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Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline to begin constitution in 2024, Abuja says

28 November 2023

The $25bn Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP) will begin construction in 2024, Nigeria's energy minister, Ekperikpe Ekpo, has said.

COP28: Western Balkan countries need better strategies to phase out coal, says CAN Europe

28 November 2023

Reliance on outdated and inefficient coal-fired power plants in Bosnia, Kosovo and Serbia complicates the transition to renewable energy.

$20bn Dangote Petroleum Refinery to list on Nigerian Exchange

27 November 2023

Speaking to the Financial Times, Dangote revealed that the refinery would be floated on the NGX as a separate company, in what will be a significant development for the Nigerian bourse.

South Africa goes back to Stage 6 power outages

27 November 2023

South Africa has returned to higher stages of power outages, or load shedding, with the state-owned power utility Eskom implementing stage 6 of rolling blackouts across the country.

Power cut for half a million people and four die as worst storm in 100 years hits Crimea

27 November 2023

Oleg Kryuchkov, an adviser to the peninsula's Russian governor, said 498,000 people in Crimea have been left without electricity due to the extreme weather.

COP28: UAE’s renewables champion Masdar is more bark than bite

25 November 2023

As world leaders gather in the the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Dubai for the COP28 energy summit, its national renewables champion Masdar is showcasing its achievements. The only trouble is that the company is not as big as it claims to be.

Ukraine targeted with 75 Russian drones in biggest attack ever

25 November 2023

Ukraine was struck by an attack of 75 drones on the night of November 24, the biggest single attack ever, but air defences managed to shoot down 71, Kyiv reports.

Romania slashed one fifth of coal use in less than two years

24 November 2023

High prices depressed domestic demand for electricity, allowing Romania to cut the amount of coal burnt in power plants.

Moldova halved natural gas consumption since 2021

24 November 2023

High gas prices after political tensions with Russia resulted in the renegotiation of Moldova’s contract with Gazprom forced Moldovan companies and households to slash consumption.

Gotion InoBat Batteries JV to build gigafactory in Slovakia

24 November 2023

Chinese-Slovak joint venture to build 20 GWh battery plant that will employ 1,500.

CEE Bankwatch slams new wave of Balkan gas projects

23 November 2023

NGO urges development partners to stop funding fossil fuel projects in the region and focus only on renewables.