The World Bank has approved $15.4m of grant funding for an emergency energy project to support state power and water utility Régie de Production et de Distribution d’Eau et d’Electricité (Regideso) and to prevent a repeat of the severe power cuts of summer 2009.
The politically complex redevelopment of the Ruzizi River cascade’s power schemes seems finally to be taking shape, writes David Slater
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African Capitalisation Fund to strengthen banks; AfDB funding for IDC; AfDB awards $15m grant to aid Burundi’s ERSP III; SNR, Denton Wilde Sapte to merge
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UK private company Surestream Petroleum has just been awarded Burundi Block B, on the north-east side of Lake Tanganyika, in addition to Block D which it already holds. Surestream, which sponsors the Burundi national football team, was founded in
State water and power utility Regie de Production et de Distribution d’Eau et d’Electricité (Regideso) seeks bids by 17 August for the rehabilitation of five hydropower plants with a combined installed capacity of 19.6MW and two distribution networks.
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The Ministry of Economy, Finance and Development Co-operation is seeking bids for a contract to supply, install and commission electrical equipment for the hydroelectric micro power plant and rehabilitation of the power supply at tea estates belonging to the Burundi Tea Office (OTB).
WBG grant for power and water
Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanzania have requested funding from the African Development Bank and World Bank Group for the joint development of the 61.5MW Rusumo Falls hydropower project on the Kagera River in Tanzania.
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