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The AfDB board has approved $84.22mn in loans and grants to electrify nearly 80,000 rural households in southern Rwanda.
Kenya’s Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) is considering proposals to allow private companies to buy electricity from state-owned Kenya Power and then sell it on in what could be a major boost for the country’s minigrid sector.
The World Bank Group's Scaling Solar programme has launched 60 MW of solar capacity in Senegal that will offer one of the lowest power prices in sub-Saharan Africa.
The African Union has launched the Africa Single Electricity Market (AfSEM) in a bid to create an integrated power market and to improve cross-border links across the continent.
Current coal mine expansion productions now stand at 30% of current, putting at risk the move towards net zero
Mozambique has begun construction of the 450-MW Temane gas-to-power plant and accompanying transmission line in a project worth $1bn that is backed by the World Bank and the US government.
AFRELEC: Mozambique begins construction of $1bn power plant and transmission line
The IEA has forecast that global investment in energy will rebound by nearly 10% in 2021 to $1.9 trillion, reversing most of last year’s drop caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Mozambique’s government has marked the beginning of work on a natural gas-to-power (GTP) project designed to expand domestic electricity supplies.
Australia’s Tlou Energy hopes that its Lesedi gas-to-power (GTP) project in Botswana will serve as a springboard for blue and green hydrogen production.
Africa-focused independent power producer Lekela Power has chosen Denmark’s DNV to carry out a feasibility study for an electricity storage project at Senegal's 158.7-MW Taiba N’Diaye wind farm.
Ethiopia began the second filling of the reservoir at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in early May.
The AfDB has agreed to lend $140mn to the Tanzanian government to finance the construction of the 50-MW Malagarasi hydropower plant (HPP) in Western Tanzania.
Africa-focused independent power producer Lekela Power has chosen Denmark’s DNV to carry out a feasibility study for an electricity storage project at Senegal 158.7-MW’s Taiba N’Diaye wind farm.
DNG Energy’s legal bid to prevent Turkey’s Karpowership from winning a $16bn contract to supply 1,220 MW of emergency power has been put back until July.
InfraCo Africa and Electricité de Guinée (EDG) have signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for Guinea’s Khoumagueli Solar IPP project.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has stressed to French President Emmanuel Macron that he is determined to preserve his country’s water rights from the River Nile.
South African black-owned miner Seriti Resources said that it has been cleared by the government and Eskom to acquire the coal assets of South32.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have signed a new partnership to ensure increased participation of the private sector in financing and implementation of sustainable projects.
Kenyan generator KenGen has unveiled plans to raise $1.95bn to extends its renewable generating capacity, with 651 MW of new geothermal top of its spending list.
Kibo Energy has entered into an agreement with South Africa-based Industrial Green Solutions to jointly develop a portfolio of waste-to-energy projects in South Africa.
Simbi Wabote, the executive director of the Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), has said he expects the Nigeria LNG (NLNG) consortium to accelerate work on the Train 7 project within the next few weeks.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) of the UAE has reportedly agreed to ensure that Sudan has an adequate supply of petroleum products.
As Nigerian MPs miss their latest deadline for passage of the PIB, the Buhari administration makes three changes to the bill.