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Energy: Cameroon's $1 billion hydroelectric dam expected by 2020

File Photo©Charlie Riedel/AP/SIPAA $1 billion hydroelectric dam planned for Cameroon's Nachtigal River will be ready by 2020, adding over 30 percent to the country's hydropower capacity, the minister of water and energy said on Thursday.

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China firms to fund Congo hydro power plant to lift mining output

ReutersChina's Sinohydro and China Railway Group will finance a $660 million hydroelectric plant in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo which is being built to reduce the copper-mining region's power deficit.

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Energy: Congo to select developer for Inga 3 hydropower plant by October

File photo©Cheng Min/AP/SIPADemocratic Republic of Congo will decide by October between a Chinese and Spanish consortium to develop the long-delayed Inga 3 hydroelectric project with construction expected to begin the following June, a government official said on Tuesday.

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Zimbabwe power crisis deepens

Photo©ReutersZimbabwe will early next year reduce the amount of electricity it generates by almost half, as water levels at the country's only hydroelectricity generation plant continue to drop.

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DRC: Grand Inga, world's biggest dam in the offing

File photograph: General view of the largest hydroelectric power station in Russia and Eurasia, the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric power station on Yenisei river, October 7, 2004.  Photo Credit: Reuters/Ilya NaymushinThe contours of a new set of agreements to build the long-shelved 40,000MW Grand Inga dam have emerged.

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Solar solutions in Ghana

The $400m Nzema project will cover 183ha in Western Region/Photo©BLUE ENERGYRenewable energy sources play a significant role in plans to double electricity production in the next four years.

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