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IFC, Averda ink deal to support waste management in the Middle East and Africa
27-05-2022 | 08:39:00
A landmark new agreement between IFC and Averda International, one of the largest privately owned integrated waste management companies in the Middle East and Africa, is helping to bring innovative waste solutions to emerging markets in the two regions.
BAD, MASEN et RES4africa vont co-organiser un programme de formation pour les pays du Sahel
26-05-2022 | 09:58:00
La Banque africaine de développement, MASEN et RES4Africa ont convenu d'unir leurs forces dans le cadre d'un programme de formation dédié à l'énergie solaire en 2022, afin de favoriser l'adoption de l'énergie solaire dans cinq pays du Sahel.
Afreximbank signs MoU with APPO to establish an African Energy Transition Bank
22-05-2022 | 19:30:40
Afreximbank has signed an Agreement with the African Petroleum Producers Organization according to which both parties will collaborate on the establishment of an African Energy Transition Bank in support of an Africa-led energy transition strategy.
Transnational Africa Green Hydrogen alliance launched
20-05-2022 | 09:43:01
Six African countries have joined forces to launch the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance to collectively scale-up investment and development across the continent’s burgeoning green hydrogen landscape.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Clean energy gets funding amid inflation and trade deficits
19-05-2022 | 12:14:00
Oil and Gas has been a pillar supporting the Nigerian economy for a very long time. Rich in this natural resource, Nigeria may be guilty of neglecting other promising sectors, like Agriculture and even Insurance.
GET.invest Burundi kicks off first activities
19-05-2022 | 11:31:46
GET.invest Burund aiming to respond to the country’s need for affordable, reliable and clean access to energy services alongside its regional partners.
[Column] Kelly-Ann Mealia: South Africa advances Gas-to-Power agenda
13-05-2022 | 10:03:00
As South Africa experienced Stage 4 load-shedding last week, state-owned utility Eskom announced plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for the supply of gas to the Ankerlig and Gourikwa open-cycle gas turbine (OCGT) power stations in the Western Cape province.
IFC, Equity Group expand partnership to support small business lending, climate-smart projects across Eastern and Central Africa
10-05-2022 | 12:38:00
IFC and Equity Group are expanding their partnership to support the sustainable development of Africa by increasing access to financial services for small businesses and funding for green projects in six countries across Eastern and Central Africa.
African Development Bank invests in SPARK+ Africa Fund to deliver clean cooking solution
09-05-2022 | 10:07:36
The African Development Bank approved $5 million investment in the SPARK+ Africa Fund to deliver clean cooking solutions to over two million households across Africa.
African Development Bank approves $120m loan to build Malagarasi hydropower project in Tanzania
09-05-2022 | 10:07:35
The African Development Bank approved a $120 million loan to fund the construction of a 50 MW hydropower plant in Western Tanzania.
Bamboo Capital, Government of Madagascar, World Bank launch $40m energy access fund for Madagascar
09-05-2022 | 10:07:32
Bamboo Capital Partners has been appointed by the Government of Madagascar and the World Bank as the international fund manager for the Off-Grid Market Development Fund, a $40 million renewable energy access fund.
KBA, KCIC collaborate on advancing green financing in Kenya
09-05-2022 | 10:07:32
The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) and the Kenya Climate Innovation Centre (KCIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at advancing the green finance agenda in Kenya.
Bboxx secures $4m loan from FEI OGEF to accelerate energy access in DRC
09-05-2022 | 10:07:31
Bboxx, a next generation utility, has secured a $4 million loan from the Facility for Energy Inclusion Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (FEI OGEF), a debt fund managed by Lion’s Head Global Partners (LHGP), to accelerate Bboxx’s operations in the DRC.
Development Bank of Southern Africa launches €200m green bond
09-05-2022 | 10:07:27
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), announced the launch of its first €200 million green bond.
West African Development Bank issues first African sustainability bond
09-05-2022 | 10:07:27
Global investors welcomed the West African Development Bank’s first bond issue with sustainable development objectives (Sustainability Bonds).
EBRD, EU and partners support green investments in Morocco
09-05-2022 | 10:07:26
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) are supporting green investments by the private sector to strengthen Morocco’s economic recovery.
CDC announces joint funding to Greenlight Planet’s solar business
09-05-2022 | 10:07:12
CDC Group, UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, announced a joint commitment of $90 million in partnership with leading investors, to Greenlight Planet.
World Bank's financing to boost household access to affordable energy in Rwanda
09-05-2022 | 10:07:07
The World Bank approved $150 million in financing to improve access to modern energy for households, enterprises, and public institutions in Rwanda and to enhance the efficiency of electricity services.
DFC approves $3.6 billion of new investments in global development
09-05-2022 | 10:07:03
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) approved investments this quarter totaling more than $2.5 billion across nine projects that will advance development in Africa, Latin America, and emerging markets across the globe.
IFC, FMO support South Africa’s FirstRand increase access to climate financing
09-05-2022 | 10:06:43
IFC announced a loan to FirstRand Bank to enable increased financial and advisory support to energy-efficient and water-smart projects in South Africa, helping the country meet climate emission and other environmental targets.
Montauk Renewables lists on Johannesburg Stock Exchange, South Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:06:34
US based renewable energy company, Montauk Renewables, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s (JSE) Main Board, making this the first company listing for 2021.
World Bank approves $50m grant to improve access to electricity in Sierra Leone
09-05-2022 | 10:06:34
The World Bank approved a $50 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) to improve access to electricity in Sierra Leone and enhance institutional capacity and commercial management of the sector.
EIB invests €38.5 million in Burkina Faso's solar power projects and flood protection
09-05-2022 | 10:06:34
The European Investment Bank has confirmed EUR 38.5 million of new financial and technical support to transform renewable power generation in Burkina Faso and better protect its capital city from future flooding.
New IFC initiative helps banks in Mexico, Philippines, South Africa and Egypt scale climate finance
09-05-2022 | 10:06:29
Through a new initiative, IFC will work with financial institutions in four countries to mobilize private sector financing for climate mitigation and adaptation projects and help align financial-sector strategies with the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement.
EIB accelerates climate disaster recovery, clean energy and transport investment in Madagascar
09-05-2022 | 10:06:27
Reconstruction of road and rail links in the Madagascan capital Antananarivo will be accelerated following the disbursement of €16.4 million by the European Investment Bank.
IFC, Nedbank partner to increase green financing in South Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:06:14
IFC and Nedbank have partnered to increase financing for renewable energy projects in South Africa, helping the country transition to cleaner forms of power, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and create jobs in the renewables sector.
DFC, Rockefeller Foundation sign MOU to invest in solutions to end energy poverty
09-05-2022 | 10:06:13
The Rockefeller Foundation and U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work to end energy poverty by promoting investment in Distributed Renewable Energy around the world.
AfDB secures $90m in new donor funds to transform the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:06:08
The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced $90 million in new donor commitments for the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA).
AAIM raises $80m capital to finance sustainable infrastructure investments in sub-Saharan Africa
09-05-2022 | 10:06:04
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Africa infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has successfully completed a capital increase of $80 million for its flagship pan-African infrastructure fund, AIIF3.
AECF launches $8.5m grant to support clean energy businesses in Somalia
09-05-2022 | 10:06:00
The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) launched a $ 8.5 million grant facility to support adoption and diversification of renewable energy solutions in the Somalia and Somaliland.
EBRD, TAQA Arabia partner to promote private-to-private renewable energy in Egypt
09-05-2022 | 10:05:57
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is promoting the expansion of renewable energy in Egypt by supporting one of the first green private-to-private projects in the country, with an initial $4.2 million loan to TAQA PV for Solar Energy.
World Bank announces 35% finance target to support countries’ climate action
09-05-2022 | 10:05:56
The World Bank announced an ambitious target for 35% of its financing to have climate co-benefits, on average, over the next five years. It replaces an earlier target of reaching 28% by 2020, which was in place over the last 5 years.
Tanzania to produce 6,000mw from renewable energy by 2025 - President Hassan
03-05-2022 | 11:45:00
The President of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan has stated that the country has a goal of producing 6,000MW from renewable energy by 2025.
Eni partners with the Republic of Congo to increase gas production and supply
22-04-2022 | 10:41:56
The Republic of Congo and Eni signed a letter of intent in Brazzaville to increase gas production and export. 
FG, EU unveil electric motorcycles for Rural Nigeria
13-04-2022 | 12:53:00
The Federal Ministry of Power has in Lagos launched 10 electric-powered motorcycles manufactured by MAX Nigeria under its Electric Vehicle opportunities in rural and peri-urban communities in Nigeria.
[Egypt] Infrastructure and sustainability platform, Pylon, announces $19m funding round
12-04-2022 | 11:10:00
Pylon, the infrastructure management platform transforming electricity and water companies in emerging markets, announces a $19 million seed funding round.  
Eni and Sonatrach partner to increase gas supplies from Algeria through Transmed
12-04-2022 | 09:54:00
Eni and Sonatrach signed an agreement that will allow Eni to increase the quantities of gas imported through the TransMed / Enrico Mattei pipeline under the umbrella of the long term gas supply contract starting from the next autumn.
More than 60% of companies prioritize ESG in their digital transformations, report
04-04-2022 | 13:22:00
Sustainability is at the top of corporate agendas worldwide, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals have become major considerations in companies’ digital transformation programs.
Eni and bp to create new independent joint venture in Angola
14-03-2022 | 08:57:51
bp and Eni have signed an agreement to form a new 50/50 independent company, Azule Energy, a bp and Eni company, through the combination of the two companies’ Angolan businesses.
EV startup BasiGo flags off first electric buses in Kenya
10-03-2022 | 06:02:00
Nairobi headquartered e-mobility startup BasiGo has today flagged off the first electric buses in the country for passenger use. 
ECOWAS bank to scale-up development in Ivory Coast
09-03-2022 | 07:51:06
ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) having already invested approximately $397 million in the Ivorian economy, the bank is committed to scaling-up development and further increasing funding.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: A call for exports diversification for higher market gains
04-03-2022 | 11:28:00
Agriculturists and entrepreneurs are working harder than ever to address food sufficiency, but energy rests firmly on the government’s shoulders.
Nigeria signs natural gas MoU with Equatorial Guinea
04-03-2022 | 09:21:51
The west African oil rich nation of Nigeria signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Equatorial Guinea at the fifth Nigeria International Energy Summit 2022.
iSAT Africa selects Clear Blue Technologies as preferred partner for smart solar off-grid power
01-03-2022 | 15:50:44
Clear Blue Technologies International Inc., the Smart Off-Grid Company, today announced that it has entered a memorandum of understanding, with iSAT Africa, an integrated communications services provider serving Africa and the Middle East.
World Bank launches new Country Partnership Framework for Ghana
24-02-2022 | 09:45:00
The World Bank has launched a new five-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Ghana for 2022 - 2026. The CPF prioritizes investments in human capital, job creation, economic diversification and building a resilient health system.
Increased investment in agribusiness, energy and housing could grow Uganda’s economy, IFC - World Bank report
24-02-2022 | 09:37:00
A report published by the IFC and the World Bank found that Uganda could grow its economy, create jobs, and strengthen its trade position in East Africa by increasing private sector investment in its agribusiness, energy, and housing sectors.
Gas output from Sub-Saharan Africa set to double by 2030, driven by deepwater developments, Rystad Energy
24-02-2022 | 09:27:00
Untapped natural gas supplies in Sub-Saharan Africa are set to be unleashed this decade, with output more than doubling from 1.3 million barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) in 2021 to 2.7 million boepd in 2030 due to vast undeveloped deepwater resources.
Niger set to monetize massive gas reserves through Trans-Saharan Natural Gas Pipeline
22-02-2022 | 10:32:00
Enabling Europe to tap into West Africa’s abundant natural gas supplies, the Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline is expected to boost exploration in The Republic of the Niger and expand its energy industry.
EBRD approves new country strategy for Egypt
21-02-2022 | 10:51:03
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) approved its country strategy for Egypt, which focuses on three key priorities identified in cooperation with the Egyptian government.
IBM launches sustainability accelerator program for non-profits
18-02-2022 | 08:45:00
IBM announced the launch of the IBM Sustainability Accelerator, a global pro bono social impact program that applies IBM technologies and an ecosystem of experts to enhance and scale non-profit and government organization operations.
Le ministre Nigérien du Pétrole présente sa vision pour transformer l’Afrique de l’Ouest sur le pétrole et le gaz
17-02-2022 | 21:51:00
Le Ministre du Pétrole, de l'Energie et des Energies Renouvelables de la République du Niger, S.E.M. Mahamane Sani Mahamadou, appelle l'Afrique de l'Ouest à améliorer ses chaînes de valeur pétrolières, gazières et minières pour stimuler la croissance socio-économique régionale.
Les ministres régionaux signent la déclaration de Niamey et remettent le gazoduc transsaharien sur les rails
17-02-2022 | 21:43:00
Le Niger, l’Algérie et le Nigéria ont signé la “Déclaration de Niamey” lors de la troisième édition du Forum minier et pétrolier (ECOMOF) de la Communauté économique des États de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO).
EBRD, partners provide €25m to Crédit du Maroc to boost Morocco’s green transition
17-02-2022 | 10:18:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), with support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and the European Union, is providing a financial package of up to €25 million to Crédit du Maroc to boost Morocco’s green transition.
[Kenya] Sistema.bio closes $15.6m financing to scale climate-smart clean energy technology for farmers
15-02-2022 | 10:35:00
Sistema.bio announced the close of $15.6 million Series B investment round that included a mix of equity, debt and non-dilutive capital to support the continued growth and scale of the company’s innovative waste-to-energy technology.
FEDA invests in Ecow-Gas to promote LNG distribution in West Africa
04-02-2022 | 08:36:13
Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA), has announced that it has invested into Ecow-Gas B.V. (Ecowgas), a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) distribution infrastructure platform in the West Africa region.
AfDB extends $27.39 million grant to support development of mini grid and solar PV net metering in Ghana
02-02-2022 | 08:00:00
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a $27.39 million grant to Ghana for the development of renewable energy investments in the mini grid and net metering space.
Africa Oil announces positive amendments to its corporation facility
31-01-2022 | 09:31:55
Africa Oil Corp. is pleased to announce a number of positive amendments to its Corporate Facility.
Citi launches Sustainability-linked Supply Chain Finance program in Algeria
26-01-2022 | 14:36:00
Citi launched its first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Sustainability-linked Supply Chain Finance (SSCF) program in Algeria.
Le Plan du gaz du Congo promet d'élargir les opportunités d'exportation et de participer au développement national
26-01-2022 | 09:12:00
Afin d'optimiser le potentiel gazier du pays et de dynamiser son secteur des hydrocarbures, le Congo a élaboré et lancé un plan de valorisation de ses réserves estimées à 10 milliards de mètres cubes de gaz naturel
Congo’s gas master plan promises to expand export opportunities and domestic development
26-01-2022 | 09:03:00
In a bid to optimize the country’s gas potential and revitalize its hydrocarbons sector, Congo has put together and launched a plan to put its estimated 10 trillion cubic feet of natural gas reserves to good use.
Swedish-Kenyan electric vehicle tech startup Opibus launches first electric bus designed and developed in Africa
21-01-2022 | 12:06:00
Swedish-Kenyan electric vehicle technology startup Opibus has introduced the first all-electric bus in Kenya as well as the first African designed electric bus ever.
TotalEnergies sells its non-operated interest in block 14 offshore Angola
17-01-2022 | 10:03:23
TotalEnergies has signed an agreement to sell, jointly with Inpex, the company Angola Block 14 B.V. to the Angolan Company Somoil.
[Egypt] EIB supports Maspero metro station component in phase 3 of the Cairo Metro Line 3 project
12-01-2022 | 14:16:55
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has supported Maspero metro station component in phase 3 of the Cairo Metro Line 3 project in Egypt.
Global oil and gas investments to hit $628 billion in 2022 led by upstream gas and LNG, Rystad Energy
12-01-2022 | 09:08:00
Global oil and gas investments will expand by $26 billion this year as the industry continues its protracted recovery from the worst of the pandemic and the hurdles imposed by the Omicron variant.
[Kenya] KenGen completes 25 acres Ngong Forest Restoration Project
11-01-2022 | 08:08:52
Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen), has completed Phase One of the 25 acres Ngong Forest Restoration Project.
Dana Gas Egypt collections reach $39 million in December 2021
03-01-2022 | 10:15:00
Dana Gas PJSC has received a payment of $39 million from the Egyptian Government in December to its lowest levels since commencing operations there in 2007.
[Kenya] Biofuel startup, Koko Networks, launches new consumer goods business
30-12-2021 | 11:11:00
Koko Networks, a Kenya-based bio-fuel technology enterprise has extended its business to cover other fast-moving consumer goods, through a new tech platform that will capitalize on its established distribution networks in low-income neighborhoods.
Nigeria, Morocco collaborate on solar energy initiative
28-12-2021 | 11:44:00
The Federal Government, in collaboration with Morocco and Jigawa State government, is working towards providing solar powered Initiatives for enhancement of solar power energy.
IsDB approves $1.6 billion funding for projects in Africa, Asia and Europe
20-12-2021 | 12:04:00
In a significant increase in its financing operations, Jeddah-based AAA rated Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), approved $1.6 billion to finance 24 new development projects in 19 member countries located in Asia, Africa and Europe.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: The 'ember' months performance review
17-12-2021 | 13:31:00
The end of year (fondly referred to as ‘ember months’) tends to bring about anxieties of different sorts among Nigerians.
IFC, Nedbank issue green bond to fund green residential developments in South Africa
16-12-2021 | 09:04:00
To help improve access to certified green homes in South Africa, IFC and Nedbank have announced the issuance of a green residential development bond under Nedbank's domestic medium-term note program, with IFC as the anchor investor.
USTDA partners with Africa Investment Forum to support infrastructure solutions for sub-Saharan Africa
07-12-2021 | 11:40:14
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) launched a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Development Bank’s Africa Investment Forum (AIF) to support high-quality infrastructure solutions for sub-Saharan Africa.
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Industries unanimously look toward renewable, sustainable practices
03-12-2021 | 12:13:00
The Covid-19 crisis has been cause for numerous economic slumps round the world; companies were shut down, production halted, industries crippled and prices skyrocketed the world over.
Africa Data Centres selects DPT to provide renewable energy for its data centres in South Africa
03-12-2021 | 09:32:50
Africa Data Centres has selected Distributed Power Technologies (DPT) to provide renewable energy and storage solutions for its data centres across South Africa.
Electricity demand hits new record high driven by green energy in the wake of post-COVID-19 recovery
29-11-2021 | 11:47:37
The demand for electricity in Kenya hit a new record this week rising to a peak of 2,036MW, the highest ever recorded in history, marking a significant resurgence in demand since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020.
[Tanzania] Tech Mahindra partners with TANESCO to drive digital transformation, improve efficiency
24-11-2021 | 10:49:00
Tech Mahindra, a provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services & solutions, has partnered with TANESCO to enable digital transformation to support future ready applications.
L'AfDB et le Madagascar signent des accords de 36,5 millions d’euros pour des réseaux de transport d’électricité
19-11-2021 | 10:05:00
Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement et le gouvernement de Madagascar ont signé des accords de financement de 36,48 millions d’euros pour le renforcement et interconnexion des réseaux de transport d’énergie électrique à Madagascar.
PXGEO receives Egyptian 3D towed streamer project award for Q4 2021
17-11-2021 | 08:17:54
PXGEO has been awarded a project in the Egyptian Red Sea to commence in November 2021 with an approximate duration of four months and will be acquired by seismic vessel PXGEO 2.
African telecommunications group Econet launches Cassava Technologies
11-11-2021 | 07:42:00
African telecommunications group Econet, announced the launch of Cassava Technologies, bringing together Econet’s digital services and digital infrastructure product segments.
The African Energy Chamber announces list of Africa’s top 25 Movers and Shakers for 2022
27-10-2021 | 09:58:00
By bringing attention to the individuals driving Africa’s energy growth, the recently launched ‘State of African Energy 2022 Outlook’ aims to highlight the expectations for 2022 across the continent.
[Senegal] Spearheading training for Senegal´s new oil & gas professionals
26-10-2021 | 08:42:00
Senegal has put in place a number of measures to promote the development of local content as part of the country´s long-term economic development program, the Emerging Senegal Plan.
Vodafone partners with Thales to connect customers with Eco-SIM card
21-10-2021 | 08:26:00
Vodafone has partnered with Thales to connect customers with an Eco-SIM card, a product whose card body is made out of 100% recycled plastic from refrigerator interiors.
[Startup Interview] Adedokun Muhammed-Ali Adedeji, Founder, Brightcloud Automobile, Nigeria
20-10-2021 | 11:17:00
Adedokun Muhammed-Ali Adedeji is a Nigerian innovator, entrepreneur and logistics manager. A green mobility advocate, Adedokun is the founder of Brightcloud Automotive.
Sub-Saharan Africa exits recession in 2021, recovery still vulnerable, Africa Pulse
08-10-2021 | 10:26:00
Sub-Saharan Africa is set to emerge from the 2020 recession sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic with growth expected to expand by 3.3 percent in 2021. This is one percent higher than the April 2021 forecast according to the latest edition of Africa Pulse.
Nigerian fintech startup Infibranches secures $2m funding from All On to drive growth in the renewable energy sector
23-09-2021 | 11:28:00
Shell-funded impact investment company All On announced a $2 million investment in fintech company, Infibranches Technologies, to help bridge the energy distribution gap in underserved rural and peri-urban areas of Nigeria.
DFC invests $10m in Nithio FI to scale clean energy financing in Africa
22-09-2021 | 12:20:00
U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC), has invested $10 million in Nithio's Financial Intermediary, Nithio FI, an AI-enabled clean energy financing platform, to scale clean energy financing in Africa.
Technip Energies partners with NPCC to advance energy transition in the UAE and MENA region
22-09-2021 | 08:57:07
Technip Energies and National Petroleum Construction Company, NPCC, a subsidiary of National Marine Dredging company, have signed an MoU to advance energy transition in the UAE and countries in the MENA region.
[South Africa] Sasol, Haldor Topsøe expand G2L licensing collaboration to grow sustainable synthetic fuels and chemicals globally
17-09-2021 | 09:17:00
Haldor Topsøe and Sasol have expanded their G2L collaboration to jointly license and develop their technologies for sustainable liquid fuels and chemicals production through Fischer-Tropsch (FT) technology.
APICORP unveils ESG policy framework to support energy transition in the MENA region
16-09-2021 | 11:43:00
The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), an energy-focused multilateral development bank, unveiled its new ESG policy framework to support energy transition in its member countries and beyond.
[Kenya] KenGen gets the nod to sell four million tonnes of carbon credits
15-09-2021 | 09:15:36
Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has been cleared to sell an equivalent of 4.6 million tonnes of carbon emissions earned over the last 18 months.
AIIM acquires stake in Sodigaz to deliver clean fuel to African homes
14-09-2021 | 08:56:00
The African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has acquired a significant stake in Sodigaz, an LPG distributor based in Burkina Faso and Benin.
Vodacom installs solar-powered sites in South Africa to reduce carbon emissions
13-09-2021 | 14:34:33
As part of Vodacom’s energy and carbon management strategy and commitment to reducing its impact on the environment, Vodacom has installed new solar-powered sites in Polokwane, Vereeniging and Bloemfontein.
African Energy week maintains a strong position on the role of women in Africa’s energy transformation
10-09-2021 | 14:27:00
African Energy Week will ensure women take up their rightful seat at the global energy table.
LG sets goal to utilize more than half million tonnes of recycled plastic by 2030
10-09-2021 | 11:25:00
LG Electronics (LG) announced its goal to use almost 600,000 tonnes of recycled plastic by 2030 in a concerted effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the value chain.
EBRD partners with NBKE to promote renewable energy and efficiency in Egypt
10-09-2021 | 08:50:00
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is boosting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Egypt with $25 million loan to the National Bank of Kuwait Egypt (NBKE).
USTDA supports clean energy access and utility digitalization in Benin
09-09-2021 | 12:41:31
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced grant funding for technical assistance to help Beninese company Sherlock Grids SAS expand and improve clean energy access to rural communities across the country.
USTDA supports grid modernization in Algeria
09-09-2021 | 12:31:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) awarded a technical assistance grant to Algeria’s transmission system operator, Société Algérienne Gestionnaire du Réseau de Transport de l’Electricité (GRTE), to modernize its electricity grid.
AMDA signs MoU with REA to promote minigrids and decentralized utilities in Zambia
09-09-2021 | 12:18:00
The Africa Minigrid Developers Association (AMDA) and the Rural Electrification Authority (REA) Zambia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at promoting minigrids and decentralized utilities for rural electrification.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers acquires stake in West African LPG distributor
09-09-2021 | 11:19:03
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s largest infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has acquired a significant stake in Sodigaz, an LPG distributor based in Burkina Faso and Benin, through AIIM’s flagship pan-African infrastructure fund, AIIF3. 
Grande Côte Opérations signs MoU with CrossBoundary for construction of hybrid solar power station in Senegal
09-09-2021 | 10:29:00
Grande Côte Opérations (GCO), a subsidiary of the Eramet Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CrossBoundary Energy for the construction of a 13 MW hybrid solar power station with 8 MW battery storage in Senegal.