AfrElec - Africa Power Monitor
Mozambique-Malawi Interconnector contracts awarded to India’s L&T, China’s Sinohydro and Germany’s Gopa Intec
Finland's Solar Water Solutions (SWS) intends to build 10 solar water treatment units in the Guelmim Oued Noun region in southern Morocco, according to a statement by the firm.
Governments around the world still plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than what would be consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5°C, despite increased climate ambitions and net-zero commitments.
G7 countries have the potential to reach net zero in the power generation sector by 2035 and spur decarbonisation in other economies and sectors.
The Botswana government has agreed with Tlou Energy to buy 10 MW of electricity generated from coal-bed methane (CBM).
The Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) has agreed to help Zimbabwe Power Co. (ZPC) cover the cost of building new coal-fired units at the Hwange thermal power plant.
Tanzania Electric Supply Co. Ltd (Tanesco), loses the equivalent of $7mn per month due to inefficiency, power losses, technical and non-technical issues, according to Maharage Chande, the company's new managing director.
Fresh corruption allegations have surfaced in a tug of war to provide South Africa with emergency power, as powership provider Karpowership SA accused its rival bidder, DNG Power, of holding the government ‘hostage’ with baseless claims.
Ghana’s government has pledged support to the state-owned Volta River Authority (VRA) and Bui Power Authority (BPA) to be able to achieve their full potential in renewable energy, according to the Minister for Energy, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh.
Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) executive chairperson Sydney Gata has accused Finance Ministry Secretary George Guvamatanga of refusing to guarantee independent power producers’ deals and unlock their funding.
Kenya’s electricity utility and national airline are set to receive money from the National Treasury in the next financial year to support their recovery.