The Sierra Leone parliament has given the go-ahead for the 143-MW Bumbuna II HPP, with lawmakers voting unanimously to ratify the project agreements.
The Mozambique government is to list a 7.5% stake in Hydroelectrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB) on the Mozambique Stock Exchange.
Vinci Energies, a multinational UK-based group, has won a US$31.5 million contract from the Senegalese government to build eight photovoltaic(PV) power plants across eastern and western Senegal....
Cote d’Ivoire announced last week that the gas-fired Azito combined-cycle power plant’s capacity would be increased by 30 MW with the upgrade of two gas turbines.
Moroccan construction engineer company SINTRAM is to build two small-scale hydro projects with 110 MW of total capacity in Guinea.
South Africa’s nuclear regulator has said an installation site licence for a second nuclear power plant in the country could be expected in June 2018, adding to the uncertainty surrounding the...
Zambia's state-run ZESCO and SNEL of Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) have started pre-construction work to develop a 1,000-MW HPP on the Luapula River, which forms their common boundary...
US-backed Platinum Power has pre-qualified seven consortia for the design, construction and commissioning of the 365-MW Makay HPP on the Nyong River in Central Cameroon.
Sweden’s VR Holding wants to move a 600-MW offshore wind development proposed for the coast of Kenya southwards to Tanzanian waters.
Brazilian mining group Vale has awarded Mota-Engil Africa a US$445-million contract to supply mining services to its US$2.068 billion Moatize coal mining project in Mozambique.
Libya last week took a step meant to boost power generation in the eastern part of the country with an agreement with Greece’s Mytilineos to build a new TPP in Tobruk.
Botswana has renewed Tlou Energy’s licence to explore coal bed methane (CBM) resources in five coal concessions in the Mamba Basin in southern Botswana.
Siemens is to modernise 15 converter transformers at Hidroelectrica de Cahora Bassa’s (HCB) Cahora Bassa hydro plant HPP at cost of US$31 million.
State-owned Rwanda Energy Group (REG) power utility has set new energy targets in a bid to meet the requirements of the government’s energy strategy by 2018.
Kenyans are set to pay higher electricity bills because of shilling’s recent fall against the US dollar, as the foreign exchange rate is a major component of monthly bills.