AfrElec - Africa Power Monitor

18 July 2023

Ghana must ensure transparency in lithium exploration, advocate says

17 July 2023

Australia-based exploration and project development company Moab Minerals and mining group Atlantic Lithium are currently in the West African country to explore the precious metal in the Central Region.

XLCC establishes subsea cable plant in Scotland to accelerate Morocco-UK Xlinks project

17 July 2023

XLCC will establish a subsea cable factory in Scotland’s Hunterston after it won approval from the North Ayrshire Council Planning Committee; a move that will accelerate the ambitious Morocco-UK Xlinks subsea cable project.

Kenya private power sale agreements to remain in dollars

17 July 2023

The proposal for Kenya shillings was seen as a solution to reducing the cost of electricity to consumers by sheltering them against shilling depreciation. But the IPPs say that proposal is not feasible, as their borrowing is in dollars.

French Development Agency approves €80mn loan to support Morocco’s clean energy plan

13 July 2023

The French Development Agency (AFD) has agreed to lend Morocco €80mn to support and accelerate the country’s green transition plan and strengthen institutional capacities in a number of areas.