AfrElec - Africa Power Monitor

16 May 2023

UK renewables firm Savannah Energy to develop up to 200 MW of solar capacity in Niger

12 May 2023

Savannah Energy, a British renewable energy company, has signed a memorandum of agreement with the government of Niger to develop up to 200 MW of solar photovoltaic capacity.

Mauritania plans several hydrogen projects with total 80-GW capacity, minister says

11 May 2023

Mauritania plans to have 80 GW of electrolyser capacity if all of its hydrogen projects come to fruition, the country's Minister of Petroleum, Mines and Energy, Abdessalam Ould Mohamed Saleh, told the Africa Hydrogen Forum in Rotterdam on May 9.

80-MW Rusumo hydropower project 99% complete, will start feeding Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi power

10 May 2023

Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi are due to feed an additional 27 MW of electricity into their respective national grids now that the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project (RRFP) has reached 99% completion.

Zambia's electricity shortage set to ease after it commissions 750-MW hydro-power facility

10 May 2023

Zambia’s state-owned electricity company, ZESCO Limited (ZESCO), has commissioned a 750-MW hydropower plant at Kafue Gorge, in the south of the country, according to an American publication.