Sao Tome: Two small hydro plants planned


Issue 424 - 08 Oct 2020 | 1 minute read

Minister for public works, infrastructure, natural resources and environment Osvaldo D’Abreu has announced plans for the development of two hydropower plants in Bombain and Rio Grande. Speaking during the online Fórum da Energia e Clima on 30 September, he said tendering for the projects was expected soon. In 2008, Portuguese company Soares da Costa began construction on a 4MW run-of-river hydro project in Bombaim, which was partly funded by a Netherlands-based bank.

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