Hydropower could answer Nigeria’s rocketing energy demand says IRENA
There is a substantial opportunity to develop the rich natural renewable energy resources of the country and unlock low-carbon growth, IRENA said in its report.
Jinzhai pumped storage hydro plant connects all units to the grid
All four units of the 1.2GW Jinzhai pumped storage hydro plant have been connected to the grid and completed 15 days of trial operation.
Swiss hydropower plant to power 2.5MW hydrogen production facility
Axpo and Rhiienergie are building a 2.5MW hydrogen production facility at the 18MW Reichenau hydropower plant in Domat/Ems, Switzerland.
Uzbekistan targets micro hydropower to boost energy supply
Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said 50 prospective sites to build new micro hydropower have been selected.
Masdar signs 5GW renewable energy deal with Angola, Uganda and Zambia
Agreements signed under Etihad 7 initiative, a UAE-led plan to raise public and private-sector funds to develop renewables in Africa.
Kenya looks to hydro and geothermal power to replace thermal baseload
Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has announced a renewed plan to scale up the deployment of renewable energy by adding 3,000MW.