AfrElec - Africa Power Monitor

13 June 2023

Actis and Edra Power Holdings to purchase Beni Suef 4.8-GW power plant for up to $2bn

9 June 2023

Actis, a global sustainable infrastructure investor, and Edra Power Holdings, which is a subsidiary of China General Nuclear Power Corp, have reengaged to purchase Beni Suef power plant for up to $2bn from the Egyptian government.

UAE’s Masdar along with Infinity Power is investing $11bn in 10-GW wind power farm in Sohag, Upper Egypt

7 June 2023

UAE’s renewable energy company Masdar is investing $11bn along with Egypt-based pan-African power company Infinity Power and construction company Hassan Allam Utilities to build a 10- GW giant wind power farm in Sohag in Upper Egypt.

Egypt’s El-Sisi urges Ethiopia to accept ‘compromise’ over $5bn GERD dam

6 June 2023

Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has once again called on Ethiopia to accept a "compromise" in relation to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that the Horn of Africa nation is building near the source of the Nile.

Southern Africa has 'enormous' potential for green hydrogen production, study finds

6 June 2023

The results of the H2Atlas-Africa project, sponsored by the German government, are presented in the form of an interactive atlas, which shows “locations of interest” in Southern African countries.