONSTRUCTION Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:33:00 +0200 516417 1554457447 1554456780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Strong renewable energy capacity growth continues https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strong-renewable-energy-capacity-growth-continues-2019-04-04 Simone Liedtke RENEWABLE ENERGY Thu, 04 Apr 2019 14:43:00 +0200 516290 1554381928 1554381780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791644_resized_renewableenergyvcsprasset042019irena1022.jpg 511 287 Improved policy, regulation needed to help Eskom power SA, Brics Bank meeting told https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/improved-policy-regulation-needed-to-help-eskom-power-sa-brics-bank-meeting-told-2019-04-02 African News Agency Hydropower Tue, 02 Apr 2019 15:59:00 +0200 516034 1554213763 1554213540 99999999999 African News Agency 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000791070_resized_eskomlogomegawattpark1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Zimbabwe power utility seeks 30% tariff increase – report https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zimbabwe-power-utility-seeks-30-tariff-increase-report-2019-04-01 Reuters ELECTRICITY Mon, 01 Apr 2019 11:46:00 +0200 515841 1554112126 1554111960 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000790658_resized_karibadamreuters1022.jpg 511 287 Master Drilling’s full year performance underpinned by Americas, Europe success https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/master-drillings-full-year-performance-underpinned-by-americas-europe-success-2019-03-26 Marleny Arnoldi DRILLING & TUNELLING Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:55:00 +0200 515179 1553610403 1553586900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000789177_resized_masterdrillingcoverdanipretorius11181022.jpg Master Drilling CEO Danie Pretorius 511 287 Zambia, Zimbabwe cut Kariba Dam power generation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-zimbabwe-cut-kariba-dam-power-generation-2019-02-25 Reuters ELECTRICITY Mon, 25 Feb 2019 10:11:00 +0200 512526 1551082878 1551082260 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Zambia, Zimbabwe shortlist foreign firms to build hydro plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zambia-zimbabwe-shortlist-foreign-firms-to-build-hydro-plant-2019-02-21 Reuters CONSTRUCTION Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:46:00 +0200 512281 1550738943 1550738760 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Tanzania hydropower dam to cost more than double government estimate – study https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tanzania-hydropower-dam-to-cost-more-than-double-government-estimate-study-2019-02-15 Reuters HYDROPOWER Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:44:00 +0200 511702 1550213475 1550213040 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Event set to dissect the future of African energy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/event-set-to-dissect-the-future-of-african-energy-2019-01-24 Paige Müller Hydropower Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509626 1549952197 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000777612_resized_bbenergy50413duane1022.jpg AFRICA’S ENERGY FUTURE The Africa Energy Indaba will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Johannesburg, from February 19 and 20 this year 511 287 SA company receives multibillion-dollar contract https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multibillion-dollar-contract-awarded-to-s-african-company-2019-02-15 Halima Frost Hydropower Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 510238 1549952199 1550181600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778323_resized_civilengmurrayrobsnowy2002191022.jpg SO MUCH DAM WATER The Snowy 2.0 project with reuse water through a pumping system to keep the grid running 511 287 Energy megaprojects on South Africa's radar as utility falters https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-megaprojects-on-south-africas-radar-as-utility-falters-2019-02-05 Bloomberg ENERGY Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:49:00 +0200 510637 1549438237 1549374540 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 South Africa may double power purchases from Congo hydro plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/south-africa-may-double-power-purchases-from-congo-hydro-plant-2019-01-21 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:01:00 +0200 509080 1548082563 1548057660 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775747_resized_drcingadam1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Clough JV selected as preferred tenderer for civil works at Australian hydropower project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/clough-jv-selected-as-preferred-tenderer-for-australian-hydropower-project-work-packages-2019-01-18 Creamer Media Reporter INFRASTRUCTURE Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:50:00 +0200 509014 1547822176 1547815800 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 China approves large new upstream dam project on the Yangtze river https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/china-approves-large-new-upstream-dam-project-on-the-yangtze-river-2019-01-15 Reuters INFRASTRUCTURE Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:41:00 +0200 508512 1547534580 1547534460 99999999999 Reuters 0 0