AfrElec - Africa Power Monitor

23 May 2023

Filatex, Hyvity plan to increase Madagascar generation capacity by 50%.

18 May 2023

Madagascar’s largest employer Filatex Group and France’s Hyvity are launching the ENHY joint venture to install 100 MW of capacity by 2028 and 300 MW within a decade, the companies said in a statement on May 18.

NERC initiates licence cancellation process for KAEDCO over $111mn debt

17 May 2023

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has initiated the process of cancelling the license of the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Co. (KAEDCO) due to an outstanding debt of NGN51bn ($111mn), ICIR has revealed.

Zanzibar set for a 180-MW Solar PV project as it eyes first electricity generation

17 May 2023

Zanzibar’s first electricity generation will come from renewable sources following the signing of a contract for the generation of a 180-MW Solar PV project under a power purchase agreement between GCL and ZECO.

Nigeria announces completion of $1.3bn hydroelectric power project

16 May 2023

The $1.3bn Zungeru hydroelectric power project in Nigeria’s Niger State has been completed and is ready to be inaugurated, according to the Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu.