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A ceremony that included Ghanaian president John Mahama marked the official commissioning of the country's 400-MW Bui hydropower project earlier this week.
The United States is considering an investment into the Democratic Republic of Congo's 4,200-MW Inga 3 hydropower project, wire services report.
Funding increased for research in Canada's Bay of Fundy The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has announced that the Bay of Fundy in Canada, the body of water housing the highest tides in the world, will host the first underwater monitoring platform designed for extreme, high-flow
Endeavor Energy and Joule Africa have entered into an agreement for the joint development of a 202 MW expansion of Sierra Leone's 50-MW Bumbuna hydropower plant.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US$68 million in financing that will be used by the Inga Site Development and Electricity Access Support Project (PASEL) to support development of Congo's 4,800-MW Inga 3 hydropower project.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform additional feasibility studies of the 4,200-MW Inga 3 Lower Falls hydroelectric project on the Congo River.
An agreement between Cameroon, Electricite de France and the International Finance Corporation will allow for the development of a new hydropower project along Cameroon's Sanaga River.
The Rwandan Senate has passed a law authorizing the ratification of loan and grant agreements for the construction of the 80-MW Rusumo Falls hydropower project.
Norwegian water resources and energy directorate Norges Vassdrags- og Energidirectorat (NVE) has awarded a contract to Verkis hf of Iceland to serve as owner's engineer for five Tanzanian hydroelectric projects.
The government of Vanuatu invites expressions of interest from consultants to help prepare a renewable energy investment plan, including hydropower, for the South Pacific island nation.