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EIT InnoEnergy supports Nabrawind supply towers to Innovent for Namibian windfarm
05-06-2020 | 07:50:00
Namibia has closed an order for the supply of four towers in a wind farm located in Namibia and developed by the renewables Franco/Namibian company InnoSun Energy.
Mehdi Bouguetaia joins Neptune Energy as MD for Algeria
04-06-2020 | 14:05:00
Neptune Energy, an oil and gas exploration firm announced Mehdi Bouguetaia will be joining the company to take on the role of Algeria Managing Director, based in Algiers.
Renewvia, All On partner to electrify Nigerian rural communities
04-06-2020 | 08:25:00
Renewvia Energy and All On announced a partnership to electrify rural communities unserved by conventional utilities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.
Taelo Mojapelo appointed new CEO, BP Southern Africa
03-06-2020 | 14:53:00
Taelo Mojapelo has been appointed the new CEO for BP Southern Africa, succeeding Priscillah Mabelane who was notably the first woman in South Africa’s oil history to head up a multinational company.
Svitzer strengthens operations in Africa with new contract wins
03-06-2020 | 14:32:51
Recently, Svitzer took an important step towards strengthening its presence in Africa by signing a five-year contract with Nacala Logistics in Mozambique for harbour towage, occasional pilot transfer and potential salvage work in the port of Nacala.
Rand Merchant Bank confirms $15bn funding for LNG project in Mozambique
01-06-2020 | 07:21:00
The Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) confirmed that a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique is expected to receive $15 billion (R267bn) of financing commitments at a signing scheduled for June 2020.
AFD provides €70m to improve water and sanitation in Morogoro, Tanzania
29-05-2020 | 10:24:00
The Government of Tanzania and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed a financing agreement for a 70M€ concessional loan aiming at improving water supply and sanitation services for the residents of Morogoro Municipality.
[South Africa] Sasol announces its not divesting its fuel retail business
29-05-2020 | 09:10:54
Sasol, an international integrated chemicals and energy company announced that it is not divesting its downstream fuel retail business as part of its ongoing asset disposal process.
Covid-19 causes biggest fall in global energy investment in history, report
28-05-2020 | 12:06:00
The Covid-19 pandemic has set in motion the largest drop in global energy investment in history, with spending expected to plunge in every major sector this year from fossil fuels to renewables and efficiency, the IEA said in a new report.
COVID-19 intensifies urgency to expand sustainable energy solutions worldwide, report
28-05-2020 | 07:12:00
Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy by 2030 unless efforts are scaled up significantly, reveals new report.
Fugro detours for Ifremer's Mayotte underwater volcano survey in Africa
27-05-2020 | 10:45:04
A Fugro vessel heading from the Netherlands to South Africa has made a 10-day detour to support Ifremer, the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea, in monitoring a giant active underwater volcano off the east coast of Africa.
Josef Parzhuber joins Gates as President, EMEA region
27-05-2020 | 09:20:00
Gates Corporation, a leading global provider of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions, announced that Josef Parzhuber has joined the organization as president, EMEA.
REPP increases investment to build mini-grids in Rwanda
27-05-2020 | 07:44:00
The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) has topped up Rwanda's existing convertible loan to mini-grid developer ARC Power by £300,000, bringing the total commitment to £900,000.
[Zambia] ZESCO, Power China sign $548 million solar power plant contracts
27-05-2020 | 06:14:00
ZESCO and Power China have signed three contracts worth $548 million to develop 600MW (AC) grid connected Solar PV Power Plants to be located in Chibombo, Chirundu, and Siavonga Districts.
MCA-L supports LERC’s development of electricity tariff regulations in Liberia
27-05-2020 | 05:55:00
The Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission with the Millennium Challenge Account Liberia has begun a Cost of Service Study to gather information on the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity within Liberia.
AUDA-NEPAD, CSIR partnership to accelerate Africa’s transformation agenda
26-05-2020 | 09:05:00
The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are strengthening their partnership through formalised technical cooperation to accelerate technology development in Africa.
PGS releases GeoStreamer 3D for Côte d’Ivoire
26-05-2020 | 07:03:00
Marine geophysical firm PGS released a new 900 sq. km multi-azimuth GeoStreamer 3D seismic survey, providing increased resolution and sharper imaging of prolific Upper Cretaceous plays in Côte d'Ivoire block CI-706.
Madagascar gets €4 million from African Development Fund for Sahofika hydropower project
25-05-2020 | 07:01:00
The African Development Fund has approved a 4.02 million euro loan with a grant component to finance the Government of Madagascar’s 30 million euro equity investment in the Sahofika hydropower project.
Karim Alaa appointed BP Senior Vice President, North Africa
22-05-2020 | 12:04:00
BP announced the appointment of Karim Alaa as the incoming Senior Vice President for North Africa, effective 1 July 2020, following the retirement of Hesham Mekawi.
Equatorial Guinea signs first mining contracts
21-05-2020 | 10:40:22
Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons signed its first mining contracts with three international companies for the exploration of mineral resources in the Rio Muni region.
True Tesla Technologies Mauritius partners with CEB for world’s first cascading hydro power plant pilot project
21-05-2020 | 06:54:22
True Tesla Technologies in Mauritius has entered into a connection agreement with CEB, for the installation of an innovative Tesla Cascading Hydro Power Plant.
Hexicon, Genesis Eco-Energy join forces for South African offshore wind market exploration
20-05-2020 | 09:51:00
Swedish floating windfarm developer Hexicon AB announced it has agreed to join forces with the leading South African wind developer Genesis Eco-Energy Developments in order to explore the development of offshore wind.
Kibo Energy acquires additional land contiguous to Benga Power Plant Project in Mozambique
20-05-2020 | 09:37:00
Kibo Energy announced that it has successfully acquired additional land contiguous to the Benga Power Plant Project in the Tete province of Mozambique, increasing the total project area with an additional 345 hectares.
TDI-Brooks completes multibeam phase for TGS offshore Nigeria
19-05-2020 | 06:47:26
TDI-Brooks International has under contracts to TGS, completed the offshore multibeam phase offshore the Niger Delta.
Sasol invites bidders for supply of renewable energy to its South African operations
19-05-2020 | 06:15:43
Sasol is inviting bidders to participate in a Request for Information (RFI) process for the supply of renewable energy to its South African operations.
Qatar Petroleum enters agreement for two exploration blocks in Côte d'Ivoire
18-05-2020 | 13:55:00
Qatar Petroleum entered into a farm-in agreement with Total to acquire a 45% participating interest in blocks CI-705 and CI-706, located in the Ivorian-Tano basin, offshore the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire.
Total discontinues acquisition of Occidental Petroleum’s assets in Ghana
18-05-2020 | 13:46:00
Total has discontinued the acquisition of Occidental Petroleum’s Anadarko assets in Ghana.
World Bank support The Gambia advance reforms in the electricity, telecom sectors
18-05-2020 | 07:03:00
The World Bank approved a $30 million development policy grant to support The Gambia’s efforts to improve debt and public investment management, improve financial viability and service delivery in the energy and telecom sectors.
Saipem-led Joint Venture awarded Nigeria's LNG Train 7 contract
15-05-2020 | 15:08:00
Saipem, in joint venture with Daewoo E&C Co. and Chiyoda Corporation (SCD JV), has been awarded by Nigeria LNG Limited the contracts for the Engineering, Procurement & Construction of the Nigeria LNG Train 7 Project.
PetroNor, Senegal suspends arbitration on two offshore licenses
14-05-2020 | 09:03:00
PetroNor announces that the Company has reached a mutual agreement with the Government of Senegal to suspend the Arbitration related to the Rufisque Offshore Profond and Senegal Offshore Sud Profond licence.
Hexicon, Genesis Eco-Energy Developments join forces for South African offshore wind market exploration
14-05-2020 | 07:07:00
Swedish floating windfarm developer Hexicon AB announced it has agreed to join forces with the leading South African wind developer Genesis Eco-Energy Developments in order to explore the development of offshore wind.
[Nigeria] Ikeja Electric bags latest ISO certifications, records industry’s first
13-05-2020 | 12:10:00
Nigeria’s Ikeja Electric has added to its scorecard by becoming the first and only company in the sector to earn the latest ISO accreditation.
[South Africa] Eskom intensifies efforts to distribute free basic electricity to indigent households
13-05-2020 | 09:15:00
In order to help alleviate the impact of the COVID-19 national lockdown on indigent households, Eskom has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the longstanding Free Basic Electricity programme.
BW announces high production ambitions in Gabon
13-05-2020 | 07:19:00
BW Energy announced that it had managed to keep part of its operations on the Dussafu Marin block in Gabon, with four wells producing crude oil to the floating production, storage and unloading unit BW Adolo at a rate of around 17,500 barrels.
Rosgeo signs first contracts for start of work in Equatorial Guinea
13-05-2020 | 06:38:00
Subsidiaries of JSC Rosgeo, JSC Zarubezhgeologiya and JSC Yuzhmorgeologiya, signed contracts with the Ministry of Mining and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea for the first stage of work on seismic studies in Equatorial Guinea.
Mineral production to soar as demand for clean energy increases, World Bank
11-05-2020 | 15:32:00
A new World Bank Group report finds that the production of minerals, such as graphite, lithium and cobalt, could increase by nearly 500% by 2050, to meet the growing demand for clean energy technologies.
AfDB welcomes $10 million Clean Technology Fund investment to diversify Ethiopia’s energy mix
11-05-2020 | 07:07:00
AfDB has welcomed a decision by CTF to extend a $10 million concessional senior loan for development of the 50 MW Tulu Moyo Geothermal Power Plant project in Ethiopia.
MIGA insures Actis Energy investment in South Africa’s renewable energy sector
11-05-2020 | 06:49:00
MIGA has issued guarantees in support of the construction, ownership and operation of two solar photovoltaic power plants in South Africa’s Northern Cape, and two wind power plants in the Eastern and Western Capes.
AfDB welcomes $10m Clean Technology Fund investment to diversify Ethiopia’s energy mix
08-05-2020 | 13:44:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has welcomed a decision by the Trust Fund Committee of the Clean Technology Fund to extend a $10 million concessional senior loan the 50 MW Tulu Moyo Geothermal Power Plant project in Ethiopia.
African Energy Chamber commits to equal pay and opportunities for women in energy
08-05-2020 | 05:33:00
The African Energy Chamber has become a signatory to the Equal by 30 Campaign which calls for equal pay, equal leadership and equal opportunities for women in the clean energy sector by 2030.
CSV Bourbon Oceanteam 101 completes Angola assignment
07-05-2020 | 14:16:00
Oceanteam announced the completion of Bourbon Oceanteam 101 charter agreement in Angola.
Neptune completes seismic survey offshore Egypt
07-05-2020 | 13:45:00
Neptune Energy announced the successful completion of an ocean bottom nodes (OBN) multiclient survey in the North West El Amal block, offshore Egypt, delivering promising results for further analysis.
[Zambia] World Bank debars Liaoning-EFACEC Electrical Equipment Company for 20 months
07-05-2020 | 05:51:00
The World Bank announced 20-month debarment of China-based Liaoning-EFACEC Electrical Equipment Company in connection with fraudulent practices as part of the Lusaka Transmission and Distribution Rehabilitation Project in Zambia.
World Bank, CCAF report enlightens on off-grid solar electricity financing options to accelerate universal access
06-05-2020 | 10:15:00
The World Bank and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) have published a joint report that examines a wide range of financing solutions for delivering Off Grid Solar electricity to people still living without access to reliable power.
AIIF2 complete exit of wind project and 34 per cent stake in 75MW solar project
06-05-2020 | 05:07:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) announces the successful divestment of AIIF2’s 14% stake in Cookhouse, a 139MW wind farm, and 34% stake in REISA, a 75MW solar PV facility.
World Bank provides supplemental financing for Third Rwanda Energy Development Policy Operation
05-05-2020 | 07:43:00
The World Bank approved a $100 million International Development Association (IDA) supplemental financing for the Third Rwanda Energy Sector Development Policy Operation (DPO).
Hesham Mekawi to retire as BP North Africa Regional President
01-05-2020 | 14:44:00
BP, a multinational oil and gas company announced that Hesham Mekawi, Regional President, North Africa, has decided to retire.
African Development Bank debars Sinotec for 36 months for fraudulent practices in East Africa
01-05-2020 | 07:04:00
The African Development Bank Group announced the debarment of Sinotec Company Limited, an energy solutions company registered in China, for fraudulent practices in East Africa.
[South Africa] Sasol to implement additional cash conservation measures amid continued market volatility
30-04-2020 | 14:17:01
Sasol announced that it was implementing additional cash conservation measures to provide a further buffer against short term volatility due to the continued negative impact of COVID-19 on market demand.
Linking agriculture, rural electrification in Ethiopia could unlock $4 billion for national economy, RMI
29-04-2020 | 12:02:00
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) launched a new report that shows how electricity can unlock billions of dollars in new value across six agricultural processing or small business opportunities in some of Ethiopia’s most important crops.
OLA Energy launches O’ptimium fuels across Kenya
28-04-2020 | 11:49:00
OLA Energy has launched a new fuel formulation as part of its growth and rebrand strategy and the new fuel is available across the entire network of over 84 service stations in Kenya.
SDX reports successful flow rate test at Sobhi discovery well, Egypt
28-04-2020 | 10:45:00
SDX Energy announced the successful flow rate test at Sobhi discovery well in the South Disouq Exploration Permit onshore Nile Delta, Egypt.
1.5 million South African workers set to return to work in May
28-04-2020 | 07:22:00
About 1.5 million more South Africans will from 1 May return to work as government begins to lift a fraction of COVID-19 lockdown regulations.
Most commodity prices to drop in 2020 as COVID-19 depresses demand, disrupts supply, World Bank
27-04-2020 | 07:19:00
The global economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic has driven most commodity prices down and is expected to result in substantially lower prices over 2020, the World Bank said in its April Commodity Markets Outlook.
Total acquires Tullow's entire interests in Uganda Lake Albert project
24-04-2020 | 12:56:56
Total and Tullow have entered into an Agreement, through which Total shall acquire Tullow’s entire interests in Uganda Lake Albert development project including the East African Crude Oil Pipeline.
MIGA reaffirms long-term commitment to energy sector in Côte d’Ivoire
24-04-2020 | 12:19:00
Building on nearly two decades of World Bank Group support for Côte d’Ivoire’s energy sector, MIGA has issued guarantees for the Phase 4 expansion of the Azito combined cycle gas-power plant.
[Ghana] Yinson completes $800M refinancing deal for FPSO John Agyekum Kufuor
24-04-2020 | 09:46:00
Yinson announced it has completed an $800 million refinancing deal for the John Agyekum Kufuor FPSO, which was successfully drawn down on 14 April.
Zenith Energy successfully renegotiates acquisition of Tilapia oilfield, Congo
24-04-2020 | 09:05:00
Zenith Energy announced it has successfully renegotiated the terms for the acquisition from Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG) of its fully owned subsidiary in the Republic of the Congo.
Should Africa consider the nuclear energy route?
23-04-2020 | 15:15:00
Despite its advancements over the years particularly in the oil, gas and power industries, it is no secret that Africa is still plagued with the very real issue of inefficient energy supply.
[Column] Verner Ayukegba: Africa’s energy transition must be African at heart and in practice
22-04-2020 | 17:59:00
Africa is at an energy cross-road. On one hand, the most talented, better educated, most entrepreneurial and competitive generation the continent has ever had is rising.
Tshifhiwa Bernard appointed Head of Independent Power Producers Office, South Africa
22-04-2020 | 12:43:00
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) announced the appointment of Mr. Tshifhiwa Bernard Magoro as the new Head of the Independent Power Producers Office (IPPO), effective 01 May 2020.
Togo, Niger, Benin owe Nigeria N30bn in electricity, NERC
22-04-2020 | 11:24:00
The Republics of Togo, Niger and Benin owe Nigeria a total of N29.97bn for the electricity supplied to them from January to September last year, according to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
[South Africa] Exxaro Resources buys out Tata Power’s shares in Cennergi joint venture
22-04-2020 | 09:33:00
Khopoli Investments, a 100% subsidiary of Tata Power completed the sale of the Company’s entire stake in Cennergi, a South African joint venture to Exxaro Resources, for an amount of ZAR 1.550 million.
SACETA, AOP partnership opens doors to new Chinese investment in Africa
22-04-2020 | 07:08:00
The South Africa-China Economic and Trade Association (SACETA) and Africa Oil & Power (AOP) have entered a new partnership that will introduce Chinese technology, finance and know-how to a range of African projects.
OPEC Fund approves more than $390m for operations in developing countries
21-04-2020 | 14:23:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development has approved more than US$390 million of new funding to support operations in developing countries across the globe.
EAIF, Finnfund finance 15 MW Kaptis hydro-electric power project in Kenya
21-04-2020 | 10:10:00
EAIF has been appointed joint mandated lead arranger (JMDA) of the US$30 million debt finance package being raised by Tembo Power to build the Kaptis hydro-electric power plant in Western Kenya.
SDX Energy discovers oil Egypt
17-04-2020 | 12:05:14
SDX Energy announced the discovery of gas at its SD-12X well in the South Disouq Concession, Egypt.
African Union, IRENA to advance renewables in response to COVID-19
17-04-2020 | 10:37:00
The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have agreed to work closely to advance renewable energy across the continent to bolster Africa’s response to Covid-19.
AfDB’s SEFA grants $760,000 to develop small-scale renewable energy projects across Sub Saharan Africa
16-04-2020 | 14:25:00
The AfDB managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), has approved a $760,000 grant to Empower New Energy AS (EmNEW), to develop at least eight small renewable energy projects across Sub Saharan Africa.
Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa grants $760,000 to develop small-scale renewable energy projects across Sub Saharan Africa
16-04-2020 | 07:25:18
Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), has approved a $760,000 grant to Empower New Energy AS (EmNEW), to develop at least eight small renewable energy projects.
REDAVIA targets Kenya and Ghana businesses with free solar programme
15-04-2020 | 15:18:25
REDAVIA has created a new concessionary solar power program, the COVID-19 Resilience Lease, in order to stand by Ghanaian and Kenyan businesses.
GP Global acquires lubricants assets of Nigeria’s Grand Petroleum
15-04-2020 | 11:40:00
GP Global, a global energy-to-agriculture conglomerate, says it has made a strategic acquisition of the lubricants assets of Grand Petroleum, Nigeria's lubricants player.
COVID-19 affirms urgency for trade facilitation reforms in Angola, UNCTAD
10-04-2020 | 07:18:00
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic’s blow to global oil prices has re-emphasized the need for Angola to wean its economy off volatile fuel exports.
ROSATOM inks long-term contract for supply of nuclear fuel components to ETRR-2 reactor in Egypt
09-04-2020 | 10:10:00
Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant, an enterprise of ROSATOM’s TVEL Fuel and the Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority have signed 10-years term contract for supply of low-enriched nuclear fuel components.
African Development Bank offers technical assistance for development of mini green energy grids in Guinea
09-04-2020 | 07:35:00
The African Development Bank, through its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa approved a grant of 830,000 US dollars to support the Guinean Agency for Rural Electrification in the establishment green mini-grid projects.
Energy Recovery wins $8.3 million of Egyptian water projects
08-04-2020 | 14:39:00
Energy Recovery announced awards of USD $8.3M to supply its PX and related equipment and services to multiple desalination projects in Egypt.
Angola, Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana and Nigeria among the most hard hit amid Covid-19 and oil price plunge, African Energy Chamber
07-04-2020 | 10:07:11
African oil-producing and reliant countries have been among the most hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and declining oil price.
Renewvia launches Renewvia Energy Africa, seeks to raise $350 million
03-04-2020 | 07:17:00
US firm Renewvia launched Renewvia Energy Africa Holding and seeks to raise $350 million in five years.
EXIM approves $91.5 million in U.S. export financing for renewable energy rural electrification project in Senegal
02-04-2020 | 08:39:00
The EXIM approved approximately $91.5 million in loan guarantee financing that supports U.S. exports of design engineering and construction services to the Republic of Senegal.
The investment case for energy transition in Africa
02-04-2020 | 07:57:04
Falling technology costs have made renewable energy a cost-effective way to generate power in countries all over the world, which would drive further development and improved economy.
MIGA, Scatec Solar partner to insures six additional solar power plants in Egypt
01-04-2020 | 14:28:00
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) has issued guarantees to support the operation and maintenance of six additional solar power plants at the Benban Solar Park in the Aswan Governorate in Upper Egypt.
Vaalco completes drilling program offshore Gabon
26-03-2020 | 10:37:00
Vaalco Energy has announced the completion of its 2019/2020 drilling program in the Etame Marin permit located offshore Gabon.
African Development Bank renews risk participation agreement for trade finance with Sumitomo subsidiary
20-03-2020 | 08:31:57
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a $200 million Trade Finance Risk participation agreement (RPA) between Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe (SMBCE) and the African Development Bank.
African Development Bank supports Seychelles Blue Economy with $800,000 FAPA grant
20-03-2020 | 06:19:00
The African Development Bank has signed an $800,000 grant agreement with the government of Seychelles to support micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in its Blue Economy sector.
Ethiopia sustains reforms to spur growth, boost investment climate and finance sector
20-03-2020 | 05:48:00
The World Bank approved $500 million from the International Development Association (IDA) in continued support of the Government of Ethiopia’s Homegrown Reform Agenda.
NIPOST, Ukpa Hansa partner to provide power solutions in Nigeria
19-03-2020 | 10:54:00
The Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) has joined forces with Dubai based Ukpa Hansa Energy to disseminate solar systems in the rural areas of Nigeria.
World Bank to support inclusive growth in Liberia
19-03-2020 | 07:00:00
The World Bank approved a $40 million International Development Association (IDA) project for Liberia to support a series of pro-poor reforms.
BW adjusts development program on Dussafu Marin license in Gabon
18-03-2020 | 13:32:00
BW Energy has announced adjustments to the development program on the operated Dussafu Marin license in Gabon in response to the spread of the coronavirus.
AfDB to provide underserved communities in Nigeria with sustainable energy solutions
18-03-2020 | 05:58:56
The AfDB and the Government of Nigeria have launched the National Electrification Project (NEP), to address critical energy access deficits by channeling private sector investments into mini grid and off-grid solutions.
USTDA supports coalbed methane-fueled power plant in Botswana
17-03-2020 | 09:24:09
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a grant to Kalahari Energy Botswana for a feasibility study of a power plant that will generate up to 100 megawatts of electricity using indigenous coalbed methane.
African Development Bank, partners commit $160m to first close of Facility for Energy Inclusion
16-03-2020 | 14:13:00
The African Development Bank, the European Commission, KfW, the Clean Technology Fund, Norfund, and other investors have committed nearly $160 million to the first close of the Facility for Energy Inclusion.
OPEC Fund, partners support access to energy in Côte d’Ivoire
13-03-2020 | 13:06:00
The OPEC Fund for International Development is participating in a €303 million financing package for a new gas fired power project in Côte d’Ivoire.
AfDB relaunches Dompleu aquaculture project in Côte d'Ivoire
13-03-2020 | 11:52:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is relaunching the Dompleu aquaculture project in the west of Côte d'Ivoire, which it financed in 2000 before it was interrupted by the political and military crisis.
Oikocredit invests 1 million in African Clean Energy to support clean cooking, rural electricity access
13-03-2020 | 06:12:00
Social impact investor Oikocredit has made a € 1 million convertible loan to African Clean Energy, a Certified B Corporation and social enterprise, to support the expansion of business operations in Uganda.
Boreal Light to launch largest solar water desalination project in East Africa
12-03-2020 | 14:18:28
GreenTec Capital announces the launch of Boreal Light's largest decentralized solar water desalination project in Eastern Africa in partnership with WaterKiosk LTD, Atmosfair GmbH and the Bilal Sustainable Development Project.
African Development Bank launches project to tackle electricity metering challenges in Cameroon
12-03-2020 | 13:26:22
The African Development Bank and the multi-donor Fund for African Private Sector Assistance have joined the government of Cameroon to launch an initiative to bolster the deployment of electricity metering services in the country.
Mozambique smallholder farmers embrace solar energy
12-03-2020 | 08:30:00
A project implemented by UNIDO is helping smallholder farmers to use renewable energy to increase their harvests and ensure their resilience in the face of climate change.
BW announces first oil production from DTM-4H Gamba well offshore Gabon
12-03-2020 | 07:01:00
BW Energy has announced the first oil production from the DTM-4H Gamba well drilled as part of Tortue Phase 2 development project (Phase 2) in the Dussafu Marin Permit offshore Gabon.
EBID signs $21 million loan agreement for solar energy electrification in Benin
10-03-2020 | 13:44:00
EBID signed a US$21.1m loan agreement in Cotonou, with the Government of the Republic of Benin, to participate in financing the electrification of 750 rural community infrastructures in the country, using solar photovoltaic systems.
[Kenya] Geothermal Development Company installs steam cereals dryer
10-03-2020 | 10:09:00
Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has installed a semi-commercial cereals dryer at the Menengai Geothermal with a capacity to dry 20 tonnes of cereals per day.