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Press Releases from Hydropower Africa (4 total)

Hydropower Africa confirms Energy Minister Dipuo Peters’ attendance in Septemb …

Hydropower Africa has confirmed the attendance of South African Energy Minister Elizabeth Dipuo Peters at the event in Cape Town in September. The Minister will welcome delegates at the official networking reception of Africa’s largest hydropower event and exhibition, boasting over 600 visitors from across the globe. It will look at the current status and potential for hydropower development in Africa’s major basins as well as non-conventional methods

Microhydro project database to be launched at Hydropower Africa in September

A database detailing all microhydro installations in Eastern and Southern Africa will be launched at the upcoming Hydropower Africa conference and exhibition in Johannesburg from 19-23 September. The web-based database will show current developments and provide information while hydropower industry professionals will also be able to update content. The driving force behind this project is microhydro expert Wim Jonker Klunne, who is a senior researcher: Rural Energy

Marelli Motori making inroads in Africa's hydropower industry

Marelli Motori says the time and energy it has invested in the African market in the last few years is starting to pay off. The global Italian generator giant's regional manager for Africa, Dean Pratt: "During the past three years we have invested a lot of time and energy in growing the Marelli Motori brand into the African market and we offer this market more value for money".

Hydropower Africa: Go small or go home

Small hydropower projects have proven to be major contributors to the electrification of developing countries and Sub Saharan Africa's small hydro potential still remains largely untapped, says Nicolaas Loretz, project director of Hydropower Africa that is taking place from 19-23 September in Johannesburg. During what is Africa's largest hydropower event, delegates will have the unique opportunity to visit some of Africa's top hydropower projects, including DRC's Inga, Zambia's Kafue

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