AfrElec - Africa Power Monitor
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged to mobilise up to $6.5bn in funding for the Sahel region's Great Green Wall Initiative.
Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy have unveiled plans to work together to develop a new green hydrogen production technology using offshore wind turbines.
Despite the rapid recovery in its oil production, Libya is still working to ensure fuel deliveries to GECOL's power plants.
Senegal’s Oil Minister Sophie Gladima revealed last week that investors in the Grand Tortue/Ahmeyim (GTA) project had pushed the start date for natural gas production back to 2023.
Enel Green Power has farmed in a subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority into its 800-MW renewables pipeline in South Africa and Zambia.
Eskom has closed Unit One at its 1,800-MW Koeberg nuclear power plant after leaks were found in one of the steam generators.
Siemens Gamesa has signed its first wind power project in Ethiopia with state-owned utility Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP).
The Nigerian government is confident that the World Bank-backed $1.6bn investment in the country’s transmission work will begin to be felt this year, with up to 7,000MW available through the grid.
Regional unrest could derail the GERD project unless all governments involved remain committed to the success of the latest round of talks