On 21 and 23 September 2020, HYPOSO project partner Studio Frosio organized two online workshops to select the best potential hydropower sites that shall be investigated within the project in Cameroon and Uganda.
At the first workshop for Cameroon, on 21 Septenmber 2020, local HYPOSO project partner Solarhydrowatt managed to welcome stakeholders from the utility ENEO Cameroon, the Electricity Sector Regulatory Agency (ARSEL - Agence de Régulation du Secteur de l'Electricité), the Ministry of Energy and Water (MINEE - Mnistère de l'Eau et de l'Energie du Cameroun), and the Electricity Development Corporation (EDC).
The second workshop, on 23 September 2020, was dedicated to the site selection in Uganda. HYPOSO project partner HPAU gathered representatives from eleven different stakeholders, including the Rural Electrification Agency, Rwenzori Power Ltd., PROESS Consulting Engineers, Kibaale HPP, Electrige Engineering Ltd and Uganda Development Bank (UDB).
At both workshops, Beatrice Baratti from Studio Frosio presented the pre-selection of 10 potential hydropower sites in Cameroon and Uganda, out of which 3 sites each are selected to carry out business case studies and make the sites ready for explorance. The discussions were very professional and interesting and support the achievement of the HYPOSO objectives.
The HYPOSO consortium thanks the participating stakeholders and the local partners.