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24.03.2017

DUGLAS ALLIANCE LTD. participated in the international exhibition and conference “Water storage and Hydropower development for Africa”, Marrakesh, Morocco.

DUGLAS ALLIANCE LTD. has become an attendee of the international exhibition and conference “Water storage and Hydropower development for Africa” which took place in one of the largest cities of Morocco – Marakesh from 13 to 16 March 2017. The event was organized by the international journal respected in the hydroindustry “International Journal Hydropower & Dams” together with the International commission on large dams (ICOLD) and with support of the Government of Morocco. 

The conference  was attended  by the representatives of the World Water Council, International Energy Agency, EU for renewable power resources, African Development Bank, World bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as well as the representatives of more than 80 private companies, in particular GE Renewable Energy, Andritz Hydro, Flovel Energy, Tractebel Engineering, etc. 

During the conferences the members of delegation of DUGLAS ALLIANCE LTD. actively participated in the discussion of the actual issues in the sphere of use of the water resources in Africa, in particular: problems of storage and transportation of the water resources in the African countries, access to the potable water for the population in Africa, perspectives of development of the hydropower potential in the Northern, Western, Southern and Eastern Africa as well as engineer and construction peculiarities for erection of the small and large dams in different African regions, including taking as the example Sendje HPP which is in the process of construction in the REG. 

In the result of the discussions, the international specialists in the area of hydropower have come to a conclusion that the fast termination of Sendje HPP construction in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea will fully provide the growing demands of the country in electricity and will integrate Equatorial Guinea into the international power grid.