A record 260 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity was added globally last year, beating the previous best by almost half.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $120 million loan for a 50 MW hydropower plant in western Tanzania.
A number of options have been suggested to address Africa's need for electricity, but hydropower has often been overlooked.
Themis has issued full notice to proceed (FNTP) for the construction of the 44 MW Singrobo hydropower proiect in Cote d’Ivoire.
Small Highland hydro firms have hit out at the findings of a new Scottish Government report, which they claim will cause “major economic uncertainty”.
Scotland’s hydro power faces an agonising march into near-oblivion by the end of the decade, an industry boss warned yesterday. Mark Mathieson, chief executive of Green Highland Renewables (GHR) said the UK Government had failed to take account of evidence and missed out on broader benefits of hydro energy in its review of feed-in tariffs.