Project Spotlight

  • Mozambique — Technical and Financial Assistance Services

    In November 2007, the majority ownership and control of Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB) was transferred from Portugal to Mozambique. The Government of Mozambique took out a commercial loan to purchase the asset and appointed MHI as HCB’s Technical Services Partner. In January 2008, MHI began its contract with HCB and the lenders, providing technical assistance and monitoring services.  Due to HCB’s effective operation and management of the facility, the origina...

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  • Saudi Arabia — System Improvement Project

    In January 2010, MHI started a 3-year contract with the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. SEC is the sole provider of electricity with an annual growth rate of about 8 to 10 per cent each year. The annual peak load is over 60,000 MW or about 12 times that of Manitoba Hydro.  MHI’s initial contract was for operational performance improvements with SEC and focused on the operation of the transmission portion of the power system. The successes in operati...

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  • DRC — Management and Technical Advisory Services to SNEL

    In March 2015, MHI started its Technical and Management Advisory Services project with Société Nationale d’Électricité (SNEL) and Comité de Pilotage de la Reforme des Entreprises du Portefeuille de l'État (COPIREP). The World Bank extended its financing and MHI’s services in DRC to implement the emergency recovery plan for SNEL. MHI and SNEL have formed an effective partnership, with both parties working together to recover the ut...

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