AfrElec - Africa Power Monitor

30 July 2021

Russia denies any delay in Egypt’s El-Dabaa nuclear project

29 July 2021

Local media in Egypt have reported that the El-Dabaa nuclear power plant (NPP), which is being built by Russia, has been delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

KenGen aims to build 682 MW of geothermal in four years

29 July 2021

Kenyan state generator KenGen aims to install 682 MW of new geothermal capacity over the next four years in a bid to meet rising demand and achieve a new source of cheap electricity.

IRENA points to resilient and sustainable potential of offshore wind

29 July 2021

Offshore wind has the potential to accelerate the energy transition and allow G20 countries to build a resilient and sustainable energy system.

Oyster Bay wind farm begins operation in South Africa

28 July 2021

Enel Green Power RSA’s 140-MW Oyster Bay wind farm, in South Africa’s Kouga municipality in the Eastern Cape, has begun commercial operation.

Eni, Kenyan Ministry of Petroleum and Mining sign MoU on biofuel processing capacity

28 July 2021

Italy’s Eni is moving forward with plans for the development of biofuel processing capacity in Kenya.

AfrElec: Nigeria’s PowerGen secures $9mn project financing for mini-grid project

28 July 2021

Nigerian power developer PowerGen has secured project financing to build 28 distributed renewable energy (DRE) systems using solar PV and battery technology in rural areas.