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What does Digitalisation really do for Hydropower? Questioning in a Pandemic

There is a popular meme going around that neatly captures the tipping point of digital. It asks who is leading your digital transformation. The first two options are CEO and CTO, chief digital officer. Below that, highlighted with a bright red circle, is COVID-19. How would we answer this question at Tractebel? There’s no question that …

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 …