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Contract awarded for work on Ruzizi hydropower projects

The European Union has awarded a contract worth US$1.44 million to Studio Ing. G. Pietrangeli srl. of Italy to perform studies of a grid system and rehabilitation studies for several hydropower projects in East Africa.

The European Union (EU) last solicited bids for the work in December 2011, which includes a grid system study for the proposed 145-MW Ruzizi 3 hydroelectric complex and rehabilitation studies for the 29.8-MW Ruzizi 1 and 43.8-MW Ruzizi 2 projects.

Ruzizi 1 is operated by the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Societe Nationale d'Electricite (SNEL), while Ruzizi 2 and 3 are operated by DRC, Rwanda, and Burundi's SINELAC.

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