Burundi: Kabu 16 HEP delayed to June 2022

Issue 439 - 27 May 2021

The start of commercial operations at the 20MW Kabu 16 hydroelectric (HEP) power plant on the Kabulantwa River in Cibitoke province has been pushed back to June 2022; construction started in June 2019. A spokesperson for German equipment supplier Voith told African Energy that essential tasks had been interrupted by Covid-related restrictions, including the inspection of components. 

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