Gilgel Gibe III Hydroelectric Plant, Ethiopia
An ambitious project for Africa's largest power plant, designed by Studio Pietrangeli. Some of the technologies are here presented that were used in the construction of the Gibe III dam for the protection and waterproofing of surfaces and joints.PDF
A pioneering approach
Studio Pietrangeli has used innovative design solution in many of the dams and hydropower projects it has worked on over the years. Report by Giorgio Pietrangeli, Antonio Pietrangeli and Giuseppe Pittalis.LINK
Pontecosi dam, Italy, to be refurbished
Studio Pietrangeli has been appointed by Enel Green Power to carry out the engineering for the rehabilitation of the Pontecosi dam, in Italy’s central region of Tuscany. The assignment includes both the detailed assessment of the conditions of the concrete gravity dam, and the design of the rehabilitation works required to meet modern safety standards.
Prequalification applications invited for contractors for Rivière des Anguilles dam in Mauritius
In 2018 the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities contracted Studio Pietrangeli to provide engineering services for the Rivière des Anguilles dam project.
Today the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities of the Republic of Mauritius is inviting prequalification applications from international contractors by the 25th of November for the construction of the Rivière des Anguilles dam.
Tanzania: is next the tender for high voltage lines based on Studio Pietrangeli Project
Tanzania is preparing a tender for the construction of 2,550 km of high-voltage lines and 51 substations to serve rural areas. The feasibility studies and detailed design, funded by the EU, were carried out by Studio Pietrangeli taking into account existing electricity grid and future forecast planned in 2040. Studio Pietrangeli has also prepared the tender documents with which the race for the construction will be launched.LINK
Tanzania: newspaper The Citizen about SP project for rural electrification
On the 25th of September 2020, the Tanzanian newspaper The Citizen published an article about the Studio Pietrangeli project "Feasibility Study for Sub Transmission High Voltage Lines & Distribution of Substations for Rural Electrification in Tanzania", in progress at the date.LINK
Tanzanian TBC Channel: The Sub Transmission Hv Lines for The Rural Electrification Project
The Tanzanian TV channel TBC has published, in the week of 7-11 September 2020, a video clip showing the main objectives of the project "Feasibility Study for Sub Transmission High Voltage Lines & Distribution of Substations for Rural Electrification in Tanzania", led by Studio Pietrangeli and funded by the European Union.LINK
Italian company scoops Eswatini tender
Studio Pietrangeli has won a multimillion tender by the Eswatini Water and Agricultural Development Enterprise (ESWADE).PDF
Tanzania: Kikonge dam contract for Studio Pietrangeli
Italy’s Studio Pietrangeli has been awarded a €1.6m ($1.8m) contract to produce a feasibility study and design outline for the Kikonge multipurpose dam, hydropower and irrigation scheme. The contract has been a long time coming, with expressions of interest published in November 2016 and proposals fully opened by May 2018.PDF LINK
Studio Pietrangeli signed a contract for the design review and contract supervision of a water supply dam with the Ministry of Energy of Mauritius.
Hydropower & Dams
Seychelles to boost water supply by raising the height of La Gogue dam
Studio Pietrangeli of Italy has been contracted by the Seychelles’ Public Utilities Corporation (PUC) to monitor the civil works.PDF
Koysha, Gibe III and GERD, entirely designed by Studio Pietrangeli, among the key projects under development across Africa.PDF
Il Venerdì di Repubblica
The new locomotive of Africa
The GERdp projects Ethiopia toward an impetious growth.
Gibe III and Grand Ethiopian Renassance among the five largest hydropower plants under construction in Africa.