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Reservoir of the Bumbuna hydroelectric dam

Would you like to meet the President?

The Bumbuna hydroelectric dam delivers more than two thirds of Sierra Leone’s electricity. When phase II is complete with Lahmeyer’s expertise, electricity generation will quadruple. No wonder the country’s President met with Project Manager, Jens Mödinger, and the rest of the Lahmeyer International team. “We will meet the President today”. When our local project coordinator …

The hydroelectric dam of Roseires

Rehabilitating and Uprating the Roseires Hydropower Plant: A Visit to Sudan

The “New Roseires” hydropower plant in Sudan will in the future provide to the country an important expansion in power generation capacity, enough for supplying electricity to thousands of additional homes, as well as public infrastructure (e.g. hospitals). This will significantly increase the quality of living of the Sudanese population. Electrical Engineer Julio Hildebrand is part …

Kathmandu, Nepal

An unexpected journey to Nepal

It’s just another perfectly ordinary Monday at the office in Bad Vilbel. I glance at the clock and am glad that it’s nearly time to go home. But then all of a sudden my boss Mr. Failer is standing at the door. ‘Mr. Höllerhage, have you ever been to Nepal?’ he asks. ‘No… why do …