Grand Inga

Does South Africa need the Grand Inga project?

Controversy continues to shadow the development of the Grand Inga III project, with the latest arising from a report titled 'I Need You, I Don't Need You: South Africa and Inga III,' which probes South...
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World Bank suspends funding for DRC’s 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute hydroelectric plant

The World Bank Group announced earlier this week that it has suspended disbursements of funding to the Democratic Republic of Congo's 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute and Mid-Size Hydropower Development Technical Assistance program.
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Trends in Hydropower

With a global emphasis on reducing carbon emissions, hydropower has come to the forefront as an effective means of balancing other forms of renewable generation. Hydro's role in the modern power mix has led to favorable climates for development, translating to the construction of new plants and the upgrade of existing projects.
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DR Congo seeks organizational consultant for agency to promote Inga hydropower complex

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest from consultants to help develop strategy and organization for the agency tasked with development and promotion of the estimated 42,000-MW Inga hydroelectric complex on the DRC's Congo River.
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DR Congo seeks technical audit of contracts for hydropower marketing program

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest from consultants to perform a technical audit of consulting engineering services to its hydropower marketing program.

DR Congo seeks managers, accountant for 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute, medium hydro projects

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest to serve as procurement manager, administrative and financial manager and an accountant for the proposed 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute hydroelectric project and several proposed medium-sized hydro projects in the DRC.

DR Congo extends call for engineers, specialists for 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute hydro...

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has extended the deadline for expressions of interest from engineers and other specialists to help develop the 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute hydroelectric project on the Congo River in the DRC.

DR Congo seeks engineers, specialists to help develop 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute hydro...

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) invites expressions of interest from engineers and other specialists to help develop the 4,800-MW Inga 3 Basse Chute hydroelectric project on the Congo River in the DRC.

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News on the global hydroelectric industry from July-August 2015

A Positive Outlook for Hydropower

As diverse as the globe itself, the world of hydropower development is a heterogeneous one, despite the industry-wide use of a single resource — water.