Three more Comesa Countries have Submitted to the Secretariat their Lists of Potential Small Hydro Power Projects that need Development; this brings the Number of Countries that have Submitted to Nine.

 

The Lists will be sent to Potential Developers and Cooperating Partners to be Considered for Financing and Eventual Implementation.

 

With the Latest Submissions, Burundi, Comoros and the Democratic Republic of Congo now joins Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Sudan and Zambia in the List.

 

Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Association of Energy Regulators for Eastern and Southern Africa; Dr Mohamedain Seif Elnasr said this is significant progress because the Number of Countries that have Submitted has increased and expect more to do so as soon as possible.

 

In 2017, the Comesa Secretariat Requested Member States to Compile and Submit the Lists of Projects that could Contribute to Existing Power Supply.

 

FEBRUARY 18, 2018

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