AfrElec - Africa Power Monitor

5 September 2023

South Africa, China sign power deals

1 September 2023

South Africa signed a collection of deals with China on August 23 aiming to restore its struggling power sector with the hopes of easing a severe energy crisis that has been affecting the economy for years.

ExxonMobil says world will fail to meet Paris goal in 2050

30 August 2023

Oil supermajor ExxonMobil says that the world will fail to meet the Paris Agreement goal to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius by 2050.

Google to sell digital maps to solar companies

30 August 2023

Web and mapping giant Google expects to earn $100mn in the first year of selling maps to solar companies, according to several news outlets.

Unpaid dues to struggling South African utility Eskom rise, minister warns

30 August 2023

South African municipalities owe the country’s state power utility Eskom more than ZAR63.2bn ($3.33bn), with the figure still rising. The unpaid dues are currently risking even longer power cuts around the country.

Egypt-Ethiopia GERD dam talks yielded no significant progress, Egypt’s water ministry says

29 August 2023

The Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation issued a communiqué on August 28, stating that the two days of formal talks in Cairo involving Egyptian, Ethiopian and Sudanese officials failed to yield a substantial shift in Ethiopia's stance